Walt Disney World

31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 21 – The Monorail Run Down (Plus a Couple Extras)

The monorail system at Disney World opened with the original complex on October 1, 1971. It is one of the best, and most fun, ways to get around the Walt Disney World Resort area. In fact, it’s my favorite mode of transportation at WDW. I use the monorail for many reasons: it’s a fantastic way to see the WDW property; it’s a relaxing and…
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31 Tips for Your Disney Trip: Day 20 – Pin Trading

Pin trading is a popular activity at Disney World. Guests love the rides and attractions but some people really get into the fun of pin trading. Pins (like these) are sold throughout Disney World and guests can trade pins with Cast Members. Disney Cast Members must trade any Disney pin with a guest who wants to trade. Pins can be found all around…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip : Day 19 – Buy Tickets Early

If park tickets are not included in your package, you will benefit from buying them early. Ticket prices usually increase each year (around May) so buying them before that time can save you a bit. There is also another great reason to buy them early: fast pass+. With fast pass+ guests can book fast passes for their favorite rides and attractions up to…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 18 – See the 2nd Show

If you are visiting when there are 2 showings of Fantasmic at Hollywood Studios, always see the second showing. The line will be much shorter and you’ll get better seats. Many people wait for the show, but then leave the park immediately after. On days with morning Extra Magic Hours, this is especially true. Families with young children will be spent by late afternoon. Sometimes,…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 17 – Use the WDW Railroad for Transportation

As you enter the Magic Kingdom, you’ll notice that you pass right under the Walt Disney World Railroad Depot. Some file on in and head down Main Street USA, but if your goal is to get to Frontierland or Fantasyland, you might want to stop here. The Walt Disney World Railroad makes 3 stops. If the park was a clock with the entrance at…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 16 – Don’t Follow the Crowds

Thanks for joining me for Day 16 of the #Write31days challenge. My tip for today is ‘don’t follow the crowds.’ Disney World is a very busy place. Even on dates with “low crowds” there are still tens of thousands of people there at any given time. There are a couple of tricks that can help you when dealing with large crowds. Many…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 15 – Watch for Bounceback Offers

Today I’m sharing a tip for saving money on a future trip to Disney World. It is very important that you check every piece of paper left in your resort room. Sometimes Disney will notify you that one park or another may open early the next day, or that there is a change in the transportation schedule, etc. Sometimes, you might even be offered a…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 14 – Park Maps and Times Guides

Each day of your Disney World visit provides new and exciting opportunities to experience the magic of Disney. In order to keep up with all of the limitless daily offerings in and around the parks, it’s good to get in the habit of picking up a Times Guide each day. This will keep you up-to-the-minute on happenings in and around the parks. A…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 13 – Merchandise Delivery

I am definitely the exception to the rule when it comes to the common misconception that women love to shop. I would rather be reading a book or going to a movie any day of the week. I don’t know why it is, but all that seems to change as soon as I step foot into the Magic Kingdom. You can bet that…
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