WDW 4 Families - A Disney World Travel Planning Podcast

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The Original , Family Friendly, Walt Disney World Trip Planning Podcast, helping you plan your Disney Vacation. Our panel of Disney Veterans talk all things WDW Resort and beyond. From Counter Service to Character Dining, Campground to The Contemporary, Rides, Reviews, Shows, Shopping, and More. We even cover a little Universal Studios and other Orlando area theme parks and attractions. So please join us, as we talk Disney, and take the “stress” out of planning your next Disney Vacation.

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Disney World or Disney Cruise? Walt Disney World for Families Episode - 249
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This Week, we talk about the very popular, but very expensive Disney Cruise Line. We will talk booking, ships, prices, Discounts, and answer the question we never thought we would have to ask, Is a Disney Cruise a better value than a WDW trip. With all the Discounts "floating around" the answer might surprise you, so sit back, relax and set sail with this week's show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcast.

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Dec 01, 2021
WDW Christmas Season Table Talk, Walt Disney World For Families Episode - 248
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This week, we chat about The Very Merriest Season Of The Year, Christmas. Will talk about our favorite things, Favorite Resort, Favorite Tree, Crowds, and if this is the best time for your family to travel to Disney World, so sit back, relax, grab a pumpkin spice something and enjoy this weeks show! As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 23, 2021
Disneyland with special guest Kidron Cannon. Walt Disney World For Families - Episode 247
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This week, after a short Fall Break, We travel west and talk Disneyland, with our Special Guest, Loyal listener, and Friend, Kidron Cannon. Kidron is well versed when it comes to WDW, but now resided closer to the Original Disney Park, and we will ask for his take on Disneyland and California Adventure from a East Coaster/WDW prospective. Is there a difference? Who does it better? What should I eat? Are a few questions we will ask Kidron as we learn a little about Him, and his new Home Park, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks Show.  


As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.


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Nov 13, 2021
Update: Genie, Genie Plus, Lightning Lane. Walt Disney World for Families Episode - 246
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This week, We update our thoughts on Genie, Genie Plus, and Lightning Lane at Walt Disney World Resort. One of our Cast-members just got back from WDW and experienced Disney's newest Smart Phone App 'Genie!" We break down all the in and outs of this new system, that is designed to manage and maximize your day and experience while in the Disney Parks. With all the new features, functions, rules and expenses, you n weed to know what benefits you get, what benefits you want, and what benefits you will have to pay for. But first, we will finish our semifinal round of the "Sweet and Savory 16" iconic food challenge so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Oct 29, 2021
WDW Round 2 of the Sweet and Savory 16 Iconic food bracket Walt Disney World for families Episode-245
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The week, We match up 16 Sweet and Savory Iconic Walt Disney World foods and put them head to head trimming down "The Sweet and Savory 16" to the "Edible 8" to the "Foodie Four" and move 2 rounds closer to answer the question, "What is The single best Food Item At WDW?" With as many food options at WDW as we have opinions, this episode is sure to make a few cast-members bitter, So Sit Back, Relax, Grab a Mickey Bar and enjoy this weeks show!

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Oct 22, 2021
WDW Moderate Resort Review. WDW For Families Episode - 244
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This week, the Cast talk about the WDW Moderate Resorts and what Caribbean Beach, Coronado Springs, and Port Orleans can offer you and your family. These resorts pack a lot of bang for their bucks, with themed pools, themed rooms, larger rooms, on site restaurant, with one almost being considered a Deluxe, when it comes to amenities. So if your looking to upgrade your resort experience, but don't want to pay deluxe prices, these resorts might just be what you are look for, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. 

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Oct 16, 2021
WDW 50th Anniversary Oct. 1st 2021. WDW For Families Episode - 243
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This Week, we Celebrate Walt Disney World Resort turning 50 by traveling down to WDW resort and recording live, in the Magic Kingdom, to talk about all the special things happening for the 50th Anniversary! This is a on location recording with all the festive sounds (and crying babies,) quickly edited to get it out to our loyal listeners ASAP. Walt Disney World Opened on October 1, 1971 and we are honored to bring you a glimpse of the 50th Celebration today, October 1, 2021, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Oct 04, 2021
WDW Boo Bash Trip Report. Walt Disney World For Families Episode - 242
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This week is a spooky podcast, as we talk about Todd's most recent trip to Walt Disney World and what he thought about WDW's Boo Bash, the replacement for this year for Not So Scary Halloween Party. We cover event times, entertainment, fireworks, food, candy, characters and attractions, or the lack thereof. Not So Scary Halloween Party was a very popular offering in years past, find out if Boo Bash should replace it, or be sent to an early grave. So sit back, relax and enjoy the weeks show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Sep 23, 2021
WDW EPCOT Strategies. Walt Disney World for Families Episode - 241
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This week, we start by giving you a “Long Podcast Alert” because we talk in detail about strategies for tackling EPOCT. This is 2 parks in 1, that requires a good strategy to keep yourself from racking up to many unwanted miles. With so many shops, kiosks, restaurants, rides at EPCOT, (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) you need a plan, and we are hear to help, so sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Sep 16, 2021
WDW Sweet and Savory 16 Iconic food bracket Walt Disney World for families Episode-240
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The week, We match up 32 Sweet and Savory Iconic Walt Disney World foods and put them head to head trimming down "The Sweet and Savory 16" to the "Edible 8" and move one round closer to answer the question, "What is The single best Food Item At WDW?" With as many food options at WDW as we have opinions, this episode is sure to make a few cast-members bitter, So Sit Back, Relax, Grab Some Pop Corn and enjoy this weeks show!

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Sep 11, 2021
WDW Incredi-Pass, The Annual Pass of Annual Passes- Walt Disney World For Families - Episode 239
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This week, our Incredi-cast talks, Incredi-Pass, and the other New Annual Passes available for WDW. We will summarize the old Annual Pass program, what we liked about it, and how it differs from the new Annual Pass program. Will cover what you get, and what your losing and try to answer the question... Is the Incredi-Price Worth It? This is guarantied to be a Incredi-Podcast So Sit back, Relax, and Enjoy this Weeks Show.


As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Sep 04, 2021
WDW Genie, Genie+ and Lightning Lane. - Walt Disney World For Families Episode - 238
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This Week, we talk the latest and will see if its the Greatest addition to Walt Disney World, the Genie, Genie+ and Lightning Lane. Our panel talks over the Details that have been released, and try's to navigate all the unknows. Genie, Genie+, Lightning Lane, Is it free, how much, when can I book are all thing we chat about. But first, we talk to Charity about her "Special" trip and how she celebrated her milestone. Genie has a fire under the WDW community, so sit back, relax, and see if we Free this Genie or Send it back to the Cave Of Wonders.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Aug 27, 2021
WDW Underrated Rides, Shows And Attractions. Walt Disney World For Families Episode - 237
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This week, We talk about Underrated attractions, shows and restaurants at Walt Disney World. These are offering that you may walk by heading to your next E-ticket attractions. With so may different rides, attractions, and shows its easy to miss out on good entertainments, so here are underrated gems you might just want give a chance, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. 

