2019's Not Over Yet: The Best Places to Go on a Cruise This Year

2019's Not Over Yet: The Best Places to Go on a Cruise This Year

Got bitten by the cruising bug? There are still many choices for cruises before 2019 ends. Check out the best places to go on a cruise this year.

What better way to vacation than relaxing on a cruise and letting the ship take you to your destinations?

In 2018, 28 million people went on a cruise. If you plan on going on a cruise this year, you should consider the end destination. Is there a country you always wanted to visit? Are you more of a beach tourist or an off-the-beaten-path traveler?

Not sure what you want? We can help! Here are the best places to go on a cruise.


More people have been choosing Alaska cruises, for several reasons.

Alaska is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S. You can view glaciers, see a plethora of wildlife, and gaze upon spectacular fjords. Does this inspire you to get out and take an Alaska cruise?

The Caribbean

We can’t compile a cruise destination list without mentioning the Caribbean. No matter when you visit, you’ll have the time of your life in the Caribbean. The beaches are beautiful, the weather is perfect, and there are so many activities.

Not sure where in the Caribbean to visit? Here are a few recommendations:

  • St. Lucia
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Turks & Caicos
  • S. Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Barbados
  • Kitts & Nevis

Many cruise ships also offer multiple island specials. This way, you don’t have to worry about airfares and hotels. And if you want the most luxurious adventure, there are cruises that take you to a private island!


Aloha! Right next to the Caribbean is the next luxurious destination in the world — Hawaii. You can take a cruise to this scenic island and gaze upon exquisite beaches, volcanoes, and other forms of natural beauty.

Where should you expect to visit in Hawaii? Most cruises take you to one or more of these islands:

  • Oahu
  • Maui
  • Molokai
  • Kauai
  • Niihau
  • Lanai
  • Kahoolawe

Hawaii is more than just a gorgeous island. Hawaii has a unique culture and history. Taking a cruise to Hawaii gives you a chance to meet the locals, eat the food, and participate in other local adventures.

The Mediterranean

Maybe you’re a regular cruise-goer and some of these spots have you thinking, “eh, been there and done that.” In this case, go on a cruise to the Mediterranean!

Southern Europe offers the most beautiful beaches and the best weather year-round. Whether you’re gazing at Poseidon’s Temple at Sounio Beach in Greece or partying in Barcelona, the Mediterranean offers something for everyone.

Mediterranean cruises are also diverse. Take a cruise and hit each of the Greek Isles.

If you enjoy luxury living, take a cruise throughout the French Riviera. Or, hit different islands and countries to really take in different cultures and experiences.

The Best Places to Go on a Cruise Offer a Unique Adventure!

If you plan to go on a cruise in 2019, these are some great places to go. So what are you waiting for? Start booking your cruise!

Need more luxury destination advice? Continue reading Luxury Travel Magazine where we review the best destinations all over the world, to give you ultimate inspiration.