Road Trip — Orlando, FLA

Well if you are getting off the ship in Port Canaveral, Florida and want to stay in Orlando for a day or two you must check out Universal Studio’s and Islands of Adventure. From kids to adults, these parks offer a little bit of everything for everyone: roller coasters, 3D rides, water rides, shows, and […]

Port review – Jacksonville, Fla

I received an email last night asking about the port of Jacksonville so I thought I would share my response. The port of Jacksonville is a great port, easy to find, and your no longer than 15 min from the airport. The port is five minutes off a major beltway (SR-9A) and the average cab fare […]

Carnival Cruise Lines extends port lease in Jacksonville

Here is some good hometown news for us here in Jacksonville, and for you southeast cruisers. Carnival Cruise Lines has signed a new two-year lease with the Port of Jacksonville til May 12, 2011.  The extension of the lease was made possible because construction has stalled on a new cargo shipping terminal.   Jacksonville has approx […]