Refurbishments For Walt Disney World

In order to stay safe, fresh and current, Walt Disney World must close rides at the park from time to time for refurbishments. Although this can come as a surprise to many guests, WDW does a fantastic job of keeping guests up to date. Checking the most current...

Disney Resort- Shades of Green

Disney Resort- Shades of Green

Perhaps one of Disney's best kept secrets (though, for the life of me, I don't know why!) is the resort dedicated to U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Shades of Green is the only Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) in the Continental United States. The resort is...

How To Avoid Making Rookie Disney Mistakes

How To Avoid Making Rookie Disney Mistakes

Disney World is truly one of the happiest places in the world. Unfortunately, without some good planning, it can also be one of the most stressful. I have no doubt that 20 years ago you could show up at Disney and have an enjoyable day. And, to a certain extent, I'm...

Disney Cruise- 13 Things to Expect Your First Day

Disney Cruise- 13 Things to Expect Your First Day

If I had to pick a vacation to go on once a month for the rest of my life, without hesitation I would pick a Disney Cruise. Hands down, without a doubt! Read all about my reasons here and here. I could sing the praises of a Disney Cruise all day long. So keep that in...

Disney Cruise: Same Vacation x 3 (Part 2)

Disney Cruise: Same Vacation x 3 (Part 2)

One question I'm often asked is: "Why have you chosen to take the exact same vacation 3 times?" I know, it may seem a bit crazy. Especially since we are attempting to take our children to all 50 states before they turn 18- and the clock is ticking! Yesterday I began...

Disney Cruise: Same Vacation x 3 (Part 1)

Disney Cruise: Same Vacation x 3 (Part 1)

8 Years ago my husband and I set a goal to take our daughter to all 50 states before she turns 18. When our son came along 4 and a half years later we figured we probably needed to do the same for him. You can read a little more about our travel goals here. We have a...

Surprise Trip

Surprise Trip

Has anyone ever gifted their children a surprise trip? A few years ago we decided to surprise our children with a Disney Cruise. Spoiler alert- it did not go well! I will start by saying that I hate surprises of ANY kind. I don't like being surprised (I'm a huge...

Christmas At Disney

Christmas At Disney

A few years ago we had the privilege of traveling to Disney at Christmas-time. Be sure to follow Mom With A Map on social media:           While the trip wasn't without a few hiccups (My Biggest Fear), being at Disney with all of the Christmas...

Travel On A Budget

Travel On A Budget

There's no doubt about it, traveling is expensive. From gas, to food, to lodging and activities- everything on a vacation adds up. However, with a little effort, traveling doesn't have to put a major dent in your budget. Here are some ideas for vacationing without...

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