Cruise Vacations

The Best Cruise for Every Personality Type

Last updated 16th May 2018

On the hunt for your dream cruise? Find our top cruise picks for every type of personality whether you’re all about exploring nature or looking for thrills.

For the Techy Teen

MSC Cruises offers high-tech gaming attractions like Virtual World, F1 simulator and 4-D Cinema. MSC is also working with Lego to create new play areas for kids ages 3 to 11.

Find 10 more reasons MSC Cruises are Amazing for Families.


For Nature Lovers

Lindblad Expeditions has introduced a National Geographic Global Explorers Program for little adventurers in Alaska and the Galápagos led by naturalists and field educators.

Find what it’s like to be a National Geographic Global Explorer in the Galapagos.


For Adrenaline Junkies

Setting sail in May, the Norwegian Bliss is pushing the boundaries on thrilling activities. Look for the largest racetrack at sea, a futuristic laser-tag course, multistory waterslides and more.

Until Bliss arrives, see what Norwegian Epic and Getaway cruises offer families.


For Character-Loving Kids

We’re smitten with Carnival Cruise Line’s Seuss-a-palooza offerings. Check out the Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with the Cat in the Hat and a parade with lots of photo ops.

Find nine more reasons a cruise vacation is cooler than you think.


For Culture Vultures

Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas debuted in 2018, complete with a 3-D movie theater and entertainment that includes the Broadway hit Hairspray and high-diving performances in the AquaTheater.

Discover why Symphony of the Seas is Music to the Ears of Families.


For Older Kids

Float down the Seine on Uniworld’s S.S. Joie de Vivre as your tweens take cooking classes and learn key phrases or explore charming cities such as Paris and Avignon by bike.

Discover Uniworld’s Generations Family Cruises.


For Babies

Many cruise lines don’t offer programs for children under 3, so if you’re traveling with a baby or toddler, look to Disney Cruise Line. It’s famous for having one of the best childcare programs afloat.

Check out Disney’s Bahamas cruise and Castaway Cay.


For Young Environmentalists

Preteen guests sailing to Alaska aboard Princess Cruises can learn about glaciers and more by taking part in the National Park Service Junior Ranger Program.

Is Alaska on your bucket list? Read on for how to Take Your Family on an Alaskan Cruise.