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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]


Disney Cruise vs. Disney World: The Advantages of Each

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Disney offers so many great vacations now that it's hard to decide what type you should go on next! A Disney Cruise and a trip to Walt Disney World are two very different types of vacations. I hope this list of  advantages of each will help you decide what to do on your next Disney trip.Advantages of a Disney Cruise over Disney World:Price – Increases in ticket prices, resort room rates, and food costs steer some people toward an all-inclusive Disney Cruise. Depending on the month you … [Read more...]


Unique things you can only get at Walt Disney World

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It’s not always easy being an adult Walt Disney World lover. When I tell people I am headed to Disney World on my next vacation, I get that weird look, that one that says “really? What a weirdo”…usually it only lasts a second, and they say something like “Oh, that’s nice” when what they really mean is “that’s for kids…I wouldn’t want to go there”. In these situations, I usually try and be a Disney cheerleader, rallying for Team WDW, and I have come up with this list of things that are so unique, … [Read more...]