A family trip to Walt Disney World can be a little stressful, especially when accommodating and planning for four different parks, two water parks and Disney Springs. You also have to decide if you want to stay off or on property, and if the choice is on property, the next difficult decision becomes: Where to stay out of all the resorts? Take some stress out of the planning process and book a reservation at these top restaurants throughout the parks and resorts.
No matter what time of day you visit, Be Our Guest, in the Beast’s Castle at Magic Kingdom, promises a delicious meal. Lunch is more of a quick-service meal where you order your food before finding a table, although you still need reservations to ensure you get a table.
Guests dining at dinner enjoy a beautiful sit-down dinner, complete with a red napkin folded into a rose, a variety of delicious dishes and even “The Grey Stuff” for dessert. Dinner is special because it is the only time guests can meet the Beast; he is available for meet and greets and pictures. Guests can dine in the famous library or ballroom from the hit movie. Reservations go fast, so make sure you book in advance or constantly check for availability.
Via Napoli is located in Italy at EPCOT. They have a sit-down restaurant and a take-out window. The restaurant is famous because of the pizzas, made fresh and tasting delicious. Most, if not all, of its cast members are from Italy on the International College Program or moved to Orlando from Italy.
Located in the Polynesian Resort, ‘Ohana typically features a character dining experience with friends like Lilo, Stitch, Goofy and more. Since the pandemic, however, character dining has been put on hold until September 2022. For now, guests can enjoy a family-style breakfast with scrambled eggs, breakfast meat, breakfast potatoes, Mickey Waffles and more.
At dinner, guests enjoy traditional Polynesian dishes such as grilled teriyaki beef, spicy shrimp, grilled chicken and ‘Ohana noodles. Don’t forget to end the night with the delicious pineapple coconut bread pudding and vanilla ice cream.
As Qatar prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup this fall, the world, and family travelers, anticipate discovering Qatar and all of its wonders. As the world converges on this desert nation, tourists have the chance to discover pure luxury at one of Qatar’s newest resorts, Outpost Al Barari.
Embark on a family journey through The Last Frontier with Celebrity Cruises® and experience an unforgettable luxury vacation in the untouched natural beauty of Alaska. The breathtaking landscape of this pristine wilderness sets the stage for every memorable moment from up-close, awe-inspiring views of glaciers to observing native wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles, and moose. This corner of the world offers not only spectacular scenery, but also opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Alaska — from the native people who’ve lived here for centuries to the adventurers seeking their fortunes during the gold rush. No matter which sailing you choose, you’ll journey through the ever-popular Inside Passage — one of the most popular experiences on any Alaska vacation — and visit Hubbard Glacier or Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier.
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Summer family travels might be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean travels must stop until winter. As schools start up again, kids head off to college, with many universities located in cities and lively college towns. As families prepare to send their kids off, finding the right hotel in these cities and college towns is a must. Here are some top college destinations in the United States offering both luxury and budget-friendly accommodations.