Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Nov 9, 2012
    Kathyrn from AL Asked

    I am taking my 7 year old to dance on stage and parade. We will have park hoppers.I dont know how to plan are visit. I will have a 2 and 3 year old. We are wanting to have a character dinner to.What would be the best parks to do and activities.

    Hi, Kathryn!  I think the best park for children this age is probably the Magic Kingdom.  There's so much for little ones to see and do, and you'll find a great mix of classic attractions and ones the kids may be familiar with.  The Magic Kingdom has one character meal - Cinderella's Royal Table - that is so popular, it often books up completely; and another with Pooh and Friends that many kids love.  

    My girls also really enjoy Disney's Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios.  They really love the animals and the shows at Animal Kingdom, and we all enjoy the Jammin' Jungle Parade, featured each afternoon.  Hollywood Studios has some familiar faces from some of the most beloved movies, and you'll also find some characters your kids might recognize from Disney, Junior.  

    Another popular character meal is Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary Resort.  They have breakfast and dinner there, and with a park hopper, you might do a day at Animal Kingdom, pop over to the restaurant for a dining reservation, and close the evening at the Magic Kingdom, which is within walking distance.  Or, if you're staying at a Walt Disney World hotel, head to the park with extra magic hours in the morning, then switch to a park where you have a dining reservation for dinner.

    I hope this helps give you an idea of how to start planning!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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