The ABC’s Of Planning A Disney World Trip!

L is for Le Cellier Steakhouse!

Located in the Canada Pavilion is Le Cellier Steakhouse.  It is one of the most loved restaurants in all of Epcot for its cozy atmosphere and delicious food!

  • It is a participant in the Disney Dining Plan and requires 2 credits per person per meal.
  • Because it is so popular, reservations are recommended!
  • Try the poutine!  It is amazing and one of their most popular offerings!
  • After your meal make sure to check out the rest of the Canada Pavilion including the beautiful waterfall located just a few steps outside of the restaurant!

M is for Magic Kingdom, Mickey, and MagicBands!

Magic Kingdom was the first park to open in Disney World, on October 1, 1971.  It is the park people usually think of when they say “Disney World.”  It has such a special place in people’s hearts and has millions of visitors every year!

  • Magic Kingdom transforms several times a year for Halloween and Christmas as well as holding special events throughout the year!
  • There is a lot to see and do in Magic Kingdom, and it may not be possible to accomplish everything you want to do in one day.
  • While the park sure is beautiful during the day make sure to check it out at night, it is a whole new world!
Meet Mickey Mouse
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While you are at Magic Kingdom make sure to stop by the Town Square Theater just inside the entrance to Magic Kingdom to meet the mouse himself, Mickey Mouse!

  • Mickey signs autographs so make sure to have your autograph book and pen ready!
  • Make sure to capture the moment with a photo!
  • We recommend a FastPass+ reservation if you want to meet Mickey Mouse!

And last but certainly not least, let’s talk MagicBands!  MagicBands are wearable devices that unlock the magic while on a Walt Disney World vacation.

  • They are provided free to guests staying on property at all Walt Disney World Resorts!
  • Guests can use their MagicBand to unlock their room, gain access to the pools, as their theme park ticket, enter FastPass+ entrances, add Photopass photos from select rides and character meet and greets, and make purchases (including food and merchandise) with the credit card linked to your vacation stay!
  • Guests can also purchase MagicBands featuring their favorite movie or character!

N is for Norway Pavilion!

Frozen Ever After
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The Norway Pavilion is located the the World Showcase section of Epcot and has become one of the most popular pavilions in the past few years.  In 2016, the pavilion was refurbished and re-imagined to include the ever popular dark boat ride, “Frozen Ever After.”  The pavilion also features various gift shops, dining options, and a character greeting with Princesses Anna and Elsa in their Royal Sommerhus!

  • Visit the Stave Church Gallery to see museum pieces from Norway of ancient Vikings.
  • Stop by the Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe and try one of their tasty treats!  We love the School Bread!
  • Keep your eye out for the Vikings who are looking for new crew members!
  • Make dining reservations for the Akerhus Royal Banquet Hall to meet some of your favorite princesses in a storybook setting!

O is for ‘Ohana!

‘Ohana is located on the top floor of the Grand Ceremonial House at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.  It features a unique buffet dining experience that will make you feel like you are dining on the big island of Hawaii!

  • Guests visiting for breakfast will be treated to a fun family style meal while some of your favorite characters including Lilo and Stitch stop by your table!
  • Guests visiting for dinner at may be serenaded by amazing Polynesian singers who will make you feel right at home!
  • You server or cousin will bring you various meats on large skewers but make sure to save room for the bread pudding it’s an amazing dessert!
  • Make sure to time your dinner reservation around 8 P.M. and ask for a window view to get a unique view of Happily Ever After, the fireworks show happening at Magic Kingdom.  It’s a sight to behold!

P is for Peter Pan’s Flight and Pirates of the Caribbean!

Peter Pan’s Flight is a unique attraction located in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park.  It is a fan favorite attraction featuring Peter Pan and Tinker Bell!

  • Rail-suspended dark ride with iconic scenes from Disney’s animated film “Peter Pan”!
  • Guests board the pirate galleon, set sail across the sky, and follow Peter Pan.

Pirates of the Caribbean first opened at Disneyland Park in 1967 and, due to its popular demand, it opened at Magic Kingdom in 1973.  This attraction spawned the blockbuster film series starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow!  Guests board a small barge for a spellbinding high-seas adventure and will come across:

Pirates of the Caribbean - Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
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  • Pirates Grotto – home to Dead Man’s Cove and Hurricane Lagoon, this haunted realm recalls the struggles pirates endured on the open seas.
  • The Fort – navigate through a shadowy bay, where a foggy Caribbean fort and a striking 12-gun galleon – helmed by Captain Barbossa – are locked in battle.
  • Burning City – looters and buccaneers sing a song of jubilation as flames engulf a seaside town.
  • The Dungeon – trapped in a jail cell, freebooters attempt to lure a confused canine within reach to nab the prison keys he has in his mouth.

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