Our first trip back was starting to wind down and we still needed to visit Animal Kingdom. The park is gorgeous and is filled with
Category: Family Travel
Trip Report: Hooray For Hollywood
If we aren’t in Magic Kingdom, then you’re likely to find us in Hollywood Studios! It seemed like we were waiting forever in our trip
Trip Report: Thanksgiving Day Surprise!
Surprise! I woke my kids up at 4AM Thanksgiving morning to tell them we’re heading to Disney World! I had wanted to go Thanksgiving a
Trip Report: A Magical Last Day
Let’s start with the end: The last day of this trip turned out to be incredible! From beginning to end it was filled with fun
Trip Report: Conference Day, Epcot, And Dessert Party
We’ll call Day 3 of my trip a bit of a rest day. I slept in a little later and gave my feet a rest.
Trip Report: Hollywood Studios Rope Drop and More
My mission was to ride everything in Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios right after rope drop, a.k.a park opening. I also wanted see the Christmas tree at Animal Kingdom Lodge, shop at the Character Warehouse, a Disney outlet store, check into my next resort, Coronado Springs, all before meeting another friend for a late lunch.
Trip Report: The Last Day
The last day, well I should say the last park day, of the trip is always tough. This was a short trip and most of
Party Report: It’s Really Not So Scary!
Attending Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party for the second year in our was not in our original plans for this visit. That was until
Trip Report: A Wild Time in Animal Kingdom and Plan Changes
Day 2 of our trip was a hot one. It was a rainy one. It was a day of switching a lot of our plans.
Disney Dining Plan Debate
Every trip is a back and forth to whether or not we will get the Disney Dining Plan (DDP)– except the upcoming one, but that’s
More About Memory Maker
I mentioned many times throughout this blog my love for Disney’s Memory Maker and PhotoPass service. I even wrote a post early in the life
Resort Report: Caribbean Beach Resort
We were checked into Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort for just over 24 hours and admittedly did not spend a significant amount of time at the
Trip Report: New Experiences at Animal Kingdom
I’m sad to report that we really neglected Animal Kingdom on this trip. On the eighth day of our trip we were making our second
Trip Report: Extra Magic Minutes at Magic Kingdom
The best plans don’t always work out. Morning Extra Magic Hours are my favorite, especially at Magic Kingdom. After our doubling our fireworks viewing the
Celebrating One Year of nikkismickeytrips!
One year ago today at 7:42PM I was filled with nervous excitement as I hit the “publish” button on my computer for my very first
Trip Report: Around the World at Food & Wine
The second half of our trip started with a beautiful early morning walk around Crescent Lake to the Boardwalk to eat breakfast at Trattoria al
Trip Report: A Mid-Trip Break
This is the first time on any of our trips that we had real downtime built into our plans. It was actually rather strange. There
A Hundred Thousand Things To See
My favorite gift we gave the kids this Christmas was a map. Peanut was pretty excited about it but Diva didn’t really understand. Her brother
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
There were two major highlights planned for our October 2018 trip. The first was celebrating Diva’s birthday park hopping and the second was Mickey’s Not
Trip Report: A Leisurely Day at Epcot
There was no rushing for us on Day 4 of our trip. We had a big day on Monday celebrating Diva’s birthday and planned to
The Short Story
We spent nine days at Walt Disney World and I have a lot to say about it, but I’ll start with the short version before
We’re Going to Walt Disney World!
Our bags are packed and today is finally the day we leave for Walt Disney World! The kids are watching airplanes to pass their time
The Park Bag
Sure, you could walk into the parks with your wallet, phone, and nothing else but there are several items that make it easier to make
The Ohio Zoo Tour
Let me interrupt my regularly scheduled Disney blogging for a fun trip around the zoos of Ohio (and one in Pennsylvania). Our summer plans included
Stuffing the Suitcases
It’s never too early to start packing. Or at least start planning to pack. Our summer travels have ended. Instead of putting the suitcases away