Peak cruise season is quickly approaching and with new ships coming out every year (click here to read about the ones coming out this year) with capacities of 2,000 to 4,000 passengers or more each, it's not surprising cruising is becoming a popular way to travel with kids. But the news continues to report stories of people getting sick on cruise ships. And what about the … [Read more...]
Cruising is one of the best ways to see multiple destinations on a limited budget. Below are some of our best cruise tips and reviews for families who are thinking about or love to cruise.
If you're looking for a kid friendly cruise, Disney is probably one of the first cruise lines that comes to mind. They've got fantastic entertainment, kids clubs and let's not forget character meets to make even the youngest cruiser happy. Disney Cruise Line is also one of the pricier cruise options out there. Sailing during the school year is definitely a good way to save … [Read more...]
We've been sailing with Disney Cruise Line since our youngest was 9 months old and we're all very excited about their new ships coming in 2021, 2022 and 2023. With multiple Disney cruises under our belts (Eastern Caribbean, Western Caribbean, Bahamian, Alaska and Mediterranean), we've learned a lot from sailing with Mickey and friends. If you have an upcoming Disney … [Read more...]
St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is a beautiful island destination known for smooth, white-sand beaches and clear, turquoise waters perfect for swimming and water sports. Situated east of Puerto Rico and south-east of Miami in the Caribbean Sea, the island’s 32 square miles offer a lively and exceptional family friendly getaway. If your family is on an Eastern … [Read more...]
One of the ports on a recent Disney Wonder cruise was Key West, Florida. We had 5 hours in the afternoon to fit in in a little bit of everything - shopping, eating, tourist attractions and history & culture. Key West is charming, laid back and has an island like vibe to it. It definitely feels different than other other US destinations we've visited. The island … [Read more...]