I’m in the middle of a long summer without any personal leisure travel plans. (Insert frowning face here.) However, since my younger brother came to Florida to visit us for a few days last week, I took the opportunity to enjoy a short “staycation.” Obviously, visiting Walt Disney World is a requirement for any 11 year-old on his first visit to Central Florida, and it gave me a great excuse to experience the parks and resorts in a way I haven’t in quite some time. We had a total blast, and I picked up a lot of great tips to share!
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As a year-round resident of central Florida, I must admit that it’s a rare event when I visit a Disney park. In the past few months, I’ve actually been to Disney twice – once during EPCOT’s annual Food and Wine Festival, which is amazing, but a topic for another post, and once again more recently to Magic Kingdom for Mickey’s Very Merry Holiday Party. My visit to Magic Kingdom was driven by the fact that I had some family in town who wanted to do the parks, but I have to say, it was one of my best experiences at a Disney park! Here’s a quick recap of my thoughts on this seasonal event. READ MORE »