Photo Album Celebrating Grandparents Day and Family Cruising

Photo Album Celebrating Grandparents Day and Family Cruising

Sunday, Sept. 13, was #GrandparentsDay, and Holland America Line is all about multigenerational cruising. We asked our Facebook fans to share photos of cruising with their grandparents, or grandparents cruising with their grandchildren. The response was a beautiful collection of family memories and photos that we’re honored to share.

Caption for the hero photo: “My dad Lou enjoying Half Moon Cay with his 18 grandchildren (and the Koningsdam in the background).” Megan Glunz Horton

woman holding baby

Grandparents enjoying dinner with a sleeping grandson.
Jennifer York

family in alaska

Grandkids (and daughter) Glacier Bay, Eurodam 2018.
Charlotte Colwell

Granddad and grandson ice cream

Ice cream every day when you cruise with grandpa! ?❤️
Jessica Rubner Smith

grandparents in alaska

Loved sailing and how grans loved the officers and crew that made their trip so memorable.
Cindy Waldrop

Alaska with bear

My parents treated us to an Alaskan cruise aboard the Eurodam in 2019…their grandkids had the time of their lives and still talk about it! (Picture taken in Ketchikan.)
Sarah Detar

grandparetns and grandson

Our Grandson loves formal nights! He asked if he could wear his tux to dinner every night. Looking forward to the next one.
Bob Pawlak

family cruise

Our first cruise with the kids was with their grandparents!
Megan Valentine

family in alaska

Juneau, Alaska, aboard Westerdam
Joseph Anthony

family HMC

Family Christmas cruise to The Bahamas which included kids and grandkids. Absolutely enjoyed everything, but mostly the family time together and the beaches. Half Moon Cay was fabulous!
Pat Johnson

Family and Zuiderdam

Our grandsons enjoying Curaçao with us. Panama Canal 2019. Thanks for your overwhelming hospitality, and we can’t wait to be onboard again soon.
Vicki Hammersmith

kids on deck at sunset

We cruised with grandchildren to Montreal for my husbands 80th Birthday.
Rosemary Broughton Rullman

grandparents and grandson on deck

Alaska cruise with our grandson.
Cindy Fresh-Davis

Alaska cruise

Celebrating 50-year anniversary on Alaska cruise with grandkids, kids, brothers, sisters and aangetrouwd gedoe.
Alex Bende

Family aft deck

Mexico Cruise with our 11 grandkids. There’s nothing better then that.
Jill Cunningham Williams

family on Alaska tour

I spent a great birthday cruising Alaska in 2016 on HAL’s Nieuw Amsterdam with my daughter, son-in-law and 3 grandsons. It was so special❤️
Elise LeBau Davis

family in dining room

2018 Alaska cruise with daughters, sons-in-law and grandkids. Our dining staff were PHENOMINAL. We all had a wonderful trip on the Zaandam. Love cruisin’ with HAL!
Barbara Hammonds

Thank you to everyone who contributed a photo to the Facebook post!


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  1. Ashley September 16, 2020 at 1:20 pm - Reply

    very cool photos!

  2. CRAIG WERUM September 24, 2020 at 3:58 pm - Reply

    We miss the days on Holland America . Please start soon maybe a three or four day out of Seattle . A shake down cruise. **** club member

  3. Yekeen Kareem February 14, 2021 at 8:53 am - Reply

    Hope to sail again soon!

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