Smoking in the Theme Parks

Smoking is a topic many people do not want to talk about. Although, there are many people who still smoke and want to be able to while visiting the Orlando area theme parks. Today we are going to go over smoking in the theme parks. Some of the theme parks are better for smokers than […]

Day 12 Four Parks One Day? Can we do it?

As we wake up this morning it is a bit of a sad day. Today would be our last day of our vacation. Tomorrow we wake up and make the 16 hour drive back home. However, we are not going to worry about that right now. That is a problem for future me and present […]

Day 11 A rare sight (x2)

I can’t believe we only have two days left before we go home. Where did all the time go? At least we have had one amazing day after another and another. Today our first park was going to be Magic Kingdom. However, before we go to the park we have a breakfast reservation at Ohana. […]

Day 10 Relaxing day off

Day ten was upon us and it would be a nice relaxing day. We had some dining reservations today but no parks. Today we would just eat, shop, and relax. I feel that every Disney vacation needs to have one built in relaxing day. A day when you can feel like you are actually on […]

Day 9 Hollywood to the Kingdom

Today is our last day in the single digits. Tomorrow is day ten and it should be a bit more relaxing than the past 9 days. Today wasn’t going to be relaxing at all. Hollywood Studios in the morning. Early dinner at Rainforest Café in Animal Kingdom, then off to Magic Kingdom. Today started early […]

Day 8 Disney Bound

Just like the last couple of days, today was going to be another scorcher. Temps would be in the upper 90s with a heat index near 110. What makes that even worse is today we start our Disney portion of the trip. However, that’s not the bad part. Today we start off at Animal Kingdom. […]

Cape May Café at Disney’s Beach Club review

Are you looking for one of the best breakfast and dinner buffets at Walt Disney World? Do you want endless Mickey Waffles or pick and peel shrimp? If you are, Cape May Café is for you. This New England inspired restaurant at Disney’s Beach Club Resort has an amazing atmosphere and even better food. No […]

Disney’s All Star Music Resort Review

Planning a Disney vacation and looking for a fun and affordable resort? Be sure to check out Disney’s All Star Music Resort. This resort is great for a family on a budget and not looking to spend an arm and a leg staying at a Disney resort. Disney’s All Star Music Resort shouldn’t be confused […]

10 Things you might not know about Magic Kingdom

The theme park that started it all in Florida has an amazing story and is the most magical place on Earth. The Magic Kingdom is a theme park like no other. From the rides to the food. It has something to offer to guests of all ages. But there are some things you might not know. […]

10 Things you might not know about EPCOT

EPCOT in my opinion is one of the most underrated theme park. Sure its not loaded with a ton of thrilling rides. However, it is full of very unique and interesting things. EPCOT was the second theme park to open at Walt Disney World. The park was first officially opened to guests on October 1st […]

10 Things you might not know about Hollywood Studios

Ah, Disney’s MGM Studios….. wait that’s not right. It used to be called that but now it has a new name. It’s now called Hollywood Studios and is no longer a working studio. However, does that change your opinion on this amazing Disney theme park?  We don’t think so.  Hollywood Studios was the third park […]

The number one thing you NEED to bring to WDW

Lately, Walt Disney World has had a love/hate relationship with many guests. Some wish it was back to old like before the pandemic. While other’s love the new post pandemic offerings. No matter which way you fall. Every single person has one thing in common.  Every guest that visits WDW NEEDS to have one thing […]

10 things you might not know about Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom theme park is loved by many people throughout the world. The size and beauty of this park is one of a kind. You won’t find another theme park quite like this one. From the thrill rides to the animal walk throughs. Animal Kingdom has just about everything you could ask […]

Walt Disney World 2022: Things to know before you go

Are you planning a visit to the most Magical place on Earth in 2022? Well you better slow down and be prepared. 2022 is an important time at Walt Disney World. Did you know The Magic Kingdom turned 50 back on October 1st, 2021? That’s right the Magic Kingdom is 50 years old and do […]

Perks of stay at a Disney Resort

When planning a Walt Disney World vacation one of the biggest expenses is the hotel. Good thing you get some perks while staying at them. Well, you use too! Not so true anymore but we will go over all of that in this post.  2022 brings many changes all around the world. The same holds […]

