Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) is back with fun new details for 2024! The parties are on select nights starting on August 9 and run until Halloween. This is a very fun Halloween themed event that fans look forward to each year. You will find costumes galore and a variety of special events that only … Read more

Disney World Rides That Cause Motion Sickness

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If you get motion sickness it is important to know what rides you can and cannot go on at Walt Disney World. You absolutely do NOT want to spend an entire day nauseous, vomiting, or back at your hotel room in bed! Jen and Dave both deal with motion sickness. We know that terrible feeling … Read more

EPCOT Food and Wine Festival 2024

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We are so excited that Disney has FINALLY released details about the 2024 Food and Wine Festival! The 2024 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE takes place at Walt Disney World Aug. 29 through Nov. 23. The Food and Wine Festival is a yearly tradition at EPCOT. While our favorite event is the Flower and Garden … Read more

Disney World Events

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One of the things to know about Walt Disney World is that there is always a lot going on. Yes, visitors are coming from around the world to check out Cinderella’s castle, meet Mickey, and hug a princess. But visitors are ALSO coming to run marathons, do sporting competitions, and experience different festivals and celebrations … Read more

Luminous The Symphony of Us – EPCOT Fireworks Show

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EPCOT has a new nighttime spectacular and we are so excited! Luminous: The Symphony of Us debuted at EPCOT on December 5, 2023. This is the same date that World Celebration Gardens opened! World Celebrations is the part of EPCOT where you can visit Dreamers Point and see the “Walt The Dreamer” statue. Luminous replaces … Read more

Hidden Mickey Pins

Have you heard about the hidden Mickey pins? I am excited to tell you everything you need to know! If you are new to the world of trading Disney Pins, you may not know about the special Hidden Mickey pins. Hidden Mickey pins look like a normal pin: they are made by Disney, they are … Read more

Best Epcot Restaurants: 18 Top Places to Eat

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Of all the Walt Disney Parks, Epcot has the best restaurants.  Not only does Epcot have great places to eat but it also has a diverse selection you can’t find anywhere else! So much food, so little time!  How in the world can you make dining decisions, and know the best Epcot restaurants, with so many … Read more

Where to Meet Princess Elena of Avalor at Disney World

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Is Princess Elena at Disney World? If you are heading to Walt Disney World soon and wondering if Princess Elena is there, we have great news for you…SHE IS… and we want to tell you all about it in this post. Our family loves to watch the Disney Channel and two of our favorite Disney … Read more

Country Bear Jamboree Being Changed in 2024!

Country Bear Jamboree has been in Walt Disney World since 1971. It has barely changed (pun intended) since its opening, but that is no longer the case! Destination D23 just announced that the Country Bears are getting a brand new update in 2024! Don’t worry, your favorite bears will still be at the Magic Kingdom … Read more

What to Wear to Epcot: Outfit Ideas for Women & Men

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One of the most fun – and most time consuming – parts of planning your Disney World Vacation is figuring out your Disney outfits. It is very common for Disney park visitors to be dressed to fit the park they are in. It can be a bit harder to figure out what to wear to … Read more

Guide to Build a Droid at Disney World (Droid Depot)

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Disney World is chock full of souvenirs. You can find everything from Mickey Mouse ears to Princess costumes. There is one particular souvenir that is unique, cool and a ton of fun for the kids. What is it? It’s a droid! And not just a droid, but you can build a droid that’s customized to … Read more

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Guide and Tips

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What are the secrets of getting a high score (999,999) on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin?! Tucked away in Tomorrowland in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park a fun, slow dark ride awaits for all ages. This great ride is called Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin. In this fun attraction the Evil Emperor Zurg is stealing … Read more

Best Quick Service Restaurants In The Magic Kingdom

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As you are planning your Walt Disney World vacation you are probably wondering, “Where should I eat when I’m in the Magic Kingdom?” With so many different places to eat and so little time, you want to be sure to eat at some of the best places! Magic kingdom is one of our favorite theme … Read more

Tron Lightcycle Run – Fastest Coaster in Disney World

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TRON Lightcycle Power Run is open at Disney World! We rode this new attraction the last time we were there. Spoiler alert: we absolutely loved it. This is a unique ride that is unlike anything we have experienced before. If you can ride this ride you need to do it! Here is everything you need to … Read more

World Showcase Countries in EPCOT – Everything To Do

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This is your guide to all the counties in Epcot at Walt Disney World.  The World Showcase in EPCOT can be a bit overwhelming if you aren’t prepared. What are the countries? What can you expect to find at each one? What are some must see, must do and must eat from each country? Before … Read more

