West Point NY (New York)

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West Point NY cruise port

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Local Time
2022-05-17 05:01

min: 47 °F (8 °C) / max: 71 °F (22 °C) 48°F
Wind: 241°/ 2.4 m/s  Gust: 6 m/sWind: 241°/ 2.4 m/s  Gust: 6 m/sLight breeze
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Min / Max Temperature71 °F / 22 °C
47 °F / 9 °C
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West Point NY is a Hudson River cruise port and USA's oldest continuously occupied military base - since 1778 (initially named Fort Clinton). West Point Military Academy comprises approx 65 km2 (16,000 acres / 6500 hectares) including the campus.

West Point (New York USA) river cruise port

The military base is on the river's western bank. West Point NY has a population of around 7,000 and is part of the metro region of New York-Newark-Jersey. Fort Clinton's location was originally chosen because of the river's S-curve at this point. The fortification was manned by a small Continental Army garrison during the entire American Revolution War (1776- 83). In 1778, a large iron chain was laid across the river to block British Navy ships. Fort Putnam (on a hill overlooking the river) is in its original design and well-preserved. After the war, West Point served as a storage for cannons and other Continental Army property. The current US Military Academy as an institution was established in 1802.

As cruise port, West Point NY was first included in the "Hudson River Cruises" 2018 schedule of USA's largest river cruise company - ACL-American Cruise Lines. The next table shows the company's 7-day itinerary from homeport NYC, with prices from ~USD 4,000 per person (double occupancy).

Date / TimePort
19 OctDeparting from New York City
20 OctAlbany NY
21 OctKingston NY
22 OctHyde Park NY
23 OctCatskill NY
24 OctWest Point NY
25 OctSleepy Hollow NY
26 OctArriving in New York City

In 2019, this cruise tour itinerary was included in the schedules of the ACL riverboats American Star, American Constitution, and Independence.

Port West Point NY cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from West Point NY, New York. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

25 September, 2022
American Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineAmerican Constitution

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