Theme Parks


Your Guide to Disney’s MyMagic+

Find out more about Disney World's latest family-friendly feature.


How to Combine a Disney World and Universal Orlando Vacation

Visiting both in one trip may be easier than you think!


Disney World: Onsite or Off-Site Accommodation

Deciding where to stay during your Disney World trip? Here's something that might help.


7 Water Parks Making a Splash for Summer 2014

From watery aviaries to slides that shoot you at 65 mph, the hottest new water-park attractions guarantee cool thrills.


New Ride Preview: Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts

Get a first look at the innovative new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.


Top 6 Indoor Water Park Resorts in the Midwest

Splash during any season at these weatherproof water parks.


Walt Disney World’s MyMagic+ User’s Guide

Learn all the ins and outs of Disney's new MyMagic+ system.


What's New at Walt Disney World

New additions abound at Walt Disney World in 2014.


Introducing the New Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Walt Disney World unveils the first STORY coaster with this brand new ride.


Ten New 2014 Attractions the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Learn about the newest theme park attractions that kick things up a notch for families.

By on Mar 31, 2014

Summer’s Wildest New Theme Park Rides

Higher, faster and certainly crazier: here are the hottest new rides at U.S. theme parks in summer 2014.


The Best Theme Parks for Families

It is no surprise that kids love theme parks. Check out the most kid-friendly parks in the nation here.


Planning Your Family’s Disney Holiday Travel

Planning a Disney holiday vacation? Learn how to maximize your time at Walt Disney World and Disneyland California.

By on Sep 23, 2013

Spooktacular Halloween Fun at Theme Parks

From hayrides to over-the-top scare zones, here’s where to find the best Halloween festivities at our nation’s theme parks.


Disney’s Coolest Upcoming Vacation Experiences

Looking for new ways to vacation with Mickey and the gang? Here are four of the most highly-anticipated new Disney vacation experiences on the horizon.

By on Aug 2, 2013

4 Ways to Save Huge at Orlando Theme Parks

Are your kids still in preschool? Will your older kids remain out of class until September? Get thee to Orlando.


Splashy Debuts: What’s New in Water Parks 2013

From zero gravity to drop-hatch launchers to flamingos, water parks keep pushing for the next big wave.


Summer’s 7 Best New Theme Park Attractions

From spy games to roaring dinosaurs, the newest attractions at U.S. parks get kids thinking and exploring.

By on Jun 17, 2013

Summer’s 6 Coolest New Theme Park Rides

Higher, faster and certainly crazier: Here are the hottest rides opening this season at U.S. theme parks.


Trend Watch: Immersive Role-Play Gaming on Vacation

Do your kids love video games? Check out the new crop of high-tech, interactive experiences that put you right in the storyline.

By on May 4, 2013

How to Make the Most of Disney's Monstrous Summer

Planning a Disney vacation this summer? Here are four ways to make the most of special savings and "Monsters University" tie-in events.

By on Apr 17, 2013


The new hotel inside LEGOLAND offers the luxury of easy access, early-morning entry, and a certain behind-the-velvet-rope LEGO experience.


6 Ways to Save on Kid-Friendly Attractions

Here are ways to whittle admission costs at zoos, museums, theme parks and other kid-friendly attractions.


Six Flags Great Escape Lodge

We checked out this indoor waterpark resort in Upstate New York's Adirondack region.


Portofino Bay Hotel

In Orlando, we check out this popular Universal Studios hotel.


Is my toddler too young for Disney World

Is any age too young for Disney World? Our expert weighs in.


Hershey Lodge

In the land of chocolate kisses, the Hershey Lodge is a super-fun slice of kid heaven.


Walt Disney World

Looking for crowdsourced wisdom for your Disney vacation? Experienced parents dish out the Disney details.


Play in Mickey’s Backyard

Kissimmee is often described as Mickey's friendly next-door neighbor. Find out what lies just outside Disney World.


Night, Mickey

Heading to Disney World? We weigh the pros and cons of staying at a Disney resort.


Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Need a break from the masses? This resort offers a blessed respite along with stylish, condo-style accommodations.

By on Sep 23, 2014

Disney’s Neighborhood

If finding an affordable hotel close to Disney World is a priority, then Kissimmee is a no-brainer.


Disney Vacation Club

Mouse-loving aficionados have a secret that could help you save big money on your next Disney vacation.


Ticket to Ride

When buying tickets at Disney World, take a minute to consider how much Mickey your family needs.


Dining at Disney

Everyone likes to take pot shots at theme park food. But the truth is, your dining experiences at Walt Disney World will depend largely on what you make of them.


Disney Reality Check

Don’t want to become one of those cranky, worn-out families? Then listen and learn from two folks who have seen and done it all.


11 Free Things to Do with Kids at Disney World

Here are free and fabulous Disney World experiences that are possible without buying theme park tickets.


Disney Day Planner

Getting ready for a day at Walt Disney World can feel like a commando mission, complete with adrenaline rush.


Disney World on the Cheap

Disney can be downright affordable with some smart planning and savvy deal snatching.


Disney World, Done Dirt Cheap

A father of three asks: How can I plan a trip to Disney World as inexpensively as possible?


7 Reasons to Bring the Kids to Disney World This Spring

Right now is an uncommonly good time to plan a trip to the number one family destination in the world. Just last month, Disney World unveiled a long-awaited makeover of Fantasyland, which doubled its size and marked ...


Tip Sheet: Crowd Safety

How to keep your kids safe at the beach, theme parks, cities and other busy places.