WALT DISNEY WORLD GUIDED FISHING TOUR

WALT DISNEY WORLD GUIDED FISHING TOUR

Tara Mulkerin 4.21.19 When my husband was 5 years old his mother took him to the Magic Kingdom for the day. They rode the ferry over from the parking lot. The only thing he remembers from that day was leaning over the side of that ferry staring into the water below thinking about all the fish that must be in there. He decided that day that sometime in his life he would fish in that lake! Fast forward to years later when he was the parent taking...

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Disney Parks Celebrate Earth Month with a Focus on Renewable Energy

Disney Parks Celebrate Earth Month with a Focus on Renewable Energy

by Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, Disney Parks This week marks the start of Earth Month, and we are showcasing our approach to environmental efforts at Disney Parks! From the recently opened 50-megawatt solar facility providing power to Walt Disney World to ongoing efforts to reduce single-use plastics and the granting of more than $75 million to nonprofits through the Disney Conservation Fund,...

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Disney’s Amazing Quick Service Dining!

Disney’s Amazing Quick Service Dining!

Dana Munoz 4.19.19 Part of the fun in planning a Disney trip is planning all of the incredible meals you will eat on your vacation. Disney offers so many different types of cuisine and it doesn’t just serve traditional “theme park food”. Many of us know that part of the Disney planning process is the ever-famous dining day, when you and your agent work together to make your sit-down dining reservations. While table-service dining is...

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Disney World Trading Pins

Disney World Trading Pins

Lisa Perna 4.18.19 Disney pins can be found in Disney parks, at the Disney store, or online at Shop Disney. Every official Disney pin will have the Disney trademark, a stamp of authentication with the date, and mickey heads imprinted on the back. It will also have mickey head that caps off the end to secure the pin to your lanyard. Disney pins can be bought in a starter set with a lanyard or they can be bought individually, or even in a mystery...

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Photo packages on Disney Cruise Line

Photo packages on Disney Cruise Line

Amy Baranek 4.16.19 Sailing on a Disney ship and wondering if you should splurge on the photo package? Wondering if you will get your money’s worth out of the package? Or, how many opportunities will I have to get my picture taken? Let me help you sort through the facts. Photographer availability: You will find no lack of photographers on the boat. You can walk through the lobby and almost always find several photographers set up for pictures...

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Our Florida Roller Coaster Family Vacation

Our Florida Roller Coaster Family Vacation

Corrie Krpejs 4.14.19 Our Family always enjoys spending a week in Florida. This year we decided to try something a little bit different, and opted for a Thrill-Seekers vacation. Taking advantage of SeaWorld Orlando’s 2-Park deal, we decided to add on Busch Gardens Tampa. This was a first for my coaster-enthusiast family, and we were very excited. Though there are lots of other things to enjoy while at SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa,...

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Amazing Snorkeling Tips For Beginners That Will Make You Look Like a Pro

Amazing Snorkeling Tips For Beginners That Will Make You Look Like a Pro

By Kylie Morrow The life changing magic of snorkeling is second to none. When it comes to exploring the depths of the undersea with a diving mask and a snorkel, there’s a lot you need to know. Read on as we attempt to answer all your burning questions about snorkeling – from how to prepare for your under-water expedition, to how to defog your mask. If you’re ready to dive in, here’s what you need to know… Why snorkeling is simply...

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Good Times at Cowfish

Good Times at Cowfish

Lisa Parsons 4.12.19 We have reached an age of digital fish. When you step into the lower entrance of The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar at Universal CityWalk, you are greeted by a large digital aquarium. A genius move to occupy the kids of this millenium. This restaurant is excellent, and has the crowds that prove it. With this can come long wait times, thus the digital fish. You can create the fish of your liking and watch it swim away; you will...

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The Ultimate Scenic Drive: Driving on Daytona Beach!

The Ultimate Scenic Drive: Driving on Daytona Beach!

Anna Trosper 4.11.19 On our last trip to Florida, my husband and I got into the car and headed north on Highway 4. We left Orlando around 9:00 am not sure where we were going. Two and a half hours later we found ourselves in Daytona Beach. We both had never been there, so we thought we would check it out. Because it was around lunch time, we started looking for a place to get a bite. We wanted to eat on the beach and Landsharks fit the bill....

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High Roller Wheel: The Promenade at the LINQ, Las Vegas, Nevada

High Roller Wheel: The Promenade at the LINQ, Las Vegas, Nevada

Christina Szewczuk 4.9.19 Looking for something fun to do in Vegas? Try the High Roller Wheel! Visible from the Strip, the High Roller Wheel looks like a giant Ferris wheel with large round pods instead of buckets. You can find it at the LINQ Promenade between the LINQ and Flamingo hotels. There are lots of stores and restaurants at the promenade, as well as a zip lining opportunity. This area reminded me of a nicer, smaller scale version of...

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Landshark Bar & Grill, Daytona Beach, Florida

Landshark Bar & Grill,  Daytona Beach, Florida

Anna Trosper 4.7.19 On my last adventure to Florida, my husband and I ended up in Daytona Beach. We were looking for a place to eat that was right on the beach. As we started to look it did not take long before my husband spotted the sign for Landsharks! We are big Jimmy Buffett fans, so this was the place for us. And yes, it is right on the beach so we couldn’t ask for anything better. As we pulled in there was plenty of parking and we...

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Aunty’s Beach House at Aulani, A Resort and Spa in Ko Olina Hawaii

Aunty’s Beach House at Aulani, A Resort and Spa in Ko Olina Hawaii

Missy Ryan 4.6.19 After touring Aunty’s Beach House in Aulani I am convinced that my kids would never want to leave. To be honest, as I was touring it, I didn’t want to leave!! Aunty’s is a kids club located on property for ages 3-12. Children must be potty trained to attend Aunty’s. The best part is this a FREE program while you are visiting Aulani!! Parents should be prepared to sign up in advance to ensure their space. If you missed...

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