9 Night Bermuda & Eastern Caribbean on Liberty of the Seas from Cape Liberty, New York, New Jersey Zip Lines on the Coast, Labadee, Haiti
The 9 Night Bermuda & Eastern Caribbean from Cape Liberty, New York, New Jersey visits Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda; Labadee, Haiti; La Romana, Dominican Republic; Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; Cape Liberty (New York), New Jersey. Explore our cruise itineraries and choose from a variety of rooms depending on your needs and budget. Start planning your next cruise vacation by selecting a destination and departure port.
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9 Night Bermuda & Eastern Caribbean
Itinerary Overview
Explore Liberty of the Seas
Day 1 - Cape Liberty (New York), New Jersey
Day 2 - Cruising
Day 3 - Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda
Day 4 - Cruising
Day 5 - Labadee, Haiti
Day 6 - La Romana, Dominican Republic
Day 7 - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Day 8 - 9 - Cruising
Day 10 - Cape Liberty (New York), New Jersey
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Zip Lines on the Coast, Labadee, Haiti
Zip Lines on the Coast, Labadee, Haiti
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9 Night Bermuda & Eastern Caribbean

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Leaving from
Cape Liberty (New York), New Jersey
Onboard
Liberty of the Seas
Day Port
1
Cape Liberty (New York), New Jersey
Departs at 4:00 PM
2
Cruising
Day at sea
3
Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda
From 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4
Cruising
Day at sea
5
Labadee, Haiti
From 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6
La Romana, Dominican Republic
From 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
From 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8 - 9
Cruising
Day at sea
10
Cape Liberty (New York), New Jersey
Arrives at 7:00 AM
*Port sequence may vary by sailing date.
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Your ship Liberty of the Seas

Your ship
Liberty of the Seas
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Liberty of the Seas, Aerial Aft View
An aerial view of the aft of the Liberty of the Seas showing the Flowrider® and The Perfect Storm℠ waterslides
Get to know
Liberty of the Seas
Liberty of the Seas® is the ultimate adventure filled with adrenaline-amping thrills like The Perfect Storm℠, bold new flavors like Tuscan delights at Giovanni's Table, and showstopping entertainment, from parades to your favorite tunes in Broadway at Sea.

GO BIG OR STAY HOME

Unleash your inner daredevil on The Perfect Storm℠ dueling waterslides, or have a hang-ten hangout on the FlowRider® surf simulator. Little explorers can soak up fun by the gallon at Splashaway Bay℠, and the whole family can enjoy an adventure on ice at one of the only ice skating rinks at sea.

FLAVOR FROM EVERY ANGLE

Dig into rustic Tuscan fare at Giovanni's Table, savor prime steaks at Chops Grille℠, raise a glass of your favorite red or white at Vintages, and sweeten up your adventure with a classic milkshake at Johnny Rockets®.

INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

Only Royal Caribbean® offers you  a prime seat to catch all the brightest stars of Broadway. If its g-force spins and dazzling costumes you're after, head to the ice skating rink for a night of glitter and glam. And keep an eye out for guest performers at our live music venues. 

Day 1: Cape Liberty, New Jersey

Day 1
Cape Liberty
New York, New Jersey
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Nassau Street Fulton Street One World Trade Center WTC, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Nassau Street Fulton Street One World Trade Center WTC, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Things to do in
Cape Liberty
Departs at 4:00 PM
With a front-and-center-stage view of Lower New York Harbor, Cape Liberty is only a hop, skip and a short subway ride away from New York City. This dizzying urban landscape is filled to the brim with non-stop adventure around every street corner. Tucked among the Wall Street skyscrapers and bright Broadway lights, you’ll discover ethnic enclaves, like the famed Little Italy, historic brownstones, Old World cathedrals and leafy Central Park. Take in world-renowned exhibits at MoMA or the Guggenheim. Trace America’s multicultural past at Ellis Island and walk across the Brooklyn Bridge before or after boarding your New Jersey cruise. Or snap a selfie with Lady Liberty, with the Big Apple’s skyline dazzling in the background.
Times Square Manhattan Manhattan, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Times Square Manhattan Manhattan, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

