Disney World Quick Tip: Dining without Reservations

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If you look around the Disney community, you'll hear a lot about dining reservations and dining planning.  For most guests, the rich variety and quality of food options available on property are an important part of their vacation, and dedicated planners take advantage of the 180 day reservation window to try to secure their restaurant of choice.But what if you aren't one of those planners?  What if your plans change?  What if you can't get the Le Cellier reservation you wanted?  Is there … [Read more...]





Disney World Quick Tips – It is Never Too Hot to be Cool

It is summer in Florida and that can only mean two things –heat and humidity which, when combined, can make you feel like you’re melting. Lots of cool drinks, plenty of breaks, a Dole Whip or two, and a spray fan can make you feel more comfortable but don’t forget the sweater. That’s right, even on the hottest days in Florida, throw a lightweight sweater into your theme park bag, especially for the kids. The blast of cold air when you walk into a Disney World restaurant is a welcome … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World Quick Tips – Slow down and pay attention

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When you visit Walt Disney World Resort, slow down and pay attention. It’s impossible to see and do everything in one Park visit anyway, so try not to get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of doing it all that you overlook what makes the place so magical.It’s tempting to take touring plans in hand and race from one attraction to the next or to watch your watch closely and time each curtain call. Gotta catch that bus, make the dinner reservation, sprint back for your Fast Pass … [Read more...]





Disney World Quick Tip – Enjoy Snacks as Your Meal

I’m as much a Disney “snackie” as a Disney foodie, and don’t always want to eat as much food as Disney serves. At least a couple of times during my Walt Disney World vacations I’ll use snack items as a light lunchtime meal. Doing so curbs my appetite just enough so I’m not distracted by a rumbly in my tummy when I’m going theme-park commando.I’m particularly fond of “mini-meal” snacks that are also on the Disney Dining Plan (DDP). Using a snack credit or two on more substantial Disney snacks … [Read more...]





Disney World Quick Tip – How to Get the Best Seat

Many popular Disney World attractions are shows, such as Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, Mickey's Philharmagic, Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage, the American Adventure, and more! However, what most guests are thinking about when the theater doors open is how to get the best seat, especially when you have kids!While many theaters at Walt Disney World have seating that offers great views no matter where you're at, the best views for many shows are in the center, near the front.  From … [Read more...]