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10 Things to LOVE about Disney Cruises

Since we are embarking on our first TMSM Fan Cruise next September, I thought this would be helpful! When we booked our Disney cruise, I have to admit I was a little skeptical. We are experts at the parks, but this was outside of our wheelhouse (forgive the pun). We had never been on a cruise before and honestly didn’t know what to expect. Would we have fun? Would we get seasick? Is there enough to do? Wil Continue Reading

Cruise Critic Names Castaway Cay the Best Cruise Line Private Island for the Third Year in a Row

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jonathan Frontado The votes have been tallied! We’re thrilled to share that Cruise Critic members have recognized Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay, as the “Best Cruise Line Private Island” for its 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, making this the third year in a row! But that’s not all! Castaway Cay was also voted the Top Rated Ove Continue Reading

Disney Cruise Line Fun Facts

Disney Cruises are among the best in the industry. Here are some fun facts provided by Disney Cruise Line that you may find interesting. • The Disney ships are painted in Mickey Mouse-inspired colors –black hull, white superstructure, yellow trim and two giant red funnels, each with the Disney Cruise Line Mickey Mouse logo. • Disney Cruise Line was the first cruise line to have yellow lifeboats, instead of t Continue Reading

Bike Riding on Castaway Cay! #DisneyCruise

Re-post in case you missed it! As most of you know, last weekend we took our very first Disney Cruise aboard the Disney Dream. It’s only been a week and we are already ready to go back. Disney Cruise Line does an amazing job, both on the ship and off. Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, offers guests activities, in addition to just having some fun in the sun on the beach. One such activity is bik Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living ~ #DisneyCruise

Happy Wednesday Main Streeters! As you know, this past weekend we were hosted on the Disney Dream, and if you followed our social media, then you know it was a fabulous time. If you missed it or want to know details, then you’re in luck, I’m ready to chat about it! Lets go! On Friday morning, we got up early and headed to the coast to board the Disney Dream. We had never been on a Disney Cruise, so whe Continue Reading

Castaway Cay

Details on Castaway Cay below! One experience of every Disney cruise around the Caribbean includes a stop at Castaway Cay (pronounced key). This private island is an exclusive port for the Disney Cruise line and was purchased on a 99-year land lease from the Bahamian government. The island is located near Gorda Cay, which was once used as a stop for drug runners. Construction to redevelop the island took approxim Continue Reading

Welcome To Castaway Cay

On this date in 1998, the passengers for the Disney Magic’s maiden voyage, became the first Disney guests to step foot on Disney’s private island Castaway Cay.  Located just 225 nautical miles from Disney’s home port of Port Canaveral, Florida, the island stretches 3.1 miles long and is 2.2 miles wide.  Originally called Gorda Cay, the island was used for filming the Touchstone feature film Spla Continue Reading