That’s how many miles it is from “the mansion” to Walt Disney World. It’s barely a 2 hour drive from my home sweet home to where the “magic” happens. So, why is it that the only time I get there is for conferences (like the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and The Travel Show)? I drive that far most weekends to get to Fort Lauderdale, but WDW seems a world away.
I’ve seen the ads on TV and in the newspapers. I’ve glanced at the “unofficial” guidebook to WDW for grown-ups, yet I STILL can’t figure out how to be okay with spending the day at a theme park at the ripe age of 57. Maybe it’s all in the marketing.
If I were looking for a girlfriend’s getaway (which is my FAVORITE) way to travel, I’d probably be telling you that at WDW you can…
Dine on wonderful foods –
- African – Sanaa
- French – Les Chefs de France
- Enjoy tagine at – Restaurant Marrakesh
- Great wine and seafood – Flying Fish Cafe Chef’s Wine Tasting Dinner
- just to name a few
Don’t show me some Grannies walking around with Mouse ears Disney. Show me your deluxe hotels and villas, point me to the stores where I can buy wonderful things for my home (in the World Showcase Pavillions stores). Let me know that I can leave the property for a day to spend at the glamorous Mall of Millenia or save at the many outlet malls in the area.