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Cruises for Families

10 Over-the-Top Cruise Ship Experiences for Families

by Amanda Geronikos

Once upon a time, cruising was little more than a fun mode of transportation, a…

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Cruises for Families

Cruise Ship Water Parks, Ranked

by Amanda Geronikos

They are the dominate feature, that colorful first thing your kids notice as your family…

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Cruises for Families

Kids Sail Free Cruises 2018

by Amanda Geronikos

The cost of a family cruise -- or any family vacation, for that matter --…

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Cruises for Families

6 Incredible Islands You Can Only Reach by…

by Amanda Geronikos

Cruise ships are getting bigger and better. But one thing that will never be topped…

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Cruises for Families

4 Best River Cruises for Families

by Amanda Geronikos

More and more families are heading to Europe for river cruises and features that include…

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Age-Friendly Travel

10 Best Cruise Ships for Teens

by Amanda Geronikos

An unhappy teenager is the last thing you need hanging around on your family vacation.…

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Nickelodeon Cruises for Families

by Amanda Geronikos

As of 2017, Nickelodeon cruises are not offered. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) used to be the official partner of Nickelodeon, offering Nickelodeon cruise ships with…

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5 Ways to Find Cheap Family Cruises

by Courtney Elko

Did you know kids can sail free on select sailings and cruise lines? Did you know the timing of cruise booking can make a difference…

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Guide to the Daytona 500 With Kids

by Amanda Geronikos

Planning a visit to the Daytona 500 with kids? Here’s what you need to know about one of the biggest racing events in America, from…

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ms Koningsdam for Families: Hits & Misses

by Wendy Irvine

Sure, high-activity cruises with zip-lines, waterslides and wave runners certainly have a place in our hearts, but what if you don’t want the hustle and…

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Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas for Families

by Lissa Poirot

The largest of the Royal Caribbean oceanliners – and the largest ship in the world in 2016 – Harmony of the Seas made its debut…

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Uniworld Vs. AmaWaterways for Families

by Lissa Poirot

When many think of river cruises meandering through picturesque villages of Europe, they think it’s too slow paced and meant for an older crowd. However,…

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AmaViola, AmaWaterways

by Lissa Poirot

Launched in 2016, AmaViola is one of the newest river cruise ships produced by high-end river cruise line AmaWaterways. As it debuted, it also announced…

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Destination Guide to a Danube River Cruise

by Lissa Poirot

River cruises are a way to show the kids multiple destinations in Europe, with one central home base, making it an easy way to introduce…

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Uniworld River Empress for Families

by Lissa Poirot

River cruises have often been thought of as vacations best suited for an older generation, particularly those meandering down the rivers of Europe. Slow-moving with…

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What to Expect on Carnival Fathom’s Social Impact Cruise to the Dominican Republic

by Courtney Elko

Learn what you can expect on Carnival Fathom’s new social impact cruise to the Dominican Republic.

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Carnival Fathom Family Cruise – Adonia

by Courtney Elko

Volunteer while cruising to the Dominican Republic on the Adonia.

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Quantum of the Seas: Hits and Misses

by Adam Coulter

Thinking of taking a family cruise soon? Read our author’s experience on the Quantum of the Seas cruise ship for a preview of what to…

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Cruise-Themed Hotels for Families

by Amanda Geronikos

Got children who love ships, but you aren’t enthused about the idea of dealing with seasick kids? One of these boat-themed hotels is sure to…

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Carnival Breeze

by Judy Koutsky

My boys are at that age, 5 and 7, where they need to be entertained all the time. There’s no sitting and resting for this…

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5 Best Cruise Lines for Families

by Courtney Elko

See what’s offered for both kids and adults on these popular cruise lines.

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Carnival Sunshine

by Jeff Bogle

If you had previously cruised on the Carnival Destiny and now climb aboard the Sunshine, you will feel a slightly disorienting sense of coming home.…

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Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas for Families

by Lissa Poirot

Overview Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas is the latest addition to its Quantum Class. Similar to its sister ship, Oasis of the Seas, the…

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Carnival Pride for Families

by Lissa Poirot

Overview Carnival’s nickname is the Fun Ship, and they are certainly meant for fun. But instead of its old image of scantily clad guests whooping…

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Are Carnival Cruises From Close-to-Home Ports Worth It?

by Lissa Poirot

Should you consider taking a Carnival Cruise from ports you can drive to instead of flying to a destination to catch a cruise? We examined…

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Are Short Disney Cruises Worth the Price?

by Ashley Kosciolek

Find out if a short Disney cruise is worth the cost for your family, in terms of accommodations, activities and more.

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Carnival Splendor

by Traci L. Suppa

With capacity for 4,914 guests across 13 decks, the 952-feet-long Carnival Splendor is one of the largest ships in the Carnival fleet. Depending on the…

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What’s New On Disney Cruise Line

by Amanda Geronikos

See which shows, events and themed programs Disney Cruise Line plans to offer for families.

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Disney Cruises for Families

by Carrie Calzaretta

Disney Cruise Lines offers family-friendly cruises with the same magic and special touches found at its resorts and theme parks.

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Carnival Miracle Family Cruises

by Amanda Geronikos

Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Miracle cruises for families.

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Carnival Freedom Cruises for Families

by Brittany Chrusciel

Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Freedom cruises for families.

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