Walt Disney World

Coming to Disney Parks-Part 2!

In our last article, I shared a lot of new things coming to some of your favorite Disney parks all over the world.  We're adding to that in this article with news about the Disney Cruise Line and Walt Disney World. Disney Cruise Line The first of three new ships will be completed in 2021! This ship will be named the Wish, and the stern character on this ship will be Rapunzel.  The Wish will set sail in January 2022. There is also a new Disney port coming to the Bahamas! This new port will be called Eleuthera and will [...]

By | 2019-10-22T21:21:07+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Walt Disney World|

News from the D23 Expo

If you’re not familiar with the D23 Expo, then you’re in the right place!  First of all, D23 is the ultimate Disney fan club.  The name D23 refers to D for Disney and the year 1923, when Walt Disney arrived in California and founded the company.  They hold the D23 Expo every two years in Anaheim, California.  The expo is held in the Anaheim Convention Center, within walking distance of Disneyland. The 2019 event was from August 23-25.  You can purchase tickets for one day, or all three days.  I was fortunate to be able to attend all three days.  [...]

By | 2019-10-22T20:36:06+00:00 August 31st, 2019|D23 Expo, Disneyland, Walt Disney World|

Beat the Heat with the Water Parks at Walt Disney World

We all know that Florida can get HOT in the summer months, and there’s no better way to cool off than at one of Disney’s water parks.  Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are water parks that are not to be missed!  There is so much to see and do at these water parks that I recommend planning a free day to visit (or two to visit each one!). At Blizzard Beach there are three main areas with attractions to enjoy.  They have the green, purple and red slopes.  Each area has their own unique attractions for the family.  I love [...]

By | 2019-10-22T20:18:33+00:00 July 20th, 2019|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Walt Disney World, Water Parks|

Survive the Summer Heat in Walt Disney World

You’ve decided to take the family to Walt Disney World—great!  Now you have to decide when to go.  If you don’t want to take the kids out of school, then you’re basically going to decide between holidays and the summer.  Summer seems to be the best time for your family, but you’re a little worried.  If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World in the summer months, or Florida in general, you know it can be hot!  But you can plan an amazing vacation without completely melting by following a few tips. Take things at a slower pace. If you are [...]

By | 2019-10-22T20:15:29+00:00 June 29th, 2019|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Uncategorized, Walt Disney World|

Toy Story Land is Now Open!

Disney has done it again! If you haven't heard yet, Toy Story Land opened in Disney's Hollywood Studios on June 30. This amazing new land will transport you into Andy's backyard, and make you feel as if you are one of the toys hanging out with Woody and Buzz Lightyear. There are two new attractions in Toy Story Land, in addition to Toy Story Mania which has always been a fan favorite. The new attractions are: Slinky Dog Dash is a family friendly coaster that takes you on a ride as Slinky Dog's coils twist and turn. You must be [...]

Tips for a Rainy Day in Walt Disney World

The weather doesn't always cooperate on your vacations. Since Walt Disney World is in Florida, you will get some rain showers there, especially in the summer months. It's usually a quick shower, so it's not enough to ruin your day. But there are two ways to handle a rainy day in Disney.  You can either head back to your resort, or brave the raindrops and still have fun! I always say that a rainy day in Walt Disney World is better than a sunny day almost anywhere else! You can either let a little rain (or sometimes a lot!) ruin your entire day, [...]

By | 2019-10-22T16:32:00+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Walt Disney World|

Family Vacations-Why Disney?

I’ve always felt that family vacations are a very important part of raising a family.  Taking a family vacation allows everyone, parents and children, to relax and forget about the stresses and distractions of normal life.  Our favorite family vacation is a Disney vacation.  Whether we go to Disney World, Disneyland or on a Disney cruise, the magic really allows us to connect as a family like no other place. When our family travels to Disney World, the magic takes over the instant we begin to walk down Main Street.  There’s just something about seeing that castle that takes us [...]

Top 10 Attractions that You Absolutely Need a FastPass for

Always get a FastPass for Toy Story Mania If you're not familiar with the FastPass system at Walt Disney World, that is the best way to avoid waiting in long lines for the most popular attractions. Not every attraction offers FastPass, but it's really important to plan your FastPass selections well. In your My Disney Experience account you can choose up to 3 options for each day you are in the park. In our last newsletter, we talked about not wasting a FastPass on rides that you don't need one. But it is probably more important to make [...]

By | 2018-04-02T11:31:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Walt Disney World|

Don’t Waste a FastPass on these Walt Disney World Attractions

One of the best ways to avoid standing in long lines at Walt Disney World is to use the FastPass system. If you haven't been to Walt Disney World in a while, things have changed! Instead of running all over the parks to get your next FastPass, you can now preselect 3 attractions per day of your stay. I love this system, because it means that you don't have to get to the park super early to get into Toy Story Mania or Space Mountain like you used to. For guests staying at a Disney resort, you can begin selecting [...]

By | 2018-03-26T12:00:51+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Walt Disney World|

Top Tips to Avoid the Crowds at Walt Disney World

I often have clients ask me when the least crowded time to visit Walt Disney World. The short answer is that there is never a time when the parks are empty! With Disney World gaining more and more popularity each year, there will always be crowds to deal with on your next vacation. But with some planning and preparation, you can still do everything you want on your next visit to the most magical place on Earth! Try some of these tips to beat the crowds on your next visit, to make your Disney vacation even more magical. Avoid the [...]

By | 2019-10-22T16:25:47+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Walt Disney World|