Christmas can be found year-round at Winter Summerland

Christmas can be found year-round at Winter Summerland

By: Allison Flynn May 1, 2018 Imagine snowmen and igloos in the warm Florida sun. While it doesn’t sound possible, it is – with the help of a little Disney magic! In addition to the great fun to be had inside the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort, there are also two miniature golf courses to test your skills on! Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf and Winter Summerland Miniature Golf offer you the chance to see who comes...

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Our first Disney Cruise – a ‘wonder’ful experience!

Our first Disney Cruise – a ‘wonder’ful experience!

By: Allison Flynn March 13, 2018 What happens when a Walt Disney World Resort fanatic decides it’s time to take her family on a cruise? Well, she books a Disney Cruise Line cruise, of course! My family was fortunate to be able to go on our first cruise in 2017, and it exceeded our expectations on every level. I’d always heard that cruising was a relaxing vacation, and beautiful to boot, but I was still a little skeptical. What if I got sick?...

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Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach: A Groovy Resort with a Swell Family Suite

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach: A Groovy Resort with a Swell Family Suite

By: Allison Flynn December 12, 2017 I think having parents raised in the 50s and 60s may have contributed to my love of retro things and beach music. So when we decided to drive down to Orlando a day early for our vacation, I knew I wanted to spend at least one night at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. Do you remember staying in hotels with over-the-top fixtures and filled with kitsch? If you miss that, then you will absolutely enjoy this...

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Mardi Gras at Sea in Tiana’s Place

Mardi Gras at Sea in Tiana’s Place

By: Allison Flynn October 26, 2017 Princes and princesses alike will love the newest rotational dining restaurant offered by Disney Cruise Line on the Disney Wonder. Tiana’s Place is now included with Triton’s and Animator’s Palate, and brings to life Tiana’s dream from “The Princess and the Frog.” This restaurant was added during the Wonder’s dry dock refurbishment in 2016. I absolutely love how Disney truly can take a scene from...

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Wishes Family Travel’s storefront is open for business!

Wishes Family Travel’s storefront is open for business!

By: Allison Flynn August 3, 2017 Wishes Family Travel is proud to announce its storefront location at 1252 Overbrook Road, Suite 11, in Gaffney, SC. Are you nearby to our storefront? If so, I encourage you to come in and visit with us! We are staffed by our agency owner, Shellie Wylie, and General Manager, Becky Mullinax, as well as several agents. We’re here to help you to not only choose a destination if you’re unsure of where you want to...

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Disney Dining Plan: A stress-free way to enjoy your meals at Walt Disney World

Disney Dining Plan: A stress-free way to enjoy your meals at Walt Disney World

By: Allison Flynn May 25, 2017 What if you could pay for your breakfast at Chef Mickey’s or your dinner at Whispering Canyon before you ever arrived at the Walt Disney World Resort? With the Disney Dining Plan, you can! The Disney Dining Plan is a great way to pre-pay for meals and snacks you’ll eat during your magical Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Available to those who will also be staying at an onsite resort hotel, the Disney Dining...

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Enjoying 50s flavor at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

Enjoying 50s flavor at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

Allison Flynn May 2, 2017 Long gone may be the days of drive-in movie theaters, but you can still experience the fad from the 50s at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Entering the dining area of the restaurant truly feels like you’ve been transported back in time. Car-shaped booths facing a movie screen are surrounded by a twilight setting with mountains in the distance. My family was lucky enough...

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Garden Grill: A character meal worth falling in love with

Garden Grill: A character meal worth falling in love with

Allison Flynn April 13, 2017 If you’re a fan of food and all things Mickey Mouse, then look no further than Garden Grill.  This character meal is as pleasing to the palate as it is to your love of meeting Mickey. Garden Grill is located inside Epcot’s Land Pavilion, and it is the only rotating restaurant in the World! While you dine, the restaurant is slowly making its journey – and along the way you’ll be able to catch some of the...

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Your kids will be drawn to this Disney resort!

Your kids will be drawn to this Disney resort!

Allison Flynn April 4, 2017 Larger than life characters, art lessons in the lobby, an arcade and a Big Blue Pool! With the amenities and theming, it’s no wonder that your children will be drawn to Art of Animation Resort. Art of Animation Resort opened in 2012, and the resort’s theming is all things animated. Both standard rooms and family suites are available on the property, and each area is divided by movie theme. While standard rooms...

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Just a Toddler in the World

Just a Toddler in the World

Allison Flynn March 7, 2017 Before my youngest son was born, the only times I’d traveled to the Walt Disney World Resort was with my nieces when they were 9 and 7, and my oldest son after he’d turned 5. My husband and I always said we would be one of those families who took small children to Disney – they wouldn’t remember it, you had to pack all this stuff ….. And then our youngest son was born. We pretty much threw every “we...

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