Author: SmallWorldTouring

Single Day At The Magic Kingdom

In the spirit of touring tips we wanted to look at a single day plan for each of the four parks. We tend to do a lot of weekend trips where we have to fit as much as we can into a single day to feel as though we truly received the cost benefit. I

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First Look: Haunted Mansion Holiday 50th Anniversary Gingerbread House

Continuing the celebration of The Haunted Mansion, Disney has released images of the new gingerbread house honoring the occasion. Each year The Haunted Mansion in Disneyland is transformed with a Nightmare Before Christmas overlay. Part of this overlay is a handmade gingerbread house on display in the ballroom scene. This years house is dedicated to

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Utilizing Resort Airline Check-In

One of the greatest perks, beyond the theme park extras, of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort is the airline check-in service. This service allows you to enjoy your vacation up until the very last moment. It also helps reduce the stress of traveling. What is Airline Check-In? Guests staying at certain Disney resorts

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Spending A Day Without FastPasses

So you found yourself inside one of Disney’s parks and you don’t have a single FastPass for the day. For whatever reason; last second trip, haven’t read the Planning Your First Trip section or you just like to relax in the parks. There are tons of things still do even if you don’t have any

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Best Attraction Seats

Let’s be honest, not all attraction seats are created equal. There are some that are far superior to others. The casual guest may not even realize this! So I thought it would be fun, and helpful, to run through what some of the best attraction seats are! Soarin’ Around The World You all knew where

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Single Day At Epcot

Today we are continuing our series of how to get the most of a park in just a single day. Previously we visited Magic Kingdom park, today, as you guessed it, we will be exploring Epcot. Epcot is such a huge park, with so many nooks and crannies that even if you had two days

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Top Five Packing Tips for the Serious Planner

While packing can be a nightmare for some (raises hand), I’ve compiled my best tips for packing and being prepared.  It can be fun to prepare in advance and save you loads of time once you’re at the parks. Try Out Your Clothes We’ve all been there.  Along with your trip countdown, you’re also counting

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Top 5 Character Meals

Character meals are a dining experience where your favorite Disney characters will come around to each table while dining to take pictures and sign autographs. Today we’re going to look at the Top 5 Character Meals across property. Buffets, in general, at Disney World are expensive, but the benefit of not need to use a

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When To Consider Purchasing an AP

With all the different ticket options available to you it may be difficult to know what you actually need, or what will get you the most value. For most trips every couple of years a standard Single Day Ticket or Park Hopper will work. But what if you like to visit more than once a

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Top 5 Minnie Van Uses

Minnie Vans are a great option for getting around Disney property. However, with their price tag choosing when to use them is important. There are some instances where the time savings and the convenience of the Minnie Van far out-weight the cost. Let’s take a look at some of these! Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue Getting to

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