CITY PASS

Sightseeing in Manhattan excites and amazes like nowhere else— and every neighborhood presents a fascinating, unique personality. Tour Rockefeller Center and catch a show at Radio City Music Hall. Walk the High Line and soak in the urban buzz of Times Square. New York cruises allow you to experience it all— by tour bus, subway, or on foot.
Empire State Building Observatory Deck View, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Empire State Building Observatory Deck View, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

GO SKY HIGH

Stand among skyscrapers at one of New York’s scenic observation decks. Admire Central Park from the open-air Top of the Rock. Enjoy twinkling evening views from the top of the Empire State Building. Or venture 104 floors up to the One World Observatory in the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Long Island Beach Montauk Point Lighthouse, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Long Island Beach Montauk Point Lighthouse, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

OFF THE GRID

Cruises from New York allow you to explore the Staten Island Zoo or cheer on the Yankees in The Bronx. International culture and cuisine await you in Queens, while wineries and beaches speckle Long Island. Or stop in Hoboken, a pedestrian-friendly town where you can stroll along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway across from Manhattan’s glimmering skyline.
Street Food Vendor at Night, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Street Food Vendor at Night, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

LOCAL CUISINE

With some 20,000 sit-down restaurants, this is a foodie’s paradise. Many iconic dishes have been rubber-stamped by New York— pizza, bagels, hot dogs and cheesecake included. Savor steamy dumplings in Chinatown. Slurp down Blue Point oysters in Chelsea Market. Or munch on the legendary cronut. Then sip a Manhattan cocktail to cap off the night in NYC.
Leather Shoes Close Up, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Leather Shoes Close Up, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

SHOPPING

This global shopping capital covers it all: from big department stores like Barney’s along glitzy Madison Avenue, to souvenir shops selling “I Love NY” T-shirts. Hit up the Historic Orchard Street Shopping District for leather goods, or SoHo for cutting-edge fashions. Greenwich Village is best for books, records and craft shops, and it is a must-see when you cruise out of New York.

Day 2: Cruising

Day 2
Cruising
At Sea
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Couple Riding the Tidal Wave
Couple Screaming while Riding the Tidal Wave
PLAY ANY WAY YOU LIKE
Splashaway Boy Sliding Smiling
Splashaway Boy Sliding Smiling

Splashaway Bay℠

The fun comes in gallons. This bigger, better kids aqua park features slides, water cannons, waterfalls and more. And when the drench bucket gets full, everyone gets wet.
Vitality Spa Manicure Teen Nails
Vitality Spa Manicure Teen Nails

Spa & Fitness Center

A luxurious sanctuary offering signature treatments, medi-spa services, and a full-service salon to make you glow from the inside out. Browse our spa menu for pricing.
Mariner of the Seas The Perfect Storm Water Slide
Man Sliding on the side of Mariner on The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm℠

Up for adventure? Put on your brave face and get ready to race through twists, turns and next-level thrills on the boldest slides at sea. No matter which ship you sail on, The Perfect Storm℠ waterslides take excitement off the charts.
Boy Ice Skating with his Family
Family's First Time Ice Skating

Ice Skating

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve got moves like the Great One, you’ll have a great time every time at the ice skating rink.

Day 3: Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda

Day 3
Royal Naval Dockyard
Bermuda
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Bermuda Beach
Bermuda Tranquil Beach
Things to do in
Royal Naval Dockyard
From 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
From its pastel-painted estates to its pink sand beaches and turquoise shores, Bermuda is a land bursting with color. It’s also one of the world’s top diving and golf destinations. Set out beyond the historic Royal Naval Dockyard and you’ll discover 1700s-era British colonial landmarks, pretty towns and secluded beaches— you can explore them by rented scooter, but be prepared to drive on the left side of the road. Come with an appetite and enjoy superb delicacies like fish chowder made with sherry peppers and the favorite local dessert, Horton’s award-winning black rum cake.
Clock Tower Mall Dockyard, Bermuda
Clock Tower Mall Dockyard, Bermuda

ROYAL WELCOME

Your adventure begins at the Royal Naval Dockyard, where you’ll find local artisans, waterfront restaurants, pubs and more nestled among stone structures dating back to the late 18th century.
House Gate Garden, Bermuda
House Gate Garden, Bermuda

