Now that you are retired, you have the time to travel the world as you'd like. Now is the ideal time to visit all of the locales that you've always wanted to see. But here's the question you now face: What are the best cruises for seniors? Whether you crave solitude or excitement, you'll find the right cruise vacation for you with Norwegian.
To begin with, you can enjoy significant cruise savings. Norwegian's Free At Sea Promotion is an opportunity to choose from free beverages, shore excursion credits, specialty dining, and more.
Discover some of the following best cruises for retirees.
Canada & New England Cruise From New York
This coastal New England and Canada cruise has a variety of exciting, sophisticated destinations to visit. Take in a Broadway show or visit the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Then marvel at the meticulously maintained homes of the rich and famous on Mansion Row in Newport, Rhode Island. For a different view of the mansions, take a Newport Cliff Walk. You'll stroll along the coastline and past some of the most stunning properties along Bellevue Avenue.
The next port to experience on this cruise is in Boston, Massachusetts. Follow along the Freedom Trail to visit some of the most historic sites in the city. You won't want to miss the rugged coastline in Halifax, Nova Scotia, or the Victorian architecture in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. This cruise also includes an overnight stay in Quebec City. This historic town is full of old French charm. You'll have enough time to explore the historic walled city and the surrounding countryside in depth on this Canada cruise.
7-Day Alaska Highlights Cruise From Seattle
A seven-day Alaska cruise from Seattle is a great chance to experience the fantastic scenery and wildlife of Alaska. Spend a day visiting Seattle before departing for your cruise. Stop by Pike Place Market and browse hundreds of shops. Sip on a cappuccino at the original Starbucks cafe on First and Pike. Get a great view of the city from the top of the Seattle Space Needle.
The next stop is Ketchikan, Alaska, or the “Gateway to the North.” Witness the ancient totem poles at the Totem Heritage Center or walk along the famous waterfront. Watch lumberjacks demonstrate their skills at the Saxman Native Village and Lumberjack Show. In Juneau, Alaska, you'll have the chance to get unparalleled views of nature from glaciers to mountains.
Skagway is next on the itinerary, as it was on the route to the goldfields. Thousands of gold miners flocked to the area with the hopes of striking it rich. The town still has the flavor of the gold rush era. You can relive what it was like during the boom days of the 1800s.
The last stop on this Alaska cruise is Victoria, which is full of old-world charm. Visit the oldest Chinatown in Canada. See the sunken, Japanese, and rose gardens at Butchart Gardens, one of the best botanical gardens in Canada.
Australia and Southeast Asia Cruise
An Australia and Southeast Asia cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime bucket list trip, which makes it ideal for retirees. You'll explore the best destinations in Southeast Asia and Australia.
The cruise departs from Sydney, Australia, where you will find so much to see and do. See the iconic Sydney Opera House. Take a scenic walk along the coast. See koalas and kangaroos up close. The cruise includes two nights in Cairns and Darwin, Australia. Darwin offers some of the most incredible wildlife on earth. Visit the Territory Wildlife Park for a chance to see wallabies and wallaroos in their natural habitat.
11-Day O'ahu Explorer 'Alohilani Waikiki Ocean View Cruisetour
On this Hawaii Cruisetour, you will explore Hawaii by both land and sea. The vacation begins at the new 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach. This resort offers a balance of relaxation and energy in a vibrant location. The 'Alohilani Resort is a true oasis of tranquility. A stay here is indeed the ideal way to begin this cruise.
After enjoying two days in luxury, you'll embark on a seven-day Hawaiian cruise and see the best that the Hawaiian Islands have to offer. See the natural beauty of Kahului, Maui. Travel the road to Hana and see the roaring waterfalls, lush ferns, and lava cliffs along this scenic coastal drive. Also on this itinerary is Nawiliwili, Kauai, which is what many cruise guests consider to be the most beautiful of all the Hawaiian Islands. Kauai offers both dramatic mountains and lush rainforests.
Norwegian Cruise Line has many more cruise itineraries that are ideal for retirees. You've worked hard throughout your life to enjoy yourself in your retirement years. Book your Norwegian Cruise Line experience today.