Disney Vacation Planning

Umbrellas at Disney World (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

Umbrellas at Disney World (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

I was doing some online shopping for a new umbrella to keep in my car, because mine somehow disappeared recently. (I think it has something to do with one of my kids.) As I was looking for an umbrella, it got me wondering if using […]

Top 10 Disney World Vacation Planning Posts

Top 10 Disney World Vacation Planning Posts

I don’t know about you, but I’m always interesting in what’s popular and trending. Whenever I go to a new restaurant — and especially if I’m ordering dessert — I’ll ask the server, “What’s your most popular dish?” or “Which dessert is your favorite?” When […]

Disney Memory Maker: PhotoPass Locations, Cost, and Is it Worth It?

Disney Memory Maker: PhotoPass Locations, Cost, and Is it Worth It?

One of the challenges of a Disney World vacation is figuring out which things your should splurge on and which things you should try to save money on. Memory Maker is a package that you buy before your trip that allows you access to all […]

Tips to Stay Cool at Disney World: Cooling Towels, Misting Fans, and What to Wear

Tips to Stay Cool at Disney World: Cooling Towels, Misting Fans, and What to Wear

Did you know that the temperature in Orlando, Florida in July is an average high of 92 degrees? And did you know that the average Disney World guest walks close to 10 miles a day? That can be a very unpleasant combination — and even […]

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (and What Rides Close at the Parks)

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (and What Rides Close at the Parks)

When you picture your Disney World vacation, you’re probably imagining a beautiful, sunny, clear day where you can’t wait to ride Splash Mountain to cool off a little bit. So it may throw you for a loop when you’re about to head out to the […]

Ways to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation: Food, Tickets, and More

Ways to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation: Food, Tickets, and More

Jim Gaffigan, one of my favorite comedians, has a very funny bit about Disney World. He says you can see the desperation on parents’ faces during a Disney vacation as they want to turn to their kids and say, “I hope you’re having fun … […]

The Best Bags for Disney World: Backpacks, Purses, and Sling Bags

The Best Bags for Disney World: Backpacks, Purses, and Sling Bags

If your family is spending the day at one of the Disney World parks, you’re going to need plenty of stuff with you. How much stuff depends on your personality, how old your kids are, and your eating game plan for the day, among other […]

9 Underrated Disney World Rides (With the Shortest Lines!)

9 Underrated Disney World Rides (With the Shortest Lines!)

When you go to Walt Disney World, two things you want to do is 1) Ride the best rides; and 2) Avoid the long lines as much as possible. Hopefully this post will help you do both. To be included on this list, the ride […]

Disney World Height Requirements and Restrictions for Rides

Disney World Height Requirements and Restrictions for Rides

Sometimes when we’re planning a Disney World vacation, we get so excited about what we want to ride that we almost forget there are some restrictions about what we can ride. Or, more specifically, about what our kids can ride. It would be awful for […]

The Best Shoes to Wear to Disney World

The Best Shoes to Wear to Disney World

Did you know that the average distance walked at Disney World is ten miles a day!?! That’s a lot of walking, and if you’re not prepared with sturdy, comfortable shoes that can handle it, you’re probably going to be unhappy.   After reading this post, […]