A day at Disney Springs can be just as much fun exploring as Disney parks. This outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment area has much to offer guests. A visit to Disney Springs is a must for my family each time we head to Disney World. Here are 10 things to do at Disney Springs for a Satisfying Day!
1. Grab a Pretzel to Snack On
In need of a snack? Wetzel’s Pretzels has you covered. Find your fresh and hot pretzel from Wetzel Pretzels near World of Disney. Flavored pretzels include Sinful Cinnamon and Almond Crunch. Or go for a Baked Cheese Pretzel such as the Pepperoni Twist, Jalapeno Cheese and more. Wash it down with a fresh or frozen lemonade.
2. Shop Bath Bombs at Basin
Basin is a bath & body store selling all natural bath, body and hair care products. One thing they are notable for are their bath bombs! No trip to Disney Springs is complete without taking home a bath bomb from Basin, shop this store in the Marketplace area.
3. Satisfy your Sweet Tooth at Ghirardelli
The sundaes from Ghirardelli are divine! Stop by Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop to satisfy your sweet tooth. Specialty sundaes include: Ocean Beach Sea Salt Caramel Sundae, World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae and the Gold Rush Caramel Sundae (pictured above).
4. A Deal you may not even believe – A Free Necklace
This deal was confirmed Summer 2019 and recently posted Summer 2020 once again. Stop by Luxury of Time by Diamonds International and claim your complimentary diamond heart necklace! No purchase necessary, No Strings attached. This deal is valid in store only, while supplies last and one item per family. Read the write up on my experience getting this gorgeous free necklace.
5. Grab Tea to Go
Stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange to grab some tea to go. Inside guests will find more than 140 spices, 80 hand mixed tea blends and more. Plus shop artisan goods and Tea gift boxes to take home.
6. Have lunch at Earl of Sandwich
Earl of Sandwich is a perfect lunch stop that is also friendly on the wallet. They also serve breakfast and dinner. For lunch consider one of their world famous sandwiches, salads, wraps, pizza breads, soups and more. This eatery is an easy crowd pleaser with something for everyone.
7. Take a ride UP
Take a ride up with Aerophile – The World Leader in Balloon Flight on the West Side. Fun fact, this is the largest hand-painted helium balloon ride in the world! Guests will soar above Disney Springs, on a tethered helium balloon, for 8 minutes of breath taking views up to 400 feet above.
8. Be On Trend with a Loungefly Backpack
Now trending at Disney World are Loungefly Backpacks. They are the perfect size to hold all your park gear. Plus, there are many styles to shop to suit your preference. To get an idea of just how many different styles there are, read 25 Loungefly Backpacks at Disney World. Shop World of Disney for a nice selection of Loungefly backpacks.
9. Dine at Paradiso 37 for dinner
Grab a relaxing dinner at Paradiso 37. This waterfront restaurant serves North, Central and South American cuisine. Dine with views of Village Lake. Dine on Baja Fish Tacos (pictured), Salmon Fillet, Steak and more. Plus, enjoy live music each evening (subject to change).
10. Get personalized embroidery at Vera Bradley
Many do not realize you can actually have your Vera Bradley embroidered with your name, inspirational word and more. Stop by Vera Bradley at Disney Springs to get a new style personalized! This store is an impressive 2,395 square feet and even carries some styles exclusive to this Disney Springs location.
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