Mom And Son Safari
  • On Feb 4, 2013
    Michelle Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Visiting in July, First day there we will not visit a park..need relax time after traveling. Staying @ POR, would u suggest dining @ Boatwrights DH or somewhere in dtd? Can u suggest dining good for 3 kids ages 5,7,10 @ dtd? Already eaten at T-Rex.THX!

    Hi Michelle,

    After traveling with a family of 6 you certainly do need a little time to relax and gear up for the vacation ahead.  That's really good thinking on your part!  Downtown Disney is a great way to spend your first evening.  I know it's not fancy, but we always enjoy Earl of Sandwich.  Even if the lines are long, it's quick, it's delicious, and it's relatively inexpensive.  You can grab a bite to eat and then stroll around Downtown Disney, shopping or just looking.  Save room for dessert and grab a treat at Goofy's Candy Co.

    If you're looking to do a bit more, why not try Fork & Screen?  You can watch a movie at the AMC Downtown Disney, and food will be brought to you as you eat.  Splitsville is another option.  It's not your average bowling alley food.  You'll be delighted by the selections that are offered.  They don't take reservations yet, so it may not be an option, depending on how crowded it is when you go.

    If you're looking for a traditional, sit down meal, Raglan Road is a fun option.  The nightly entertainment is great, and they often give guests, especially children, a chance to try some Irish dancing.

    Hope this helps. Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Georgia

After spending 25 years in RI, my husband and I relocated to GA with our youngest, who is now in high school. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes. From creating our first itinerary as a honeymooner to later creating magical experiences for our multigenerational family gatherings, every aspect of planning a vacation has been pure joy to me.  Learn More About Diane

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