The BEST Hack for Disney World’s Quick Service Restaurants I’ve Learned Yet!

Bao Buns at Sat'uli Canteen in Disney's Animal Kingdom

When it comes to dining at Walt Disney World, there’s pros and cons to both table service and counter service. Sure, Table Service gets you a guaranteed dining slot, but it does come at a pretty hefty price. And while Quick Service dining is just that, when there’s high crowd levels or peak dining times, you may be waiting for longer than you’d like. On a recent trip to WDW this month, I discovered the BEST tip for counter service dining – and it’s as simple as using your smartphone.…

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…

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…

Disney Travel Hacks: 7 Easy Ways to Save Money and Avoid Crowds

Wishes Magic Kingdom

Two of the most frequent questions about Walt Disney World that I get asked are, “How can we save money on our trip?” and “How can I avoid high crowds when visiting WDW?” Not knowing the answer to either of these questions could be the make or break between staying on budget and keeping your sanity or staying home and wishing you were there. I’m all about saving money at WDW (more money in my pocket= more trips!) and avoiding crowds while my family is there, so I’ve compiled my…

Date Night at Disney: Wolfgang Puck Cafe

Wolfgang Puck Cafe dining table

There are times in our Disney travel that we want to take a breather from theme parks, but still want to feel like we’re in that Disney bubble, and it’s fun to sit back, relax, and enjoy a great meal without the harried pace that dining inside of the theme parks can provide. Wolfgang Puck Cafe Orlando in Disney Springs is one of those spots: perfect for a date night any night of the week. Delicious, signature recipes and beautiful views were exactly what we needed on our last visit to…

Disney’s Animal Kingdom: What’s New for 2016

For this family, we’ve always considered Disney’s Animal Kingdom a half-day park. Translation: we could get all of the rides, shows, and restaurants that we wanted to check out done through lunch time and then hop on over to another park for the rest of the day. The park has always closed early compared to the other three Disney World theme parks so it just made sense to us. Until now… Disney has released new details regarding 2016 updates for Animal Kingdom and I couldn’t be more pleased! Here’s two…