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Packing List for your Walt Disney World Vacation

Packing for your Walt Disney World vacation can be an overwhelming experience. We've put together a packing list to help reduce stress as you prepare to travel to the Most Magical Place on Earth. The list includes basic items like extra socks and comfortable shoes, to some of those items you may not think you need but will be happy you packed! The purpose of this list is to provide you with an idea of items to pack and is certainly not intended to be a comprehensive list of everything you must pack for your Walt Disney World vacation. Don't feel the need to pack everything listed here but simply use it as a guide when you begin packing. Essential Items Backpack/Park Bag -  Unless you're a Disney "passenger princess" on your vacations, you'll most likely need to bring some items into the theme parks for your travel party. If you are going to bring a backpack or park bag, make sure it's a small bag as smaller bags are easier to bring on attractions and you

You Must Be This Tall to Ride... Universal Orlando Resort Edition

Universal Orlando Resort has branded itself as the more grown-up vacation destination in central Florida. With advertising campaigns like "kids grow up, so do vacations" and "grow bolder", it should be no surprise that there are many attractions at the Universal Theme Parks with height requirements.  If you're visiting the Universal Orlando Theme Parks with little ones, it's very important to familiarize yourself with the ride height requirements so you know which attractions your little ones can, and can't ride, based on their height. You'll find these helpful signs with height requirements for all of the attractions when you enter the Universal Orlando Theme Parks. Universal Studios Florida 34 inches - E.T. Adventure 36 inches - Trolls Trollercoaster 40 inches - Despicable Me Minion Mayhem 40 inches - Fast & Furious - Supercharged 40 inches - Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon 40 inches - The Simpsons Ride 40 inches - TRANSFORMERS: The

Lightning Lane at Walt Disney World Resort FAQ

Disney has announced that Lightning Lane Multi Pass will be replacing the Disney Genie+ service at the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney has revamped and evolved the Disney Genie+ service based on Guest feedback asking for more advance planning so you aren't spending your entire vacation on your phone.  You may find yourself asking, what does that mean?! We are here to help! We've compiled some initial answers to frequently asked questions about the Lightning Lane Multi Pass and Lightning Lane Single Pass to keep you informed on all the changes. We review what's changed, how to book, when to book, attractions and more. The changes go into effect on July 24, 2024, so we have some time to get ready for this change together.  What's New How do the new Lightning Lane passes differ from the Disney Genie+ service and Individual Lightning Lane entry? Lightning Lane Multi Pass will replace Disney Genie+ service and Lightning Lane Single Pass will replace Individual Lightning La

EPCOT Must-Do Experiences for a First Time Visitor!

One of Walt's biggest dreams for his Florida Project was the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, also known as EPCOT.  Here, dreams of the future have taken place and come true since it's opening day of October 1, 1982. Now, over 40 years later, EPCOT is still delighting guests with its unique experiences and attractions. Everyone who visits will find something they love, whether it be a high-speed attraction in World Celebration or a stroll through the countries in World Showcase. Today, I want to shed some light on must-dos for guests visiting EPCOT for the first time! Travel in Time When you hear the name EPCOT, chances are the image of a giant, silver geodesic sphere come to mind. While many people refer to it as the giant golf ball, Spaceship Earth is the park's icon, and does it ever make itself present! Standing tall and proud at the front of the park, it's unmissable. Some people are surprised to find out that there is actually a ride inside of

Walt Disney World Dining Guide - Disney's Hollywood Studios

The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida has a plethora of dining options to choose from.  With a little pre-planning going a long way to a great vacation, it helps to know what is available at each park, Disney Springs and the resorts.  We hope this guide for Disney's Hollywood Studios will help you see through some of the noise and determine what you might want to put on your vacation agendas for meals and snacks! For the first installment in this series covering Magic Kingdom, click here ! Types of Dining Establishments Table Service Restaurants: You sit at a table and are served by a server (traditional restaurant experience.) We highly recommend advance dining reservations for table service restaurants, which can be made 60 days in advance of your trip. Table Service restaurants are sometimes broken down farther by: Signature Dining - These restaurants will be a more upscale experience, often have a dress code and