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Walt Disney World on a Budget.

17 Easy Tips for Doing Disney on a Budget

You can save money by budgeting for your Walt Disney World vacation in so many ways. Don’t stress yourself about breaking the bank for a chance at experiencing the famous mouse. I’ve put together a few tips in helping you do Disney the cheap way!

NikkyJ

Universal Orlando Packing Essentials

Universal Orlando Resort Essentials Packing List

One of the questions I get a lot is what do I pack in a day bag for Universal Orlando? Many want to know what basic essentials are needed for a fun day.

Let’s check out the Universal Orlando Resort essentials you’ll need for a great trip!

NikkyJ
Busch Gardens Complete Guide

2019 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Complete Guide

Thinking about making a solo trip out to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay anytime soon? This wild and adventurous theme park is known to have some of the best roller coasters and thrill rides in Florida. Formerly known as the Dark Continent, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay invites you to seek adventures in the lush and mysterious lands of Africa.

I have so many fond memories of this magnificent theme park. It was the first time I had rode a roller coaster, Python, and it was the first park I was able to explore on my own. Busch Gardens was also a place where I created great memories with my large family, being that it was a much more affordable theme park for families to attend together.

Busch Gardens was opened in Tampa, Florida on March 31, 1959 by the Anheuser-Busch company as a free animal attraction alongside a brewery. It has since become a 335-acre theme park divided into African-themed regions: Egypt, Congo, Birds Garden, Jungala, Morocco, Nairobi, Pantopia, the Cheetah Hunt area, Sesame Street Safari of Fun, and Stanleyville that can be done in one day.

NikkyJ
Disney World Tips You Should Know

The 35 Best Walt Disney World Tips

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World soon? If so, check out the best tips for having a spectacular Disney vacation!

When compiling this list, I thought to myself…

How can I narrow down my own hacks I use personally for Disney into 35 digestible actions? After much thought, I came up with my favorites!

So here we go.

NikkyJ
Magic Kingdom Secrets at Walt Disney World with Minnie Mouse atop parade float on Main Street USA

31 Magic Kingdom Secrets You Never Knew

Walt Disney World Secrets and Facts: Magic Kingdom Edition

Disney’s Magic Kingdom opened on a glorious day in October of 1971. That charming day has led to the start of millions of magical memories from the old to the young. What you do not know is while we think we may see all that the Magic Kingdom has to offer, there are quiet a few Magic Kingdom secrets you should take note of on your next Walt Disney World vacation!

NikkyJ
runDISNEY gift guide with Mickey and Minnie Mouse ready to run!

19 Perfect runDisney Gift Ideas and Guide

Disney Gift Guide: runDisney Gifts Edition

Do you know somebody who is a huge runDisney fan and is about to have their first race soon, or perhaps they’re a veteran on their 5th race?

Many of my close friends dedicate lots of time prepping for the races hosted through the runDisney organization. Sometimes I don’t even realize just how hard they are training for one race alone. Plus, there’s the costly financial obligation that can add up quickly to be a part of one of Disney’s famous marathons.

NikkyJ

Veterans Day at Universal Studios Florida

Happy early Veterans Day to all of our spectacular troops of America!

The 12th Annual Veterans Day Parade will take place over at Universal Studios Florida.

In honor of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, Universal Orlando Resort’s Veterans Network, will march in a special parade at Universal Studios Florida on Veterans Day.

During the day there is a flag-raising ceremony and in previous years a private lunch for Veterans and their families was provided (please check with Universal Orlando Resort to see if it is still offered). Every year the parade begins around 11 a.m. with the flag-raising ceremony taking place in the New York area of the park.

NikkyJ
Fun & easy tips for SeaWorld Orlando. Large blue Manta roller coaster.

Super Easy First Timer Tips for SeaWorld Orlando | Episode 31

Today I have another great episode just for you! Are you ready take a trip over to Orlando’s marine-inspired park and need a few SeaWorld tips to get you started?

SeaWorld is a great Orlando theme park that is not only excellent for a family vacation, but perfect for a solo trip! Located just off Interstate 4 and the Beachline Express, you’ll be welcomed by the easy going vibe of this aquatic park.

NikkyJ
How to do Universal Halloween Horror Nights with theater monster staring at you.

13 Killer Halloween Horror Nights Tips | Episode 30

You poor unfortunate souls. Do you dare to venture out to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights? If so, you are in for more than ghostly encounters. If you’re brave enough to handle the number one horror event in the world, then I’ve gathered the best tips to help you survive Halloween Horror Nights (HHN).

But first, get the NEW ThemeParkHipster mobile app here!

If so, you are in for more than ghostly encounters. Halloween Horror Nights is an event takes place annually from September until November at Universal Studios Florida. It’s a premiere event with new levels of fear and terrifying haunted houses along with outrageous entertainment.

NikkyJ
Things to do in Orlando for adults

5 Adventurous Things to do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

Since October hosts the National Adventure Day, I thought I’d challenge you to get out of your comfort zone yet again and discover unique things to do in Orlando besides Disney World. I didn’t want to give you the same ole touristy restaurants or attractions. I really wanted to dig deep and find some cool local spots that offer high, thrilling adventures.

These exciting experiences can be done solo or with friends!

NikkyJ