Beyond the Parks

Disney Cruising: large ships vs. smaller ships

Magic Cruise

Our family has had the privilege of sailing on the Wonder, the Magic and the Dream.   We have truly enjoyed all the ships, but our family has a favorite. The Disney Cruise Line has designed the Wonder and the Magic ships to…

Miniature golf anyone?

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  Did you know that you can play miniature golf at Disney World? I have always heard that you could and that is something that has been on my bucket list for a while now. On our last trip to…

Port Adventures – Disney Style

Ziplining

When booking your Disney Cruise, make sure you check out the port adventures/shore excursions selected by DCL.  On each of our 5 cruises, we have booked amazing shore excursions that enhanced our cruising experience.  You may book online before leaving…

Money saving tips when planning your Disney Cruise Line vacation

Mickey in Alaska

Our family has sailed on Disney Cruise Line five times in the past ten years.  I have planned each of our dream vacations for our small family of five; to our extended family of sixteen.  Following are a few tips…

Keeping cool during your Disney trip this summer!

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We are visiting Walt Disney World this June and plan to use these tips to keep cool.   Because the temperatures will average in the 90’s during the summer in Orlando, I’m thinking of ways to keep my family cool…

Is the Water Park Fun and More option worth it?

Typhoon Lagoon

  When you get your theme park tickets you can choose to get the Water Park Fun and More option added to your ticket for $64 more dollars. The Water Park Fun and More option will give you a certain…

Ordering Celebration Cakes for Your Disney Vacation

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Many of us choose to celebrate something while on a Disney vacation.  What better place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or just celebrate life than a Disney Park or Disney Cruise vacation?  Our family thinks we can’t celebrate anything without…

Announcing Adventures by Disney Spain and Tuscany Itinieraries

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Adventures by Disney is quickly becoming the lead in exotic, educational, local inspired guided tours. Now they are adding two beautiful new locations in the list of worldwide possibilities! Spain and Tuscany await you and your family! In Spain, you…