River cruises, located in some of the United States’ most memorable and historic cities, offer many advantages over international and ocean cruises. You substantially lower costs by not requiring airfare or passports for family members as compared to traveling abroad. There is no concern about being left in another country if you miss the boat, and no need to make arrangements for your children to be accommodated because of the adult attractions that typically appear on cruise ships. For larger families that have a wide age range, or those simply opting for a shorter vacation, you may agree that cutting travel time is key to your family’s happiness and comfort. Not to mention that you skip out on the jet lag!
Discover a Rich Culture on the River
A Chicago evening river cruise is perfect for families who wish to discover historic architecture and scenic views without the extra problems that come along with it. These small vessels are made perfectly for gliding along the river, so even during bad weather, they do not rock from side to side. If you are prone to seasickness, you will be able to enjoy the full boating experience without feeling ill.
Something for Everyone and Every Occasion
Most U.S. river cruises are rich in American history, making them a great option for families with older children and grandparents. A Chicago evening river cruise is a perfect family-oriented, educational venture that can be used as a tax deduction if your children are homeschooled and you can have the topic of the historic tour correlate. Depending on the occasion for which you are traveling, you can find a cruise for everything from weddings to yoga. All cruises offer fascinating activities en route. From music to food and dance celebrations, your family will be able to submerge themselves in the culture and majesty of the cities that have grown alongside American rivers. There is always something for everyone to enjoy, regardless of age.
For more information on how we can help you plan your next river excursion, contact Chicago’s First Lady Cruises.