Cruisetours that Start from Washington DC

Washington DC cruisetour

Cruisetours become more and more popular. What is a cruisetour I explain in details on another page. Just do not confuse it with other types of cruises or tours 🙂 When it comes to search for a cruise in Washington DC, people mostly looking for a river cruise on small ships and boats that are going along Potomac River. There is no some big port of call to depart for cruise lines. But there is one cruisetour, that you can start from Washington DC.

Princess Cruisetours

Princess Cruises offers a historic cruise+tour for those, who want to travel by land and sea. The trip starts as a land tour in Washington DC and in a few days they take you to the ship in New York (Manhattan or Brooklyn). The tour is called Historic America and offers 14 days (7 days on land) trip.

According to their 2019 and 2020 plan, the itinerary is the following:


  • Washington DC
  • Washington DC
  • Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Staunton, Virginia
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • New York City, New York


  • New York City, New York
  • Newport, Rhode Island (Tender required, wheelchair access limited)
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Bar Harbor, Maine (Tender required, wheelchair access limited)
  • Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), New Brunswick, Canada
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • New York City (Manhattan or Brooklyn), New York

Ship – Sky Princess

Please Contact Us for more information and booking this cruise tour.

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