Insiders’ Secrets to Visiting Disney World

As Walt Disney World celebrates its 40th anniversary, Southern Living reveals 30 insider secrets on how to beat the lines, score free parking and other must-know tips for vacationing at this favorite family destination. Expert Disney-goers who have visited a combined total of over 650 times compiled the feature, appearing in the June issue. Below are some tips and here is the link to the full story.

· Plan the trip and make dinner reservations six months in advance to avoid disappointment. Websites accept reservations at 6 AM before the phones open at 7 AM

· Have dinner at the Norway Pavilion at Epcot for an up-close and less-crowded experience with many of the Disney princesses.

· Get the best view of nightly fireworks from the Polynesian Resort, the California Grill at the Contemporary Resort or the Grand I Yacht.

· Wait in some lines! The experts agree that Expedition Everest, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Toy Story Mania have the coolest in-line experiences.

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HilLesha O'Nan resides in Southern Indiana with her husband and 3 children. She's a lifestyle blogger that enjoys photography, fashion + beauty, traveling + adventure, gardening, and interior decorating. She is also the founder of To the Motherhood, Fashion Fling, and The Beauty Counter.

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To the Motherhood was created by HilLesha O’Nan. She’s a content creator and digital influencer that’s passionate about photography,
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