Walt Disney World Trip Countdown Timeline

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So you’re thinking about taking a vacation to the Place Where Dreams Come True – Walt Disney World? Well – you must be a smart person because that is some good thinking on your part! If you’re considering a trip to Disney, but aren’t sure where to start or what you might need to do, then check out this list of important dates in the “Disney Planning Timeline”:When To Vacation At Walt Disney World: This is a tough one to answer – as there used to be times where it was less crowded at the … [Read more...]


Enjoying some Disney World Resort Time

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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

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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...]


Things Disney Addicts Never Say: Parks Edition

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As a follow up to the Top 10 Things Disney Addicts Never Say: Resort Edition, I bring you, Parks Edition. Being a Disney Travel Specialist I have heard all of these at least once from people I enthusiastically talk about Disney to. I'm  sure you, as a fellow Disney Addict, have heard some of these before.  If you are one of those people, I demand you go back to Disney immediately, because you need some magic in your life!Here are a few of my favorite lines:"I think I'm too old for … [Read more...]


Disney Planning “Do’s” And “Don’ts”

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Planning a Walt Disney World vacation is no small task – there’s so much to do and see, and so much information out there that it can easily become overwhelming. Luckily, we’re here to help!Check out my list of Disney Planning Do’s and Don’ts:Do – Make Lists: I am big fan of lists – they help me stay on track, and they are especially helpful to me and my family when we are traveling. I like to make the following lists for my Disney trips: packing lists (for me AND the kids!), … [Read more...]


5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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With an Avatar expansion in the works, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is going to be undergoing some changes and refurbishments over the next few years. All of Disney World, rides are closing, attractions are being updated, and things are changing. I am holding tight to a few of my favorite attractions that I hope never close at Animal Kingdom.Expedition Everest: Take a journey into the Himalayas and risk a run-in with the Yeti. Expedition Everest is a fun adventure with none of the real danger. … [Read more...]


Top 5 Walt Disney World “Must Try” Sweet Snacks

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There are plenty of amazing snacks and treats everywhere you turn at Walt Disney World, and it’s a great place to try new things, or to grab some of their tried and true favorites too! I have a HUGE sweet tooth – and love all the sweet treats at WDW. If you’re like me and love that sugar rush, then read on for the Top 5 Walt Disney World “Must Try” Sweet Snacks:Cupcakes: These are everywhere at Walt Disney World, and there are some really amazing flavor combos that are a must try. For … [Read more...]


Which Electronics Should I Pack For My Disney Trip?

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Packing for vacation can be complex – especially when it comes to figuring out what are “needs” and what are just “nice to haves” on the packing list. When I head to Walt Disney World, there are some items that are always on my list – sunscreen, comfortable sneakers, sunglasses, etc…the list is not a short one. But one thing that is short is the number of electronics on that list – if I don’t 100% need it, I don’t bring it. Read on to find out what are my “must have” electronics and what I … [Read more...]


Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Hollywood Studios

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Hollywood Studios is going to be experiencing some serious changes over the next few years. With a ton of attractions closing, rumored expansions, and a confirmed name change, the park stands to take on a whole new identity. I do agree that the park could use a little TLC, but there are a few attractions that I hope never close at Hollywood Studios.The Great Movie Ride: The glitz, glam, and romance of the movies, all rolled up into one attraction! The Great Movie Ride takes guests through … [Read more...]


Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Epcot

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With all the changes coming to Walt Disney World in the next few years, there are some attractions that I hope do not change.Here are my top 5 attractions that I hope never close at Epcot.Ellen’s Energy Adventure: Many would call this attraction outdated, but I thoroughly enjoy the wit and humor of this show. Going back in time with Ellen Degeneres and Bill Nye the Science Guy – who could refuse an opportunity like that? I agree that this attraction could use a bit of updating, but I … [Read more...]