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...]

Do they exisit? Dad Friendly Rides at Disney World

I'm not sure if any of you moms out there have noticed, but sometimes the Dads walking around the Disney Parks aren't that excited about going on It's A Small World or Prince Charming's Carousel.  Of course they go on them because their kids love it, but the excitement factor just isn't there.  They may be longing to ride Space Mountain or Expedition Everest over and over again, but it may be hard to enjoy without the kiddos by your side.  But never fear Disney Dads!  There are some awesome, … [Read more...]

You might be a Disney Addict if

Remember the old Jeff Foxworth comedy routines about "You might be a redneck if..."? I do!! Part of why they were so hilarious to me was because I live in the deep south and so many of them were TRUE (however, I have lived in other parts of the country and have found there are just as many red-necks y'all just call them something different).So (once again) I was awakened with a post idea....You might be a Disney addict if...So get out a pencil and paper and see how many of these you fall … [Read more...]

Top 5 Trains at Walt Disney World Resort

All aboard for the final article in this series:  the Top 5 Trains at Walt Disney World Resort. Walt Disney was a train fanatic, so it's only logical they would be prominent features in his theme parks. You know, he built his first thrill ride, the 1/8 scale Carolwood Pacific Railroad, in his own backyard years before opening Disneyland Resort. Proof positive that Walt, like Peter Pan, never wanted to grow up!Walt's favorite tops today's Top 5:1.) The Walt Disney World Railroad - Like … [Read more...]

Top 5 Mountains at Walt Disney World Resort

The tallest mountain range in the sunshine state--well, the only mountain range in Florida--is located smack dab in the middle of the state at Walt Disney World Resort. It's a rather unique geographic feature, sampling desert outcroppings, snowy peaks, even reaching to the stars.Today's Top 5 was an easy list to assemble, seeing as there are only five mountains in the World. Ranking them, however, was a different challenge.1.) Big Thunder Mountain Railroad - Built to resemble the rugged … [Read more...]

Avoid these Rides If You Are Prone To Motion Sickness

Motion sickness is something that can really mess up your day. Some folks are extremely susceptible and they either have to skip some of Walt Disney World's best attractions or find a treatment that helps keep you from getting that horrible queasy feeling (or worse).There are as many ways to calm motion sickness as there are people with that issue. I can't recommend any but I have found one that works for me so before you go experimenting you might want to check with your Doctor to see what … [Read more...]

Top 5 Overlooked Disney World Attractions

When visiting Walt Disney World, popular attractions such as Space Mountain, the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, and Expedition Everest are at the top of everyone's list; but what about the other attractions?Some of my favorite attractions at Walt Disney World are often overlooked as guests, clutching FastPasses hurry through the parks. While these attractions may not pack as many thrills, they still offer Disney magic and often come in handy during the peak summer season from the crowds and … [Read more...]

Top Five Animal Kingdom Attractions For Adults

Let me start this off by saying that I didn't used to like Disney's Animal Kingdom, I thought it was just a big zoo and found it to honestly be a little boring. I had only been once before, right after it had opened when all the attractions weren't even completed, so I got to thinking, maybe I didn't give it enough of a chance. So when I visited Walt Disney World last month, I vowed to visit Animal Kingdom with open eyes and an open mind.We started our day with breakfast at Tusker House - … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ideas For Going Beyond the Attractions

Walt Disney World is one of those vacation spots we feel like we can visit again and again. Not everyone understands that, of course, and we Disney addicts get questions along the lines of "But weren't you just there?" all the time. What those people fail to understand, and what we Disney addicts love so much, is how different the Disney parks are from other theme parks. Sure Disney has great rides and shows, there is something for everyone, from Expedition Everest to It's A Small World, but the … [Read more...]

Five Things EVERY Adult has the Right to do at Disney World!

There is just something about Disney World!  Business people become bear hugging, camera toting, firework loving, Disney guests.  As a smile forces its way onto the straight face of a serious adult, the magic begins!  Today I am giving you permission to embrace Disney World for what it is!  In fact in this post, I'm reading you your "Disney as an adult" rights.  Take a moment to soak in these rights and apply them to your Disney trip.Right #1:  You have the right to dance in the … [Read more...]