Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Mar 22, 2009
    Jenny from SD Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Arrive Sat May 16th, arrive at airport around 2pm, for 7 days at POFQ. What do you suggest we do first day ? Dh and I, ds5. First visit for the boys. We will have been awake since 5am to get our flights - but HAVE to go somewhere we'll be so excited !

    Hi, Jenny!    While all of you will be tired after your travels, that Disney-excitement will kick in as soon as you get to your resort!   Port Orleans French Quarter is a great resort, you are in for a treat.

    One of the really nice benefits of staying at Port Orleans is its proximity to Downtown Disney.   Which leads to a great activity for your first day:   Take the boat from your resort to spend a few hours in Downtown Disney.  Here, you can grab a nice meal, go shopping, and have a fun evening.   It is a lot of fun, but won't be too tiring for you.

    Your son will probably like "Once Upon a Toy."  It is a really fun toy store that my 6 year old can't get enough of!   There is also the huge World of Disney Store and the Lego Store.   If your son likes dinosaurs, he might enjoy eating at the T-REX Cafe.   This dino-themed restaurant is really neat!

    Click HERE for more information on Downtown Disney including a list of shops and restaurants.  

    After a fun excursion to Downtown Disney, take a swim in your pool, or take a leisurely stroll down to Port Orleans Riverside and check out the resort.   It is a nice walk between the two resorts and you can see what that property looks like.

    I hope your family has a wonderful vacation in WDW!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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