Tips for a Child Less Walt Disney World Vacation

Walt Disney World is the Vacation Kingdom of the world, and every year millions of families flock to Florida to indulge in this right of passage vacation. We know that Walt Disney World is also an amazing place to travel for adults even without the kids. While you will find children in all corners of the Walt Disney World Resort, we've pulled together some suggestions of where to go (and where to avoid) if you want to do Disney child... less.

Tips for a Child Less Walt Disney World VacationTips for a Child Less Walt Disney World Vacation

That is to say, the following tips will help you experience Disney with less children, not no children.

First off, don't go during the summer, spring break, or winter break. If you want to avoid a mass of kids you need to travel to Walt Disney World while most kids are in school. This also means that weekdays will have fewer kids around than weekends.

Avoid Disney's Value Resort hotels if you are looking for someplace to stay with fewer children. Not only are these popular with families, but youth groups that are on property for competitions and events can sometime seem to over run these resorts. Opt for a moderate or deluxe resort that has decentralized out buildings and go for a water view room if you're looking for that secluded feeling.

Character Meals are great fun, and I highly suggest giving them a try. Opt for reservations on the later end of seatings for fewer crowds in general. I'm a fan of Cape May Cafe in the 10:00am hour for breakfast before heading to Epcot, and the earliest reservations possible at Akershus. You will probably want to avoid Chef Mickey's, 'Ohana, Crystal Palace, and 1900 Park Fare.

Breakfast at Cape May CafeBreakfast at Cape May Cafe

Rent a pontoon boat from one of the MK area hotel marinas and escape out onto the water for a peaceful escape. Pack a picnic lunch and you've got a great getaway for just you and whoever you invite.

You aren't going to be able to avoid kids at the Disney Parks. If you need a break try dropping in to one of the Park restaurants or lounges. In Epcot give Spice Road Table a try, Nomad Lounge at Animal Kingdom, and the Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge Hollywood Studios.

You can often find a reprieve with attractions that kids find less fun, such as the PeopleMover and Hall of Presidents in the Magic Kingdom, or cultural art exhibits around Epcot's World Showcase.


SENSES Spas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort. There is a manicure service available for kids 4-12, however Guests younger than 18 years must be accompanied by an adult or guardian at all times.

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort is home to Central Florida's only 5 star restaurant, Victoria & Albert's. Reservations are only accepted for those Guests ages 10 and above to dine at this establishment. The hefty price tag and haute cuisine tends to limit the clientele to grown-ups.

Disney's BoardWalk offers two fun spots for evening entertainment that caters to adults ages 21 and over. The Atlantic Dance Hall is for Guests is the place for grown-ups who want to dance the night away enjoying music of the '80s, '90s and today. A short stroll away is the wildly fun Jellyrolls dueling piano bar, where no request it too obscure.

Dueling Pianos For A Night of Fun EntertainmentDueling Pianos For A Night of Fun Entertainment

Disney's Lounges in general tend to have fewer children, but not zero. Mizner's at the Disney's Grand Floridian, always seems to be one of the quieter lounges to me, and from 4:00pm until 10:00pm you can hear the Grand Floridian Society Jazz Orchestra in concert.

There are two other bars of note that have 21+ age restrictions. At Disney's Polynesian Village Resort adult only hours begin at Trader Sam's Grog Grotto each night at 8:00pm. Then over at Disney Springs it's a grown-ups tome to play at The Edison after 10:00pm each night.

If you just can't face a ride back on the bus at the end of the day with tired and cranky kids, try driving yourself, getting a cab, or using the lyft app to reserve a Minnie Van.

Minnie VansTry A Minnie Van

Do you have any useful tips for our readers for experiencing fewer children at Walt Disney World. Where are your favorite secret grown-up spots? Leave a comment below and let us know!

Lisa wrote on Sat, 07/17/2021 - 01:25:

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