Disney World Park Hopping in 2021: What You Need to Know

park hopping returning in 2021

Such sweet, sweet news: Walt Disney World park hopping in 2021 is returning! And, while those of us that have already been in the parks this year are happy they’re opened, there was something big missing with the ability to visit another theme park each day. Here’s what you need to know about park hopping at Disney World and how it will work.  Park Hopping 2021 In a Nutshell Beginning January 1, 2021, park hopping will return to Walt Disney World. Sure, it’s exciting for those of us that like…

Disney World Character Cavalcades: Where and How to Find Them

Disney World reopening 15 thigs you need to know character cavalcades Magic Kingdom

With physical distancing in full force at Walt Disney World, character interactions have been put on hold for this year. But, you can still see your favorite characters in the parks with mini parades, aka, Character Cavalcades. Here’s the scoop on where to find them, which characters you’ll see, and hints for making sure you see them.  Last week, I hit the Disney World reopening and it really was a special time in the parks. Yes, there’s a new normal including the mask wearing policy, but if it let’s me…

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…

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…

How to Use Disney World Transportation Like a Boss: Tips and Tricks for Navigating

How to use Disney World transportation: Disney's Skyliner

Walt Disney World recently added a brand new form of transportation into the mix changing game when you visit. But, which do you pick and when? And what about when crowds are high? Here’s exactly what you need to know for your next visit. From Disney World transportation between parks to which goes where, here’s how to use Disney World transportation like a boss.    In a nutshell, as soon as you’re on Walt Disney World (WDW) property, you’re free to use any and all of its transportation methods to…

Top 11 Fun Restaurants at Disney World

Best fun restaurants at Disney World: 1900 Park Fare Tremaine Sisters

Let’s be honest. When adults visit Walt Disney World restaurants, most times it’s for the delicious food. But, let’s think about the kids – they want to visit for the fun! So, just what are the coolest restaurants for kiddos? From awesome themes to one-on-one character interaction, here are the top fun restaurants at Disney World!   Honestly, narrowing down the really fun Walt Disney World (WDW) restaurants was pretty easy. When I took each into consideration, I looked for theming, ambiance, and entertainment. Sure, food was a factor, but…

What’s Included in a Walt Disney World Park Ticket?

Ready to head to Walt Disney World but not exactly sure what’s included in the price of a ticket? From admission to transportation (and shows in between!), here’s what’s included in a Walt Disney World park ticket! I remember planning my first Walt Disney World vacation. And, while locking down accommodations and dining was one thing, figuring out which type of park ticket to choose was one of the hardest decisions. I mean, will we want to go from park to park in the same day? Will one park per…

Is a Walt Disney World Character Couture Makeover Worth it?

Disney Character Makeover at Walt Disney World: Cinderella sat Ivy Trellis salon in Grand Floridian Resort

When it comes to visiting Walt Disney World (WDW), I’m the first in my family to pack my suitcase with red and white polka dot shirts and glittery accents. I’m also that girl that peeks into Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and wished she could get a Disney-style makeover. Until now. A recent visit to a Disney World Character Couture makeover showed me you can have the best of both worlds – the ability to channel your inner Disney Princess and still look adult-ish. So, what exactly is a Character Couture makeover,…

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 are five free ways to enjoy Halloween at Walt Disney World – and a bonus inexpensive way, too. 1. Free WDW Resort Fun Let’s talk…