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Northeast Coast Travel Guide

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Cape Canaveral

The once-bustling commercial fishing area of Cape Canaveral is still home to a small shrimping fleet, charter boats, and party fishing boats, but its main business these days is as a cruise-ship port. This isn't the spiffiest place around, but what is becoming quite clean and neat is the north end of the port, where the Carnival, Disney, and Royal Caribbean cruise lines set

sail. Port Canaveral is now Florida's second busiest cruise port for multiday cruises, which makes this a great place to catch a glimpse of these giant ships.

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