Disney World for Adults
Not to long ago I came upon this study that outlines the types of people who love Disney. Single adults made up a huge chunk. I tried to find the link or at least get you a screenshot but I can’t seem to come upon it. Nonetheless, many people think Disney is only for families with kids but that’s so far from the truth, Disney World for adults is just as fun.
My adult-only/couple trips to Disney are some of the best memories I have. I don’t have any children of my own yetI usually find myself with a sibling or niece when I head over. Disney World for couples is the best but let’s talk about how it’s different.
Seriously – without kids, you do what you want, how you want.
Where to Stay
Not all Disney hotels are created equally. Some are better than others for families and some are better for adults and to get more specific, couples. Here are a few I like for adult Disney trips.
But why? What makes one better than the other. Why the theme of course! Take a look at this photo from the Art of Animation Resort and another from the Yacht and Beach Club.
You can see that some themes are more child-friendly while others are more tranquil, relaxing and subtle.
I’m huge kid at heart but unless I’m making a child’s vacation with this theme, I think I’ll choose something else to look at daily.
Remember, on an adult’s trip to Disney you’ll be spending a lot more time in the room. Maybe having a relaxing day by the pool, sleeping in, etc.
Spend some time getting to know the resorts at Disney, the themes and prices in order to pick the right one for you.
What To Do
If you are heading to Disney World than I know you have a grand imagination and love to have fun.
This being Disney’s staple park, you’re guaranteed to have a phenomenal time. When at Magic Kingdom make sure to open your mind and let your imagination run wild. Rides such as Dumbo and Flying Carpets can be skipped for more thrilling rides such as Space Mountain and the Seven Dwarves Mine Train.
Interesting side note: You will only find alcohol at Be Our Guest during dinner time.
As an adult, Epcot has become my all time favorite park. Touring the various countries, trying the different foods, and riding the intense rides does not get old. To really optimize your time at this park I would do a ton of research. Where you would like to eat, what you want to ride, etc.
Drinking Around The World
I know you’ve heard of it. Guests are to go around and drink one drink from each of the 11 countries at Epcot’s World Showcase. Can you make it to the end? WDWInfo does a great job on the breakdown of what to drink where. I haven’t tried this yet but I would love to. I even see people with team shirts made.
Just an inspiring park with a ride ready to blow your socks off (Expedition Everest). I loved every second at this park. Whether it was the roller coaster, safari, animals, or Lion King show.
You can also try a ton of different types of drinks, dishes and (best of all) beers here.
With the new Star Wars Land, Hollywood Studios is not to be missed. You should be able to do it all in one day and your experience won’t differ as an adult only family.
Other Things To Do
Atlantic City Dance Hall
What To Eat
Disney World is famous for their family friendly meals but they have great romantic dining options as well!
California Grill at the Contemporary Resort is a great place to have a dinner. You can also see Wishes at Magic Kingdom from the restaurant.
Jiko at Animal Kingdom Lodge has an ambiance that’s to die for. If you’re into trying new foods this is the place to go. Either way the food is delicious.
Victoria & Albert’s at Grand Floridian is the best and most romantic Disney World restaurant.
Beaches and Cream Soda Shop at the Beach Club resort now has hard floats including this s’mores shake I’m dying to try.
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Once Upon A Time…
There was a woman who had the fondest memories of Disney World. I think nostalgia is the right word. She finally got to go back with her little sister and has gone so many times since then. But guess what? She doesn’t have any kids, and though most of her trips have been with (someone’s) kids, the ones as two adults, a couple, have been amazing too.
When I’m on my own time, and not the kids, I get to do my own thing. I can wake up as early or as late as I want. No one is too young to walk that far, and I don’t have to stop drinking.
A Disney World trip for adults, or as a couple, is definitely different but equally as good.