The Ultimate Walt Disney World Experience Check-List

To truly experience Walt Disney World there are some “must-dos” that you simply must do! Here is your comprehensive list to make sure you are getting the ultimate Disney Experience! Continue reading The Ultimate Walt Disney World Experience Check-List

The Only Walt Disney World Planning Timetable You’ll Ever Need!

Planning a Walt Disney World Vacation can be overwhelming but not if you have the perfect timetable to put you on the right track! More Than 7 Months Out Buy a good Disney planning book. Birnbaum’s is great for first timers – it is concise and not overwhelming. For a seasoned Disney go-er, I like PassPorter’s Walt Disney World. Research best time for your family to go. Determine the number of days for your trip. Research and decide on a resort. Study different packages available and decide which one  is best for your family Download the My Disney Experience App Continue reading The Only Walt Disney World Planning Timetable You’ll Ever Need!

The Best Way To Start Your Vacation: Downtown Disney

Disney Springs/Downtown Disney

You have arrived. Finally arrived. But it’s 3pm and you don’t want to hit the parks mid-day. So what do you do on your first day at Walt Disney World? Downtown Disney, of course. What better way to immerse yourself in the magic than Disney shops, stores and attractions that don’t require a park ticket? Downtown Disney, soon to be renamed Disney Springs, is an expansion and improvement over the already popular Disney destination.  The projected completion date is 2016. With the addition of a multi-level parking garage, Disney Springs will include a rumored 180 shops and restaurants found in four distinct Continue reading The Best Way To Start Your Vacation: Downtown Disney

Plan A Little Downtime During Your Walt Disney World Vacation And Make Everyone Happy

When I’m at Walt Disney World my type-A personality goes into overdrive. I want to get up early, stay out late and soak in as much of the magic as is humanly possible. And it drives my husband crazy. Waking up at 6am and crashing at 12am (or later) is NOT his idea of a vacation. And I’m assuming, that for most of you out there, that’s not your idea of fun either. Our compromise has been to schedule downtime throughout the trip that allows us to recharge and keep everyone at optimal operational levels. Now, this could be as Continue reading Plan A Little Downtime During Your Walt Disney World Vacation And Make Everyone Happy

The Perfect Age To Take Your Children To Walt Disney World

You want to know the perfect age to take your children to Walt Disney World because you don’t want to miss that perfect window of opportunity or waste money on a vacation they may not remember. People ask me all the time, “What is the perfect age to take our kids to Walt Disney World?” And I say, “Six.” Six is perfect. She still loves princesses and not afraid to meet one. He can join in the swashbuckling fun of playing pirate with Captain Jack Sparrow. They can ride Toy Story Mania and Haunted Mansion for the perfect kid-sized scare. Continue reading The Perfect Age To Take Your Children To Walt Disney World