Looking for a new way to explore the Disney parks on your next trip? Do you love learning about the parks’ history and knowing the story behind hidden details scattered throughout Walt Disney World and Disneyland? If so, doing a Disney backstage tour may be a great add-on experience to your vacation. Backstage tours are for ultimate Disney fans interested in seeing how the magic is made and exploring areas other guests don’t get to see. Learn more about how backstage tours at Disney work and which ones are worth it below.
Disney is all about celebrating the magical moments in our lives, and what better way to celebrate a special occasion than with a truly enchanting meal? Walt Disney World offers numerous dining options throughout the resort, from family-friendly food courts to award-winning dining experiences. Below, we profile some of the best restaurants to celebrate a special occasion at Disney.
Disney Resort guests enjoy benefits like free transportation, early entry to the theme parks, and early access to ticket sales for popular events like Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. There are over 25 resorts across Walt Disney World property, which fall into four resort pricing categories. With so many options, finding a resort that fits your family’s desires for your next dream vacation is easy—but where do you begin? Below, we highlight the top Disney resorts in each pricing category.
Blazing temperatures during Orlando’s hot summer months are great for fun in the sun and for working on your tan. However, high humidity and heat will mean you’ll need to cool off regularly throughout the day. Fortunately, Walt Disney World and Universal Studios provide plenty of places to cool down, splash around, and get completely soaked. Check out this list of the coolest spots and the best water rides at Disney and Universal:
The annual EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival kicks off on July 27th and runs through November 18th! This festival has expanded in recent years, allowing guests who visit in the summer and fall to experience this fan-favorite celebration. If you’re going to EPCOT this summer or fall, you’ll be immersed in flavors and delights from around the world. Here’s what to expect from the Food and Wine Festival in 2023!
While Universal is known for its thrill rides and experiences like Halloween Horror Nights, there are plenty of ways to interact with characters from franchises like Illumination Studios, DreamWorks, and—of course—Universal at the theme parks. However, finding where to meet characters at Universal Studios Orlando can be tricky, as many characters don’t have set appearance times and roam around Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. That’s why we created the guide for finding the best places to meet characters at Universal in 2023!
Since character experiences returned to Disney parks last year, many returning favorites and new character encounters have made daily appearances. Meeting characters is always a fun-filled experience and will surely be one of the highlights of your trip. Whether you have preschoolers who can’t wait to hug their favorite character or you want to fill your Instagram feed with character selfies, here are the best spots where you can meet characters at Walt Disney World in 2023!
Sandals’ newest location in the Caribbean opened this week! Sandals Dunn’s River is the resort brand’s 17th all-inclusive destination in the Caribbean and the third in the Ocho Rios area of Jamaica. Check out the highlights of this new resort here!
Many resorts call themselves all-inclusive, but after some research, you may discover the resort isn’t as “all-inclusive” as it appears. How do you determine what all-inclusive means when offerings vary so drastically? Below, we break down what all-inclusive resorts typically include and what to look for when choosing the right one for you.
When Icon of the Seas has its inaugural sailing next January, it will be the largest cruise ship in the world. This ship is packed with wow-worthy amenities and activities, making it one of the most anticipated cruise ships of the Royal Caribbean fleet. Icon of the Seas promises to be the ultimate place for family fun at sea. Here are the top things families can look forward to on the Icon.
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