Christmastime Parade 2014

Five Reasons you Can Indulge in Disney World

Disney World may be known for its attractions, but its restaurants are at least as interesting. There is something for every palate and every desire. With hundreds of eateries on property, you have lots of options that you won’t want to miss out on.

Let’s take a look at five reasons why you can afford to indulge a little bit in Disney World.

5. Lots of walking

The average Disney World visitor walks around 10 – 15 miles a day. That’s a lot of walking regardless of your normal daily routine. If you’re pushing around a stroller or a wheelchair, or carrying a backpack, you’ll be burning even more calories.

Not only does this mean you can eat more than you normally do (because you’re burning more than you normally do), it also means you can indulge a little bit.

4. Lots of places to exercise

If mile upon mile of walking each day isn’t enough for you, there are plenty of places that are dedicated to exercise. The Disney resort hotels are pretty big and have nice walking paths. Many of them also have fitness areas with workout machines and treadmills to get in your cardio.

You won’t have a problem sticking to your normal workout routine… if you want to.

You will expend plenty of calories at Disney World.
You will expend plenty of calories at Disney World.

3. Lots to enjoy

Disney World is full of beautiful restaurants and amazing food options. There is so much food in Disney World and so many different and unique flavors that you would be doing yourself an injustice if you even tried to avoid them. From a Dole Whip in Adventureland to an amazing pizza in Italy‘s Via Napoli, you have to let yourself deviate at least a bit from your diet.

2. Lots of healthy options

Just because there are lots of unhealthy options doesn’t mean there aren’t healthy options, too. In fact, Disney World can accommodate virtually any dietary restriction or preference at any of its restaurants.

Disney offers many health food choices.
Disney offers many health food choices.

All of the parks have healthy options like fruit cups and whole fruit. One of my favorite healthy options is the seasoned corn on the cob in Magic Kingdom‘s Liberty Square Market (a menu items which seems to come and go). It tastes like a treat but it’s healthy!

1. You’re on vacation!

A vacation is a chance to step away from your real life including calories and dieting. Will the world really end if you gain a pound or two? Treat yourself at least a couple times. Enjoy everything that Disney has to offer, and worry about your diet plan later. When your vacation is over, you won’t be talking about the delicious salad you ate for lunch.

Do you indulge in your favorite foods at Disney World?  Or keep it healthy?