Family cruise with a teenager

What cruise line and ship would you suggest? We are taking our 16-yr-old son on his first cruise. Any suggestions? It would be traveling our of Florida 5-7 day cruise

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12 Answers

Depends on how active your teenager is. I would suggest either one of the RCI mega ships or Carnival mega ships. There are more activities on them and good teen programs.

RCL, Carnival, NCL. Great water attractions, wall climbing, go carts, bowling, surfing, iceskating, simulated sky diving, escape rooms, these lines have a good selection of such activities. The megaships offer the most activities

I would agree that one of the new mega ships with mucho activities and entertainment on board would be the best choice and there are a number of those available out of FLA ports.

I would suggest one of the Oasis Class ships by RCI, they are the largest with the most things to do.

Thanks to all! My son surfs, plays soccer, runs track, is on the swim team and sleeps occasionally. All these ships seem to be great options. You all are the best!Happy

The RCI mega ships have "wave riders". So if he surfs this should be where you look first, IMHO.

Flo Riders they call them and they are very cool ... many also have the iFly .. which that too is a pretty cool thing.

Lots of choices for teens. I have my eye on the Carnival Vista out of Galveston with the new fan fare check it out and compare. Carnival Water Works is packed with wet ways to get-a-splashing, including Kalied-Slide which adds awesome light and color effects to the usual speed-n-splash racing. The fun can be endless.

Cool for all ages, compare for yourself and let the fun take you to infinity and beyond! Laser tag, basket ball, the sky glide, and much much more are choices just to name a few.

Try the Magic out of Miami then....

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