A Harbor Cruise is an exciting way to spend the day sightseeing or celebrating a special event. Harbor cruises are more popular every year with families, church, school, and corporate groups. You can take a sightseeing cruise, a lunch or dinner cruise, or perhaps a moonlight cruise. Most ports in the United States offer a variety of harbor cruises. Entertainment Cruises is the largest company in the industry operating 23 Spirit Cruise vessels in eight different ports including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, New Jersey, New York, Norfolk, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.
Sightseeing Harbor Cruises
Cruise past historic Revolutionary War sites and lighthouses of Boston's Inner and Outer Harbors. Cruise Plymouth Harbor aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddlewheeler. A narrator tells about the history of the Pilgrims and the historic port of Plymouth. When visiting Maine, take a harbor cruise or sunset cruise on Bangor Harbor. On the West Coast, see the magnificent luxury liner the Queen Mary, the Russian spy submarine The Black Scorpion, and delight to California Sea Lions frolicking in Long Beach Harbor. View the breathtaking Cadcade and Olympic Mountains, the waterfront, and skyline on a Seattle Harbor Cruise.
Lunch and Dinner Harbor Cruises
Experience a sumptuous buffet brunch or lunch, or a gourmet dinner on one of the many lunch or dinner cruises offered by cruise companies around the world. Many of the lines offer 3 course lunch and 4 course dinner menus, featuring gourmet cuisine and local specialty dishes. To add to the enjoyment of the cruise, many lunch and dinner cruises offer live entertainment. A Brunch Cruise features typical brunch fare, a meat carving station, and a variety of pastries. Lunch cruises usually offer a choice of soup or salad, a variety of entrees, and dessert selections. Dinner cruises feature an appetizer, a soup or salad, choice of several delicious entrees, and choice of a decadent dessert. After dinner, enjoy your favorite cocktail on deck while viewing the skyline or listening to live music.
Event Harbor Cruises
More people are choosing a harbor cruise to commemorate a special event. Celebrate milestones like prom, graduation, wedding, anniversary, or private event on a cruise with family or friends. Cruises can be arranged to accommodate any size group. Event planners take care of all the details, from the menu, entertainment to personalized favors and merchandise. You can book a cruise that will keep you within a specific budget while still making the event memorable for all of your guests.
Theme Harbor Cruises
The next big growth area in the cruise industry is the theme cruise. The possibilites for theme cruises are virtually endless, Usually events take place on the vessel, but can also take place in port. Classroom sessions, seminars, dance or concert themes, and learning sessions are popular. One of the most popular theme cruises is the Murder Mystery Cruise. This is the perfect cruise for the guest who wants to be part of an interactive mystery involving professional actors and the guests who wish to participate. This is an interactive cruise that allows guests to put the clues together to solve the mystery. Participation is optional, and even if you don't actively participate, you can still enjoy watching the mystery unfold. Part of the fun is that a guest can set up a friend or family member who doesn't suspect anything. Book a Murder Mystery Cruise and solve the crime.