Walt Disney World Parks After Dark

There was a period of time, when the kids were small, that we never saw the parks in the dark. A good night’s sleep was critical for our middle son. No one wanted to upset his routine, afraid of the repercussions the next day. No one. Fast forward a few years later and we re-discovered the joys of Disney after Dark. Magic Kingdom There is nothing like entering the Haunted Mansion while it is dark and eerie outside. Or, as you round the corner on Splash Mountain, catching a glimpse of the castle all lit up.  Everything is a new attraction Continue reading Walt Disney World Parks After Dark

The Magical Evenings of Walt Disney World

I am a morning person. But for Disney? I can be a night owl. The magical evenings of Walt Disney World are something everyone should experience. Here are my top reasons why: Except for high holidays (we witnessed a 5 hour wait for Test Track on New Year’s Eve), the parks tend to empty out as it gets closer to closing. This means, shorter waits for the high profile attractions. The evening entertainment should not be missed. Our favorites include Fantasmic at Hollywood Studios and Illuminations at EPCOT. While everyone is exhausted and watching the evening fireworks and parades, high profile attractions Continue reading The Magical Evenings of Walt Disney World