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Hollywood Studios 101 – Complete Rundown of 10 Attractions

Hollywood Studios

If you have been following the recent news, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is in a state of flux. The iconic (or, based on your perception, rightfully maligned) Sorcerer’s Hat is going to be taken down at the beginning of 2015. Many rides and attractions are being shuttered to make way for a renovation to the park – American Idol Experience closed ...

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10 Best Places To Eat At Disneyland

Flo's V8 Cafe - Disneyland

One of the very first things I do when we plan a trip to Disneyland is to decide how many of our favorite places to eat at I can cram into a 3 day visit. Make no mistake, we try hard to get them all every time, but which ever one we miss, we get the next time. Make sure ...

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8 Amazing Facts About it’s a small world

it's a small world

it’s a small world (left un-capitalized intentionally) is a favorite attraction of mine, and I love learning as much as I can about how this timeless ride came to be. Some people can’t stand the ride, citing “that song!!” as the reason they simply can’t stomach it. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that it’s a small world ...

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8 Hidden Gems in Epcot

Epcot

Epcot is a wonderfully themed and beautifully designed park and one of my favorites. There are many exciting attractions, unique sights and sounds, and delicious places to eat and drink. There are also a bountiful amount of hidden gems throughout the park. Here are my top 8 in no particular order. 8. Living with the land boat ride This amazing ...

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7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Day at Epcot

7 Epcot Tips

Epcot is a massive park, so you’ll want to carefully think about how to spend your time there. There’s a lot to do during the day, but it also can’t be missed at night! There are many great attractions in Future World, and a lot of things to experience in the World Showcase as well. I love spending two days ...

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7 Fun Facts About The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion is one of my favorite attractions at Disney! I love the spooky (but not scary) vibe, hitchhiking ghosts, and of course, the signature attention to detail! Here are some interesting facts about its hallowed halls. 1. The Haunted Mansion- A Disney park staple Each Magic Kingdom-esque Disney park (Disneyland, the Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, ...

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Top 5 Secrets for Getting the most out of Animal Kingdom in One Day

5 Secrets - Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom can be a bit of a challenging undertaking to visit in just one day. With limited park hours, and numerous routes and trails, seeing everything in one visit without a solid plan is nearly impossible. When visiting this park for one day only, keep the following tips in mind to ensure that you get the most out of ...

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Disney Height Requirements 101

Soarin'

There’s nothing worse than a child anticipating their very first time on a new Disney ride, only to find out at the entrance that he or she does not meet the height requirement. This happened to us when my daughter was four. We were just about to use our Soarin’ Fastpasses when the Cast Member at the entrance stopped us. ...

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Disney For Chickens – Walt Disney World for the Faint of Heart

Disney For Chickens

When people find out that I am a self-proclaimed Disney Fanatic, they often regale me with a list of their favorite Disney rides. These conversations often begin something like this: “Oh, wow! Don’t you just love Space Mountain!” or “Expedition Everest is awesome! I could ride it over and over again!” I always smile and nod approvingly, but in my ...

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