Who is your favorite character to meet when you visit Universal Orlando Resort? With over 65 different character meet and greets between Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, you could spend an entire day meeting them and still not see everyone. Below I have a list of the Universal Orlando Character Meet and Greets, where to meet them, and how to plan your visit.
There are a lot of Disney challenges that turn a day at the parks into a full on scavenger hunt. I’ve seen 4 parks/4 day challenges, Disney food challenges, roller coaster challenges, and so many more. On our most recent visit we decided to do a Walt Disney World Selfie Challenge.
Our visit to Walt Disney World in May was such a special treat because we got to experience the Walt Disney World VIP tour. We spent the weekend enjoying amazing food, incredible entertainment, awesome attractions, and got to meet one of our favorite cast members of all time, Kelly.
Start your Orlando family vacation in style with a stay at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. This Universal Orlando Resort is located close to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, and has a retro theme that we absolutely loved! We have stayed at Cabana Bay Beach Resort three times in the last year. This is why we keep coming back.
Walt Disney World resort introduced a game changing way to order your food during a visit to the Walt Disney World parks. Waiting in line to order food with a family can be stressful for the parents and the kids. Disney Mobile Ordering changes all that. It is the easiest way to save time and stress when planning your meals at a day inside the parks.
Do you ever wonder what it is like to be part of the Disney VIP Tours? My family and I had an opportunity to experience what it is like and it did not disappoint. From amazing cast members, a phenomenal tour guide and the best seats, Fastpassses, and dining reservations anyone could ask for, the Disney VIP Tours are one of the best ways to experience a Walt Disney World vacation.
Spending the day with your Disney VIP Tour guide transforms your family visit to Walt Disney World. When you book a Disney VIP Tour you are planning a family vacation of once in a lifetime moments that you will never forget. A Disney VIP Tour gives you so much more than you ever expected from a visit to Walt Disney World. It gave my family a new friend and time with an amazing person we will never forget.
Walt Disney World is known for its amazing theme parks. Each one is created and themed differently and offers a unique experience to their guests. One of our favorite experiences is becoming a Wilderness Explorer at Animal Kingdom. The Wilderness Explorer program offers an interactive learning experience to guests of all ages.
Art of Animation Resort is a value resort located at Walt Disney World. It is located in the World Wide of Sports Area and offers bus transportation to and from the parks. It also has family suites as well as the largest pool on Disney property. We loved our stay at Art of Animation resort and it was a perfect family friendly place to stay during our time at Walt Disney World
Did you know there is a Dr. Seuss land in Florida that is everything you ever imagined? Twisty-turned trees, bright colors and all the beloved characters come to life inside Seuss Landing at Universal Orlando Resort. Seuss Landing is like walking into a Dr. Seuss book. From the colorful scenes to the attractions and food, Seuss Landing is a can’t miss experience for everyone visiting Universal Orlando.
Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios in opening June 30th!! It is almost here and I am so excited! Actually my entire family is so excited. Toy Story is a classic in our house. We have enjoyed all three movies and it is truly incredible when you can see the first one as a child and watch the third one with your children. The new Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios is going to be an amazing addition to the Walt Disney World parks.
We recently returned from the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2018 and what a celebration it was. This year the celebration was held 3 days at Walt Disney World and 3 days aboard the Disney Cruise Line Disney Dream Ship. It was incredible and as I go through my pictures and videos I am so excited to share some of my favorite memories, some new and exciting Disney news, and what I learned about myself on this incredible journey.
When planning a Walt Disney World vacation there is one important step that can save you waiting in lines and missing out on your favorite attractions. That step is planning your Fastpass reservations. When planning your FastPass reservations there are 5 fastpass tips I want to share. They are understanding how FastPass works, setting up your My Disney Experience, understanding the FastPass Tiers, having a plan, and finally making your FastPass reservations.
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. With so many Disney World activities to choose from, a rest day (or non-park) day can be filled with relaxation and a lot of Disney magic. Try one of these Disney World activities on your next visit to and give yourself a day of Disney magic without stepping foot inside a park.
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a great way to celebrate the season without any scary tricks. The event is a kid friendly special ticketed event at Walt Disney World that has your favorite characters dressed up and enjoying a Halloween celebration.
Planning an Orlando Theme Park vacation is fun and exciting but all the fun and excitement can add up for your budget. One of the biggest challenges I find when taking my family to Orlando is how to stick to a budget and save money. I am always looking for Orlando family vacation saving tips. For our latest Orlando vacation, I used Undercover Tourist to help me plan and help me save. I can’t believe I didn’t start using it sooner!
Making reservations for FastPass at Magic Kingdom can feel overwhelming because there are so many options. How do you know which attractions to choose? What rides have the longest wait times? What rides run out of FastPass quickly? With a little planning and research you can be prepared for your FastPass at Magic Kingdom reservations and start having a magical Disney day.
In early March we spent a week enjoying an Orlando family vacation. Orlando is my happy place because I love theme parks. I love the excellent entertainment and attractions. I always end up packing a lot of fun into the trip and this visit was no different. Our Orlando Florida vacation itinerary included 3 hotel stays, relaxed at 3 pools and visited 3 theme parks. It was busy but as always our Orlando family vacation was full of fun, excitement and quality family time.
A family vacation wouldn’t be complete without some amazing pictures. I love taking pictures on our vacations and Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure have some great places to capture your family vacation moments. I’ve rounded up the best photo spots at Universal Orlando that you need to check out on your next visit to the parks.