Walt Disney World Archive

2024 Disney World Resort Hotel Price Increases

2024 Walt Disney World vacation packages and resort reservations are now available! We’ve spent significant time on DisneyWorld.com, mostly waiting to ‘orbit’ in the virtual queue…but also comparing 2023 vs. 2024 hotel room rack rates to see what’s changed. This shares our “recalculations” on price increases, plus commentary about the significance of the rates, discounts,

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Ride at Disney World & Disneyland: Opening Timeline & All Info

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is a new attraction replacing Splash Mountain at Disneyland and Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. This shares everything we know so far: opening timeframe, construction progress, concept art, and commentary about the Princess and the Frog inspired log flume ride. (Updated June 1, 2023.) Let’s start with a couple of updates, the

2023 Disney World Refurbishment Calendar

This Walt Disney World ride refurbishment calendar lists the closure schedule for 2023 at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios & Animal Kingdom. Attractions close for routine maintenance, safety upgrades, improvements, and reimaginings. (Updated June 1, 2023.) While no one wants attraction downtime during their trip to Walt Disney World, refurbishments are necessary to keep the

Lower Memorial Day Crowds at Disney World

It’s  the unofficial start of Summer 2023 at Walt Disney World, with the tourist season kicking off over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This post shares recent wait times data from the month of May, what’s likely to happen next with attendance levels in June and July 2023, and more. This is basically just a

Disney Dining Plan Returns: 2024 Info & Changes

Walt Disney World has updated and expanded its official pages about the Quick-Service Disney Dining Plan and the regular DDP in advance of 2024 vacation package bookings starting on May 31, 2023. This covers everything announced thus far, including what each tier will include, what they exclude, major changes, and more. Let’s start with the