HISTORY IN HAMILTON

The capital of Bermuda, Hamilton was founded in 1790. Now, this colonial town is a buzzing hub of boutiques, specialty shops and galleries.
St. George Unfinished Church, Bermuda
St. George Unfinished Church, Bermuda

HISTORIC ST. GEORGE’S

St. George’s was the original capital of Bermuda, settled over four hundred years ago by the English. These days its historical forts and homes are a main attraction— plus St. Peter’s Church, the oldest Anglican church in the Western hemisphere.
Bermuda, Codfish With Potatoes
A plate of codfish with potatoes and a hard boiled egg

Local Cuisine

Cruise to Bermuda and tuck in to a traditional dish of codfish with potatoes, served the English way with a hard-boiled egg, or Portuguese style in a tomato-onion sauce. And be sure to pair your meal with one of the island’s signature cocktails: the Dark ‘n Stormy and the Bermuda Rum Swizzle.
Farmers Market, Bermuda
Farmers Market, Bermuda

Shopping

Purchase a pair of original Bermuda shorts at The English Sports Shop in St. George’s. Or browse the extensive cigar collection at Chatham House in Hamilton. For Bermuda-made goods and handicrafts, head to the Clock Tower shopping mall at the Royal Naval Dockyard.

Day 4: Cruising

Day 4
Cruising
At Sea
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Fresh Baked Pepperoni Pizza Served, Sorrento's
Fresh Baked Pepperoni Pizza Served, Sorrento's
LET THE FLAVOR FEST BEGIN
Johnny Rockets Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads and Milkshakes
Johnny Rockets Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads and Milkshakes

Johnny Rockets®

Johnny Rockets, since 1986 serves up burgers, shakes, fries and fun in a cool retro atmosphere. Join the fun onboard and relax into simply good times with good food to share.
Lobster and Crab Dish at Chef's Table
Lobster & Alaska king crab main entree, served at the Elegant Chefs Table restaurant. One of the best cruise line fine dining

Chef's Table

Welcome to Chef’s Table, the most exclusive and elevated dining experience on our fleet. Join an intimate group of fellow foodies on a private epicurean journey led by the ship’s Chef de Cuisine. You’ll sit down to a white tablecloth dinner spotlighting five exquisite courses that range from scallop carpaccio with yuzu vinaigrette, to grilled filet mignon served with truffle potato puree — each expertly paired with the perfect wine to highlight every flavor on the menu.
Giovannis Table Creamy Lasagna
Hot Lasagna

Giovanni's Table

Every meal at Giovanni’s Table is a family-style celebration of rustic Italian flavor. You’ll find all your favorite Old-World classics on the menu here, like house focaccia served with marinated artichokes, olives and pesto, fluffy gnocchi tossed in a thyme-scented sauce of lamb and root vegetables, traditional risotto finished with porcini and truffle mushroom tapenade, and veal osso buco paired with creamy cheese polenta, ripe tomatoes and sautéed green beans.
Main Dining Room Lamb Rib Dish
A white plate with three lab ribs at the Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room

In the Main Dining Room, you can experience flavors that take you from Jamaica to Jaipur, a rotating menu of delicious dishes always offering something unexpected. A multi-level restaurant that in the morning is the perfect spot to enjoy a hearty brunch paired with refreshing mimosas, at dinnertime transforms into a world class dining experience with a menu that invites you to taste your way around the world course by course.

Day 5: Labadee, Haiti

Day 5
Labadee
Haiti
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Zip Lines on the Coast, Labadee, Haiti
Zip Lines on the Coast, Labadee, Haiti
Things to do in
Labadee
From 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Beachside meets mountainside on the shores of Labadee — a Royal Caribbean® private destination on Haiti’s northern coast. Here you’ll find pristine sands, coral reefs and jungle-covered hilltops nestling lagoon-like bays. There’s no shortage of places to relax and recharge across five stretches of beach. Or dial up the thrills on an active adventure like a half-mile-long zip line ride over the ocean. And fascinating culture, history and the natural beauty of Haiti’s spectacular coasts wait to be discovered around every corner. Escape to the Western Caribbean for a wilder way to experience paradise.
Labadee Haiti Man Cliff Diving off a Cave Rock
Labadee Haiti Man Cliff Diving off a Cave Rock

