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Things to Do in Colon Panama Cruise Port

Top 10 Things to Do in Colon Panama Cruise Port

In the last two decades, tourism has become increasingly popular to the area surrounding the famed Panama Canal, and now it is not uncommon for Western Caribbean cruises to regularly add the port city of Colon to their itineraries. Although the area still has a way to go before rivaling other port

Key West Cruise Excursions

5 Best Key West Cruise Excursions for Adventure Seekers

Key West is known for a lazy and relaxed atmosphere that embodies the island spirit and a peaceful way of life. However, that does not mean that all activities in this popular stop on the itineraries of many Western Caribbean cruises do not have anything to offer adventure seekers

Costa Maya Cruise Excursions

5 Best Costa Maya Cruise Excursions for Adventure Seekers

Costa Maya is an exclusively tourist based destination in Mexico that resides in the state of Quintana Roo near Chetumal, the state’s capital. It’s very close to Belize and was developed entirely to serve as a cruise ship port to provide a jump point for eager tourists to explore the exotic

Montego Bay Tours

5 Best Montego Bay Tours for Families with Kids

Western Caribbean cruises are very popular for families as children embrace the tropical climate and atmosphere and gear up for boat loads of play time in the water and the chance for an experience with exotic wildlife. But, not all activities found in port cities along these journeys will appeal to children. Luckily, many of the major stops along Western Caribbean cruises provide more than enough activity for children aside from simply beach or boat time.

Ocho Rios Shore Excursions

5 Best Ocho Rios Shore Excursions for Families with Kids

Ocho Rios is located on the central north shore of Jamaica near Reggae Beach and Rio Nuevo Bay that is a popular port destination for many Western Caribbean cruises. The island itself is lush and exotic and known for its relaxed and friendly way of life. There are many things to do in Ocho Rios once your ship comes in to port, however many of them may be too challenging for young children or too long to be practical with little ones in tow.

Banana Coast Shore Excursions

5 Best Banana Coast Shore Excursions for Families with Kids

Trujillo, the town at the center of the Banana Coast, is a very new destination for guests aboard Western Caribbean cruises. The industry has spent a fortune preparing the area for curious travelers so that they may see and explore the amazing diversity of environments, culture and living creatures here.

Santo Tomas Guatemala Shore Excursions

5 Best Santo Tomas Guatemala Shore Excursions for Families with Kids

Santo Tomas Guatemala has only recently become an itinerary stop for guests aboard Western Caribbean cruises, as the port served only industrial purposes until after the start of the new millennium. However, in just a short amount of time, the locals have found exciting and amazing ways to make guests feel at home and feel welcome. The area is far from touristy, with the port offering nothing more than a warehouse turned market and kiosks for booking Santo Tomas Guatemala shore excursions.

Colon Panama Tours

5 Best Colon Panama Tours for Families with Kids

With a new and shiny port to welcome guests to the area, Colon, Panama is becoming a more and more popular stop along many Western Caribbean cruises. It is not a wonder considering that one of the most impressive engineering feats ever constructed, the Panama Canal, is found near here, treating visitors to an experience found literally nowhere else. But, for those aboard family cruises or guests traveling with small children, port activities can seem limited here.

Limon Costa Rica Shore Excursions

5 Best Limon Costa Rica Shore Excursions for Families with Kids

Costa Rica is considered one of the few remaining unspoiled natural tourist destinations in the world. Boasting a wealth of protected parks and an abundance of wild species, it is an incredibly popular stop on many Western Caribbean cruises. Although the region is certainly ideal for adventure seekers and adrenaline hunters, Limon Costa Rica also is well suited for families that are looking for a safe and educational jungle adventure.

Things to Do in Key West

Top 10 Things to Do in Key West for Cruise Passengers

There are many things to do in Key West, but not all of them are well known to cruise ship passengers or booked excursions through cruise lines. Because Key West is part of the United States, many guests find that a lack of language barriers or unknown traffic laws make exploring the area a little easier than other destinations on the itineraries of Western Caribbean cruises. This can make the island an even more fun adventure, if you know what to do when you get there. We created a list of the top ten things to do during port time in Key West, and you might be surprised at some of the activities that tourists can’t get enough of.