Cruise vacations always go by too quickly, so imagine trying to fit everything into an abbreviated one. Short three-day and four-day cruises make great getaways for people short on time or money, but they can be planning nightmares. You're torn between obsessively scheduling every minute so as not to miss out on any onboard fun and wanting to leave space for spontaneity, too.
How do you pack everything you want to do into a short cruise without, well, going overboard? Follow our tips for making the most of your cruise, whether it's a four-day Caribbean cruise or a weekend cruise to the Bahamas.