I started blogging to share and inspire families to connect more with their families through travel and everyday life adventures. What I never expected was that I would be inspired as well. This year I have the incredible opportunity to make a personal dream come true by attending the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. Not only is this an amazing adventure for my family, but it is an inside look at Walt Disney World and I can’t wait to share it with you.
One of my best tips for visiting Walt Disney World is to plan a rest day. A rest day gives you a chance to move at a slower pace and recharge after a full day at the parks. Planning a rest day at Walt Disney World doesn’t mean there is nothing to do. You could actually spend a week at Walt Disney World and not even step foot in a park. Read more for my 12 favorite ways to spend a rest day at Walt Disney World.
We have been planning a visit to Orlando in August for over a year and I was so excited to learn that Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party was going to have a few dates in August. At first I wasn’t sure we would enjoy a Halloween party in the summer but I knew the chances of us visiting in September or October were pretty slim. With that in mind we booked our first Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.
Making Fastpass+ Magic Kingdom reservations can seem overwhelming because there are so many options. With a little planning and research you can be prepared for your Fastpass+ Magic Kingdom reservations and start having a magical Disney day.
Walt Disney World may be in the middle of Florida but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some island life. ‘Ohana Character Breakfast at Walt Disney World is a family style character dining experience located at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. It has a Hawaiian theme and focuses around the Lilo & Stich movie. I was so happy we added this to our Disney vacation. We loved it and had a great time enjoying the food and meeting the characters at the ‘Ohana character breakfast.
Staying at Walt Disney World and staying on budget can be difficult for large families. Most think a stay on-site at Disney is out of reach. This may not always be the case. If you do a little research and planning staying on-site at Disney can happen. Here are my 5 best Disney on a budget resorts for families of 5(or more).
If you ask people their opinion on staying on-site at Walt Disney World or off-site you will get a dozen different opinions. Some think it is too expensive. Some think it is too much Disney. I think it is the perfect choice for your family if you are spending most of your vacation at the parks. The perks of staying on-site at Walt Disney World are numerous and can fit into any family budget.
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Jedi Training at Walt Disney World is a fun interactive Star Wars experience. On our last visit to Walt Disney World we had the opportunity to participate in the Jedi Training Academy at Disney Hollywood Studios. It is open to all visitors at Disney Hollywood Studios with an admission ticket. This was one of my kids favorite activities from our visit to Disney World and they are still talking about it. If you have a Star Wars fan in the family I highly suggest you add Jedi Training Academy to your must see list. It is a mix of show and interactive experience that your entire family will enjoy!