What does EPCOT stand for? The Answer and Fun Facts

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What does EPCOT stand for? While yes, this is a simple question but the fact is, the answer is actually very complex! What does EPCOT stand for? EPCOT is an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. In order for you to fully understand what Epcot stands for, we need to go back to the … Read more

Best Quick Service Restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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We love quick service restaurants. For us, it all boils down to what is the best use of time when you are at the parks. We enjoy grabbing a quick bite and getting back to the action as opposed to a longer sit down meal, especially for lunch. Disney’s Animal Kingdom has some of the … Read more

Best Snacks At Animal Kingdom

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No Walt Disney World vacation is complete without some magical Disney food! Disney snacks are some of the highlights of your visit to the Disney Parks. They are delicious and beautifully themed to each park. We are excited to highlight the best snacks at Animal Kingdom! Many people think of only the classic favorite snacks … Read more

The 9 Best Rides at Animal Kingdom Disney World

As you are planning your Walt Disney World trip you are likely planning on visiting all Disney four parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom. When you get to Animal Kingdom you really need to think of this Disney park a bit differently…It’s a different animal (excuse the pun). There are rides like … Read more

Best Rides For Toddlers at Animal Kingdom (+3 Tips!)

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If you are going to the Disney parks you are likely considering going to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. If so, we are here to help! We have three expert tips will help your toddlers love the Animal Kingdom. We also have all the best attractions that your little one will love! Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney … Read more

Disney World Skyliner Guide: Hours, Tips, Resorts

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The Disney Skyliner is a gondola themed transportation system for Walt Disney World resort guests. We had the opportunity to stay in one of the Skyliner resorts and we are thrilled to be able to share this guide! We will share the Disney Skyliner route, hotels, and what to expect.  The Disney Skyliner The Disney … Read more

The Best Rides For Toddlers At Disney’s Magic Kingdom

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Are you taking a toddler to Walt Disney World on vacation? Today we’re talking all about the Magic Kingdom and toddlers! We will be discussing what the best rides are, the pros and cons of different attractions and we will give you all our expert tips for this age group! Disney World attractions, like beauty, … Read more

Best Rides At Disney World For Toddlers and Little Kids

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Taking a toddler to Walt Disney World? You may be wondering what the best rides are to do with little ones in tow. As a family we’ve gone to Disney with our share of toddlers! Dave’s own daughters went as super young kids and we’ve brought our own kids when they were little! It’s pure … Read more

Slinky Dog Dash Review & Height Requirements

Slinky Dog Dash is a family friendly roller coaster attraction located in Toy Story Land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Slinky Dog Dash opened on June 30, 2018. People have been loving it ever since – this has become an extremely popular ride! This is a two minute Toy Story themed roller coaster coaster that is … Read more

What Are the Fastest Rides at Walt Disney World?

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If you are an adrenaline junkie with a need for speed when you head to Disney World, then you need to know where to go for the fastest ride. While you may think you already know the fastest rides, we’re going to guess you’re in for a surprise when see this list! The fastest ride … Read more

Disney World Haunted Mansion Ride – What to Know

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“Foolish mortals, what do you want to know about this spine-tingling tour of the Haunted Mansion? We have 999 happy haunts here. But there’s room for 1,000. Any volunteers?” One of the most iconic and universally loved attractions at Disney World is the Haunted Mansion. It was operational on the first day Disney World opened … Read more

Magic Kingdom Rope Drop Strategy and Expert Tips

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“Rope Drop”. It’s a Disney word like “Lightning Lane” and “Magic Hours” that many of us don’t fully understand what it means. In this post we want to give you the definition of what it is and how to best utilize it to the fullest when you come to Disney World. You have the ability … Read more

Disney Rash

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You just got done with a long, magical day at Disney only to discover a strange rash on your lower legs and ankles! Is it the Disney Rash? It very well could be the dreaded Disney Rash. But don’t worry! This rash is a very treatable, preventable skin condition. We want you to have the … Read more

Water Rides at Disney World Ranked By How Wet You Get

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On a blistering hot summer Florida day there is nothing that beats a water ride when at Disney World. The Disney parks offer many different water attractions, from a simple boat ride to a full fledged soaking so bad you may need a change of clothes!  Whatever your water adventure yearns for, we got you covered … Read more

Space 220 at Walt Disney World Restaurant – What to know

Space 220

The most anticipated restaurant in Walt Disney World has opened and we want to tell you what you need to know! This restaurant, which is located in EPCOT in the Mission Space Pavilion, is called Space 220. Space 220 opened on September 20th, 2021. Space 220 is as much about the atmosphere as it is … Read more