For many families, cruises are an ideal family vacation because they offer something for everyone. To find a cruise line that's a good fit for your family, start with a short list of the most kid-friendly cruise lines.
Every year, cruise lines launch brand new ships with a dazzling array of fun features. To get an idea of the latest in bells and whistles, check out what's new in kid-friendly cruising in 2014.
Of course, nobody wants to pay more than they have to. Arm yourself with tips on how to save on a family cruise vacation and peruse this list of family cruise vacation deals. It's no longer necessary to fly to Florida or California to take a family cruise, since cruise lines are offering sailings from ports up and down the east and west coasts. It's likely that you can find a cruise leaving from a port near where you live.