Category: Disney World

Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World

Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World

| December 18, 2014 | 3 Replies

The Christmas season is well underway at the Walt Disney World Resort. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find bows, glitter, and garland adding a bit of holiday cheer. Have you ever wondered just how many decorations are used? Check out the stats below detailing what goes into making this a very special time of year.   [...]

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Diagon Alley is Right up My Alley

Diagon Alley is Right up My Alley

| December 18, 2014 | Reply

The reviews have been glowing.  Guest reaction has been extremely positive.  Universal Orlando’s latest addition to its theme parks has raised the bar for theming, cutting-edge facades, and technology.   It’s easy to walk through the brick wall into Diagon Alley and forget you’re not in Central Florida anymore. Universal Creative did something that hasn’t been [...]

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I Can Go The Distance: Just not now…

I Can Go The Distance: Just not now…

| December 6, 2014 | 2 Replies

I really had my heart set on it.   2015 was going to be the year that I ran 26.2 miles…not in total…but all at once.  The place this was going to happen?  Walt Disney World.  The event?  The Walt Disney World Marathon.  I was so dedicated to this pursuit that I had registered, began my [...]

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Disneyland’s A Christmas Fantasy Parade 2014

Disneyland’s A Christmas Fantasy Parade 2014

| December 4, 2014 | Reply

The classic Disneyland Christmas staple, A Christmas Fantasy Parade, returns with a few changes this year.  Anna and Elsa have joined the parade and Mickey and Minnie are in a new spot. Here are some highlights.  See if you can spot anything else that’s new. Check out the fun of A Christmas Fantasy now through [...]

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Walt Disney World Holiday Breakdown

Walt Disney World Holiday Breakdown

| November 29, 2014 | Reply

The holiday season is my favorite time of the year to visit Walt Disney World. There’s just so much to see and do! From the spectacular decorations and displays to the heart-warming entertainment, the Florida parks definitely know how to get you in the Christmas spirit. Here’s a breakdown of this year’s festivities.  

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Peter Pan’s Flight’s new queue opens at Magic Kingdom

Peter Pan’s Flight’s new queue opens at Magic Kingdom

| November 28, 2014 | 10 Replies

It was a beautiful Thanksgiving day so I decided to head over to Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. One of the things I love about living here now is that I can visit a Walt Disney World theme park when the mood strikes me. I had heard that the new queue was quietly opened [...]

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Vintage Christmas Merchandise at Walt Disney World

Vintage Christmas Merchandise at Walt Disney World

| November 26, 2014 | Reply

The snow may be falling outside, but things are definitely heating up in the shops at Walt Disney World. New merchandise for the holidays is popping up on the shelves regularly, much to the joy of fans. Unlike years past, designers have created a unique collection that builds off of the popularity of Downtown Disney’s [...]

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A Weekend at Give Kids the World Village

A Weekend at Give Kids the World Village

| November 25, 2014 | Reply

A full week at the Orlando theme parks is something I still get very excited about.  But, lately I’ve come to grow excited about something else.  Visiting Give Kids the World Village.   During a recent week in Orlando I was looking forward to visiting EPCOT’s Food & Wine Festival, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, checking [...]

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – One of my favorite holiday traditions

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – One of my favorite holiday traditions

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Replies

One of my favorite things to do this time of year is visit the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. My family has been visiting since the very first year it was presented on Residential Street in the park. This beautiful light display has come a long [...]

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Reduce Theme Park Lines?  Invest in New Attractions

Reduce Theme Park Lines? Invest in New Attractions

| November 9, 2014 | 40 Replies

For years now theme parks have been grappling with how to reduce or eliminate theme parks lines.   Disney’s multi-billion dollar initiative to move guests around in its theme parks, MyMagic+, is mostly in place.  We’ve been hearing reports and reading guest reviews of how well it is working or not working.  Some reviews have been positive [...]

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