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Guides & Tips for Disney World Trips

Solo Trip to WDW

Going to Disney World Solo

Disney World vacations are most often thought of as family experiences that create memories to last a lifetime. Going to Disney World alone is not something that most people would think of or even consider. I’ve gone to Disney parks with both friends and family in the past, but had never been alone. This last October I decided to try out the parks on a “quick” solo trip of four days. Did the experience live up to my past trips and will I be repeating a solo trip to Disney parks in the future? Hit the jump for my experiences and how to make the most out of your solo trip.

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Top Five Biggest Mistakes On a Disney Vacation

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to take the plunge. You’re finally going to Walt Disney World in Florida or Disneyland Resort in California! For a lot of people these trips can be a once in a lifetime event. Lets face it Disney trips are expensive often requiring a year of scrimping and saving just for that week of magic. It’s important to get the most out of your trip and make memories that will last a lifetime. Let’s go over what I consider to be the biggest mistakes you can make when booking or on a Disney vacation. Hit the jump for the list and how to avoid these mistakes.

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The Great Movie Ride

My Three Favorite Attractions From Each of The Walt Disney World Parks

There’s probably one question that I get asked more than anything else. That question is “What’s your favorite, or best, attraction at [INSERT PARK NAME HERE]?” This question is very subjective but there are certain attractions that I must experience every time I’m at Walt Disney World in Florida. Since this seems to be a popular question I decided it would be a good idea to put my answer here on the site! Check out my full list after the jump!

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Updated FastPass+ Guide For Walt Disney World Resort

One of the most frequent questions I get about a Walt Disney World vacation is about the FastPass+ system. It can be a bit confusing. In fact, during one of my trips to Disney World, when MyMagic+ was still in the testing phase, we utilized FastPass+, but we ended up not using it to the fullest potential. This guide will show you the best ways to maximize your FastPasses & time in the parks. Hit the jump for all the details.

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Cinderella Castle Dream Lights

Holidays at Disney World

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year to visit Walt Disney World. There’s nothing quite like strolling along Main Street USA with Christmas music playing in the background (and it might even be snowing!!). I count the holiday season at Disney World as something everyone should experience at least once in their lives (every year would be even better!). Each of the parks has its own holiday traditions & decor. Hit the jump to see how you could be spending the holidays at Walt Disney World.

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Video | Mickey’s Not So Scary Top Tips

These are my top tips for getting the most out of your time at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! Stay tuned to Behind Magic for a full review & video of this year’s party!

What To Pack For A Day At Walt Disney World

So you’ve checked into your hotel and are about to head off to a fun filled day at the parks. What do you bring with you? Most people aren’t prepared for a day at the parks and end up buying necessities at the various stores in each park. This can be expensive and it really takes time away from other, more fun, activities. Let’s go over what’s typically in my day bag when visiting Walt Disney World and what you should bring along.

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