Jennifer and Dave's
Disney Adventure Report
Dates: 10/18 - 10/27
(10 day trip)
- Jennifer Watson (author): 31 year old, writer and co-author of
PassPorter Walt Disney World, on her umpteenth
trip to Disney (from Ann Arbor, MI)
- Dave Marx: 44
year old, writer and co-author of PassPorter Walt
Disney World, on his 10th (or is it 11th?) trip
to Disney (from Hackensack, NJ and Ann Arbor, MI)
- Evans: 24 year old college
student, online friend who we used to work with
on AOL; Disney vacation veteran (joining us for
the first three days)
- Elizabeth: 21 year old college
student, friend of Evans; never been to Disney
before (also joining us for the first three days)
- Kim Larner: 28 year old,
Jennifer's younger sister, pregnant (in her
fourth month). On her third trip to Walt Disney
World but brand new to the Disney Cruise (from
Okemos, Michigan). She is joining us for the
cruise aboard the Disney Wonder.
- Chad Larner, 28 year old,
Jennifer's brother-in-law. Also on his third trip
to Walt Disney World. (from Okemos, Michigan) He
is also joining us on the cruise.
Northwest Airlines (from Detroit) and Tiffany Town Car
Villas (one-bedroom villa) from 10/18-10/21, Disney
Wonder from 10/21-10/24 (category 10 stateroom), and
Wilderness Lodge (woodland view) from 10/24-10/27
visited virtually all of the parks: Epcot, Magic Kingdom,
Disney-MGM Studios, Animal Kingdom, Pleasure Island, and
Walt Disney World: Tangierine Cafe, Cantina de San Angel,
The Garden Grill, Palio, Hollywood Brown Derby, Wolfgang
Puck Cafe. On the Disney Wonder: Beach Blanket Buffet,
Triton's, Parrot Cay, Animator's Palette, Cookie's B-B-Q,
Palo. Back at Walt Disney World: Whispering Canyon Cafe,
Planet Hollywood, Hollywood & Vine, Epcot Food &
Wine Festival, Yacht Club Galley, Lottawatta Lodge, and
Other: E-Night at the
Magic Kingdom (10/19), Cirque du Soleil, Disney Wonder
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The links below lead to pages detailing what we
did each day of our trip. We wrote much of this trip
report while we were actually at Walt Disney World, so
the writing is a little hurried at times and we usually
weren't able to go into great detail. We intend to
revisit each day to add in more tips, notes, thoughts,
and recommendations. We have lots of information to
Notes on how our trip came about and what we did to
Beforehand: Sunday, October 17: Pack and prepare research materials, and get
to sleep early.
Our First Day: Monday, October 18: Arrive in Orlando, register at the BoardWalk
Villas, meet up with Evans and Elizabeth, and walk over
to Epcot to visit Millennium Village and see Tapestry of
Nations and Reflections of Earth.
Our Second Day: Tuesday, October 19: Do more research at Epcot during the day, then
take the monorail to Magic Kingdom for E-Night with Evans
Our Third Day: Wednesday, October 20: Spend the day with Evans and Elizabeth at
Disney-MGM Studios, then go to Downtown Disney to see
Cirque du Soleil, wander around Pleasure Island, then
return to the room to meet Kim and Chad when they arrive
from the airport.
Our Fourth Day: Thursday, October 21: Take the Disney Cruise Line bus to Port
Canaveral and check-in for our 3-Day cruise aboard the
Our Fifth Day: Friday, October 22: Cruise to Nassau.
Our Sixth Day: Saturday, October 23: Cruise to Castaway Cay.
Our Seventh Day: Sunday, October 24: Disembark from the cruise, return to Walt
Disney World, check-in to Wilderness Lodge, and do
Our Eighth Day: Monday, October 25: Research at Animal Kingdom and the Magic
Our Ninth Day: Tuesday, October 26: Research at Disney-MGM Studios and Epcot.
Our Tenth Day: Wednesday, October 27: Check-out and spend the day relaxing at
Blizzard Beach before returning home to fly back to
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