Five Rides for Little Guys (and girls) at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

 Disney's Hollywood Studios is easily one of our favorite parks.  It's full of shows, and "relaxing" attractions.  We work a day in at Hollywood Studios in the middle of our trip because it's an easy park to get through, and there are attractions here that are super fun to do over and over again.  Today, I wanted to share with you five attractions at Disney's Hollywood Studios that make for tons of fun for little ones.1.  Toy Story Mania.  Although this attraction can have a … [Read more...]

Disney World Refurbishment Schedule June 2012

Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for June 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.CurrentLiberty Square Riverboat (Magic Kingdom) closed through 5/20/12 for refurbishment. Lake Buena Vista Golf Course closed through 5/23/12 for refurbishment.Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (Magic Kingdom) closed … [Read more...]

Galactic Food Fun at Star Wars Weekends

Here are some tasty treats at Star Wars Weekends 2012 at Disney’s Hollywood StudiosDarth Vader is featured on a special cupcake, which goes to the “dark side.” This chocolate confection is $4.99 and is available at Darth’s Mall (the special merchandise location set up just for Star Wars Weekends 2012), ABC Commissary, Backlot Express, Studio Catering Co., Pizza Planet and Starring Rolls Cafe.Known for carrying secret plans in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, R2-D2 carries some yummy … [Read more...]

Hidden Oasis for Parents – Disney World Baby Care Centers

For most vacationers, standard routines go out the window.  Regularly scheduled meals, diapers, potty breaks, naps, go out the window in search of magic and fun.  But, even though the schedules may not be exact, Walt Disney World provides a safe haven for families to escape to, in search of return to normalcy.Located in all four parks, though not at the water park or Downtown Disney, these baby care centers are nice and air conditioned, providing a comfortable place to cool down and relax.  … [Read more...]

Celebrate Summer Solstice with Midsummer Feast at Raglan Road at Downtown Disney

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This year, summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 20 at 7:09 p.m., just as Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant’s Midsummer Feast is under way. The 6 p.m. dinner in the restaurant’s Raglan Room starts with cocktails, featuring one crafted just for the evening. Dinner begins with an elegant picnic basket of pates and jams including Dundon’s smoked salmon mousse and brandied chicken liver pate.After a palate cleanser of raspberry sorbet with a splash of Champagne, it’s on to a … [Read more...]