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Carnival plans to resume cruise operations in Charleston in January 2022 — details here.

Charleston is Made for Vacation

The only city in the United States to make the “The World’s Top 25 Cities” by Travel + Leisure magazine, Charleston is the ideal cruise port for your next cruise or port-of-call visit.

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Charleston is a vibrant city full of history, world-renowned dining, period architecture, arts and culture, and recreation. Here you can step back in time to the eighteenth century, before the Revolution, when Charleston was the seat of British rule and the cultural capital of the New World.

Embarking passengers may experience a Charleston vacation before or after their cruise, with popular beaches, historic plantations, world-class golf courses and more to explore in the greater Charleston area.

Port-of-call passengers can experience many attractions within easy walking distance while other tours and excursions are a short trip away from the Passenger Terminal. And with a new cruise terminal currently under development, cruise guests will continue to enjoy the charms of Charleston from a new, state-of-the-art cruise facility.

Whether the cruise line is using the Port of Charleston as an origination point or a port-of-call, passengers enjoy a number of outstanding extras. We look forward to serving you!

For more information on Charleston’s cruise business, call (843) 958-8298 or e-mail