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! I’m almost embarrassed to write this, but we celebrated Christmas at Walt Disney World for the first time in 2016. I do have really good excuses, though: Food & Wine…

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…

6 Simple Tips for Making the Most Out of Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits

Mickey Cookie

There’s plenty of reasons why my family considers Walt Disney World the best family vacation spot on earth – and Disney dining is one of the main reasons! With so much to consider including what type of plan works best for your family they all have one thing in common – snack credits! Here’s six simple tips for making the most of your Disney Dining Plan snack credits. 1. Don’t Waste Them on Bottled Water I love Disney freebies and cups of ice and water are always on the top…

All the Disney World Fireworks: Locations, Times, and Best Viewing Areas

Holiday Wishes Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World fireworks: Photo Courtesy of WDW News Walt Disney World fireworks shows are unlike any other theme park and for good reason. The Lake Buena Vista resort offers multiple shows nightly and has that magical way of putting proverbial stars in our eyes. Here’s the scoop on fireworks at Walt Disney World, locations, times, and the best places to view them in the parks. Magic Kingdom I’m still on the fence about the retirement of “Wishes” at Magic Kingdom. I mean, it was the first fireworks show that we…

2017 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World: Dates (and Fun!) Announced

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2017

You know that old Christmas tune, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”? That’s how we feel with the announcement of 2017 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party dates and information! It seems that Disney is loving the party as much as we are with dates beginning in August! Here’s the scoop on the Halloween fun, dates, and what you can expect! 2107 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Dates Halloween Party Dates begin in August 2017 and continue through the beginning of November –  wow! Prices have increased across the board by a couple…

Four Reasons Why We’re Already Missing Wishes at Magic Kingdom

Wishes fireworks at Magic-Kingdom

There are shows and parades at Walt Disney World that come and go and we don’t bat an eyelash. Then there are those that are so endearing to us that we’ll miss them forever – and Wishes is one of them. Set to retire on May 11, 2017, we’ve loved everything about it since we’ve begun visiting. Here’s reasons why we’re already missing Wishes at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. The Soundtrack Disney sure does know how to pull at our heartstrings and the musical mashup of our favorite…

Top Disney World FastPass+ Selections and Tips for Each Park

WDW for First timers FastPass+ first Walt Disney World Trip

Photo Courtesy of WDW News Fastpass+ selections can be a challenge to choose, especially if you’re unsure which ones are super popular. There’s plenty to choose from and tiers in most of the parks which may only help you narrow it down- or leave you scratching your head. Here’s our picks for top Disney World FastPass+ selections at each park for all family touring styles! Here’s the condensed version of how FastPass+ (FP+) works at WDW. You’re able to select up to three ahead of time for each day of your…

5 Things NOT to Do with MagicBands at Disney World

special edition MagicBand

Disney MagicBands are an effortless way to link your onsite room reservation, park tickets, meal plan, and FastPass+ selections. But while you may love their features, there’s things you shouldn’t do with them. Here’s our top list of five things not to do with MagicBands at Walt Disney World.   Don’t Forget to Select Fasspass+ Selections at the Proper Time Frame If you’re staying on property at a Walt Disney World resort, you can begin making FastPass+ selections at 60 days out from your first vacation day plus up to…

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…