Tour the Expedition Everest Attraction with a Walt Disney Imagineer

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Next week, Disney is continuing “Limited Time Magic” experiences in the parks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park with daily tours of the Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain Attraction through the eyes of Walt Disney Imagineering.Each morning, from October 7-11, 2013, a group of lucky guests will venture inside the Tibetan-style stone structure at the foot of the towering Mt. Everest replica, explore a museum dedicated to the study of the Yeti (the mysterious snow monster … [Read more...]


Wild By Design – Animal Kingdom Tour You Don’t Want To Miss

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There is so much more to see and do at Walt Disney World than just four theme parks and the downtown area. We will be exploring all the “extra perks” that they have offer including tours, behinds the scenes and special little events throughout the year. Join us as we  finish up the Animal Kingdom Park with Wild by Design Tour.Delve into the intricate planning and design behind Disney’s Animal Kingdom park on this 3-hour walking tour.The Disney Is In The DetailsTransforming 500 acres … [Read more...]


What’s the Height Requirement at WDW?

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Some of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World have a height requirement for the younger guests.  The reasons are for safety and age appropriateness.  While most of the attractions don't have height minimums, the shortest you can be to experience these attractions is between 38 and 48 inches.  While many parents try to make their child taller by stuffing their shoes or buying thick soled shoes, I suggest you don't.  The only one who will potentially be hurt is your child.Here is a … [Read more...]


Tower of Terror 10-Miler Registration is Now Open

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Runners take your mark! The "Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend" is ready to sign you up! If you want to join other runners and Disney fans for a weekend of running and fun, then this event may be for you. Take a look at runDisney's website for more information and for registration. There are a few categories and different events for you to find out more about. Here are the deadlines and fees for them. Let me know if you are running this year! Maybe you will see me there...cheering you on that … [Read more...]


Disney World Challenge – Visiting all 4 parks in one day!

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When it comes to visiting Walt Disney World, there are so many things to see and do that it almost seems impossible to see it all!  When we visit, we take about a week to see as many of the sites and sounds of all four parks, but what if you only have one day?  Is it worth it to attempt to see all four parks in one day?This challenge is known as the Disney World Challenge -- and I'll tell you, it probably isn't easy, but I certainly think it is possible! Pre-requisites Before you start, … [Read more...]


Top 5 Rides to Avoid if you get Motion Sick

I won't lie - I am a big wuss when it comes to intense rides. However, I have been on all but one of the rides listed below at Walt Disney World and, although they are rather enjoyable, they are top contenders for triggering motion sickness.1. Expedition EverestThemed around the infamous Yeti who is hiding in and around a forbidden mountain that it protects, Expedition Everest is located in the Animal Kingdom, located in the section of Asia. A favorite of thrill-seekers everywhere, it … [Read more...]


Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.

New Disney Photopass Service  - Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts. With Attractions+ you can take home all your Attraction images, taken within a 14 day visit to the parks, for $44.95.How does it work?RIDE: Ride one of the participating Attractions ASSOCIATE: Present your Attractions+ card at the Attraction Imaging Sales Center within 24 hours of riding to associate your photo. CLAIM: Visit DisneyPhotoPass.com and enter the ID on the … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Rides You Must Do Each Visit!

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When I was younger I was a big Disney World thrill seeker. I could ride Splash Mountain all day long, take the trek to the top of Everest every hour on the hour, and spend enough time on Rockin Roller Coaster to make Aerosmith question my sanity. As I got older and had kids my ride choices changed. I would have to spend more time on family friendly rides and sneak off to ride Space Mountain when the little ones would be napping in the stroller. No matter what your situation the fact remains … [Read more...]


NEW! Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.

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NEW! Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts. With Attractions+ you can take home all your Attraction images, taken within a 14 day visit to the parks, for $44.95.How does it work?RIDE: Ride one of the participating Attractions ASSOCIATE: Present your Attractions+ card at the Attraction Imaging Sales Center within 24 hours of riding to associate your photo. CLAIM: Visit DisneyPhotoPass.com and enter the ID on the back of the card. DOWNLOAD: … [Read more...]


The Top 5 Nap Spots for Little Ones in Animal Kingdom

Back to my series on napping in Disney World.  Sometimes those little legs just need a rest, so here are my top 5 Nap Spots in Animal Kingdom.  Animal Kingdom is a great park to find napping nooks, so keep an eye out.  Here are some of my favorites, in no particular order:The Tree of Life-In and around the Tree of Life there are tons of benches, many covered by tree canopy. Find a shady spot and cross those fingers.  Usually you will have no problem finding an empty bench, unfortunately you … [Read more...]