• On Jan 11, 2017
    Nicole from FL 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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    Hello!! I am taking my 5 year old son on the Disney dream this May and will be on for his 5th birthday along with my 2 year daughter! I was wondering what are some "must see" things you suggest to do onboard with them!

    Hello Nicole!

    Captain Mickey and his friends will be thrilled to help celebrate your son's 5th birthday while sailing the high seas! The Disney Dream is my favorite ship. I'm going to try my best to narrow down some of my top "must see" things to do while onboard!

    Let's start with all the fun outside on deck! Your son and daughter will have a blast dancing with Mickey and the crew during the "Sail-Away Celebration" on embarkation day, right after the mandatory Guest Assembly Drill. If you have a family of little fishies, they will love all the splashtacular options onboard. If you're up for riding a water coaster, and your son is 42" or taller, the birthday boy will have a blast on the AquaDuck! For your smaller fishy, she will have so much fun splashing around with Nemo, Dory and Pearl in Nemo's Reef. Finally, your family should try to catch a movie on the ship's Funnel Vision one evening. We love buying a bag of popcorn and cozying up under blankets while lounging in deck chairs under the stars.

    There are incredible family-friendly Broadway-style shows onboard, too! Try to catch "The Golden Mickeys", "Villains Tonight!" and "Disney's Believe". Your kids will see all their favorite Disney Characters dancing onstage to classic Disney music. Another fun activity onboard is the Midship Detective Agency. This is a self-guided game that will take you all over the ship unlocking clues to solve the mystery! This game is also great because you can stop playing at any time and pick it up later in the same day or on a different day altogether!

    I feel I just skimmed the surface of all the "must see" things onboard! I wish your son a very Happy Birthday and may all his DREAMs come true!

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Meet the Panelist: Beth, Illinois

Let's talk about the WONDER and MAGIC of your FANTASY DREAM vacation aboard the Disney Cruise Line! I'm a proud stay-at-home mom to my little buccaneer with special needs and, along with my husband, a lover of everything Disney! We've had so many unforgettable memories and adventures while sailing on Disney Cruise Line. I can't wait to help you navigate through any questions you may have while planning your family's adventures at sea! Learn More About Beth

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