Kathleen Hesketh

Seconds to Go is about low-hassle travel planning, providing you with in-depth tips and travel trips. It's all the information you need to get out and go today!

Slinky Dog Dash, a Hollywood Studios Genie+ ride.

Using Genie+ at Hollywood Studios – a Must Do!

By Kathleen Hesketh / February 20, 2023 / 1 Comment

In our opinion, one of the best innovations to come out of the house of mouse is the company’s line-skipping service for the Disney World park system. While FastPass+ was arguably one of the better iterations of this offering, Hollywood Studios Genie+ is a good contender, as long as you can get past the daily … Read more

Read More
Cincerella's Castle as seen from Frontierland at Disney World

The 13 Least Asked Disney World Questions and the Answers Everyone Should Hear

By Kathleen Hesketh / February 15, 2023 / 0 Comments

We recently took a look at reams of search engine data to determine what sort of Disney World questions were being researched on the internet. We were surprised to find that some of the least searched queries were related to vital information that anyone planning a trip to Disney World would want to know. So, … Read more

Read More
Boardwalk inn as seen from the Beach Club wwalkwy

Welcome to Your New Favorite Hotel: Disney Boardwalk Inn Review

By Kathleen Hesketh / February 5, 2023 / 1 Comment

With innovative new enhancements on tap, the Disney Boardwalk Inn resort may become your new favorite place to stay when visiting Disney World. Given the hotel’s prime location, delectable food options and top-scale amenities, this deluxe resort may easily become your favorite hotel anywhere. Explore our Disney Boardwalk Inn review to see what you’ve been … Read more

Read More
Dog trotting through uncrowded forest

Three Off-the-Beaten Path Vacations for Summer Travel

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Three Off-the-Beaten Path Vacations for Summer Travel

According to recent research, 95% of Americans plan to travel this year. Over 65% will travel domestically, hitting popular summer destinations within the good old U.S. of A. No matter how you do the math, it adds up to a lot of travelers hitting the top destinations, such as Las Vegas, Orlando and Disney World. … Read more

Read More
girl and golden retriever look inside Dover Stone Church

Dover Stone Church, Our Gateway to New York’s Abandoned History

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 22, 2023 / Comments Off on Dover Stone Church, Our Gateway to New York’s Abandoned History

As the fall laid down a blanket of leaves and blazed in glorious colors, it seemed a strange time to leave New England, but New York state is a magnificent bastion of historical references all rolled into one endless sweep of stunning terrain. And it’s just over the Connecticut border, where a place called Dover … Read more

Read More
Entrance to Animal Kingdom Park at Disney World

Guide to Walt Disney World Tickets in 2023

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 21, 2023 / 3 Comments

Purchasing Walt Disney World tickets in 2023 may be the most expensive part of your Walt Disney World vacation. Make the best decision for your trip and your budget by following 4 simple steps. Time needed: 1 hour. 4 Simple Steps for Finding the Best Walt Disney World Tickets in 2022: Understanding the Confusing World of … Read more

Read More
topiary of Mickey and mInnie Mouse

Is a Disney World Park Hopper Ticket Worth the Cost?

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 21, 2023 / 5 Comments

Disney World park hopper tickets offer a magical way to visit Mickey’s world, allowing you to “hop” from one park to another, all within a single day. Park hopping privileges, however, do not come without a cost. So, how much is a Disney World park hopper ticket and how do they compare to other types … Read more

Read More

Best Connecticut Hiking Trails: 7 Hikes that Will Knock Your Socks off

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 17, 2023 / 6 Comments

You don’t have to search long to come up with dozens of Connecticut hiking trails, but narrowing in on the best hikes in Connecticut often requires a little determination. Many are short, flat jaunts with little to pique your curiosity, while others dig deep into history or the ecological wonders of the state. These are … Read more

Read More

Sad Tales, Historic Remains: Lovers Leap State Park in Connecticut

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 16, 2023 / 2 Comments

Many of New England’s hikes blend history with the modern day, but few do it as seamlessly as the trails at Lovers Leap State Park in Connecticut. Explore history against the modern backdrop of the state’s rural New Milford countryside and learn a thing or two about local legends. It’s up to you to decide … Read more

Read More
View of Disney Magical Express driver entering the Magic Kingdom Resort area

Disney World Airport Transportation: Alternatives to Disney World Magical Express

By Kathleen Hesketh / January 9, 2023 / 8 Comments

If you’re a long-time Disney World traveler, you’ve no doubt heard of the free Magical Express, providing Disney World airport transportation. Unfortunately, we saw the demise of Magical Express at the end of 2021, leaving guests on the hunt for the best alternatives to Disney World Magical Express. Fortunately, a new and growing list of … Read more

Read More