Choosing which Disney World Park to Visit

Choosing which Disney World Park to visit each day on your vacation can be difficult.  Different Disney guests choose which park they will visit each day in different ways.  Some will use a plan found in a guide book.  Some will base it on Extra Magic Hours.  Others will use Touring Plans or another site that gives historical data and helps you choose the lowest crowds.  Others will just choose because they don't know any better.  But have you ever considered choosing your park based on the days … [Read more...]




Top 10 attractions and things to do with a toddler at Epcot

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When you travel to Walt Disney World do you travel to Epcot with a toddler?  I've had many Disney first time guests ask me if Epcot is a waste of time with a toddler.  My answer is always no!  We took our youngest son to Epcot when he was 22 months old and again at 32 months old.  He loved Epcot!  We didn't spend as much time strolling around the World Showcase as we usually do, but it gave us a great time for him to nap in the stroller.Here are my top attractions and things to do with a … [Read more...]




Staying Safe at Walt Disney World

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Too many times families travel to Walt Disney World and they aren't as safe as they are back home.  Being in such a magical place often times causes people to let their guard down.  Here are a few simple reminders for staying safe at Walt Disney World in your hotel and in the parks.At the hotel:Always lock the doors of your room and car.  Even when you are in your room, you need to keep the door locked.  Too many times people use the lock to prop open their hotel door and things get … [Read more...]




What’s the Height Requirement at WDW?

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Some of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World have a height requirement for the younger guests.  The reasons are for safety and age appropriateness.  While most of the attractions don't have height minimums, the shortest you can be to experience these attractions is between 38 and 48 inches.  While many parents try to make their child taller by stuffing their shoes or buying thick soled shoes, I suggest you don't.  The only one who will potentially be hurt is your child.Here is a … [Read more...]




Suggested Tipping at Walt Disney World

When traveling to Walt Disney World many people think they have paid for their vacation once they pay their travel agent.  When staying on property, the agent usually takes care of the hotel, transportation, and tickets.  If free dining is offered, your dining is paid for as well!  If you travel when WDW is not offering free dining, you will have to pay for that in the parks. I know Chip is a big fan of Tables in Wonderland...  One thing that people often fail to remember is tipping.  I have … [Read more...]