Copper Creek Cabin at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Recently, I was able to tour one of the Copper Creek Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.  I instantly fell in love with the cabins and now want to plan a trip to Disney World for myself so I can stay in one of the cabins.   If you have ever had a chance to go to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort, either as a guest who is staying at the resort or for dinner reservations, you […]

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Disney’s Old Key West Resort

Over the summer, my family was able to spend a few days at Disney’s Old Key West Resort.  This was the first time we had ever stayed at this resort and we loved it more than we realized we would!  We stayed in a 1-bedroom villa situated in the South Point Road Area.  We had a room on the first floor, which was great!   Before arriving at Disney’s Old Key West Resort, we had […]

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Dates announced for 27th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival!

Have you been thinking about going to Disney World during Spring 2020?  Here is one more reason you should start planning your next Disney World Resort vacation… the dates have been released for the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival!  This fun festival will take place from March 4 to June 1, 2020.   This is the longest running festival at Epcot.  It is known for its unique topiaries, outdoor kitchens and Garden Rocks Concert […]

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Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village

On our last family trip to Walt Disney World, we stayed in a 1-bedroom villa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village.  It was amazing! We had a savannah view room and could go out on our balcony at anytime and see animals.  So fun! Definitely a fun and unique experience right at the resort.   Staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge is almost like being on your own African Safari!  Animal Kingdom Lodge is […]

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Disney’s Port Orleans – French Quarter Resort

On the banks of the Sassagoula River, is Disney’s Port Orleans – French Quarter Resort. I recently had the opportunity to stay at this Moderate Level Disney resort and I loved it!  The Mardi Gras theming is amazing!  You feel like you are in the real French Quarter as you walk around the resort.  There are so many details.   Take a look at all the different photos, both around the resort and inside a […]

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2019 Eat to the Beat Concert Series

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is such a fun event to attend.  This year, the Festival will take place between August 29 – November 23, 2019.  After spending a day exploring Epcot and tasting foods from around the world, you can end your evening listening to one of the many performers who will be at the America Gardens Theater in the World Showcase.  To ensure great seats for the concerts, you can book […]

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Exciting Fall Promo News!!!

Early this morning, Disney made traveling to Disney World this Fall a little more exciting!!  One very popular offer is back!!  If you have been thinking of a fun, fall vacation at Disney World, contact me at valerie@magical-vacations.com now for details and to get started!!  The offers are limited and won’t last long!!  Remember, my planning services are FREE!  

Universal Studios

So, I did a thing this last week.  I decided it was time to become certified to specialize in Universal Studio vacations in Orlando!   I am definitely still specialized in Disney destinations, but thought it was a good idea to add Universal Studios too!  So, if you decide that you want to go to Disney World in Orlando and maybe tack on a few days at Universal Studios, I can help you plan both […]

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It’s Raining, Now What?

No one ever wants to look at the weather forecast and see rainy days while they are on vacation at Disney World. However, when this happens, know that your day is not ruined. First, if you see rain in the forecast, the chance of it being an all-day rain is slim. In the summer, it isn’t a typical day unless it rains in the afternoon. The typical summer storm usually lasts for a short period […]

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Caribbean Beach Resort

I recently had the opportunity to stay a few nights at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.  It had been many, many years since I had last stayed at this resort, so a lot had changed.  The resort recently underwent a huge refurbishment and soon will be one of the new stops on the Disney Skyliner, an aerial gondola system.  This will make it a lot easier to get to Hollywood Studios and Epcot from this resort! […]

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