Top 3 Grocery Delivery Services at Disney World

Leah AlthiserDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Grocery Delivery WDW

Flying into Orlando and using Disney transportation to get around can make your vacation both relaxing and affordable. But unfortunately, the Magical Express doesn’t allow you to stop and pick up some groceries to stock your villa fridge! There are many options for getting groceries delivered to your Disney resort hotel, including Amazon’s Prime Now, Garden Grocer, Instacart, and more. … Read More

Resort Activities at Animal Kingdom Lodge

Leah AlthiserAnimal Kingdom, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resort Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Activities at Animal Kingdom Lodge

Many features set Walt Disney World resorts apart from other hotels, such as elaborate theming, impeccable guest service, and extensive daily resort activities. And while every resort at Disney World offers activities, I’d argue that Animal Kingdom Lodge offers the widest array of resort activities and the best options for kids. This fall my family stayed five nights at Animal … Read More

Top 3 Character Meals: Classic, Splurge, and Newbie 

Amber LeaDining Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Character meals are special experiences offered at various restaurants throughout the Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts that allow guests to enjoy a meal while interacting with characters.  Characters and food?!  What’s not to love, right?  Let’s take a closer look at three of my favorite character meals. The Classic: The Crystal Palace Overview When I was a child, … Read More

Holiday Shopping at Disney Springs

Kristen TutasVacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Holiday Shopping Disney Springs

Beginning Nov. 10, the “bah-humbug” hassle of holiday shopping becomes a joyful family celebration at Disney Springs. Like nowhere else, the holidays come to life at this one-of-a-kind retail, dining and entertainment complex complete with sparkling holiday décor, unique gift-giving (and gift-getting) ideas, tantalizing treats, special entertainment and more. Only at Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort can the … Read More

New Italian Restaurants Coming Soon to Disney Springs

Kristen TutasDining Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Nick Valenti, CEO of Patina Restaurant Group (PRG), confirmed plans to open three new modern Italian restaurant and bar concepts at Disney Springs this winter. The restaurants, all new concepts created by PRG, each with unique menus, will form an expansive dining complex showcasing authentic Italian food and entertainment. They will be adjacent to The Edison, the lavish “Industrial Gothic”-style … Read More

Mobile Ordering At Disney World

Leah AlthiserDining Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Updated 5/18/18 Earlier this year Disney rolled out a way to pre-order your meals at select quick-service restaurants using the My Disney Experience app. I must admit I was skeptical – would “Mobile Order” really improve my dining experience at Walt Disney World? Or would it be more hassle than help? Well, I tried out mobile ordering at the Magic Kingdom … Read More

Animal Kingdom Lodge v Bay Lake Tower

Dave TerrillAnimal Kingdom, Bay Lake Tower, Disney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Facing a hotel decision: Which DVC resort shall we book this vacation? Now obviously all DVC resorts are Magical, but at times you just need a comparison. We (family of 3 including 6-year old son) were fortunate enough to experience a split stay at Bay Lake Tower (use/access to Contemporary), and Animal Kingdom Lodge staying at Jambo House (use/access to … Read More