Month: July 2021

Resort Rundown: Coronado Springs Resort

Let’s talk the Moderate resort with the Deluxe feel: Coronado Springs! This beautiful resort, themed American Southwest/Northern Mexico, is located between Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. Coronado Springs opened on August 1, 1997, and is massive. There are nearly 2,000 rooms and suites in 3 villages surrounding the 15-acre lake called Lago Dorado. With the

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BATTER UP! Return to Casey’s Corner!

Casey’s Corner has been on Main St USA since day one of operations at Walt Disney World, but back in 1971, it was called the “Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner” (yes, just like Disneyland). It was refurbished in 1995, and reopened as Casey’s Corner, themed after the famous poem “Casey At The Bat.” If you’re a baseball

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Best Lounges of Walt Disney World

You know about bars, you know about restaurants, but what do you know about the LOUNGES of Disney? Many offer delicious food from neighboring restaurants in a cheaper, smaller version with a themed atmosphere and good drinks. Let’s examine them! Nomad Lounge Up first, we head to Animal Kingdom, for what is probably the best

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TIPS: Rides You Must Ride at Night

We all know that there are some rides that are better than others, but did you know there are some rides that are better than themselves when you ride them at night? Here is the Top Ten Rides that are Better at Night! 10. Dumbo Dumbo is not super exciting by any stretch of the

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Imagineer Spotlight: Leota Toombs….and Family

There is one Imagineer you know very well, only you might not realize you know her. Her name is Leota Toombs, and her story is amazing. It all started at Ink and Paint, which was only women. These women, though, had all the same skills as the men, but it was believed that animation could

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Food & Wine 2021: MENUS RELEASED!!!

I am SO EXCITED for Food & Wine this year! It’s going to be 129 delicious days of foodie goodness, beginning July 15 (THIS WEEK!!) and lasting til November 20. There will be returning treats, there will be all new treats, there will be treats that won’t be available until October 1. First things first,

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Mama Melrose Ristorante Italiano

Let’s talk Mama Melrose! Located deep in the back of Hollywood Studios, outside the exit of MuppetVision3D, you’ll find an Italian Restaurant that seems….out of place. Well, it’s tucked in the back for a reason, and that reason is BACK STORY!!! You all know how much I love a back story! So here we go!!

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Tips for Fireworks Viewing

Everyone is excited that fireworks are back!! I know that I cannot WAIT to see them in person again. First things first, they’re gonna be packed. We went nearly 500 days without them, and people are happy to embrace some shred of normalcy returning. Not to mention there will be TWO new fireworks shows beginning

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Bar Crawls of Walt Disney World

For those of you that think Disney is just for kids, did you know there are BAR CRAWLS? Definitely not for kids at all! So are you planning an adult trip? Maybe a Girls Trip or a Guys Trip or a Date Trip? Or you’re just a poor, childless, millennial? This post is for you!

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Resort Rundown: Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Let’s talk about where you want to sleep. One of the best themed resorts I have ever seen can be found pretty close to Hollywood Studios. I’m talking about Art of Animation. When I say “pretty close” to Hollywood Studios, I mean it, too. Watch those GPS directions sometimes! We THOUGHT we were headed to

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