Top 5 Musical Hot Spots at Walt Disney World

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If you've visited Walt Disney World in the past and never venture away from the parks themselves (besides your own resort of course), then you may be thinking to yourself - “Wait, Disney World has musical ‘hot spots’?” I too would have given you a funny look if you told me they did several years ago, but I’ve happily discovered that Disney World does offer some live musical entertainment outside of the parks that can be enjoyed by all. So, here are my Top 5 Musical Hot Spots at Walt Disney … [Read more...]


Port Orleans: Riverside Vs. French Quarter – Which Is Right For Me?

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Walt Disney World has tons of amazing Resorts to choose from – there’s the family (and wallet) friendly Value Resorts, the amenity rich and opulent Deluxe Resorts – and then there’s my personal favorite, the Moderate Resorts – which combine great theming and amenities for the best of both worlds!Of the Moderate Resorts, I love Port Orleans the most – the New Orleans theme is amazing, and it has a great atmosphere – and best of all – there are TWO resorts to pick from! Port Orleans Riverside … [Read more...]


Top 10 Free Things to do Outside the Disney World Theme Parks

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The sad reality is that a trip to Disney World can be expensive. BUT there are also many things that you can do outside the Disney World Theme Parks that won’t cost a penny and oftentimes these things are our favorite part of the trip. It’s a great way to take a break from the parks and relax.So check out my Top 10 list of free things to do outside the Disney World Theme Parks.BoardWalk – Disney’s BoardWalk area is alive with entertainment starting at 7PM each evening and it is free for … [Read more...]


Rapid Fill Mug Update at Walt Disney World

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Many of you may recognize the new Rapid Fill mugs from Walt Disney World.F.Y.I. The new colors are, Green, Purple, and Orange. So we finally get new colors but the same design, I guess you can't get everything you want.I was at Port Orleans French Quarter recently and I got a chance to use the new system and I also asked some Cast Members about the new system and I tried to get as much as info as possible for my fellow Disney Addicts.I got a paper cup with an RFID chip in it. With … [Read more...]


Getting Around Disney – An Overview of Disney World Transportation

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When planning your Walt Disney World vacation, one question that might come up is, "How will we get around Disney World?" I know it can be a challenge sometimes, but Disney World Transportation has the answers for you!If you're staying at a WDW Resort (which I highly recommend, as it has comes with many perks!), then you have a free ride from Orlando Airport to your Resort via Disney's Magical Express, a bus and luggage service that brings your and your bags from the airport to your resort … [Read more...]


Take a day off – Try a Bike Rental at Disney World

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 There is so much to do outside the theme park turnstiles at Walt Disney World.  In this series I am going to highlight some of these awesome activities! If you have not already, feel free to check out my other articles in this series showcasing  archery and boat rentals.Today I am going to talk to you about renting bikes. Biking at Disney World is a fun and affordable way to see the sights and relax a little bit. Admittedly, I am not a huge fan of biking, but I do enjoy it at … [Read more...]


Top 5 Boat Rides at Walt Disney World Resort

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I'm checking in with Part 2 of my current Top 5 series: Top 5 Boat Rides at Walt Disney World Resort. It seems four out of five of my favorites are found at Magic Kingdom Park. I must admit it was hard to narrow the list down to just five rides. I mean, in addition to the 10+ boat-oriented park attractions, you've also got ferries (or is that fairies?), fireworks cruises, and water craft rentals. In the end, though, it came down to which ones my family rides over and over and over and … [Read more...]


Disney World Quick Tips – Ten FREE Things To Do At Disney World

Yes, there are quite a few things you can do while you are at Walt Disney World for free. Free is not generally a word associated with anything Disney but if you look, these  things are there at no cost!! Here is a quick outline of ten things that run the gamut from FUN to USEFUL.Boat Ride From Downtown Disney To Port Orleans - If you look at the above picture you can see just how beautiful and serene this ride is It takes 20-25 minutes each way and the entire route looks much like … [Read more...]


Disney World Quick Tips – Resort Hotel Fan Websites

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It's a pretty safe bet that everyone here is a Disney fan. When you are searching for a resort you probably want to get objective or at least the non company opinions of each resort as well as the Disney line. It's always a good idea to read the official Disney resort sites and you should but like medical treatment, a second opinion is generally helpful. The official Disney resort site is here but below Here are some links to several  Fansites for many resorts that offer a more candid … [Read more...]


Disney World Quick Tips – Ten FREE Things To Do At Walt Disney World

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Yes, there are quite a few things you can do while you are at Walt Disney World for free. Free is not generally a word associated with anything Disney but if you look, these  things are there at no cost!! Here is a quick outline of ten things that run the gamut from FUN to USEFUL.Boat Ride From Downtown Disney To Port Orleans - If you look at the above picture you can see just how beautiful and serene this ride is It takes 20-25 minutes each way and the entire route looks much like … [Read more...]