Disney World offers a lot of time for guests to visit the parks outside of regular operating hours, but the names of these different offerings can get pretty confusing! We’re here to break down when you can stay in the parks late or go early, which offerings are free and which cost extra money, and everything you need to know about enjoying the Disney magic outside of regular park hours!
Continue reading Ep. 82 – Deciphering all the Disney Extra Hours Offerings
We say goodbye to summer by answering some of the listener questions that have built up over the year. We talk reconnaissance missions, Undercover Tourist ticket discounts, stroller strategies, Flight of Passage line and Fastpass+ strategies, and much more!
Continue reading Ep. 81 – Listener Questions
The D23 Expo happened in Anaheim this past weekend and Disney dropped a bunch of new parks news and clarified some old parks news. We’ve got a summary of all the news coming out with a focus on what’s coming in 2020! Epcot Forever.
Continue reading Ep. 80 – Breaking Down the D23 Disney Parks News
Saddle on up to our Frontierland Guide, where we discuss some of our favorite rides in the Magic Kingdom, a show whose rumored demise has been greatly exaggerated, and the best toppings bar west of the Mississippi!
What are your favorite parts of Frontierland? Did you ever play Oregon Trail? Let us know by e-mailing us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com. Thanks for listening!
Continue reading Ep. 79 – Frontierland Guide
Have you heard of club level rooms at Disney resorts? We talk to Christy Pudyk of Pack Your Pixie Dust and the DCL Podcast about what club level at Disney means, what perks and benefits you receive, what the best club level experiences are at Disney World, and how much it’s going to cost you.
Have you ever stayed club level? Is the experience worth the cost? E-mail us your thoughts at disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com.
Continue reading Ep. 78 – Staying Club Level at Disney Resorts: What to Know
On our last trip report of the summer, Joe checks in about his recent trip to Aulani: a Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii. Why Disney playing second fiddle at the resort makes Aulani one of the best experiences ever, plus some tips and tricks about how to make the most of your vacation when visiting Aulani.
Have you been to Aulani? Do you consider it “Disney” enough for a Disney resort? E-mail us your thoughts at disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com.
Continue reading Ep. 77 – Joe’s Aulani Trip Report
We’ve got a trip report from Paris, as Joe took his daughter to Disneyland Paris last month. Why does Parc Disneyland feel so great and Parc Studios feel so…not? What can the US parks learn from Disneyland Paris? How can you save money if you’re visiting? All this and more in the latest episode of Disney Deciphered!
Continue reading Ep. 76 – Joe’s Disneyland Paris Trip Report
We chat about all the dining options, characters, merchandise, and fun things to do in Adventureland besides attractions. Did you know that there’s a Pirates Adventure? Our favorite quick service snack? We discuss all this and more on today’s episode!
What did we miss in Adventureland? E-mail us your thoughts at disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com.
Continue reading Ep. 75 – Adventureland Part II (Characters, Dining, and More)
We continue our land by land guide with a look at the rides and attractions in Adventureland. It’s almost as jam packed as Fantasyland, but do the attractions hold up? Plus, some thoughts on how Adventureland is a bit of a missed opportunity.
Do you have a favorite attraction in Adventureland? What are your must rides? E-mail us your thoughts at disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com.
Continue reading Ep. 74 – Adventureland Part I (Rides and Attractions)
In this week’s episode, Leslie and Joe head west again to Disneyland to discuss the three on-property hotel choices in Anaheim. While Walt Disney World owns more hotels than guests can count now, the choices are much more manageable at Disneyland where the vast majority of visitors stay off-site. Should you even stay in a Disneyland on-site hotel? And if so, which one is right for your family?
Continue reading Ep. 73 – On-Property Disneyland Hotel Guide