Most Popular Cruise Destinations

If you are looking for an exciting and convenient way to travel while seeing multiple destinations during your trip cruising just might be for you. There are a variety of itineraries and ports which allows you to pick the perfect cruise that fits your style. If you are looking for an adventure, relaxation, or would like to explore different cultures there is a cruise that match all of those. Here are some of the most popular places to cruise.

Caribbean Cruises

Bahamas Cruise
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One of the most popular destinations for cruisers is the Caribbean. It attracts millions of people every year from all over the world including the most popular cruise lines. With its warm weather, pristine waters, and culture diversity it’s easy to understand why. Depending on the port you are traveling from the length of Caribbean cruises can vary but most are from 7 to 14 days.

Popular stops for a Caribbean cruise include popular islands such as Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Thomas, and St. Marteen. There are plenty of excursions to choose from which include beach days, snorkeling, exploring local markets, and learning about the local history.

The most popular excursions include swimming with dolphins in Jamaica, checking out the beautiful beaches in the Bahamas, or exploring the natural beauty St. Thomas has to offer.

Whether it is relaxation or an adventure you are looking for, the Caribbean has something for you.


Mediterranean Cruises

Mediterranean Cruise
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Another popular destination for cruises is the Mediterranean. The Mediterranean offers a unique blend of history, diverse culture, and beautiful scenery. Cruises traveling to this location can last anywhere from 7 to 14 days. The most popular stops include famous cities known worldwide such as Venice, Barcelona, and Athens.

If you decide to explore Venice, you can take an exciting gondola ride exploring the city’s famous canals, or Visit the famous St. Marks Basilica. While exploring Barcelona you could spending some time looking at the stunning architecture of Gaudi, visit the famous La Sagrada Familia, or even take an afternoon stroll through the markets of La Boqueria.

While in Athens visiting the two most iconic ancient landmarks in the world should be on your To Do List, the Acropolis, and the Parthenon.

Alaskan Cruises

Alaska Cruise
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For those who are nature lovers and love adventure Alaska is the perfect destination.
a typical Alaskan cruise can last from 7 to 14 days which is plenty of time to explore the breathtaking scenery.

Ports of call include Juneau, Ketchikan, and Skagway. these locations offer a variety of exciting excursions which include whale watching, fishing, hiking, and exploring local history. in Juneau a popular place to visit is the Mendenhall Glacier. In Ketchikan, the Tongass National Forest offers relaxing and breathtaking views. In Skagway, you can explore the mountains by taking a train ride or visit the popular historic gold rush town.

Pacific Northwest Cruises

Pacific Northwest Cruises - Seattle
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If you have a chance to experience the Pacific Northwest when cruising it combines stunning scenery with a rich cultural heritage. Cruises to the Pacific Northwest last seven to 10 days and include popular stops in cities such as Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco.

When stopped in the port of Seattle, a famous place to visit is the Space Needle, you can also take a tour of the iconic Pike Place Market, and even explore the city’s food and drink scenery. When in Portland, check out the Japanese Garden, Pearl District, or if you are into beer try some of the city’s famous craft beer. While in San Francisco, visit Alcatraz Island, check out the Fisherman’s Wharf, or take this stroll through the breathtaking iconic Golden State park.

Baltic Sea Cruises

Copenhagen Cruises
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The Baltic Sea offers a combination of history, culture, and beauty. Cruises to the Baltic Sea also last anywhere from 7 to 14 days. The stops include some of the most extravagant cities in the world such as Copenhagen, Stockholm, and St. Petersburg.

When in Copenhagen a famous attraction is Tivoli gardens, you can also take a tour of The Little Mermaid statue and explore the city’s vibrant cultural scene. When stopped in Stockholm a great place to visit is the stunning Royal Palace, the Vasa Museum, or take some time to explore the old town. During your time in St. Petersburg, a popular place to visit is that Hermitage Museum, taking a walk along the Nevsky Prospekt, or visiting the famous St. Isaac’s cathedral.

With a variety of itineraries and ports to choose from among the most popular cruise lines you will surely find the perfect cruise that fits your travel style. So why keep waiting? Get your bags packed!

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