Using Disability Access Service (DAS) at Walt Disney World

Using Disability Access Service (DAS) at Walt Disney World

Guest Blogger: Amy Van Horn October 20, 2016 Traveling with a family member who happens to have special needs isn’t always easy, but at Walt Disney World, my daughter truly feels special! In my opinion, Disney does a fabulous job of making sure my nine-year-old, who happens to have autism, has a magical vacation and gets to enjoy the parks just as much as any other guest. One of the ways they do this is through the Disability Access Service...

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Getting Married at Walt Disney World

Getting Married at Walt Disney World

Guest Blogger: Leigh Jenkins March 29, 2016 When I was 16 I attended a fancy dinner at the American Adventure pavilion in Epcot. The entire foyer was decorated in gold and red, and I was blown away by how beautiful it all was. My mother turned to me and said “This would be a great venue for a wedding.” Little did she know how those words would come back to haunt her. Walt Disney World was always my top choice for where I wanted to get...

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Wild Africa Trek

Wild Africa Trek

Guest Blogger: Leigh Jenkins February 16, 2016 Those traveling to Disney for the second, third, or even tenth time, may be looking for something different to try.  A new look at an Animal Kingdom favorite might be just the thing!  The Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a tour that takes guests behind the scenes of Kilimanjaro Safaris, giving a closer look at the animals and their beautiful landscape. Two guides will lead you on...

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Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Epcot Flower & Garden September 24, 2015 By Guest Blogger – Jule Dragstrum As you begin to think about your 2016 visits to Walt Disney World, I wanted to recommend a special time that my family enjoys.  When we decided to go back to the Walt Disney World Resort in 2012, the only question left to answer was to when we would go? We decided to go during Easter Break.  This was our first encounter with the annual EPCOT International...

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A Family of Five Takes to the Seas on the Norwegian Breakaway

A Family of Five Takes to the Seas on the Norwegian Breakaway

Shared with permission from Michelle Marckesano:   This fall we enjoyed our first cruise to the Bahamas as a family of five leaving from New York on the Norwegian Breakaway. We have three daughters and at the time of the cruise they were 7 years old, 5 years old and 18 months old.  First, I must say that this ship is amazing in so many different ways, but for us we absolutely loved the fact that they had something that was fun and made the...

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Disney Fan Friday: D23 Ultimate Fan Expo

Disney Fan Friday:  D23 Ultimate Fan Expo

Are You the Ultimate Disney Fan? By Holly Robbins Think you’re the ultimate Disney fan? If so, then you’ve probably heard of a little thing called the D23 Expo… and if not, here’s a little preview to help up your game. Coming up this August, the 2015 D23 Expo marks the fourth bi-annual event in Anaheim, California. That’s right, unlike Comic-Con (the ultimate nerd-tastic event held every year in San Diego), the D23 Expo is so awesome,...

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Disney’s Hoop De Do Review Dinner Show

Disney’s Hoop De Do Review Dinner Show

The Hoopla over Hoop-Dee-Doo By Penny Shelton Hidden back in Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground in a barn they call the Pioneer Hall is the Walt Disney World Resort’s longest running dinner show, The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue.  This is a must-do for any Disney experience. The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is a 90-minute family-friendly saloon show. Performers sing and dance, deliver comedy skits and interact with the audience for a...

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Magic Kingdom Fantasyland Review

Magic Kingdom Fantasyland Review

New Fantasyland Delights Both the Young and the Young at Heart By Holly Robbins I can still remember the old Skyway gondola ride that connected Tomorrowland to Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom. Since it closed in 1999, I’ve always thought there was something missing from the magic of Fantasyland. Boy are those days over. Disney has really upped the ante with New Fantasyland. New rides. New restaurants. New character experiences. And while...

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A Pirate’s Adventure Review at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

A Pirate’s Adventure Review at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

The Pirate Life for Me     By:  Guest Blogger, Brenda Moguel Our family happily joined in the swashbuckling fun of A Pirate’s Adventure ~ Treasures of the Seven Seas during our last visit to Disney’s Magic Kingdom.  A Pirate’s Adventure is an interactive scavenger hunt that takes you on missions throughout Adventureland to help Captain Jack Sparrow locate the Treasures of the Seven Seas. We started our adventure at the Crow’s...

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Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park

Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park

Festival of the Lion King ROARS! By Penny Shelton May 21, 2015 Festival of the Lion King is a live musical stage show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. This production is performed with Broadway style pageantry and is based on the popular animated film The Lion King. It is filled with music, dance numbers, visual effects and the usage of animatronic and live performers. It is a feast for the senses and one you won’t want to miss! The show is...

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