AUTHOR: Diane Whiting

First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for Families with Young Children


One of the most overwhelming things for first time visitors planning their Walt Disney World vacation is choosing their resort. If you don’t know very much about Disney World, the selection can seem daunting. And because the cost of a Disney trip can make it an infrequent destination for a lot of families, you want to First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for Families with Young Children

First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for an Adults-Only Trip


A trip with no children? While bringing your kiddos to Walt Disney World is always great for a family vacation, adults-only trips have provided me with some of my best WDW memories. Whether it was going with my friends in college, traveling with my husband on our anniversary, or taking a “girls-only” vacation, Disney World First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for an Adults-Only Trip

First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for Families with Teens


In my last two articles in this series, we discussed the best on-property Disney resorts for families with young children (here), and families with school-age children (here). Now, we’re moving ahead to the teenage years. My husband and I have always had a wonderful time with our teens at Walt Disney World. It’s a great First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for Families with Teens

First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for Families with School-Age Children


Welcome back to part two of my series of articles on the best Walt Disney World Resort hotels for different age groups (you can find part one here). Today’s focus is on families with school-age children — from about age six through twelve. The elementary school years are one of the best times to take First-Timer’s Guide: Best Resorts for Families with School-Age Children

First-timers: Quick and Dirty Tips for Choosing Your Disney World Resort


You’re going to Disney World!  It’s your first visit and you can hardly contain your excitement.  It’s time to choose your resort…and suddenly you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Where do you stay?  How on earth do you choose? You want to pick the perfect resort for your family…a hotel you will be excited to return First-timers: Quick and Dirty Tips for Choosing Your Disney World Resort