Author Archives: Jennifer Retzlaff

Extreme Crowds Hit Disney: How To Still Experience the Magic


The Walt Disney World Parks are packed this holiday week. As families look to enjoy some extra holiday magic, we have seen extreme crowds arrive. Larger crowds mean longer wait times for rides, packed walkways, and peak pricing for Genie+. Even with the large crowds, some essential tips will help you navigate the crowds and have a magical time. Although these ...

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First Glimpse of Upcoming Epic Universe Ride Unveiled in New Video

Epic Universal new ride excitement

Work is well underway on Universal Orlando Resort’s newest theme park, Epic Universe. Scheduled to open in the summer of 2025, fans are anxiously awaiting. A new video revealed another significant milestone this week regarding one highly anticipated ride that will make Epic Universe home. How to Train Your Dragon Ride Epic Universe will include a section dedicated to the How to ...

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Unpleasant Challenges Coming to Disney World in 2024

Walt Disney World Cinderella Castle

The end of 2023 has arrived as we prepare for 2024 to launch next week! As we wrap up 2023, let’s prepare for the new year and some challenges coming to Walt Disney World Resort. Some of these challenges could cause significant issues during your Disney vacations. If you have a Walt Disney World vacation planned for 2024 or are thinking ...

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Disney Dining Plan: Paying More for Less In 2024

Disney dining plans

Many Walt Disney World guests are thrilled that Disney will return the dining plans in 2024. For many Disney veterans, the Disney dining plans were essential to their past Disney vacations. When they went away following the shutdown, many guests were upset and wanted them to return. That wish is granted in 2024 as guests can now add a dining plan ...

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Disney Announces Closure of Another Big Attraction

Epcot Closure

Closures and refurbishments are what help keep Walt Disney World moving forward. When heading down for a magical vacation, checking Disney’s official site to see what experience might be closed during your vacation dates is essential. We discovered a significant closure in early 2024 when we recently checked ourselves. If you plan to visit Walt Disney World in early 2024, you will ...

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First Trip is a Dream Come True For Superstar

Disneyland Holiday

Another celebrity headed to Disneyland to celebrate the holiday season and its magic. Disneyland is magical all year; however, there is a little extra touch of magic during the holiday season. With overlays at Haunted Mansion, it’s a small world, and specialty treats are throughout the parks. The holiday season is a popular time to visit Disneyland. One American media ...

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Dwayne Johnson Emphasizes the Importance of “Stability” during the Holiday Season

Like many of us, actor and retired professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson is preparing for Christmas. In a recent interview with People, Johnson reminds us to slow down this holiday season and focus on family and being together. Stability is Key Johnson could spend his holiday season anywhere in the world, but he focuses on stability for his girls during the holidays. Johnson ...

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Disney Resorts Not Worth Staying at in 2024

Disney Polynesian Village Resort

A vacation to Walt Disney World is supposed to be full of magic, but if you choose the wrong Disney Resort, it could be a disaster. When planning your Disney World vacation, there are some specific resorts that you will want to avoid for various reasons. Check out our thoughts below to keep frustration away from the magic! Related: Planning ...

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