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Aug 22, 2021
Disney Hollywood Studios Strategies. Walt Disney World for families episode - 236
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This week we talk about Disney's Hollywood Studios and strategies to make you day more enjoyable, and get the most bang for you buck. This park has all the newest rides at WDW and has become the most popular with the teenage and older crowd so planning is a must. We will cover what most guest do, and some alternatives to "miss" the crowds and hot spots so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. 

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Aug 14, 2021
Milestones Make The Magic - Walt Disney World For Families Episode-235
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This week we talk about milestones, and how waiting until you child reach certain ones my help make you Walt Disney World trip more memorable. A lot of times we think a certain age as the best age for WDW, this episode we will cover certain benchmark that are more specific to your individual child that may help you and your family enjoy the Magic a little more, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Aug 05, 2021
WDW Animal Kingdom Strategies - Walt Disney World for Families episode 234
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This weeks episode is “Wild” as we talk Animal Kingdom strategies and the our favorite way to attack the park. Do you go left? right? straight? What do you hit first, what do you skip? What do you Eat!? All this is covered and more so sit back, relax and enjoy this weeks show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Jul 30, 2021
Fantasy 12th EPCOT World Showcase Pavilion. WDW 4 Families - Episode 233
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This week, we imagineer our own World Showcase Pavilion in Walt Disney World's Epcot. We will all Pick a Country and design Rides, Shows, Food Characters and more. Each Design will be Different and unique to say the least so sit back, relax and get ready to laugh.  As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast. Also, as a reminder, we record over Zoom and are working hard to improve our audio quality with new microphone, better internet connections, etc. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 22, 2021
Top 10 Quick Service Restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort. WDW for Families Episode -232
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Top 10 Quick Services “in Park”

This week we give our "Top 10 Quick Service Restaurants located in one of the four Theme Parks on Walt Disney Property. With some many options and so much good quick service food, we had a hard time trimming down our list but we were able to “cut the fat” down to just 10 options… and maybe an honorable mention so, grab a snack, sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s show.

As always, we want to thank all our loyal listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you haven’t already, hit that Subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast.

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Jul 16, 2021
Disney World Rookie Mistakes. Walt Disney World For Families Episode - 231
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This week on WDW 4 Families, we cover some of the common mistakes made while planning a Walt Disney World Resort Vacation.  We will cover mistakes we have made, mistakes we have avoided, and common mistakes our 2 Disney Vacation Planners have helped their clients avoid. This podcast is a must listen and may even save your vacation… so sit back, relax and enjoy this weeks show.

We want to thank all our listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you would like to help us to continue to grow, hit that subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review/comment on Apple Podcast.

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Jul 08, 2021
What is the Best World Showcase Pavilion at EPCOT - Walt Disney World For Families 230
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This week on WDW 4 Families, we rank the World Showcase Pavilions at WDW EPCOT and some of our rankings may surprise you. Each Castmember ranked the pavilions at EPCOT from 1 to 11 based on Food, Attractions, Shopping, Architecture, Atmosphere, Characters and our own personal feeling for that Country's offerings. Todd is the only one who know how the deck stacked up so join us as we find out the Best “EPCOT World Showcase Pavilion!”

We want to thank all our listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you would like to help us to continue to grow, hit that subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review/comment on Apple Podcast.

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Jul 02, 2021
Disney World's Best Table Service Breakfast - WDW 4 Families Episode 229
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This week on WDW 4 Families, we talk table service breakfast and some strategies to get the most bang for your buck and your time. From the newest options to our favorite classics, we cover table service breakfast all over Walt Disney World Property, so grab a snack, sit back, relax and enjoy this weeks show.

We want to thank all our listeners for their continued support. We are humbled everyday by the growth we are experiencing and truly appreciate our listeners. You make this possible. If you would like to help us to continue to grow, hit that subscribe button, Like, Follow, and share us on Facebook with your friends, and leave us a 5 star review/comment on Apple Podcast.

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Jun 24, 2021
How to get your Husband to Disney World. WDW 4 Families Episode - 228
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This week, Todd, Randy, and Mark discuss ways to convince your husband to go to Disney, and give ideas to help them to enjoy their time at WDW. We will cover some common misconceptions, and give you the resources and tools to help persuade your spouse into a Disney World Vacation, all  without overwhelming, So Sit Back, Relax, And Enjoy This Weeks Show. Be sure to Subscribe to our Podcast so you don't miss a episode and leave us a 5 star review on "ApplePodcast" to help us reach more people. Follow us on Facebook @WDW4Families, like us, and leave a comment. Most of all, Thank you for listening to WDW 4 Families. We would not be here without you. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 17, 2021
Universal Trip Report Live / VelociCoaster Grand Opening Preview WDW 4Families Episode - 227
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This Week, We join Charity Live at Universal as she Previews Jurassic World VelociCoaster before the June 10th Grand Opening. We will start this episode with an overview of The most popular thing at Universal Studio's Orlando, "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter," and its many exciting offerings. Will also briefly cover the Resort options at Universal and some of the benefits of staying on site, so Sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. Be sure you 

Be sure to Subscribe to our Podcast so you don't miss a episode and leave us a 5 star review "Here" to help us reach more people. Follow us on Facebook @WDW4Families, like us, and leave a comment. Most of all, Thank you for listening to WDW 4 Families. We would not be here without you.

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Jun 10, 2021
Do I need A Disney Specialized Travel Agent? WDW 4 Families Episode - 226
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This week, we lean on Stephanie and Charity's Experience as we discuss all the benefits of using a Disney Specialized Travel Agent. Charity and Stephanie are both Veteran Disney Vacations Planners and have helped hundreds of families Build their Dream Disney Vacation to not only Walt Disney World, but all Disney Travel Options. This episode they will walk us through the process of using a Travel Agent and answer  Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How Much? 

So, If your planning or thinking about planning a Disney Vacation, 

Contact Charity Rochford by email at: Charity@dreambuildervacations.com or on Facebook @CharityVacationPlanning.      

Contact Stephanie Forrester by email at: Stephanie@mickeyworldtravel.com or  on Facebook @MickeyWorldTravelStephanieForrester.

