Taking a cruise offers one of the best family vacations on the planet. You don’t have to worry about hotels, child-friendly meals, transportation or entertainment for both young children and teenagers, and there is also a lot to do and see at the various ports of call. Here are the top ten family cruise destinations.

1. Disney Cruise Line to Alaska

Families can pack their fleece material and enjoy dog sledding, whale watching, gold mining and much more on a cool trip to Alaska. This is a chance to visit unspoiled wilderness, glaciers, waterfalls and historic old towns from the gold rush days as well as Native American sites.

2. Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas

Children can snorkel, fish, and swim in the warm, turquoise waters of the Caribbean. This is a perfect beach vacation for children with endless fun and entertainment on board the ship.

3. Royal Caribbean International to Hawaii

Visit the top spots on several islands. Children have entertainment and can see a live volcano.

4. Norwegian Cruise Line to the Caribbean

Visit many islands, watch dolphins and enjoy the great night life on board ship. Nickelodeon entertainment is on board as well as Splash Academy and Entourage which are complimentary programs for young children and teenagers.

5. Norwegian Cruise Line to the Mexican Rivera

There are many ports of call where children can zip line, swim with dolphins, scuba dive and much more. The Mexican Rivera is one of the richest places on earth for a diversity of marine life.

6. Disney Cruise Line to Castaway Cay in the Bahamas

Castaway Cay is Disney’s private island where all the water sports are available as well as free child care on the island and much more entertainment.

7. Disney Cruise Line to the Eastern Caribbean

With all the attractions and adventure of a Disney cruise, this trip is to Grand Cayman and Cozumel Mexico.

8. Carnival Cruise to Europe

Carnival has excellent facilities for children of all ages. This cruise visits several major cities in Europe. Passengers need not worry about hotels, cruise meals or transportation.

9. Disney Cruise Line

Cruise down the California coast and stop at San Francisco and Los Angeles. Visit Disneyland, Hollywood, the Golden Gate Bridge and more.

10. Princess Cruises to Hawaii

Passengers visit Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii, and Ensenada, Mexico. Princess Cruises offer fantastic activities for each member of the family as well as entertainment the family can enjoy together.