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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Day 9: Best Attractions to Ride First

As we discussed on Day 4, it is a great idea to arrive at the park for park opening. Arriving early also allows you the opportunity to ride some popular rides before the lines get too long. It also enables you to save your fast passes for later in the day. I recommend heading straight to these rides first. Magic Kingdom:…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 8 – Essentials to Buy at Home

A Disney trip can be quite expensive when you include all the incidental items that you may need. I recommend shopping at home and taking some necessities with you. Today, I tried to share a comprehensive list of these items with you. If you can think of anything that didn’t make it to my list, please post it in the…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Day 7: The International Gateway

Guests new to Disney may not know that EPCOT park has two entrances: the main entrance and the International Gateway. The main entrance is in the front of the park (on the Future World side) and that is the entrance used by guests arriving by car, Disney bus or monorail. The International Gateway connects EPCOT with Hollywood Studios and the Boardwalk Resorts. Guests walking…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Day 5: Stay Late

As I posted yesterday, there are many ways to experience extra Disney magic in the parks during morning hours. Luckily, there are just as many opportunities to experience extra Disney magic late at night. My family and I always stay for evening extra magic hours but there’s more magic to be had even after park closing. But, what do you do while the masses…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Day 4: Arrive Early

If you want to experience some extra Disney magic in the parks, plan to arrive early. Many guests don’t get going early enough to arrive in time for park opening (as it is a vacation after all). If you are an early riser, you’ll be happy to know there are some great reasons to get to the parks early. These reasons include: early dining reservations, the Magic…
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31 Disney Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Day 3: Logistics

When planning the logistics of your Disney World vacation, don’t bother trying to plan around check in and check out times at your resort. You’ll find that Disney resorts are unlike other hotels you have visited. Disney wants you to start enjoying your vacation with your family as soon as possible. They’ll happily make sure your bags are secure while you go…
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31 Disney Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Tip 1: Book at Least 181 Days in Advance

I want you to have the most magical trip ever and that is why I cannot stress this tip enough. You must book your trip at least 181 days in advance, if possible! This tip is specifically for guests who plan to dine at table-service restaurants throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. Advance Dining Reservations for table-service restaurants (and quick-service reservations for Be Our Guest)…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip

Welcome everyone! This is my first time joining 31 Days, an annual online writing challenge started by home blogger, Myquillyn Smith (The Nester), and now hosted by Crystal Stine, where bloggers pick one topic and write a post on that topic every day in October. I thought of writing about many different topics before settling on what I really do know a…
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Thursday Thrills: Rock N Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

One of my favorite rides at Hollywood Studios, second of course to my all time favorite – The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror,  is Rock N Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is an enclosed steel roller coaster and it is a beast! It is a totally awesome ride and my family loves it. The queue…
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Top 5 Tips for Disney Bag Check

Every guest who visits the Disney parks with any type of bag must go through bag check before entering the gate. In order to try to help make the process a little easier for you, here are some helpful hints to save you some time and trouble. Tip #1: Don’t fight it! If you are carrying any bag, whether a small camera…
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