So, you want to get away, but you only have a few days to spare? Why not try Carnival Cruise Lines â€œCruise to Nowhere?â€? Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise to Nowhere allows the passenger to enjoy all the benefits of a cruise in the shortest amount of time, without ever venturing too far away from the departure city.
Cruise to Nowhere vacations typically depart early evening and spend two nights at sea. During this time, guest will enjoy dining, spa services, entertainment, casinos and duty-free shopping. Keep in mind that there are no ports of call.
Carnivalâ€™s Cruise to Nowhere currently features New York, NY and Norfolk, VA.
The Norfolk, VA Cruise to Nowhere features a debarkation day excursion that can be purchased once onboard the ship. During this day 3-hour excursion, guests will learn about Norfolkâ€™s 320-year history on a ride through the cityâ€™s historic district and restored areas. Points of interest include: stately homes along the Hague, old St. Paulâ€™s Church, the Chrysler Museum of Art, the Freemason District, and the Battleship Wisconsin. In addition, guests will view a collection of artifacts, photographs, and memorabilia at the historic City Hall.
Guests will also enjoy spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay on the way to Virginia Beach, and a walk out on the overlook where the bay and the ocean meet, and where the famous Battle of the Capes took place. Itâ€™s best to book your debarkation day excursion as soon as youâ€™re onboard, as these excursions tend to fill up rather quickly.
New York, NY Cruise to Nowhere trips do not feature excursions, however, as a convenience to interested guests, a one-way motor coach transfer service is available from dockside to La Guardia Airport or Newark Airport.
Cruise to Nowhere prices may vary. Currently, Norfolk, VA cruises aboard Carnival Victory range from $329-$499 depending on departure date and room type, i.e., interior, oceanview, balcony. New York, NY cruises aboard Carnival Miracle range from $329-$469, also depending on room type and departure date.
If youâ€™re interested in taking advantage of Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise to Nowhere, booking is easy. Thereâ€™s no need to call an outside travel specialist or cruise travel agent. Guests can book online directly through the website.
To book a Cruise to Nowhere, simply visit www.carnival.com, select â€œfind a cruiseâ€? and select â€œ1-2 daysâ€? under the â€œCruise Lengthâ€? option. Most of the information you need can be found online, but if you would like to speak with a Carnival Cruise Line travel representative, call 1-888-CARNIVAL.