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We all know the crowds at Disney World can be horrible, especially in those hot summer months. So I wanted to share with you some tips to help you avoid the crowds which can definitely make for a more magical experience.
Try to avoid the summer - The parks are most crowded in the summer June thru August. This is the absolute worst time to visit the parks. The weather is disgustingly hot, I don’t know how anyone can enjoy the parks just from the heat alone. The resort prices go way up. I have seen the cheapest value resort room go for double the price then it was in the off-season, to me that is crazy for a small room. I live in Orlando and I have gone in the summer and I will never do it again.
The holidays are also a bad time to visit. However that can be a double edge sword because the holidays at Disney World are incredible but that also comes with higher prices and larger crowds. The holiday resort prices can go even higher during Christmas and New Years then in the summer. If you are brave and can put up with crowds I would definitely recommend experiencing the parks during the holidays. If you are not ok with very large crowds or have a phobia then I would say stay away. If you have to come I would do it the first 2 weeks of December before Christmas which is the worst week to go!
Austin and Jessie and Ally all star new year!
Recently I watched the holiday special Austin and Jessie and Ally all star new year. I have to say going into it I wasn’t expecting it to be as good as it actually was! We start out with Austin and Ally in good old Miami Florida where Christmas means Santa Claus in shorts. We start off with the Christmas Soul performance which is a holiday song recorded by Austin and Ally star Ross Lynch. I really think the stage in this performance was entirely too small and just a little too jumbled but I did enjoy the fake snow it gave it that magical touch Disney is known for.
We then move to Trish booking Austin at the wrong place in typical Trish fashion she tries to worm her way out of it and only makes more trouble for everyone involved. Eventually they get on the plane to New York and they’re off to Time Square!! Although they must first endure a plane ride with Trish as an attendant and a hilarious little boy who just doesn’t believe Austin is who he says he is. Finally after getting diverted to Philadelphia and taking a very expensive cab to New York they make it only to run into …
Have you ever rung in the New Year at Walt Disney World? It’s on my very long Disney Bucket List! Here are few tips and list of events from Chip & Co. if you are headed that way this year.
Extra Magic Hours-7am to 8am, Park Open 8am to 2 am.
The Magic Kingdom will continue to have their holiday decorations up for the festivities. Special performances throughout the day will be capped off by an 11:50 pm fireworks show “Fantasy in the Sky”. For the younger set, an 8:30 pm fireworks show of “Holiday Wishes” will be a nice treat before heading to bed. There are no special meals or events planned at Magic Kingdom, and the park is extremely busy. If going to Magic Kingdom is important to you, arrive earlier in the day and stay there. They have been known to close within hours of opening.
The new year starts off with a bang when ABC Family’s original series “Pretty Little Liars” returns.
In the mid-season premiere of “Pretty Little Liars“ entitled “She’s Better Now,” airing Tuesday, January 8 (8:00 – 9:00PM ET/PT), Radley Sanitarium has given Mona a clean bill of health and she is headed back to the halls of Rosewood High, much to the Liars’ dismay. With their former tormentor now back in their everyday life, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer take very different views of the “new” Mona. Sure, she made their lives a living hell, but is she really cured? And what other secrets could she be holding onto? It is up to Mona to prove to the Liars if she has changed or not.
Mona’s out of the nut house and back into action in Pretty Little Liars. Do you think she’s changed? I surely doubt it. Mona is a great manipulator and a genius when it comes to tricking others so do you really think she’s 100% sane? From a neutral standpoint yeah I guess she could be,but if you watch the show you’ll note that she always seems to have creepy visitors that we can never quite see and she always seems to be doing something that has to do with the girls latest torment even though she’s locked up in Radley. If Mona can do all this from inside Radley imagine what she can do outside of those walls… Although there is still one factor we haven’t considered TOBY ! Not only is he part of the infamous A-Team but he’s Spencer’s boyfriend giving him a big in with the girls. We are at a whole new level in this arc of Pretty Little Liars because the people who were always on the outside are finally on the inside and for the girls that can’t be a good thing. A is bounding up the ladder can the girls catch them or will they fall to their death. Only one way to find out you’ve got to tune in!
Stay tuned for more on Pretty Little Liars on ABC Family
- Pretty Little Liars returns to ABC Family this January (chipandco.com)
- Celebrate ABC Family’s 25 days of Christmas online (chipandco.com)