Downtown Disney Officially Becomes Disney Springs with Enticing New Dining and Exciting Retail Experiences

Walt Disney World Resort officially changed the name of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, an important milestone in the ongoing transformation of the shopping, dining and entertainment district at the world’s No. 1 family vacation destination.Drawing inspiration from Florida’s waterfront towns and natural beauty, Disney Springs treats guests to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades, flowing springs and waterfront charm.Disney Springs will include four … [Read more...]

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar now open at Downtown Disney

With an imaginative, playful design that tells the story of a man who loved the adventure of flight, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is open along the waterfront at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort.The cozy lounge with spacious outdoor seating features light bites and drinks inspired by Jock’s globe-trotting, including a stint as the pilot for Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”“Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar fits into the storytelling of Disney Springs – a town that grew up over … [Read more...]

Top 5 Adult Date Night Spots At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is a great family vacation spot, and believe it or not, they also have a lot of great stuff for adults to do too – and an “Adult Date Night” at Disney is a really fun way to reconnect with your significant other. So book a babysitter and head out to one of these Top 5 Adult Date Night Spots At WDW:Disney’s Boardwalk Resort: Not only is this a beautiful place to stay, but it’s a great place to play too! Start with an amazing dinner at Flying Fish Café where you can watch the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Unique Counter Service Meals at Walt Disney World

When planning a trip to Disney World on a budget, one of the easiest ways to save money is on food.  Disney is awesome in allowing food items to be brought into the park.  That said, it's not always the easiest if you're traveling from far away.That's where the Counter Service, or Quick Service, meals come in.  They are more affordable than the sit down restaurant style Table Service meals (and they keep you from spending a lot of time eating and give you more time to enjoy the parks).  That … [Read more...]

Why You Should Book At Least One Character Meal at Disney World

Character Meals at Disney World are the best in my book – nothing is better than getting to meet and mingle with a bunch of characters – and when you add food to that, well – I’m a happy camper! But, as with everything else, there are a few downsides to character meals – they tend to be crowded and loud, and full of families and kids running everywhere – which I know can turn some people off of them. If you’re someone who doesn’t like character meals or has had a bad experience at one in the … [Read more...]

Top 11 Table Service Meals at Walt Disney World Under $19

Recently we shared with you our Top 11 Quick Service meals at Disney World under $11.  It was a big hit - I mean, who doesn't want to save money at Disney, right?We're back today to help those planning a Disney trip on a budget who still want to experience a Table Service Meal or two.  Yes, Table Service meals are more expensive because of the gratuity added at the end but even still, a Table Service meal at Disney World doesn't need to cost a fortune.  There are some great meals at Walt … [Read more...]

Il Mulino New York Trattoria and Bluezoo will Take Part in This Year’s Magical Dining Month

Now throughout September 2015 Il Mulino New York Trattoria and Bluezoo are offering prix fixe dinners for this year's Magical Dining Month. It is $33 plus tax and it includes appetizers, entrees and desserts. That is a very good deal for these tow locations. One dollar from each meal will be donated to the Elevate Orlando charity.Here are your Magical Dining Month options at both restaurants:Il Mulino New York Trattoria 2015Choice of AppetizersPOLPETTE AL FORNO Italian meatballs … [Read more...]

Top 5 Places to Have Lunch at the Monorail Resorts

Following up on the Top 5 places for breakfast along the monorail, let's move on to lunch! When the high noon heat is at its worst, it is a great idea to hop on the monorail and try one of these great places for a delicious lunch. A quick ride to one of the 3 monorail resorts will offer you plenty of options for all appetites! These restaurants are easy to get to from the Magic Kingdom and will leave you with plenty of time to hop right back on the monorail and get back to the park in time for … [Read more...]

Enjoying some Disney World Resort Time

Walt Disney World has 4 amazing Theme Parks, 2 Water parks, and an awesome entertainment and dining paradise (Downtown Disney) – and although that’s enough to keep anyone entertained for their whole vacation, Disney doesn’t stop there. They also operate a bunch of on-site Resorts that are not just places to sleep – but places to play, eat, relax, swim and best of all – they’re another place where you can enjoy your vacation!We always make sure we spend some time at our Walt Disney World … [Read more...]

Top 5 “Must Try” Quick Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is home to tons of seriously amazing restaurants that serve up all kinds of delicious cuisine. Their table service restaurants are all great – the service is always impeccable, and it’s a great way to take a break from a hectic day at the Parks. But sometimes, I don’t want to take a break! Sometimes you’re in a hurry, or just want to grab a quick bite before heading over to the Haunted Mansion for the 5th time that day (no judgment here!). Just because you’re in a hurry doesn’t … [Read more...]