Mom And Son Safari
  • On Jan 25, 2009
    Melissa from NC Asked

    my 12 yr old son is worried that he is to old for Disney what great can he expect and what can he do for this trip to a time to remeber

    So I get that tweens and teens think they won't have fun. But as long as you plan for them too, most find that it is a great vacation for them as well!

    First off, make sure they get to go on thrill rides, if they are so inclined. Some of my favorites include;

    Magic Kingdom: Space Mountain
    Epcot: Mission: SPACE and Test Track
    Hollywood Studios: Rock 'n' Roller Coaster and Tower of Terror
    Animal Kingdom: DINOSAUR and Expedition Everest

    Also, some of the shows are good for them too, like the Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

    Finally, why not think out of the box a little? Maybe he would enjoy surfing lessons at Typhoon Lagoon? How many 12-year olds go home from vacation saying they learned to surf? Maybe he would like to go parasailing over by the Contemporary resort? That re-defines "hanging out" with your parents.

    Have a magical vacation!
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I am one of the Dads on the Moms Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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