Through the Disney Social Media Moms Conference in February, I had the chance to take my family to Disney World for the first time. We also experienced our very first cruise via the Disney Dream to the Bahamas and Castaway Cay. Both were amazing! Now that we’ve been bitten by the Disney bug, there is so much more that we want to see and do. Here is our Disney Bucket List:
Disney Bucket List – 10 Things We Want To Do Next!
10. Disney without kids
Shhh, don’t tell my kids about this one, but I’d really like to go to Disney World with solo or with a friend. There are events that I don’t think my family would be interested in, but I’ve always wanted to try. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is a great example. I would love to savor every moment without an eye-rolling teen asking to go back to the hotel. Shopping and dining at Disney Springs is pretty cool without kids too!
9. Disney Vacation Club
This is a timeshare program where Disney’s goal is to have options to fit the travel style and budgets of a variety of families. It’s definitely something I’d like to at least trial and see what it’s like.
8. Aulani – Disney’s Hawaii Resort
Hawaii is where my husband and I had our honeymoon so we’d love to bring the kids to visit. What better way than via the Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. It’s supposed to be the ultimate family getaway where we can discover the legends of the Hawaiian islands. I know Disney will do it right!
7. D23 Expo
The D23 EXPO started in 2009 and runs every other year. Members of the D23 Disney Fan Club are treated to 3 days of amazing “inside-the-magic” experiences. I’m especially looking forward to sneak previews of upcoming Disney movies and appearances by celebrities. Can’t wait for 2019 tickets to be available.
6. Tokyo Disney
Having always wanted to go to Japan, a stop at Tokyo Disney is a must for our itinerary. What I love about the international parks is that they have unique rides and attractions that you won’t find anywhere else. The Tokyo location has 2 parks, Tokyo Disney and Tokyo DisneySea. DisneySea looks especially interesting with many attractions and rides focused on a water theme. There are Venetian gondolas and steamer vessels The two rides we’d love to try are Indiana Jones: Temple of the Crystal Skull and Journey to the Center of the Earth.
5. Adventures by Disney: Alaska
This adventure is perfect for our Disney Bucket List. River rafting, glacier hiking, kayaking and so much more is included in the itinerary. My daughter is especially excited to meet Iditarod Champion, Martin Buser and he team of sled dogs.
4. 7-Night Magic Northern Europe Cruise
Now that we’ve taken the Disney Dream to the Bahamas, we’d love to see what an international cruise is like. Northern Europe is particularly magical and truly meant to be experienced from the sea. This cruise visits Sweden, Estonia, Russia, and Finland, all places we have never been. Adventure Guides host special experiences in every port—and handle all the travel details. Mom and dad say YES!!
As Walt Disney’s original theme park, everyone needs to visit Disneyland at least once. Did you know that it first opened in 1955? We are especially interested in Disney California Adventure park since it has so many attractions that are different from what we experienced in Disney World.
2. Disneyland Paris
We visited Europe last year and Paris was our favorite city. My daughter begged to go to Disneyland Paris, but we just didn’t have time. Next time we’ll make a point to visit. The unique rides we want to try are Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain, Indiana Jones, Temple of Peril and RC Racer.
1. Adventures by Disney: Costa Rica
Costa Rica has long been on my family’s bucket list. The country has such a variety of things to explore. There are rainforests, beautiful coastlines, rugged mountains, volcanoes and exotic wildlife. A friend of mine experienced the country through Adventures by Disney and it sounded AMAZING!! Ziplining and white water rafting are among the top activities we are dying to try here.