2019 July, 15

9 Reasons Why You Will Love Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter

2019-07-15T18:45:52-04:00July 15, 2019|Disney Travel|0 Comments

Resort Size. Port Orleans French Quarter is the smallest moderate resort at Walt Disney World. The food court, arcade, pool, and bus stop are all a quick hop, skip, and a jump away from your resort room.  Boat transportation to Disney Springs. Sit back and relax as the Sassagoula Steamboat haulage company transports you and yours on a quick ride to Disney Springs along the picturesque, tree-lined banks of the Sassagoula River.  Sister Property. Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter are sister resorts, meaning you can use the amenities at each as you please! Better yet, they are a quick [...]

2018 January, 16

7 Important Things to Remember When Using Disney’s Magical Express

2018-01-16T06:00:17-05:00January 16, 2018|Disney Travel|0 Comments

  Here are 7 important things to remember when using Disney’s Magical Express: It’s FREE! Using Disney’s Magical Express ground transportation is included with your Disney Resort hotel stay. It’s a great perk to staying onsite! Disney’s Magical Express is only offered when you are flying into and out of Orlando International Airport (MCO). Don’t forget if you want to take advantage of the complimentary ground transportation, you must choose this airport when booking your flights.   Yellow luggage tags will be mailed to you a few weeks before you travel. If you wish to use the complimentary luggage delivery [...]

2017 December, 21

Disney Dining Plans for 2018

2023-10-06T22:13:10-04:00December 21, 2017|Disney Travel|0 Comments

  If you are adding a Disney Dining Plan to your Walt Disney World vacation, which I recommend, here’s what you need to know about the dining plans for 2018! Dining Plans are only offered to guests staying at a Disney Resort hotel. This is a perk to staying onsite. Adding a dining plan gives you the option to pre-pay for meals and snacks. Then you simply have your MagicBand scanned at the time of purchase. If you like to choose the most expensive meals on the menu, this is also a way you can save a little money. There [...]

2017 December, 5

Important Dates to Remember for Your Disney World Vacation

2021-05-28T16:02:22-04:00December 5, 2017|Disney Travel|0 Comments

There are many details to be taken care of when you are planning a Walt Disney World vacation. Here are some of the important dates to remember as you begin to plan. Book Your Vacation When you’re considering taking a vacation to Walt Disney World, I recommend booking as soon as possible. This will give you the best choice of resort and room options. Park reservations are now required in addition to your park admission to visit the parks. As you are looking at travel dates, it’s important to first check the Theme Park Availability Calendar to ensure the parks [...]

2017 July, 18

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation

2017-07-18T06:00:47-04:00July 18, 2017|Travel Destinations|0 Comments

  Having a hard time deciding between taking a vacation to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando? Why not visit both? If you want to spend a few days at Walt Disney World and a few days at Universal, you can easily split your vacation between the two. If possible, I suggest devoting a day to each theme park. Walt Disney World has 4 parks - Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom. Universal Orlando has 3 parks - Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios and Volcano Bay. Staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel and Universal Orlando Resort [...]

2016 May, 17

Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World

2016-05-17T06:00:19-04:00May 17, 2016|Disney Travel|0 Comments

  Summer time in Florida is hot. There’s just no way around it. But it’s also a very popular time to visit Walt Disney World so I’m here to give you some tips on how to beat the heat when visiting the Most Magical Place on Earth in the summer months. Disney has two water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. These can be added on to your park tickets to allow entrance to both during your stay. The parks are the coolest (and quietest) early in the mornings and later in the evenings. Take advantage of staying on property [...]

2015 December, 4

My Favorite Time of Year at Walt Disney World

2023-09-29T18:06:25-04:00December 4, 2015|Disney World|0 Comments

Christmas is my favorite time of year to visit Walt Disney World. The spirit of Christmas is spread throughout the parks and resorts. Holiday joy is everywhere you turn. All the parks are beautifully decorated, but my favorite is the Magic Kingdom. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas party is my absolute favorite event to attend all year. This event is so magical and really puts my family into the Christmas spirit. As for my favorite resort during the holidays it is hard to pick one. In my opinion all the resorts are just amazing during the holidays. From the values to [...]

2015 November, 16

What’s in a View?

2015-11-16T06:00:00-05:00November 16, 2015|Disney World|0 Comments

With over twenty Disney resort hotels the choice of where to stay at Walt Disney World can be overwhelming. Add to that the different view categories offered at each resort and it gets even more mind-boggling! In most cases rooms at a specific resort are exactly the same – the price difference comes with your view. A few exceptions to this are club level rooms at the deluxe resorts and the business class rooms at Coronado Springs resort which offer additional amenities as well as the specially themed Royal Guest Rooms at Port Orleans Riverside and Pirate Rooms at Caribbean [...]

2015 October, 14

Stress Free at Disney with Kids

2015-10-14T06:00:00-04:00October 14, 2015|Disney World|0 Comments

When going to Disney, whether you are a planner or like to wing it, here are some tips to making it stress free. 1. Make your dining reservations ahead of time. Even if you like to be flexible, I recommend making one table service reservation a day. This will give everyone some downtime and your feet a break. You can make your dining reservations as early as 180 days in advance of your arrival date. 2. Schedule your 3 Fastpass+ attractions for each day. This will ensure that you will have short wait times for some of your favorite rides. [...]

2015 October, 2

8 Ways to Enjoy Disney World as a Couple

2015-10-02T06:00:00-04:00October 2, 2015|Disney World|0 Comments

Thinking about leaving the kids behind for your next trip to Walt Disney World? Don’t worry! Disney offers many different types of experiences that couples will enjoy doing together. So, drop the kids at Grandma & Grandpa’s house, and enjoy a fun getaway full of Disney magic! Here are eight ways my husband and I love to spend our time together at Disney World: 1) Take in a Game at the ESPN Club My husband and I happen to love sports. So, it makes sense that this is one of our favorite restaurants to hang out in and watch a [...]

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