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Jimmie is a retired school teacher from Texas, who has been going to Disney World for 25 years. He has experience in taking large groups to Disney, in addition to taking his own children and grandchildren. Jimmie and his wife Rhonda make annual trips to Disney World, Disneyland, and sail on the Disney Cruise Line.

20 Stunning Facts About Disney World

Walt Disney opened his original theme park, Disneyland, in 1955. Years later, he began considering an east coast version of Disneyland. Unfortunately, he died before his new plans came to fruition. Still, his legacy of creativity left us with what has become the most popular vacation destination on earth, Walt Disney World! Here are 20 amazing facts you may not ...

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11 Park Attractions That Will Convert Disney Haters

Test Track

Planning a trip to Disney World, but have a party-pooper in your family? Someone in your group thinking Disney World is just for kids? Never fear! These 11 attractions will convert any Disney “hater”! Epcot 1) Soarin’ – Have a daredevil in your family? They will love this action-packed hang-gliding simulator! Soar over the beautiful state of California with its ...

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10 Things Rookies Often Overlook At Disney

10 Things Rookies Overlook At Disney

Planning your first trip to Walt Disney World in Florida? Feeling overwhelmed? Not to worry! Here are my top 10 things Disney “rookies” often miss on their first trip to the Vacation Kingdom. These things will only enhance your trip. 1) The Details/Atmosphere – Walt Disney World is unlike any amusement park you’ve ever been to. The attention to detail ...

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4 Magic Kingdom Resort Hotels – Which one is right for you?

Grand Floridian Resort

A tripto Walt Disney World can be the vacation of a lifetime for many families. One of the first questions that must be answered is where to stay. If you have young children, the most convenient place to stay would be in one of the Magic Kingdom Resort Hotels. Wouldn’t you love to wake up each morning to the sights ...

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7 Things I Hate About the Day I’m Leaving Disney World

Disney Castle

As anticipation builds for our next Disney trip, we know in the back of our mind that eventually, our trip will come to an end. However, the excitement we feel drowns out those negative thoughts. Still they lurk, like a Monday after the weekend, waiting for that inevitable moment all Disney fans hate…departure day! Here are 7 things I hate ...

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Top 10 Reasons You Should Visit Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney was always fond of animals and wanted to involve live animals in his theme parks. It wasn’t until 32 years after his passing that his dream finally came to fruition, with Disney World’s fourth theme park, the Animal Kingdom. Often overlooked by central Florida guests, here are 10 reasons you should visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom on your next ...

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Top 5 Restaurant Picks at Disney Resorts – Reviews and Tips

Ohana's At The Polynesian Resort

While the theme parks at Walt Disney World have many great restaurants, don’t overlook the dining possibilities at the Disney resort hotels. Here are my top 5 restaurant choices outside the Disney parks. 1. Boma – Located at the Animal Kingdom Lodge, Jambo House, this family restaurant serves both breakfast and dinner, buffet style. Inspired by African cultures and influences, ...

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Can’t Decide Which Disney Park Ticket To Buy? Here Are 6 Tips To Help You Choose.

Disney Tickets

Planning a trip to Disney World, and feeling overwhelmed? There’s certainly a lot to consider before leaving home. What tickets to purchase is a big part of the decision-making process. No one wants to pay for something they won’t use or need. Here are some tips to help you understand the myriad of ticket choices you have when visiting Walt ...

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Top 7 Restaurant Picks at EPCOT – Reviews and Tips

7 Restaurant Picks

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? One of my favorite things to do is think about where I’m going to eat each day. My absolute favorite place to dine at Disney is in World Showcase in Epcot. This is a great way to experience different world cultures. Not only can you enjoy food you may not get at home, ...

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The 6 Best Treats at ‘Big Top Souvenirs’ in Magic Kingdom

Big Top Treats

The recent upgrade to Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom is certainly “eye-popping”. One of the new additions is the Storybook Circus area, featuring Big Top Souvenirs. Not only is this a fun place to shop, but this is the place to find house-made caramel corn plus other yummy sweets like cotton candy, Disney character apples, and more. If you have ...

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