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Five Tips for Your Family Vacation at Disney World

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A recent discussion with a close friend led me to start thinking about the role of vacation responsibilities and expectations in trip planning. After this friend booked her Disney trip, she immersed herself in planning. Dining reservations? Check. Park plans? Check. She had a great time creating little surprises for her daughters, reading tips and tricks online, getting outfits and swimsuits ready, making sure everything was as perfect as she could make it before they left. I was excited right ...

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Handicapped Accessible ATV’s

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Kids who live in areas with paths, open fields, dirt roads, beaches, sand dunes or dry washes often want to join friends and family riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). But is it safe for a kid with a muscle disease to operate an ATV?

Yes and no, says Eric Garrett, who uses a wheelchair because of an accident. Eric says if a rider has good upper body strength and the ability to move and shift his or her weight, then “an ATV ...

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10 Do’s and Don’ts Planning a Disney Vacation

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My wife and I had always planned on taking our first Walt Disney World trip this year so when the New Year ball dropped and 2019 began, we decided to finally schedule our first trip to Walt Disney World. My wife had never been, and the last time I visited was during Walt Disney World was 2011, so we knew we’d need some help with planning. A friend of mine had just taken her first family trip to Walt Disney ...

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Trip Planning Walt Disney World

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My wife and I had always planned on taking our first Walt Disney World trip this year so when the New Year ball dropped and 2019 began, we decided to finally schedule our first trip to Walt Disney World. My wife had never been, and the last time I visited was during Walt Disney World was 2011, so we knew we’d need some help with planning. A friend of mine had just taken her first family trip to Walt Disney ...

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Christmas Day Walt Disney World

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What to do in Walt Disney World for Christmas?

There are many things to do and many reasons why, not least the fact that Christmas almost coincides with my birthday, allowing me to spend my special day in my special place with my special husband – and a special certain donkey named Eeyore, who’s also close to my heart!

However, we love Christmas Day at Disney for so many other reasons. Firstly, there’s no thought needed, in terms of wondering which part ...

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Tips on photo opportunities in Walt Disney World

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We all know that there’s a myriad of things to discover at Walt Disney World. Even after all the time we’ve spent there, we still haven’t seen or done everything, which means we can’t have photographed everything, either. Fair enough, we have probably photographed the park icons, such as Spaceship Earth or Cinderella Castle from every conceivable angle, but there are probably lots of little nooks and crannies that we’ve never even seen, let alone taken pictures of. That’s ...

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MWR Military Discounts on Disney World and Universal Orlando Tickets

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One constant benefit that army members possess is their local foundation Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) office. They provide discounted tickets for attractions local to your distinct base’s place as well as a few hotels and seasonal events, shows, hockey skating and ballet performances. Many MWR ticket offices offer Walt Disney World tickets and just some (mostly west coast bases, but a few in different regions of the country) offer Disneyland tickets in fairly great discounts. If ...

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Guide for the Handicapped and Disabled Visiting Orlando

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Recap

After paying the attendant to park at Universal’s parking garage (and taking an elevator unto the escalator that transport you the main security, once you pass the security checkpoint you are well on your way into Universal CityWalk), you will walk through Universal CityWalk for a few minutes then you will arrive at the main entrance of both parks.

Universal’s Islands of Adventure — By the time we arrived at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, the rain had stopped so that we ...

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Electric Scooters Will Soon Be Coming To Orlando

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Orlando “The City Beautiful” will be replacing the bright green bikes that are littered around with sleek looking electric scooter.

Earlier, the Mayor called electric motor-scooters “dangerous,” but eventually the city will begin a pilot program for electric scooters as early as January 2020.

Dyer said because bicycles have been found near the UCF by city employees, is part of why he is allowing electric scooters.

Approximately five companies were chosen, including Hopr and Lime. ...

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Family Reunion Walt Disney World

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There are a number of reasons to consider when deciding to host your family reunion at Walt Disney World. With Florida’s tropical climate, you are able to organize your get together year around. If members of your family reside distant places, you might think about timing the reunion. Traveling during the off season can bring about substantial savings research your choices, as well as the possibility of group rates.

Putting a few people responsible for ...

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