Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Feb 26, 2013
    Cheryl Asked

    We are on a budget and I was wondering if you have any tips for free or cheap things to do at Disney to keep costs down?

    There are so many little hidden gems of free or almost free things to do at Disney! I'm happy to share my favorites with you! 

    • Watch Wishes from the beach at the Polynesian Resort
    • Stroll the Boardwalk area at night and watch the performers
    • Visit Downtown Disney and build legos in the free outdoor lego play area
    • Go to Grand Floridian and listen to the pianist in the lobby
    • Visit the Animal Kingdom Lodge and watch the animals roam the savannah from the viewing area in the lobby
    • Visit the Walt Disney World resorts and enjoy the beautiful theming, resort lobbies and entertainment. 
    • Go to the Chip and Dale Campfire Sing-a-long at Fort Wilderness Cabins
    • Watch Illuminations from the bridge near the Boardwalk area
    • Visit Ghirardelli Fountain and Soda Shop in Downtown Disney and get a free chocolate square
    • Watch the Electrical Water Pageant from the Magic Kingdom area resorts
    • Take the ferry from Magic Kingdom to Polynesian and explore the resort, walk to Grand Floridian and admire the Wedding Pavillion
    I hope you have a magical vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Stacy, South Carolina

Mother, wife, runner and Disney World fanatic! I'm passionate about Disney, running, fitness and fun! We have visited Disney World every year since our kids were toddlers. I love helping families plan their vacation at the most magical place on earth. Learn More About Stacy

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