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
I recently returned from a week at the Disneyland Resort, and while I was there, I made it my mission to try as many of their special Halloween treats as I could. As we all know, nobody does a holiday like Disney, and their Halloween celebration is exceptional. I only wish my time and budget had allowed … Disneyland Halloween Sweets: Tricks or Treats?
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
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
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
Will you be in Disney World on Valentine’s Day? Are you searching for a romantic restaurant to celebrate a special occasion with your significant other? Do you just want to take some time during your vacation to have a wonderful meal with the one you love? Do you think that’s impossible in the middle of … Five Fabulous Romantic Restaurants at Disney World
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
September 11, 2001. We were at Disneyland on that terrible, awful, day. Well, let me back up. We were on our way to Disneyland. We woke up that morning on the top floor of the Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas. Because my youngest child was only nine months old, we divided the drive from our … Being in the “Happiest Place on Earth” During the Darkest of Days
Over here. Me. I’m the snob. I grew up going to Disney World. Way back in the beginning when there was only one park. I was there when Epcot opened. I was there to celebrate the “Tencennial” (a year long, and a smile wide…yes, the song is still stuck in my head), and I was … How a Disney World Snob Fell in Love with Disneyland…and Why You Will, Too
Yep, that was me. Because who in their right mind would do this? I came to this conclusion while strolling through Fantasyland in WDW one afternoon in 1982. A baby, maybe sixteen months old, was having the meltdown to end all meltdowns. You know the kind…screaming at the top of her lungs, lying on the … Take a baby to a Disney theme park? Are you nuts?