WDW for Adults and Romance?Walt Disney World: Any ideas/advice?
From Christine FedrickHello All,
Posted May 19, 2012 at 12:06 PM
I was wondering if someone could give me tips for an adults couple vacation to WDW. I've been searching all over the web, but can't find much. My boyfriend doesn't love Disney as much as me and I'm trying to get him to fall in love too!
We have reservations at Cinderella's RT & Yachtman's Steakhouse. I know there are massages and horse carriage rides, but that's all I can find. Do you have any suggestions to make the park seem more romantic and fun for an adult? Places to stand and watch Wishes or Illuminations (preferably without taking a kids stroller to the back of your calf haha)? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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From Dominick DI recommend checking out the Boardwalk. It's a great place for adult's. For thrill rides, you have Expedition Everest, Tower of Terror, Star Tours, Splash Mountain, Dinosaur, Rockin' Rollercoaster (starring Aerosmith), Space Mountain, Test Track (may or may not be open from renovation), Mission Space, and Big Thunder Mountain. Other rides he would enjoy might be Haunted Mansion, POTC, Soarin, Toy Story Mania, the Safaris, and more.
Posted May 19, 2012 at 12:18 PM
From nick stechmanWalking round the epcot world showcase at night, eat in Paris! Also head to universal orlando for a couple of days.
Posted May 19, 2012 at 12:35 PM
From Carrie HoodHonestly, just get in touch with your inner child and your sure to have a blast.
Posted May 21, 2012 at 3:19 AM
World Showcase can be a lot of fun for adults, just browsing threw the shops and pavilions as well as most of Epcot in general. There is plenty to do even for the non-Disney lover.
There is also plenty to do in the more "romantic" type thing outside of Disney. You can always head down International Drive or into Kissimmee as well as a stop over at Universal Orlando.
From chris conaIf looking for a romantic vaction stay at a deluxe hotel, visit the countries and visit the boardwalk
Posted May 21, 2012 at 6:50 PM
From David L.IF you have an extra $400-500 lying around, try Victoria and Albert's. It's the 5 star restaurant at the Grand Floridian.
Posted May 22, 2012 at 5:06 AM
From Donna McKayWe had dinner at the California Grill at the Contemporary and watched WIshes from the observation deck. Gorgeous!
Posted May 22, 2012 at 9:21 AM
From Scott BDrinks anywhere and everywhere around the world showcase. I first discovered this with my wife (then girlfriend) during springbreak senior year in college...a long time ago now that I think about it.
Posted May 22, 2012 at 10:21 AM
Sit in back of the people mover and enjoy snuggling time. Or have a nap. The heat can do that to you.
Go to a Disney Waterpark and lie together in a tube around a lazy river.
In Animal Kingdom, walk the side trails together. These are usually empty and are great to hold hands and walk with a loved one. Or just to walk in the shade and eat some amazing ice cream treats
Go to the Polynesian at sunset. Walk around the beach with you shoes off and admire the Magic Kingdom off in the distance.
I could go on and on. There are so many things for a couple to do at Disney World.
From Marie-Eve LandryMy Husband and I went on our honeymoon in october and we went back for a second trip 2 weeks ago. We are not too much into child stuff so...
Posted May 22, 2012 at 10:50 AM
For the resort: Polynesian Resort is the best... Beautiful. Very romantic. Port Orleans French Quarter second best since it's more "Mardi Gras" themed than Disney themed. We are going to Coronado Springs for our next trip and I heard that since they have a convention center, there are less children in the resort than anywhere else and that it's a little bit less "Disney themed" than the others.
The restaurants: "Coral Reef" (Epcot) with its giant fishtank makes you feel like you're eating underwater with the sharks and the turtles. My husband loved it!
"'Ohana" especially when you dine around 8:00 PM, is delicious and filled with more adults than children. It's our favorite.
"Via Napoli" has great pizza and a very romantic atmosphere.
Never went to the California Grill but I heard the place is (pricey but) amazing and that you'll have the best view of Wishes.
From Curtis YoungThe Wishes Dessert Party at MK provides great food with fantastic viewing of the Wishes fireworks. Alternately, watch the fireworks from the beach at the Polynesian Resort with tropical drinks. Fastpass the Mickey/Minnie greeting at Town Square Theatre: the photo with the Mice will be a lovely, romantic souvenir. Afternoon tea at Grand Floridian's Garden View Tea Room is lovely, if a little crowded. Take time to have a seat in front of Cinderella Castle to watch the people go by and have a nice chat. Most importantly, I think, take the time to take lots of photos of the two of you together in beautiful locations. There's always someone around to take the picture for you... And while I would NEVER condone lying, if you were to tell the good folks at guest services that it's your anniversary (even if it isn't), they'll give you buttons, and CMs will congratulate you throughout your trip!
Posted May 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM
From Anthony MurphyJinko at Animal Kingdom Lodge is nice
Posted May 26, 2012 at 5:33 AM
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