Important Things to Know about Walt Disney World Reopening 2020

Turnstil at Walt Disney World

Today is a big day, Disney fans! Walt Disney World has announced not only opening dates for its theme parks, but the guidelines that need to be followed to help keep us safe. From what to expect when you’re in the parks to ticketing and lodging (and, of course, masks) here are the most important things to know about Disney World reopening 2020.    When Is Disney World Reopening 2020?   Disney Springs opened this month on May 20th and, so far, so good. Guests are required to maintain a…

Arriving at Disney World Before Check-In Time: Fun Things to Do

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Lobby

There have been plenty of instances where we’ve arrived at Walt Disney World before the official resort time of 3pm and we’ve had a very successful on-property first day. From dining to shopping to making the most of your resort, here are 9 fun suggestions for arriving at Disney World before check-in time. When it comes to Disney World Resorts we’ve checked in everywhere from 7am to 7pm. In general, if I’m on property at 7am, I’m taking my family to the parks for rope drop (my favorite time of…

Disney World Virtual Tour 2020: Walt Disney World Ride POVs for Every Ride in All 4 Parks

Disney World Virtual Tour 2020 Slinky Dog Dash at Disney's Hollywood Studios

If you’re missing Walt Disney World like I tend to do at least once a week, you’re looking to get your much-needed fill of the the parks. For me, I like to look at front row POV (point of view) videos that really let me feel like I’m on the rides. So, I started compiling a link list to create my Disney World virtual tour 2020 fusing Disney ride POVs from my favorite YouTubers and thought I’d share them with you so you have them all in one place. And…

Disney Dining Plan Plus: How the 2020 Addition May Be Ideal for Your Trip

Disney Dining Plan Plus: Buffet Meal at Diamond Horseshow in Magic Kingdom

Have you heard about Disney Dining Plan Plus at Walt Disney World? It’s a new Disney Dining Plan 2020 option and might be exactly what everyone is looking for. A new twist on the Disney Dining Plan, it offers guests a little bit of everything. So, what is Disney Dining Plan Plus, how does it work, and what will it cost? Here’s the scoop on why it might make sense for your next visit.  Truthfully, I go back and forth regarding the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) depending on my budget…

Disney Things to Do When You Can’t Leave the House

I get it, it’s not fun to be stuck indoors, so many of us are looking for ways to pass the time. There’s mandatory social distancing and going above and beyond to sanitize everything. And sadly, Disney Parks in the United States are closing through the end of March 2020. So, if you were dreaming of visiting the parks during this time and had to cancel a reservation or just want a Disney fix to get you through, I’m right there with you. Here are my top Disney things to…

Where to Get Free Parking at Disney World

Magic Kingdom parking entrance

When you’re paying for park tickets, meals, and resort rooms, the prices can definitely add up. Additionally, parking can be expensive as well. But, what if you can actually get fit for free? Yep, there are ways.  Here’s how to get free parking at Disney World including one tip you’ve probably never heard of.  Parking at Disney World: The Basics Free Parking at Disney Springs Free Disney World Theme Park Parking Disney Resort Free Parking Disney World Waterpark/Theme Park/ESPN Parking And the One Tip You May Not Know… 1. Walt…

Disney Lines with Kids: 9 Fun Ways to Entertain Toddlers

Disney lines with kids: 9 fin things to do while waiting in line with toddlers.

Part of visiting a Disney Park is waiting in lines, especially on high crowd days. But, there are ways to keep the kiddos entertained while you’re waiting for your next attraction or ride. Here’s the scoop on Disney lines with kids, especially when you’re waiting in line with toddlers.  Look for Interactive Queues Look at Park Photos on My Disney Experience Take Inexpensive Toys  Make Up a Song Play with Other Children Play simple Games Snack Download Free Drawing Apps Nap! When you’re at a Disney park, there’s so many…

All the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Photopass Locations for 2020

Photopass at Magic Kingdom: Mickey Mouse

Taking photos at Walt Disney World is a must. And, when it comes to Magic Kingdom, getting solo or family photos is a fun way to memorialize your visit. Happily, there are loads of locations to choose from! From locations to characters and magic shots, here are all of the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Photopass locations for 2020. As a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder (AP), taking advantage of fun Photopass photos is a daily routine when I’m visiting the theme parks. For AP holders, it’s complimentary as long…

Chicken Guy! Disney Springs: The Best Quick Service Restaurant?

Chicken Guy! Sandwiches: Bourbon Brown BBQ on left, Big Bite B.L.A.T on right.

Disney Springs at Walt Disney World has a fun, affordable restaurant: Chicken Guy! Not only is it a fresh take on a classic menu, but the food is absolutely delicious. Is Chicken Guy! Disney Springs the best Quick Service Restaurant? Here’s the scoop. Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Chicken Guy! to give you the scoop on why it’s worth a visit. All opinions (and photos) are my own!   If you’ve ever read one of my restaurant reviews (thank you!), you know I’m all about chicken…

What’s New for 2020 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Minnie Mouse Epcot International Festival of the Arts.

When I think Disney, the first thing that comes to mind is exceptional animation. So, it makes absolute perfect sense that 2020 Epcot International Festival of the Arts is getting ready to kick off.  This year, there’s more “new” and more things to see and do than ever before, so let’s dive right in! Disclosure: I attended a media preview of the 2020 Epcot International Festival of the Arts to give you the scoop. A huge thanks to Walt Disney World for the invite! 2020 Epcot International Festival of the…