FLIP FLOPS & MOUNTAINTOPS

Labadee is a private destination just for Royal Caribbean® guests on Haiti’s northern coast where beachside and mountainside converge. A Labadee cruise will give you a front row seat to the natural beauty of the island’s spectacular coasts. If it’s thrills you’re after, there are plenty of ways to fill your day with adventure. But there’s also no shortage of places to relax and recharge across five stretches of beach. Sugar-white sands, swaying palm trees and rolling green mountains provide an idyllic backdrop to the island getaway of your daydreams — so settle in and set your sight on paradise.
Labadee Haiti Man Parasailing by the Coast
Labadee Haiti Man Parasailing by the Coast

CHASE ADVENTURE IN PARADISE

Beyond the beaches, a cruise to Labadee leads you to a true thrill-seekers playground. The island is home to endless adrenaline-amping adventures. Whether you go gliding superman-style across the ocean, bouncing along floating trampolines on the water — or anywhere in between — your heart will be racing with excitement in no time. And if sightseeing is more your speed, you can rev up the action on that too, with a parasail or speedboat ride along the coast. What thrill will you chase first? No matter what you choose, exhilarating adventures await.
Local Musicians Playing Instruments for Guests, Labadee, Haiti
Local Musicians Playing Instruments for Guests, Labadee, Haiiti

RHYTHM & VIEWS

Immerse yourself in the rich history and colorful culture of Labadeeon a guided walking, kayak or speedboat tour of the island. Step into Le Village, an authentic Haitian teaching village where you can experience the sights, sounds and rhythms of everyday life. Listen to local music and watch as coffee and peanut butter are made from scratch before visiting the fishermen’s boats to check out the fresh catch of the day. Explore the ruins of a trading post dedicated to a tenacious entrepreneur of old at Nellie’s Tower. Then listen for the sound of the “breathing” beast at Dragon’s Rock —where waves crash into shoreline rocks.

Day 6: La Romana, Dominican Republic

Day 6
La Romana
Dominican Republic
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La Romana Tropical Beach
La Romana Tropical Beach
Things to do in
La Romana
From 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
If you’re looking for an authentic taste of the Dominican Republic, this port is the perfect spot to get your fix. There are countless things to do in La Romana, Dominican Republic, whether you’re more of an outdoor adventurer, beachcomber, or culinary connoisseur. Nature buffs will love exploring Cueva de las Maravillas, a massive cave system that’s home to ancient Taino pictographs. There’s also the secluded, palm-fringed shores of Playa Bayahibe, where you can unwind away from crowds but within walking distance of great local restaurants. And if you fancy a day on the green, you’re in luck — La Romana has plenty of beautiful golf courses to choose from.
Coconut palms on popular Canto de la Playa in Saona Island
Coconut palms on popular Canto de la Playa in Saona Island

NATURE CALLS

There is so much to do in Cotubanamá National Park, you’ll be hard-pressed to fit it all into one day. There are caves to explore, hiking trails dotted with freshwater springs, swaths of beautiful white beach, and great snorkeling along the coast. Keep an eye on the sky — the whole park is home to more than 300 types of birds.
Insider tip
Spanish is the official language of the Dominican Republic, but don’t worry if you’re not fluent — English is widely spoken in many tourist areas.
Amphitheatre in Altos de Chavon, Casa de Campo
Amphitheatre in Altos de Chavon, Casa de Campo

OLD WORLD WONDERS

Tucked away in the green hills of the Dominican countryside, is Altos de Chavon. This must-visit marvel was built to resemble a sixteenth-century Mediterranean village. Wander along its idyllic cobblestone streets, peek at its beautiful terraced villas, and pose for a picture at its sprawling, 5,000-seat Grecian-style amphitheater, which has hosted performances by Andrea Bocelli, Juan Luis Guerra, Marc Anthony and more.
Insider tip
Make sure to pack mosquito repellant and sunscreen — most of the best activities here are outdoors.
Catalina island - Playa de la isla Catalina
Catalina island - Playa de la isla Catalina

