Big Family? No problem! Disney Resorts Can Accommodate Families of 5 or More

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As a Mom of 3, I know all about vacationing at the Walt Disney World Resort with a family of 5. There are resorts in every price level that have space for 5+ from Art of Animation to the Animal Kingdom Villas. Some large families prefer 2 adjoining standard rooms instead, but the price can be very comparable, or even less, to stay all together.Staying in January or February can also help cut the cost of a family vacation by a lot! Ask me for a free price quote for your large family or group … [Read more...]


Get a free Autographed Postcard from the Disney Characters!

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Did you know Disney will send you an autographed postcard when you or your little ones writes a letter to their favorite Disney Character?All you have to do is send a letter to:Walt Disney World Communications P.O. Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040Disneyland will also send you an autographed postcard when you write a letter to the following address:Walt Disney Company Attn: Fan Mail Department 500 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521The picture will arrive … [Read more...]


Which Electronics Should I Pack For My Disney Trip?

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Packing for vacation can be complex – especially when it comes to figuring out what are “needs” and what are just “nice to haves” on the packing list. When I head to Walt Disney World, there are some items that are always on my list – sunscreen, comfortable sneakers, sunglasses, etc…the list is not a short one. But one thing that is short is the number of electronics on that list – if I don’t 100% need it, I don’t bring it. Read on to find out what are my “must have” electronics and what I … [Read more...]


Unique Breakfast Items You Must Try at Walt Disney World

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Start your day off right with a breakfast that is not only delicious and filling, but one unique enough to post on Instagram. My last Disney foodie article was about my Disney Dining Bucket List for table service restaurants. Check out these one-of-a-kind items you must try while at Disney:Maple Waffle Breakfast Cone – BoardWalk Bakery at Disney’s BoardWalk Fluffy scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, melted cheddar cheese in a hand-formed maple waffle cone makes this a BoardWalk breakfast not to … [Read more...]


10 Things to Skip to Save Money on your Disney Vacation

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As a seasoned veteran of Disney World with young children, I have learned a few ways to save money on our Disney Vacations that I wish I knew the first time! If you are a frugal parent like me, who starts saving a year in advance, or trying to figure out how you can ever go to Disney because it's so expensive, this list is for you.I also have a list of Ways to Save When Planning a Disney Trip.Things to SKIP to save money:1. Stroller Rentals: Bring your own from home to save the … [Read more...]


Should I bring my baby to Disney World?

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Walt Disney had the vision that those of all ages could come to the Disney Parks and enjoy themselves – but does that vision include newborns and infants? I just had a baby in October, and I have gotten mixed reviews – so I decided to do some research on the question I am sure many of you have asked yourselves when planning your next family trip: “Should I bring my baby to Disney World?”The Pros: Bringing a little one can have its benefits – read on for some things to consider:Making … [Read more...]


Top 10: Food & Wine Festival Insider Tips

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I can't stop talking about Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival! It is seriously the best time of year to go! This year, my family and I are going in late September to enjoy the Festival,  Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, and to top it off we got Free Dining!! (You can do this too,  ask me how Summer@worldofmagictravel.com)For most Walt Disney World guests, the Epcot Food & Wine Festival is the booths. They are the little kiosks added throughout World Showcase with snack … [Read more...]


5 Essential Wardrobe Items For Your Disney Park Visit

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Part of the excitement of heading to the parks is choosing your Disney outfit! Although getting decked out in Disney gear can be really fun, take a moment to think about the reality of wearing that outfit all day in the unpredictable Florida weather!  Here are 5 essential items that should be included in your park-day wardrobe!1. EARS! A set of ears is guaranteed to make you smile the instant you put them on. There are so many different options out there now so you will have no problem … [Read more...]


Top 10 WDW Experiences For Disney-Pixar Movie Addicts!

Walt Disney World Resort will open the doors to its newest resort hotel with Disney's Art of Animation Resort, a value property consisting primarily of family suites that immerse guests into the magical worlds of classic Disney and Disney•Pixar films. The Finding Nemo wings of the resort will open May 31; Cars will open June 18, and The Lion King will open August 10. The value rooms at The Little Mermaid wings will open on September 15.

Disney-Pixar pals are some of my kids' favorite Disney characters and Walt Disney World isn't just for the classic films and Princesses anymore. They have successfully incorporated many Pixar films and characters into the rides and resorts. My Disney Addict daughter, Jasmine, is  so excited to see the newest Disney-Pixar film "Inside-Out"  so she made a list of the Top 10 best ways to have a Pixar Character filled Disney trip:10. Toy Story Midway Mania 3D  is one of the best rides at … [Read more...]


Top “Must Pack” Items for a day at Walt Disney World with family!

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There’s a lot to think about when planning your family’s WDW vacation – there’s the big things like when to go, where to eat, what rides and attractions to visit – and then there’s the smaller things – things many of us might not even think much about ahead of time, like “what should I pack when I leave for the Parks in the morning?” Well, here are some “must pack” items that will make your days at the Parks MUCH easier:Ponchos: The thing about Florida is – it rains. A lot. Like, pretty much … [Read more...]