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Family Cruise Tips and Reviews

We absolutely love cruising. Family cruises are such a great way to bond as a family, because you'll be able to spend so much time together, without electronics or other distractions.

If you are planning a family cruise, you may wonder what the best itinerary and/or ship is. There are so many options, from the Mediterranean to Alaska, Canada to the Caribbean. Consider what type of vacation you'll want to have first.

You may also wonder what cruise line to cruise on. There are lots of great choices, depending on the types of activities you want to do when you are on the ship.

You'll also need to decide on cruise excursions to take when you are on land. Again, there are plenty of great choices.

Below, you'll find all of our family cruise posts, including reviews and tips.

Note that we've experienced some of the destinations/attractions below at no cost for purposes for review in the past.

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas (Now Sailing Out of Texas)

Starting officially this week, one of the largest cruise ships in the world is sailing out of a brand-new terminal in Galveston, Texas. This past week, I had the opportunity to be one of the first to sail out of the terminal on the Allure of the Seas – the largest cruise ship to sail …

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Sailing From the Miami Cruise Port: PortMiami

I’ve taken twelve cruises, but up until recently, I’d only sailed out of two ports – Port Canaveral and Boston’s Black Falcon Cruise Terminal. For our latest cruise on the Disney Magic, our cruise departed from the Miami cruise terminal – PortMiami. I wasn’t too familiar with this area, but we quickly found that it …

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The Disney Fantasy Staterooms: What You Need to Know

Disclosure: I wrote this post after a complimentary 3 day media preview cruise about the Disney Fantasy. I’ve since been on two 7-day cruises aboard the Disney Fantasy that were not discounted. All opinions are my own. When I went on my first Disney Cruise Line cruise, I was curious about the staterooms on board …

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