Top 10: Things to Experience at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

 Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon  is a great place to catch some sun!  Swim, build a sand castle, and even go snorkeling with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish in the coral reef.  TL is one of the 2 Disney World Water Parks available with your Water Park Fun & More Ticket add-on.Here is our Top 10 things to do at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon:1. Bay Slides- Toddlers and little kids will enjoy these 2 slow speed slides. Parents can catch them at the bottom when they come out.2. America's … [Read more...]

10 Awesome Reasons to Include a Stop in LEGOLAND During Your Orlando Vacation

Are you headed to Orlando for your next family vacation? Whether you are planning a magical Disney trip or a Wizardly Universal trip, why not make it even more awesome with a stop in LEGOLAND Florida? It is a lot easier than you think to head over to this fun, interactive, park that kids and adults alike will love to explore! Here are some great reasons to add LEGOLAND to your Florida vacation this year!1. The New LEGOLAND Florida Hotel:What better reason is there than checking out this … [Read more...]

What Comes Free (and What Doesn’t) With a Disney Cruise

When planning a Disney Cruise it's smart to know what to budget for, and what not to worry about. I have compiled a list of the complimentary things on board your cruise and what will cost you extra. If you have any questions about any of this, feel free to contact me at the email below!What Comes Free: 1. Meals- All your family dining is free aboard a Disney Cruise. Go ahead and order than appetizer and dessert's free! Ordering room service is also free as long as it's not … [Read more...]

12 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and every day at Walt Disney World Resort

Mother’s Day or any day are great reasons to treat mom to a special experience she won’t soon forget at Walt Disney World Resort. With everything from pampering spa experiences, premium yacht adventures and elegant tea parties, the Florida Vacation Kingdom is the perfect place to plan a day as special as she is.1. Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Saratoga Springs ResortTreat mom to the spa day she deserves. Senses – A Disney Spa at either … [Read more...]

Capture your Magical Memories with Disney’s Photopass

While Walt Disney World Resort is the second most popular place in the world to take a selfie, (after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France) it ranks first among the best places to get everyone in the picture, too, thanks to Disney’s PhotoPass Service.Personally I am a HUGE fan of the PhotoPass service - more specifically Memory Maker!  But how does it all work?Using the latest digital equipment and Disney-engineered technology, a team of Disney PhotoPass photographers take photos of guests … [Read more...]

How to keep cool at the Walt Disney World theme parks

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

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 10 Views While Dining in Disney World

While grabbing a fantastic meal sitting in premium seating to view the fireworks is everyone’s dream come true, there’s a lot to be said of a beautiful day time view as well. We love our fireworks shows but I want to enjoy my view during breakfast and lunch too, don’t you? It’s also worth noting that not every fantastic view has to be outdoors of a park icon!  This is my Top 10 Disney Dining Views list.1. California Grill- Disney’s Contemporary ResortThis signature dining restaurant atop … [Read more...]

Top Epcot Attractions For First Timers

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

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...]