Amazing Disney World Vacation Traditions

Tradition is defined on as “an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior”. This is 100% a topic that can be shared through a vacation to Disney World!


Dole Whip and the Tropical Serenade at the Magic Kingdom (Image: Dustin Fuhs / StepstoMagic)
  • Night Blossom @ Pandora: The World of Avatar
  • Dole Whip in Adventureland @ Magic Kingdom
  • Lefou’s Brew in Fantasyland @ Magic Kingdom
  • Pretzel in a new land or new style (like the Simba Pretzel in Animal Kingdom)


Haunted Mansion Standby Queue Line at the Magic Kingdom (Image: Dustin Fuhs / StepstoMagic)


Autograph at the Canadian Pavilion at EPCOT
Autograph at the Canadian Pavilion at EPCOT (Image: Dustin Fuhs / StepstoMagic)

As you may know, I worked at Walt Disney World back in 2007/2008. This means that there’s a list of things that just have to happen during our trip (for nostalgia’s sake)

  • Visit my signature in my old workplace
  • Try to lunch with as many friends and co-workers as possible
  • Annoy Jill with many stories


  • Window Shop @ Sprinkles and Amorette’s
  • Walk between Hollywood Studios and EPCOT
  • Get hungry in EPCOT (around the Germany Pavilion) and try to make it (unsuccessfully usually) to the France Pavilion, giving up for BBQ at Regal Eagle.
  • Always pack a swimsuit and NEVER use it!

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  • Lunch @ Steakhouse 71
  • Lunch/Dinner @ Saana
  • Victoria & Alberts @ Grand Floridian


  • A new puzzle (usually from the Toy Store at Disney Springs or The Emporium)
  • Something from the Art of Disney

Final Thoughts

Partners Statue at the Magic Kingdom (Image: Dustin Fuhs / StepstoMagic)

I absolutely love planning trips to Walt Disney World, and with all the flexibility and repeatability that comes form the vacation kingdom…there’s always something soothing about having traditions.

What are some of your traditions? Let me know over on Instagram @StepstoMagic

Dustin Fuhs
I’m Dustin Fuhs, a theme park fanatic that has created this platform to showcase my passion, tools and opinions to create a fun and interactive experience for everyone who visits. My goal is to help you and your family have the most magical experience at Walt Disney World. In reading my articles and ideas, I hope that you can find some fantastic ways to bring your dreams into reality!

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