Fam­ily Fun

From steam­ing pots to scrump­tious scones, Or­lando is brew­ing with tasty tea houses, whether it’s play­ful tea with a princess or in an el­e­gant, re­fined set­ting.

Where Orlando - - Editor's Itenerary - BY NANCY DEVAULT

Get cre­ative for Mother's Day and Fa­ther's Day.

1 Dis­ney’s Grand Florid­ian Re­sort of­fers a three- course ex­pe­ri­ence with wa­ter­front views, not to men­tion spe­cial visi­tors dur­ing The Per­fectly Princess Tea Party. $35$59.99; dis­ney­world. dis­ney.go.com

2 At the Ritz- Carl­ton Grande Lakes, choose ei­ther a tra­di­tional tea or tea with a twist, served with freshly baked fare plus a bot­tle of Pros­ecco, or for lit­tle ones, or­der the Peter Rab­bit Tea with an­i­mal­shaped sand­wiches, hot choco­late and desserts. $39-$59; ritzcarl­ton.com

3 Sun­day af­ter­noons at 2 pm, re­treat to the grand el­e­gance of the Wal­dorf As­to­ria Or­lando’s Pea­cock Lounge, straight out of New York’s fa­mous land­mark ho­tel. $15/ chil­dren and $30 for adults. www.wal­dor­fas­to­riaor­lando.com

4 Nes­tled in the heart of down­town Or­lando, The Tea Ex­pe­ri­ence brews a mod­ern ex­pe­ri­ence in an elec­tric, Moroccan-in­spired space adorned with gold and white dé­cor, a one- of-akind brass and tea pot chan­de­lier and vi­brant striped and flo­ral china. $10$16.50; thetea­room­ex­pe­ri­ence.com

5 Dis­cover the Wind­sor Tea Room in the lake­side town of Mount Dora with orig­i­nal English dé­cor and servers dressed in Vic­to­rian-style aprons. $7.95-$36; www.wind­sor­rosetea­room.com

6 Each week­day at 2 pm, the ev­er­pop­u­lar Amer­i­can Girl store fea­tures af­ter­noon tea for girls and their dolls. En­joy a pot of tea (or hot co­coa) with a dainty se­lec­tion of snacks. $13.50/ per­son; www.amer­i­can­girl.com

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