Planning Archive

2021 Disneyland Planning Guide

Our 2021 Disneyland and Disney California Adventure vacation planning guide covers reopening reservations, when to visit to avoid crowds, best restaurants, hotels in Anaheim, saving money on tickets, ride strategy, and tips & tricks. (Updated May 11, 2021.) The California parks & resorts have had roller coaster reopening saga, but the good news is that

2021 Universal Orlando Planning Guide

If you’re visiting Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, this 2021 planning guide offers restaurant recommendations, park & ride strategy, plus tips & tricks to help you save money & time, avoid crowds, and more to have the best vacation possible. (Updated May 9, 2021.) Although this is a Disney-centric blog and we’re huge

2021 Disney World Planning Guide

Our Walt Disney World vacation planning guide offers tips, tricks & info on how to save money & time, avoid crowds, where to eat, best rides, and itineraries for Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios. It’s a great resource whether you’re a first-timer or Annual Passholder, written by Florida locals who visit the

Walt Disney Family Museum Visit Info & Tips

Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, California’s Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a beautiful, powerful, and humanizing tribute to the Walt Disney. In this post, we’ll present a photo tour of WDFM, provide information about its exhibits, and cover why it’s a bucket list-worthy experience for Disney fans. (Updated April 15, 2021.) Let’s

2021 Tokyo Disneyland Planning Guide

Our 2021 Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea vacation planning guide offers info for visiting. We have tips & tricks, where to stay, how long to visit, where to eat, best attractions to do, and other things to do while you’re in Japan. (Updated March 20, 2021.) Unfortunately, Japan’s border is currently closed to international tourists and

2021 Disneyland Paris Planning Guide

Taking a trip to France? Our 2021 Disneyland Paris vacation planning guide covers info & tips for visiting, hotel reviews, restaurant recommendations, ride ratings, and theme park itineraries. It’s up-to-date information and advice, with regular revisions from our visits to DLP and Walt Disney Studios Park. (Updated January 17, 2021.) Disneyland Paris and its hotels

April 2021 at Disney World: Crowd Calendar & Info

Our guide to April 2021 at Walt Disney World offers a free crowd calendar, weeks to visit & avoid, weather, ride refurbishments, and tips for navigating the chaos of Easter and Spring Break. Plus, info for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios–including Mickey’s & Minnie’s Runaway Railway. If you’re considering a spring visit,