Everyone loves the theme parks in Florida, not just children. On a three-day itinerary, a roller coaster featuring Aerosmith music, a Star Wars 3D simulator, restaurants and shops entertain adults and kids alike.
The itinerary starts at the park that represents several countries in the world. Next, explore the complex dedicated to the universe of cinema.
World Showcase (Epcot)
Time flies as we explore the 11 pavilions of the World Showcase. Each replicate a different country. Colorful skulls in Mexico, temples in China, and Viking castles in Norway set the mood for make believe.
Spice Road Table (Epcot)
This restaurant is located in the Morocco pavilion, with its winding paths and stands resembling a street market. Their lamb chops are so good that you’ll feel like having seconds, something that’s rare in a city famous for generous portions.
Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie (Epcot)
Next stop, dessert. Get your sugar fill at the Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie, with its lovely sweets, located in the France pavilion.
Star Wars (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
This park dedicated to the world of film is home to the new Star Wars attractions, including a motion simulator and a fireworks show featuring live characters.
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
The Aerosmith roller coaster and the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror have long queues. In order to avoid them, use the FastPass service available through My Disney Experience, an app for iOS and Android devices that is really helpful at the parks.
Fantasmic! (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
Mickey’s colorful show of lights and water illuminates the night and enchants the spectators. The final attraction returns to the Star Wars theme with the fireworks show Symphony in the Stars, accompanied by a moving soundtrack straight out of the films.
Day 2: Disney Springs
A combination small town/open-air mall, this Disney sector is a welcome break from the marathon of parks.
World of Disney
Between streets filled with stores stands the fantastic World of Disney, the main address to buy clothes, toys and other official products.
This charming shop would go unnoticed if it weren’t for the piles of fedora, panama and floppy hats – yes, employees are willing to explain each of these names.
At Amorette's Patisserie, the creamy hot chocolate comes in shot size, perfect with a mini lemon cheesecake or a chocolate éclair.
A fun place to find kitchen items, including cups, plates, cutlery, pots and pans, everything you can imagine, with a Disney flair.
This trendy restaurant is illuminated by dozens of lamps hanging from the ceiling. On the menu, you’ll find an assortment of sushi, noodles, Peking Duck and a respectable sake list.
Day 3: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Magic Kingdom Park
One park celebrates nature; the other, fantasy. Together, they provide a magical day.
Tusker House (Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park)
The restaurant serves the most American breakfast possible, with Mickey-shaped waffles, chocolate chip pancakes, three kinds of yogurt, bacon, pastries, and an endless array of other options.
An open car starts its journey through the Kilimanjaro Safari. Suddenly, the driver announces the presence of the locals: rhinos, giraffes, elephants, gorillas, and even lions get on with their lives as if we weren’t even there.
Surrounded by grandiose scenery, this roller coaster – one of the most extreme in the Disney complex – races through caves and snowy peaks.
Main Road (Magic Kingdom Park)
Up last on our Disney World tour, the Magic Kingdom Park is the place to become a child again: eat a hot dog at Casey’s Corner, buy mouse ears and enjoy the antics of costumed characters on the Festival of Fantasy Parade.
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (Magic Kingdom Park)
If you want to ride one last roller coaster, go to this adorable attraction, which recreates the mine of the Seven Dwarfs and Snow White.
Be Our Guest (Magic Kingdom Park)
The most popular restaurant at Disney World was inspired by the ballroom from Beauty and the Beast. It has snow falling down the windows and suits of armor that talk to each other.