UNDERSEA DISCOVERIES

Surrounded by crystal clear waters just a mile-and-a-half off the mainland, Catalina Island is a favorite destination among snorkelers and divers. Most come here by catamaran to float above the colorful reefs, sandbars, and a seventeenth-century shipwreck teeming with sea life. Onshore you can explore mangroves and lots of beautiful beaches.
Insider tip
It’s good to have Dominican pesos on hand to tip your waiters, bartenders, and guides. ATMs are widely available, safe to use, and usually provide the best exchange rate.
Pork Tripe Stew
Pork Tripe Stew

LOCAL CUISINE

Dominican cuisine blends influences from Spain, Africa and the Middle East, just to name a few. If you’re visiting on a cruise to La Romana, don’t miss out on local specialties like sancocho, a fish stew said to have originated in the Spanish Canary Islands, and habichuelas con dulce, a creamy dessert made of sweet beans.
Sale of hats in a gift shop at the Bayahibe beach
Sale of hats in a gift shop at the Bayahibe beach

SHOPPING

La Romana is home to all kinds of artists and artisans. Drop into any gallery and you’ll find beautiful works by local masters specializing in sculpting, painting, metalworking and more. And in Altos de Chavón, you can shop clothing by famed local designers and stunning jewelry made with amber and larimar, a rare blue stone found only in the Dominican Republic.

Day 7: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Day 7
Puerto Plata
Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic Puerta Plata Marina Aerial
Dominican Republic Puerta Plata Marina Aerial
Things to do in
Puerto Plata
From 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Puerto Plata is the Dominican Republic's oldest city in the north and a tourism pioneer. Nestled by the ocean with a mountainous backdrop, the city offers a lively pier, which is known as the Malecon, colorful shops, and opulent homes from the 1800s. The city is famous for Parque Independencia (also known as Parque Central), a park fringed by royal palms and Victorian architecture. In Puerto Plata, you can hop on a cable car for sky-high views, take a tour of the local cacao farms, and buy some of the clearest amber in the world.

View from the Top

Monte Isabel de Torres is about 2,600 feet above sea level and crowned by a statue of Christ. Head to the stunning botanical gardens or enjoy the hiking trails. Feel like a ride? Take a cable car to the very top of the mountain for panoramic views.
Insider tip
Visit Cabarete, known as the kitesurfing capital, to give this water sport a try.
Dominican Republic Sosua Beach Sunny Day
Dominican Republic Sosua Beach Sunny Day

Sosua Beach

One of the most popular beaches in Puerto Plata, Sosua is a stretch of fluffy sand with gorgeous transparent waters ideal for swimming and snorkeling. There are also several busy restaurants and bars nearby to enjoy after your time on the beach.
Insider tip
You can explore Monte Isabel de Torres on your own.

Casa de Cultura

La Casa de la Cultura is a three-story Victorian house and home to the local arts — don't miss out on all of the events and exhibits that take place here. It has a contemporary art gallery, a library and a store which sells local art and books.
Insider tip
See Charcos de Damajagua, which is composed of 27 waterfalls with canyons.
Dominican Republic Fish Coconut Milk
Dominican Republic Fish Coconut Milk

Cuisine

Order a nice plate of la Bandera, a meat stew with rice, beans, and fried plantains. And if you're looking for fruits of the sea, try a saucy Pescado con coco (fish in coconut sauce).
Dominican Republic Amber Balls Local Shopping
Dominican Republic Amber Balls Local Shopping

Shopping

Puerto Plata is famous for the production of the oldest, most translucent amber in the world and you can set those amber stones in any type of jewelry, taking a piece of Puerto Plata with you. There's also plenty of shopping in Playa Dorada, which is a complex stocking bottles of mamajuana (a local drink), beachwear and local fruits.

Day 8 - 9: Cruising

Day 8 - 9
Cruising
At Sea
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Nigh Time at  the Pool Deck on Liberty of the Seas
Pool Deck on Liberty of the Seas
NIGHTS YOU'LL NEVER FORGET
Boleros Seats by the Bar
Oasis of the Seas, Boleros, restaurant, lounge, casual seating, dining

Boleros

Whether you’re stopping by for an after dinner drink or joining the salsa-stepping party, nighttime sizzles at Boleros. This Latin-themed club serves up Cuban mojitos, Brazilian caipirinhas, and your favorite classic cocktails to the sound of a six-piece band playing salsa, cumbia, merengue and samba.
Ice Skating Shows Performers Dancing Colorful
Performers dancing in colorful costumes during ice skating shows onboard a cruise.

