Big Bear California Your Natural Paradise


Big Bear, California your natural paradise is just a short drive away. This is one of the few places in California where there is not only beautiful sunshine, but it also snows in several months throughout the year! It is truly one of the best kept secrets when visiting California. There are beautiful trees everywhere you look, there is a lake, hotels, cabin rentals, a zoo, shopping you name it. Big bear is a great way to get away, but [...]

Big Bear California Your Natural Paradise2014-11-19T09:22:08-05:00

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Black Friday offer!


Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Black Friday offer!                                                                                                                                                 [...]

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Black Friday offer!2014-11-26T09:12:49-05:00

The Best Snacks at Disneyland Park


There is no denying that the food at Disneyland is delicious. Options range from pizza to Monte Cristo sandwiches with almost everything in between! However, there are some times when you don’t want to waste valuable park time sitting down for a full meal. Here is a list of the best snack foods at Disneyland Park to fill you up and fulfill your cravings. 1. Churros If you need a sugar burst or just to satisfy your sweet tooth, pick [...]

The Best Snacks at Disneyland Park2014-10-28T12:30:45-04:00

Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside: A Resort Bucket List


Our next Disney vacation is coming up and I can hardly contain my excitement! Fun at the parks is not the only thing I have a plan for. Planning fun resort activities is a must! Some time in the middle of our trip we also set aside a “resort day” where we take it easy and further take advantage of all the fun our resort has to offer. Port Orleans Riverside will be our home away from home this trip [...]

Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside: A Resort Bucket List2014-10-28T12:20:42-04:00

Family Fun at Splitsville Luxury Lanes


Family Fun at Splitsville Luxury Lanes Downtown Disney’s West Side is home to a unique entertainment option for your family – Splitsville Luxury Lanes! With its retro look, upgraded food options, and family friendly atmosphere, it’s a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the parks and enjoy a friendly game of competition! The Attraction: Splitsville is an oversized bowling extravaganza! With 30 lanes to choose from, brightly colored Mickey and Minnie bowling balls, and bumpers [...]

Family Fun at Splitsville Luxury Lanes2014-10-29T16:39:02-04:00

Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream


One of my very favorite attractions in all of Walt Disney World can be found in a little corner of Hollywood Studios. One Man’s Dream is a tribute to the man behind the mouse and offers a glimpse into the life and legacy of Walt Disney. Located on Mickey Avenue this is a walk through, go at your own pace attraction. As you move through the building you move through Walt’s life. The entrance begins with Walt’s life as a [...]

Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream2014-10-27T10:12:54-04:00

Christmas Must Do’s at Walt Disney World


Christmas is my favorite holiday and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than at Walt Disney World where there are Christmas surprises in every direction you turn! Magic Kingdom – First, don’t miss the magical transformation of Cinderella’s Castle into a frosty ice palace. The featured show in the past, Cinderella’s Holiday Wish, will be replaced this year with a ‘Frozen’ lighting ceremony, featuring characters from the instant icy classic. Queen Elsa will use her powers to [...]

Christmas Must Do’s at Walt Disney World2014-11-16T23:46:24-05:00

Tips for the parks


Looking for tips and strategies to make your trip smoother? Here are some ideas to help you out! · If you are flying into Los Angeles International airport or Orange County airport for Disneyland in CA, arrangements can be made with Disneyland Resort Express shuttle or Super Shuttle to get you from the airport to the resorts. There is a charge for this service. *If you choose the Super Shuttle, and you have a small child under 48", you will [...]

Tips for the parks2014-11-14T07:52:14-05:00

runDisney Costume Tips


runDisney Costume Tips I have run many, many runDisney races over the past five years. When I first started running them, it was at the very beginning of my running “career” (the Disney half marathon was my very first half!) so I didn’t know that dressing up for races was a “thing”. Also, it seems as the years have gone on, more and more people are embracing costumes. Running a Disney race is one of the most fun things you [...]

runDisney Costume Tips2019-05-29T13:54:33-04:00

Universal Orlando Ticket Options


The Universal Orlando Resort is the place to be! With the brand new expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, new attractions such as Transformers and Despicable Me, and old favorites like ET, Jurassic Park, Spiderman, and the Mummy; there really is something for everyone at the Universal Orlando Resort. Not to mention some amazing entertainment and cuisine including 4 new restaurants at Universal’s City Walk. Before you plan your visit, you will want to decide what kind of [...]

Universal Orlando Ticket Options2020-05-13T15:22:20-04:00

11 Reasons to Stay on Property


I hear the question quite often, “Why should we stay on property?” As a self-professed Disney addict and now travel agent I have stayed both on and off Disney property. The experiences are polar opposites and the added value, conveniences and comforts make staying on property an easy decision. If you are in the planning stages of a Disney World vacation and on the fence about whether to stay on or off property let me share with you my 11 [...]

11 Reasons to Stay on Property2014-10-27T09:44:26-04:00

Five fabulous things about New York City


There are so many beautiful places to travel in the US. There are beautiful sunsets and mountains. There are great hiking trails and oceans in which to swim. But to me, one of the prettiest views is the outline of the New York City skyscrapers. I love New York! Give me a city street to hike, give me the stores to shop, the people to watch, and the buildings to explore. There is a great deal of history to learn [...]

Five fabulous things about New York City2014-10-30T10:11:39-04:00

Christmas in Vegas


Have you ever wanted to do something a little different for your holidays? Maybe your kids are older, or have moved away from home? Maybe you'd like to do something festive, but away from your home town's activities? Maybe you don't want to do a lot of cooking this year? Then maybe Las Vegas in December is for you! Just imagine it: A little winter wonderland, without shoveling any snow! Here are some of the fun things you can do [...]

Christmas in Vegas2014-10-27T08:59:49-04:00

Disney’s Pop Century Resort


  Disney’s Pop Century is a value resort located in ESPN Wide World of Sports Area. This value resort opened in December 2003 and is themed around icons from decades of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Oversized icons from Mickey, Mr. Potato Head, Mobley, Extra-large bowling pins, and many more are located throughout the resort. The resort is divide into two categories; standard and preferred rooms. Preferred rooms being closest to the food court and transportation area. The [...]

Disney’s Pop Century Resort2014-11-03T07:53:30-05:00