Walt Disney 101
- 4 Parks: Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios
- Magic Kingdom has extravagant seasonal decorations for fall and winter
- Epcot has the most indoor activities (great for the rainy day on your vacation)
- If you are a runner you are in luck with Disney’s various running and marathon events.
- Want to experience Disney without the cost? Disney Springs!
Magic Kingdom Favorites
Cinderella’s Castle, Space Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Splash Mountain (all the “mountains”), and cannot forget the Mad Tea Cups.
Be Our Guest Restaurant You are dining in the Beast’s Enchanted Castle for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Cinderella’s Royal Table (will be temporarily closed from February 28 through March 2, 2018, for refurbishment) Reservations are required and can be made up to 180 days in advance.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Favorites
Avatar Flight of Passage, DINOSAUR, Expedition Everest, Kali River Rapids,
Pandora- The World of Avatar: Full of avatar adventure including Avatar Flight Passage, a 3-D ride through Pandora. Na’vi River Journey that takes you deep into the bioluminescent rainforest. Valley of Mo’ara which allows you to hike the floating mountains and other wonders of Pandora.
Restuarantosaurus: This is an easy dining, american menu full of burgers, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, etc.
Epcot is celebrating their 35th Anniversary this year! It is rolling out new merchandise, food, and events to mark the occasion. If you would like to learn more about the 35th anniversary visit Word of Mouse.
Frozen Ever After, Soarin’, Test Track,
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival If you can go to Epcot in between – , 2017. During this time the International Food and Wind Festival is going on at Epcot. This meansspeciality food vendors, seminars, and demonstrations.
Disney World’s Hollywood Studios Favorites
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
Tune-In Lounge: Speciality coctails with a 50’s theme and a menu full of your flash from the past “TV Dinner’ inspired menu.
Dine with an Imagineer at The Hollywood Brown Derby: This dining experience is unlike any other you will find within the Walt Disney Theme Park range of dining. You get to dine with one of the creative minds that helps bring Disney to life every day.
Disney Springs Favorites
The Boathouse: Services lunch and dinner and will help you get your seafood fix!
Coca-Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar: A pure beverage “bar”, but you can experience everything from floats, smoothies, to Icees. If you cannot decide you can try the International Tray for $8.50 where you enjoy sixteen sparkling and still beverages from around the world!
Earl of Sandwich: When I lived in Florida this was a must have every time I went to Disney Springs. It is open until 11:30 p.m. so great for a quick bite after a day full of roaming the parks.
Jack Lindsey’s Hanger Bar: This is one of the newest additions to Disney Springs. This 1940s airplane turned dive bar is a cool bar and appetizer space that is a must visit.
Basin: All natural bath, body, and hair products is my first stop always! You can try their hand products using their in-store sinks that have always left my hands soft, and smelling amazing!
Francesca’s: Did you forget to pack a nice dinner outfit or want to grab something new to wear to the park the next day? Francesca’s is a great place to do that!