Considering a Disney Vacation Club Membership?

Disney Vacation Club and How It Works HISTORY In 1991 Disney created a time share property known as the Disney Vacation Club Resort. It opened on December 20, 1991 at Walt Disney World. It was renamed Disney’s Old Key West Resort in January, 1996. On March 30, 1993 Disney Vacation Development Corp unveiled plans forContinue reading “Considering a Disney Vacation Club Membership?”

Walt Disney World – Staying Inside the “World”

Above – Christmas at Animal Kingdom Lodge A great number of families have a trip to Disney World as part of their future plans. If this is you, here are a few pointers on selecting accommodations.And we would really recommend staying inside the “World”. First, the Walt Disney World is more than four theme parks.Continue reading “Walt Disney World – Staying Inside the “World””

Eating Around The World – Walt Disney World That Is

Back in the day a visit to Walt Disney World theme parks meant eating snacks or a variation of fast food with only a couple of sit down venues. Today it’s a whole different story. If you count food stands, bars and lounges, food trucks, cafes, family style restaurants and fine dining you could stayContinue reading “Eating Around The World – Walt Disney World That Is”

Things To Do Before Visiting Disney World

Back a number of years ago the average Disney World trip involved making a hotel reservation and traveling to Orlando. Once at Disney World you bought your park tickets and spent a few days eating fast food, waiting in lines and riding rides. A lot has changed from those times and today there is muchContinue reading “Things To Do Before Visiting Disney World”

Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World

Animal Kingdom Lodge Our favorite hotel inside Walt Disney World is Animal Kingdom Lodge. We have traveled all over the world and have enjoyed stays at a number of resorts and with only a few exceptions, besides Animal Kingdom Lodge, have we really considered the resort the actual destination. The Animal Kingdom Lodge is trulyContinue reading “Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World”

Out-Of-The-Way Find at Disney World

Mexican Food at Picabu Taqueria We have a secret when eating at Walt Disney World. Hidden in the lower level of the Dolphin Hotel in the Boardwalk resort area is the Picabu Taqueria. Looking like a snack bar – fast food venue the Taqueria custom builds some of the best tacos you’ll find anywhere. FeaturingContinue reading “Out-Of-The-Way Find at Disney World”

Disney World Fun for All Ages

  Beyond the Parks there is a whole collection of experiences and things to do at Walt Disney World. Some are designed for all ages and some just for adults. Some are available year round and some are special events. Most require reservations that need to be made way in advance. Here are a fewContinue reading “Disney World Fun for All Ages”

Walt Disney World – MagicBands…

Using FastPass and MagicBands Make FastPass+ Reservations Years ago one of the sure things to expect when the family visited Walt Disney World was spending a lot of time waiting in line. Probably the biggest limiting factor in the number of rides you could take in was the length of the wait lines. Disney wasContinue reading “Walt Disney World – MagicBands…”

Getting Around Disney World

Before you plan a trip to “The World” it might be helpful to understand the transportation systems. The basic drive in and spend a day at a park is pretty straight forward. Get inside The World and follow the signs to the selected park. Pay about $20, park and take the transports to the parkContinue reading “Getting Around Disney World”