Top 10 Disney World Thrill Rides

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There’s nothing like getting swept up in Disney magic. The castle, the characters, the Mickey shaped food! It’s so easy for “outsiders” to look at Walt Disney World and think it’s for kids because the focus is on family and the parks being for everyone. However, as Disney veterans, you and I know there is no shortage of thrills and scares at the parks too! I don’t know if I’ll ever outgrow wanting to experience magic and excitement all in one day! Here are my Top 10 Thrills in Walt Disney … [Read more...]


Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone With These 5 Unique Disney Restaurants

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Theme Parks in general are known for their not too exciting cuisine – burgers, chicken tenders, deep-fried everything…needless to say, it’s not always easy to find something different or new to try at most amusement parks. BUT - the good news is that Disney has definitely broken that “boring theme park food” mold by offering so many different menus and dining locations that it’s hard to know where to begin figuring out where to eat! The food is one of the things they are most known for, so if … [Read more...]


Top 6 Disneyland Attractions For First Timers

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Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth for the first time can be both exciting and overwhelming! There are so many wonderful things to do and see and you may not know where to start. I've put together a list of must-do Disneyland attractions to help you out:1. It's a Small WorldOriginally created for the 1964 New York World's Fair, this ride is now a classic at Disneyland. Take a boat ride through many different countries from around the world. Listen-or sing along-as adorable small … [Read more...]


Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Magic Kingdom

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Florida’s heat and humidity can be brutal in the peak summer months and nothing will drag your day down quicker than a mid-day meltdown. With all the excitement that the park has to offer, there are also many places to slip away and enjoy a mid-day break. Catch some air conditioning, relax your body and your mind, and give your tired feet a rest. Here are my top spots to take a mid-day break at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.The People Mover: Jump on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority … [Read more...]


Top 10 Views While Dining in Disney World

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While grabbing a fantastic meal sitting in premium seating to view the fireworks is everyone’s dream come true, there’s a lot to be said of a beautiful day time view as well. We love our fireworks shows but I want to enjoy my view during breakfast and lunch too, don’t you? It’s also worth noting that not every fantastic view has to be outdoors of a park icon!  This is my Top 10 Disney Dining Views list.1. California Grill- Disney’s Contemporary ResortThis signature dining restaurant atop … [Read more...]


Top Epcot Attractions For First Timers

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Traveling to Walt Disney World for the first time is an amazing experience that can be a bit of a sensory overload at times – which is why advance planning is really important, and it’s also important to have an idea of what kinds of rides and attractions await you too. There are definitely some rides and attractions that are a must do for first timers – and I recently wrote about the ones you will want to make sure you check out at Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – so today … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Non-Ride Experiences

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Although the rides are so fun and unique at Walt Disney World, there are many other magical things to do! Think outside the lines.... the ride lines that is!  Everyone needs a change of pace from waiting in line, and at Disney there is excitement all around you!Here are 10 non-ride experiences that I enjoy at Disney World:10. Meeting Characters-  an essential part of a Disney trip is getting a photo and autograph from your favorite characters and Princesses.  Collect autographs on … [Read more...]


Top 10 Simple Pleasures at Walt Disney World

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Disney vacations can be action packed, non-stop, and all about running around. However, there are so many great moments where you can enjoy the simple pleasures of the park for little to no money and end up getting a whole lot more from your vacation because of it. Here are my ten favorite simple pleasures at Walt Disney World.Dole Whips: I don’t even know if I should list this as a simple pleasure, because to me, Dole Whips are serious business. But in the grand scheme of Walt Disney World, … [Read more...]


Top 5 Favorite Downtown Disney Stores

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One of my favorite parts of our Disney vacations, is taking some time out to explore Downtown Disney.  Food, entertainment, and shopping make up this area of Walt Disney World that is not to be missed.  Downtown Disney is currently undergoing a transformation to become Disney Springs, which is going to be a bigger and better version of the Downtown Disney that we have grown to love.  I love exploring all of the shops at Downtown Disney and here are my Top 5 ones that I hit each and every … [Read more...]


Top 10 Ways to Have Cinderella-Inspired Fun at Walt Disney World Resort

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With the release of the animated classic, Cinderella has been capturing the heart of princesses (and princes) young and old for over 65 years! As this weekend’s No. 1 box office smash the new, live action  “Cinderella” is enchanting audiences nationwide, the magic of Cinderella plays out on a grand scale each day at Walt Disney World Resort.Here are 10 ways to have a Cinderella-inspired stay at Walt Disney World Resort.1. Dine like Royalty at Cinderella’s Royal Table Meeting Cinderella, … [Read more...]