Cruise Port Information, Nearby Hotels, Cruises To & From Boston, Shore Excursions, Luggage Storage, & More
Boston's Cruise Port, located in the city's lively South Boston Waterfront neighborhood, welcomes almost half a million visitors each year.
Whether you're departing on one of the many cruises from Boston or arriving for a port of call visit, here's your guide to everything you need to know about the cruise port, destinations from Boston, and the cruise ships.
Plus, we share tips on where to store your luggage, and the best transportation options for getting to CruisePort from the airport.
If you're making a Port of Call visit to Boston just for the day, shore excursions let you make the most of your time by showing you what makes Boston special. We'll show you how you may even be able to save by booking directly!
Arriving a day or two before your cruise, or spending some time after you return?
You'll find recommendations for convenient hotels within walking distance of the cruise port, plus all the nearby cultural attractions, waterfront restaurants, and nightlife you'll want to explore.
Top Photo: Norwegian Dawn docked next to Boston's Black Falcon Cruise Terminal - a.k.a. "Cruiseport"
Enjoy spectacular fall foliage on these leisurely cruises along the New England coast to Eastern Canada. You'll see small villages, rugged coastlines, historic lighthouses, and experience a fascinating series of ports of call along the way . . . More
Pink sand beaches, deep blue sky, warm water, gentle breezes - no wonder Bermuda is the most popular cruise destination from Boston, with ships sailing every week from late spring through fall to transport you to a paradise you'll want to return to each year . . . More
This special cruise across the Atlantic from Boston to Europe and back happens only once each summer, stopping at different ports of call each year. You'll explore remote fishing villages, experience exciting cosmopolitan European cities . . . More
Repositioning cruises from Boston to Caribbean ports take you to fascinating destinations beyond the usually itinerary. Ports of call differ each year, and because these are repositioning cruises (meaning you may spend a few days at sea), you can often find some really great deals . . . More
Hop On Hop Off trolleys to show you the city's top attractions and let you get off and explore as much as you want, sightseeing tours with entertaining guides to make sure you see the best of Boston, Revolutionary War tours that are both entertaining and educational - find out about shore excursions, plus DYI options . . . More
Luggage Storage, Transportation, & More: Boston Insider Tips
Question: "Where can I store my luggage before (or after) my cruise from
the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal?"
I was wondering if you could offer some suggestions for us because we're traveling as a group of 16 (extended family). We are arriving at Logan on Saturday morning about all these things, especially what to do?
We're coming to Boston for the day for a Port of Call visit. What's the best way to get to Faneuil Hall? Is there a shuttle? What else should we consider doing while we're here?
What to Do in Boston Before or After Your Cruise
Spending a day or two in Boston before or after you cruise gives you the chance to explore all the famous historic and modern attractions. Sighteeing and speciality tours, such as these offered by booking service GetYourGuide, offer a convenient way to make the most of your time and ensure you don't miss out on anything while you're here:
Boston Water Taxis - The fastest way to get from the Cruise Terminal to Downtown Boston (or any other point along the Harbor)
How to Save on Boston Hotels
Check out all our tips on how to find discounts, deals, and promo codes for Boston hotels. Whether you're looking for bargain accommodations or want to pay less for luxury, we'll show you How to Save on Hotels in Boston.