Be sure to Subscribe to our Podcast so you don't miss a episode and leave us a 5 star review "Here" to help us reach more people. Follow us on Facebook @WDW4Families, like us, and leave a comment. Most of all, Thank you for listening to WDW 4 Families. We would not be here without you. 

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Jun 03, 2021
Disney World's Best EPCOT/Crescent Lake Resorts. WDW4Families Episode - 225
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This week, we review Crescent Lake/EPCOT Resorts and round table what we like about this Walt Disney World resort area. These include Disney's Beach Club, Disney's Boardwalk Inn, Disney Yacht Club, "Walt Disney World Swan, and Walt Disney World Dolphin resorts. These Deluxe resort are some of the best on property and we will talk about what they each have to offer, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. Become part of the WDW4Families Community by checking us out on Facebook. Be sure to Like, Follow, and leave a Comment. Also, ask us any questions you might have by Private Message or by leaving a voice message Below. If you enjoy our podcast, please scribe to WDW4Families and leave a 5 star review so we can reach more listeners. Thank you for listening!

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May 27, 2021
Disney World Fantasy Draft. WDW4Families - #224
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This week on WDW4Families, We hold the first ever, WDW4Families “Fantasy Park Draft” and design our own Disney Park based on current WDW attractions, restaurants, and experiences. If you have ever thought, “This ride should be at the Magic Kingdom,” or “this is perfect for Animal Kingdom,” well so have we, and today we are mashing up Walt Disney World and building our own “Perfect Disney Park” so sit back, relax and enjoy this weeks show. Vote for you favorite Fantasy Park and become a part of the WDW4Families Community by checking us out on Facebook. Be sure to like, subscribe, and leave a comment. Also, ask us any questions you might have by Private Message or by leaving a voice message. If you enjoy our podcast please scribe to WDW4Families and leave a 5 star review so we can reach more listeners. Thank you for listening! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 21, 2021
What is Disney World's Best Resorts For Young Families? WDW 4 Families #223
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This week, Randy Hosts WDW 4 Families as we answer the Question... "What is the Best WDW Resort For Young Families?" We will cover all 3 resort category, which are Value, Moderate, and  Deluxe, talking in depth about each resorts pros, cons, and MAGIC they add to your Young Families WDW Vacation. Each resort has it on Identity, strengths, weaknesses, and flavor, and we will  debate which is "The Best" for your young family, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. Be sure to Subscribe WDW 4 Families on your Preferred Podcast Hosting Service or click here to see all the platforms you can listen on. If you like our podcast, head over to Apple Podcast to leave us a 5 star review to help WDW 4 Families reach more Listeners. Check us out on Facebook, Like, Follow, and leave a comment. Were building a WDW 4 Families Community and we ask, that you ask your questions, leave your comments, and share your Disney vacation, food, resort, park pictures, stories and more. We love to see our listeners enjoying WDW and all Disney Vacations Options. Ask your questions, leave a comment, or suggest a topic @WDW4FAMILIES.

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May 13, 2021
"May the 4th Be With You" Star Wars Galaxy's Edge and what you need to know. Episode 222
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This week, in honor of “May the 4th be with you” we discuss Black Spire Outpost and all things Galaxy's edge. This Immersive land transports you to the edge of the Galaxy and allows you to Live, Eat, and (soon to be able to ) Sleep like your favorite Star Wars Characters. Whether your Resistance or First Order, this week episode will help you navigate the Galaxy's edge, and get the most bang for your “credit”. Building a light saber, smuggling goods, Eating the local food, joining the resistance and getting a boarding group are all experience you can have while visiting Black Spire Outpost and are all thing we will talk about in this podcast so sit back, relax, and May the 4th be with you. If you enjoy our podcast please scribe to WDW4Families and leave a 5 star review so we can reach more listeners. Become apart of the WDW4Families Community by checking us out on Facebook, and be sure to like, subscribe, and leave a comment. Also, ask us any questions you might have by Private message or by leaving an voice message.

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May 07, 2021
Best Magic Kingdom Area Resort. Episode 221
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This Week we discuss Disney's Magic Kingdom Area resort and what they have to offer your family. These include Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney's Polynesian Resort, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground and we have included Shades of Green, a Exclusive resort for Current and former US Service Members. We will cover Cost, Amenities, Transportation, Theming, and more as we dive into the WDW Magic Kingdom area Resorts, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast and if you enjoy our content, give us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast. Check us out on Facebook@wdw4families and be sure to Like, Subscribe, leave a comment and ask us a question. Leave us a voice message @https://anchor.fm/wdw4families

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Apr 29, 2021
When should I go to Disney? Episode 220
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The week we talk about what is the best season to go to Walt Disney World. We also promote Christmas to a season and talk about traveling during the holiday season. We cover the pros and cons of each season, and give our personal favorite time to travel and why we like that time. With so many things to consider like Festivals, heat, crowds, refurbishments, school schedules, park hours to name a few, this is a must listen to help you plan your next Disney Vacation, so sit back relax and enjoy. Remember to Subscribe to WDW 4 Families and Follow us on Facebook @WDW4Families. If you like our podcast, leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcast. Have a question, Ask us on Facebook Messenger @ m.me/WDW4Families

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Apr 22, 2021
I’m going to Disney, But what do I Pack? Episode 219
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This week, the full cast joins us as we discuss our “must have” items on every Disney Vacation. From trips with a toddler, to a solo trip, teens and everything in between. We also learn which of our cast members have a wet foot Phobia and brings extra Sox and Walmart bags to keep their feet fresh so sit back, relax and enjoy this weeks show. Remember to subscribe to our podcast and leave a 5 start review on Apple. Check us out on Facebook @wdw4families and leave us a comment. Private Message us your Question on Facebook Messenger. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 15, 2021
Disney As A Surprise And Spring Break Trip Report.
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This week on WDW 4 Families, We talk about Surprising your kids, spouse, or other family members with a Disney Vacation. Some of our cast have very creative and dubious ways they have surprised their family, another cast member has family that lives in Florida and takes the easy way out, but first, Randy tells us about his Spring Break Disney World trip. We find out if crowds were up if Magic was down, and if Randy can remember the name of Elsa’s sister. Remember to subscribe to our podcast, leave us a 5 Star review. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Like, Follow and please, SHARE us with your friends so we can continue to grow the WDW4Families community. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2021
Episode 217 - Disney World For Families Question and Answer
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This week, we reach into the mail bag to answer some listener questions. Tron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Beach Club, and Rundisney are all thing we talk about in this listener driven podcast. Now, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. Remember to subscribe to our podcast and leave us a 5Star review. Check us out on Facebook @wdw4families an Private Message us for answers to your questions, we may use them in a up coming episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 02, 2021
Episode 216 - Imagineer you own dining experience.
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This week, the cast “Imagineer” their own Dining experiences and come up with ideas ranging from a Villains island, a Mr. Potato Head luxury experience, and a hidden Forrest restaurant that Sherwood be nice. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast and leave a 5 star review on apple podcasts. Follow us on Facebook @wdw4families and share this episode with your friends and family. Private message us on Facebook with all your WDW travel Questions. Now, sit back, relax, and enjoy this weeks show. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 25, 2021
Episode 215 - Our Favorite Things. Meet the Cast as Charity and Mark answers questions about their favorite Disney Things.
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Episode 215 Our Favorite Things. This week we meet two of our cast members and learn all about Charity and Marks Favorite things. From favorite park, food, movie and more. Some answers may surprise you as they pick some ominous classics and some latest greatest things. Sam the eagle may even make an appearance so sit back, relax and enjoy this weeks show. Remember to Subscribe to our podcast so you know when a new episodes comes out. Also Follow us out on Facebook @wdw4families.  Like us and comment on one of our post.  If you like what your hear, leave us a 5 star review on Apple/itunes. And remember, "your never to old to wish upon a star"

