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The Cabins at Fort Wilderness

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Looking for a fun and new Disney experience?  How about a stay at The Fort Wilderness Cabins! Located in the Magic Kingdom area of Walt Disney World,  Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground offers themed camping and cabins so you can enjoy the outdoors in Disney Style.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground originally opened on November 19th, 1971. It sits on 750 wooded acres giving the resort the feel of the great American frontier. Wildlife is plentiful as you will find ducks, deer, armadillo, rabbits and peacocks roaming the grounds. The resort offers the best of the great outdoors while giving the Disney experience you expect.

Camping is not for everyone, so the option of a Cabin that sleeps up to 6 can be great. Sitting at almost 504 square feet, the cabins offer plenty of space. The cabin contains a separate bedroom with bunk beds along with a full sized bed. The living room area has a pull out sofa along with a dining table and flat screen television. The cabin al…

The Wonder of Disney Cruise Line

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Back in September, you may remember that I embarked on a girls trip with my dear friend, Megan. The first part of our trip saw us conquering all four Walt Disney World parks in one day. The second part of our trip had us setting sail on the high seas for our first ever Disney Cruise. The expectations for the cruise were high: I’ve rarely spoken with someone who wasn’t blown away with their DCL experience. But, having sailed other cruise lines before,I had to see the “Disney Difference” for myself. Spoiler alert: Disney did not disappoint.
Here are just a few highlights of what set the Disney Cruise Line apart!
Night time entertainment: Specifically for the cruise line, Disney produces Broadway style, and Broadway quality shows.  Each night of our three night adventure was a different show that allowed us to connect with some of the more well-known characters (Belle and Beast) and those that are a little less common (Quasimodo or Tarzan).
Staff: Every single cast member (aka Disney staff)…

The Gift of Travel

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As Travel Agents, my wife and I are always thinking about travel and where to take our next trip.  So it makes sense for us to give travel as a gift to our kids during the holidays. Before we became travel agents, we did the whole Black Friday shopping thing. We got up early, fought the crowds, and missed time with our family during Thanksgiving weekend.  Then, just a few months later, we would find the gifts not being played with, valued, or even remembered. They often just ended up as more clutter around the house.
So as our kids got older, we started giving memories and trips, which turned out to be so much more appreciated.  First, it’s a gift the whole family can enjoy. We get to spend time together and explore. It creates anticipation for adventure.  Our kids have learned new culture, seen the world, and made memories that are priceless.
Don’t get me wrong, we still have some presents under the tree for our kids.  But sometimes the physical gifts are clues about the trip we…

Celebrating Birthdays at Disney World

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What is better than a birthday celebrated at Walt Disney World?!  And, I am not just talking about kids! We have celebrated many birthdays at Disney and there are some great ways to add a little magic to your birthday celebration at Walt Disney World.
Get your button  Disney has FREE buttons that they can provide to you to help you share your celebration.  This Happy Birthday button lets everyone else in on the fun and you will be surprised to see how many cast members and other guests help wish your child (or you!) a happy birthday.  This button also got us a couple of complimentary goodies (though this is never guaranteed)! Don’t forget to get your other children that may not be celebrating their birthday a pin too.  Disney has pins that say “I’m Celebrating,” which you can write on so they can also have a button to wear.
Create a shirt  A family reunion and Disney World are one of the few places where matching shirts are a must!  You can order on Etsy or at a multitude of online s…

Breakfast at the Magic Kingdom

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Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day, providing as it provides sustenance and energy for whatever activities lay ahead.  When those activities involve visiting the “The Most Magical Place On Earth”, you need to be prepared! Magic Kingdom is filled with fantastic places to fuel up first thing in the morning with options that suit all tastes and budgets.  Whether you are in search of a breakfast with characters or quick coffee, below are some great options…. When it comes to Disney, there are no character dining experiences desired more than Cinderella’s Royal Table in the heart of the Magic Kingdom. You are greeted by Cinderella as you enter the castle and ascend the spiral staircase (or take the gilded elevator) to the banquet hall above. While you dine, you will overlook Fantasyland and often be able to visit with Aurora, Ariel, Snow White, and Jasmine as you enjoy breakfast.  The morning menu highlights include caramel apple-stuffed french toast, baked …

Walt Disney World's Skyliner

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If you look in the sky while you’re at Disney World, you might notice some new construction. Last year, WDW announced that they were building Disney’s new Skyliner. This is a gondola system that will connect Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Pop Century Resort/Art of Animation Resort, Caribbean Beach Resort, and Disney’s new Riviera Resort. Currently, it is scheduled to open in late Spring or early Summer of 2019. This will put it ahead of the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the new Ratatouille ride at Epcot, which are scheduled for late 2019.

The first gondolas were spotted on property back in June which is a promising step forward. This new system has an estimated capacity of between 4,000 and 5,000 passengers per hour per direction, making it one of the highest capacity gondola systems in the world.  With a capacity that high, it will surely decrease wait times for buses going in those directions - a win-win for all! 
The cabins will have luxuries …

On The Road Travel's Guide to the World Showcase

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Touring Epcot’s World Showcase can be a bit overwhelming. With 11 countries and so much to see, how do you narrow it down?
The agents at On the Road Travel have you covered! Below is a list of our highlights for touring the “world.”
If you have younger kids (or even older kids) the Kidcot Fun Stops can be a great activity that takes you around the World Showcase. In each pavilion, there is a Kidcot station where you can interact with cast members, learn about their home country, earn a stamp, and create a personalized souvenir. We definitely recommend giving this a try! Even if you’ve done it before, it recently got a new sponsor (Ziploc), so you’re sure to experience something new!
Most people also enjoy eating and drinking around the World Showcase. You can get a plate or two to share with your party and everyone gets to try something new in each country! This is even more fun during Epcot's many festivals. We also recommend doing a photo scavenger hunt throughout. This can be a p…