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Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide
Guests aboard Carnival Sunrise enjoy whirlpools and the pool at the Tides Pool and Bar area

Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide

In 2020, you will find families cruising with kids in the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska and far-flung destinations like the Galapagos Islands. You can count on kids being seen and heard everywhere.

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Rain happens: Making the most of a weather day on a cruise ship
A rainy day scuttles plans for an excursion in Puerto Vallarta

Rain happens: Making the most of a weather day on a cruise ship

Shore excursions typically go rain or shine -- and it’s raining. Pouring actually. We had thought we would go explore before our Sunset Sail but it didn’t look like there would be much of a sunset

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Taking the Kids — on a winter adventure that won’t bust the budget
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Taking the Kids — on a winter adventure that won’t bust the budget

With our partners at Family Travel Forum, we have put together 20 Winter Adventures for 2020, whether you want some fun in the snow, in the sun or to in a new city together, regardless of age, physical ability level or budget.

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#BestTamalesEver? Try the sweet corn in Matazalan on a local food tour
Sweet corn tamales in Matzalan

#BestTamalesEver? Try the sweet corn in Matazalan on a local food tour

We are in Mazatlan, Mexico, the second port on our New Years’ cruise aboard the Holland America Oosterdam and we have forsaken a cruise tour today to see the city with a local, through its food.

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Are resorts boring? Some kids think so. This one begs to differ.
Spot a gray whale, ring the gong at Grand Velas Cabo

Are resorts boring? Some kids think so. This one begs to differ.

The day we were in Los Cabos, we visited Grand Velas—a luxe 307-suite all inclusive resort that also was at capacity with 800 guests, more than 300 of them children.

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A different kind of kids experience aboard Holland America Oosterdam
The outdoor pool on the Oosterdam on sunny day at sea

A different kind of kids experience aboard Holland America Oosterdam

A new style Kids Club designed more for families to do activities together— everything from Fooseball to video games, old-fashioned board games to giant puzzle mazes

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