Twenty Something In Orlando

68 Flips | 5 Magazines | @ChelseaGuy2017 | Life where the rest of the world vacations.

Disney Date Idea #1 Dapper Day

Twice a year the best fashion of the 1950s returns to Disney. Whether you’re dressed in vintage classics to modern styles, wear your very best to the …

Disney Date Idea #2 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Take a stroll around World Showcase to sample food from fifteen outdoor kitchens with cuisine from Florida and from around the world. With almost one …

Disney Date Idea #3 Resort Hopping Photoshoot

Spend a day taking photos with larger than life characters. Park at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and take a stroll through the worlds of the Lion …

Disney Date Idea #4 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom is an interactive game that takes you all over the park. You enlist at the Fire Station on Main Street, U.S.A. to help …

Disney Date Idea #5 Festival of Fantasy

Disney’s famous afternoon parade never disappoints, plus the music is just so happy. Stake out your perfect viewing location about an hour before. …

Disney Date Idea #6 Fantasmic

Hands down, my favorite show at Walt Disney World. Visit the dream of Mickey Mouse and see all your favorite characters, until the villains try to …

Disney Date Idea #7 The Haunted Mansion

One of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World, the Haunted Mansion is a true classic. It’s a great ride to do multiple times to look for …

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Disney Date Idea #8 Disneybounding

This idea can literally be done anywhere. At a Disney Park, resort, Disney Springs, or even the mall in your hometown if you don’t live in Central …

Disney Date Idea #9 Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid

A fun, happy ride located in New Fantasyland. Cozy up in a shell and go through the story of Ariel, told by Scuttle who may have forgotten a few …

Disney Date Idea #10 Peter Pan's Flight

One of the seventeen opening day attractions at Magic Kingdom makes this ride a classic. What makes it good for a date, is the romantic flight over …

Disney Date Idea #11 Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival

Fall is the best time of the year at Epcot. From early September to mid November, 30 food kiosks pop up around World Showcase with mouth watering …

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Disney Date Idea #12 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Head to Magic Kingdom for a spooktacular night of Halloween fun! Dress as your favorite Disney characters, or any costume really, and get ready for …

Disney Date Idea #13 Hoop-Dee-Doo

<b>Cost:</b> Hoop-Dee-Doo Category 1 is $72 per person, Category 2 is $67 per person and Category 3 is $64 per person.<p><b>Duration:</b> 3-4 hours including getting …

Disney Date Idea #14 Star Wars Night

Star Wars Land may still be under construction, but there’s plenty of galactic fun still to be had at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Ride Star Tours, …

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Disney Date Idea #15 The Day Without Rides

Start at Disney’s Animal Kingdom with <i>The Festival of the Lion King</i>, an amazing show with acrobatics, fire dancing and Broadway caliber singing. Then …

MegaCon Part One: But First, Cosplay

For some reason this year literally everything that could be happening on Memorial Day Weekend is happening on Memorial Day Weekend. One would think …

MegaCon Part Two: Meet Your Heroes

Memorial Day decided it wanted to be even busier than usual this year. Rather spending my Thursday night finishing my cosplay preparations, I found …

DisneyQuest: The Indoor Theme Park

Once upon a time, Disney boasted what was almost their “fifth, indoor virtual” theme park. At least that’s what the guide book called DisneyQuest …

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Despite growing up in East Tennessee, and having been to Gatlinburg more times than I can count, I never actually made it to the Ripley’s Believe It …

Hoop-Dee-Hoop-Dee-HOOP-DEE-DOO!

The longest running Revue show in the country happens to be at the Walt Disney World Resort, and takes place at Ft. Wilderness Campground and Resort. …

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Gatorland: Florida's Original Tourist Attraction

If there is one thing Florida is famous for, or infamous in some cases, it is alligators. I’ve been here a little over four years and I’ve only seen …

Gasparilla: the Invasion of Tampa Bay

Every January, the tide brings a strange sighting to the Tampa Bay: a fully rigged Pirate ship sailing into port known as the <i>Jose Gasparilla</i>. The …

Team Rocket and the ColorRun 5k

I am a RunDisney girl. Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself because I sign up for events and then never train for them. I always regret it …

Titanic: Iceberg, Iceberg, Right Ahead!

I spent my twenty-first birthday at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, and I decided it was time to check out the one here on International Drive, …

First Disney Visit Part One: Art of Animation and Disney Springs

The number one pet peeve of anyone who has ever worked in a theme park is not what one would expect. It is not getting asked the same question for …

First Disney Visit Part Two: Magic Kingdom

Staying in <i>The Lion King</i> suite, I regret not setting the 6:30 am alarm to “The Circle of Life”. I have it on my phone, but I wasn’t thinking so I woke …

First Disney Visit Part Four: Animal Kingdom

After a long day at Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom, Doug, Jay and I didn’t even see the car until well after Cinderella turned into a …

Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf

When I was fourteen years old, I hit a hurdle running track and tore my ACL and meniscus. I wound up having a second surgery just after my eighteenth …

Port Orleans Beignet Dash

For someone as outgoing and hyperactive as I am, I am actually very awkward at making conversation so when I know I have something in common with …

Typhoon Lagoon

My big brother doesn’t get to come to Florida too often. He’s been here three times in the four years I’ve lived here, and the first two visits were …