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Why Are Crowds So Low Right Now?

In case you haven’t noticed, the parks do not seem that crowded right now.  I know that kids are back in school and most vacations have already been taken, but even with that, there are not as many people in the parks as there were two years ago. There are also a HUGE amount less

Trying to Get Boarding Passes For “Rise of the Resistance”? Let us show you.

So you’ve been trying to get in a boarding pass for the “Rise of the Resistance” attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and have not had any luck. Don’t feel bad, many veteran Disney fans have not been able to get a boarding pass either, even though it has been months since the attraction opened to

Disney World Has Changed… Quite a Bit

The title is right, Disney World has changed.  Disney World is much different than it was the last time that my family visited the parks.  Yes, I do understand that there has been a pandemic going on (Trust my, I know.  Our latest trip was postponed 15 months due to Covid.).  But the changes that

Planning a Disney World Trip – Third Time is the Charm (hopefully)

It has to happen this time, it just has to.  For the third time we are attempting to book our family vacation to Disney World to celebrate our oldest daughter’s graduation from high school. Our first attempt was for April, 2020.  We were able to book all of the bells and whistles for this trip

How Much does it Cost to Ride Each Attraction at Magic Kingdom?

We have seen quite a few complaints lately that during this time of pandemic, Disney World has taken away a lot of the entertainment from the parks due to social distancing.  No longer do the parks have any parades, Character Meet and Greets or nightly firework shows.  There are no longer FastPass+ Selections or Extra

Disney Vacation Cancelled… AGAIN

In the fifteen plus years that my family has been going to Disney World we have never had such a heart-wrenching year as this year.  For the second time this year, we have cancelled reservations to Disney World. Our first trip was planed for the week of April 15th and Covid-19 obliterated those plans, not

Will It Be Disney World or a VERY Expensive Six Flags?

Each day we are receiving new information from Disney that is making us cringe. If you’ve been following this Blog, you know that we originally had a vacation planned for April, 2020 that Covid-19 totally obliterated.  Those plans were to celebrate the 20th Wedding Anniversary of my wife and I.  It was to also celebrate

Disney Trip Update

Universal Orlando has announced an opening date! Now the waiting game for those of us that have Disney vacations scheduled for this Summer begins.  We originally had scheduled our vacation for April, but Covid-19 took care of that.  Beginning of May it was looking as though Disney would be reopening the parks in Orlando sometime

Planning a Disney Trip… Take Two

DisneyDawgs is in the process of re-booking our 2020 Disney World Vacation and we are crossing our fingers that this one will happen. Our first attempt to get to Orlando was thwarted by the COVID-19 virus and cancelled and we thought that our last change at a family vacation was taken from us.  But, Disney

April DisneyWorld Vacation —- CANCELLED!

THIS SUCKS!!! Sorry, but there is not other way to put it. A trip that we have been planning for almost 18 months has been wiped out. I had the unadmiral task this morning of cancelling our flights and our car rental for what was supposed to be our last family Disney trip.  My oldest

Disney Cruiseline, Walt Disney World Resorts and Disneyland CLOSED!!!

For the first time in the history of the parks, both Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland in California and the Disney Cruise Line will be temporarily suspending operations this weekend. Due to the Coronavirus, both parks and the cruise line will suspend public operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Disney Springs and ALL

Disney releases statement clarifying cancellation policies

The following is a statement released by the Walt Disney Company reguarding the closure of both Disneyland and Walt Disney World parks, hotels and resorts. Full statement: In an abundance of caution, and in the best interest of our Guests and Cast Members, we are proceeding with the closure of our theme parks at Walt

Current Standby times at Magic Kingdom

Here are the current stand-by times for Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.  This week marks the start of the Spring/Easter vacations for school children in the United States and many other countries around the world.  

FastPasses Booked!!!

We’ve been waiting since September for this date, FASTPASS DAY!!! We have booked our FastPasses tonight and have gotten the following rides Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Slinky Dog Dash Flight of Passage Seven Dwarfs Mine Train We got really lucky to be able to get three of the four major rides (Rise of the

How Not to Forget Something on your Trip

You have to admit that planning a trip to Disney can be quite overwhelming, and if you have small children, it can also be next to impossible.  When I took my wife and my pups to Disney for the first time, they were 2 and 4 years old.  For my wife and I to remember

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