Magic Kingdom Bound – Day 13

Today is going to be a busy day. Today we visit Walt Disney World. The current plan is to visit Magic Kingdom and hop over to Animal Kingdom. Tomorrow we would do Hollywood Studios in the Morning and EPCOT in the afternoon. Now just like yesterday my mom and I were both up a couple […]

Tips for visiting Walt Disney World

There really is no place on earth like Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The property covers nearly 39 square miles and is made up of four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom), two water parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon), four golf course, a shopping district (Disney Springs) and 30 […]

Complete Guide to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios in Orlando Florida was the third theme park opened at Walt Disney World. Originally called MGM Studios, it opened on May 1, 1989. It’s focus was on the movie industry and was even a working studio up until the 2010s.  In 2018 Hollywood Studios was the fifth most visited theme park in North […]

Complete Guide to Magic Kingdom

There is nothing quite like Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park in Orlando, Florida. It is the most visited theme park in the world after all. Almost 21 million (20,963,000) guests visited in 2019. That is a lot of visitors, visiting a theme park in the middle of Florida. In 2021, Magic Kingdom turns 50. That’s […]

Complete Guide to EPCOT

EPCOT gets so much hate and I for one don’t get it. Of course, EPCOT is my favorite park, so maybe that is why I don’t understand it. EPCOT was the 2nd theme park at Walt Disney World and opened on October 1st, 1982. Now EPCOT is currently going through a transformation. The front of […]

Complete Guide to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park was the fourth and final (so far) theme park built at Walt Disney World resort. It opened on Earth Day, April 22, 1998, which makes a lot of sense for this amazing theme park that focuses on Animal conservation. Animal Kingdom is also the largest theme park in the world […]

Should you stay at a Walt Disney World Resort

Some big changes have happened at Walt Disney World in the past couple of years. Some were influenced by the pandemic and others…. Well, other changes I can only assume was to make Disney more money. It is to be expected, they are a company after all.  In the past few years, Disney World hotel […]

Should you visit Walt Disney World in 2021

Let’s face it a lot of people had plans to visit Walt Disney World in 2020 but their plans got cancelled. The parks are back open but should you visit in 2021 or wait another year? This can be a tough call. As far as we know when I am writing this (Dec 2020), there […]

Animal Kingdom or EPCOT: Which to Visit

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World can be really hard especially when you are only going for a short period of time and can’t visit each park. Sometimes a park has to get cut but which one should it be? Walt Disney World has 4 theme parks Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal […]

Animal Kingdom or Hollywood Studios: Which one to visit

Have a quick Walt Disney World trip coming up and can’t decide if you should visit Animal Kingdom or Hollywood Studios? Our guide will help you pick the right one for you and your family. We look at the rides, shows, lands, and food offered at both so you can be sure you make the right choice.

Hollywood Studios or EPCOT: Which one should you visit?

A question I see asked all the time is if you should visit Hollywood Studios or EPCOT. It’s really a loaded question. You should visit both but sometimes there’s just not enough time.  I always do two days at Magic Kingdom. But if I’m only visiting for 5 days and 4 nights, I’m only going […]

POP Century during the Pandemic

I recently took a trip to Walt Disney World and stayed at POP Century resort. This is a great value resort to stay in. Much nicer than the All-Star Resorts and cheaper than Art of Animation resort. Currently POP is the only value resort opened. It’s not really a value when you consider the price […]

Saying bye to the Magic Kingdom: Pandemic Disney Trip Day 6

I was looking forward to this day all week. It was our last full day in Orlando and our last day visiting the theme parks. Tomorrow morning we would be getting on a plane and heading back to Philly. But before we could do that we had to catch a bus to the Magic Kingdom […]

Snacks, Snacks, and more Snacks: Pandemic Disney Trip Day 5

Day 5 (Monday) of my Pandemic Disney World Trip had us revisiting EPCOT. But before we would go to the park we wanted to hit the pool for a morning swim. Since EPCOT doesn’t open until 11 am we didn’t need to rush this morning either.  Plus EPCOT currently isn’t a very heavily visited park […]

