Arrive at and depart from Walt Disney World on Disney’s Magical Express

For many Walt Disney World guests, climbing aboard Disney’s Magical Express feels like the official start to their vacation. And, when that vacation is drawing to a close, again it feels truly done the moment they board that deluxe motor coach back to MCO. This is very much how our family feels, as we routinely use Disney’s Magical Express when traveling to Walt Disney World and choose not to rent our own vehicle. (more…)

Ferry along the Sassagoula River to Downtown Disney

When you take the ferry boat to Downtown Disney, getting there is half the fun! Our favorite “Sassagoula River Cruise” departs from the docks at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside. From there it’s a leisurely 20-minute or so sail to the Downtown Disney Marketplace launch. The route winds along the Disney-created Sassagoula River, past the French Quarter, the Saratoga Springs Treehouse Villas, a few holes of the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course, and on into Village Lake. (more…)