How to keep cool at the Walt Disney World theme parks

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Spring is in the air! The hot, humid air…ok so maybe it’s not quite hot or humid yet, but that doesn’t mean that Florida isn’t getting some heat – and there will be more of that to come as summer approaches too! As you plan to head to Walt Disney World this Spring and Summer, I recommend you take some preventative measures to help ensure that you are as cool as can be:Freeze Those Drinks - Get some disposable water bottles and fill them about 2/3 of the way with water, and then stick them in … [Read more...]


Top 5 Tips for First Time Disney Flyers

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Flying to Disney for the first time, especially with children can be a little daunting. This list of tips for first-timers will help you get everything in order before, during and after your flight. Print out this list so you can check things off as you go!Step 1: Book a FlightUse a Travel Magician like my friends and I at World of Magic Travel to find you the lowest fares and best times Let your agent know where you prefer to sit (window/aisle/front) Save time and confusion by … [Read more...]


Top Epcot Attractions For First Timers

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Traveling to Walt Disney World for the first time is an amazing experience that can be a bit of a sensory overload at times – which is why advance planning is really important, and it’s also important to have an idea of what kinds of rides and attractions await you too. There are definitely some rides and attractions that are a must do for first timers – and I recently wrote about the ones you will want to make sure you check out at Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – so today … [Read more...]


Split Stays at Walt Disney World

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There are so many Disney World Resorts to choose from, it's hard to decide on the perfect one... but you don't have to just pick one for your vacation! My family always does a "split stay" between two different resorts to experience more, and to change it up a bit. We can go from the African Savanna (Animal Kingdom Lodge) to a Hawaiian Paradise (Polynesian Village Resort) in just a week! We do 4-5 days at one, then move to another.Why book a split stay? If  there are no rooms open at … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Non-Ride Experiences

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Although the rides are so fun and unique at Walt Disney World, there are many other magical things to do! Think outside the lines.... the ride lines that is!  Everyone needs a change of pace from waiting in line, and at Disney there is excitement all around you!Here are 10 non-ride experiences that I enjoy at Disney World:10. Meeting Characters-  an essential part of a Disney trip is getting a photo and autograph from your favorite characters and Princesses.  Collect autographs on … [Read more...]