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The 5 Top Character Dining Options at Walt Disney World

Mickey's Backyard BBQ

4. Mickey’s Backyard BBQ (Fort Wilderness) This selection is unique among the other selections on this list, Mickey’s Backyard BBQ requires guests to purchase a ticket before the meal. Guests can purchase tickets on-line or through the concierge at their resort hotel.  Guests can expect to enjoy a bevy of classic backyard favorites here — hot dogs, baked beans, salad, corn ...

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The 5 Top Character Dining Options at Walt Disney World

Tigger

3. Crystal Palace (Magic Kingdom) Located at the end of Main Street, the Crystal Palace invites guests to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in a welcoming atmosphere.  Guests will find traditional buffet offerings for all meals, as well as expansive dessert offerings.  During their meal, guests will have the opportunity to meet Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet.  Young ...

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The 5 Top Character Dining Options at Walt Disney World

Mickey Mouse at Tusker House

When dining at Walt Disney World, character buffets stand alone near the top of dining options.  In addition to having a great meal, most character buffets at Walt Disney World are buffets or family-style dining options.  While enjoying their meal and being able to relax from a long day in the parks, guests will also have the ability to meet ...

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8 FastPass Selections to Make at Animal Kingdom

Pandora Navi River Journey

3. Na’vi River Journey One of the newest attractions in Animal Kingdom, guests will find the Na’vi River Journey in Pandora.  This attraction routinely has wait times exceeding 90 minutes, so unless you plan on riding this attraction at rope drop, a FastPass+ is mandatory.  Once on board their boat, guests will weave through forests, view native wildlife, and encounter ...

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8 FastPass Selections to Make at Animal Kingdom

Festival of the Lion King

6. The Festival of the Lion King We rarely recommend using a FastPass+ selection for a show, but Festival of the Lion King is not a regular show.  Guests will love escaping the Florida sun, sit down, and take in the air conditioning!  The show is very popular with shows throughout the morning and the afternoon, so you can always ...

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8 FastPass Selections to Make at Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

While guests are only able to make 3 FastPass+ selections in advance, there are many attractions at Animal Kingdom that offer FastPass+. Here is our list of the eight attractions that you’ll want to make sure to grab a FastPass+ reservations! In no particular order: 8. Primeval Whirl This unique roller coaster attraction can be found in DinoLand.  While it doesn’t ...

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6 Dining Mistakes That Rookies Make

Satu'li Canteen

2. Overlooking Quick Service Restaurants Guests may want to get off of their feet and in the air-conditioning when they have a meal, but we encourage guests to check out the multitude of quick service restaurants throughout the parks and the resorts.  Guests can find great selections, unique options, as well as a great value at this restaurants. Guests can even ...

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6 Dining Mistakes That Rookies Make

Trattoria al Forno

1. Missing Out on Discounts Guests who purchased an annual pass may be eligible for certain dining discounts or may be eligible to buy a Tables in Wonderland dining discount card.  Additionally, guests may want to investigate if they Disney Dining Plan may be right for them — this unique offering allows guests to bundle a specific number of meals ...

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6 Dining Mistakes That Rookies Make

Breakfast

4. Dining at Regular Meal Times All of the restaurants at Disney World get busy at normal meal times.  This can cause guests to waste precious time standing in line, waiting for their food, and finding a table.  Guests wanting to maximize their time in the park should consider having a late lunch or an early dinner so they spend ...

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6 Dining Mistakes That Rookies Make

citricos _ Dining at disney world

3. Skipping the Resorts Since guests visit Walt Disney World to visit the theme parks, some rookies are tempted to eat only in the theme parks in between attractions. While the parks have a variety of wonderful options, guests are missing out on a HUGE selection of unique restaurants and great food by ignoring the options at the resorts.  Don’t be ...

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