Mom And Kids Mickey Ice Cream Bar
  • On Jul 20, 2015
    Jlie from MA Asked

    Hi, We are heading to Orlando soon. We are not staying on property but will be at the Disney parks for at least 4 days. While there my son will be tunring 10. He's a little too big for character meals. Any surprises for boys you could recommend?

    Hi Julie!

    Aw, although it's sad when they hit the age of "too big for characters," there are so many great experiences for bigger kids at Walt Disney World Resort and it's fun to watch their adventures grow. For this question I went straight to the source and asked my almost 11-year-old his favorite activities on our Disney vacation. He came up with a few I think may be perfect for a special treat on your son's birthday.

    Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park offers two of his favorite experiences. Here he can learn from surfing pros in the water parks very own surf school or swim with sharks at Shark Reef. Another activity that tops his list is parasailing at Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre. The view is incredible from hundreds of feet above Bay Lake. Lastly, the Wild Africa Trek through Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park is a thrilling safari adventure you both will remember for years. Rope bridges, hippos, crocodiles and delicious dining all captured by Disney's own PhotoPass photographers will leave you memories and mementos to last a lifetime.

    Have a wonderful celebration, Julie. Please wish your son a very happy birthday from all of us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel. If there is anything else I may assist you with, don't hesitate to ask. 

    Magical Wishes,

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Meet the Panelist: Lauren, Colorado

Hi-ya, Pals! I'm a wife and mother of three who's enjoyed many special occasions at Walt Disney World Resort with my family: graduations, pregnancies, birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, reunions, and even our Fairy Tale Honeymoon. I look for any excuse to return "home" often and would love to help add a little extra Pixie Dust to your next magical adventure. Learn More About Lauren

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