Top 10 Disney World Rides you must do at night!

Let's face it: all of the rides in Disney World are awesome. However, some rides are just better experienced at night. Below, I have made a list of ten rides that I think provide a better experience in the evenings. Do you agree with my suggestions?Splash Mountain - One of the classic rides in the Magic Kingdom, Splash Mountain is considered the best ride to experience at night. Why? That pivotal moment before your car plunges 50ft below, the view of Cinderella Castle is exquisite. Not to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Rides at Walt Disney World

We're the type people that like to ride as many rides as we can when we're in the Walt Disney World theme parks. We've rode every ride in the parks, so we have our favorites by now and know which ones we'll never ride again as well. Below is my Top 10 list of rides at Walt Disney World and they're not all thrill rides - I'm sure a couple will come as a surprise.Soarin' - Most people love this ride, but I can see how those with severe motion sickness may not find it appealing (I get motion … [Read more...]

Top 10 Favorite Disney Ride Vehicles at Walt Disney World

Disney rides and attractions are meant to transport you into your favorite Disney film, to a different place in time, or to the African Savanna or even under the sea! But how do they take you from the long, snaking lines and actually into these stories and experiences? By their ride vehicles of course! But not all ride vehicles are created equal, and some play a huge part in the story the Imagineers are trying to tell, or even become icons of the rides themselves! Ride Vehicles range from … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Things About Disney in the ’90s

So believe it or not, the 90s are trending right now. People everywhere are looking back and reminiscing about the grunge decade; and that got me thinking. You see, my 90s childhood and Disney are inseparable from one another; and while Disney is still great today, I think the 90s were definitely a peak in the company's career and a great time to be a Disney fan. How? Read on to find out what I think are the top 10 best things about Disney in the '90s!1o. The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Rides at Disney World for Teens

Walt Disney World. Just the name of this magical place evokes images of little girls in princess dresses, young pirates with their swords, and little faces lighting up with joy from a hug from the main man himself-Mickey Mouse. Sometimes people might think that there isn't as much for teenagers to enjoy at Disney. After all, a ride on Small World may not be quite as exciting to a teenager as it is to a younger child. (Unless your teenager is like me at that age-I loved it then and I still love … [Read more...]

The Disney Essentials Survival Kit

Walt Disney World vacations are amazing - there is so much to do and see and experience, and there is definitely a lot of buildup when planning - you check out all the restaurants and menus and rides and attraction information, so once it's time, you are READY to go, and NOTHING can stop you!...Well, ok, not nothing, we are only human after all, and sometimes - things happen, and it's best to be as prepared as possible for anything and everything that could come your way while on your WDW … [Read more...]

Tips For Wet Rides: Stay Dry and Avoid the SOAK!

There's nothing like a fall down Splash Mountain to cool you off on a hot day in the parks.  And while those hot days far outweigh the cooler days, it's good to know how to wrangle water rides on those days where getting soaked isn't exactly in the books.What about those days where you are awaiting dining reservations, carrying pricey camera equipment, or braving the chilly parks.  I've been there friends and I can tell you with experience that skipping the ride isn't fun.  But, what can be … [Read more...]

Disneyland Refurbishment update for March 2013

Please be advised that refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Disneyland ParkNow – Feb. 14, 2013: Splash Mountain will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Mad Tea Party will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Fantasmic! will not be presented. Now – Feb. 14, 18-21, 25-28, 2013: Big Thunder Trail will be closed for refurbishment. Big Thunder Ranch Complex will be closed as well. Now – … [Read more...]

Tower of Terror 10-Miler Registration is Now Open

Runners take your mark! The "Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend" is ready to sign you up! If you want to join other runners and Disney fans for a weekend of running and fun, then this event may be for you. Take a look at runDisney's website for more information and for registration. There are a few categories and different events for you to find out more about. Here are the deadlines and fees for them. Let me know if you are running this year! Maybe you will see me there...cheering you on that … [Read more...]

Traveling with a toddler to Disney…lets get real!

Envision this:  A "magical" trip to Disney with your toddler.  Nothing but smiles and tears of joy.  The outbursts are non-existent, your child's patience are at an all time high, and waiting doesn't evoke a concern in the world.  These are the trips that I envisioned, strives for, and dreamed of.  Now don't get me wrong; our trips have been incredibly magical and filled with amazing memories that are sure to last more than a lifetime.  However reality reared it's ugly head early on in our … [Read more...]