Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes from Good Housekeeping

The magic is looking — Good Housekeeping needs to ship you and three friends on a spectacular trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Enter in your probability to win a 5-day/4-night journey for as much as 4 folks. The prize contains:

  • Spherical-trip airfare to Orlando (together with floor transportation to and from the airport)
  • Resort lodging at a Disney Deluxe Resort Resort
  • 5-Day Customary Theme Park Tickets with Park Hopper Possibility
  • $2,500 Disney Present Card
  • Present basket
  • 4 MagicBand+

As avid Walt Disney World followers, my household and I not too long ago visited the parks in July and had a really magical time. I’ve unforgettable reminiscences from the twenty fifth anniversary with my dad and mom, so it felt additional nostalgic to convey my children again to the fiftieth. Listed below are a few of our highlights that you may expertise in your journey:

Sights for Each Age

We discovered an ideal stability of enjoyable for everybody, from the younger (my children are 4 and seven) to the young-at-heart and thrill-seekers. Listed below are a few of our favourite rides in any respect 4 parks:

Magic Kingdom Park

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

This could’t-miss basic allows you to modify your altitude as you experience, so passengers can resolve in the event that they need to soar excessive or low. My children liked being accountable for the flight!


Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Not solely is that this Mickey & Minnie’s first ride-through attraction, it was additionally a whirlwind of enjoyable with plot twists and spins that had each children and grown ups in nonstop smiles.


Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Kilimanjaro Safaris

Climb aboard an open-air automobile that transports you to an African savanna for distinctive encounters. We noticed hippos, giraffes, lions, zebras and plenty of extra animals all through.



Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

This intergalactic coaster has you rotating 360 levels when you race via the experience. I went on it with out my children (although it is appropriate for thrill-seeking children a minimum of 42″ tall), and it was in contrast to any experience I’ve skilled earlier than.


Luxurious Resort Lodging

The prize bundle features a keep in one of many Disney Deluxe Resort Resorts, which have premium choices like spacious rooms, prolonged night hours on the parks (in choose theme parks on choose nights), a wide range of transportation choices all through Walt Disney World Resort, an assortment of eating experiences and extra.

Our residence base was Disney’s Modern Resort, which was proper on the monorail — a experience in itself! — and steps away from Magic Kingdom Park. Throughout my keep I received to satisfy with Diane Petit, the resort’s Common Supervisor, who shared tales of its over 50-year historical past together with newer upgrades from current years. Between the resort’s distinctive views of Magic Kingdom Park, its proximity to the park entrance and its widespread eating spots, it attracts in friends from throughout Walt Disney World resort, even ones that are not staying on the resort.

an evening view of walt disney world's monorail going into disney's contemporary resort

Disney’s Modern Resort


fiftieth Anniversary Festivities

Throughout your keep, you’ll be able to get pleasure from basic favorites together with new additions and limited-time choices in honor of the fiftieth Anniversary. Via March 2023, expertise Disney’s shimmering EARidescent touches — from Mickey’s celebratory look to elaborations on Cinderella Citadel and breathtaking views all through the parks. We additionally liked testing the fiftieth Anniversary merchandise for souvenirs in the identical dazzling EARidescent trend that displays the park décor.

mickey mouse and friends wearing their 50th anniversary shimmering fashions while posing in front of cinderella castle at magic kingdom park

The EARidescent 8: Daisy, Donald, Goofy, Pluto and Chip ‘n’ Dale be a part of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in dazzling new types.


MagicBand+ Debut

One in all my favourite journey experiences was reviewing the brand new MagicBand+, which only recently grew to become out there to Walt Disney World Resort friends. You need to use it to finish interactive quests, immerse your self in nighttime spectaculars and permit for fast and straightforward conveniences, like tapping it to enter the parks (with legitimate admission), open your resort room and extra.

a pink and gold magicband plus on a wrist with magic kingdom park in the background

Disney’s new MagicBand+ combines handy entry with enjoyable interactions.

Lexie Sachs

Captured Reminiscences

Disney PhotoPass Service allow us to convey the happiness residence and can permit us to look again on our journey for years to come back. With photographers positioned all through the parks and in a couple of studio places, you’ll be able to snap particular photographs that spotlight your celebration and pose for enjoyable Magic Pictures — i.e. enhancements with characters and different surprises. Earlier than you go, you’ll want to take a look at our insider suggestions for taking one of the best Walt Disney World photographs.

a family smiling in front of cinderella castle at magic kingdom park

GH staffer Lexie Sachs and her household at Walt Disney World Resort in July.


In your probability to win, enter right here earlier than September 19, 2022; click on right here for guidelines and particulars.

preview for My Massive Minnie Mouse Ears Collection

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