YouÕll find this full of Southern charm Resort close to Downtown Disney¨, DisneyÕs Boardwalk and Epcot¨ theme park. You can wander the lush pathways of the resort or roam to its sister resort DisneyÕs Port Orleans French Quarter. Take a ferry boat down the river to Downtown Disney¨ or the free shuttle bus to all of the Disney theme parks.
DisneyÕs Port Orleans Riverside Resort offers you a great escape taking you right back to the slow-moving Louisiana countryside of yesteryear. Set on the Sassagoula River this tranquil resort will have you dreaming of steamboat travel and formal garden parties. Mint Julep anyone?
Food & Drink
Two great restaurants give your family a choice of foods to excite their taste buds. For many of your fast food favourites go to the Riverside Food Mill at the ColonelÕs Cotton Mill where youÕll find delicacies ranging from pizza to roast beef or fish. For spicy Southern cuisine, venture into the BoatwrightÕs Food & Drink Hall for some jambalaya. Grab a cocktail or two from River Roost or if you prefer, eat in by ordering pizza, sandwiches, salads and desserts by choosing Food & Drink Options on your guestroom phone.
There are hundreds of guestrooms in two areas: Magnolia Bend Mansions that look just like old plantation houses and in complete contrast, the rustic-looking Alligator Bayou cottages. The newly opened Royal Guestrooms in the Magnolia Bend area allow you to step right into the middle of a classic Disney story as you enter the room. Great finishing touches such as custom-designed curtains and bedheads glittering with fibre optic lights emulate your own in room firework display.
Families with Kids
Swimming, sliding, splashing for lots of fun at the swimming hole otherwise known as OlÕ Man Island pool, or just wading in the shallower pool for the real youngsters. Spend time at the old favourite, Medicine Show arcade games at the ColonelÕs Cotton Mill, or Movies under the Stars for evening Disney movie shows on the big screen in the open air. ThereÕs a playground next to the swimming hole for lots of rustic climbing fun, or maybe you want to do something as a family like hiring bicycles to explore the Resort?