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Mar 18, 2021
Episode 214 - KEEP or BOOT. What WDW Covid changes would we Keep, what would we Boot.
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This week we talk about all the changes to WDW during Covid like No Fastpass, park entry, masks, Mousekeeping, etc. What would we Keep, what would we Boot. Remember to Subscribe to our podcast so you know when a new episodes comes out. Also check us out on Facebook @wdw4families, like us and comment on one of our post.  If you like what your hear, leave us a 5 star review on Apple/itunes. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 11, 2021
Episode 213 - Trip Report on Universal, Velocicoaster, and Walt Disney World.
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This week, Stephanie answers questions about her trip to Universal and the newest roller coaster opening soon, Velocicoaster. We learn an interesting fact about one of our cast members and Cosplay. We also talk to Charity about her trip to Walt Disney World and all 3 resorts she stayed in. Yes THREE. This is a fast paced episode packed full of information so sit back, relax, and enjoy.  Remember to Subscribe to our podcast and turn on notifications so you know when a new episodes comes out. Also check us out on Facebook @wdw4families and comment on one of our post.  If you like what your hear, leave us a 5 star review on Apple/itunes. Episode 213 Trip Report on Universal, Velocicoaster, and Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 26, 2021
Episode 212 - Todd, Randy and Mark's Trip Reports
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Todd, Randy and Mark went to Disney in January. They talk about staying at the campground and the Grand Floridian.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 11, 2021
Episode 211 - Rope Drop
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What is your first ride in all four parks in the COVID age? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 28, 2021
Episode 210 - Christmas in the Park and Home
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Stephanie gives her December trip report and we talk about our favorite Disney Christmas gift/movie.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 24, 2020
Episode 209 - Three Favorite Foods at Disney
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Each of us talks about our three favorite things to eat at Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 06, 2020
Episode 208 - Disney Love Affair
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This week we talk about our journey into Disney fandom.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 14, 2020
Episode 207 - Wilderness Lodge Cabins and Campground
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Randy and Todd spare over the greatness of Wilderness Lodge Cabins and Campgrounds.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 31, 2020
Episode 206 - Disney Parks Report for August 2020
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Randy's and Charity's family went to the parks in the end of July and tell us what it is like to wear a mask in July, the safety protocols, what is open versus what is not, and their experience in the parks. Spoiler alert Randy is ready to book his next trip for September. 

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Aug 13, 2020
Episode 205 - Top Ten Pixar Movies
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This week we rank our top ten Pixar movies and discuss our rankings and their park presence.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 31, 2020
Episode 204 - Randy and Charity Trip Update and Booking for 2020 Trips
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Randy and Charity just back from their trips to Disney. Randy's family stayed at Bay Lake Tower and Charity's family at Saratoga Springs. Randy's crew also went to Universal while there. We also discuss how to book a trip in 2020, masking policies, the castle's new paint job, and Hamilton.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 10, 2020
Episode 203 - Disney Skyliner and Rise of the Resistance
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We discuss Disney's Skyliner and Todd's new obsession of riding character buckets and strategies for Rise of the Resistance virtual queue.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 01, 2020
Episode 202 - We Are Back
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After a 7 month hiatus, we are back. Today we catch up with cast members from long ago (Rusty and Charity) and talk about how we are getting our Disney Fix during the quarantine. 

