When you’re taking a cruise, most of your experience is going to be dominated by the cruise ship itself. However, getting the most out of your cruising experience isn’t just about booking passage on the right ship; it’s also about finding the right itinerary.
If you’re going to be traveling from port to port, then you want to make sure that your cruise ship’s itinerary includes some of the best destinations in the world. That’s why we wanted to share this list with you. It includes the 15 best cruise destinations in the entire world as selected by the cruising experts over at Cruise Critic.
From the frigid tundra of Alaska to the warm climes of the South Pacific, these destinations cover the entire globe… We only wish there was one ship that could take us to all of them in one trip! Let’s take a look…
1. Castaway Cay
This private island, which is owned and operated by Disney, was ranked as the best private island cruise destination in the world by Cruise Critic.
In the Western Caribbean and Riviera Maya there’s one destination that stands head and shoulders about the rest: the always exciting and beautiful Cozumel.
Heading out into the Eastern Mediterranean? Then make sure your cruise includes a stop in the historic city of Venice.
4. San Francisco
There are beautiful ports of call on both coasts of the United States and Canada, but there’s something about San Francisco that makes it just a bit better than the rest.
5. St. Petersburg
The Baltics offer a unique cruising experience to say the least. Thankfully, many itineraries here include St. Petersburg, which was rated the best by Cruise Critic.