Walt Disney World Tips and Tricks: Hot Weather Touring

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 With blue skies and bright sunny days, a vacation at Walt Disney World during the summer is the stuff picture-perfect postcards are made of. Unfortunately, the picture doesn’t capture the entire reality of those hot, sticky, exhausting days of touring the theme parks with all the summer crowds and in the heat. Here are some of my favorite tips for helping you keep your cool, literally, while at Disney. Doing so may also help you keep your temper! Generally, … [Read more...]





Resort Hopping 101: Taking the Monorail Express

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One of our focuses on the website the past few months has been Quick Tips. We like to prepare you for the parks and offer up tips and tricks to making your vacation more enjoyable.Today I want to talk to you about something outside the Disneyworld Theme Parks and that is the Disney World Resorts. Specifically the Monorail resorts. They are the Polynesian, Grand Floridian, and the Contemporary Resorts.Most people spend about 90% of the their time visiting the parks. I mean thats what your … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World Marathon Tips and Tricks: Don’t Leave Your Camera

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I'm proudly a "back of the pack" runner, so this tip may not be for everyone.  When I'm running, I'm out there to improve my own personal well being, not to be competitive and win races.  Though I do like to improve on my own personal records, there are certain races that I'm okay with simply finishing.My WDW Half Marathon time was much slower than any training speed or practice run I had previously finished.  In fact, when running through the Magic Kingdom, I took nearly 14 minutes, when my … [Read more...]





Disney World Tips and Tricks: Buying and Protecting Your Disney Tickets

You’re going to Disney World and have spent months researching where to stay, where to eat, what to see and do, and how to get there and back. A Disney vacation is a sizeable investment, and is worth spending all that time so that you and your family can get your money’s worth and have a truly magical vacation experience.But what about your Disney park tickets? This is one of the most expensive parts of your Disney vacation budget, so thinking about where you get your tickets, or what to do … [Read more...]





Disney World Quick Tips – Prioritize Your ADR’s

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Most Disney visitors plan on dining at some table service restaurants while they are on vacation. I thought most everyone was aware of the Advance Dining Reservation (ADR) system and used it as designed. In reading some of the many Disney forums on the web it is a bit disconcerting to see that there are still a lot of folks out there (particularly first time visitors) who believe that you can just walk up to one of the Walt Disney World restaurants and get a table. ARRRGH!!Please make your … [Read more...]