Showing posts from December 20, 2011

Wednesday: Good for You, Good for the Home—Indulge Yourself, Disney Style

Finding downtime at Disney World

Going commando at Disney World means charging into a pre-planned itinerary with a firm and fixed determination and military precision when it comes to scheduling, i.e. to hit all of the best rides, to make it to the shows on time, to see all of the animals when they're awake, and to dine at your favorite restaurants.

For families with kids, add pix and autographs with the Dis characters, as well as character meals.  Come to think of it, add character meals to the grown-up list, too, because it really is fun when the Dis characters show up appropriately attired in themed costumes.  What's not to love about a children's conga line led by Safari Mickey & Minnie, Safari Goofy, and Pluto in a pith helmet? Or, storybook dining with the beautiful Disney princesses at the Akerhaus Royal Banquet Hall in the Norway pavilion at Epcot?

Forget commando!  Disney World is comprised of four distinct parks—the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, and …