Ask a Disney Question: Best Parade Viewing Locations.

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This question comes from Elliot, who asks "Where is the best place to see various parades at WDW?Elliot, thanks for your question and for reading Chip and Co.In general, you'll have a good view of the parades all along the routes they travel, but there are some locations that are more advantageous than others. In general, crowds are going to be the heaviest closest to the exit for nighttime parades. Crowds also tend to bottleneck in areas that don't have good flow (such as in front of … [Read more...]




Top 5 places in Disney World to get Character Autographs

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Disney Trip is just NOT a trip without a few celebrity autographs! Today I’ll tell you some of my favorite places to get Disney Autographs with shorter lines.1. Chef Mickeys (Contemporary Resort) - The best place to get Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald and Pluto’s (also referred to as the “Fab 5”) autograph with no line, no waiting, is at Chef Mickeys. There is, quite honestly, not another place at WDW (except Tusker house which I don’t really care for honestly), to grab these famous John … [Read more...]




The Spa at the Grand Floridian to Close Temporarily.

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The spa at the Grand Floridian will close on September 19th for 18-20 months during the construction of the new Disney Vacation Club property at that resort.  Guests interested in having a spa experiences on site will be bused to other spas.  No word on whether or not the Nikki Bryan Salon, which is under contract with Disney to run the spa, will be returning when it re-opens.We still haven't heard any official announcement from Disney on the new DVC property. Don't hold your breath on that … [Read more...]




A Super Sweet 16 at Disney’s Wedding Pavilion

Sixteen years ago the first permanent wedding destination at Walt Disney World Resort was built. Disney’s Wedding Pavilion would quickly grow to become a crown jewel and one of our most popular ceremony locations. To commemorate this special milestone, we recently installed striking stained glass windows etched with our signature Cinderella’s Coach.Have a memory of Disney’s Wedding Pavilion that you’d like to share? Be sure to leave me a message in the comments below. … [Read more...]




Sex offender accused of touching girls at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

Sex offender Moses Velasquez is accused of touching three girls at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park.

According to the Orlando Sentinel Moses Velasquez, 39, is accused of touching the girls in the wave pool at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. Here are the details: A sex offender was jailed today after three girls say he touched them inappropriately at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park Thursday.Moses Velasquez, 39, is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, according to the Orange County Jail.Witnesses and the victims told an Orange County Sheriff's deputy Velasquez was in … [Read more...]