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5 Overlooked Experiences at Walt Disney World

2019-05-29T14:02:07-04:00

Some attractions and experiences at the Walt Disney World Resort are just a given… dining with the princesses at Cinderella’s Royal Table, going to Town Square Theater to meet Mickey Mouse, and grab Fast Passes for the more popular attractions. But what are some of the more overlooked experiences that you can take part in while on vacation at Disney World? Let’s talk about a few of my favorites! Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress (Magic Kingdom – Tomorrowland) This is [...]

5 Overlooked Experiences at Walt Disney World2019-05-29T14:02:07-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2016-08-25T19:56:00-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of August 25, 2016 Magic Kingdom® Park Monorail - The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Now through Summer 2016 Swiss Family Treehouse Big Thunder Mountain Railroad "it's a [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2016-08-25T19:56:00-04:00

5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

2016-07-26T10:30:16-04:00

When choosing a resort for your Disney vacation, it's important to get one that's just right for your family's needs. I'd like to give you 5 Reasons to choose Disney's Coronado Springs Resort for your next stay! The Basics: This is one of Disney's Moderate Resorts, with a Spanish Colonial Mexican theme. It's a very large resort, with its own conference center, but it's great for families too. There are multiple bus stops, so you won't have to walk too [...]

5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort2016-07-26T10:30:16-04:00

Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine

2016-07-26T10:25:51-04:00

Hollywood & Vine has long been home to the Disney Junior characters at breakfast and lunch. But you can now join Minnie and friends in a fun, festive, themed dinner buffet! Hollywood & Vine is a buffet celebrating the bounty of California. The menu includes lots of salads, fresh vegetables, savory meat dishes and more. The kid’s favorite part will likely be the dessert bar featuring a make your own sundae station and a chocolate fountain. Minnie now hosts friends in [...]

Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine2016-07-26T10:25:51-04:00

Tips For Planning a Disney Vacation for Toddlers & Teenagers

2016-07-26T10:11:06-04:00

We all know that there is something at Disney for EVERYONE. This being said how do you plan a Disney trip that will please BOTH your toddlers and teenagers? It will be EASY to please your toddlers, BUT your teenagers? They will be a little harder to please, not because there aren’t things that they will like, BUT it’s more about the fact that when you travel with toddlers the pace is just… SLOWER. Here are some tips to help [...]

Tips For Planning a Disney Vacation for Toddlers & Teenagers2016-07-26T10:11:06-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2016-08-17T10:54:44-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of August 16, 2016 Magic Kingdom® Park Monorail - The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Now through Summer 2016 Swiss Family Treehouse Big Thunder Mountain Railroad "it's a [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2016-08-17T10:54:44-04:00

Universal for Families of All Ages: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

2016-08-19T07:03:37-04:00

  Families are made of up of little ones, teens, tweens, and grandparents, and usually you go your separate ways once inside Universal. And as far as the Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter, the little ones can't ride most of the attractions, and the teens aren't interested in the Flight of the Hippogriff. However, there are attractions in both Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade where everyone can come together and enjoy the wonder of the Wizarding World! So, here are my [...]

Universal for Families of All Ages: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter2016-08-19T07:03:37-04:00

Extending the Magic, The Advantages of Bouncing Back to Disney World

2016-07-26T09:58:52-04:00

Are you a self-professed Disney World junkie that is planning your next trip before your current trip ends or maybe a newbie that is addicted during your first visit and already planning to come back? Well you are in luck, did you know that Disney offers to book your next trip WITH a discount before you even leave? Yes, this really is as good as it seems and I’ve included the details below just make sure you do this before [...]

Extending the Magic, The Advantages of Bouncing Back to Disney World2016-07-26T09:58:52-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2016-08-10T10:27:24-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of August 10, 2016 Magic Kingdom® Park Monorail - The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Now through Summer 2016 Swiss Family Treehouse Big Thunder Mountain Railroad "it's a [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2016-08-10T10:27:24-04:00

6 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe at Disney Parks

2019-05-29T14:02:18-04:00

While we would all like to think that nothing bad could ever happen to us or our children on vacation to the happiest place on earth, unfortunately that is not the reality of the world we live in. Even in Disney, it is not safe to let your guard down or let your children wander far from you. Some parks and days can be extremely crowded and busy, so try these tips for making sure your kids stay safe while [...]

6 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe at Disney Parks2019-05-29T14:02:18-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2016-08-04T12:43:03-04:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of August 4, 2016 Magic Kingdom® Park Monorail - The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Now through Summer 2016 Swiss Family Treehouse Liberty Square Riverboat Big Thunder Mountain [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2016-08-04T12:43:03-04:00

How (and When) to use Rider Switch at Walt Disney World

2019-06-03T14:10:11-04:00

There have been some changes made to the Rider Switch Service since the writing of this blog. Please see the updated info as of July 2018 here. This free service for families with young children is often overlooked. Using it correctly can enhance your vacation and take some stress out of your park days while saving valuable time. If guests in your party can’t or don’t want to board an attraction, you don’t have to miss out! If a child does [...]

How (and When) to use Rider Switch at Walt Disney World2019-06-03T14:10:11-04:00

Disney Florida Resident Passholders

2016-08-02T18:24:26-04:00

My family has been Disney Florida resident passholders since 2002. We live two hours south of Walt Disney World and try to go as often as we can. Florida Residents have 6 options when it comes to annual passes; Platinum Plus, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Weekday Select, and The Epcot after 4 Pass. My family chose The Silver Pass, which is blocked out during the busiest times of the year, because we prefer to go during the off season. With so many [...]

Disney Florida Resident Passholders2016-08-02T18:24:26-04:00

Universal’s Flight of the Hippogriff: Ride it or skip it?

2016-08-02T09:50:19-04:00

  I’m a wimp when it comes to roller coasters. Let’s just get that out there. I’m not quite sure why I’ve always avoided them. I don’t remember getting sick following a ride in my childhood. I’ve just always avoided them. I’ve watched videos of rollercoaster rides and that alone puts a pit in my stomach. SO. I. SIMPLY. DON’T. RIDE. THEM. While this seems to bother my family and friends, it’s never bothered me. Until recently. I had the [...]

Universal’s Flight of the Hippogriff: Ride it or skip it?2016-08-02T09:50:19-04:00