How to Pace Yourself at Central Florida Theme Parks: Must-Do Tips

Cinderella Castle Fountain

#Advertisement I received compensation from Dr. Scholl’s® to write this post. All opinions are entirely my own. #CustomFitRelief #DrScholls Whether my family drove or flew to Central Florida, the second I saw those famous theme park gates I wanted to hit the ground running! After a couple of days, I started to think maybe that wasn’t a good idea. At the end of the vacation, I DEFINITELY knew we should have slowed our pace a bit. It took only a couple of visits to realize that pacing ourselves was the…

Where to Find Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Walt Disney World

where to find Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World

Are you planning a visit and want to know where to find traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World? We’ve got you covered! Here’s the on-property Disney World restaurants serving Thanksgiving Day dinner this year. Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World is popular. Very popular. It’s one of those times that you’ll either love or hate, to be honest. Yes, the parks are decorated with bright, festive trim. Yes, the weather is generally more accommodating. But, there are the crowds. Around Thanksgiving is considered one of the peak times to visit…

Five Free Ways to Enjoy Halloween at Walt Disney World

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2017

There’s been plenty of talk lately about the rising costs of a Walt Disney World Not-So-Scary Halloween Party ticket. If you attend during peak times of the Halloween season, you’re guaranteed to pay well over $100 per family member. But, what if there was a way to celebrate Halloween on the cheap at Disney? From fun in the WDW resorts to special Halloween treats, here’s five free ways to enjoy Halloween at Walt Disney World – and a bonus inexpensive way, too. 1. Free WDW Resort Fun Let’s talk about…

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Hacks and Tricks

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2017 Mickey and Minnie

It’s that time of the year at Walt Disney World! Its theme parks are decorated to the hilt with autumn beauty, and the temperatures and crowds are getting lower. No wonder it’s our fave time of the year to visit! Add in Disney World Halloween party fun and I’m doing the happy dance on Main Street U.S.A. And, while you may have your costume locked down and your tickets bought, you may not know about these party hacks. From when to visit to queueing up for character meet and greet…

Disney Composer Christopher Willis Gives the Scoop on New WDW Ride

Christopher Willis with wife at Disneyland

When it comes to all-things Disney, I’m on board. Give me the scoop on what’s to come in the world of WDW theme parks, I’m downright giddy. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Christopher Willis, award-winning Disney composer. Not only did we chat about Duck the Halls: A Mickey Mouse Special, but I got a little bit of back story for the newly-announced attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Mickey’s Runaway Railway. Here’s what Chris had to say. Blind Casting Calls? Yes! Disney puts out casting calls and does…

Rides Everyone Can Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

AT-AT Disney's Hollywood Studios

Looking for rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios that everyone in your travel party can enjoy? Here’s a list of our favorites that everyone can ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – and what’s coming to help you plan your next Disney vacation! When it comes to rides at DHS, there’s only one choice – for now. Disney has announced Toy Story Land (opening summer 2018) which should up the ride game, but until then, there’s only a couple, literally. So, I’m adding in attractions that don’t necessarily move. I know, all…

The 5 Best Pools at Walt Disney World

Coronado Springs Resort pool

I wouldn’t slight anyone a bit if he headed to Walt Disney World without dipping his feet in a pool. We’ve done it several times. But, sometimes the Disney World pools are so inviting that you have to throw on your swimsuit and jump in! Here’s our winners for the five best pools at Walt Disney World and why you need to check them out! We love all of the main pools at Disney World resorts, don’t get my family wrong. Each offers hourly activities as well as theming that…

5 Rides Everyone Can Ride at Epcot

Spaceship Earth at epcot

Sure, there’s plenty of thrill rides at Walt Disney World, but when you’re traveling with family or on a multigen vacation, there’s rides that not everyone can (or wants to) ride. So, which Walt Disney World rides CAN you hit with everyone in your vacation party? Here’s five attractions and rides anyone can ride at Epcot. When you’re traveling with your family to Walt Disney World, there’s bound to be times where not everyone can ride at the same time – and that can be a bummer. But, there are…

14 Magic Kingdom Rides for Everyone

Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride Magic Kingdom

Sure, there’s plenty of thrill rides at Walt Disney World, but when you’re traveling with family or on a multigen vacation, there’s rides that not everyone can (or wants to) ride. So, which Walt Disney World rides CAN you hit with everyone in your vacation party? Here’s our favorite Magic Kingdom rides for everyone. Not only is Magic Kingdom my top pick for the best park for multigenerational vacations, Magic Kingdom offers the most rides for all ages. It’s also the original park at Walt Disney World AND the one…

Christmas at Disney World: First Timer’s Guide

Disney World and Magic Kingdom at Christmastime

First time celebrating Christmas at Disney World in late November/December? You’ve got to be feeling all of the feels right now! While you’ve got so much fun to plan and coordinate, it can be overwhelming, no doubt. Here’s a quick and easy first timer’s guide to Walt Disney World at Christmas to help you make the most of your vacation! Sand and Snow uses affiliate links to give to great deals and savings for products we endorse and support. Yes, we also may receive a small commission, too.  I’m almost…