Ali Patton

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Royal Terrace falls on the McDowell Creek Falls trail

McDowell Creek Falls- A Mythical Oregon Hike

By Ali Patton / January 25, 2023 / 11 Comments

McDowell Creek Falls Oregon is a moderate hike located north of Sweet Home. It features beautiful forest views and serene boardwalk stairs leading to the base and summit of two waterfalls. Oregon Hike Views For us, the McDowell Creek Falls trail started out in a small gravel parking lot at the Royal Terrace Trailhead in … Read more

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EPCOT VS Hollywood Studios, the Battle Continue

By Ali Patton / January 18, 2023 / 1 Comment

Since EPCOT and Hollywood Studios now house 2 of Disney World’s most popular rides, it should be more commonly accepted that each park has its own unique attractions and benefits. After all, a recent survey revealed that each park has one of parkgoers’ favorite rides, with Mission Space and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster ranked as … Read more

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EPCOT Theme Park, the Real Story You Probably Haven’t Heard

By Ali Patton / December 21, 2022 / 1 Comment

Most true Disney fans have been to the EPCOT theme park and enjoyed a ride around the test track, or maybe even took some time to drink around the world. But, many modern Disney fans do not fully understand what EPCOT was meant to be and how it came to be a theme park instead. … Read more

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Turning Every Day Life Into Fantasy: Disney World Magic Kingdom Park

By Ali Patton / December 1, 2022 / 5 Comments

Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park is consistently rated the number one theme park in the U.S. Long considered a right of passage in family travel, Disney’s premier Florida park has also grown a cult-like adult following in recent years. One survey revealed that adults without children make up the largest number of guests visiting the … Read more

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How Does the Disney Virtual Queue Work?

By Ali Patton / November 29, 2022 / 4 Comments

What is and how does the Disney virtual queue work? It’s a common question among Disney World newbies and veterans alike. The Disney World virtual queue was first introduced with Rise of the Resistance in Galaxy’s Edge. The system aimed to disperse crowds and keep wait times short for the new ride by allowing guests … Read more

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3 bedroom bungalows at Disney World Polynesian Resort

6 Things We Love About Disney World’s Polynesian Resort

By Ali Patton / November 29, 2022 / 3 Comments

Disney World Polynesian Resort, more formally known as the Disney World Polynesian Village, is one of the first resorts built on Walt Disney World property. To this day, it remains one of the most popular and beloved resorts onsite. Maybe it’s the tropical vibe or a chance to visit Hawaii without leaving the mainland, or perhaps … Read more

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EPCOT Secrets Abound

Epcot Secrets You Don’t Want to Miss

By Ali Patton / November 23, 2022 / 0 Comments

When it comes to the mystery of Disney, EPCOT secrets come in much larger numbers than any other park. EPCOT has been special from the beginning; it did stem from an original Walt Disney idea after all. The Beginnings of EPCOT and EPCOT Secrets In the early days, EPCOT was not a theme park, but … Read more

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Walt Disney World's EPCOT Park as seen at night

Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Park: Everything You Need to Know

By Ali Patton / November 3, 2022 / 8 Comments

Disney’s EPCOT park is one of the most unique experiences in Disney’s lineup. Due to this, there is often confusion surrounding what the park is about, if it has rides, what the festivals are for, and what the World Showcase is. Fortunately, we have all the answers and the inside scoop about Walt Disney World’s … Read more

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Best Disney World quick service

9 Best Disney World Quick Service Restaurants You Have to Try

By Ali Patton / October 16, 2022 / 2 Comments

Quick service dining at Disney World is a fast and simple way to refuel while you’re on vacation, and with so many options to choose from, guests are often seeking advice on the best Disney World quick service dining options. So, we’ve set out to compile a list of the best quick service at Disney … Read more

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The Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve

It’s a Different Kind of Marble Hall at Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve

By Ali Patton / October 6, 2022 / 2 Comments

The Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve boasts 15,000 feet of underground passageways that wind and dive ever deeper into a marble cave. When it comes to things to do in Oregon, this adventure must be on your list. The History of the Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve History of the Oregon Caves National … Read more

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