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Stopping Travel? Travel-Related Things to Do at Home Instead Right Now

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How to Ride Slinky Dog Dash at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Without the Wait

Toy Story Land began a new era at Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. New marquee attractions like Rise of the Resistance in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway followed, turning Hollywood Studios into the most exciting park at Disney World. But despite the new attractions, the crown jewel of Toy …

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Thanks to Coronavirus, These are the Travel Deals to Jump on Now

Editor’s note (March 28, 2020): I wrote this post what feels like a lifetime ago, when the evidence of the pandemic’s reach and the thread facing us was not obvious to those of us in the US yet. In case it isn’t obvious, no one should be traveling right now. Please read my other and …

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10 Mistakes You Might be Making with Frequent Flyer Miles

Frequent flyer miles can be a great tool to help families travel on the cheap. My own family saves thousands of dollars on flights and other travel costs every year thanks to miles and points. The frequent flyer programs of most major airlines, however, have gotten increasingly complex. The good news is that some of …

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Disneyland Food & Wine Festival 2020: Tips, Tricks, & What to Know Before You Go

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival at the Disneyland Resort is back for another year of tasty treats and special events. I’ve attended the festival multiple days in 2018 & 2019 as well as opening weekend on 2020 to get a look at the fun and food that Disneyland always offers festival-goers. If …

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What’s New at Disneyland: Spring and Summer 2020 Guide

Planning a spring or summer vacation to the Happiest Place on Earth? Disneyland is ever-changing, and every season brings something new. This 2020 year has more new attractions, shows, parades, and everything else that will make any Disneyland vacation special and memorable. From the addition of the brand new Magic Happens parade in Disneyland park …

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Skiing Tahoe with Kids: Comparing the Costs & Kid-Friendly Amenities of Every Tahoe Ski Resort

Since my family lives just three hours away from Lake Tahoe, we head up to the mountains fairly often to ski in the winter. While we have always carefully considered cost with a hobby as expensive as skiing, price is all the more important now that we have two skiing kids. We also love to …

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Best Credit Cards for Disney Travelers

My family loves taking Disney vacations, but the cost of visiting the Mouse can really add up. One major way we save – and also afford to visit destinations like Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Disney’s Aulani more often – is through credit card rewards. Frequent flyer miles, hotel loyalty points, cash back, and other …

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9 Tips For Handling Naps & Sleep Schedules While Traveling With Baby

Planning to travel with a baby? You’ve probably worked hard to establish good sleep habits and a naptime schedule back home. Many parents naturally fear that the schedule changes that come with traveling with their little one will undo all that hard work. But naps and early bedtimes can really eat into the time you’d …

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Tips for Disney’s Aulani with Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers

Walt Disney World and Disneyland are filled to the brim with guests from nine weeks to nine decades old every year. But not as many consider a Disney vacation in Hawaii at Aulani: a Disney Resort & Spa. After all, it is a longer trip for many traveling families. It can also be a bit …

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