Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jun 27, 2012
    Teresa from ID Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I need advise on what to do the day we arrive. We are getting to Orlando about 2 pm. - We are staying at All Star Movie - Is there a park that you recommend us going to. Do we go to our room first then park or other way around. What park do we visit.

    Hi, Teresa!

    Arrival day in Walt Disney World is so much fun with so many choices!  I suggest going to your resort first, pick up your Key to the World cards, and drop off any luggage you have with you in your room if it is ready.  This way, too, you can get your parking pass allowing you to park for free at the theme parks.

    If you plan to go to a park, I always like to start with the Magic Kingdom!  There is no better way to kick off a vacation than a stroll down Main St. USA!

    If you find your family is tired from your trip in, you might want to skip the parks and head to Downtown Disney where you can shop, dine, and enjoy a relaxing evening.  This way, you can get to bed early and get a great start the next morning.

    Another fun option is to book a character meal, such as Chef Mickeys at the Contemporary.  This is a fun meal and a great opportunity to get autographs from a bunch of your favorite Disney pals!

    Whatever you decide for your first magical night, have fun!   Enjoy your stay at Disney's All-Star Movie Resort. 
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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