01/13/2011 11:25 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Frommer's Best Cruise Ships of 2011 (PHOTOS)

As 2011 cranks up, it's time for a new edition of Frommer's Cruises & Ports of Call, the definitive guidebook to cruises sailing from U.S., Canadian, and regional ports to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii, Bermuda, New England/Canada, and along North America's rivers and coasts.

Here are our top picks and notable mentions for 2011.

Read the expanded feature here.

Text by Matt Hannafin. Photos courtesy of (unless otherwise noted), where you can plan trips and connect with other travelers.