No Disney trip is complete without stopping for a bite of delicious, frozen pineapple Dole Whip. Whether you're exploring Adventureland at either Disneyland or Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, it's impossible to miss the long line and sweet, addictive scent of pineapples. But as any Disney regular knows, hopping in the line for a frozen treat at the wrong time can result in an hour-long wait, oftentimes in the hot sun.
There are hacks for bypassing some of the wait at Disneyland, but true pros have discovered an even more sneaky workaround for getting their hands on pineapple floats — and you can even do it without a ticket to the park!
To get all the goodness of a Disney Dole Whip without entering the park or waiting in line, simply head to a few select Disney resort hotels. Visitors in both Anaheim, CA, and Orlando, FL, have the option to buy their pineapple treats outside the park — you just have to know where to do it! That's where we come in. Keep reading to find out where you can taste delicious Dole goodness anytime, no crazy wait required.
Option #1: From the Coffee Shop at the Disneyland Hotel
The best part about getting your Dole Whip at the Disneyland Hotel is the option to add a swirl of rum. This is commonly known as "Drunken Dole Whip," and it's a lifesaver after a long day walking around the parks.
Option #2: From the Pineapple Lanai in Disney's Polynesian Resort at Walt Disney World
Grab a Dole Whip, relax by the pool, and never wait in line for a frozen pineapple treat again. Score!