Disney for Adults

Oct 18th, 2007, 03:20 AM
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Disney for Adults

I will be going to Disney for a week with my extended family and everyone has kids except my wife and I. Can anyone suggest some adult activity other than golf that we might enjoy.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 03:41 AM
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Are you talking abotu Disney WORLD or Disney LAND?????
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Oct 18th, 2007, 03:46 AM
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If you are talking about Disney World I would suggest getting tickets to Cirque's "La Nouba" show.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 04:11 AM
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There is also Blue Man Group at Universal <http://www.universalorlando.com/bmg_overview.html>.
I have not yet seen their show, so I can't vouch for it personally.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 05:07 AM
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hey, what's wrong with DisneyWorld for adults?

There's at least a little bit of "kid" in all of us!!!

In fact, it's been said many times that when a family goes to Disney it's for the adults.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 05:19 AM
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Check out http://www.allearsnet.com/ - lots of information, including a section just for grownups-without-kids!

My wife and I visit Walt Disney World several times a year (and we're in our 30's). Sometimes we have my son, sometimes not -- but we always have a blast!
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Oct 18th, 2007, 05:44 AM
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My husband and I love Epcot.

We do the ride stuff by day and then about 4PM we hit The World Showcase and travel the world for happy hour.

We start at either Mexico with margaritas and nachos or in England at the Rose and whatever pub with black and tans.

Always dinner at the Japanese restaurant in their pavillion and end the night with the fireworks.

Make sure you are staying on property so you don't have to drink and drive.

One member of AOL does Disney a couple times a month without kids and posts extensive reports. I think her name is Sue and you may want to look those up.
 
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Found a link.

http://messageboards.aol.com/aol/en_...channel=Travel
 
Oct 18th, 2007, 06:10 AM
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I believe the Grand Floridian has a spa, too.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 09:41 AM
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Assuming you mean Disney World Epcot is probably the most interesting for adults. Sea World can also be fun, esp if you can spend time with the curators.

Not sure where you're staying - but look into some of the more adult-focussed hotels with spas etc versus the ones that are primarily kiddie pools.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 10:09 AM
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If you mean Disney World, I suggest getting a copy of the Unofficial Guide to Disney. They have excellent suggestions and guides for what to see and do, and they break it down by age group, so there is a plan geared towards adults. They also give great restaurant recommendations for each of the parks. My mom and I had a terrific time, and we're both adults!
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Oct 18th, 2007, 10:40 AM
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check mousesavers.com for all sorts of disney info. also, there a fun piano bar, Jelly rolls, where there are dueling piano players. 21 and older. I think mousesavers.com will give you the location.
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Oct 18th, 2007, 12:26 PM
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My husband and I travelled to WDW several times before our daughter was born. There is a Disney for Adults book out there that's helpful if you've never begin before. I'd suggest dinner at California Grill at the Contemporary Lodge. We went horseback riding at Fort Wilderness one year. Also check out Pleasure Island, we really like the Adventurers Club, an interactive comedy situation but you can't be sensitive b/c they pick on the patrons. Also, Jellyrolls piano bar on the Boardwalk is fun.
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Nov 3rd, 2007, 03:17 AM
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MPM - I may have missed the window of your trip but I recently enjoyed an 'Adults only' visit to Disney World and you never outgrow that place - I had a blast. I agree, and I think most adults would - that Epcot is probably the best for adults (MGM being second, IMHO) - spend time in the World Showcase, have a nice dinner - and make sure you see/do Soarin'. I'm not sure where you're staying but the Boardwalk area was great for us - walk to Epcot and there is a TERRIFIC dueling piano place called Jelly Rolls - talk about fun! Great entertainment. One day we just had lunch at the Grand Floridian and then rode the monorail, had a drink or did a bit of shopping in each hotel along the route. Those hotels are real destinations - so interesting to see the layout. Just a thought if you're "parked out" by the end of the week but still want to be around Disney happenings, that wound up being a fun afternoon for us.

International Drive has a ton of things to do, shopping, attractions (things like a Titanic replica) - I would imagine you'd find something to your liking:
http://www.internationaldriveorlando.com.

I can't wait to go back myself! I hope you have a great time - enjoy!
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Nov 3rd, 2007, 04:27 AM
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I think Disney is the place for everyone, it is like a imagination place, every one has the same thing.
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Nov 3rd, 2007, 04:36 AM
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Disney is definitely for adults as well as children. I just got back from a trip in mid-October and had so much fun. I can't wait to go back. I went to AK & MK and Blizzard Beach only. We ran out of time.
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Nov 3rd, 2007, 05:49 AM
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Nov 15th, 2007, 06:25 AM
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There's also Pleasure Island, with all sorts of bars, comedy clubs, mystery dinners, etc. However, I personally prefer traveling the world with EPCOT
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Nov 15th, 2007, 02:04 PM
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My husband & I went to Disney World last year with another couple. We are all in our 60's. We all liked Animal Kingdom the best. I am not one to go on most of the rides and do not like water parks, but if you do, you will like it.
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Nov 15th, 2007, 02:20 PM
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I will second the recommendation about THE bomb! Don't go on Tuesdays because that is Cast Member night and it is packed. We go when Ray and Scotty are there. They are the best! There is a cover ($7???) and they serve popcorn and weak drinks!
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