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  • On Aug 20, 2012
    Jennifer from MN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Taking husband and son to WDW for their first time in late November for my son's 7th birthday! We are staying at the AOA resort and on my son's birthday we booked a 9:10 am breakfast at Hollywood Studios. How early should we plan to leave the resort?

    We celebrated my oldest daughter's seventh birthday at Walt Disney World, Jennifer.  It was the best celebration and I'm sure yours will be, too!  For starters, you've chosen a great resort.  Disney's Art of Animation is so colorful and whimsical; I know my six-year-old would love to stay there.  And a character breakfast is always a great way to start the day.  In order to arrive to yours in a timely manner, I would suggest leaving the Art of Animation by 8:00 in the morning.  That should allow you plenty of time to arrive at the park and make it through the turnstiles.

    And, Jennifer, please pass along the happiest birthday wishes to your son from the Disney Moms!
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Meet the Panelist: Darcie, Alabama

Given your inclination to plan a magical trip, I can already tell we have a lot in common. I'm Darcie, and my friends would be the first to tell you that Disney trip planning (especially dining!) is my love language. Of course, the vacations my family enjoys today look much different than they did when our kids were little, but while some of our favorite activities have evolved, Disney destinations still top our travel wish lists. Let's work together to plan a downright dreamy vacation for your family! Learn More About Darcie

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