• John Maddox

The Four Best Cruises For Families

Many families opt for an all-inclusive cruise when it is time to get away. For families cruising with children it is important to choose a cruise that is kid-friendly and fun for the whole family. Here are some of the top four cruises for families to enjoy this year!


Symphony of the Seas- Royal Caribbean Cruise Line


Symphony of the Seas is one of the largest ships at sea and is packed with tons of fun activities for kids. Two surf simulations, the tallest water slide at sea, ziplines, rock climbing, and laser tag will keep the whole family entertained. Your kids will also love grabbing sweet treats at Sugar Beach ice cream and treats shop.


Sails From: Miami, Florida


Sails To: Eastern & Western Caribbean


Allure of the Seas- Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines




Allure of the Seas is another mega ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet and has a unique kids program. One of the biggest highlights for most kids is the outdoor area with Flowrider & the rock climbing wall. Boardwalk Arcade offers lots of fun and classic games for kids. Surf simulators and and acrobatics show at the AquaTheater will keep kids entertained for hours. The Allure of the Seas also boasts ziplining, and mini-golf.


Sails From: Galveston/Fort Lauderdale


Sails To: Eastern & Western Caribbean


Disney Magic- Disney Cruise Line




Disney is already known for its family friendly movies and parks so when they launched a cruise line in 2013 it was sure to be a hit for families. AquaLab’s splash play park and two water slides will satisfy anyone’s desire to have some time in the water. Kids can train as superheroes at the Marvel Avengers Academy. Parents can also enjoy some downtime at the adults-only after hours bars and nightclub.


Sails From: Varies seasonally


Sails To: Vaies seasonally


Carnival Panorama- Carnival Cruise Line


Carnival Panorama is packed with things to do for every member of the family. The Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park for all ages, is the first of its kind at sea. Check out Choose the Fun Waterworks to play in the waterpark area and enjoy two huge waterslides. For the athletes in the family, SportsSquare is where they will want to spend all of their time. SportSquare has playing areas for soccer, basketball, ping-pong, and volleyball. Carnival Panorama is a great option with families with older children in particular.


Sails From: Long Beach, CA


Sails To: Mexican Riviera


Whichever cruise ship you choose, the whole family is sure the enjoy cruising on the high seas. With family fun and all-inclusive amenities, a cruise is a great choice for a family vacation this year.



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