Disney World is Not Just for Kids

tim and les

Let's take the kids to Disney World! Or better yet, let's not !  You don't ALWAYS need the kids to have a great time in Disney. The parks offer plenty for adults who'd prefer to party or just plain relax.When my husband and I first went to Disney World, it was as honeymooners without kids.Then, starting in 1998, we made our trips with our two little ones every year (or more than once per year). We enjoy our family vacations to Disney very much, watching the magic through our children's … [Read more...]

Disney World Fastpass 101


There seems to be a lot of confusion lately over Disney World Fast Pass. With the new enforcement rule on FastPasses to how to even use them. I thought this might be a good time to go over all the details in one post so we are all on the same page.How To Use Disney's FASTPASS Service:Look for the "Disney's FASTPASS Distribution" sign near the entrance of an attraction. Check the "Return Time" displayed on the sign or get an idea from different mobile phone apps.The sign will … [Read more...]

Delighting in the Disney’s Hollywood Studios Details

“There’s no business like show-business...” and no one does show-business quite like Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Before you go racing off to Rockin’ Rollercoaster or Tower of Terror, take a few minutes to saunter down Hollywood Boulevard and delight in the details!As you enter the park you will see a kiosk with a Mickey on top, (“the crossroads of the world”) Look closely and you’ll notice that Mickey’s ears are uneven, and he appears to be reaching for something, but what? The ear is copper … [Read more...]

Conquering the New Fast Pass Enforcement System


"will not accommodate late arrivals" now on ALL fast passes handed out at Disney World My family and I just came back from a week in Disney World with the Spring Break crowds. The parks were crowded and we had to test out some new touring strategies due to them enforcing the fast pass returns. Here are some tips for you:-It is more important than ever to get to the park at rope drop with the new enforcements in place. We were able to ride a lot of the popular rides without having to … [Read more...]

Accessible Ride Vehicles at the Magic Kingdom


Walt Disney World has made it possible for people with all kinds of abilities to visit and experience the magic. One of the things that makes my visits easier is that Disney has implemented ways for you to stay in your wheelchair to experience certain attractions if you are unable to transfer.I have found the accessible ride vehicles very easy to use with minimal assistance. Below is a rundown of these attractions at the Magic Kingdom.The Walt Disney World Railroad is accessible through … [Read more...]