Tuesday Tips: The Beginners Guide

Tuesday Tips: The Beginners Guide

So you want to go to Walt Disney World. With four major theme parks – Magic Kingdom, Epcot (bigger in itself than California’s Disneyland), Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – Walt Disney World can be complex and costly destination: all the more reason to plan carefully to get the most from your trip. Below are tips to help you have a great time.

But first, before you get there… Continue Reading →

Tuesday Tips: Heat Index over 100


Summer is here and if you are at any of the Walt Disney World theme parks you know what HOT is. While a Disney vacation is a special one, visiting central Florida in the hottest part of summer will require some planning if you want this to be a magical vacation… and not a miserable one. We have 10 tips to help you to beat the heat.

I love Disney World at any time of the year, but being at the parks when the heat index is close to 100 is a bit too hot for me.

So then, in order to keep our cool, here are some of our family’s favorite heat-coping strategies: Continue Reading →

Tuesday Tips: 5 Quick Tips for Dad

Take a spin on a Segway Human Transporter – The Segway HT, first displayed to the public at Epcot Innoventions in 2002, is the world’s first self-balancing human transporter that uses advanced technology, gyroscopes and tilt sensors to emulate human balance. Guests can put these high-tech machines to the test in two tours offered most days at Epcot. Around the World at Epcot is a two-hour tour that allows guests to operate the device throughout World Showcase before the area opens to park guests ($85/person; tours are daily at 7:45, 8:30, 9 and 9:30 a.m.).

Simply Segway is a one-hour program that gives guests a product overview, training and indoor riding time at Innoventions ($25/person; daily at 11:30 a.m.). For both programs, class size is limited to 10 guests. (407) WDW-TOUR

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Tuesday Tips: Young Kids

To get onstage, dress the part

A few attractions choose audience volunteers to be part of the show, but the selection process is far from random. Typically, you need to be a certain gender, size, and age for each of the different roles. You might even need to be wearing a specific item of clothing. Also helpful for getting picked: cuteness and enthusiasm. Curious kids who ask nicely and look excited often get extra attention, along with thrilling perks like riding up front and introducing shows.

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Tuesday Tips: Resort Hopping

Disneys Boardwalk

Did you ever hear why should I stay at a hotel inside the park? I can get the same experience from a hotel outside Walt Disney World. One answer to this question would be these are not just Hotels they are Resorts. You can make a vacation just going from one resort to the next. Every day could be a new adventure.

This week’s Tip: How to spend 5 days at Walt Disney World without going inside the park. Continue Reading →