Meeting the Frozen Princesses at Disneyland

A recent trip to Disneyland with my grand daughters included meeting the Frozen Princesses, Elsa and Anna.To honor the Frozen princesses, Olaf has transformed the small greeting room off the side of the Village Haus Restaurant, next door to Pinocchio's Daring Adventures into a comfy FROZEN spot.  A sign hanging from the building announces the location as the "Frozen Royal Reception", while beautiful snow covers the surrounding rooftops.   And right there, above the door leading into the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways to Feel Like a Kid Again at Disney

Disney is for the young at heart.  Whether you are traveling with little ones or are on an adventure getaway with your better half, harnessing your inner Peter Pan is a piece of cake.  Here are some ideas to help you unlock your fun side!10.   Go and greet a character.  Don't butt in line or wait for 45 minutes to see Buzz - just give Pooh a hug.  Kiss Jasmine on the cheek.  Do a jig with Rafiki.  You will be happily surprised at how much fun this is - give it a try!9.   Ride the Tea … [Read more...]

Finding Pascal’s Friends in the Tangled Tower and Village

The Tangled area in Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom is filled with all kinds of wonderful details. Observant guests can find Rapunzel's paintings, wanted posters, and even Maximus' footprints! Pascal's hidden friends are my favorite of all the fun details in the Tangled area.Located just past the tables and chairs in the phone charging area, you will find a beautiful garden filled with flowers, greenery, and even a small stream. Ten of Pascal's chameleon friends have made … [Read more...]

Have a Magical First Disney Character Meet and Greet

Some children wait months, if not years to meet their favorite characters in person on a Disney vacation. The anticipation builds as the weeks pass and after watching the same Disney movies over and over again, the moment finally arrives to meet Winnie the Pooh. You have waited in line at the park for over 30 minutes for your meet and greet and now it's your turn. As you walk up to Pooh with your camera in hand... your child runs behind you and hides.Planning for that first meet and greet … [Read more...]

Your Favorite Animated Classics Are Everywhere at WDW!

 Everyone has their favorite Animated Disney classic movie, and one of the best parts of a Walt Disney World vacation is getting to see these movies come to life in the rides and attractions!So you might be wondering….Where can you find your favorite Disney Movie at WDW?Well, here’s the answer!Beauty and the Beast – The New Fantasyland features the Beast’s Castle, where you can dine at the Be Our Guest Restaurant, and even meet the Beast himself! You can also check out … [Read more...]

Magic Kingdom Extras You Don’t Want To Miss – Disney’s Family Magic Tour

Ever want to be a hero? Find the clues, solve the mystery and save the day? Disney's Family Magic Tour will let you do just that, with this guided scavenger hunt you help defeat a dastardly villain and save the Magic Kingdom.Put on your Detective Hat !Solve perplexing riddles on this high-energy interactive quest. You never know whom you might meet along the way!Follow your map and your guide as hop, skip and even sing your way around the Magic Kingdom Park searching high and low for … [Read more...]

Take Some Time To Un”Wine”d At WDW

Fear not wine conissouers - Walt Disney World has NOT forgotten about you! It may be a Theme Park with ample child and family friendly activities and restaurants, but there is plenty for us adults to enjoy too!So if you find that you're in the mood for a glass or two of vino after a long day of touring the Parks, then I suggest you head to these spots:Magic Kingdom - Up until just recently, the Magic Kingdom was a "dry" park that didn't serve any alcohol at all, but with the addition of … [Read more...]

Changes coming to Walt Disney World in 2013 and beyond

The Disney parks are planning for a Monstrous Summer and this includes renovations and expansions to the parks and resorts. Here is an update on what will be coming to Walt Disney World!New Fantasyland is the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history and although most of the area has opened, there is still one central part under construction- the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train roller coaster. This attraction will include both an indoor and outdoor track and swaying ride vehicles."I think it's … [Read more...]

Imagineers Offer Sneak Peek Inside Seven Dwarfs Mine Train & Princess Fairytale Hall

Who’s ready for an update on the remaining construction in the New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom Park?Walt Disney Imagineering just shared a new video with us that offers up a look inside the two attractions in New Fantasyland that are still yet to debut: Princess Fairytale Hall and "Princess Fairytale Hall at New Fantasyland"Princess Fairytale Hall, which will open later this year, will be the ultimate destination in which to greet Disney royalty. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a … [Read more...]

Disney’s Monstrous Summer Details Released

How big is summer 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort? So big that only one word describes the attractions, shows, events and more awaiting summer guests to the Florida Vacation Kingdom:MONSTROUS.Disney’s Monstrous Summer is bursting with good times for the entire family, whether it’s the first summer of fun in New Fantasyland or the nonstop thrills of a re-imagined Test Track Presented by Chevrolet.  Whether it’s the next surprise and delight experience of Limited Time Magic or all-new … [Read more...]