Classic Disney – Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

Based on the Disney film "The Wind in the Willows," Mr. Toad began whipping riders around in 1971. Passengers were driven through Mr. Toad's world on runaway "jalopies" that made sudden turns and seemed to drive full speed into obstacles. Luckily, through Disney magic, the obstacles would move just in the nick of time. The ride closed with seemingly no logical explanation in 1998, amid much protest by Disney fans. It was replaced with The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. … [Read more...]



Disney Cruise Line Unveils New Itineraries and Ports for 2012 – Disney Ships Bound for New York, Galveston and Seattle

For the first time ever, Disney Cruise Line will set sail from three new ports in 2012 – New York, Seattle and Galveston, Texas – making the Disney family cruise vacation more accessible to guests around the country. Additionally, the cruise line will offer more choices than ever before with several new itineraries planned.“In 2012, we’re making it easier than ever for families to enjoy a Disney Cruise Line vacation by offering cruises from a variety of regional homeports,” said Disney … [Read more...]



What is Disney’s Keys to the Kingdom Tour?

Disney's Keys to the Kingdom tour is one of the tour opportunities offered at the Magic Kingdom park. It provides the tour guests with interesting and unknown Disney facts, such as the stories behind the creation of Magic Kingdom park and many stories about the vision, creativity and innovative ideas of Walt Disney. I think this tour is awesome for anyone who loves Disney but doesn’t want to know too much for fear of ruining the magic.The Keys to the Kingdom tour is a 4.5 hour walking tour.  … [Read more...]



Going Deluxe at Disney World – Is it worth it?

Going to Disney world is a one of a kind experience and for many choosing just how they are going to mold their trip can be quite overwhelming. There are so many choices to consider when making plans; do you get a park hopper, is the dining plan right for your group, do you sign up for a special tour, or is there a reason not to add water park entry to your ticket? All of these are valid questions, but perhaps one of the most pressing questions is what category of hotel is right for you when … [Read more...]



Affordable Disney Vacations: Splurging on Animal Kingdom Lodge

As one of Disney’s Deluxe resorts, the Animal Kingdom Lodge is not the first place that comes to mind when trying to save money on a Walt Disney World vacation. Still, with the new 25-30% Deluxe Resort Summer Savings, Disney is offering a promotion that may make this stunning resort a possibility for your budget. Is it worth splurging on? In my opinion, absolutely! We had the opportunity to stay here for two nights several years ago, and to this day I can recall what an amazing experience it … [Read more...]