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Jun 19, 2020
Episode 201: Disneyland Paris
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If you've been thinking about making the trip, or are just curious about the differences that Disneyland Paris has to offer, this is the episode for you. Cast members Todd and Randy talk about their recent visits to Disneyland Paris and offer their take on the best of their experience. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 22, 2019
Episode 200: Water Parks and More
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Venturing over to Disney's water parks can be a great way to escape the heat in the summer or the crowds of the main parks. Whatever ages your kids are, there are options for you by taking advantage of Disney's Water Parks and more packages.  In this episode, the cast members discuss the differences of each park and which one works best for different ages. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 25, 2019
Episode 199: Keeping the Magic Alive
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This is the first a few episodes that we recorded back in the Spring, so it's a little out of date (mainly in our Aladdin review—be sure and let us know what you thought about the film!)...  How many times have you gone to Disney and wanted to keep the magic alive when you get back home? This episode shares some ideas on how you and your family can do that together! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 28, 2019
Episode 198: Disneyland
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A highly requested topic, in this episode our cast members discuss their experiences at Disneyland as well as all of the insider info you might need if you decided planning a vacation to Disneyland is what your family needs. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 28, 2019
Episode 197: Universal Studios
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In this episode, the cast members discuss the various information you might need if you were going to plan a few days at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 13, 2019
Episode 196: Updates with Rusty
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For those who have listened to our podcast since the very beginning, this week's episode will be a treat for you! Rusty joins us and talks some Disney news, while also giving us a report on his most recent vacation—which included a new addition to his family. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 05, 2019
Episode 195: The Boardwalk
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Several regular Disney vacationers have been visiting the parks for years and have never found the area known as The Boardwalk. Not only The Boardwalk one of Disney's deluxe resorts, it's also an area of Disney World where you can find some of the best dining on Disney property, as well as some fun shops and entertainment venues.  In this week's episode the cast members go around The Boardwalk and talk about their experiences at each of the different places that make up this fun and somewhat hidden part of the resort property. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 29, 2019
Episode 194: Short Line Attractions
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Most will know the attractions they absolutely can't miss. You likely know what you should shoot to get FastPasses for. What about the attractions that you may be able to knock out in a little less time? In this week's episode the cast members discuss where you might find shorter lines at each of the four parks, as well as a few attraction queues that are enjoyable to wait in. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 22, 2019
Episode 193: Planning Your Princess Trip
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If you've got little girls or just simply love everything Disney Princess, then this was recorded for you. In this week's special edition episode the cast members dig into all of the best options to help make your Disney the most memorable for you and your little princesses. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 15, 2019
Episode 192: Making Last Minute Dining Plans
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If you've ever made Disney World dining reservations, you know that there are some more difficult restaurants to find reservations for. There are also some restaurants that you'll almost always be able to book for your party no matter when you're looking to dine. For those who are taking a last minute vacation and are hoping to book dining reservations, we have made some suggestions of restaurants all over the Walt Disney World property that you'll most certainly be able to get into. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 08, 2019
Episode 191: Disney's Scarier Attractions
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Disney World is not a frightening place. However, there are some attractions in each of the Walt Disney World parks that might be a tad scary for younger kids. If you are taking your family to Disney for the first time, you'll definitely want to hear this week's episode as our cast discusses the scariness of each park's most thrilling attractions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 27, 2019
Episode 190: Trip Reports & Observations
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Is there ever a down time at Disney? In this week's episode Todd and Shelby share about their most recent Disney vacations including the crowds, the food and some experiences they had for the first time.  Bear with us as we figure out some technical difficulties. We hope to be back on track with our regular weekly shows as soon as some audio quirks are fixed. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 08, 2019
Episode 189: Run Disney 2019
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If you've ever considered running a marathon but weren't sure where to start, Run Disney is the place for you. In this week's episode the cast asks some questions of Todd, a long time Run Disney participant. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 26, 2019
Episode 188: 2019 Disney Resolutions
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Happy New Year to all our listeners! Welcome to 2019. In this episode we talk about what we hope to accomplish as a part of our Disney plans for the year. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 01, 2019
Episode 187: Classic Disney Films
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What are your favorite Classic Disney films? In this special edition Christmas Eve release we talk about our favorite films from the ever exclusive Disney vault. How do your rankings compare to ours? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 24, 2018
Episode 186: 4 Parks in One Day
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If you have ever gone to all four Disney parks in one day, you know it's a fun challenge to complete. In this week's episode our cast talks about their strategies to make this happen and what they tried to accomplish at each park. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 21, 2018
Episode 185: The Extra Disney Magic
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Whether you're going for the first time or the twenty-first time, it's always fun to experience a little extra Disney magic. In this week's episode our cast discusses some ways to engage in a few of those extra magical experiences. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 07, 2018
Episode 184: Two Parks in One Day
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What do you do when you have three days and you want to see all four parks? Which two parks do you try and hit in one day? In this week's episode our cast discusses strategies and, more specifically, what it looks like to enjoy Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios in the same day. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 01, 2018
Episode 183: Christmas in Disney
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Christmas in Disney, the 2018 edition. What's new? What's the same? What has been our cast members' experience in celebrating Christmas at Disney in the past, and what would we recommend? That and more in this week's episode as we jump into the holiday season. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 24, 2018
Episode 182: Picking the Perfect Resort
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When you're planning your Disney vacation one of the first decisions to make is where you will stay. On this week's episode the cast will discuss some of the questions you need to be asking as you consider which resort is the perfect place for you and your family. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 16, 2018
Episode 181: Longer Trips
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There's a lot to think about when planning a trip to Disney for 7+ days. In this week's episode, our cast discusses some of the best ways to take these longer trips with your family. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 06, 2018
Episode 180 Toy Story Land Review
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Toy Story Land is officially open at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This week a couple of our cast members tell about their experience and what you should expect. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 30, 2018
Disney: Would You Rather?
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Would you rather eat a Mickey Ice Cream Bar or a Dole Whip? Would you rather ride Small World for two hours or be stuck on Space Mountain? Join us and play this WDW 4 Families edition of "Would You Rather?" --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 16, 2018
I've Decided To Go To Disney, What Now?
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When you decide to go to Disney, there are a lot of questions that follow. How do you know what to do next? In this episode, we try to share what we think to be the most important tasks to tackle first. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 05, 2018
Shanghai Disney Resort _Episode 177
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Shanghai Disney Resort trip review. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 14, 2018
Hong Kong Disneyland
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Randy shares about his trip to Hong Kong Disneyland. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 30, 2018
New Cast Members - Episode 175
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Shelby and Jessie join the podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 16, 2018
Q&A May 2018 - Episode 174
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Question and Answer Show --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 27, 2018
Planning Your 5 Day Trip- Episode 173
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The most common trip is 5 days. We discuss our plans including ticket packages, hotels, and dining. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 11, 2018
Welcome Back Show - Episode 172
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We have been gone for four months but we are starting again with all five cast members on the show. We talk about all things in the news especially prices and the Dining Plan for 2018 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 24, 2018
9 Attractions a Day
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The average family reports that they do 9 attractions a day at Disney. This does not count a parade or fireworks show. So if you can only do 9 attractions which ones would you pick? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 01, 2017
An Ideal Day - Episode 170
