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Disney’s Deployable Shade Patent Could Lead to Better Weather Protection for Guests

If a new patent is put into use, guests at Disney parks may soon get a reprieve from the harsh weather conditions they are accustomed to. A patent under the title “Deployable Shading Structure” outlines the use of canopies that could be deployed and retracted dependent on when Disney feels they are needed, allowing unobstructed […]

Even in the Fall Season, Don’t Underestimate the Florida Sun

When you book a family getaway to Walt Disney World during the fall months, it is easy to focus on the exquisite Halloween decorations or holiday lights on Cinderella Castle. However, no matter what time of year you visit Walt Disney World, you need to plan appropriately for the Florida sun. The average high temperature […]

The Best Reasons to Visit Disney World in the Fall

It’s no huge secret that Walt Disney World always has something special happening in the parks. Whether it’s a limited time meet-and-greet, a festival, a movie premiere, a one-day-only celebration, or a regularly scheduled annual event, the World is going to be an exciting place regardless of the season. For me though, fall is definitely […]

Walt Disney World Theme Parks Closed September 10th and 11th Due To Hurricane Irma

Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, ESPN Wide World of Sports and the two Water Parks will be closed on Sunday and Monday, the 10th and 11th of September, and will reopen on Tuesday the 12th due to Hurricane Irma. This isn’t the first time that Walt Disney World has had to close due to […]

SeaWorld Closing at 5 P.M. on Saturday for Hurricane Irma

As we continue our coverage of Hurricane Irma and how it will impact the Orlando theme parks, there is a new update on SeaWorld. SeaWorld will close at 5 PM on Saturday, and won’t reopen until Tuesday September 12, 2017. Aquatica, SeaWorld’s water park, will be closed on Saturday until it reopens on Tuesday. Discovery […]

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Closing September 8-9 Due to Effects from Hurricane Irma

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will be closed September 8-9 due to the expected harsh weather correlated with Hurricane Irma. At this point, Disney has not announced whether the water parks will remain closed after those dates as the hurricane, if it does impact central Florida, won’t hit until September 10. Disney has not announced any […]

Doing Disney Different Part 1: Time of Year

The family and I recently took a vacation to Walt Disney World.  This was a very different trip for us in several ways.  In this and the following series of articles, I will discuss some of the differences in this trip and what works and doesn’t work for my family.  Hopefully, some of our experiences […]

Top Three Tips for When the Rain Comes at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is in Central Florida, and chances are that during your trip it will rain. However, rain does not have to ruin your day. In fact, it can make your day better. Here are three tips to help you get through the rain at Walt Disney World. Buy A Poncho Seriously, a poncho […]

Storms Cause Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, and Disney’s Mini-Golf Courses to Temporarily Close

Due to heavy storms in central Florida, Walt Disney World has temporarily closed Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney’s Miniature Golf Courses. These locations will reopen when Disney determines it is safe to do so.

What to Wear in Disneyland (Not Made by Mice or a Fairy Godmother)

Well, you’ve booked your flight, made hotel reservations, bragged to anyone who will listen that you will be in Disneyland in 37 days, 4 hours, 6 minutes and 42 seconds (41, 40, 39…..), booked priority seating at your favorite restaurants, and robbed a bank to pay for the Parkhoppers. Now for more important matters – […]