Cruising out of Port Canaveral

Cruising out of Port Canaveral

3 Reasons Why You Need to Set Sail this Spring

Paradise is calling

Florida’s Space Coast has become one of the top vacation destinations not only because of its rich space history, pristine beaches, and beautiful weather, but also because it is home to one of the world’s busiest cruise ports.  With over 50 cruises a month to choose from and with locations that go to Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean, the Bahamas, through the Panama Canal, and even to Barcelona, it’s easy to find one that works for you.

Whether you just want a quick 3 or 4-day getaway, can spare 7-11 days or even a 15-day transatlantic vacation, Port Canaveral has you covered. And if that isn’t reason enough to start planning, check out the three reasons to book your winter or spring cruise getaway now.

  • The weather is perfect

With the salty sea air and wind blowing in your face, the last thing you want is to have to wear a parka, and that’s one of the perks of cruising from Port Canaveral during the winter and spring months. And you can get that golden glow without melting like ice because of the scorching heat that summer brings. The seas are in hibernation, so it’s smooth sailing and a guaranteed good time.



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  • Suitable for all personalities

Whether you are an introvert who likes to keep inside and peruse all the shops and shows or find your own little corner on the ship’s deck, or you are the extrovert who everyone will know by the end of the cruise and probably leave with many more friends than when you arrived, cruises are a great way to just be you. Whatever you consider fun, you will be able to find it on any of the cruises that call Port Canaveral home.


  • It’s easy on the wallet

You can typically find more budget-friendly cruises during the winter and spring, especially when you book early. And if you need to recover from all the holiday activities and spending, the pricing is great for a quick and relaxing cruise. Consider it either a late Christmas gift to yourself or a New Year’s resolution of being waited upon and served on the open seas.



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Choose from one of four cruise lines that call Port Canaveral home.

Royal Caribbean

Enchantment of the Seas

  • Sails to: Bahamas
  • Days: 3- or 4-day cruises
  • Amenities: Bungee Trampolines, Outdoor Movies, Arcades, Shows, Rock Climbing Wall, Dance Lessons, and more.

Oasis of the Seas

  • Sails to: Eastern & Western Caribbean, Trans-Atlantic to Barcelona
  • Days: 7-day cruises (Barcelona is a 14-day cruise)
  • Amenities: Aquatic Amphitheater, Living Park, Flow Rider, Rock Climbing Walls, Zip Line, Ice Skating Shows, Musicals featuring Cats, Sushi and Cupcake Classes and more.



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  • Sails to: Eastern & Western Caribbean
  • Days: 7-day cruises
  • Amenities: Hasbro® Game Shows, Waterworks Aqua Park, Comedy Clubs, Live Entertainment, Seuss at Sea, Build-a-Bear Workshop, and more.


  • Sails to: Bahamas
  • Days: 3 or 4-day cruises
  • Amenities: Twister Waterslide, Seuss at Sea, Hasbro® Game Show, Bars, Live Entertainment, and more.


  • Sails to: Eastern & Southern Caribbean,
  • Days: 5 to 13-day cruises
  • Amenities: Lip Sync Battle, Seuss at Sea, Waterworks Aqua Park, Hasbro® Game Shows, Live Entertainment, and more.



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  • Sails to: Eastern & Western Caribbean
  • Days: 7-11 day cruises
  • Amenities: Aqua Park, Rock Climbing Wall, Ropes Course, Miniature Golf, Broadway Entertainment, Shopping, and more


  • Sails to: Bahamas, Eastern & Western Caribbean, and Transatlantic to Barcelona
  • Days: 4-11 day and 15-day transatlantic cruises
  • Amenities: Aqua Park, Bowling Alley, Spa, Arcade, Wii Wall, Aerial Acrobatic Shows, Live Music, and more


  • Sails to: Bahamas, Cuba
  • Days: 3 or 4-day cruises
  • Amenities: Live Music from around the World, Art Galleries, Basketball & Volleyball Courts, Golf Driving Net, Shopping, and more



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  • Sails to: Bahamas, Panama Canal
  • Days: 3 or 4-day cruises, 14-day cruise through Panama Canal
  • Amenities: Frozen: The Musical, Marvel Super Hero Academy, Goofy’s Pool and Aqua Lab, Movie Showings, and more


  • Sails to: Bahamas
  • Days: 3 or 4-day cruises
  • Amenities: Mickey & Donald Pools, AquaDuck, Goofy’s Sports Deck, Beauty and the Beast Live Show, Star Wars activities, and more.


  • Sails to: Eastern & Western Caribbean
  • Days: 7-day cruises
  • Amenities: Goofy’s Sports Deck, AquaDuck, Live Entertainment, Holiday Cruise Themes, Movie Showings, and more.



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Ok, so now we have you convinced to book your cruise, right? Great! As you start your planning, don’t forget that with the Port’s updated terminals and recreational areas, you’ll want to make sure to plan a few days before or after your cruise to make the most of your vacation getaway.  And if you are looking for cruise package deals, we can help you there, too. Check out your one-stop shop here.

Happy sailing!


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