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...]


Disney Cruise vs. Disney World: The Advantages of Each

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Disney offers so many great vacations now that it's hard to decide what type you should go on next! A Disney Cruise and a trip to Walt Disney World are two very different types of vacations. I hope this list of  advantages of each will help you decide what to do on your next Disney trip.Advantages of a Disney Cruise over Disney World:Price – Increases in ticket prices, resort room rates, and food costs steer some people toward an all-inclusive Disney Cruise. Depending on the month you … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure opening New Smokejumpers Grill

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The recent expansion at Disney California Adventure Park brings us several new areas to explore.  Part of the Grizzly Peak Expansion, the New Smokejumpers Grill is just one of the new additions.  Opening on March 20, 2015, the Smokejumper's Grill is a quick-service eatery, that is inspired by the brave men and women who battle fires in our California forests.  Full of delicious burgers and sandwiches, the New Smokejumpers Grill will be our lunch spot on our next visit.  Grizzly Peak … [Read more...]


How Can I Afford a Disney Trip with These Price Increases?

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Don't let the Disney Park ticket increases get you down! There can still be a Disney Vacation in your future! I know, it stinks that they raised the ticket price a few bucks, but it won't stop me from going! Here are a few tips to make your Disney vacation more affordable:1. Research- Check out the ticket price chart below. The first day in Magic Kingdom is $105, and each day after that, the price decreases  each consecutive day and by the 10th day you are only paying $2.95 per ticket! You … [Read more...]


Top 5 Cruises with Children in 2015: East Coast Edition

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Cruises are becoming the hottest new vacation choice among families with children. With waterslides, childrens centers, and family-friendly shore excursions, cruising is a great all-inclusive way to show your children the world! As a Mom of three, I know what keeps children happy, and these 5 cruises meet the standard!1. Disney Cruise Lines-  Of course, the best in land based vacations, Disney, takes the number one spot on my list.  Disney's east coast ships port from Cape Canaveral and … [Read more...]