Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Liberty Square

Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Liberty Square

Liberty Square is not really a square at all, it’s an area at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom which is themed after Colonial America. Replica’s of the Liberty Bell and the Liberty Tree can be seen here. The Liberty Tree holds 13 lanterns representing the original...
Magical Magic Kingdom Series Frontierland

Magical Magic Kingdom Series Frontierland

As you pass under the wooden posts marking the entrance to Frontierland, you realize you’ve arrived in an earlier time in American History. It’s a time when people were exploring the wilderness and settling small towns across the country. This area is home to two of...
The Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Adventureland

The Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Adventureland

The Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Adventureland You just made your way down Main Street enjoying all there is to see and do and   you are standing in front of Cinderella’s castle towering 189 feet in the sky. What do you do next? I mean after you take a million...
The Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Main Street

The Magical Magic Kingdom Series: Main Street

As you pass under the train station at the entrance to Magic Kingdom you emerge onto Main Street where the buildings look like they are right out of the early 20th century. A place where Walt Disney grew up. Many people walk down Main Street ready to get to the castle...
The Magical Magic Kingdom Series

The Magical Magic Kingdom Series

Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is a virtual day dream that is affectionately called “The Happiest Place on Earth.” It’s 142 acres of fun and entertainment consisting of 5 uniquely themed lands plus Mainstreet surrounding a central hub, at the center of which is...
MagicBands Really are Magical!

MagicBands Really are Magical!

MagicBands are here! That means we are heading to our favorite place in just a few weeks. So excited to see the new Toy Story Land! For resort guests a MagicBand is the key to the Disney Kingdom, literally and figuratively. It is your room key– That’s right you...
Waiting in line Disney Style

Waiting in line Disney Style

Anyone going to a Disney theme park knows they will spend time waiting in lines (queues for our friends in other countries). If you can’t snag a fast pass for your favorite ride, you may find yourself with a lot of time to kill. Why not make that part fun?!...
How to do Disney without buying a park ticket

How to do Disney without buying a park ticket

We’ve spent a lot of time telling you about all the fun things you can do at the Disney Parks. This post is about all the options you have if you want a day outside of the parks. Maybe you just want a break in the middle of your vacation, maybe you have a day at...
Slow Ride, Take It Easy

Slow Ride, Take It Easy

In our post about going to Disney with teens we wrote about many of the thrill rides you can enjoy at WDW. In this post we’re focusing on the gentler side of Disney. For those of us who like to take it a little slower, or for the times when you just need a break from...
More Than Just a Theme Park

More Than Just a Theme Park

There’s probably not a person out there that hasn’t heard of or seen a Disney movie. There’s probably not a person out there who hasn’t heard of or seen a Disney advertisement for magical vacations but here are a few things that many people might not have...
Hidden Mickeys = Hidden Fun!

Hidden Mickeys = Hidden Fun!

Think about Walt Disney World as an enormous scavenger hunt waiting for you, your family and your friends to take part. A huge part of any vacation is getting off the couch and seeing new things. Some new things to be seen at Disney are Hidden Mickeys. When Imagineers...
Disney with Teenagers, Do or Don’t?

Disney with Teenagers, Do or Don’t?

Many people tell us they can’t go to Disney because they have teenagers, and “There is nothing for them to do.” As you might imagine, we disagree. In this post I’m writing about some of the things that make Disney a fun place to visit, even for...