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Why My Son Thinks Plaza Inn is the Best Character Dining Experience at Disneyland

Why My Son Thinks Breakfast at Plaza Inn is the Best Character Dining Experience at Disneyland

A Kid's Review of Plaza Inn at Disneyland ResortWhen I showed my son a photo from one of our recent visits to Plaza Inn at Disneyland, I asked him what he thought of it. He immediately responded, “I love that place!” When I asked him why, he elaborated with two reasons… Continue reading

Walt Disney World Travel Planning for First-Timers (or Those Who Haven’t Been in a Few Years) – Part 2: Making Dining Reservations

Reservations for those restaurants that take them, dinner shows, or dining packages can be made 180 days in advance. If you are staying at a Disney World Resort, then you can make them 180 days from your check in date through your check out date as long as it’s within 10 days, so slightly longer than 6 months. Certain restaurants book up really, really early such as Be Our Guest and Cinderella’s Royal Table in Magic Kingdom and Le Cellier in Epcot. Many character meals (restaurants that have Disney characters visit your table while you’re dining) may also sell out early as well. In addition, during peak periods such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, ALL restaurants that take reservations are likely to require reservations well in advance. For those that don’t make reservations, there are still fast food type options available in all the parks and at the resorts that don’t require nor take reservations. Continue reading

Walt Disney World Planning - How to Set Up an Account in My Disney Experience

Walt Disney World Travel Planning for First-Timers (or Those Who Haven’t Been in a Few Years) – Part 1: Setting Up My Disney Experience

Going to Walt Disney World as often as I do, I take it for granted that I simply know what needs done when. This fall, though, I am fortunate to be traveling to Walt Disney World with a large group of my family and friends, many of whom have either never been to Walt Disney World (how tragic!!!) or who haven’t been in a long time so are not familiar with things like My Disney Experience or FastPass+. As I was typing up basic information on how to get started planning their Walt Disney World vacation, it occurred to me that there are lots of other people who could use this information as well, so I’m sharing it here, too. I hope it helps someone in their planning!

Before making any plans, you’re going to want to set up an account on My Disney Experience. It will make your life a lot easier in the long run. Continue reading