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Sharon is a writer and animal lover from New England. Sharon's two main focuses in her work are Disney's correlations with pop culture and the significance of Disney princesses (which was the basis for her college thesis). When she's not writing about Disney, Sharon spends her time singing, dancing, and cavorting with woodland creatures!

Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

Mickey Bar

6. Eat! Disney has a special kind of magic–and that magic can also be found in its food. You may be eating a full meal in one of the parks (try to make reservations, far in advance), dining at another resort, eating at your own resort, or even just toting a snack through the Animal Kingdom–but odds are that whatever ...

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Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

sunblock

4. Avoid injuries that might dampen the Disney mood. Sunburns, headaches, blisters, dehydration–they can all make your Disney day a less comfortable one. So bring strong sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes–and definitely remember to keep drinking water!  

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Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

Disney Castle Sunbeam

5. Combine a group vacation with a solo one. A Disney vacation can often be much better with family or friends–but don’t forget to make a little time just for yourself, too! Everyone needs some solitude once in awhile, and a vacation does not necessarily mean that you must all be together 24/7. Make sure you grab a snack or ...

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Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

Epcot Italy Night

3. Revisit parks at night. All of the parks–particularly Epcot and the Magic Kingdom–seem more exciting when you’re there in the dark. After dinner at your resort (or at a restaurant like Tony’s Town Square Restaurant, within the Magic Kingdom), head back into the parks to experience some rides and attractions in their evening glory! See outdoor rides like Splash ...

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Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

Monster's Inc

1. Mix attractions. There are certainly many crowd-favorites at Walt Disney World, so visitors will naturally feel some pressure to experience all of the ‘A-list’ rides and shows. However, there is no reason to chase down every roller coaster in all four parks–especially not just because you think that you are supposed to! If a more obscure show like the Monsters ...

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Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

fastpass

2. Use FastPass+. This is common knowledge for most Disney visitors–but newcomers, read on: the FastPass+ is a crucial perk to start utilizing. Use them for your favorite rides by booking spots in advance (including far in advance, before your vacation has even started), and enjoy finding new activities for that saved time!

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Top 9 Secrets for Doing Disney Right

Castle Display Parapets

It’s true: there may not be one universal road to a perfect vacation. After all, every person is different! However, despite Disney-goers’ natural variety, there are still some tips that can actually work for everyone. Here are nine hints that just might help you have the Disney vacation of your dreams!

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12 Things We Wouldn’t Think of Missing At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park

Animal Kingdom

The Animal Kingdom is filled with opportunities to experience nature and to see some remarkable creatures up close. With incentives like that, visiting this Disney park is a no-brainer; but when you’re surrounded by so many beautiful attractions and incredible exhibits, which ones should be your priorities? Let us help you; here are twelve “must-dos” for Walt Disney World’s Animal ...

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The Ultimate Walt Disney World Epcot Checklist: 16 Things You Must Do

Epcot Monorail

It’s not easy to prioritize during a Walt Disney World vacation. We all, of course, want to experience every meal, ride, and show that the place has to offer! However, this is not always possible, particularly in the parks. Here are sixteen highlights from Epcot and Epcot’s World Showcase, to help you Disney-goers along! 16) The American Adventure. It’s wonderful ...

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How To Know Which Disney Experiences You Should Have and What You Should Avoid

Disney Castle

If we’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: there are many, many things to do during a Walt Disney World Vacation. With classic attractions, thrilling rides, and the additions in Fantasyland, the pressure has only increased to enjoy every individual experience that is offered. This is, of course, a travesty; a Disney vacation should always be anything but stressful ...

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