New Rides, Shows, and Eats at Walt Disney World by 2017

Rivers of Light Animal Kingdom

Disney has been hard at work preparing to bring lots of new experiences to the Walt Disney World parks. Many rumors are swirling, but we'll just share the confirmed new rides, shows, and restaurants that should be at Walt Disney World by 2017.The two areas preparing for the most newness are Animal Kingdom, and Downtown Disney. Let's look at Animal Kingdom first.Harambe Marketplace - Set to open in 2015, this expansion of the Africa area of Animal Kingdom park will include a quick … [Read more...]




Events and Tours you don’t want to miss at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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 start with Animal Kingdom.Are you Wild About Wildlife? Have you spent time in Disney's Animal Kingdom park and seen the staggering amount of animals that call it home? It's home to more than 1,500 animals that represent 250 … [Read more...]




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

Sorcerer Mickey Hat

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...]




Taking in the Walt Disney World Parades

"What time is the three o'clock parade?"  "Where does the Main Street Electrical Parade begin?"  Now that I have your attention, let's talk Walt Disney World Parades.  People waver back and forth about the best viewing spots, time to grab a spot, and even etiquette when it comes to parades at the most magical place on earth.  Today, I want to share with you some of the best spots to view the parades at each park.Magic Kingdom Park:Just in front of the Liberty Boat is a great location. … [Read more...]




Dealing with Grief – The Christmas We Escaped to Disney World

Cinderella's Castle

After finishing several articles featuring Disney Holiday Planning, I got to thinking about our own Christmas Trip in 2010.  We stayed the week before Christmas and left the day after.  This was my families first time to Disney during the holidays, in fact the first time we had travelled somewhere during Christmas Day.  But for us it was an escape from the real world.  We just couldn't face a "normal" Christmas after the year we had.  The trip was bittersweet but I would like to share it with … [Read more...]