Disney Vacation Planning

How to Prepare for Miles of Walking at Disney World

How to Prepare for Miles of Walking at Disney World

There are all kinds of things you need to do to prepare for a Disney World vacation, from making a packing list, booking a hotel, getting restaurant reservations, and finding out where to find your favorite characters. But there’s one thing you need to prepare […]

What is the Shortest Ride in Disney World?

What is the Shortest Ride in Disney World?

Being a fan of Disney World trivia, I was curious what the shortest rides at Disney World. So I did a little research, found some great photos, threw in my two cents, and voila — this post was born! All ride length times are from […]

What are the Longest Rides & Attractions in Disney World?

What are the Longest Rides & Attractions in Disney World?

If you’re a fan of Disney World trivia like I am, you might be curious what the longest ride in all of Disney World is. After reading this post, you’ll know both the longest ride and the longest attraction, as well as a few runners-up. […]

When Will ‘Ohana Reopen in 2021? (And why is the Polynesian closed?)

When Will ‘Ohana Reopen in 2021? (And why is the Polynesian closed?)

Update: It’s been confirmed that ‘Ohana will reopened on Friday, July 9. You might still enjoy reading the rest of the article, though. 😊 It’s been over half a year since Walt Disney reopened its gates in July 2020, but as you already know, things […]

Disney Trading Pins: Tips, Secrets, Scrappers, & Fakes

Disney Trading Pins: Tips, Secrets, Scrappers, & Fakes

Around the time our daughter Rebecca was middle school age, she got turned onto pin trading during our Disney vacations. Looking for places to trade pins and finding pins that she really liked became a big part of the trip for her. And, by extension, […]

Are Umbrellas Allowed at Disney World? (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

Are Umbrellas Allowed 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 […]

Disney PhotoPass  vs. Memory Maker (Plus Cost and Locations)

Disney PhotoPass vs. Memory Maker (Plus Cost and Locations)

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 […]

Does Aerosmith’s Rock n Roller Coaster Flip or Loop Upside Down?

Does Aerosmith’s Rock n Roller Coaster Flip or Loop Upside Down?

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 […]

Does Space Mountain Go Upside Down? (plus height requirements, and is it scary?)

Does Space Mountain Go Upside Down? (plus height requirements, and is it scary?)

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 […]

Walt Disney World 2020 Reopening Dates & Details

Walt Disney World 2020 Reopening Dates & Details

Yes, Disney World has finally announced their re-opening dates for the parks. In this post you’re going to learn not only when the parks are going to open, but also the new parks hours, changes that you’ll see a guest, and new protocol and requirements. […]