What’s Your Favorite Mountain?

The Mountains are calling!  Which one are you going to ride first?  Do you have one that is your favorite?   Space Mountain:  Located in Tomorrowland, Space Mountain takes you on a trip through the cosmos in your own rocket ship.  You will go up and down hills and twist around asteroids in the stars.  Space Mountain is such a classic ride.  It is a dark ride as you travel through space.  It has a […]

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My Favorite Things about Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Do you know what happens one month from today?  On August 16, 2019, it will be the first Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party night at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom!!!   I love Halloween at Disney World!  It is so much fun!  It is one of my favorite seasonal events.   Here are a few of my favorite things about Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party… You can dress up!  That’s right.  No matter how […]

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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!  

2019 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

The second installment of celebrating a Disney Christmas in July is about Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! Like Epcot’s Candlelight Processional (which I wrote about earlier), this is another fun, magical and special event that takes place during the holiday season at Disney World. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a separate ticketed event that takes place on select nights in November and December at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park. It is a perfect way […]

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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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What to pack in your Disney Park Bag

When you are preparing for your day at one of the theme parks at Disney World or Disneyland, you want to make sure you have essentials with you.  Some people don’t like carrying a bag into the Disney parks because they don’t want to go through the bag check line.  Others feel they need to pack everything with them.  I am right in the middle.  There are some days when I go to a park […]

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Why you need Memory Maker

I love Disney’s Memory Maker as an add-on to a Disney World resort vacation.  If you have looked over any of my posts or my Instagram account, you know I love taking pictures.  But, since I am usually the one taking pictures, I am also the one who either doesn’t make it in the pictures or we rarely get photos of all 4 of us together.  We might have a picture of my husband with […]

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Tickets on sale now for 2019 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!!

Who loves Disney World? Who loves Halloween? Starting today, tickets for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party are on sale! Disney has released the party dates and tickets earlier than in the past, so this gives everyone plenty of opportunity to plan their trip and go to the party!!! It is my favorite seasonal party at Disney World!!! The dates for the 2019 Mickey’s Not So scary Halloween Party are: August 16, 20, 23, 27 […]

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Disney World Character Meals

Character meals are a lot of fun and always a great way to meet the characters, get autographs and photos and not have to wait in line to meet the characters.  In fact, for most character meals, the characters come to you! Since character dining at Disney World is top on most people’s list of dining options, lets look at the different character dining experiences around Walt Disney World.  Magic Kingdom Be Our Guest – […]

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Disney World Fast Pass+

Walt Disney World’s Fast Pass+ is a virtual reservation system that allows guests or their travel agents to reserve times for select rides and attractions throughout the Disney World theme parks.  When guests arrive at a ride or attraction where they have a Fast Pass+ reservation , they are able to enter the ride through the shorter Fast Pass+ line instead of the usually longer standby or regular line.  For guests staying at Disney World […]

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