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Disney Trips With Families Of 5+

Let’s talk about Disney Trips with families of 5+. Lori and Jennifer are experts in this topic, as they travel with families of 5 and 6. Today we’re going to give you our tips for saving money and your sanity when traveling with those larger families.

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    1. Value Resorts – Suites
      Art of Animation
      Orlando: Disney's Art of Animation Package with Walt Disney World® Tickets | Deal | Costco Travel

      All Star Music
      DISNEY'S ALL-STAR MUSIC RESORT $112 ($̶3̶2̶4̶) - Updated 2023 Prices & Reviews - Orlando, FL

      Pop Century
      * If you are
      guaranteed 2 connecting rooms/ you can guarantee when there are only 2 adults in the party
      * One Deposit / One Reservation Number
      Disney's Pop Century Resort Review | Disney Daily Dime

    2. Moderate Resorts 
      Caribbean Beach Resort
      Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort Review - Disney Tourist Blog

      Port Orleans Resort
      Disney's Port Orleans Resort Riverside

    3. Deluxe Resorts 
      * 2 queens / 1 Pull-Down Bed

    4. Villas
      * 1 bedroom
      * 2 bedroom
Theme Parks:
Photo Opportunities
Odd Numbers on Rides/ How to Split Up
  1. Best Photo Spots for Large Families
    • Castle at Magic Kingdom
      Cinderella Castle


    • Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom


    • Chinese Theater at Hollywood Studios


    • Spaceship Earth at Epcot

      Spaceship Earth EPCOT

  2. Best Ride Photos for Larger Group
    • Test Track (6)
      Test Track - Epcot - Disney World


    • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (One behind the other)
      Seven Dwarfs Mine Train


    • Expedition Everest (6)
      Testing Underway at Expedition Everest During Lengthy Refurbishment


    • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster 
      Steven Tyler Claims Disney's Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Goes Backward - Inside the Magic


    • Slinky Dog Dash 
      Toy Story Land at Night
*Think Big / Shareable Portions*

    1. Best Quick Service
      • Regal Eagle at Epcot (American Pavilion)
        PHOTOS: EPCOT's Regal Eagle Smokehouse | TouringPlans.com Blog

      • Flame Tree BBQ at Animal Kingdom
        Flame Tree Barbecue Overview | Disney's Animal Kingdom Dining

      • Pizzafari at Animal Kingdom
        Animal Kingdom Dining Review: Pizzafari Family Style Dinner | The Orlando DINKs Blog

    2. Best shareable snack
      • Refillable Popcorn Buckets

    3. Best Table Service: Buffet
      *More bang for buck  – Do it for breakfast (then can skip lunch) or lunch (then can skip dinner or snack for dinner)*
      • Biergarten at Epcot (Germany Pavilion) 
        BIERGARTEN RESTAURANT, Orlando - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

      • Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom
        THE CRYSTAL PALACE, Orlando - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

      • Tusker House at Animal Kingdom
        TUSKER HOUSE RESTAURANT, Orlando - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

      • Hollywood & Vine at Hollywood Studios
        Disney's Hollywood and Vine: What You Need to Know – DisneyLists.com
Side note: Bring snacks in your suitcase!
Southwest does not charge for checked luggage- We fill up a suitcase with Non Perishables items (Bagels, Peanut Butter, Granola Bars. You can buy cream cheese, Orange Juice, Milk at your Resort or use Instacart.

On Site – 
Minnie Vans
Minnie Vans Returning to Disney World in June 2022! - Disney Tourist Blog

Disney Transport - Wikipedia


Airport Transfers (No Uber) –
*Usually it’s more economical for large groups to do private transfers*

Southern Elegance


When traveling with a larger group/family, it is still possible to make each kid feel special- Have each one pick one must do ride or attraction in each park, pick one meal for the vacation; longer vacations- pick a special ride, tour, show, etc. to do just with mom or dad, one on one.


Well, Mousekefriends, there you have it: The MousekeMoms best tips for doing Disney with a larger family/group. How’d we do? Do you have any tips? Tell us! Just a quick reminder to check out our facebook group MousekeMoms Podcast to dive deeper into this and all things Disney and Disney planning. Be sure to follow our show so that you receive notifications when new content is released and you never miss an episode. And please consider writing us a review as well!  We really appreciate it.

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