The Big Apple is always a good idea, but little do you know it is a great jumping off point for vacations, big or small. New York City has endless travel options from subways to buses, but many people are unaware of its thriving cruise industry. So, this week’s blog will feature the Rubinsohn Travel top picks for the coolest cruises from New York City and beyond!
New York to Southampton, England, 7 nights
Ship: Queen Mary 2
Price: Starting $909/ person for sailing beginning January 2020
Why we love it: The transatlantic journey begins in New York City, and lands in Southampton, England. Days 2-7 guests will be at Sea, but there is never a shortage of fun and food. Relax with performances of Shakespeare, mini soufflé sandwiches, and daily afternoon tea to get visitors in an English state of mind. Once visitors arrive in Southampton, the days will be filled with visiting historic landmarks such as Royal Windsor Castle or Prehistoric Stonehenge.
New York to Quebec, Canada, 7 nights
Ship: Queen Mary 2
Price: Starting from $649/person for the sailing leaving Sept. 1, 2019
Why we love it: This cruise is the perfect opportunity to get a taste of the remote calm waters of Canada. Sail from New York City, to Bar Harbor in Maine, and Canada’s Corner Brook and Sept Îles, en route to Quebec. When you arrive in the French-speaking province of Quebec, it will feel like you’ve touched down in France without the jet lag.
New York to Bermuda and the West Indies, 15 days
Ship: Viking Sea, Viking Sun, or Viking Star
Price: Starting from $3,499/person
Why we love it: This cruise lets guests visit seven countries in 15 days! Sail over the crystal blue waters of Bermuda while you sip on a fruity cocktail along the sandy beaches. Then take a dip in the waters of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, and taste the authentic Puerto Rican foods in San Juan. This once in a lifetime adventure gives travelers the freedom to sip and sail on this unforgettable tropical cruise.
New York to Rome, 15 days
Ship: Norwegian Getaway
Price: Starting from $1,099/person
Why we love it: Sit back and relax at sea for five days as you travel through Portuguese Azores islands on this 10-stop cruise. Guests will enjoy homemade Italian cuisine, an untouchable selection of fine Italian wines, feast on fresh fish before arriving in Lisbon, Portugal, before arriving in Italy.
So, if you’re ready to get cruisin’ call Rubinsohn Travel today to start sailing your next dream destinations.