• On Sep 17, 2016
    Joanna from ME Asked

    My husband, two boys (10 and 7), and I will be traveling from Maine to Disney this January. We have never been to Disney before. We will be there Thursday-Sunday. We are staying at Orange Lake. What do you reccommend?

    Hey, Joanna!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Wahoo! your first trip to Walt Disney World Resort is going to spectacular! Before you go be sure to sign up for a Disney account through My Disney Experience and download the mobile app. You will be able to manage your theme park experience including FastPass+ reservations from the palm of your hand. Here is my "must do" list for your family. All parades and fireworks automatically make the list. Also, stop by Guest Relations for a "1st Visit" button.

    Magic Kingdom Park: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Haunted Mansion, Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jungle Cruise, Astro Orbiter and meet Mickey Mouse
    Epcot: Soarin',Test Track, Mission Space, Spaceship Earth and the Jeweled Dragon Acrobats in the World Showcase China Pavilion
    Disney's Hollywood Studios: Toy Story Mania!, Rock 'n' Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith (must be tall enough), Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage, Star Tours~The Adventures Continue and Star Wars Launch Bay
    Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park: Expedition Everest-Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, Kali River Rapids (bring ponchos), Kilimanjaro Safaris and Festival of the Lion King

    Dining: Do a character dining experience/table service meal once a day to rest your feet. Eat a Dole Whip and Mickey's Premium Ice Cream bar.

    This is a small list and there is more to share. Please visit us with more questions to help plan your Walt Disney World Resort vacation.

    ~Jason ºOº
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Meet the Panelist: Jason, Georgia

I am a Disney Dad raising two fantastic boys with my wife. We love the hidden treasures found on both coasts at the "Happiest Place on Earth" and "Most Magical Place on Earth."  I am so excited to share my "yEARS" of pixie-dust covered experiences with you while planning your Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Let the lifelong magical memories ... begin! Learn More About Jason

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