A Rainy Trip around the World: Pandemic Disney Trip Day 4

The day was finally here. The day I was looking forward to the most. Now I couldn’t do what I would really like to do, which is a day with another adult eating and drinking around the world.  But I could snack around the world with my daughter. It was going to be a good […]

Lions, Gorillas, and Banshees OH MY: Pandemic Disney Trip Day 3

Day three (Saturday 8-29) of our Pandemic Disney Trip was an early day. Today we were heading to Animal Kingdom and that park opens at 8 am. It is the first Disney theme park to open for the day and the first to close for the day.  Animal Kingdom might possibly be my favorite park. […]

Planes, Castles and Springs- Pandemic Disney Trip Day 1

The day is finally here. A day I didn’t think was going to happen this year. I already canceled 2 trips to Walt Disney World this year.  One in May…… well Disney canceled that one. I canceled another in early August since I didn’t feel comfortable paying all that money for half an experience. I […]

Chef Mickey’s Breakfast Review 2020

My favorite meal in Walt Disney World is breakfast. Heck, it’s my favorite meal even when I’m not at Disney. Just like at Disney I don’t always eat breakfast. Normally a coffee will just do. My two favorite restaurants at Walt Disney World has got to be Cape May Cafe and Tusker House for breakfast. […]

Everything that sucks about WDW Right now

I love planning and going on a Walt Disney World vacation. Like many people I too had to cancel a trip to WDW the summer of 2020. I actually had to cancel two. One because the parks were closed (May) and one because I just wasn’t too sure on how everything would be (early August). […]

Everything Great About Hollywood Studios in 2020

Thinking about visiting Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in 2020 or 2021? Trying to decide if it is worth visiting now with all of the restrictions? Is there enough open to see, do, and eat to make it worth it? I recently visited and will share my opinions on everything great about Hollywood Studios […]

Worse Rides at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is the most magical place on earth. It is packed full of memorable moments, iconic rides, wonderful characters and so much more. It’s hard to come up with things that are bad. Oh but there are plenty of things that suck at WDW. From food to experiences and everything in between. Don’t […]

Having a Magical Day at Magic Kingdom with restrictions

We don’t yet know of all the details about how the parks will look when they open in July. We do know that fireworks, parades, meet and greets and some experiences will NOT be happening. However, that doesn’t mean you still can’t have a magical day at the theme park.  You don’t have to watch […]

Disney Springs Quick-Service

Disney Springs is the Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment district at Walt Disney World. It is one area where you can find a lot of Disney magic without a park ticket. You won’t find characters here but you will find many amazing shops and restaurants.  This post may contain affiliate links. It is at no extra […]

12 things you will regret NOT doing at Walt Disney World

A trip to Walt Disney World is something many people around the world dream about doing one day. From seeing all the commercials on TV to hearing that famous “You Just won the Super Bowl where are you going to go now” line. We just need to face it and realize it is a part […]

Hollywood Studios Quick-Service Ranked

Let’s sit a minute and think about Hollywood Studios. What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it Galaxy’s Edge or Toy Story Land? What about the Disney World theme park with the most Thrill Rides? Or could it be the great food at the quick-service locations? I’m guessing the food at Hollywood Studios […]

EPCOT Quick-Service Ranked

I’m willing to bet when you think of some of the best food in Walt Disney World your mind immediately goes to EPCOT. I don’t blame you. With 11 different countries to explore you can find everything from Tacos to Fish and Chips and some pretty amazing BBQ.  The biggest problem with EPCOT when it […]

Animal Kingdom Quick-Service Rankings

No matter which Walt Disney World theme park you visit. There is a high chance you will be looking at one point throughout the day to get a bite to eat. Most of us will want to grab something that is tasty but quick.  While Animal Kingdom doesn’t have the amount of quick-service locations as […]

Ranking Magic Kingdom Quick-Service Locations

No matter who you ask. You will find a different answer for which quick service location is the best in the Magic Kingdom. You shouldn’t be surprised. After all, we all have different tastes. We each like different things.  Maybe you are on a quest for the perfect hot dog. Maybe you are looking for […]

Best Quick Service restaurants on the Disney Dining Plan

You either hate the Dining Plans or love them. Some people feel that you are better off paying out of pocket instead of getting the dining plan. While others feel that it saves them tons of money on their Disney Vacation.  While it is true if you really want to save hundreds of dollars by […]