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What would an ideal day look like at Disney? Evidently going to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 01, 2017
Fall at Disney
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This week we share about Todd's last trip to Disney, Food and Wine, Mickey's Not So Scary 2017 Review, and the Headless Horseman event. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 18, 2017
Listener Questions - Episode 168
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We go to the mail bag and address several listener questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 02, 2017
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween 2017 - Episode 167
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Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party for 2017. Today we discuss the party, including a couple of tips, and some other options for activities to do at Disney this Halloween. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 23, 2017
D23 News and Reactions
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This week we discuss all the news that came out of D23 and how we think it will impact families. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 11, 2017
Pandora Reviews
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We are joined by Tracy Byers who was at Pandora on opening day and days following. He tells us what he and his family thought of the land. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 06, 2017
The List Show of List Shows
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Today we do the list show of list shows. We do our top 5 of five different categories: Bathrooms, Smells, Counter Services, Live Action Shows, and Line Queues. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 22, 2017
Disney Cruise Reports
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Stephanie and Charity tell us about their first experiences on a Disney Cruise and talk about what they have learned and what you should know. Stephanie also tells us of her special day at the Magic Kingdom. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 05, 2017
Q&A April 2017 - Episode 162
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Q&A Show for April 2017. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 10, 2017
Top 15 Snacks at Hollywood Studios and Epcot - Episode 161
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We share our favorites snacks from Hollywood Studios and Epcot. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 20, 2017
Grading the Moderate and Value Resorts
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We grade all the moderate and value resorts at Walt Disney World --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 28, 2017
Top 15 Snacks in Both Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom -Episode 159
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What are the top 15 snacks in both Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom? All five of us share our top three in each park. This episode is guaranteed to make your mouth will water and anticipate your next trip to Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 10, 2017
Grading the Deluxe Resorts - Episode 158
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We grade all the Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World based on their dining, transportation, theming, family friendliness, amenities, and value. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 03, 2017
Disney Marathon Report 2017
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Todd tells us about the marathon and all the events surrounding the cancellation of the half marathon. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 24, 2017
Trip Report, Movie Review, and Q&A
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Dec 21, 2016
Disney World v/s Disneyland - Episode 155
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We discuss 8 ways that each park has an advantage over the other. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 14, 2016
Twenty-Five Tips for Your Trip to Walt Disney World
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Today we give you 25 tips to help you on your next trip to Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 30, 2016
Universal V/S Disney
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This week we discuss 8 ways that Universal is better than Disney and 8 ways that Disney is better than Universal --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 04, 2016
Main Street USA - Episode 152
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We explore all there is to enjoy on Main Street USA in Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 19, 2016
Grading the Resort Restaurants
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We finish grading the table service restaurants at WDW by looking at the resorts. Our conclusion is they are consistently high quality with only a few receiving a grade less than a B. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 07, 2016
The Best Advice Show Ever - Episode 150
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Today we give our best advice ever! This is our 150th episode celebration. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 22, 2016
Winter V/S Fall? When is the best time to go? - Episode 149
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Winter and Fall are some of the best times to go to Disney as the crowds thin and the weather is great. So if you can plan a trip during either time when should you go? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 14, 2016
Grading Table Services Part 2 - Episode 148
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Today we continue to grade the table services by focusing on Epcot. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 30, 2016
Q&A - Episode 147
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We are back from summer break and do a little Q&A. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 22, 2016
Grading Table Services Part 1 - Episode 146
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We begin the process of grading the Table Services at WDW. Today we look at those is Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and DHS. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 01, 2016
Disney Stress - Episode 145
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We revisit the topic of how to deal with Disney stress. We talk about the most common reasons people get stressed out and give tips on how to deal with it. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 07, 2016
Free Dining 2016 - Episode 144
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Free Dining Packages at Walt Disney World for 2016 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 29, 2016
Conversation with Len Testa - Episode 143
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This week we talk with Len Testa from Touring Plans, The Unofficial Guide to Disney, and Disney Dish Podcast. We discuss some Disney news, Touring Plans, and some summer tips. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 07, 2016
Best and Worst Jobs at Disney
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Disney fans often dream of moving to Orlando and working at Disney. We give a list of our best and worst jobs. Our list is based more on jobs we would like to do when we retire to Orlando. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 27, 2016
Two A Days - Episode 141
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We are talking about park hopping strategies. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 16, 2016
Disney Bucket List - Episode 140
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Today we reveal our bucket list for guest visiting Walt Disney World. We have two list: one for those inside their first ten trips to Disney and one for those who go all the time. These are attainable to the average person so you will not find unrealistic dream items that we would love doing like buy a home in Golden Oaks. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 05, 2016
Is It a Value - Episode 139
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Disney has introduced several new options that cost $$$ as well as some that have been around a while. Today we will discuss if we think they are a value are not.  Disney Early Morning Magic, Disney After Hours, The Parties, Memory Maker, Dining Plan (Is it ever a value?), DVD resale, and the new Tier Pricing. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 29, 2016
Being Pregnant, Having Toddlers, and Losing a Kid at Disney - Episode 138
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This week we talk about what is like being pregnant at Disney, taking kids 0-3, and what to do if you lose your child at Disney. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 21, 2016
All By Myself - Episode 137
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You may get a chance to spend a day at Disney by yourself. If you do what would you do? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 13, 2016
Listener Questions - Episode 136
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Apr 06, 2016
Controversy Revisited - Episode 135
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Today we revisit our three most controversial topics: to hop or not, onsite or offsite, Fast Pass Plus. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 24, 2016
The Best Places to Eat in Walt Disney World - Episode 134
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What are the best places to eat in Walt Disney World? This week we will explore all four parks, Disney Springs, and the Resorts. We will give our top choices in each section of WDW. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 16, 2016
Spring Break at Walt Disney World - Episode 133
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If you are going to Walt Disney World for Spring Break this is the podcast for you. The crowds are big, the lines are long, but if you plan well you can have a great trip. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 10, 2016
Which Park Should You Skip - Episode 132
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You have three days and need to skip a park. What park will you skip? We do pros and cons of each park and break it down based on the ages in your family. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 01, 2016
Grading the World Showcase - Episode 131
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This week we grade each country in the world showcase. We love world showcase as it came in #2 of our favorite land at WDW but we are tough graders. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 16, 2016
WDW Lands Tournament - Episode 130
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We break the Walt Disney World resort into 16 lands and host a tournament to decide which land is out favorite. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 10, 2016
Marathon Weekend 2016 - Episode 129
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We have four of our runners telling us about their run including Charity desribing her 15 month old's race. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 26, 2016
Transportation at Disney - Episode 128
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This week we discuss how to get around WDW with the family. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 19, 2016
Christmas at Disney 2015 - Episode 127
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We talk about Christmas at Disney. This show is coming out late unfortunatley due to the busy holiday schedule. We couldn't get it edited in time. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 05, 2016
These Are a Few of My Favorite Things - Episode 126
