Top Animal Kingdom Attractions For First Timers

If you’re planning your first trip to Walt Disney World – may I be the first to say congrats – and that I am oh so jealous of you! You and your family are in for some serious fun – it’s an amazing place to visit with SO MUCH to see and do! So much to see and do in fact that you might not know where to begin with your planning! Well, first off – I highly recommend you try and spend at least a day at each of WDW’s 4 theme parks – and one the animal lovers in your family will really enjoy is Animal … [Read more...]

Only Have ONE Adult Day To Spend At Disney World? Then Follow This Plan…

Last week I wrote about how you could do “Disney in a day” with your family, but since my husband and I and many other couples and groups out there travel to Walt Disney World with just adults, I thought it might be nice to look at how an “adults only” group could spend a day at Disney WorldFirst things first – the basics still apply whether you’re traveling with a kids or just adults:Make sure you’re making the most of your time by planning to be there the WHOLE day (like from open to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney Dining Tips for Walt Disney World

One of the best parts of a Walt Disney World vacation is the numerous dining options you have!  But...dining at all of these restaurants comes with a price tag.  In order to maximize your dollar, I highly recommend checking out the Disney Dining Plans and adding one of them to your package.  Here are my Top 10 Tips for Using the Disney Dining Plan.There is a plan to match your eating habits-  Do you like quick meals so you can spend more time on your favorite rides?  Or do you like to take … [Read more...]

How To Stay Sane While Traveling To WDW During Spring Break

Spring break is an extremely popular time for families to visit Walt Disney World – which means the lines can be long, the crowds can be a bit insane, and overall you might feel a bit frazzled by the sheer volume of people at the Parks at any given time during March and April. Luckily, there are some things you can do to try to curb the spring break madness:When it comes to traveling to WDW…Fly Smart: If you will be boarding a plane to WDW, then you will want to pack smart - only bring … [Read more...]

Top Hollywood Studios Attractions For First Timers

Last week I wrote about which Magic Kingdom attractions you’ll want to make sure you check out as a first-time visitor to Walt Disney World, and today I want to take a trip to my second favorite WDW theme Park – Hollywood Studios – where the movies come to life and the spirit of old Hollywood lives on! If you’ve never been to Hollywood Studios, you will want to make sure you check out these Must-Do attractions:The Great Movie Ride: This “ride through the movies” is a great little ride … [Read more...]

Top 5 BEST Disney World Tips with Toddlers

I cannot tell you how much I love trips to Walt Disney World with my son.  Seeing how excited he gets and how much fun he has is worth more than all the Dole Whips in the world.  That said, planning a trip to Walt Disney World with a toddler was a whole different game than I was used to.  As with everything, toddlers have their own set of special things to consider when planning your magical vacation to Walt Disney World.1. Bring a stroller, or a baby carrier, or both!  There is nothing … [Read more...]

Top 6 Magic Kingdom Attractions For First Timers

Visiting Walt Disney World for the first time can be an overwhelming experience – it’s new, exciting, and there’s so much to do and see that you may not know where to begin! But don’t panic – I have compiled this list of must-do Magic Kingdom attractions for first timers to help you in your pursuit of Disney magic:Carousel of Progress: Many would argue with this choice, stating its corny or not worth it, but I put it on the list as its one of the few rides created by Walt himself – you get … [Read more...]

Top 6 Walt Disney World Shopping Tips

To Disney Cast Members they are known as “tangible memories.” They are a way for you to take a slice of magic home with you. We budget a good chunk of our vacation fund towards them. They are souvenirs. Searching for the perfect souvenir at Walt Disney World can be time consuming, but also so much fun. I have put together a couple tips that will hopefully help you on your next Disney hunt.If you see it and like it, buy it: Throughout your trip you will notice different products and souvenirs … [Read more...]

Free Disney Dining…Which Plan Is Right For You?

With all the talk about Free Disney Dining, I thought it would be a great time to rehash the Disney Dining Plan!  What is included in these plans? Which resorts offered these plans last year during free dining and can I choose to upgrade a plan that is offered if free dining is released?Historical data from 2014 free dining indicated the Value Resorts offered the Quick-Service Dining Plan for its resort guests.  Moderate and Deluxe / Deluxe Villa resorts offered the Plus Dining Plan.  Some … [Read more...]

Plan Ahead! How to book your 2016 Disney vacation

The Walt Disney World website currently only allows bookings through 2015…so how do you book for later dates? Do you have to wait?BOOKING YOUR WALT DISNEY WORLD TRIP IN 2016You can book rooms at Walt Disney World for 2016 up to 499 days in advance right now.You can’t do it on the Disney World website yourself though. You can only do it by calling Disney directly, or through a travel specialist like me and my friends at World of Magic Travel.Right now, we can only book your … [Read more...]