Chef Mickey’s at Disney World

Chef Mickey's at Disney World

Chef Mickey’s at Disney World is an all-you-care-to-eat family-style restaurant located in one fourth of the Contemporary Resort’s Grand Canyon Concourse level. While you dine, you’ll see monorails zip by and view the classic 90-foot-high mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair overlooking the restaurant. Looking for a nice character meal while you visit Disney World?

Get ready to plan your next vacation meal at Chef Mikey’s! 

And don’t forget your wallet. You’ll need it.

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Disney Restaurant Dress Code for Signature Dining

Disney World Signature Restaurant Dress Code rules

Will you ever need to need to dress up in your “fancy” clothes while on a Disney World vacation? For several restaurants, the answer is definitely yes. There is a Disney Restaurant Dress Code specifically for Signature Dining. [Read more…]

Smoking at Disney World: Your Guide

where to smoke and vape at Disney World

Since 2019, smoking sections at Disney World parks have been removed. As a result, there are now specific smoking areas designated outside the parks. E-cigarettes and vape pens are included in the ban. If you have a nicotine addiction, where will you be able to smoke or vape on Disney property?

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Disney 2020 Halloween Merchandise Released

Disney sparkle Halloween bag for trick or treating

Disney Halloween merchandise recently landed in stores for 2020, and for kids, this could be the highlight of your fall holiday shopping experience. If park tickets are not in your foreseeable future but you are visiting Orlando, stop by Disney Springs. 

World of Disney in Disney Springs is a humongous retail store located in Disney Springs, which feels more like an experience than a store. They carry a large variety of Disney character-themed clothing, housewares, toys, jewelry, and collectibles. It’s a must-visit if you spend any time at Disney springs.

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Visit the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

The Christmas Tree Trail in Disney Springs is decorated for the holidays during parts of November through January. This walking opportunity is located in the Marketplace section of the Springs, and it is suitable for visitors of all ages and handicap accessible. We’ve got all the details you need to know, plus we discuss the good vs. the bad about this festive holiday experience. [Read more…]

Disney World Minnie Vans

Minnie Van information for Disney World

Disney World Minnie Vans are a personalized ride service that will take you and your family all over the Disney property simply by requesting a ride on your smartphone. You can get there quickly and in comfort in a super clean automobile decorated in Minnie-themed polka dots that will accommodate up to 6 people. With so many free transportation options available, should you use a Disney World Minnie Van? [Read more…]

Take the MAC DADDY Pancake Challenge in Waikiki Beach!

MAC DADDY Pancake challenge pancakes

Ever heard of the MAC DADDY Pancake Challenge? Inside the Hilton Waikiki Beach in Hawaii is the M.A.C 24/7 bar and restaurant, whose slogan is “We don’t close unless it snows!” You know why this is funny if you ever broke a sweat on a beach in Honolulu. Hawaii is known for having expensive food, but here’s a yummy tip to save money on a great meal. Take the pancake challenge!

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Sterling Silver Mickey Rings by Rebecca Hook

Disney jewelry items are some of the best souvenir purchases you can make to keep the feeling of your last vacation alive and well every day. These Sterling Silver Mickey Mouse rings by Rebecca Hook inspired rings for cost under $150, which are great for kids or adult gifts. [Read more…]

Items Forbidden at Disney World

 

Have you ever given any thought on what NOT to pack for a WDW vacation? Most travelers simply worry over important items they forgot to pack. Park security has been tightening through the years as the world becomes a crazy place, and there is a comprehensive list of items forbidden at Disney World. You will go through a security check before you enter all the Disney theme parks, and Security Cast Members will look through your entire bag, section by section. This is a bit of a shock for first time visitors, and we have some tips later on to make that process go more smoothly.

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Disney World Height Requirements

Updated for 2019!

Many parents of small children don’t take height into consideration when planning for vacations. There are minimum Disney World Height Requirements for many rides at theme and water parks at Walt Disney World: if you haven’t measured your small children by now, get out that measuring tape and let’s see just who can ride what!

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Grab Disney Merchandise at Five Below Stores for Under $5!

Looking for Disney themed items at a cost that won’t wreck a vacation budget? How about some Disney Princess merchandise for a birthday present or another holiday? Move over dollar tree and make way for Five Below! [Read more…]

Decline Disney World Housekeeping to Save $10 a Day?

Disney resort room

Decline Disney World Housekeeping? Why would you ever do this? Walt Disney World Value and Moderate Resort hotels (including the Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort) are still offering a trial phase Service Your Way program that gives you the ability to decline housekeeping services during your resort stay. If you decide not to have your room cleaned each day, you will receive a Disney Gift Card worth $10 per night for all nights of your stay except one. So if you spend 7 nights in a Disney resort, you will receive a $60 gift card if you decline housekeeping, which Disney fans in-the-know also call “Mousekeeping.”

Should you save money by cleaning your own resort room or simply enjoy being pampered? 

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