Tag Archives: Disney for larger families

Rooms for Five (2016 update)

*This is an update to my May 2014 post.* For the past few years, it seems that Disney World has been coming up with more options for families of five. Let’s check out the current selection. The Values:  All-Star Music … Continue reading

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Rides for Five: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Rounding out my update of Disney World rides that work well for parties of five, we visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Here are the best rides for big families: Kilimanjaro Safaris: This ride involves safari trucks with bench seating. All five of … Continue reading

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Rides for Five: Disney’s Hollywood Studios

My “rides-for-five refurb” continues! Here are the rides at DHS that work well for a family of five: The Great Movie Ride: We love this ride! The wide bench seating easily and comfortably accommodates all five of us in one row. Star Tours: … Continue reading

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Rides for Five: Epcot

Continuing the “refurb” of my rides-that-work-well-for-five series, we move on to Epcot. (Find my Magic Kingdom post here.) Ellen’s Energy Adventure: With long rows of seating, this ride works great for big families. The Seas with Nemo & Friends: When the boys … Continue reading

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Rides for Five: Magic Kingdom

It’s been years since I published my “Rides for Five” series, where I listed Disney World rides that work well for big families. I guess an update is overdue! Let’s start with my favorite park, the Magic Kingdom. Walt Disney World … Continue reading

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Disney food for the whole family

You may have noticed that I do a lot of food-related posts. No, I’m not trying to be The Disney Food Blog Jr. (Though I do highly recommend that site for all kinds of information about Disney World food.) It’s … Continue reading

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Rooms for Five

This post is at the request of a reader. (Yup, that’s a first, and I’m thrilled!) I’ve talked about various Disney World resort room (or suite) options that accommodate five (or more) people, but I’ve never done it as a … Continue reading

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Disney’s All-Star Music Resort: I’m smitten!

I must admit, I had my doubts. We’d become accustomed to the lush beauty of Port Orleans Riverside, and I was a bit worried that a value resort wouldn’t measure up. I’ve never been so happy to be wrong! Our … Continue reading

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Plus it!

It is said that Walt Disney often told his Imagineers to “plus it.” When they’d achieved something, they were to take it to the next level, making it even better. Walt Disney World is attempting to do this with the … Continue reading

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