For those looking to sail into springtime, a theme cruise may just be what the doctor ordered to spice things up a bit more than a regular voyage. After all, UnCruise Adventures recently announced it will feature wellness on a number of its theme sailings in Alaska in April.
Theme cruises extend to seemingly every imaginable topic, and a great resource to find them is Theme Cruise Finder, and here is a sample of some other fun ones coming in March, April and May 2017.
Country, polka & soul music
Country music star Carrie Underwood performs on a Long Beach to Baja cruise on Carnival Imagination on April 2, 2017 as part of the Carnival Live series. Tim McGraw will perform on March 2, 2017 aboard Carnival Valor, and also joining the lineup will be Little Big Town on May 7 and 11, 2017 on Carnival Dream and Carnival Valor, respectively.
The fifth annual Soul Train Cruise is also set to embark on March 4, 2017 with bands like Kool & The Gang, Chaka Khan and the Commodores along for the ride on Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Summit.
There’s even a Polka Dreams @ Sea cruise scheduled to depart on Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Pride on April 2, 2017 showcasing Ray Jay of Ray Jay and the Carousels and the Buffalo Concertina All-Stars.
For sports fans
Royal Caribbean International will be home to sports fans on several spring theme sailings beginning with the "Pro Football Hall of Fame Cruise" aboard Independence of the Seas on March 2, 2017 with James Lofton, Dan Hampton and Randall McDaniel. Then on March 30, 2017, Brilliance of the Seas will host the "Legends of Pittsburgh" cruise with Mean Joe Greene, Rocky Bleier, Casey Hampton, Ryan Clark and Charlie Batch. Last, the "Clemson Fan Cruise / Sea of Orange Cruise" will take place May 4, 2017 on Oasis of the Seas.
For film buffs
Connoisseurs of cinema may appreciate the May 21, 2017 UK "Scenes from the Silver Screen" sailing on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Braemar. The trip’s focus is on destinations featured in famous movies such as “Trainspotting,” “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “The Da Vinci Code” and “Skyfall.”
For improving your photography skills
Those looking to boost their photography skills may look to UnCruise Adventures on its May 27, 2017 "Pure Panamá: Cultures, Coasts & Canal" itinerary. On board will be a professional photographer to help guide guests towards taking the best shots of the engineering marvel and surrounding nature.
For comedy fans
Carnival Cruise Line already has its great Punchliner Comedy Club, but as part of its Carnival Live program, Jay Leno will add to the excitement on Carnival Vista on April 30 and May 1, 2017.
Luxury line Seabourn is preparing a couple of culinary cruises for its "Epicurean Quest Food & Wine Voyage" with chef Daniel Sherlock and World Wine Guys (Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen) aboard Seabourn Quest on April 15, 2017. Plus, chef Darren McGrady will be on Seabourn Sojourn on April 23, 2017.
Also, Royal Caribbean International will present a "Country Cooking Cruise" on its Oasis of the Seas embarking May 21, 2017. Personalities on board will be Francine Roberts Bryson, Tiffany Harelik, The Chef & The Fatman, Eddie Jackson and more.
— from Cruiseable news services