Avoid These Top 5 Disney World “Rookie” Mistakes

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Your first trip to Walt Disney World is something you will remember forever – the rides, the shows, the magic, the food – it’s a great place to bring you family for a vacation. The first time you head to WDW, you will probably be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information out there when it comes to planning and what to do and what not to do – so let me make it simple for you. If you catch yourself saying any of the below phrases, then you are in grave danger of making a Disney Rookie … [Read more...]


Disneyland Park Attraction Height Requirements

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I can only imagine a few things more disappointing to a young Disney fan than getting to the front of the line for an attraction they were dying to ride and finding out they don't meet the height requirements.  Use this list to make sure your little Disney fans know exactly what they can and can't ride before hitting the parks.  Please note that all riders will be measured prior to entering the ride queue and it is up to the Cast Member to determine if they meet height requirements at the time … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Attraction Height Restrictions

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Imagine the disappointment in getting up to a ride you just couldn't wait to ride only to find out you didn't meet the height requirements.  Use this list to make sure your little Disney fans know exactly what they can and can't ride before hitting the parks.  Please note that all riders will be measured prior to entering the ride queue and it is up to the Cast Member to determine if they meet height requirements at the time of your visit.Magic Kingdom:Goofy's Barnstormer: 35 inches or … [Read more...]


Disney World Planning 101 – Using Childcare Services

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On our next Disney World vacation we have decided to try out Disney's Childcare Services. Disney offers fun and exiting things for little ones so that Parents can have a little "Me" time!Walt Disney World Resort offers  supervised activity centers, in-room babysitting, and themed parties and adventures. Today I am just focusing on the Activity Centers.Children's Activity CentersLocated throughout Walt Disney World Resort, Children's Activity Centers are delightful playspaces where … [Read more...]


The Mystery of the “Teddy Bear Lady” at the Grand Floridian Resort

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Have you heard of the “Teddy Bear Lady” at Grand Floridian Resort at Disney World?Back in 2009 our family was on our annual Disney World trip and we were taking our 5 year old Princess to dine with Cinderella at 1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian. After we checked in for dinner we went to the lobby to take in the beautiful resort. We quickly noticed a lady sitting in a chair in the lobby, and let’s just say we couldn’t look away.She was an elderly lady (I’d guess in her late … [Read more...]