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...
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...
How to Plan a Disney Vacation with an Infant

How to Plan a Disney Vacation with an Infant

I have been asked many, many times how young is too young for Disney. I truly don’t have an answer! You have to figure out what you are comfortable with and what works for your family. Let me give you some strategies to use if you decide to go on a Disney vacation...
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...
Disney Don’ts

Disney Don’ts

There are a lot of Disney to do lists, a lot of tips for what to see and eat and ride. Here is a list of Don’ts that can help you have a magical vacation from the your very first moment of trip planning. Don’t get overwhelmed. Easier said than done right. Remember...
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 Abbreviations Everyone Needs To Know!

Disney Abbreviations Everyone Needs To Know!

WDW, DCL, DVC, DL These are not roman numerals or a word search puzzle. I was helping a friend with some Disney planning tips and using abbreviations that I assumed she knew. I probably confused her with my enthusiastic use of these so, I decided to create a list of...
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...
Is DVC Worth it?

Is DVC Worth it?

Many people ask us about the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) and want to know if “it is worth it”. We started looking into Disney Vacation Club in 1994 when we went to Disney World as a youngish couple without children. We heard about the program and left our first...
Where do I begin?

Where do I begin?

  Where do I Begin? Many people have asked me that question about planning a Disney World vacation. I get so excited to share all the information running around my brain that I start talking a mile a minute and after just a few minutes I can see the person’s eye glaze...