Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Oct 16, 2012
    Lauren from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Thanks Cathy for your help. With that schedule do you think I'm better off doing character meals for breakfast rather than lunch and dinner? I have ADR for Tusker House and Hollywood & Vine. Also, what do you think about Dessert Fireworks Party?

    Hi, Lauren!

    It really depends on which restaurant you are dining at when deciding which meal of the day to choose.  With both Tusker House and Hollywood & Vine, I would select breakfast and lunch over dinner simply because with little ones, you will want to dine with the characters.  (Both of these locations are character-free at dinner.)

    If I had to plan for this, I would opt for Tusker House for breakfast and Hollywood & Vine for lunch.  The lunch buffet is great at lunch at Tusker House, but I think your kids will find more to eat on the Hollywood & Vine lunch buffet vs.Tusker House.  Breakfast at both locations is pretty much your good-old breakfast fare!

    Now onto the Fireworks Dessert Party.  Personally, this is something we pass on.  For my family, we are happy grabbing a yummy Mickey Ice Cream bar and keep on enjoying the Magic Kingdom.  The Fireworks Dessert Party is wonderful if you are a huge sweets person, but at about $22 per adult and $14 per child, that's a LOT of Mickey bars!  Also, I know you only have a few days in the parks, and I think your time might be better spent enjoying the attractions.  It is up to you, but weigh the pros and cons. 

    I hope this helps!  Let me know how your planning is going and if there is anything else I can do to make your vacation magical! 

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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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