The Wandering Wheelchair: National Park Series Arches National Park

The Wandering Wheelchair: National Park Series Arches National Park

August 25, 2020 By: Erin Buchanan, Concierge Agent Welcome to my series on national parks. My family and I have made it our mission to visit a few of our country’s national parks each year. So far, we have seen some amazing sights! This summer we took a road trip out west and Arches National Park was on the itinerary! I have a physical disability and use a manual wheelchair as my primary mode of mobility. Some areas of the parks are...

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#DisneyMagicMoments: Virtual Viewing: Disney Cruise Line’s ‘Tangled: The Musical’

#DisneyMagicMoments: Virtual Viewing: Disney Cruise Line’s ‘Tangled: The Musical’

8/29/2020 by Jonathan Frontado, Public Relations Director, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney and Disney Vacation Club Gather the family and get ready to have the best day ever as we celebrate our favorite crafty princess. Today we are excited to bring you a great lineup of fun activities and entertainment inspired by Disney Cruise Line’s “Tangled: The Musical.” It’s Showtime! You are invited to...

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Swimming With Pigs

Swimming With Pigs

August 27, 2020 By: Juli Russ Would you like to experience a unique, hands on excursion on your next Royal Caribbean cruise?  Look no further than Swimming with Pigs!  This excursion is available when your ship is docked at Royal Caribbean’s private island, CoCo Cay. Several boats leave CoCo Cay and zoom across the Caribbean to a privately-owned island which is currently inhabited by 200 pigs.  Six years ago, 18 pigs...

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VIDEO: Beaches Platinum Protocol of Cleanliness

VIDEO: Beaches Platinum Protocol of Cleanliness

August 26, 2020 At Beaches®, we know that the sun, sea, and fresh air are the best medicine of all. And to give you peace of mind while you’re experiencing new adventures and creating wonderful new memories together, Beaches has once again set a new standard of excellence with our Platinum Protocol of Cleanliness. Here’s what we’re doing to help your family stay safe while enjoying paradise. #BeachesResorts...

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Picture Perfect: Secret Tips for Photographing Grand Canyon

Picture Perfect: Secret Tips for Photographing Grand Canyon

August 24, 2020 By: Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel There’s a good reason why millions of visitors take hundreds of millions of pictures at Grand Canyon National Park. Aside from being one of the world’s most beautiful places, it is where even a simple snapshot can look like a postcard. You can thank nature for that. But for inside tips on turning ordinary Grand Canyon images into works of art, you can thank Eric Lindberg, a...

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15 Exciting Vacation Ideas & Spots For Families With Teenagers

15 Exciting Vacation Ideas & Spots For Families With Teenagers

8/22/2020 By Kylie Morrow, Writer for Beaches Resorts Blog As far as family vacations go, to say teenagers can be harder to impress than younger children, is an understatement. For this and other reasons, it can be difficult to come up with family vacation ideas and spots for families with teenagers. That, however, doesn’t mean it’s impossible The key to a successful family vacation with teens is ensuring there’s things to...

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Planning with a Special Needs Mom – Location is Everything Part 3 of a 5-Part Series

Planning with a Special Needs Mom – Location is Everything Part 3 of a 5-Part Series

August 20, 2020 By: Annette Miller Traveling with someone living with special needs requires an additional layer of planning. In this series, we are exploring some of the factors that need to be considered in order to plan a vacation that is perfect for everyone in your travel party. The first installment provided an overview, while the second focused on how planning together can help alleviate stress and get everyone excited about the...

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How To Use Disney World Mobile Order + Tips!

How To Use Disney World Mobile Order + Tips!

August 18, 2020 By: Anna Trosper This is a great way to save time when in the parks and cut down on lines you have to stand in.  Walt Disney World now has a way to pre-order your meals at select quick-service restaurants using the My Disney Experience app.  I was skeptical – would Disney World Mobile Order really improve my dining experience at Walt Disney World? Or would it be more hassle than help? I have to say...

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Where to Eat: Breakfast at Universal Orlando Resort

Where to Eat: Breakfast at Universal Orlando Resort

August 17, 2020 By: Denielle Ricci, Associate Editor, Discover Universal Blog A wise parks and recreation employee once said, “Why would anybody ever eat anything besides breakfast food?” She couldn’t be more right. Breakfast has always had a reputation as the most important meal of the day, and I would say even more so when on vacation. It gets you energized for all of the fun activities you’re going to do, while also...

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