Walt Disney World Trip Planning

WDWMAGIC contains extensive information on all aspects of Walt Disney World. This page lists the most relevant information for a first time or repeat visitor planning a trip to Walt Disney World. 

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Park, Resort and General Trip Planning Information


Latest News
Latest news and information from all over Walt Disney World. WDWMAGIC news is updated daily. You can also follow us on Twitter.


Restaurant Menus Full menu listing and pricing is available on each restaurants page. Visit the dining section to begin.

Refillable Mugs All the details on refillable mugs at Resorts and Water Parks. These are a great deal if you are staying at a Disney resort.

Tables in Wonderland Previously known at the Disney Dining Experience, Tables in Wonderland is a paid dining discount program that can provide you with great savings when dining at Disney table service restaurants.

In the Parks

Attraction Information All the details, photos, videos, and news from the attractions can be found here.

ATM Locations A listing of all the ATM machine locations at Walt Disney World. Character Meet and Greets Frequently updated details of which characters you can meet, and where, at each of the parks.

Digital Camera transfer information Learn about services offered at WDW for transferring digital camera cards to CD. Useful if you find yourself running out of memory card storage.

Extra Magic Hours Each day one of the Disney Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to three hours after regular park closing so Resort Guests can enjoy select attractions. You can also see the full schedule for morning and evening Extra Magic Hours at the WDWMAGIC Calendar.

FASTPASS Information Find a list of FASTPASS attractions, and how to make the most of FASTPASS.

Height and Age Restrictions Full listing of age and height requirements for attractions at WDW. If you have children, this is essential to avoid disappointment.

Operating hours Full details of opening hours, refurbishments and parade/firework times

Park Phase Closing Details of the various theme park closing phases due to capacity

Refurbishments and Events Operational information for upcoming months.

Maps Park and resort guide maps.

Locker Rental Pricing, sizes, and location listing of all lockers available for rental.

Parking Fees Depending on the type of ticket you have, you may have to pay parking fees at the parking lots at the theme parks.

Kennels Information on bringing your pets to WDW.

Stroller Rental Pricing and locations of all stroller rentals.

Tours A full listing of all the backstage tours offered, along with guest reviews.


Golf Information Course details and green fees.

Horseback Riding Ride a horse on a guided trail at Fort Wilderness.

Horse Drawn Carriage Ride Old-fashioned carriage rides are available at Fort Wilderness and Port Orleans Resort.

Horse Drawn Wagon Ride Take a wagon ride around Fort Wilderness.

Mini Golf Fantasia Gardens and Winter Summerland

Sea Raycers boating Take a small 2 person boat out around the waters of Walt Disney World.

More Recreation Tennis, boating, fishing information


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Resort Information Information, photos, reviews, special offers and more.

Disney's Magical Express Information and tips on using Disney's new airport to resort transfer service.

Internet Access
Get information on the various Internet connection options available at resorts and parks.

Resort Maps
Park and resort guide maps.

Refillable Mugs
All the details on refillable mugs at Resorts and Water Parks. These are a great deal if you are staying at a Disney resort.


Annual Passholder benefits and discounts List of all the current dining, shopping and other discounts for Annual Passholders.

Magic Your Way Tickets All about the new ticketing options, including single day, multi day, Annual Passes, Florida Resident, and DVC tickets.


Transportation News Latest news and information from the Walt Disney World Transportation system.

Town Car and Limousine Service
We recommend Quicksilver Tours and Transportation

Airport to Walt Disney World Transportation Disney's Magical Express

Resort to Park Transportation

Bus Transportation

Cruiser Boats (Magic Kingdom Resort area)

Disney Vacation Club Ferry (Downtown Disney Resort area)

Friendship Cruisers (Epcot Resort area)

Launch Boats (Magic Kingdom Resort area)

Sassagoula River Cruise

Walt Disney World Monorail System (Between Magic Kingdom and Epcot and monorail Resorts)

Transportation and Ticket Center

Magic Kingdom Ferry Boats (TTC to Magic Kingdom)
Bus Transportation (Between Parks)
Walt Disney World Monorail System (Between Magic Kingdom and Epcot and monorail Resorts)

Other useful resources

Countdown to your trip
Countdown the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds to your trip! or find out when your friends on WDWMAGIC are visiting Walt Disney World.

Phone numbers
Useful phone numbers for resorts, parks, and merchandise.

Special offers
Great special offers deals from our sponsors.

Trip Report
Read trip reports from visitors who have just returned from Walt Disney World.

Walking Distances and Times
A useful list of mileage and times to and from various key WDW areas.

The mobile edition of WDWMAGIC for iPhone, iPod, Windows Mobile, Blackberry and more. Take WDWMAGIC with you wherever you go.

Weather Center
The WDWMAGIC Weather Center provides current weather conditions for the Walt Disney World area, 7 day forecasts, and average monthly conditions.