We sailed on the Holland America Oosterdam with a teen. Here’s a review of the cabins, meals, activities, our Mediterranean ports of call & more.
Everything on cruise vacations with kids.
A reader asks FamiliesGo! how to save money on a family vacation on a popular new Royal Caribbean cruise ship. I provide my best tips and resources for saving money on any new and popular cruise.
Family cruise vacations more popular than ever with health-centered protocols and new ships, activities and excursions. Consider a cruise with the kids this summer.
MSC is a cruise company with a distinct European accent. This is both good and so-so for families taking a cruise with kids (and mostly good for multi-generation travelers). Here’s what you need to know before you book.
Whether you stay in a resort or arrive by cruise ship, Bermuda has plenty of fun things to do with toddlers, kids and teens. Bike a rail trail, explore a cave, hit the beach, eat great local food and more.
Cozumel and Costa Maya are cruise ports in Mexico with beaches, shopping and fun things to do and eat. But you have to know where to look. Here are our tips for ports days with kids.
Roatan is a popular port for families on western Caribbean cruises thanks to its small size, huge reef, animal preserves and gorgeous beaches. Here’s everything you need to know
NCL’s Harvest Caye offers shopping, adventure sports, an enormous pool and pool bar. But to get off the island and explore the real Belize, book a shore excursion or a ticket on the ferry to Placencia, a charming beach town. Here’s how to enjoy 1 day in Harvest Cay, Belize with kids.
Cruise review: My family took the NCL Getaway from Miami to the Western Caribbean. Here is what we liked and didn’t, plus 11 tips for enjoying the ship with kids.
My family recently visited Cuba for the first time, and as with most of our vacations, we did so by cruise ship. Since we’ve come …
Thinking of a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation with kids? Here are 5 expert tips for choosing the best ship, cabin and packages for your family.
Disney Cruise Line vacations cost more than other similar cruises. Here are 9 resourceful tips to plan, book and enjoy the best cruise possible with your Kids.
The Disney Dream offers the features of every good cruise ship, plus plenty of extra Disney touches. Here’s why the mix of kid, adult and family fun is likely to please everyone in your family: Review
Updated February 2020 Packing for a Caribbean Cruise Here is a list of items you want to be sure to include on a warm weather …
Cruising is an easy way to vacation with children, especially if you live in a city that’s an embarkation point. Whether you were an avid …
If you want to enjoy a Nordic cruise, first, forget everything you know about cruising. Exchange sandy beaches, tropical drinks and flip-flops with fjords, Nordic …
My kids, 5 and 7 declared the Galapagos Islands were, “better than heaven probably” and, “the best place ever.” Now, I’ve taken them to nearly …
Here’s what my family really enjoyed on our Norwegian Breakaway cruise, what we thought could have been better and what we didn’t like at all: full review.
Like many parents with young kids we have—with cautious optimism—become cruise-goers! It’s one of the many things I thought I would never do–until I became …