Top 10 Irresistible Ice Cream Treats at the Disney Parks

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month (so proclaimed by President Reagan in 1984)? And National Ice Cream Day is the third Sunday in July which is today!It’s the perfect opportunity to daydream about our favorite ice cream treats at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. And while we love the simple, choco-dipped Mickey Mouse ice cream bar from a street cart, or a double-dipped cone, these are the treats that go far, far beyond – decadent and worth every … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Stay at a DVC Villa

You may not know it, but you can stay at a Disney Vacation Club Villa even if you're not a member! It's true! Villas are connected to several of Disney World's deluxe resorts and offer some extra benefits; but now you may be asking yourself, why should I choose to stay at one? Well, my Top 5 Reasons to Stay at a DVC Villa will answer just that!1. Space-If you stay at a DVC villa, you are getting more space. There are several room types available, some offering more than one room for even … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: E-Tickets

Today we have a question from Mark, who writes:I heard people mention E-Ticket rides at Disney World? Other than park admission do we have to get additional tickets? I am confused what is an E-Ticket???Mark, thank you for your question!  I hope that I can help get rid of your confusion over what an E-Ticket is.  For that, though, we need to look at a little Disney history.When the Magic Kingdom first opened, on October 1st, 1971, you paid a certain amount to enter the park itself.  … [Read more...]

Raglan Road at Downtown Disney Celebrates ‘Half Way to Paddy Day’

September is a relatively quiet month, kids are back in school, the perfect excuse for a party – and Saturday, Sept. 17, just happens to be the halfway point to St. Patrick’s Day. So the folks at Raglan Road at Downtown Disney are throwing a party with live music, Irish dancing, zany competitions and plenty of giveaways.No cover charge and we’re betting it’s all the fun and way less hectic than the real deal in March. (And kids are welcome!)The four-piece traditional ballad group, Na … [Read more...]

Take a Sunrise Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Picture the morning sun rising in the Florida sky, illuminating a landscape rich with animals catching the first light of day. And you have a front-row seat. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge invites Kilimanjaro Club Level guests to an amazing two-hour experience. During an approximately 45-minute safari, guests will have the opportunity to learn more about animal care, the grounds of the theme park and the operation. Included in the cost of the tour is a lavish breakfast buffet in the park, at the … [Read more...]