Captivating Carthay Circle in Disney California Adventure Park

Captivating Carthay Circle in Disney California Adventure Park

By: Sarah McClure April 26, 2018 Hollywood’s Golden Age spanned three decades and gave us classic films and movie stars. From the late 1920’s through the late 1950’s, people were mesmerized by the glitz and glamorous lifestyles of film makers and actors. Now we can relive this magical era by dining at Carthay Circle Restaurant in Disney California Adventure Park. A meticulous reproduction of the original Carthay Circle Theater, which...

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Satu’li Canteen in Pandora – World of Avatar

Satu’li Canteen in Pandora – World of Avatar

By: Sarah McClure March 6, 2018 When you think of a Walt Disney World quick service meal, does your mind automatically go to burgers, nuggets and mac and cheese? I believe Disney has really raised the bar when it comes to their quick service options with Satu’li Canteen. This restaurant is in the new Animal Kingdom land of Pandora – The World of Avatar and offers healthy dishes with well-known ingredients. The story behind Satu’li Canteen...

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Disney’s Rope Drop

Disney’s Rope Drop

By: Sarah McClure December 26, 2017 “Rope Drop” is a Disney phrase meaning “park opening”. Usually “park opening” is a process of allowing guests through a series of steps. Step One at all parks will have guests go through a security screening before arriving at the park entrance. This will include a bag check and a walk through metal detectors. It is best to have all pouches on your bag opened and ready for inspection. Guests will...

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Kidcot Fun Stops and a bit of Pixie Dust

Kidcot Fun Stops and a bit of Pixie Dust

By: Sarah McClure November 7, 2017 Have you been “pixie dusted” while on a Disney vacation? The term “pixie dusted” refers to those magical moments when a Disney Cast Member shows a guest a bit of extra attention, gives them a little extra something special or treats them to a unique experience. We have been blessed with pixie dust several times on our many Disney adventures. Some of our favorites include opening Magic Kingdom Park,...

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Sci Fi Dine In Theater at Hollywood Studios

Sci Fi Dine In Theater at Hollywood Studios

By: Sarah McClure October 24, 2017 Dining options at Walt Disney World Resort abound! You can dine with beasts, royalty and critters. You can try cuisine from almost every country in the world. You can have the Kitchen Sink for breakfast and do a pub-crawl for dinner. Or you may desire a restaurant with a completely distinctive atmosphere and dishes reminiscent of a simpler time. Let’s go back to poodle skirts, convertibles, milk shakes and...

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Ariel’s Grotto in Disney’s California Adventure

Ariel’s Grotto in Disney’s California Adventure

By: Sarah McClure June 29, 2017 Let’s go under the sea and dine with our favorite princesses! Located in California Adventure Park’s Paradise Pier, Ariel’s Grotto is the perfect option for a delightful character meal. Ariel and her Princess friends are available to meet your family, sign autographs, share stories and take photos during the breakfast and lunch celebration. It is important to know that Princesses will not be at the Dinner...

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Cinderella’s Royal Table

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Sarah McClure April 20, 2017 Living in a real life castle is one of my dreams!  Since I can’t truly live in a castle, I love to visit one any chance I get and I can do just that in Magic Kingdom.  Not only can I visit and ogle the beautiful décor, I can actually dine with Princesses in a Disney castle. Cinderella’s Royal Table is a Fine Dining experience that is absolutely worth getting up early 180 days prior to your Walt Disney World...

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River Belle Terrace at Disneyland

River Belle Terrace at Disneyland

Sarah McClure March 28, 2017 Looking for a bit of Southern hospitality and fantastic BBQ fare?  Take a closer look at River Belle Terrace in Disneyland’s Frontierland.  Located next to Pirates of the Caribbean and across from Rivers of America in a quaint white building with tall columns, green shutters and intricate wrought-iron railings, you can’t miss this table service restaurant. River Belle Terrace is open for lunch and dinner and...

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Fine Dining at Disneyland’s Steakhouse 55

Fine Dining at Disneyland’s Steakhouse 55

Sarah McClure January 19, 2017 Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel is a must for your next Disneyland vacation! This fine dining experience will surround you with elegance and offer tantalizing dishes and excellent service. Upon entering Steakhouse 55, you will notice many large photos of Walt Disney, Hollywood bigwigs and classic actors. The décor has a modern feel in black and white with rich, purple velvet chairs and dark wood...

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A Bright, Breezy and Brisk Bike Ride on Disney’s Castaway Cay

A Bright, Breezy and Brisk Bike Ride on Disney’s Castaway Cay

Sarah McClure August 25, 2016 Castaway Cay is Disney’s private island in the Bahamas and will prove to be a highlight of your Bahamian or Caribbean sailing. There are currently 23 port adventures available, ranging from tube and snorkel rentals to the amazing Sting Ray Encounter and Parasailing adventure. Disney’s Castaway Cay offers families a wonderful island beach day, and what better way to explore an island than on two...

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