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Disney Springs Guide for First Timers

Hi loves! We are back from such a great weekend and for some a long and fun spring break! The Monday after all fun events is always the worst but the bright side is once it’s over you’ve completed your first Monday back! (I know I’m the worst trying to make a bad into a good).  Let’s just all drink a ton of coffee, eat a donut if you have one available, and kill this Monday girlboss style.

To lighten today’s mood, I thought I would share about one of my experiences at Disney.  As many of you know I spent a fabulous couple of days in Disney for my birthday.  I had such a great time at Disney and am missing it every single day!  I keep going back and looking at all the pictures and just keep reminiscing on all the fun and laughter that I had up there! Disney is such a great place to go and feel like a kid again.  I know I do!

One of the things that we got to do is go to Disney Springs.  This was my first time at Disney Springs and it did not disappoint.  Today I’m here to share with you my first experience and what you should do if you are going to visit for the first time!

WHAT TO EAT

One of the many great things that Disney Springs offers is food! They have so many restaurants that it will be hard to choose (trust me).  I got to try some options and these are definitely on my favorite list.

House of Blues-The Front Porch: They do have the restaurant right next door but the front porch was so cute! They had live music and the weather was nice so I couldn’t be happier with our choice.  To eat I had a shredded chicken BBQ sandwich with a beer!

Planet Hollywood Observatory: So many delicious options for food! We went here to try Supernova Shakes and they definitely did not disappoint! This shake is what dreams are made of! We got the Strawberry Big Bang and it’s a strawberry shake with icing and sprinkles all over the cup and they add a slice of birthday cake to the top and finish it off with a delicious rainbow lollipop.  This is no joke and you should definitely save room for it! We also tried their Cosmic Colada and it was yummy! Plus, we got a souvenir cup! 🙂

Sprinkles: If you don’t have one near you try one of their cupcakes! They are so good and if you are celebrating your birthday, sign up for their program online so that you can stop in and get one for free!

Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s: Try everything here! I wish I had! The Frozen Chai was way to good and I seriously could go for one right now! It is spiked but they also have regular chai for those who aren’t looking to drink.

WHAT TO DO

Disney Springs has a ton of things to ranging for kids to adults! Trust me there is an option for every one!

Shopping:  Guys this is like a mini mall and has so many great stores including, Zara, Lilly Pulitzer, Alex & Ani, Sephora, Vera Bradley, Lego Store, Anthropologie, and of course we can’t forget about all the Disney specialty shops! If you are looking to get any shopping in this is definitely the place!

Movies: There is an AMC and you can grab some dinner here too! Perfect if you are wanting to do some shopping or any of the other entertainment while you leave the kids to watch and eat!

Cirque Du Soleil: One of the best things offered is this right here! There are shows every night and it is such a great date night idea!

Characters in Flight: Okay so I’m scared of flights but this looked way to cool to pass up! They have a hot air balloon and for $20 you can go up and get a great view of Disney World! It’s definitely something I think everyone should do! TIP: You can get a 50% discount on Groupon if you look it up!

One of the best things I think you can do is take in the location and all the amazing views! It is right next to some water and it’s so beautiful and romantic during the day or at night! Grab a pretzel from Wetzel’s Pretzels & and tea from Tea Trader’s Café and just enjoy the view! I promise you won’t regret it!

I hope you guys enjoyed my guide to Disney Springs!  If you’ve been to Disney Springs, tell me what your favorite spots to hit up are! I know I will definitely be visiting again!

XOXO,

Silvia M.

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48 Comments

  • Reply Nicole Booz

    It looks like you had the greatest time!!

    March 20, 2017 at 11:06 am
  • Reply Summer Telban (@SummerTelban)

    This is super helpful, Silvia! I’m hoping to go to Disney for the first time ever sometime this year!

    March 20, 2017 at 11:25 am
    • Reply Silvia

      Oh my goodness Summer! You will have the best time! My first time was last year but it wasn’t as “in depth” as my recent trip! I’m glad I could help you.

      March 21, 2017 at 10:47 am
  • Reply xoxobellablog

    Disney looks so fab in the spring!!! I wanna go back so bad.

    March 20, 2017 at 2:34 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      It is and the weather is just amazing! Hope you are able to visit soon!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:47 am
  • Reply candicenikeia

    Wow i love Disney in the spring! I am glad you had such a fun time!

    March 20, 2017 at 4:38 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Me too! Totally got an appreciation for it! Thank you!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:48 am
  • Reply Heather Brown

    This looks like so much fun!

    March 20, 2017 at 6:45 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thanks Heather!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:49 am
  • Reply Elly Leavitt

    omg hyperventilating over that milkshake concoction 😍

    March 20, 2017 at 8:54 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Haha definitely a must try for everyone! I wasn’t even ready!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:50 am
  • Reply sunshineandmunchkins

    This post came at a perfect time! We are going to Orlando this week and were trying to decide if we wanted to go to Disney Springs or not. I think you’ve convinced me!

