Historic Ports

History welcomes you ashore in all of our ports.

Explore and cruise along the shores of the Historic Ports of Massachusetts. Whether it’s on-shore excursions in the oldest seaport in America, Gloucester; walking in the footsteps of patriots in Boston; or strolling the cobblestone streets of the whaling capital of the world, Nantucket, it’s all here in one of our Historic Ports of Massachusetts.

We work seamlessly with cruise lines to offer cruise passengers incredible experiences, state of the art facilities and beautiful historic ports.

We hope you enjoy your stay and become part of history in one or all of the Historic Ports of Massachusetts.
*Please click on the individual ports on the above map for more information.

Learn more about historic ports in Massachusetts:


Cruise Directory

Harbor Masters

Port Harbor Master Phone
Gloucester Jim Caulkett 978-282-3012
Salem Capt. Bill McHugh 978-741-0098
Boston Phil Terenzi 617-343-4721
Provincetown Rex McKinsey 508-487-7030
Plymouth Chad Hunter 508-830-4182
Fall River 508-324-2787
New Bedford Jeffrey Stieb 508-979-1517
Martha’s Vineyard Charles Blair 508-627-4746
Nantucket Sheila Lucey 508-228-1212