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Disney World Vacation Planning Timeline with Time & Money Saving Tips

WDW Timeline

Planning your Disney World vacation is a bit of a science. There are specific times to do certain things. It’s a lot to remember – so I’ve broken it down into manageable chunks and providing the best time frame to complete each step. Do this will ensure you have the most successful vacation experience possible!

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Guide to all character meals at Walt Disney World, including menus

Character Meal Guid

There are character meal opportunities everywhere at Disney World (just about a dozen, in fact) and they are all different. If you have limited time on your vacation, you will likely only be able to enjoy a couple of them. How to choose the best character meals for your family? I break each one down below to help with your planning.

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Disney World “Art of Animation” Resort Review

Art of Animation Review

Art of Animation is one of the newest resorts in Walt Disney World. It opened in May of 2012 and is classified as a “Value resort” with nearly 2,000 rooms and suites. Of the other Value resorts, Art of Animation is by far the nicest. Continue reading

Benefits of Staying at Disney World Property Hotels

Benefits of Staying on Disney Property in Walt Disney WorldDisney World is 40 square miles (size of San Francisco!) with more than 20 on-property hotels. If you opt to stay in one of these hotels, you’ll enjoy perks that others staying off-property won’t receive. Continue reading

My Favorite Disney California Adventure Touring Plan

DCA Touring Plan Pinterest

Disney’s California Adventure park (DCA) has dramatically increased in popularity, partly because of the opening of Cars Land and increased Disneyland crowds in general. Here are some overarching tips for planning your day at DCA park, followed by my favorite touring plan for the whole family. Continue reading

Disneyland’s Best “Quick Service” Restaurants at a Glance

Disneyland Quick Service PinterstDisneyland and California Adventure have literally dozens of Quick Service restaurants. I’ve done the leg work to identify the best restaurants and provide you with each location and menu options. My best options take into account the quality of food, variety of food, and which locations have the all-important “fun-factor”. The menu selections at these Quick Service locations are generally under $15 per adult meal and do not need advance reservations.

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