All the major players are here (or will be here
eventually!), organized in their order of relevancy for someone planning a Walt Disney
World vacation. Remember that each of these sites are unofficial and the opinions
contained in them belong to their owners, not Disney and not us. These sites are
indispensable for getting a look at Disney through the eyes of your fellow vacationers...
and especially for their opinions which you won't find at Disney's official sites. Even
so, if you find a discrepancy between an official page and an unofficial page, it is
usually safest to go with the "official line." We should note that even the
official webmasters make mistakes however (as we discovered in doing the research for the
PassPorter Walt Disney World travel guide).
We invite you to recommend sites for our list! If you're a Webmaster, please join our special forum to get your site linked and become a PassPorter Partner!
|Web Site Name||Site Description||
|AllEarsNet (Deb's Unofficial Walt Disney World Information Guide - WDWIG)||One of the best sources of unofficial information on the Web! Articles of FAQs (frequently asked questions) cover virtually everything at Walt Disney World. Highly recommended.||The site loads quickly and is easy to navigate.||Too much to list! Do check out What to Tote Around the Parks.|
|TheMouseForLess||A very friendly community of Disney fans who share tips and tricks on saving money on Disney vacations.||Download Cast Member Appreciation Certificates to give out on your next trip!||A highly popular and valuable e-mail list brimming with deals and information.|
|DisneyCentral.com||An interactive community of Disney fans with message boards, polls, and member reviews||Reviews on parks, restaurants, and resorts||The front page of the site lists helpful news on rates and deals.|
|Denise's Web Home||A colorful site offering links to other useful Disney sites as well as Denise's own sites. Alas, the site hasn't been update in some time.||Lots and lots of links!||Photos from Walt Disney World, including the Animal Kingdom!|
|DisneyZone||Very large site with lots of WDW information and photos.||Maps, maps, maps! Best source of maps on the Web.|
|Joanne's Walt Disney World Homepage||
Large site with lots of information on WDW, resorts, parks, meals, maps, and tips, plus info for guests with disabilities, Character greetings, tours, surveys, and loads more!
|A message board to ask questions!||Planning information for UK visitors.||
Word of "Mouse" Award Winner!
|Priority Seating (PS) Planning Guide||A wonderfully useful site that offers a calculator for determining when to call for priority seating at Walt Disney World restaurants!||Links to other Disney planning calculators and tools.||A comprehensive Priority Seating FAQ and Announcement Service. You can even create your own priority seating planning report!|
|LaughingPlace.com||A huge site offering news, information, and reviews on all things Disney! A dedicated Walt Disney World section contains updates, articles, links, and message boards.||Extensive list of Disney-related Web sites, including a handy search feature!||An excellent description of E-Ride Nights at the Magic Kingdom.|
|The Unofficial Magic Trips Information Guide||Extensive site (400+ pages) for vacation planning, with information on virtually every aspect of a good Disney vacation. We can't describe everything they have -- visit them to see for yourself!||Resort maps and a fun countdown page.||ATM locations, height restriction charts||
|Brian Bennett's Trip Planner, Disney Trip Reports, and Disney Vacation Club||Very up-to-date and extensive set of Web sites. We highly recommend you pay a visit to Brian's sites during your trip planning.||Offers QUIKLINKS to Disney news, WDW phone directory, critiques of Disney guide books, and more!||The most extensive collection of trip reports, sorted and organized for easy retrieval. Also excellent planning information in his Trip Planner.||
|MouseMemories Scrapbooking Store||A popular destination for Disney- and not-so-Disney-oriented scrapbookers, run by Barbara and Brian Bennett (see Brian's sites, above).||A scrapbookers' message board, and the Page Layout Gallery||This site may not help with trip planning, but it's a candy shop for scrapbook planners.|
|Badger's Disney Countdown Page||A fun Disney-dedicated Web site with games, music, trip reports, surveys, and best of all, the countdown tool!||You can enter your family's vacation date and Badger's page will count down the days until you depart! Very popular!||The trip reports are helpful -- read about others vacations and get good tips for your own. Also a great Disney link section you can search.||
|Vegetarian Dining at Walt Disney World||If you're vegetarian, you can't afford not to visit this site before you go to Walt Disney World. Carole offers easy-to-use charts referencing every restaurant on property offering a vegetarian meal.||Complete menus for each restaurant with veggie dishes.||Restaurant charts include type, meals offered, price ranges, ratings for the last several years.||
|Tara's Disney Vacation Planning Guide||A gentle introduction to WDW vacation planning. Unfortunately, it's now a bit out-of-date.||Wonderfully detailed trip reports.||Good packing list and a list of basic resort information.|