Ice Skating Shows

Royal Caribbean is the first and only cruise line with ice-skating rinks right onboard, plus complimentary ice spectaculars with amazing jumps, lifts, and spins performed by professional skaters .
Vintages Couple Having Dinner
Couple Enjoying a Bottle of Wine

Vintages

Whether it’s malbec, merlot, riesling or pinot grigio, you’re sure to find all your beloved reds or whites at Vintages wine bar. From France to California, the wide world of wine is well-represented through extensive partnerships with top winemakers, including some exclusive bottles you won't find anywhere else.
Schooner Bar Close-Up
VY, Voyager, revite, public rooms, revitalization, Schooner Bar, bar, restaurant, dining, drinks,

Schooner Bar

Wrap up your night at Schooner Bar, where perfectly mixed cocktails and live entertainment come together in a warm-lit nautical-themed lounge. Cozy up in a seat under the mast, by the portholes, or right by the gleaming grand piano. The sing-along's about to begin.

Day 10: Cape Liberty, New Jersey

Day 10
Cape Liberty
New York, New Jersey
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Inside court of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Inside court of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Things to do in
Cape Liberty
Arrives at 7:00 AM
With a front-and-center-stage view of Lower New York Harbor, Cape Liberty is only a hop, skip and a short subway ride away from New York City. This dizzying urban landscape is filled to the brim with non-stop adventure around every street corner. Tucked among the Wall Street skyscrapers and bright Broadway lights, you’ll discover ethnic enclaves, like the famed Little Italy, historic brownstones, Old World cathedrals and leafy Central Park. Take in world-renowned exhibits at MoMA or the Guggenheim. Trace America’s multicultural past at Ellis Island and walk across the Brooklyn Bridge before or after boarding your New Jersey cruise. Or snap a selfie with Lady Liberty, with the Big Apple’s skyline dazzling in the background.
Times Square Manhattan Manhattan, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Times Square Manhattan Manhattan, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

CITY PASS

Sightseeing in Manhattan excites and amazes like nowhere else— and every neighborhood presents a fascinating, unique personality. Tour Rockefeller Center and catch a show at Radio City Music Hall. Walk the High Line and soak in the urban buzz of Times Square. New York cruises allow you to experience it all— by tour bus, subway, or on foot.
Empire State Building Observatory Deck View, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Empire State Building Observatory Deck View, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

GO SKY HIGH

Stand among skyscrapers at one of New York’s scenic observation decks. Admire Central Park from the open-air Top of the Rock. Enjoy twinkling evening views from the top of the Empire State Building. Or venture 104 floors up to the One World Observatory in the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Long Island Beach Montauk Point Lighthouse, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Long Island Beach Montauk Point Lighthouse, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

OFF THE GRID

Cruises from New York allow you to explore the Staten Island Zoo or cheer on the Yankees in The Bronx. International culture and cuisine await you in Queens, while wineries and beaches speckle Long Island. Or stop in Hoboken, a pedestrian-friendly town where you can stroll along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway across from Manhattan’s glimmering skyline.
Street Food Vendor at Night, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Street Food Vendor at Night, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

LOCAL CUISINE

With some 20,000 sit-down restaurants, this is a foodie’s paradise. Many iconic dishes have been rubber-stamped by New York— pizza, bagels, hot dogs and cheesecake included. Savor steamy dumplings in Chinatown. Slurp down Blue Point oysters in Chelsea Market. Or munch on the legendary cronut. Then sip a Manhattan cocktail to cap off the night in NYC.
Leather Shoes Close Up, Cape Liberty, New Jersey
Leather Shoes Close Up, Cape Liberty, New Jersey

SHOPPING

This global shopping capital covers it all: from big department stores like Barney’s along glitzy Madison Avenue, to souvenir shops selling “I Love NY” T-shirts. Hit up the Historic Orchard Street Shopping District for leather goods, or SoHo for cutting-edge fashions. Greenwich Village is best for books, records and craft shops, and it is a must-see when you cruise out of New York.

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