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HELP! I’m Going to Disney and I Need Help Planning My Trip

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5. 2 Weeks Your trip is right around the corner and most of your planning should be done. By now, your airline confirmation and vouchers should have arrived, as well as your MagicBands. If you want to customize the color, you have up to 10 days prior to arrival to do so. If you customize within the week leading up ...

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HELP! I’m Going to Disney and I Need Help Planning My Trip

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4. 1 Month At this point, guests can book FastPass+ assignments. If you’re staying at a Disney Resort hotel, you have up to 60 days prior to make reservations. The FastPass+ system is your key to success here. Each day, you can make reservations for up to three rides or attractions. Doing this will save you significant time in line ...

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HELP! I’m Going to Disney and I Need Help Planning My Trip

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3. 3 Months In a few short months, you’ll be at the most magical place on Earth! At this stage, it’s important to do more in-depth research and planning. The planning process is different for everyone. Some people want to create a detailed itinerary and some want to do be spontaneous with limited planning. Either way, it’s good to know ...

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HELP! I’m Going to Disney and I Need Help Planning My Trip

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2. 6 Months Prior to Trip This is truly when the fun begins! When you reach the six-month mark prior to your trip, there’s a lot you can start doing. This is a great time to start making dining reservations. Popular restaurants fill up fast and should be booked 180 days prior to your arrival. This also includes dinner-show reservations. ...

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HELP! I’m Going to Disney and I Need Help Planning My Trip

1. Beginning Steps So, you officially started planning your trip to Disney World. Congrats! There are a few things you should consider doing at this stage. First, you’ll want to make hotel arrangements. Whether you’re looking for high-end lodging or affordable accommodations, there are plenty of options. Hotels book fast, so it’s wise to make reservations more than six months ...

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The 7 Things You’ll Love About Mickey’s Backyard Barbecue

Mickey's Backyard BBQ

1. Post-Dinner Fun Guests will also love the location of Mickey’s Backyard Barbecue at the back of Fort Wilderness — at the end of evening, guests can choose to take in the nightly film on the shores of Bay Lake, enjoy a drink a Crockett’s Tavern, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, or wander the paths around Pioneer Hall.  Best of ...

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The 7 Things You’ll Love About Mickey’s Backyard Barbecue

Mickey's Backyard BBQ

2. Dance Party During the evening, guests are able to dance with the Disney characters, but the band also does their part to also recognize people who are celebrating birthdays, as well as anniversaries and invite those people to the dance floor.  During our visit, we were on hand as a couple celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary!  Photo Credit: Disney

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The 7 Things You’ll Love About Mickey’s Backyard Barbecue

Mickey's Backyard BBQ

3. Hidden Disney Guests who like learning and discovering the history of the resort will love dining here — near the entrance to the bathrooms, guests will see a fence — if you are able to stand on a planter, they’ll be able to see a part of the abandoned River Country water park.  Guests aren’t able to explore River ...

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The 7 Things You’ll Love About Mickey’s Backyard Barbecue

Mickey's Backyard BBQ

4. Live Entertainment While the food is being served up, guests will be entertained by a variety of entertainment.  There is a rowdy house band, a rope swirling cowboy, and two country emcees!  With a mixture of singing and dancing, an evening at the barbecue is a great addition to any Disney vacation! Photo Credit: EasyWDW

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