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This week we share some of our favorite things that we think are must do's if you go to Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 15, 2015
Haunted Mansion with Jeff Baham - Episode 125
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Today we interview Jeff Baham, the author of An Unofficial History of Disney's Haunted Mansion, the founder of Doombuggies website and podcast, and a host of Moustalgia podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 08, 2015
Unofficial Guide to Disney With Kids - Part 2
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This is the final installment of our interview with Lilliane Opspmer, the co-author of the. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 09, 2015
Unofficial Guide to Disney With Kids - Part 1
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Today we have part one of two with Liliane J. Opsomer, the co-author of, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids on the show. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 03, 2015
Disney Springs - Episode 122
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This week we discuss Disney Springs. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 27, 2015
Our 50 Favorite Foods at Disney - Episode 120
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Today we make a list of our 50 favorite foods at Walt Disney World. The list includes snacks, entrees, sandwiches, soup, etc. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 20, 2015
News and Listener Questions - Episode 121
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Today we review a few things making the news and answer some listener questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 20, 2015
Epcot for Families - Episode 119
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Epcot has a lot for families of young children to do and explore. Today we will highlight some of the things we think make it special for families. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 05, 2015
Character Dining Rankings for Families - Episode 118
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We rank all the Character Dining experiences at Walt Disney World to determine which ones are the best value, food, environments, and overall for your family. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 29, 2015
Top Ten Family Friendly Rides - Episode 117
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We reveal our top ten family friendly rides at Walt Disney Worlds.To make our top ten this has to be a ride that most everyone in the family can enjoy. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 22, 2015
Universal Studios - Family Edition 2 - Episode 116
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This week go across town to explore Universal Studios. We look at what they have to offer families, the age range to begin taking kids, and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 14, 2015
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween 2015 - Episode 115
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Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is one of our favorites. We will talk about the party and is it right for your child to go to this party. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 31, 2015
D23 Expo Reflections - Episode 114
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D23 Expo brought about a lot of news concerning Pandora, Toy Story Land, and Star Wars Land. Today we are joined by Dutch Lombrowski of Mighty Men of Mouse to discuss and reflect on what this means for families. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 24, 2015
Listener Questions - Episode 113
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This week we do a Q&A show. We recorded this days before D23 and announcements about the plans to expand DHS. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 18, 2015
Best Disney Resorts for Families - Episode 112
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Today we talk about which resorts we believe are the best for families. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 05, 2015
Disney's Aulani Resort & Spa in Hawaii - Episode 111
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Randy and his family just returned from Disney's Aulani Resort & Spa in Hawaii. The whole family joins the podcast to tell us about their trip and answer the question: what would you rather do - Aulani, WDW, or a Disney Cruise. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 21, 2015
News Around the World - Episode 110
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This week we do something a little different and talk about some of the recent news surrounding WDW. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 06, 2015
Pick the Top Three Rides from Each Category - Episode 109
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This week Rusty gives the crew three rides at a time and they have to rank them according to what their family loves do the most. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 23, 2015
Special Travel Needs - Episode 108
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Special travel needs may arise on your trip to Disney. You may be traveling with someone with special needs, someone with health problems, mobility issues, an injury, or any number of circumstances. This week we talk about some that we have experienced. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 10, 2015
Disney Water Parks - Episode 107
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Disney has two great water parks: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. We will talk about what you can do their for all members of your family and which one we like the best. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 01, 2015
ADR, Walk Up, or Skip a Meal - Rating Disney Dining Options - Episode 106
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Today we play a game where we get three dining options and then rate them as a ADR, Walk Up, or Skip a Meal. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 19, 2015
Princess Half Marathon - Episode 105
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Stephanie recounts her experience and things she learned from doing the Princess Half Marathon. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 11, 2015
Listener Questions May 2105 - Episode 104
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Listener questions show. Is free dining a good value?I have seen several stories about Yehaa Bob on the internet. Is his show worth checking out?OK I will bite what is Give Kids the World and how do you volunteer?What refurbs could be done to make the following attractions better: Stitch, Ellens, Carousel, If you could create your own Disney Ticketed Event, what would it be and what would it include? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 04, 2015
Theater, Red Box, or Cable TV - Ranking the Disney Shows - Episode 103
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Theater, Red Box, or Cable TV - Today we rank the Disney Shows that are inside the parks by what you must see, can wait till it comes out on DVD, or wait till it comes on cable TV. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 27, 2015
We Can Beat The Disney Dining Plan at DHS - Episode 102
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We can beat the Disney Dining Plan at DHS. We not only can beat it but we can save you close to $300 on the average 5 night stay. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 20, 2015
Conversations With a Cast Member - Episode 101
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Today we what a conversation with a former cast member and ask her questions about working at Disney. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 13, 2015
Taking a Day Off at Disney - Episode 100
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We are strong advocates of taking a day off from the parks on your Disney vacation. We tell you why and what you should do. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 31, 2015
We Are Going to Disney, What Next? - Episode 99
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We are going to Disney!! What do we do next? We all know that Disney is not like other amusement parks. So when you or your friends are going to Disney for the first time what do they need to know and do. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 23, 2015
Listener Feedback March 2105 - Episode 98
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We go through our mail bag to respond to some of our listeners feedback. This show was recorded via a teleconference due to us not being able to make it the studio the last several weeks due to ice and snow. We apologize to for the sound quality. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Mar 11, 2015
Fast Pass Plus Review - Episode 97
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We have patiently waited and now we give our review of Fast Pass Plus. Is it a success? What bugs still exist? What do we like and dislike? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 11, 2015
Making Harry Potter Part of Your Disney Vacation - Episode 96
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Today we talk about making Harry Potter part of your Disney vacation. What will cost? How many days? Ways to save and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Feb 05, 2015
Must Do Experiences for Kids at Disney - Episode 95
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What are the must do experiences for kids at Disney? We look at our top three from each park and around the WDW resorts. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 26, 2015
The Ten Hardest Dining Reservations at Disney - Episode 94
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Today we look at what most lists would consider the ten hardest dining reservations at Disney. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 12, 2015
Listener Questions Show - Episode 93
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We start off the new year with listener questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jan 05, 2015
Christmas Show - Episode 92
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Today we did a quick Christmas Show to share memories that relate to Disney. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 29, 2014
Dream Trip to Disney - Episode 91
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All we want for Christmas is a dream trip to Disney! Today we tell you about our dream trips: where we would stay, what we would do, eat, and what it would cost. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 22, 2014
What is the Perfect Age to go to Disney - Episode 90
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What is the perfect age to take your kid to Disney? This has to be one of the top three questions we get. This week we weigh the pros and cons for each age group and then reveal when we feel is the perfect age. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 15, 2014
Top Ten Family Friendly Resorts (Part 2) - Episode 89
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Today we will examine the top ten family friendly resorts at Walt Disney World. This episode will countdown #5 to # 1. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 08, 2014
Top Ten Family Friendly Resorts (Part 1) - Episode 88
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Today we will examine the top ten family friendly resorts at Walt Disney World. This episode will countdown #10-#6. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Dec 01, 2014
Navigating the Crowds at Disney - Episode 87
