First Timer’s Guide To Walt Disney World – Choosing A Resort

Making the decision to take your family on a Walt Disney World vacation is a VERY smart thing to do – it’s a great place to visit and they have something for everyone to enjoy there! Once you decide to go, you’ll also have some other decisions to make – one of them being where to stay – and this can be a tough one, as Walt Disney World has TONS of amazing Resort Hotels right on WDW property (staying on property is really an easy decision – read on here to find out more about the perks of staying … [Read more...]

Ghirardelli is Coming to Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort for the Holidays

Ghirardelli now has a seasonal holiday store in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort! It's located next to the Disney Vacation Club Preview Center across from Rainforest Café.This seasonal location is a merchandise-only location. It offers a variety of delicious treats like limited-edition Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark, classic bars and SQUARES, pick-and-mix chocolates and more! Stop by for some yummy holiday treats for yourself or to purchase some tasty gifts for loved … [Read more...]

Top 4 Disney World Shopping Spots

One of my favorite things to do on vacation is shop for souvenirs – things that I can keep around that remind me just how great the trip was! And since most of my vacations happen at Walt Disney World, I have spent plenty of time perusing their MANY shops and stores in search of the best place to obtain said souvenirs, so if you’re headed to WDW and need to get the low down on where to shop, then check out these Top 4 Disney World shopping spots:Magic Kingdom: For me, it really doesn’t get … [Read more...]

10 Secrets You May Not Know About Disney Dining

Dining at Disney is an experience in itself! It's one of my favorite past times there. You may know that there is a Dining Plan available to pre-pay for your family's meals, and that Dole Whips are the signature snack of Disney World! Here are 10 secret bits of info nobody tells you about Dining at Walt Disney World:10. There are 5 Dining Plans Disney World offers different plans to fit your family's needs. Quick Service Dining gives each guest 2 counter service meals, and a snack.  Basic … [Read more...]

Why You Should Consider An “Adults Only” Trip To Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World has a reputation for being the ultimate Theme Park experience for kids and families – and it really is! But the truth is – it’s not just for kids – ADULTS can have a blast at WDW too! In fact, some of the best times I have had at Disney have been with just my husband and myself, enjoying a “kid’s” paradise from an adult’s point of view! Taking an “adults only” WDW trip is something you should start planning like NOW. WHY, you might ask? Well, here are a few reasons:The … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney Officially Becomes Disney Springs with Enticing New Dining and Exciting Retail Experiences

Walt Disney World Resort officially changed the name of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, an important milestone in the ongoing transformation of the shopping, dining and entertainment district at the world’s No. 1 family vacation destination.Drawing inspiration from Florida’s waterfront towns and natural beauty, Disney Springs treats guests to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades, flowing springs and waterfront charm.Disney Springs will include four … [Read more...]

New Shopping and Disney Dining Locations Opening at Disney Springs in 2016

No longer Downtown Disney, Disney Springs continues to expand and transform as new dining and shopping locations debut at the re-imagined Walt Disney World Resort destination in 2016.The lively shopping, dining and entertainment district treats guests by day and night to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades, flowing springs and waterfront charm. Disney Springs will include four distinct, outdoor neighborhoods with a diverse mix of retailers – including … [Read more...]

Disney Springs is now open with new website and guide map

The transformation is now complete. Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World is now Disney Springs. In celebration Disney has released a whole new website to promote the change. is now live complete with weather, shopping, dining and entertainment listings.If that wasn't excitement enough they also updated the Disney Springs Guide map.The all new Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar and Morimoto Asia are even listed.Are you looking forward to visiting Disney Springs? Let … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney Will Officially Become Disney Springs on September 29th

On Tuesday, September 29th, Downtown Disney will officially become Disney Springs. There will be a ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the grand re-naming. The new Disney Springs will resemble a 20th century town in Florida. The new expansion includes new stores, new restaurants, 2 parking garages with 6,000 parking spots. The whole project will be done in 2016. However, there will be openings happening between now and then.I am sure most of you know that the new name has been slowly … [Read more...]

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar now open at Downtown Disney

With an imaginative, playful design that tells the story of a man who loved the adventure of flight, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is open along the waterfront at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort.The cozy lounge with spacious outdoor seating features light bites and drinks inspired by Jock’s globe-trotting, including a stint as the pilot for Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”“Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar fits into the storytelling of Disney Springs – a town that grew up over … [Read more...]