Designed after the Mississippi Bayou area of Louisiana, Port Orleans Riverside at Walt Disney World has a charming appeal for all ages. With a combination of rustic style lodges and stately mansions that include themed Royal Guest Rooms, this resort with lush, manicured grounds is a great choice for families and couples!
Port Orleans Riverside has rooms in the Alligator Bayou section that can sleep up to 5 guests including one child (age 3-9) in a fold-down bed. The Royal Guest Rooms are especially popular with families that include girls. You can read more about them here: http://wp.me/p33adr-3Xq
The Sassagoula River meanders through the resort and over to the “sister resort” next door, Port Orleans French Quarter. It then winds over to Downtown Disney. Guests can enjoy the convenience of sharing amenities at both resorts such as the pools and restaurants.
The Riverside Mill food court features a 35 ft water wheel that powers an operating cotton press. Here you can enjoy a taste of New Orleans with a grab-and-go section and six different food stations. Choices include:
- The Bakery
- The Grill
- Pizza and Pasta
- Carving Station
Boatright’s Dining Hall is a full service restaurant featuring Southern-style specialties and home-style classic meals. Live entertainment is a big hit at River Roost with cabaret performer, Yehaa Bob Jackson on selected evenings. This is a great show that includes comedy and wacky piano playing!
Some of the great things about this resort are the swimming pools and Jacuzzi. ‘Ol Man Island is a super fun place for the kids featuring a 95 ft. themed slide and the Muddy Rivers Pool Bar. Five quiet pools are located throughout the resort as well. There is also a nice playground for kids and an arcade. Other recreational opportunities include, horse drawn carriage rides, a campfire with storytelling, movies under the stars, bike rental, cane pole fishing and the Bayou Pirate Adventure at the Riverside Marina.
Bring your family to Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Louisiana Bayou. You’ll want to visit again and again!
Written by Sheri Morris, “Main Street Morris” — Sheri is proud grandmother with a keen eye for detail. She specializes in Disney Travel for adults and RV travel. Book your next vacation with Sheri at 804 405 5005 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.