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I love talking and reading and breathing and everything Disney. I am married to an amazing man who also has a love for Disney. I love Walt Disney World and we try to visit as often as we can. I am thankful for a mom who raised me to have such a love for Disney and of course for Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse! My favorite characters are Minnie Mouse and Belle. I have an English Degree and I love to write so I am so excited that I am able to put my love of writing and Disney together. Thank you for reading my articles and sharing in my love for Disney!

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Walt Disney World at Least Once a Year

7 Dwarfs Mine Train

1. We All Need a Break from the Real World. The deadlines, stress, and bustle of daily life means that we can all use a vacation every now and then.  Disney vacations are completely immersive escapes from reality that allow you to park the car, escape the real world, and live in a fun world with your family for a ...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Walt Disney World at Least Once a Year

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

2. Travel During Different Seasons. Traveling to Disney each year means that you can explore the parks at different times throughout the year by visiting in different months and focusing on different parks and activities.  Savoring the flavors of the Food and Wine Show in the fall, enjoying the festive lights and entertainment at Christmas, ringing in the new year ...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Walt Disney World at Least Once a Year

Disney Suitcase

3. You Will Become a Savvier Traveler. Practice makes perfect, this old tip holds as true at Walt Disney World as it does in the rest of life.  Families that travel to Walt Disney World annually have often perfected the art of park going.  The more times you visit, the more efficient you will become at navigating all things Disney.

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

Boathouse

Enjoying Disney dining is always at the top of my family’s to do list on vacation.  Most Disney veterans have their seasoned favorites in Disney dining and also a dining wish list of future areas to explore.  My family hopes to dine at all the Disney restaurants eventually.  I am excited to share with you, my personal top ten Disney ...

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

Cozy Booth at The Brown Derby

1. The Hollywood Brown Derby – Hollywood Studios Inspired by the famous Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, this restaurant is right at home smack dab in the middle of Hollywood Studios. Dropping in for cocktails, savory appetizers like sliders and cheese boards or sweet dessert options are a must do for guests spending a day in Hollywood Studios.  A ...

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

tiffins

2. Tiffins – The Animal Kingdom This relatively new dining addition is located on Discovery Island in The Animal Kingdom. The restaurant is themed with Asian and African décor that fits the adventurous flavor of the menu.  While the entire menu looks incredible, my choice when visiting Tiffins will be the “Taste of Tiffins” plate that enables guests to try smaller ...

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

Jiko

3. Jiko – The Cooking Place – The Animal Kingdom Lodge I have consistently been told that Jiko offers the best in African cuisine.  Located in The Animal Kingdom Lodge, Jiko specializes in African, Mediterranean and Indian cuisine. The seasonal menu is said to be fresh and delicious.  Photo Credit: Disney

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

Artist Point

4. Artist Point – The Wilderness Lodge This rustic restaurant is right at home in The Wilderness Lodge.  It that channels the lodges of the American National Parks.  The assortment of cheeses and seafood offered at Artist Point are great menu choices.  My personal Artist Point bucket list meal is the five course “Taste of the Pacific” meal.

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

Big River Grille

5. Big River Grill & Brewing Works – Disney Boardwalk Big River Grill & Brewing Works is on my family’s “can’t wait to try list”.  As if a Disney vacation were not already relaxing enough, this restaurant is located on the beautiful Disney Boardwalk near Epcot and my favorite resort, the Yacht Club.  Of course Big River Grill is a ...

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10 Restaurants Disney Fans Have on Their Bucket Lists

5. Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming Kitchen – Disney Springs Disney guests craving delicious southern cooking have a new restaurant to enjoy at Disney Springs. World renowned chef Art Smith has infused Disney Springs with southern flavor inspired by his childhood in Florida.  If you are looking for chicken n’ dumplings, collard greens, tall layer cakes and delicious cocktails look no ...

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