Spring Break is just around the corner and you may be wondering what to do this year. Why not consider taking your family on a cruise for Spring Break? Cruise lines offer a wide variety of options that suit many different families including budgets, itineraries, destinations and accommodations. Parents can enjoy time alone as well as with children. Below are some suggestions to get you started on you search for the perfect cruise to take this Spring Break.
Disney Cruise Line offers the best cruise for families with kids of all ages. Make Spring Break spectacular this year with a special Disney cruise. Destinations include Nassau, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Key West, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Acapulco, Aruba, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta. Not only do you get to visit beautiful ports of call there are so many activities on the ship to keep everyone in the family happy and busy for the entire 3, 4 or 7-day cruise. Adults can spend time in special nightclubs and the spa while children and teens are entertained in age appropriate clubs with supervision and planned activities. Families can spend time together enjoying the various pools or attending the onboard shows. You can play a game of shuffleboard or ping-pong or attend the Family Karaoke or dance contest at Studio Sea. The beauty of this cruise line is there are plenty of activities and areas that are for adults only as well as for families so that everyone can enjoy the trip. Combine all of this with the special touches that only Disney can supply and you cannot go wrong with choosing this cruise line for your family’s Spring Break this year.
Carnival Cruises offer experiences for everyone in the family making this cruise line a wonderful choice for Spring Break. Camp Carnival (ages 2 through 11) provides a unique experience for children to play and make new friends. Children enjoy games, reading, and crafts and have the opportunity to participate in dance parties, talent shows and outdoor fun. There is a special menu for lunch and dinner so that parents can enjoy a quiet dinner together or a special trip to the spa. At the Circle “C”, tweens ages 12 to 14 have their own area to call their own. Tweens can participate in scavenger hunts, dance parties, Lido Deck activities, sports and pool parties or just hang out with friends and play video games. There are also special shore excursions during the day and a dance club every evening. Club O2 keeps teenagers (15 through 17) busy during the day and the evenings. Teens have a lounge to call their own where they can hang out and enjoy movies, music and the best video games. Special shore excursions for teens only provide them with a chance to experience the ports of call with their own peers. All activities are supervised and are designed to keep teens having fun during Spring Break. Parents can choose from exciting destinations such as Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean and Europe, which makes Carnival Cruise Lines a great choice if you want an extended cruise to enjoy a region that you have never traveled.
For a truly unique and different experience this Spring Break, take the family on a cruise aboard the Schooner J. & E. Riggin. This cruise highlights the Maine coastline and gives families an experience they will never forget. The ship will accommodate 24 passengers in clean and comfortable surroundings. Food is one of the highlights of this cruise and is prepared or supervised by Captain Anne Mahle. The ports are beautiful and provide passengers a chance to enjoy Maine. The entire family can participate in sailing this famous and historical schooner. This cruise may not be what one might traditionally think of when planning a family cruise for Spring Break but it is an experience that your family will remember for years to come.