Mom And Son Safari
  • On Mar 26, 2010
    Eric from KS 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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    1st trip to WDW. 5yo girl and 7 yo boy. arrive MCO at 1:50. what would you recommend doing our first day/evening to make it fun/special withouth staying out too late (early morning planned 9/19). Thanks so much!!!

    Hi Eric,

    Welcome to the Moms Panel!  My favorite thing to do on the day of arrival is head on over to Downtown Disney.  This marketplace is a lively place that boasts plenty of pixie-dusted shopping, dining and often times entertainment on their center stage.  There is no admission fee, so I find it the perfect way to get that initial dose of Disney without having to use a theme park ticket.

    Typically we will then dine at either the Rainforest Cafe or T-Rex Cafe (both located at Downtown Disney), because they offer a fun, casual and unique way to start off our vacation.

    Bus or boat transportation is available to Downtown Disney from every Walt Disney World resort.

    Hope this helps!
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Meet the Panelist: Karen, New Hampshire

Ahoy matey!  My name is Karen and if there is such a person as the all-American Disney Mom, I'm it. I am a proud card-carrying member of Disney Cruise Line's Castaway Club and I would love to help you plan your Disney Cruise Line vacation! Learn More About Karen

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