If You Go . . . Orlando with the family

Getting there: Our choice was Southwest from TF Green to Orlando nonstop; JetBlue and Delta offer nonstop service from Boston.

Getting around: If you skip renting a car, take taxis or Uber for trips not accommodated by on-site ground transportation at the parks. We used Hertz ( for the daytrip from Orlando to Kennedy Space Center.

Accommodations: Cabana Bay Beach Resort (www.universal
) offers family suites starting at $149. A vast array of Disney properties range from $109 to $569 (disneyworld.disney.go


Park Passes: Disney has a special guide for trips including grandparents ( Create an account at My Disney Experience ( Universal Orlando (www.universalorlando
offers a wide variety of packages and ticket options.

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Dining: Among the surfeit of options: The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar (
) and Emeril’s Orlando (emerils
) at Universal; Tusker House (disney
and Ohana at thePolynesian Resort at Disney(disneyworld.disney.go