This SoCal Traveling Mom is headed to Walt Disney World! #TMOM

When you read this post I’ll be flying to Orlando and Walt Disney World for the very first time! I’m over-the-moon excited. This is a writer’s retreat with Traveling Mom so we’ll be covering some of the exciting things happening at Walt Disney World. Follow along with us April 16-18th on Twitter with the hashtag #TMOMDisney.

Coronado Springs Resort 

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I can’t wait to take a dip in this amazing pool! My 3-yr old swims like a fish, he’s going to love it.

My family & I have dinner planned for the night we arrive at the Maya Grill. We’ll see how Tex-Mex compares to authentic South-of-the-Border SoCal Mexican food! I appreciate having the menus online so I can plan ahead. I’m debating between the Maya Grill’s Signature Fajita Skillet or the Shrimp Tacos…any opinions?

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Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

After reading online about all the fabulous treats available during the Festival (Frushi!), I plan on eating my way through the World, while admiring the amazing topiaries and gardens. I’ve wanted to visit Epcot since I was a little girl so this Park visit will certainly fulfill a dream. The added beauty of the garden displays is the icing on the cake!

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Character Experiences

My 3-yr old adores the character meet ‘n greets, as do I! Walt Disney World seems to have so many more than are at Disneyland, so we’re both really excited about that. We’ll be bringing the camera, for sure! And taking advantage of the Disney Visa private character greeting and free photo.

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Be Our Guest Restaurant

Though most Disney guests book their Advanced Dining Reservations 180 days in advance, I lucked out and was able to book a highly-coveted lunch for this restaurant on Thursday afternoon!! I’m pretty sure I’ve narrowed down my dining choice to the Croque Monsieur and French Onion Soup so the only question remains is “Where will we be seated?” Will it be the Grand Ballroom, The Castle Gallery or the West Wing? No matter to me, I’m just happy to have gotten a reservation!


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Make sure you’re following along with me and Traveling Mom on our grand adventure this week! This trip is a huge check off my Disney bucket list, I can’t wait to share all that I see!



I will be receiving a complimentary stay and park tickets. All thoughts and opinions are my own.