Cruise the Intracoastal Waterway from South Carolina to Maryland. Sometimes the route is referred to as the "intercoastal waterway". Visit historic towns and bustling port cities in the Mid-Atlantic states of North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.
The cruises are on American Cruise Line. See all of the American Cruise Line departures from Charleston.
The first stop on the cruise is Wilmington, North Carolina. Visit historic homes, Bellamy Mansion, and beautiful Airlie Gardens.
The second port is Beaufort, North Carolina, a historic town with a boardwalk lined with boats and shops. Take a tour and visit Cape Lookout.
The third stop is Kitty Hawk, famous for the Wright Brothers. Visit the site and enjoy the big dunes and beaches.
The fourth port of call is a bigger city, Norfolk Virginia, home to the world's largest naval base and home port of several aircraft carriers. Take a base tour, see art at the Chrysler Museum, the Battleship Wisconsin, or the Botanical Gardens.
The cruise's final stop is St Michaels Maryland, a quaint little town on the Chesapeake Bay. Tour the Maritime Museum and explore the historic town. Enjoy crab cakes, the regional specialty.