Community Contest Week of April 9: Favorite Departure Port

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#61
USA
67 Posts
Joined Jan 2015
Our favorite ports to sail out of (for the sheer beauty of it) are:
Venice
Stockholm
NYC
Sydney, AU
Seattle
Kotor
San Diego
San Francisco

Each have their own individual appeal, but all are beautiful just the same.
#62
Downingtown, PA.
570 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
Any port that a ship sails out of is my favorite port. The two closes to home are Baltimore, MD and Bayonne, NJ.
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#65
USA
67 Posts
Joined Jan 2015
Originally posted by wardbigpapa
Any port that a ship sails out of is my favorite port. The two closes to home are Baltimore, MD and Bayonne, NJ.
You make a great point.
#66
Washington, D.C.
34 Posts
Joined Mar 2016
Baltimore is nice because it is the closest port to me (although still a 2 hour drive). However, my favorite port is Port Canaveral. I enjoy sailing into that port from Baltimore. It is very beautiful and the start of warm weather. Also, there are many fun attractions to see and experience when you get off of the ship.
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#67
New York
35 Posts
Joined Dec 2009
Miami, we always go a day prior and there are a ton of shops and things to do. Our last cruise we watched other ships leave while we ate dinner at a Cuban restaurant. Then walked along and watched people bring in their catches from the day.
#68
central florida coast
1,327 Posts
Joined Mar 2010
While the Caribbean ports are nice and Europe is great, my favorite is

New York, New York

The sail to Bermuda was a rough one on the Atlantic but the skyscrapers were beautiful with the sea as background.


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