Walt Disney World trips and tips – WDW Basics2020-01-27T13:51:47-05:00

How to Decide Which Park to Visit Each Day of Your Disney World Trip

You’ve decided when you’re going to Disney World. Congratulations! Have a magical time! … now what? After deciding what time of year you’ll go and how long you’ll stay, you can choose which Disney park you’ll visit each day of your trip. Knowing where you’ll be each day will allow you to schedule your dining and FastPass+ reservations. Make [...]

February 11, 2020|

Disney’s Epcot FastPass+ Guide for 2020

Can’t wait to ride Frozen Ever After or Test Track at Epcot, but not looking forward to standing in long lines? Let’s have a chat about FastPass+, my friend! FastPass+ at Disney World is a FREE service that allows you to skip the standby lines at certain attractions and use shorter FastPass+ redemption lines instead. Using FastPass+ can save [...]

January 27, 2020|

Which Disney Park to Skip If You Only Have 2 Or 3 Days

With four theme parks at Walt Disney World, your vacation should ideally be at least four days long to truly enjoy them all. However, there are many times that only a shorter Disney World trip is possible. In that case, which Disney World park should you skip? So many people ask “What can I skip at Disney World?” with [...]

January 20, 2020|

Are Disney MagicBands worth it? And other MagicBand questions…

Let’s talk Disney MagicBands! If you’ve spent any amount of time researching your Disney World vacation, you have probably noticed people wearing colorful wristbands in their trip photos. These are MagicBands and they can make navigating your Disney World vacation a whole lot easier! First of all, what is a Disney MagicBand and what does it do? MagicBands are [...]

January 13, 2020|

Disney World Departure Day Tips

What is there to do on your Disney World departure day? On the last day of your Disney World trip, you may not schedule a flight out of Orlando until the evening. Maybe you don’t need to hit the road to drive home until later in the day. You may not want to spend this partial day in the [...]

January 6, 2020|

Disney’s Hollywood Studios FastPass+ Strategy for 2020

Slinky Dog Dash … The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror … Star Tours … Toy Story Mania … There are so many great rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! You don’t want to be wasting time by standing in long lines to ride them, so let’s talk about which rides to FastPass at Hollywood Studios. FastPass+ at Walt Disney World [...]

December 17, 2019|

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Hey, I’m Traci!

Hi, I'm Traci!

My family loves to travel, taking family road trips and visiting Walt Disney World. We’re a bunch of introverts who look for quiet paths and avoid the crowds all while staying on budget. Sound like your family? Read along!
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