Main Street, U.S.A.

Cinderella Castle, Magic Kingdom Park

Main Street, U.S.A., serves as your introduction to Magic Kingdom. As you enter the park, you’ll be met with a land themed to an American small town from the early 20th century, including a train station and Town Square. At the end of Main Street, U.S.A., you’ll be met with the sight of the iconic […]

Is It Worth Visiting the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival With Kids?

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival with Kids

The annual Food & Wine Festival at California Adventure may seem geared towards adults, but there’s a surprising amount for kids of all ages to enjoy, too. For years, I’ve loved the arrival of spring – it signals the return of the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, which brings celebrated chefs, mixologists, and […]

How to Book a Disney Cruise

How to Book a Disney Cruise

If you’ve always wanted to set sail on a Disney Cruise Line vacation, great news: It’s easy to book a Disney cruise! There are numerous itineraries, plenty of ports of call, and multiple ships to consider. Plus, you can easily find a cruise that suits your family’s interests (and number of available vacation days). Wondering […]

Disney+ Subscribers Can Get a Free Disney Dining Plan in 2024

2024 will bring quite a few big changes to Walt Disney World! Beginning this month, all-day park hopping access will return, as will the Disney Dining Plan. And if those exciting returns have you ready to book your next Disney vacation, the Most Magical Place on Earth just sweetened the deal for Disney+ subscribers. Disney+ […]

April Disney World Crowds

Easter Eggs at the Grand Floridian, April Walt Disney World Crowds

April Disney World crowds are steadily average throughout the month—with some exceptions.  Between Spring Break crowds carrying over from March and Easter being one of the most popular holidays to spend at WDW, April can be very crowded or very manageable depending on the time of the month when you’re visiting. April is a truly […]

Disneyland Crowd Calendars

If you’ve visited Dad’s Guide to WDW before, you’ve likely seen our Walt Disney World crowd calendars. We’re proud to release our first ever Disneyland crowd calendars for 2024! Be on the lookout for more tips and tricks to help you navigate Disneyland crowds and plan your perfect Disneyland vacation – our crowd calendars are just […]

Above and Beyond: Professional Disney Dreamers and Doers


By Kat Wolfe, Creator of the Agent Prep Program and Plussing It Membership Should you ever see a social media post aimed at the Disney fan base asking, “Should I use a Disney Travel Agent for my vacation?” fill up your Figment popcorn bucket and settle in for the comments. Strong opinions abound and range […]

D23 Expo: Disney Parks Presentation

D23 Expo 2022 - Disney Parks Presentation

Dad’s Guide to WDW Co-Owner Danny Shuster is reporting live from the D23 Expo and attending this year’s Disney Parks presentation, “A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.” What You Need to Know about “A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products”: What’s it about? The next phase of Disney Parks experiences is set […]