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How to Add Magical Florida Manatee Encounters to Your Disney World Vacation

Up close of a manatee

Don’t you find manatees just absolutely adorable? Alternately and affectionately referred to as “sea cows” for their rather rotund bodies and gently grazing nature, did you know that the manatee is the official marine mammal of the state of Florida? Therefore, it seems only natural that for some, manatee encounters play an integral part in having the ultimate Floridian experience. ...

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Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Whimsical New Bakery

the cake bake shop

Lots of changes have been coming to Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, and Disney Resorts further afield like Disneyland Paris Resort — and while some changes might not be welcomed by Disney Guests, the new Cake Bake Shop coming to the Disney BoardWalk in 2023 will almost certainly be a welcome one! The Disney Parks Blog has shared some behind-the-scenes ...

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Where to Find Boozy Brunch Bevies at Walt Disney World

You don’t have to wait until the evening for happy hour to indulge in an enticing cocktail. Truth be told, cocktails can accompany any occasion, any time of day. And yes, that even includes breakfast and brunch time. With so many great locations all throughout Walt Disney World Resort and in neighboring Disney Springs hailed for their breakfast and brunch ...

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Things to Do at Walt Disney World Without a Park Ticket

Whether you are looking for something to do on your travel day or just planning a relaxing day away from the theme parks, you’ll find lots to do at the Walt Disney World Resort without using a theme park ticket. From movies and bowling at Disney Springs to mini-golf, boat rides, resort hopping, and more, here are some of the ...

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Where the Locals Like to Shop and Dine When Not on Disney Property

Locals taking time out from shopping

Have you ever wondered where Disney World locals head to when they aren’t actively visiting the parks or hanging out at Disney Springs? It may be difficult to believe that anyone would even want to go anywhere else, but there are in fact alternative places that area residents like to head to for shopping, dining, and more low-key experiences in ...

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Swirls on the Water is the Newest DOLE Whip Destination at Walt Disney World

Swirls on the Water

There is a new destination for fans of the classic Disney Parks treat, DOLE Whips at Walt Disney World! For the newest takes on this theme park staple, Swirls on the Water is now open at Disney Springs, offering DOLE Whip Flights (yes, FLIGHTS!), floats, DOLE Whip “nachos” and more. @disneyparks The ultimate DOLE whip destination, Swirls on the Water ...

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10 Tasty Pies to Try at Disney World

Pies at Disney World

Many find humor in recognizing March 14, a calendar date that numerically reads “3.14,” as being Pi Day. Not only is it a fun pun for math-minded folks, but it’s also an excuse to celebrate by eating your favorite pie(s). And if you happen to be at Walt Disney World Resort on such a date, you certainly have plenty of ...

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Eleven Appealing Apple Treats to Try at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney's Candy Apples

If you consider Disney World to be the apple of your eye, as far as vacationing goes, you’re not alone. And if you are particularly fond of that sweet, juicy fruit referenced by that noted saying and just happen to be at Walt Disney World Resort at the moment, then you’re right where you need to be. Not only are ...

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Where to Find the Most Exceptional Seafood Selections at Disney World

Seafood at Disney

In observation of the season of Lent, a significantly large number of people from all around the world actively abstain from the consumption of meat products every consecutive Friday during the 40 days leading up to Easter. And with so many adherents to Lenten practices visiting Walt Disney World Resort this time of year, an upsurge in more seafood-based eating ...

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