Family cruise insider tips and advice
Family vacations are always a challenge to plan and, more importantly, execute. That’s why cruises are such a great family vacation option. They simplify some of the hardest aspects of the family vacation planning process.
You can unpack once and visit several different ports. There are entertainment options to fit just about any age, from 4 to 84. The food is included — and plentiful enough to keep even ravenous teenagers happy.
Even so, there are still many things to consider when booking your family cruise — dining, excursions, and choosing the right destination for your family.
What you need to know about family cruise planning
We Traveling Moms love taking to the high seas! That means we have experienced just about all of the challenges of planning a cruise.
Which ship is right for your family? Should you choose one that is small and intimate for a quieter experience? Or do you prefer a mega ship that has so many things to do that there’s no way you can hope to do everything in a week?
And where you do you want to go? Is sun bathing on a Caribbean cruise your style? Or do you prefer a more cultural experience like those offered on a European river cruise? Or maybe seeing the magnificent glaciers of Alaska is at the top of your bucket list.
We’ve been there!
Here you’ll find everything you need to know to plan an incredible voyage. Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser, or this is your maiden voyage, we’ve got you covered from reviews on the best itineraries and destinations, port information, excursions, and tips to making the best of your family’s cruise experience.
Our writers know the ins and outs of family cruising, from the wilds of Alaska to the warm waters of the Caribbean and the wonders of the world. Get all of our tips and insights here.