5 Things You Won’t Want to Miss in EPCOT

All newbies, first timers and seasoned Disney goers ask me what my favorite things to do at each park are. This is one of my favorite questions to answer not only to compare notes with other seasoned guests but to get the new ones in on the trade secrets. As with any list, this is my humble opinion only. I’m going to take you through the 4 parks of Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando in this series and name what I feel are good, well-rounded, excellent-for-everyone activities. No matter the age … [Read more...]

Top 5 Adult Date Night Spots At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is a great family vacation spot, and believe it or not, they also have a lot of great stuff for adults to do too – and an “Adult Date Night” at Disney is a really fun way to reconnect with your significant other. So book a babysitter and head out to one of these Top 5 Adult Date Night Spots At WDW:Disney’s Boardwalk Resort: Not only is this a beautiful place to stay, but it’s a great place to play too! Start with an amazing dinner at Flying Fish Café where you can watch the … [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...]

Top 10 Drinks “Around the World” at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

My bags are almost packed in anticipation of my favorite Walt Disney World event, the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2015. In addition to the regular countries around the World Showcase, the Fest brings in so many new booths such as Brazil and Ireland. There isn't enough time (or money on my gift card) to enjoy them all, so I  reviewed the menus, made a plan, and will go after these special drinks.Be sure to pick up your free festival "passport" to get stamps at the countries … [Read more...]

Top 5 Disney Buffets For Adult Diners

The Dining Choices at Disney World are abundant – so abundant that choosing which ones you’ll dine at can be really difficult. But if you’re traveling as a couple/all adult party to WDW, then you’re in luck – because while WDW may seem to be a family’s paradise (which it is), it is actually geared towards those of all ages, and they really do have something for everyone. If you love buffets, but aren’t sure about dining with characters or tons of families with (sometimes loud and rambunctious) … [Read more...]

Top 10: Food & Wine Festival Insider Tips

I can't stop talking about Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival! It is seriously the best time of year to go! This year, my family and I are going in late September to enjoy the Festival,  Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, and to top it off we got Free Dining!! (You can do this too,  ask me how Summer@worldofmagictravel.com)For most Walt Disney World guests, the Epcot Food & Wine Festival is the booths. They are the little kiosks added throughout World Showcase with snack … [Read more...]

Epcot is Getting a New Tour: World Showcase Destinations Discovered

Disney's tours are very popular because they give you a behind the scenes look. According to wdwmagic.com, there is a new tour joining the ranks. Epcot is getting a new tour called World Showcase Destinations Discovered.It will cost $109 plus tax per person. It will be a 5 hour walking tour. You will walk go through the creation of the World Showcase pavilions. This tour will also give you backstage access as well.I know that is a bit expensive, but you will get an inclusive lunch at … [Read more...]

Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World

Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]

Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Epcot

I recently wrote about my favorite places to take a mid-day break at the Magic Kingdom. Moving through Disney World, here are my favorite spots at Epcot to slip away, enjoy some cool air, and not feel as if I am wasting precious time in the park.The American Adventure: Located in Epcot’s World Showcase, this 29 minute show takes guests through a patriotic look at America’s past. Hosted by Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, guests will see historical scenes depicting the Pilgrims’ arrival at … [Read more...]

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone With These 5 Unique Disney Restaurants

Theme Parks in general are known for their not too exciting cuisine – burgers, chicken tenders, deep-fried everything…needless to say, it’s not always easy to find something different or new to try at most amusement parks. BUT - the good news is that Disney has definitely broken that “boring theme park food” mold by offering so many different menus and dining locations that it’s hard to know where to begin figuring out where to eat! The food is one of the things they are most known for, so if … [Read more...]