To Dine or Not to Dine – Step 5

Walt Disney World offers dining plans to help you plan your meal expense before you even leave your house. Your entire party (everyone on your reservation) must take part in the dining plan and it is for the entire length of your stay. If you have someone joining you part way through your stay and…

Garden Grill – Epcot

Trip Report – April 27, 2009 Want a restaurant that allows your kids some time to meet Mickey, Pluto, Chip and Dale? The Garden Grill in the Living with the Land Pavilion at Epcot might just be your choice. Open only for dinner from 4:00 pm on our family really enjoyed this restaurant. Customers are…

Cinderella’s Royal Table – Magic Kingdom

Trip Report – May 3, 2009 How fun would it be to have breakfast, lunch or dinner in Cinderella’s castle? We love it! Our favorite time to go is for an early dinner after being arriving at the park early for rope drop and spending a magical day in the Magic Kingdom. No dinner would…

Cap’n Jacks – Downtown Disney

Trip Report – April 30, 2009 We finally went to Downtown Disney on this past trip. After 14 trips and never taking the time to visit we finally felt it was time. We are very glad we went. The best thing about Cap’n Jacks was that at lunch time we were one of only 4…

What Type of Tickets Should I Get – Step 4

There are many types of tickets available for attending Walt Disney World. The first is the basic length of stay pass. These tickets are good for 1-10 days from the moment you check in to midnight on the day you check out of your hotel. You may also choose to change the days of your…

When to Vacation at Walt Disney World – Step 2

Now that we have our budget set we need to decide what dates to actually book our trip for. We have been to WDW for as few as two days to as many as twelve days. Each trip was dependent upon budget and the time constraints of how much vacation we had saved up. Each…

Getting Ovewhelmed by Disney? Step 1 Make a Budget

I realized today as I began to help another first time Walt Disney World vacationer start to plan her trip just how very overwhelmed she was by the whole process. It seemed to her there were just too many things to think about and not enough time. To fly or drive? Which hotel? Which tickets?…

A Day at Magic Kingdom

Trip Report – December 8, 2008 We spent the second day of our two day trip to WDW at Magic Kingdom. We arrived right at 9:00 am and were in the first parking lot. We drove rather than take the buses because we needed to leave for Miami early in the afternoon. We entered Magic…

The Rest of the Land and Imagination Pavilion

Trip Report – December 7, 2008 After lunch we we went on The Living with the Land boat ride. Neither child had been on this before so we thought this was going to be a really great learning expedition for them and we were not disappointed. Wait time was less than the stated 5 min….

The Land – Sunshine Seasons

Trip Report – December 7,  2008 We were in need of a late lunch early dinner. On our way into The Land we stopped at the Garden Grill to see if we could get walk up seating or reservation. There was nothing for a few hours so we chose to eat downstairs at Seasons. We…