No, folks, I'm not talking about this Orlando:
I'm talking about THIS Orlando!
DH and I have decided to take our family on our family vacation to DisneyWorld in Orlando this year. We pretty much decided to take a family vacation every year, and last year, we went to Disneyland. It was so much fun, we wanted to go again. But we recently watched a documentary on Walt Disney with the kids, and DH looks at me and says, "I've got a wild hair."
Uh oh, I'm thinking. The options start running through my mind. Since our re-fi, anything could be going through his head, from "let's get rid of our Dough Boy and install a below-ground pool" to "Let's bulldoze the house and rebuild!"
But he says, "Let's go to Orlando!"
We've always dreamed of going to Disneyworld. For at LEAST 10 years, we've been "dreaming" about going to Disneyworld with some friends of ours. We just never had the fundage back in the day. Then the kids started coming. And obviously we didn't have the fundage. :P But now, we do! :)
So when we first started planning our Disneyland vacation, we invited another couple to come along, because it had been years since they'd been. Once we told them about the Orlando option, they said, "HECK YEAH!!"
We then called up our other set of friends (that we've been "planning" to go with for 10 years), they said, "We can't afford it, but what the hell!"
So now, we're going on a kick ass trip to Orlando end of April, beginning of May, for two weeks! We're going to take things nice and slow, probably get a 7 or a 10 day park-hopper pass to go and see the sights. We want to have the option of "taking days off" if we so desire from all things Disney.
It's going to rule. I'm so excited. We're renting a big vacation home instead of a hotel, because split up between three families, it's a HECK of a lot cheaper than three hotel rooms for two weeks. So we'll get our very own pool, and these houses have multiple master suites, a bajillion beds, all the cooking utensils all ready to go so we can go "budge" and buy food to cook or have stocked. There's a game room complete with pool table and TV's everywhere, Internet with computer, minutes to the park, the whole nine. I'm VERY excited about this.