Dining
Author: Mark Plante | Published: November 26, 2019

So you’ve decided to visit the Disney World Resorts in Orlando, FL for the first time.  Quite intimidating isn’t it? Hopefully we will be able to give you some hints and tips to make your first visit to the “Most Magical Place on Earth” go a little more smoothly and keep you and your family […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: October 31, 2019

If you are having a hankering for some fries or a Big Mac while staying at a Disney World Resort. You are going to have a take a little longer of a ride, for now. The McDonald’s location located outside of the All-Star Resorts and in the vicinity of Animal Kingdom closed its doors on […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: August 27, 2019

In life, change is inevitable.  The same goes for the Theme Parks in Walt Disney World in Florida. In case you haven’t noticed, Epcot has been, well, stagnant over the past 10 years or so.  Yes, there was a new film for the “Soarin” ride and transforming Malestrom to the Frozen Ever After Ride, but […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: August 13, 2019

Crowds… If you’ve ever been to any of the Disney parks, you have had to deal with the huge crowds that are in the parks. In the past, there were times of the year where the crowds were not as bad.  This was called the off-season.  The off-season was mainly mid-January through mid-February and late […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: August 12, 2019

Without much fanfare or hoopla as with other experiences on the Disney properties, the NBA Experience is now open in Disney Springs. The NBA Experience is an interactive basketball experience for guests where they can test their basketball skills. The NBA Experience takes over the space formerly occupied by Disney Quest which was an interactive […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: April 19, 2019

Disney has announced that they will be opening a “Beauty & the Beast” themed bar in the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The new venue will replace what is now Mizner’s Lounge and Commander Porter’s Mensware. The bar will feature a magnificent gold chandelier that will be inspired from Belle’s flowing ball gown with hints […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: March 14, 2019

What has become a semi-annual right of passage has happened again.  Disney has announced price increases for tickets to both Disney World and Disneyland. Disney announced its current ticket price increases and, to say the least, some are shocking.  Some tickets have increased as much as $30 for one day! Prices are date-based, since Disney […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: February 5, 2018

The long-rumored, members only Disney World Club 33 looks as though it is going to be real.  There is currently construction at the entrance to Adventureland from the main hub.  All information points to this being the location for Club 33 in Orlando. Today, what is suppose to be the logo for Club 33 in […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 15, 2018

Disney offers many items that traditionally contain milk in dairy or lactose-free options. Learning about these locations made my vacation less stressful and my tummy even more happy

Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 13, 2017

Wolfgang Puck’s Grand Cafe is closing their restaurant located in Disney Springs.  The restaurant is owned and operated by Chicago-based Levy Restaurants and is located in the Westend Section of Disney Springs. A new Wolfgang Puck restaurant is currently under construction in the Town Square section of Disney Springs, but does not have a opening […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 29, 2017

The long-awaited “Pandora – The World of Avitar” opened to record crowds in Disney’s Animal Kingdom this weekend.  The floating islands and photoluminescent plants are now open to the public with hours from 8am – 11pm daily with Extra Magic Hours of 7am-8am and 11pm-1am. This new land in Disney’s Animal Kingdom has been long […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 10, 2017

Our Disney World Traditions The first day of our Disney World Vacation in Florida started on a very warm April, Florida Morning with temperatures in the upper 70’s, it was going to be a warm one. We start every Disney Vacation the same way.  On the first day, we try to get out of the […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: February 13, 2017

If you’re looking for a different dining experience at a Disney Quick Service Restaurant at Magic Kingdom, mosey on over the Pecos Bills in Frontierland. Pecos Bills is now offering a secret menu offering “Nachos Rio Grande”.  A monster-sized nacho dish that will feed 6-8 adults along with a VIP treatment. Nachos Rio Grande is […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: February 1, 2017

Cosmic Ray’s quick serve restaurant in the Magic Kingdom is currently undergoing renovations on it’s rest rooms and they are expanding the outdoor seating area as well as remodeling the interior of the restaurant.

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 6, 2017

Starting on January 12, 2017 through February 22, 2017 Guests of the Magic Kingdom will have the opportunity to purchase a one day Quick Serve Dining Plan.  At the time of this post, no prices have been announced. Guests will be able to purchase certificates to be used as follows: One lunch quick service meal […]