3 Day Cruises from Miami


No time for a long cruise? Never been on a cruise and not sure if it’s for you? Try a short three day cruise from Miami, Florida. Miami’s close proximity to Bahamas makes it possible for these short cruises to get you to a tropical destination (or two or three!) in just a few days. Most of the short cruises have Friday departures, which are great for making the most of your weekend.

Short cruises are a great way to fit a vacation into a busy schedule, and a great way for first time cruisers to see what cruising is like and to try out all the cruise ship fun and amenities.

Three days or three nights? The terminology used for cruise lengths can be confusing. What most people think of as a 3 day cruise is better described as a 3-night cruise. You’ll spend three nights aboard the ship and have two days at destinations. The amount of time you’ll spend on the ship on the first and last days of the cruise depend on the ship’s departure and arrival times. Cruises to the Bahamas usually depart Miami in the late afternoon and arrive back in Miami in the early morning.

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Short Cruises From Miami

Aerial view of cruise ship Norwegian Sky sailing to the BahamasIf you’re new to cruising – or if you’re limited by time or budget – then you might want to consider some of the shorter 3-4 day cruises that sail out of Miami.  The cruises may be short in duration, but they’re long on fun.  And it won’t just be a “cruise to nowhere”, the shortest cruises offered by Norwegian Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean include visits to the Bahamas. Continue reading