Disney Vacation Planning

Tips to Stay Cool at Disney World (plus best cooling towels & portable misting fans)

Tips to Stay Cool at Disney World (plus best cooling towels & portable misting fans)

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 (plus what rides close & best shoes to wear)

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (plus what rides close & best shoes to wear)

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 Walt 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 […]

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 Rider Switch

Disney World Height Requirements and Rider Switch

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 […]

What Should I Buy Before Going to Disney World?

What Should I Buy Before Going to Disney World?

One of the many things that I love about Disney world are the gift shops. I don’t crazy buying souvenirs, but I do enjoy both looking and buying. However, while shopping can be a fun part of your Disney vacation, there are some things that […]

The Best Disney Glow Sticks, Wands, and Light Up Toys for Parades

The Best Disney Glow Sticks, Wands, and Light Up Toys for Parades

Lately I’ve seen some people in discussion groups saying, “I’ve seen glow sticks listed on Disney World packing lists. I don’t understand … what are they for?” The simple answer is that they’re for fun once it starts to get dark outside. To some extent, […]

What to Pack for Disney World

What to Pack for Disney World

Quick! What is everything you need to pack for your family’s Walt Disney World vacation? The question is enough to make your head spin, especially if you have little people in your family that you need to “pack” for just to drive 3 miles around […]

Disney Apple Watch Bands: Dooney and Bourke, Mickey Mouse, & More

Disney Apple Watch Bands: Dooney and Bourke, Mickey Mouse, & More

According to Wikipedia, the Apple Watch was released in April if 2015 and quickly became the best-selling wearable device, with 4.2 million of them sold in the second quarter of 2015. You maybe already own an Apple Watch, but maybe you never thought about how […]