Walt Disney World Christmas Events

Disney World Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time at Walt Disney World. While late fall/winter in Florida is much warmer than it is here in MA, the entire resort gets in on the festivities with events, decorations, and a special parade - all starting right after Halloween!  Here are some of the fun holiday happenings at Walt Disney World. Walt ... Read More...

Thrill Rides at SeaWorld Orlando

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Disclosure: This was part of a hosted trip to SeaWorld Orlando. If you haven't been to SeaWorld Orlando in a while, you'll be surprised to see that this is not your mother's SeaWorld anymore. The addition of a pair of thrill rides has made SeaWorld Orlando a viable theme park option for older children that are looking for ... Read More...

SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Opens

Antarctica Empire of the Penguin

Disclosure: I was a guest of SeaWorld's for this event. All opinions are my own. Last Friday, May 24th, 2013 SeaWorld Orlando opened their largest attraction expansion to date - Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. The expanded realm features a new cafe, a huge penguin-themed gift shop, an educational wall, a penguin habitat, ... Read More...

SeaWorld’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Opens Next Week

Antarctica Empire of The Penguin

SeaWorld's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, is opening next week at SeaWorld Orlando, and we're going to be there!  I'll be checking out Discovery Cove before the media preview on Thursday.  I hope to have behind the scenes videos, pictures, and interviews - keep an eye out on my Twitter and Instagram accounts for immediate ... Read More...

New Attractions in Orlando

New Attractions in Orlando

This is an exciting time for families visiting the Greater Orlando area. With new attractions at Walt Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando, Legoland, and Universal Studios, there are so many new things to see and do in the area.  Here's a quick overview of some of the new things you can expect to see. New Attractions in Orlando Walt ... Read More...

Opening Date for SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin

Antarctica Empire of The Penguin

My little guy is obsessed with penguins, so when I heard about SeaWorld Orlando's newest upcoming attraction - Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at the Family Travel Conference in Dallas, I knew we'd have to visit at some point.  I haven't been to SeaWorld since I was a kid, but I know it's changed significantly, and this new ... Read More...

Other New Things at Walt Disney World

Splitsville

I already posted about New Fantasyland, but the largest expansion ever at the Magic Kingdom isn't the only change at Walt Disney World.  Here are a few other new things to check out the next time you are at Walt Disney World. Splitsville at Downtown Disney The largest Splitsville ever is set to open at Downtown Disney's West ... Read More...

Celebrating the Opening of New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World

New FastPass+ System at Walt Disney World

After years of anticipation, the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history - new Fantasyland - opened to the public on December 6th, 2012.  My family attended both the media party the night before, and the official ribbon cutting and Cinderella Castle celebration on the 6th.  While two parts of new Fantasyland are opening in ... Read More...

Cars Land Opens at Disney California Adventure

family travel reviews - Cars Land

Guest writer Whit Honea is an award-winning writer and blogger of all things parenting, travel, and entertainment. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two boys, and way too many pets. Check out his blog Honea Express. Disney California Adventure Park (DCA), the second gate at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA, has had a ... Read More...

A Review of Story Land in Glen, New Hampshire

Story Land Review Splash Battle

My kids love rides, characters, and shows, so it makes sense that they'd absolutely love Story Land in Glen, New Hampshire.  While it isn't nearly as large as the Magic Kingdom, it's still loads of fun. Story Land is about a 3 1/2 ride from Boston, MA, or about an hour from where we were staying in Lincoln, NH.  Guests who ... Read More...

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