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Are you ready to Rise?

2021-04-07T07:20:24-04:00April 13th, 2021|

Rise of the Resistance is an immersive ride and experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios.  This can be found in Galaxy's Edge.  The ride takes nearly twenty minutes from start to finish.  Guests must be 40" tall to ride and there are intense moments that might make younger children scared. This is also the first ride [...]

Disneyland is Re-opening!

2021-04-11T17:38:14-04:00April 11th, 2021|

After 412 days, on April 30, 2021, Disneyland and California Adventure will be re-opening.  It is the fourth time in Disneyland’s history that the park has been closed.  In 1963 after President Kennedy was assassinated, 1994 after the Northridge Earthquake and in 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks.  Each of the prior times it [...]

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away

2021-04-07T06:35:54-04:00April 7th, 2021|

Galaxy's Edge is one of the newest sections of both Walt Disney World and Disneyland parks.  Imagineers went above and beyond to create an out of this world experience.  Star Wars fan or not, everyone can appreciate this area of the parks.  We will focus on the Walt Disney World location for this post. Galaxy's [...]

Renting a Cabana at a Walt Disney World resort

2021-03-23T18:43:37-04:00March 31st, 2021|

Travel Planner, Kristin Winn, shares her experience renting a cabana at her Walt Disney World resort. In October 2020, as a special treat to celebrate my husband’s birthday, my family decided to splurge a bit.  As a special surprise, I rented a cabana for our family to use at Stormalong Bay! Stormalong Bay is the [...]

Park Hopping at Walt Disney World

2021-03-23T18:28:24-04:00March 24th, 2021|

When Walt Disney World first reopened after COVID in July 0f 2020, they did not offer park hopping.  As of January 2021, they have brought this feature back but with limitations. So here is what you need to know: You must purchase a valid park hopper ticket (or still have a valid annual pass). You [...]

Finding the Quiet at Walt Disney World

2021-03-14T18:02:45-04:00March 17th, 2021|

During busier times, crowds can become overwhelming at Walt Disney World.  Each park has areas where bottle necks tend to occur and the crowds can look larger as well.   Even now at reduced capacity, the parks can still feel crowded and you may want to take a break. Knowing where you can step away and [...]

EPCOT’s Flower & Garden Festival 2021

2021-02-28T08:42:33-05:00February 28th, 2021|

EPCOT is known for their festivals and Flower and Garden is a great way to experience the best of what EPCOT has to offer.  In 2021, this festival will run from March 3- July 5 and access to the festival is included in your park admission ticket as the festival is all throughout the park.  [...]

Transportation at Walt Disney World

2021-02-24T14:38:37-05:00February 25th, 2021|

Walt Disney World has several complimentary methods for getting around its 40 square miles. The most prevalent option is buses.  Every Disney resort has dedicated buses that run between the hotel (for larger resorts, there are multiple stops) and each of Disney’s four theme parks.  Bus service begins around 45 minutes before each park’s posted [...]

Finding Romance at Walt Disney World

2021-02-24T14:41:45-05:00February 10th, 2021|

3 Top Romantic Things to Do at Walt Disney World in 2021 With where the world is right now in the midst of the pandemic, romance definitely feels like it’s taken a backseat. Valentine’s Day is coming up fast and Goofy Getaways is here to remind people how romantic Walt Disney World can be. Yes, [...]

Walt Disney World Updates- January 2021

2021-01-12T16:52:25-05:00January 11th, 2021|

Walt Disney World announced two surprising updates today (1/11/21) that will impact future guests. Disney's Magical Express will end on 12/31/2021.  This was the free transportation service from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World resorts.  Disney transportation between your resort and the theme parks will continue, but this service that let you be car [...]

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