Disney Vacation Planning

Fantasmic! (Dining Package, Dessert Party, and FastPass)

Fantasmic! (Dining Package, Dessert Party, and FastPass)

Fantasmic! is an outdoor “mixed media nighttime spectacular” at Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. It includes, among other things fireworks, characters, live actors, water effects, music, decorated boat floats, and mist screen projections. Basically, the show stars Mickey Mouse (in his “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” role) […]

Disney World Height Requirements and Rider Swap

Disney World Height Requirements and Rider Swap

In this post not only will I give lists of the height requirements for rides in each park (including the water parks), but will also discuss: Why your child may be physically tall enough, but not emotionally ready to ride certain attractions What to do […]

Rock n Roller Coaster: Speed, G Force, Songs, and More

Rock n Roller Coaster: Speed, G Force, Songs, and More

Rock n Roller Coaster in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios, a fast roller coaster with loops that blares Aerosmith music through speakers near your head during the ride, is a good prop to illustrate the differences between me and my husband Rob. Rob gets motion […]

Space Mountain: Height Requirements, Fun Facts, and More

Space Mountain: Height Requirements, Fun Facts, and More

I still have a very vivid memory of being mad at my mother because she wouldn’t let me ride Space Mountain during my own childhood trip to Disney World when I was in elementary school. In retrospect, it was probably a good call on her […]

What is the Disney Rash? (Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment)

What is the Disney Rash? (Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment)

So I guess I’m really slow when it comes to certain things ,,, but I just discovered last week that there is something called “The Disney Rash.” As you’ll see in a moment, it isn’t really a rash at all, but it is kinda ugly […]

Avatar Flight of Passage: Wait Times, Motion SIckness, and Plus Size Guests

Avatar Flight of Passage: Wait Times, Motion SIckness, and Plus Size Guests

Flight of Passage is the better and more popular of the two rides in Animal Kingdom’s newest land, Pandora — The World of Avatar. It is, of course, based on the then-popular-now-not-so-much 2009 film Avatar. Disney began developing Pandora — World of Avatar in 2011 […]

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains

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 […]

Walt Disney World Trivia Questions (and Answers)

Walt Disney World Trivia Questions (and Answers)

I love trivia, especially when it comes to behind-the-scenes, entertainment-related things. (It kind of drives my kids crazy sometimes.) For example, did you know that some of the names considered for the Seven Dwarfs included Awful, Blabby, Deefy, Dirty, Gabby, Gaspy, Gloomy, Hoppy-Jumpy, Nifty, and […]

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 […]

Dole Whip: Facts, Recipes, and Disney World Locations

Dole Whip: Facts, Recipes, and Disney World Locations

Whether you’ve been to Disney World or not, you’ve heard people speak of the “Dole Whip,” often with a touch of love and longing in their voice. In this post we’ll cover some important facts about the Dole Whip, all the places where you can […]