check out what a bunch of us did instead.
SkyRide. After a short 15 minute wait, we were on our bikes. A tip for those planning to cruise on the Vista - do the SkyRide on your boarding day. Multiple days of our cruise, it was closed due to the winds. When it was open on days at sea, the line was loooooong. You also need closed toe shoes in order to participate.
SkyRide, we headed to the lobby bar to get a Carnival Cosmo, our first drink tradition (check out the Carnival Cosmo recipe here).
We really enjoyed the lobby on this cruise. The middle changes scenes throughout the day and it was a great spot to take photos! Check out the video above for the under the sea scene.
Carnival Vista IMAX has movies showing that are currently in theaters. We almost saw La La Land on the last day at Sea but opted against it. Another big hit showing on our cruise was Rouge One. They offer popcorn, candy and beer at an additional charge. The price for IMAX was $12 a ticket. Very cool addition to cruising, especially for rainy days at sea.
Waterworks area offering fun for all ages. The Twister was an extremely fast slide.
If you are looking to do something a little more low key but tons of fun, you must check out the Kalide-O-Slide. I now know what if feels to slide through a rainbow.
Alchemy Bar still stands as my favorite bar on any Carnival ship. It is the best place to find craft cocktails on board. If you find yourself on the ship anytime soon, seek out Gabriel & AnnaMaria. They're pretty awesome!
Carnival Vista Piano Bar was far more upscale than any other we have seen. Live entertainment and singing along is always a great time. I liked that the Vista's one had a variety of seating options.
Carnival Vista Library Bar is a quiet spot to get an amazing glass of wine. This is the one place on the ship that you can get higher end wines by the glass. For the wine lovers out there, this is a spot you want to remember aboard Carnival ships.Especially if it has a balcony - hello sunset!
Stay tuned for reviews on many of the Carnival Vista restaurants, shows, our port activities and what to do when you have an unexpected additional day at sea.