Holiday Sleigh Rides at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

Ft. Wilderness holiday sleigh ride Disney World

Dashing through the…woods…in a one-horse open sleigh! Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground offers a wintry experience to put any Guest in a festive spirit.Now through the end of December, fire-engine red sleighs adorned with garland and holiday lights will take Guests through scenic trails in the Resort’s 700-acre backwoods. Since snow falls only on Main Street, U.S.A., at Walt Disney World, the sleighs are equipped with tires instead of runners for a smooth ride that is sure to be … [Read more...]

Wheelchair Friendly Attractions – Toy Story Mania!


One of my favorite attractions at Walt Disney World is Toy Story Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Along with the great queue & themeing, it is also a ride that is great for wheelchair users. Disney put a lot of thought in every detail.As you go through the queue, you are shrunk down to the size of a toy. The queue is one of my favorites, I love seeing Mr. Potato Head, and is easy to navigate in my wheelchair. Whether you go through the regular queue or the FASTPASS line, you will … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: 9th Day of Christmas at the Contemporary’s Gingerbread Tree

Contemporary Resort's holiday Gingerbread Tree

Every photo has a story.Lou Mongello reports in his Walt Disney Trivia Book that the Contemporary Resort was originally referred to the “Tempo Bay Resort Hotel.”  He cites early picture postcards of the Contemporary with a written description listing the name as the Tempo Bay Resort Hotel.  Mongello says the word “Tempo” was chosen because the hotel was designed to be a backdrop for the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland.  Of course the resort opened as the Contemporary Resort, the name most … [Read more...]

Running out of time to Run!

It's now less than a month away from the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend 2012, and unlike the inaugural Tinkerbell Half Marathon at Disneyland, the Walt Disney World weekend still has a few available spots!  If you're a runner or are considering becoming a runner, Walt Disney World is a great place to start racing.  The races are casual and you only have to keep up a 16 minute per mile pace, allowing a lot of walking if needed!If you're just starting running or thinking about running, … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – S’mores


Where can you find it? Fort Wilderness Resort - Campfire Sing-A-Long with Chip and DaleWhat is it? S'mores made by you! Ooey Gooey Goodness made from graham crackers,marshmallows, and chocolate..YUMMMWhy you want it- Because where else in "The World" can you make s'mores sitting by a campfire,singing along with Chip, Dale and Cowboy Dan? You can bring your own or you can buy S'more kits at the Chuckwagon  Snack Bar.If you choose to bring your own you can purchase your "stick" … [Read more...]