Author Archives: Katie Chapman

Walt Disney World’s Most Underrated Resort

Walt Disney World Resort has so many awesome hotel options. From iconic opening-day Resorts like Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Polynesian Village Resort on the monorail line, to spots with fun pools like Caribbean Beach Resort, Yacht Club, and Beach Club. These higher visibility resorts tend to be the ones you think of when you discuss planning a Disney vacation. But have you ever booked a room at the most underrated Walt Disney World Resort? This quiet but beautiful Disney Hotel is located ...

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Most Underrated Disney’s Animal Kingdom Restaurant? You Decide!

Have you ever experienced the confusion that is realizing other¬†Disney World Guests are not as pumped for your favorite¬†Disney¬†restaurant¬†experiences or attractions as you are? We all have our favorites and our “one and done”¬†Disney World Resort¬†restaurants¬†and attractions. When you find something you love, you want to spread the word, especially if the place you love is highly underrated. When you ...

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Your Official Disney Cruise Packing Guide

Anchors Away! If you are prepping for a Disney Cruise this packing guide is for you! Get ready for the most magical cruise out there. After all, Disney does family vacations well so you can rest assured that if you are taking to the high seas for the first time, or the tenth time, you are in great hands on ...

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First Disney Vacation Post-Pandemic? Here is What You Need to Know

The global COVID-19 pandemic was a pivotal event that sent most of us home from work for months or longer. So many professional fields were impacted by health and safety restrictions and guidelines — particularly the travel industry.¬†Walt¬†Disney¬†World shut down on March 15, 2020, and did not reopen until July 11, 2020. Disneyland Resort in California was closed for more ...

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Have You Dined at the Most Underrated Restaurant in EPCOT?

Everyone loves a hidden theme park gem. You know what I‚Äôm talking about. That quiet corner you can relax in a¬†Disney Park, a cheap eat that is unbelievably delicious, or that fun attraction with a shorter than expected wait time. When it comes to Disney dining, it’s common to hear places like Chef Mickey‚Äôs, Crystal Palace, Le Cellier, and Cinderella‚Äôs ...

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Do Better Universal! Lessons to Learn from Disney World

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My heart belongs to Walt Disney World, but overall, I’m a theme park junkie and don’t discriminate. I love trips to Universal Studios in Orlando, too. Hanging out on Diagon Alley in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter or indulging in Voodoo Doughnut at CityWalk are among my favorite Orlando experiences. That said, Universal needs to learn some lessons from Disney World. Park Capacity As irritating as the Park ...

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No Thanks! Disney Attractions We Don’t Need to Ride Again

From thrill rides to boat adventures, carousels, and singing birds, there is an attraction for everyone at the Walt Disney World Resort. But even die-hard Disney fans that could navigate the Parks in their sleep have a list of Disney attractions that they just don’t love. Maybe it’s the scare factor, long wait times, or just the fact that an¬†attraction ...

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Get Your Spook On: Halloween Disney Movies to Add to Your Watch List

If you are anything like me, your Halloween weekend will consist of warm cider, pumpkin carving, and a Halloween movie marathon. Nothing beats snuggling up to watch spooky and Disney classics like Hocus Pocus, The Haunted Mansion, and Disney channel original movies like Halloweentown. Let’s get your spook on with these Halloween Disney movies to add to your watch list. When a Halloween movie night is mentioned, many people immediately think of the unique gothic ...

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Plan a Toddler Friendly Trip to Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

If you are the parent of a toddler and looking to plan a fun family weekend with a rhythm right for your crew, we got you! A visit to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground is a great idea for families of all ages but is an especially great choice for folks traveling with little ones. The cabins at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground provide a ...

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