Magic Kingdom Photo Scavenger Hunt: Printable with 100+ Items

Cinderella Castle Magic Kingdom

I love taking photos in Magic Kingdom. Truth be told, sometimes we’ll take the DSLR and spend an entire day snapping photos to add to our collection. So it occurred to me that it would be fun to create a printable Magic Kingdom photo scavenger hunt checklist for our upcoming visits. Even better? I created one that anyone can use. The categories are based on characters, iconic spots, and locations in the park. And for those of you that want a challenge, there’s two categories that will be right up…

How to See Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World Before it Opens

Pandora - The World of Avatar

With the announcement of Pandora: World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom comes so many questions. The official opening date is May 27, 2017, but there is a way for you to score a sneak preview. Here’s what we know so far and what Pandora Fastpasses will be available. What We Know about Pandora Fastpass+ Selections There’s so many guesses as to exactly what the park area will look like, but Disney Imagineering has given us teeny tastes of what’s to come including concept art and recent aerial photos. Here’s…

Only One Day at Walt Disney World? Which Park You Should Choose

One day at Walt Disney World

If you’ve been doing your research, you’ve probably read that it’s impossible to visit Walt Disney World in a day and see everything. Heck, it’s pretty much impossible to see everything in only one of its parks. Having written that, there are times when you only have a single day to spend at Walt Disney World. I totally get it. The tougher problem is picking a theme park to spend your day in. Need help narrowing it down? Here’s the story on each park, what there is to do and…

5 NEW Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World in 2017

Pandora

So much has been happening at Walt Disney World lately that it’s easy to look at the present and not think of the future in regards to the parks, but from what I can tell, the end of 2016 through 2017 is looking like another fabulous year filled with new sights and sounds- and attractions! From new lands to draw crowds to replacement shows, here’s what you can expect to see new at Walt Disney World in 2017! Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam! is replacing The Osborne Family…

The Best Walt Disney World Quick Service Restaurants from the Experts!

Mickey pretzel

If there’s one thing Mr. Locke and I agree to disagree on is Walt Disney World dining so I wrangled in my favorite theme park experts to weigh in on their top picks in the parks to see which of us is right. I asked them for their favorite and best Walt Disney World quick service restaurants and, based on theming, ambiance, meals, and service, each gave me his or her top three picks. The consensus? Even though you’ll see quite a few counter service restaurants that kept getting picked over and…

Walt Disney World Rides that Are Even More Magical at Night

Expedition Everest at night

Truth be told for my family, any time of day that we can hop on a Walt Disney World ride or attraction is magical, but there’s just something even more beautiful about riding them at night. The vibe is different, the air is cooler, and the all over ambiance has an extra sprinkling of pixie dust that we adore. With the changing of the seasons it’s getting darker earlier- and that’s the perfect time to hit our nine favorite attractions! Here’s our list of top Walt Disney World rides that are…

10 Terrific Ways to Celebrate Fall at Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom autumn

Yep, we’ve noticed the autumn decorations flanking the shelves of our local department stores recently and that can only mean one thing: Walt Disney World is getting ready to celebrate fall! And while we we never need an excuse to visit, there are definitely a ton of reasons to make a trip this fall. Just in case you need an excuse, we’re going overboard and not asking why would you want to visit but why wouldn’t you? Here’s 10 terrific reasons to celebrate fall at Walt Disney World: Summer Attraction &…

Best Walt Disney World Character Meals

'Ohana Breakfast

With so many really great restaurants at Walt Disney World it’s hard to decide which ones to visit when you’re planning your vacation. Heck, we’ve visited WDW in the double digits and we still find incredible restaurants that we haven’t tried on each trip! When it comes to character meals, there are more than a few that have fun meal options for all ages, gorgeous locations, and amazing character interaction, and these are the ones that have become staple dining experiences in our book. Here’s the best character meals at Walt Disney…

Awaken Summer at Walt Disney World: 10 New Reasons You’ll Want to Visit in 2016

Tree of Life Awakens Disney Parks Media

Walt Disney World is going full force on its theme park updates and will be rolling out new attractions and updates this summer. While the focus is mainly on Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Walt Disney World, Awaken Summer will provide families with new reasons to visit both parks – and I couldn’t be happier. The parks will gain new life and even more reasons to take the fam to Central Florida beginning May 2016. Looking for reasons why you’ll need to visit Walt Disney World this summer? Here’s 10 great ones!…

Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Night: Alive with New Attractions Beginning May 27, 2016

Harambe Night

There are some Walt Disney World repeat visitors that consider Disney’s Animal Kingdom a half-day park. They head to AK at rope drop, jump on Expedition Everest and Kali Rivers Rapids a few times, ride Dinosaur and Primeval Whirl, have a bite to eat, and then park hop to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, or Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Until now. Disney has announced that beginning May 27, 2016, Animal Kingdom will come alive with shows, attractions, and nighttime experiences on your favorite rides. Nighttime Magic is what they’re calling it, and I was…