Tag: Disney Vacation Planning

How to Survive an Airport with Kids without Losing Your Mind

I use to love flying! Going someplace new, being high in the air, a sense of adventure….and then I had kids. Let’s just say getting through an airport with kids was a whole lot more complicated! Instead of hopping on a plane with a book and a sweater, I was …

What You Really Need in a Disney Park Bag & What You Don’t

What do you really need in your Disney park bag? Do you bring a backpack? or just your wallet? Do you bring everything you could possibly need? or just buy what you need as you go? I think what goes into a Disney park bag is one of the hardest …

What Should You Really Pack Your Kids for Disney?

Every time we leave for vacation, I begin hoping that a little fairy will come down to my kid’s rooms and magically pack all their stuff for me. It’s yet to happen, but if it ever does I’ll let you know! You’ll find post after post out there telling you …

Disney Vacation Step 10: Online Check-In Tips

What if you could check into your Disney Resort right now?!? It would be like getting a jump start on your vacation! And the best part is you don’t even have to drive to Florida to do it! Disney has unique practices when it comes to checking in and out …

Disney Vacation Step 9: How to Make a Packing List

Are you worried you’re going to forget something when you head to Disney? Have you looked up multiple Disney Packing Lists and then smooshed them together to create on Mega Packing List? Are you now overwhelmed by everything everyone says you should be carrying around the park with you all …

Disney Vacation Step 8: Countdown to the Trip

Now that you have spent the first 7 steps planning your vacation, it is time to start counting down! The planning and countdown are what keeps us entertained between vacations. Really the countdown is as important as the trip itself! Why Count Down? The countdown to a trip is important …

Disney Vacation Step 7: Transportation at Disney

Now that you have completed Step 6, and your days planned, how you are getting to, from, and around Walt Disney World? I’m not going to lie to you–this one can be tricky! Do you fly, drive, rent a car, take Disney transportation, use Uber? It can seem like a …

Step 6: Making the Most of Resort Days

In Step 1: How Much Time Do I Need?, I discussed taking resort days and how that factors into how many days your vacation will be. Although I do believe that these days need to be slower paced that doesn’t mean they should be boring. With your typical hotel, your …

Step 5: How to Plan a Park Day with a Touring Plan

Have you ever experienced that overwhelming feeling of standing in the middle of a Disney park with no direction or plan? When you’re new to Disney, it can be a lot to take in. With so many attractions, shows, characters, and dining opportunities, it’s easy to get distracted and not …

Step 4: Using Disney’s FastPass System

Most Disney goers have one thing on their mind when they arrive at the park. How do I do more and wait for less? It’s a legitimate question. After all, a day at Disney is not cheap and we want to get our money’s worth. I fully agree with the …