Florida offers unique cruises — from pirate voyages to floating tiki bars

Kathleen Christiansen
Orlando Sentinel

Orlando, Fla. — There’s no denying Florida is a cruise destination. Most of the world’s largest cruise lines offer multiple-day or weeklong excursions that depart from the Sunshine State. Florida is also home to the cruise capital of the world: PortMiami. 

But for those who can’t commit to an extended amount of time at sea, there are also shorter, more unique offerings throughout the state. From swashbuckling adventures to educational, nature-based tours, here are a few options. 

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