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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Four Fun Disney World Date Nights

Love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here are a few fun date night ideas for you and your sweetie at Walt Disney World. Disney’s Boardwalk Plenty of dining options and...

The Stroller Survival Guide For Your Disney Vacation

I know, I know. The words that can strike fear in the hearts (and ankles!) of park-goers everywhere. Strollers!!! But here’s the deal, if you’re frequenting an extremely child-friendly destination such as the Disney...

Park Wise – 2016 Disney Resolutions

I always like to dedicate the first Park Wise of the year to my Disney resolutions and getting to read some of yours, too! It’s fun to know we have 365 (plus one more...

Walt Disney World Park Capacity Closures

Well, magical friends, we are right smack in the middle of the holiday season, my favorite time of year!  With this festive season upon us, the parks are brimming with cheer, sparkle and crowds. ...

What to Do When You Get Sick at Walt Disney World

As I write this, I’m sitting at home under the weather.  While is stinks to be sick anywhere, there’s something a little extra unmagical about being sick on vacation at the Most Magical Place...

Five Tips for Staying Connected in the Parks

Yes, I’m fully aware that we as a society spend too much time on our phones.  In fact my home state is a couple days into a new law prohibiting texting behind the wheel...

Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2015 Fun

As we mentioned last time, fall is in full swing at Walt Disney World, and with that comes the Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2015!  This annual offering brings lots of culinary and libatious...

Top 5 Tips for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom

It’s officially fall at Walt Disney World! While the weather may not agree, the gift shops and décor say it is, and that means Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is in full swing! When asked...

4 Things to Leave at Home on a Trip to Walt Disney World

With post upon post and list upon list about all the things to take to the parks, it’s really easy to over pack.  I’ll admit it, I’m guilty as charged.  Back in our stroller...

Pick the Best Disneyland Resort Hotel

Over the past several columns, we've run down the many resorts Walt Disney World has to offer. While Disneyland features just three resorts, they're not any less fun and Disney-infused than their East coast...

Best Non-Disney Hotels at Walt Disney World

In addition to the Disney owned and operated resorts, there are several resorts on property available for booking which Disney doesn't own.  These hotels don't share all the same benefits as a Disney owned...

Navigate the Night – Surviving Disneyland’s 60th After Dark

Hi, I'm Hastin - and I admit it, I love to visit Disneyland after a long day at work. Especially this summer, when the park is open late every night. But, all those dazzling...

Walt Disney World Value Resorts

We've recently taken a look at the deluxe and moderate resorts at Walt Disney World, rounding out the Disney owned and operated resorts are the Values.  These are a fun option, especially for families...

Walt Disney World Moderate Resorts

You may have noticed my last Park Wise didn't appear as usual, and that's because I was hard at work researching for this very article!  Usually traveling with extended family or friends, our crew...

Deluxe Villa Resorts at Walt Disney World

Last time we ran through the quick and dirty version of the deluxe resorts at Walt Disney World.  Big WDW fans may already know, there's another set of deluxe resorts – the villas!  These...

Top 8 Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World offers a plethora of options for guests wishing to stay in close proximity to the parks. With so many choices, I thought I'd take a the next few columns to give...

Your 5 Best Options For Getting Around at Walt Disney World

One of the perks (or clever ways to keep you on property) of staying at Walt Disney World is the complimentary transportation available to all resort guests. With so many options coupled with more...

Walt Disney World Spring Break Survival Guide

Another Walt Disney World spring break is in the books for our crew, and here are a few tips to help you survive should you decide to take the plunge. Dress for Success "What's the weather...

Parkwise: Five Tips for Planning a Girls’ Trip

You may have noticed that Park Wise was MIA for its last column. That's because yours truly was hard at work researching for this very article. Believe it or not, I just took my...

Walt Disney World Coasters

A popular planning question that always seems to be making the rounds usually goes something like “Will my kid like (insert ride here)?” While this question can't truly be answered since it's so subjective,...