Beyond the Parks

Announcing Adventures by Disney Spain and Tuscany Itinieraries

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…

Take a Break from the Parks with Mini Golf!

Want to take a little break from the parks? Have an extra vacation day and looking for something to do? Look no further! Have some relaxing fun at Fantasia Gardens and Fairways and Winter Summerland miniature golf! In our family,…

10 Things To Do On A Non Park Day At Walt Disney World Resort

While at Walt Disney World we always build into our schedule at least one non park day just so that we can relax and take it easier. So what are some things that can be done on a non park…

Beyond the Attractions: Disney World Activities That Don’t Bust Your Budget

Try as we might to slow down, a weeklong Walt Disney World vacation is usually a whirlwind of activity for my family as we try to see and do all our favorite attractions. And, there are a lot of them.…

On or Off Property with Toddlers

Whether to stay on Disney property or off property when planning our Disney vacation came up more than once. ¬†There are pros and cons to each, and again, another decision that each family has to make that will fit their…

Tour of Reedy Creek Fire Department

Many of us have been to Walt Disney World more than once, and sometimes it is nice to try to find things to do outside of the norm. Last November I was lucky enough to meet the Reedy Creek Fire…

A very special meeting involving ‘ears’ …

Sometimes it is fun to do things in Orlando that don’t involve actually stepping foot into Walt Disney World itself. Last November I was lucky enough to attend a very special breakfast meeting at the Wyndham in Lake Buena Vista.…

How To Ease Sad Faces When It Is Time To Leave Disney

Picture this…You and your family are on vacation at Walt Disney World! After months of careful planning, everyone is having the most magical time riding rides, meeting favorite characters, seeing shows, parades & fireworks, eating great food and best of…

Can’t Make It To The Parks This Year? No Problem! Head On Over To Missouri!

As a homeschooling family we take frequent field trips to enhance our children’s education. After completing a unit of study on Missouri’s capitol, Jefferson City, we decided to travel and take a tour. ¬†While there, on the third floor, we…

Ask The Disney Moms – Transportation Options at Disney’s Moderate Resorts

Reader Question from Verna We are planning a trip and have kids ages 4 and 9. We are looking at the Coronado Springs or Port Orleans Resorts. Which has the best transportation options to get to the attractions? Hi Verna!…