Coast To Coast: Best Cruise Destinations

take a destination cruise

There are several ways to visit more than one destination in one vacation; road trips, buses, and trains are quite popular because you get to see more of the country and get a break from flying. However, if you want to enjoy your vacation while you’re on route to your next destination, the only way to travel is by boat. A cruise vacation is a great value for money; your ticket pays for your accommodation, dining, entertainment, and the travel itself. Not to mention, with 1800 ports of call, a cruise can take you pretty much anywhere. The key is to find the right destination.



Plan your own trip
take a destination cruise
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There are a wide variety of cruise ships out there, and most of them visit amazing places. However, if you know exactly where you want to go, and want to set your own schedule, you could rent or buy your own boat and get there yourself. If you’re planning on visiting a lot of coasts in the next few years, you could get help from boatfinancing.co to pay it off. Alternatively, you could get some friends together and split the cost of hiring a chartered boat for the duration of your travels – just make sure these are people with whom you’d be happy to spend a lot of time. Boats can get crowded pretty fast. But if you’re charting the course, you have full control over where you go, and how long you stay there.

Italy
Italy
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Truth be told, every Italian city has something to offer in terms of culture, history, food, and stunning architecture, that it’s difficult to choose where you want to visit. With a cruise, you won’t have to choose. You can choose a cruise that travels exclusively around Italy’s coastline, or ventures out to other Mediterranean countries if you’re feeling a bit adventurous.

Galapagos
Galapagos
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Whether you love seeing some wildlife during your vacation, or you’re just as fascinated as Charles Darwin about the origin of the species, the Galapagos is one of the few places where you can get up close with some of the rarest animals in the world. Some of them aren’t even afraid of humans, so you can get closer than anywhere else. A cruise to the Galapagos focuses on the ecosystem that sustains the wildlife and will offer snorkeling and daily hikes for everyone to have several close encounters with animals. Marine iguanas, land iguanas, sea lions, and giant tortoises are just a few of the many animals you might encounter during your cruise.

Caribbean
Best Cruise Destination in the Caribbean
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It’s tough to find someone who hasn’t had at least one fantasy about sailing to all the Caribbean Islands, enjoying the clear blue waters, white sandy beaches, and working on their tan; it’s a cliche for a reason. Every single cruise line travels to the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, St. Maarten/St. Martin, Turks & Caicos and the Bahamas, so you might come to believe that paradise goes on forever. Check out cruisecritic.co.uk for all your options.

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