Using the Military Salute Discount Disney World passes in a single week.

Disney world offers an amazing opportunity for military members with their Salute Ticket available from the Ticket office at the Shades of Green on Disney World (and maybe your ITT office).   These tickets have 3 options you can read about at the Shades of Green website. We’ve always done the 4 day base tickets with […]

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Florida Trip Day 11 – Driving to Disney

OK, we’re not really DOING Disney we are just staying in Orlando for a night. It meant a LONG day of driving today, but gives us a day to mess around here with only a 3 hour drive tomorrow.  We are meeting Bryan tomorrow night!!  Finishing up our loop around Florida with a kayak trip down […]

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Disney World – 6

Well, for our last day at the resort we had a reservation for brunch over at Boma in the Animal Kingdom Lodge. We checked out of our hotel, stashed our luggage in the car and drove over. The Lodge is incredible, and very fancy! Brunch was great; the goat cheese and chive eggs were my […]

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Disney World – 5

Today was our final day at the parks. Bryan and Dave woke early for a tee time at the Oak Trail golf course; a free round is included with the Water Park and More tickets. Sue, Zoe and I bussed over to Magic Kingdom where the park seemed super crowded, but lines were surprisingly short. […]

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Disney World – 4

This morning we woke up late and headed over to Typhoon Lagoon water park. What a perfect day for it! The weather started a bit chilly, but warmed up fast and the park was fairly empty. We all enjoyed the wave pool; especially Zoe. She loved jumping over the waves. The kiddy area was nice, […]

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Disney World – 3

Animal Kingdom Day! Today we woke early to get to AK right after opening. Zoe wore her dino outfit, so Dinoland was our first stop. There were no lines at the Triceratops Spin so she rode twice. We then walked around to check out all the cool dino bones and dino’s hidden in the jungle. […]

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Disney World – 2

Monday was our first park day, so we headed over to Epcot. We bought the special military discount tickets from ITT before we left. They are $100 for a 4 day ticket, plus $50 for park hopping and water parks. An amazing deal! Epcot was great. Zoe freaked out that she finally got to see […]

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Disney World

Whew! What a week. This past week found us driving to Disney World for a much anticipated family vacation. This is going to be a long blog entry….I’ll split it by day… We stayed at the Pop Century Resort on Disney and had a blast. It’s themed for different decades, and we stayed in the […]

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Disney World

Zoe and I flew out to Tampa to meet Bryan who has been there on TDY for a week. On Friday Bryan worked in the morning so Zoe and I went shopping to get snacks and a stroller for our Disney trip. In the afternoon we went swimming with Bryan and played on the beach. […]

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