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Today we tell you a few tips on how to navigate the crowds at Disney. We will answer the most asked question regarding crowds, which days has the least amount of people in the parks? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 25, 2014
What We Learned on Our Last Trip - Episode 86
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What we learned on our last trip to Disney is the topic of todays show. I think every time you go to Disney you discover something new or are reminded of something you had forgotten. Today we will share some of our recent discoveries. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 17, 2014
Disney for Men - Episode 85
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Believe it or not but some men may not be eager to take the Disney plunge. Today we explore what Disney has to offer men. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 10, 2014
Listener Questions - Episode 84
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It is time to go to the mail bag or social media and answer some listener questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Nov 03, 2014
Regrettable Moments - Episode 83
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This week Todd interviews a couple of friends about their first trips to Disney to see what they have learned. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 27, 2014
Planning a 1 to 8 Day Trip to Disney - Episode 82
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Today we discuss what we would do one a one day trip to Disney all the way up to a 8 day trip. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 20, 2014
Signature Dining - Episode 81
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We researched the customer ratings for Signature Dining restaraunts at Disney and came up with our top 5 list. Today we reveal the list and talk about what you experience at each. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Oct 06, 2014
Refurb, Relocate, Replace, Restore, Refuse - Episode 80
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What attractions would you: Refurb, Relocate, Replace, Restore, or Refuse? Today we play a little game of what we would like to change at Walt Disney World. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 22, 2014
Magic Kingdom Travel Plan - Episode 79
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This week we share our travel plan to do Magic Kingdom if you only were doing one day and you have a family with younger children.We would use Fast Pass + on these attractions:Anna and ElsaMine TrainSplash MountainArrive 45 minutes early for rope drop or try getting the earliest reservation at Crystal Palace, Cinderella's Royal Table, or Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.9:00 Walk to Peter Pan's Flight9:15-11:45 Dumbo, Barnstormer, Ariel, Meet Ariel, Enchanted Tales, Mine Train FP+12:00: Haunted Mansion12:30-1:20 Potty Break, Splash FP + -Lunch Pecos Bill's, Big Thunder1:30-2:30 Small World, Philharmagic, Pooh Anna and Elsa FP +, Tea Cups, Autopia3:00 Festival Of Fantasy Parade3:30 Meet Talking Mickey4:00-6:00  Space Mountain FP+, Buzz Lightyear, Potty Break, Laugh Floor, People Mover (optional)6:00-6:45 Dinner Cosmic Ray's7:00-7:45 Alladin, Pirates, 8:00 Jungle Cruise, Tiki optional9:00 Main Street Electrical Parade10:00 Wishes --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 17, 2014
Epcot Travel Plan - Episode 78
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Today we share how we travel around the world with our families when we go to Epcot. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Sep 08, 2014
Boys at Disney - Episode 77
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Disney is known for princess but today we explore taking a boys trip to Disney. There may be more things than you thought catered to boys. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 26, 2014
Animal Kingdom Travel Plan - Episode 76
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Animal Kingdom is a big park especially if you have small children. We are going to give you our travel plan to limit steps and go in an order that will get you through the park. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 18, 2014
Run Disney - Episode 75
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Run Disney has become a major event and they sell out fast. This week we expalin what a Run Disney event look like, why you may want to do a Run Disney versus another race, and what you need to do to run one of these events. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 11, 2014
Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! - Episode 74
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Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney's Hollywood Studios is going on for the rest of this month at Disney. Today Randy will tell you about the experience he had with his girls and why you don't need the $59 package. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Aug 05, 2014
Listener Questions Show - Episode 73
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We love listener questions and this week we go into our mail bag to answer a few of them. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 28, 2014
Top Ten Disney Experiences for Families - Episode 72
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Today we count down our top ten Disney experiences for families. Top ten list always create a little controversy as we reveal our list and discuss why or why not we think they belong. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 22, 2014
Disney Cruise Part 2 - Episode 71
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This week we wrap up our trip report with Randy as he answers our questions about what you can expect on a Disney Cruise. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 14, 2014
Disney Cruise Part 1 - Episode 70
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Randy is fresh back from a Disney Cruise and he answers our questions today about what we can expect and is it worth the extra $800 per family of 4. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jul 07, 2014
Should You Use a Disney Travel Agent? - Episode 69
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Should you use a Disney travel agent? This is a question you will ask yourself especially if you listen to podcast. Today's show focuses on the benefits of using a travel agent, the people who should, and the people who shouldn't. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 23, 2014
Going to Disney With Your Extended Family - Episode 68
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Today we explore advice on going to Disney with your extended family. This is what happens and you have a saintly grandmother who decides to pay for everyone to go or you have talked about Disney so much everyone wants to go with you next time. This can be a great blessing and a curse. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 16, 2014
Top Five Disney Pools and the Water Parks - Episode 67
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It is summer time and this week we reveal our top five Disney pools and review the water parks. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 09, 2014
Taking Teens to Disney - Episode 66
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Three of us have worked with teens in our professions for decades and the other has volunteered working with teens for over a decade as well. This week we share our thought about taking your teens to Disney. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Jun 02, 2014
Universal v/s Disney - Episode 65
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This week we will discuss the differences between Universal and Disney. Which one is better? We all agree there are areas that Universal does better and things that Disney does better. Overall to no ones surprise we like Disney better. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 27, 2014
Free Dining - Episode 64
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Tis the season for free dining. Today we talk about free dining, what it cost, how it works, and various facts that you may want to know about it. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 19, 2014
Disney Collections - Episode 63
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If you go to Disney you will buy some merchandise and chances are it will turn into a collection. You may become character junkies, turn your kitchen into Mini Mouse's, become obsessed with pins, or have a Disney tree with just their ornaments. Today we discuss some of our collections. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 12, 2014
New Fantasyland - Episode 62
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Helping You Plan Your Family\'s Vacation to Disney --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
May 05, 2014
What I Wish I Knew on My First Trip - Episode 61
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Our first trip to Disney was not very well planned. We booked our room, bought tickets when we got there, and had no idea about what we would do, eat, go, etc. We didn't ask anyone in advance for advice and had no idea how big the Walt Disney World Resort was. This week we share some things we wished we knew on our first trip. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 28, 2014
Listener Feedback - Episode 60
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Today we answer listener questions and listen to your feedback. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 21, 2014
Refurbishments, Rain Outs, and Insurance - Episode 59
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Today we talk about Refurbishments, Rain Outs, and Insurance. As Disney is putting the final touches on Fantasy Land we ask should you wait till it is completed to go on your next trip? What ride(s) if down would make you decide to delay your next trip. What can you do at Disney if it rains the whole time or there is a hurricane? And should you buy the travel insurance for your trip? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 14, 2014
The Shows at Disney - Episode 58
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There are many shows you can watch at WDW. Today we discuss them and which ones we love and the ones we could skip. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2014
The 4 Best Restaurants for Kids - Episode 57
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Today we ask what are the 4 Best Restaurants for Kids (non-character dining). We will give you our 4 best counter service and 4 set down places we think kids will love. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2014
Why Go to Disney? - Episode 56
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Disney is not cheap and many people ask us why should they go and why would we go so many times. Today we tell you why we go over and over. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2014
Couples Trip to Disney - Episode 55
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This week we will talk about taking a couples trip to Disney. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2014
Princess Dining - Episode 54
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Where is the best place to dine with Disney Royalty? This week we review Cinderella's Castle, 1900 Park Fare, and Akershus. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2014
Epcot Deluxe Resorts - Episode 53
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Epcot Resorts include the Beach Club, Yacht Club, Boardwalk, and the Swan and Dolphin. We talk about all these and answer a listeners question: What should I do on my month long trip to Disney? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wdw4families/message
Apr 08, 2014