    March 20, 2017 at 10:56 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Omg yes you totally should! I wasn’t going to go either but I’m so glad I did! There is so much to see & do!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:55 am
  • Reply gretahollar

    I’ve been dying to go to disney for years so this post is so helpful!

    Greta | http://www.gretahollar.com

    March 20, 2017 at 10:56 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I’m glad you enjoyed it girlfriend!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:55 am
  • Reply Sheila Jo

    I was just there in February and had a blast! The hot air balloon ride was closed during my visit due to wind. 🙁 We ate at the restaurant with bowling lanes inside. We were pleasantly surprised to find no charge for parking in the garage!

    March 20, 2017 at 11:06 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I actually didn’t go into the garage because I thought they did charge but not charge! That’s amazing! I’ll have to remember that for next time.

      March 21, 2017 at 10:56 am
  • Reply Justine Y @ Little Dove

    I’ve been there once and it was such a neat place to walk around. We didn’t do the hot air balloon but it looked really neat.

    March 20, 2017 at 11:30 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I loved seeing all the little shops! Maybe next time you can ride the hot air balloon!

      March 21, 2017 at 10:57 am
  • Reply Annette Dattilo

    Sound so like a great place to visit! That cupcake looked interesting. Lol

    March 20, 2017 at 11:48 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Haha it was a milkshake! 🙂

      March 21, 2017 at 11:04 am
  • Reply alexandramaxxhollander

    I’m originally from Florida, and I’m absolutely obsessed with Disney. Glad you had fun! Disney Springs is awesome

    March 21, 2017 at 10:24 am
    • Reply Silvia

      I’m obsessed too! Thank you!

      March 21, 2017 at 11:06 am
  • Reply Michelle Paige

    That strawberry milkshake looks sooo good! Glad you had a good time.

    Michelle | She’s Not So Basic

    March 21, 2017 at 10:29 am
    • Reply Silvia

      It was yummy! Thank you!

      March 21, 2017 at 11:06 am
  • Reply Marie Ernst

    This makes me want to go so bad! I love EVERYTHING Disney, and everytime I see a Disney store I have to get in and walk around just to get the vibes and feel of the happiest place on earth!

    March 21, 2017 at 11:37 am
    • Reply Silvia

      I’m the same way! 😉

      March 23, 2017 at 4:52 pm
  • Reply Cameron

    It looks like you had a fun time! Love your pictures!

    March 21, 2017 at 1:42 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thanks Cameron!

      March 23, 2017 at 4:52 pm
  • Reply Erika Ortega

    I never been to Disney. Although the kids are dying to go one day. I’m definitely saving this for the future. Looks like such a fun trip and the milkshake is yummy!

    March 21, 2017 at 6:20 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Yes you and the kids will have such a great time!

      March 23, 2017 at 4:53 pm
  • Reply seersuckersass

    I’ve never been to Disney Springs before! It looks like such a fun experience 🙂 I’m so glad you had a great trip, and I hope you had a very happy birthday!

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

    March 21, 2017 at 8:23 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      You are so sweet thank you! 🙂

      March 23, 2017 at 4:53 pm
  • Reply Kait

    This post absolutely speaks to my heart! I love all things Disney!

    March 21, 2017 at 8:24 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Aww I’m glad you loved it!

      March 23, 2017 at 4:54 pm
  • Reply taylorannes95

    How fun is this?!?! I LOVE Disney!

    March 22, 2017 at 9:11 am
  • Reply Amy

    I’ve been hearing so much about Disney lately and it has got me wanting to go SO bad!!! I need to visit Disney Springs!
    xoxo,
    Amy | Pastel N Pink

    March 22, 2017 at 2:45 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Hope you are able to make it out!

      March 23, 2017 at 4:58 pm
  • Reply Kristin

    This sounds like so much fun! I would love to do a hot air balloon ride!

    Kristin
    The Blush Blonde

    March 22, 2017 at 3:56 pm
  • Reply Oksana | FOXYOXIE.com

    Looks like a really fun day! I’ve never been to Disney – or on a roller coaster, for that matter.

    March 24, 2017 at 9:47 am
    • Reply Silvia

      Last year was my first year to go to Disney and I think you should definitely visit! It was great to feel like a kid again.

      April 1, 2017 at 7:53 pm
  • Reply Erica @ Coming Up Roses

    EEEEP I’ve never even heard of Disney Spring! This is so helpful!

    Coming Up Roses

    March 24, 2017 at 5:07 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Yeah it was my first time and it was a great experience! I think everyone who visits Disney should go!

      April 1, 2017 at 8:25 pm
  • Reply hannahcstark

    Oh my goodness! All that food looks amazing!

    xoxo, Hannah

    March 27, 2017 at 12:12 am
    • Reply Silvia

      It was so good!

      April 1, 2017 at 8:36 pm

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