Which Disney World Value Resort Is Right For Me?

Value Room

So you've decided you are going to vacation at Walt Disney World, and now you have to decide where to stay. My research and experience shows that staying on WDW property is the best choice (Why stay on property? Click here for some reasons).Once you've made the decision to stay on property, it's time to pick a Resort! And when it comes to picking which Walt Disney World Resort you are going to stay at, the choices are endless, and can certainly be confusing!Here are some things to … [Read more...]

Enjoying Chef Mickey’s As An Adult Diner

ChefMickey Pluto

Over the years, Chef Mickey's has gotten a not-so-amazing reputation, mostly for the food not being great, and it also has become known as a place that's really just for kids and familiesPersonally, I completely disagree with both of those statements - I happen to love the food, and as an adult I love going there and enjoying the atmosphere they have to offer.So why should you, an adult who can pick any place in Walt Disney World to eat, choose to eat at Chef Mickey's?Well, there are … [Read more...]

Tips For Battling The Peak Season Crowds at Disney World


This past April, my parents, husband and I made a trip to Walt Disney World during Spring Break (the week of Easter), and even though we used to go every year at this time when I was a kid, I was still concerned about the crowds. I was worried that it would be so crowded that we wouldn't even be able to move, much less actually ride or do anything!Since I knew it would be busy, I did my research, and came up with some some ways to deal with the crowds. You can't prevent the Parks from being … [Read more...]

“Buy This Not That” – Optimizing Your DDP Snack Credits


Will you be using the Disney Dining Plan on your next Walt Disney World vacation? I know I will, I have used it a few times and love it - its great to not have to worry about paying out of pocket for meals and snacks!Speaking of snacks (yum I could go for one right now!), they are a part of every Disney Dining Plan, and allow you to purchase various snack items from restaurants, carts and stands throughout the Theme Parks and Resorts.How do you know what items you can purchase as a … [Read more...]

Top Five WDW Non Theme Park Activites For Adults


Anyone who has ever been to Walt Disney World can tell you that there is a whole world beyond the 4 theme parks, with so many things to do that you could spend a whole week doing them and not even set foot in the Parks! Of course, I wouldn't recommend that, as the Theme Parks are amazing too, but what I would recommend is that you try some of these awesome non theme park activities for when you need a little break from all the Park action: … [Read more...]

Top 5 WDW Theme Park Activities That Adults Will Love


Growing up, I was lucky enough to get to travel to Walt Disney World almost every year for vacation. And now, as an Adult Who Loves WDW, I find that there are some things that I loved as a kid that I still love doing, but I also have discovered some new and exciting things that might be right up your alley too!So here are my Top Five Walt Disney World Theme Park Activities For Adults (In no particular order!)1. "Behind The Scenes" Tours - There are a few of these out there, including the … [Read more...]

Top Five Animal Kingdom Attractions For Adults


Let me start this off by saying that I didn't used to like Disney's Animal Kingdom, I thought it was just a big zoo and found it to honestly be a little boring. I had only been once before, right after it had opened when all the attractions weren't even completed, so I got to thinking, maybe I didn't give it enough of a chance. So when I visited Walt Disney World last month, I vowed to visit Animal Kingdom with open eyes and an open mind.We started our day with breakfast at Tusker House - … [Read more...]

Visiting Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort – Why It’s Worth The Trip


Port Orleans French Quarter is one of Disney's Moderate Resorts, and it's modeled after New Orlean's historic French Quarter. It's a great Resort to stay at, and it's also a great Resort to visit, even if you aren't staying there!So why should you go out of your way to visit this quaint little resort?Well, there are many reasons:Atmosphere (and Romance!) - it is a quiet, laid back resort that really encompasses the New Orleans "big easy" style. When you walk in through the lobby, … [Read more...]

Stay Healthy On Vacation With These Food Options At The WDW Value Resorts


For many people, the only way they can afford a Walt Disney World vacation is to stay at the Value Resorts, which is Disney's least expensive group of hotels. I am part of this group, and I personally LOVE the Value Resorts, the decor is huge and tacky and right up my alley, the rooms are just enough for what I need, and there are a lot of food options to choose from!The 4 (soon to be 5 with Art Of Animation opening later this year!) Value level Resorts are: -All Star Music -All Star … [Read more...]

“Signature” Restaurants – Are They Worth It? Part 3


In the final part of this 3-part series (Check out Part 1 and Part 2!), I'm taking a look at the rest of Walt Disney World's 2-Table Service Credit Dining Options to answer the question, Are They Worth It?The Restaurants I am reveiwing this week aren't *technically* Signature Restaurants, BUT they are unique, special experiences that are more expensive than your regular sit down restaurants, and they all will cost you 2 Table Service Credits on the Disney Dining Plan. One nice thing about … [Read more...]