Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Jan 1, 2015
    Autumn from CA 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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    We will only be visiting for one day. We will be taking our 2 yr old to Magic Kingdom. We have a reservation at Chef Mickey's, as we think she would really enjoy the characters. We hadn't realized it's not in the park. Would you suggest still going?

    Greetings Autumn!

    Congratulations on your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation! Character dining is a great way to meet the characters without standing in line. Chef Mickey's, located at Disney's Contemporary Resort, has always been one of our family favorites. Although Chef Mickey's is not located inside Magic Kingdom Park, I think it would be very easy to incorporate a character meal into your park day. Disney's Contemporary Resort is within walking distance of Magic Kingdom Park. I also enjoy traveling between the two locations via monorail. I would allow approximately 10-15 minutes travel time between Disney's Contemporary Resort and Magic Kingdom Park.

    I have taken all four of my children to Chef Mickey's when they were toddlers. I personally believe your daughter will love the festive atmosphere and fun character interaction she will encounter at this dining location. 

    I hope this information helps in making your decision. Please feel free to visit us again with any additional vacation planning questions that you may have!
    Bon Appétit,
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Meet the Panelist: Jodie, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm the mother of four amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

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