Shore excursions

10 Awesome Spots to Snorkel in the Caribbean

Snorkeling is one of the most exciting sports if you are an ocean lover. Snorkeling allows you to explore the fantastic and diverse creatures and ecosystems     read more...

best Caribbean Shore Excursions for Couples

5 Best Caribbean Shore Excursions for Couples

Are you looking to do something different this cruise? Whether you are cruising as a couple or have the kids in tow, you should set aside some time for just     read more...

CocoCay Bahamas Beach Bungalow Review

CocoCay, Bahamas Beach Bungalow Review

Royal Caribbean's private island of CocoCay, Bahamas is the perfect beach day. Since undergoing improvements in 2016, travelers have even more options to en     read more...

Should You Go to Disney World as a Shore Excursion?

Should You Go to Disney World as a Shore Excursion?

Your next cruise claims to be stopping in Orlando, FL. You have the chance to spend the day at one of the theme parks in this vacation mecca, with World Dis     read more...

Touring the Historic Forts of Havana, Cuba

During our recent cruise to Havana, Cuba onboard Norwegian Sky, we had two full days to explore the history and culture of this Caribbean island. Like most     read more...

Reasons to Visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

5 Reasons to Visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

If you want to take a break from the beach during your next visit to Miami, plan a visit to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Get transported back in time and exp     read more...

Classic Car Tour Havana Review

Classic Car Tour of Havana, Cuba

It is one of the most iconic images of Havana, Cuba- the city back drop with a pristine 1950's classic car. Due to government restrictions, most private aut     read more...

Chacchoben Mayan Ruin Excursion Tour

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins Excursion Review

By traveling about an hour from the Costa Maya cruise port, cruisers can take a step deep into Mayan history on this highly rated shore excursion. Explore c     read more...

Old Havana Walking Tour

Old Havana Walking Tour

With two full days docked in Havana, Cuba, you are going to want to see as much as possible. On our four night Norwegian Sky Cuba cruise, our first pass at     read more...

Gumbalimba Park Roatan Honduras

6 Photos You Need to Take at Gumbalimba Park Roatan, Honduras

Get off the beaten path and try something a bit different on your next cruise. When you visit Gumbalimba Park Roatan, Honduras, you are able to get up close     read more...

Mai Kai Restaurant Review

Mai Kai Restaurant Review

Want to escape to the Polynesian? Well, you can catch a glimpse of these exotic locales without evening leaving the United States. At the Mai Kai restaurant     read more...

America’s Cup Regatta St. Maarten Review

Our latest shore excursion review takes us back out into the water in a sailing challenge that is one of the most popular excursions in the Caribbean. Both     read more...

Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park

Shore Excursion Review: Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park

There are several beaches to choose from in Cozumel, Mexico. If you are looking for one location that includes a variety of attractions, Chankanaab Adventur     read more...

Martha Brae River Rafting Review

Shore Excursion – Martha Brae River Rafting Review

Want a unique way to see the natural beauty of Jamaica? Then prepare yourself for a serene and informative ride with our Martha Brae River Rafting Tour Revi     read more...

Take a Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

7 Reasons To Take a Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

When thinking of things to do in Ft. Lauderdale, venturing out on the Intercoastal Waterway should top that list. Yes, even though you are about embark on a     read more...

Statue Cruises

Shore Excursion Review: Statue Cruises from New Jersey

Explore two of the most iconic attractions in the world- the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. With a short jaunt via Statue Cruises from New York or New     read more...

St Georges Bermuda Walking Tour

St George’s Bermuda Walking Tour

During our recent cruise to Bermuda, we decided to spend a full day in St. George. We opted to plan our own St. George's Bermuda Walking Tour. With a mix of     read more...

Royal Naval Dockyard Bermuda

Exploring the Royal Naval Dockyard Bermuda

There is so much to do in Bermuda, even right outside the ship. In fact, you could spend hours exploring the Royal Naval Dockyard Bermuda. Given all the cho     read more...

Tobacco Bay Beach Bermuda

Everything You Need to Know about Tobacco Bay Beach Bermuda

Located in St. George's parish, Tobacco Bay is an area of natural beauty but is also known for its involvement in the Gunpowder Plot of 1775. Today, Tobacco     read more...

Horseshoe Bay Beach Bermuda

Everything You Need to Know about Horseshoe Bay Beach Bermuda

Horseshoe Bay Beach Bermuda, located in the Southampton parish, is part of a network of beaches that run along the southern shore of Bermuda. Ranked as one     read more...

Big Bus Miami Tour

Capturing Miami on a Big Bus Miami Tour

See all of the vibrant neighborhoods of Miami with a Big Bus Miami Tour, offering convenience and ease with multiple hop on and hop off locations throughout     read more...

Ardastra Gardens and Zoo

10 Reasons You Need to Visit Ardastra Gardens and Zoo

Ardastra Gardens and Zoo is not far from the cruise terminal. But, once you enter the 4 acre park, you will be transported into a lush and peaceful habitat     read more...

St Thomas Island Tour

St Thomas Island Tour Review

See everything that St. Thomas has to offer in this complete St Thomas Island Tour Review. We got a great tour of the island from the well known and loved o     read more...

The Baths at Virgin Gorda

The Baths at Virgin Gorda – Excursion Review

The Baths at Virgin Gorda is a great shore excursion option during a stop in Tortola. Part adventure hike, part photo tour, and part beach break, exploring     read more...

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