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...]

Best FastPass+ Options at Epcot

Next up on my FastPass series – Skip it or Book it – I’m covering Epcot, here is the Magic Kingdom in case you missed it. With Future World and the World Showcase, Epcot can easily be a two-day park. But, if you use your FastPass+ choice wisely, you can cover the most ground and see it all without waiting in too many lines. Epcot Book ItSoarin’If 75+ minutes of waiting in line isn’t your idea of a good time, then definitely book a FastPass for Soarin’. This extremely popular (and for … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Fall Disney Vacation to Walt Disney World

Wondering when to take your next Walt Disney World Vacation? I recommend going in the Fall! This is my favorite time of year in Florida, and the Parks have so much to offer from September to November. Extend your summer vacation with a Disney trip! Here are the top 10 reasons you should take a Fall Disney World vacation:10. Nice weather - The autumn temps are still hot enough to go to the water parks such as Typhoon Lagoon, but not so hot that you are uncomfortable. In October we are … [Read more...]

10 Ways to a More Magical Disney Vacation

So you have made the decision to go to Disney! WOOOOHOOOO!  Your whole life is about to be filled amazing amounts of magic and wonder.  But what if I told you there are little teeny things you can do to make your next Disney vacation even MORE magical than ever before?  Well, here are 10 fantastic ways to do just that.#1  Free Vacation Planning!Find a use a FREE Disney vacation planner.  That's right.  Bring in a professional!  These people make it their business to know the ins and out … [Read more...]

5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

With an Avatar expansion in the works, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is going to be undergoing some changes and refurbishments over the next few years. All of Disney World, rides are closing, attractions are being updated, and things are changing. I am holding tight to a few of my favorite attractions that I hope never close at Animal Kingdom.Expedition Everest: Take a journey into the Himalayas and risk a run-in with the Yeti. Expedition Everest is a fun adventure with none of the real danger. … [Read more...]

Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios is going to be experiencing some serious changes over the next few years. With a ton of attractions closing, rumored expansions, and a confirmed name change, the park stands to take on a whole new identity. I do agree that the park could use a little TLC, but there are a few attractions that I hope never close at Hollywood Studios.The Great Movie Ride: The glitz, glam, and romance of the movies, all rolled up into one attraction! The Great Movie Ride takes guests through … [Read more...]

Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Epcot

With all the changes coming to Walt Disney World in the next few years, there are some attractions that I hope do not change.Here are my top 5 attractions that I hope never close at Epcot.Ellen’s Energy Adventure: Many would call this attraction outdated, but I thoroughly enjoy the wit and humor of this show. Going back in time with Ellen Degeneres and Bill Nye the Science Guy – who could refuse an opportunity like that? I agree that this attraction could use a bit of updating, but I … [Read more...]

Disney World bans selfie stick from theme parks

 Hiya! I'm baaack! I have been a busy little bee lately, did you read my about Deluxe Dining from earlier? There is lots and lots of gossip floating around Disney World lately. Today's gossip is about the controversial, loved and hated, infamous selfie stick! I know some people love them and some people can not stand them. Chippy loves them, you know he is the selfie king! I suspect he is shedding a tear over this right now.Anyway, back to the topic at hand. You may remember we told … [Read more...]

7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation

After all the planning that goes into a Disney vacation, after all the days of waiting to arrive, after all the hours of dreaming of your Disney adventure, the actual trip itself can be quite stressful if you don’t have a plan to stay sane. Vacations should be fun, exciting, and relaxing. To ensure you don’t lose your cool on your Disney vacation, here are my 7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation. Have a Plan While it is always fun to see where the day takes you, wander through the parks … [Read more...]

A First-Timers Guide to Walt Disney World: Staying On Property or Off?

When planning a vacation, thinking about where you are going to sleep is near the top of the priority list.  It takes on a whole different meaning, however, when planning a trip to Disney World.The first question you need to answer is On Property or Off Property?  While staying off property can seem like the more economical option at first glance, there are so many benefits to staying a Walt Disney World resort that you need to consider.Early Access to Dining and FastPass+ Reservations: … [Read more...]