We’re Going to Disney: Why We Plan for Trips Year Round

We’re Going to Disney: Why We Plan for Trips Year Round

It starts quietly, answering the questions of a co-worker looking to take a budget trip to Walt Disney World.  The craving increases as your oldest child stares at a carousel horse spinning in a snow globe and says “Can we go to Disney soon, Mommy?” While attempting to find a new baby photo on your…

The History & Future of the World Showcase Adventure

The History & Future of the World Showcase Adventure

While many people are attracted to Epcot for the fast-paced rides or futuristic attractions, a few of us love the nostalgia of a flip phone that sets off events in the World Showcase. However, while the history of this attraction is well documented, the future of any World Showcase Adventure attraction is murky. Rumor has…

Is Flying Frontier Airlines Good for Autistic Children?
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Is Flying Frontier Airlines Good for Autistic Children?

Every time we travel on a plane with an autistic child, we need to consider what is best for our family. All experiences are based on our own travel and we receive no compensation from Frontier Airlines for this post.  We write all about family travel focusing on the unique challenges of traveling with a…

Top Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism
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Top Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism

Our child with autism prefers set schedules and does not easily adjust to change. Vacationing in new places can be discomforting. However, proper planning can help cope with a unique situation. These road trip tips for families with autism did not come easily-  they come from experiences with car trips with kids during cross-country travel!…

Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?

Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?

Before we went to ride the Skyliner, we couldn’t help but wonder how smoothly getting on the transporation would be.  Many families cannot travel to Walt Disney World without a double stroller. Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?  We hoped so. Staying at a Skyliner Resort, taking the Skyliner to…

How Disney’s Disability Access Service Benefits Visitors with Autism
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How Disney’s Disability Access Service Benefits Visitors with Autism

Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) pass has been an asset on each trip with our autistic son. While we’ve heard it called everything from the “Disney Autism Pass” to the “Disney Disability Pass” to the now-defunct “Guest Assistance Card,” the proper name is the Disability Access Service. This article will discuss how Disney’s Disability Access…

A Roundup of Pandora World of Avatar reviews

A Roundup of Pandora World of Avatar reviews

Pandora: A Magical Land The first time we visited this magical land, we were lucky enough to visit Pandora World of Avatar only four days after opening.  Our initial look forever colored our experience, and we are now avid Pandora fans.   Since the reviews, photos, and videos have spread out across our social media channels,…

Na’Vi River Journey Ride in Pandora for Children with Autism
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Na’Vi River Journey Ride in Pandora for Children with Autism

Are you looking to watch the Pandora World of Avatar Na’Vi River Journey Ride at Disney?  The boat ride in Pandora: World of Avatar is called the Na’vi River Journey Ride.  The river journey is full of beautiful bioluminescence, realistic animals native to Pandora, and a blissful Shaman.  The ride is breathtaking- somehow, both serene…

Top Ten Disney Rides for Families with Autism at Walt Disney World resort
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Top Ten Disney Rides for Families with Autism at Walt Disney World resort

Many children run the risk of sensory overload in Walt Disney World. The boisterous shows, crowds, attraction music, and general uproar from the rides are sure to influence many children. We developed a list of the best Disney rides for families with autism from our many trips with our child. Because children with Autism Spectrum…