Why Walt Disney World is Better Than Disneyland

When it comes time to decide where my next Disney Vacation is going to be, I often think about doing Disneyland, or maybe a Disney Cruise. But, in the end, Walt Disney World in Florida always wins! It will forever be my "home" Park. I often see the Disney Addicts arguing over which Park is better. Disneyland lovers will say "their Park" is better because it was first, or because it is smaller. But we all know when it comes to Disney, bigger is always better!  I am here to set the record … [Read more...]

Top 5 Places to Have Lunch at the Monorail Resorts

Following up on the Top 5 places for breakfast along the monorail, let's move on to lunch! When the high noon heat is at its worst, it is a great idea to hop on the monorail and try one of these great places for a delicious lunch. A quick ride to one of the 3 monorail resorts will offer you plenty of options for all appetites! These restaurants are easy to get to from the Magic Kingdom and will leave you with plenty of time to hop right back on the monorail and get back to the park in time for … [Read more...]

Big Family? No problem! Disney Resorts Can Accommodate Families of 5 or More

As a Mom of 3, I know all about vacationing at the Walt Disney World Resort with a family of 5. There are resorts in every price level that have space for 5+ from Art of Animation to the Animal Kingdom Villas. Some large families prefer 2 adjoining standard rooms instead, but the price can be very comparable, or even less, to stay all together.Staying in January or February can also help cut the cost of a family vacation by a lot! Ask me for a free price quote for your large family or group … [Read more...]

New Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Released for July

Disney has released  a new updated refurbishment schedule for resorts and parks at Walt Disney World. Check here to see if your favorite rides will be closed for your next visit!PARKS:Magic Kingdom ParkMonorail: The Walt Disney World Monorail is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. Now through December 2015Pirates of the Caribbean:                                                                                   June 8-September 25, … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World

A magical vacation to Walt Disney World can be more affordable than you think. There are ways to save some money during the planning process and even while you are in the most magical place on Earth. One of the most important aspects of planning your trip is flexibility.Prices at the Walt Disney World Resort vary throughout the year, and if you are flexible with your travel dates and even resort choices, you can save a significant amount of money. For example: a standard room at the All Star … [Read more...]

New Features For The 20th Anniversary of The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival

The EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival was a soaring success, but now it is time to look forward to my favorite time of year at Walt Disney World : FALL! This fall will mark the 20th anniversary of the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival, full of exciting new additions! This year the festival will last a remarkable 53 days, from September 25- November 16 so there is plenty of time to schedule a visit.The Travel Channel has celebrated the event as one of America's top food … [Read more...]

The Best Places to Find Great Coffee In Walt Disney World

I need my coffee. Seriously, I need it as much as  you do too, and being on vacation is no exception. Actually, I need MORE coffee while in Walt Disney World to keep myself going from rope drop at Magic Kingdom to the finale of Fantasmic at Hollywood Studios. There are limitless options for finding coffee throughout the World but let me share some of the top spots to get you caffeine fix!Kona Island: A stop in the lobby of Polynesian Village Resort is a must! Even if you are not staying at … [Read more...]

Split Stays at Walt Disney World

There are so many Disney World Resorts to choose from, it's hard to decide on the perfect one... but you don't have to just pick one for your vacation! My family always does a "split stay" between two different resorts to experience more, and to change it up a bit. We can go from the African Savanna (Animal Kingdom Lodge) to a Hawaiian Paradise (Polynesian Village Resort) in just a week! We do 4-5 days at one, then move to another.Why book a split stay? If  there are no rooms open at … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney World Non-Ride Experiences

Although the rides are so fun and unique at Walt Disney World, there are many other magical things to do! Think outside the lines.... the ride lines that is!  Everyone needs a change of pace from waiting in line, and at Disney there is excitement all around you!Here are 10 non-ride experiences that I enjoy at Disney World:10. Meeting Characters-  an essential part of a Disney trip is getting a photo and autograph from your favorite characters and Princesses.  Collect autographs on … [Read more...]

6 Steps for Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation

Ok, you have decided that you really want to go to Walt Disney World! Now how do you make that happen? Planning a trip to the most magical place on earth can be very overwhelming. Even those who have been there many times before may struggle with all of the decisions and options available. Don't worry, I am here to help! I am going to break down your planning into 6 easy steps!Of course my first recommendation is to contact a travel agent with World of Magic Travel who will be able to guide … [Read more...]