Though ocean cruises have well-established reputations for their bountiful family-friendly amenities, river cruises have remained mostly "adults only" territory until recently. But, that's been changing.
AmaWaterways (in partnership with Adventures by Disney), Tauck, A-ROSA and Uniworld all offer family-focused sailings. Among the enticements for families: kids-sail-free deals, rooms large enough to sleep third and fourth passengers, and shore excursions designed to appeal to both kids and adults.
Considering taking your kids along on a river cruise? Here are some pros and cons: