You might be surprised to learn that Disney World is not a very WIFI friendly location. That being said, new access points are being added every year. Here are you’re best bets for finding a free WIFI location in 2012: [Read more…]
Disney World might well be the best place to celebrate your child’s birthday. Where else can you combine the usual birthday traditions with amazing rides and your favorite Disney characters? But DW is more than just a great backdrop for your child’s special day, if you plan ahead you can enjoy some great freebies as well. [Read more…]
One of the hardest parts of planning for your Disney World vacation is trying to determine the best ways to save money on your trip. There is a fine line between finding the best deal and cheapening your family’s experience. You always want to maximize your budget, but you also want to fulfill everyone’s expectations on the trip. [Read more…]
One of the best things about Disney is that it’s not all about the rides and the parks. It’s called the Walt Disney World resort because it has more to offer than just an amusement park. You can find plenty of things to do and see that aren’t located at one of the four main parks. Here are some highlights:
An area of Disney that’s free to enter, here you’ll find a wide variety of shops and restaurants, all with a Disney theme. You can spend the afternoon shopping around for unique Disney souvenirs and then get a delicious dinner at night. It’s also a good place to go if you’re looking for a little nightlife in Disney. This is the place where you’ll find the bars, many of which feature entertainment on the weekends. Downtown Disney is also home to La Nouba, the Cirque du Soleil show permanently located in Orlando. It’s definitely worth seeing if you can get a ticket.
The Water Parks
Disney is home to two water parks: Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. Both are fun places to go on a hot day and have things for all ages. Blizzard Beach is themed after a ski resort that has melted, and it has some of the bigger slides and rides. Typhoon Lagoon has a large area for children, some family rides, some big slides, and even an area to go snorkeling.
Even if you’re staying on Disney property at one of the resorts, you might want to spend some time checking out what the other resorts have to offer. Many are themed in beautiful and unique ways, so if you want to see southern mansions or a Polynesian beach, you should check out the resorts. Another highlight is dining. Many of the resorts offer some of the best dining on property. So whether you’re looking to have a character meal to meet Mickey, attend a luau, or get a great view of the fireworks while dining, you can find what you want at the resorts.
Disney also has a sports complex and many options on property for those guests who are more active. They have some golf courses, including miniature golf courses for the children, a place to go fishing, horseback riding, and various boats and bicycles available to rent at many of the resorts. In addition, an exciting opportunity for racing fans is the Richard Petty Driving Experience. You can experience first hand the thrill of driving a NASCAR race car. If that seems a little too intimidating for you, you can still get the thrill by signing up to be a passenger in a car driven by a professional driving instructor.
It may still feel like summer but Halloween is right around the corner and that means it is time for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World. For 24 special evenings between September 14 and November 1 the Magic Kingdom will transform into the happiest Halloween spot on the planet. [Read more…]
Once the dust has settled from Christmas and New Year’s many families start looking ahead to their 2012 vacations. This is a good time to plan a Disney World trip since their reservation calendar for each year opens on January 1st. [Read more…]
With 2012 right around the corner, many of us are planning our Disney World vacations for the upcoming year. Disney World is also busy marketing the different packages and PIN codes available to lure tourists to their properties. [Read more…]
One of the first things prospective Disney World visitors look for when planning their trip are coupons to help them save money. If you are familiar with using the internet to find discounts then you will likely come up with at least a handful of Disney vacation specials. These can apply to everything from park tickets to hotel rooms and even free dining plans. [Read more…]
Has the travel and ticket costs of Disney World kept you and your family from taking the vacation of your dreams? Well perhaps you will change your mind after reading this. There are quite a few little known cheapies and freebies might make your dream come true. If you can afford the travel and accommodations then this article will help you with entertaining your family for pennies on the dollar. [Read more…]
Disney unveiled a special promotion on Christmas Day this year – free admission to their famous Orlando theme park on your birthday in 2009! This is one of the most unique savings opportunities ever offered at Disney World and it is sure to affect the way people shop for their Disney vacations. Families with twins or triplets will certainly want to take advantage of this deal. [Read more…]