1st Trip to Disney World? Check Out the Walt Disney World “Parks” Maps

Updated for 2018!

See this photo of the Magic Kingdom? It’s actually a screen shot of a Google map.  These map drawings remind me so much of the Disney parks maps you get at the park entrances. I didn’t notice an actual name, but I refer to this map as the “Google Parks Maps.” People waste a lot of time wandering around Disney parks when they are unfamiliar with the lay out. If you are planning your first trip to Disney World, you need to familiarize yourself with the lay of the land. Wasted time wandering = wasted money.

Those of you who know your way around blindfolded you can use these images for virtual vacations or even for scrapbooking purposes!

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1st Trip to Disney? Why You Should Limit Electronic Devices

great-advice-for-a-disney-tripUpdated for 2017!

The last time we went to Disney World, my family brought along five cell phones, three Mac laptops, two iPods, and two iPads. Given all those devices, it would be rather hypocritical for me to give the following advice without admitting up front that we are a family deeply wired into technology. Planning a first trip to Disney World? The one thing you need less of on your Disney vacation are electronic devices. [Read more…]