• On Jan 21, 2020
    Susan from PA Asked

    I've been to the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Epcot a few years ago, all with my grandchildren. So what do you recommend I do on the one day I have all to my 65 year old self? Thanks, Susan

    It's great to see you here today at the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Susan!

    I think you've come here to ask the million-dollar question. Picking my favorite Theme Park is like asking me to pick my favorite flavor of ice cream: I love them all! I have a few opinions if you have only one day to visit, so let's jump right in so you can decide where you want to go and start making your FastPass+ selections.

    Since you haven't visited Disney's Hollywood Studios yet, I think you should consider going there for the day! The Park recently underwent a huge transformation to make room for Toy Story Land and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the two newest lands at Walt Disney World Resort. There are also a lot of great shows to enjoy like Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage and the Frozen Sing-Along Celebration! If you find yourself wanting to eat lunch or dinner while you're there, I recommend stopping by The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge where you can enjoy a delicious meal from a signature restaurant without having to make a reservation. They serve an appetizer-sized version of the restaurant's Famous Cobb Salad and you can even order a slice of the legendary Grapefruit Cake and that sounds like a perfect lunch to me!

    Personally, my favorite Theme Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom so that's where I'd choose to spend the day if I had some time on my own! I love that there are attractions there that are great for everyone, like Kilimanjaro Safaris and Na'vi River Journey, and I can also spend the whole day strolling around and looking at animals at Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail and Maharajah Jungle Trek. I think that the food here is my favorite of all of the Theme Parks, so make sure to try something from my must-do dining locations: Harambe Market in Africa or Satu'li Canteen in Pandora - The World of Avatar. Some of the best shows are also at Disney's Animal Kingdom, so make sure to check out Festival of the Lion King and Finding Nemo - The Musical while you're there!

    Susan, wherever you choose to spend your day, I know it will be magical! Please let us know if you have any more questions about planning your upcoming trip.

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Meet the Panelist: Jessica, Texas

I'm a personal stylist and I live in Texas with my husband and our two rescue animals. We are Disney-obsessed and love enjoying all the magic that's out there especially for grown-ups. In fact, we even opted-out of a tropical honeymoon to spend a blissful week at Walt Disney World instead! I'm thrilled to be on the Disney Parks Moms Panel and I'm excited to share everything I've learned from all of our trips and help you plan a memorable family vacation.  Learn More About Jessica

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