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Top Ten FastPass to Get at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is unlike any other theme park in the world and that’s a good thing. You will find all kind of attractions from the latest and greatest new technologies. To the good old fashion rides that have been around for 100 years. Walt Disney World uses what’s called the FastPass system. It is […]

5 Reasons to stay at a Disney Resort

There’s no doubt about one of the toughest decisions to make when planning a Walt Disney World vacation is whether to stay at a Disney resort or not. Staying off site can save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars depending on the size of your family. If you could save a couple hundred dollars […]

When to visit Walt Disney World

One of the biggest and toughest questions on everyone’s mind when considering booking a Walt Disney World vacation is when should you go. Some people wait for the perfect weather. Others wait for low crowds. While others go whenever the kids are out of school.  If you are having a tough time trying to decide […]

Ultimate Guide to Booking a Walt Disney World Vacation

At one time or another in your life you may want to visit the world’s greatest theme park Walt Disney World. Just how do you do that? Is it as simple as driving to the city nearest you or is it a little more involved? There are many moving parts to consider when planning and […]

Four reason to Visit Disney World in 2020 and One reason not too

You hear it all the time “I’m going to Disney World ” from people in all walks of life. But should you visit the most magical place on Earth in 2020? It’s no secret that a vacation to Walt Disney World is going to cost you a lot of money. The average cost for a […]

13 Popular Disney World Quick Service Locations

Walt Disney World is full of locations to get a quick bite to eat. You can find everything from Hot Dogs and Hamburgers to BBQ and even sushi. Chances are if you are craving it, you can find it at one of the four theme parks, Disney Springs or at a resort.  But what is […]

Minnie’s Beach Bash at Cape May Cafe

Cape May Cafe Character Breakfast buffet is one of the best, if not the best breakfast buffet in all of Disney World. It’s location at Disney’s Beach Club Resort makes it a little difficult for some guess to get to which might be one of the reasons why it never seems too busy for breakfast.  […]

Everything Great about Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios (formerly MGM Studios) was the third theme park built at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida. The park was opened on May 1, 1989. Originally the park also acted as an operating production studio. Hollywood Studios is currently the only Walt Disney World Theme Park that has a roller coaster that […]

Everything that sucks about Animal Kingdom

Ah Animal Kingdom a theme park built around a zoo. This place is massive. It is the largest theme park in the United States at 580 acres. Many people across the US and World come and visit Animal Kingdom each and every year. Animal Kingdom was ranked 3rd overall for the most visitors in 2018 […]

Staying On Site VS Off Site

When Planning a trip to Walt Disney World you have to think about a whole list of things. What rides do  you want to FastPass? Where do you want to eat? Do you drive or fly? Or most importantly do you stay at a Disney Resort or Stay at a Resort in Orlando? The answer […]

Everything that sucks about Magic Kingdom

AH, the Magic Kingdom, the number one most visited theme park in the World. Over 20 million people visited this park last year. Yes 20 Million people well 20,859,000 to be exact. That’s a lot of people.  On an average day you figure 57,148 walk through the front gates into the Magic Kingdom. Some days […]

Be Our Guest Breakfast and Lunch Review

Be Our Guest Restaurant is one of those places in Walt Disney World that you have to visit at least once like Cinderella’s Royal Table or Chef Mickey’s. However, I feel the food at both breakfast and lunch is better than at either place. While a little on the pricier side if you are paying […]

Everything Great about EPCOT

Why does this park get so much hate? I love EPCOT. For me it’s second only to Magic Kingdom. Did you know that EPCOT is more than twice, YES TWICE the size of Magic Kingdom. So many people consider skipping EPCOT if they are short on time or rushing through everything to make it a […]

Everything that sucks about EPCOT

EPCOT was the second park to open at Walt Disney World resort in Orlando Florida. It opened on October 1, 1982. The park use to be split up into two different lands. Future World and World Showcase. In the past few months and for the next few years EPCOT will be completely overhauled into something […]

Everything that sucks about Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios (formerly MGM Studios) was the third theme park built at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida. The park was opened on May 1, 1989. Originally the park also acted as an operating production studio. At one point there were active TV and Film production services. Also a functioning backlot and an […]

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