Cruises from Long Beach
Long Beach is one of the most popular U.S. cruise departure ports
Cruises out of Long Beach:Located in Los Angeles County on the West Coast of sunny Southern California. Long Beach is home to many attractions that are sure to delight the whole family.
Before embarking on your cruise from Long Beach, take a day to tour the famous Queen Mary ship, which at one time was the fastest ocean liner in the world from 1936 to 1952. This historic ship is permanently docked in Long Beach, and some say is now haunted. Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific which houses over 12,500 aquatic animals and includes an interactive Shark Lagoon where you can actual pet a shark or sting ray.
Cruises from Long Beach around April could double as a chance to witness the Long Beach Grand Prix in action where Indy cars race through the streets of downtown Long Beach. Or for those inclined, plan your cruise from Long Beach during May or June and attend the third largest yearly Gay Pride Festival in the United States.
Cruises from Long Beach usually include itineraries that sail to Hawaii, through the Panama Canal, to Baja Mexico and the Mexican Riviera. Other itineraries include sailing from Long Beach to the South Pacific, South America and even a Transatlantic journey. Currently, there are about nine different cruise lines that offer cruises from Long Beach to the aforementioned regions above. Some of the more popular cruise lines are Carnival, Princess, Norwegian, Cunard, Holland America and Oceania.
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