Rope Drop Radio: A Disney Travel Planning Podcast

Our job at Rope Drop Radio is to help you navigate all things Disney, from the Parks to Cruise, we've done it all. We love talking Disney and want to make sure you have a wonderful time on your vacation.
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Jan 17, 2020

Today we welcome Author, Podcaster, and former castmember Christine Fox.  We discuss how to keep a keto diet while dining at Walt Disney World.  We also talk some Disney park resolutions we have for 2020, and we also hear some great stories from Christine's time as a castmember. 

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For more on Chrstine check out her twitter and podcast @DivasDishDix

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Jan 13, 2020

We heard a bit from Doug but now his better half Michelle and three kids discuss what they liked and disliked from their recent Disney Dream cruise last week.

If you'd like to book a Disney cruise contact Michelle Today.

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Jan 10, 2020

Want to know how crowded it gets on New Years at Walt Disney World, or how fast Rise of the Resistance boarding groups are going, this episode is for you!  Doug shares his recent Disney World and Disney Dream Cruise trip report.  Including missing out on Castaway because of weather.

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Book your 2020 trip today!  Talk to Michelle for all your travel needs.

Jan 3, 2020

New Year, New strategies for Rope Dropping.  Today we discuss how to navigate all four parks at Walt Disney World.  We also share what we think will happen this year at WDW for 2020.

Thank you for listening, be sure to subscribe, review, and follow us on social media @RopeDropRadio


To book a trip in 2020 get started by emailing Michelle for all your planning needs.

Dec 27, 2019

2019 comes to and end and we look back on Disney and Rope Drop Radio, this year.  We share our top episodes, talk about our trips, and discuss things Disney did in 2019.

Have a Happy New Year from Rope Drop Radio

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Book your 2020 trip today with Michelle McKnight.  Email her for a quote at


Dec 21, 2019

Doug and Derek discuss what they liked and disliked form the recent Star Wars movie with special guest Samantha McKnight.

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Need to visit Galaxy's Edge, talk to the Jedi Master Michelle McKnight for all your travel information.  Email her today at

Dec 20, 2019

Today we are discussing our favorite places to sit down and eat, but with a few categories.  Best places with toddlers, grade school age, teens, young adults, and adults only.  Joining us from the Touring Plans podcast is Angela Dahlgren.

For more with Angela follow her @AngelaDahlgren

And check out her podcast TouringPlans Podcast

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Book your next trip today with the help of Michelle McKnight.  Email her for a quote,


Dec 13, 2019

Doug just came back from a quick but packed filled Walt Disney World trip.  We discuss the events he did including Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, Epcot Holiday's with Candlelight Processional host Neil Patrick Harris, and of course Opening Day of Rise of the Resistance!

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Book your next trip Today by contacting Michelle McKnight.  Email her to get started,

Dec 5, 2019

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance Opened TODAY at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Doug is there giving his hour by hour review.  From waking up at 2am, to the chaos of waiting in line, to his review.  Joining Doug is Anthony another Star Wars fanatic.  

This is a must for any Star Wars fan so book your trip with Michelle Today,

Dec 5, 2019

Per a recent review we are going to talk about our favorite Walt Disney World Attractions.  To help us discuss we welcome Lesie and Joe from the Disney Deciphered Podcast.  All four parks, our three favorite attractions, and our least favorite.

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Nov 29, 2019

Don't know what to get? Today Derek and Doug discuss some fun Disney gift ideas you might want this holiday season.

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Nov 22, 2019

There is a lot of pressure with Disney Vacations. You want to have the perfect experience, but life gets in the way. Today we discuss some situations where you might feel the pressure but need to let it go. Maybe the attraction you've been wanting to do goes down, or your kid get sick.

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Want to take some pressure off, then book your next vacation with Michelle.  Email her today

Nov 15, 2019

Say you want to take your kids but they are older, maybe college age.  Where do you start with planning.  Today we welcome super Walt Disney Traveler Patrick Urell onto the show to discuss taking his three boys age 20 - 30 on Disney Vacations.

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Follow Patrick on twitter @prospectdad

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Nov 8, 2019

Today we are joined by Liliane Opsomer who helped write the book The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids.  We discuss strategies traveling with little ones.  From where to stay, what to eat, and what to do if the get lost.

You can follow Liliane on twitter @LilianeOpsomer 

You can find a link to her book on our website

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Book your next Disney Vacation with our without kids today!  Contact Michelle for all your travel needs.

Nov 1, 2019

Doug just got back from a full family Walt Disney World Vacation.  Hear what he thinks of the Skyliner, riding Smugglers Run with kids, food, and Epcot Forever.

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Book your next Magical Vacation with Michelle.  You can email her for all sorts of information.

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Oct 29, 2019

Two bonus episodes today, recorded live at Walt Disney World.  First we ride the Skyliner with the McKnights and they give their overall impressions.  Next the McKnight kids discuss Star Wars Land.  What they thoughts of Smugglers Run, building droids, food, and overall experience.


To book your next Disney Vacation contact the Rope Drop Queen today.  Email her for a free quote,

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Oct 25, 2019

Have you ever slept in and missed Rope Drop?  Maybe you are trying out a half day ticket, or you like to park hop.  Well today we are talking about reverse rope dropping.  We discuss strategies on getting the most amount of stuff done before the park closes.

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Want to take a Disney Vacation? Email Michelle Today for a FREE quote.

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Oct 18, 2019

You asked and today we answer your questions.  And to help us out with have brought on Michelle McKnight to give an expert advice.

Some the questions we answer

What’s your thoughts on the mid day Walt Disney World tickets?

How to handle a rope drop with a stroller?

What is your Favorite Star Wars Character?

Will you ride the Disney Skyliner?

How many pairs of socks should I pack for my next Disney trip?

and more

To book your next trip with Michelle email her today at

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Oct 11, 2019

What makes your blood boil at a Disney Park?  Line cutters, smokers, or kids on shoulders?  We discuss our biggest in park pet peeves.  We also talk some Disney news, from the Skyliner and other attractions closing to Strollers and discounts.

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Make sure you book your next vacation with Michelle McKnight, she can even help you save some money.  Email her today for a quote,

Oct 4, 2019

Today we welcome one of our patreons and Disney cruise gold level, Brian Flock, to discuss what it's like to do an Adult only Disney Cruise.  There are plenty of things to do, and plenty of places that kids can not go to on DCL and we talk about all of them.  

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Want to book a cruise with or without kids, email Michelle Today,


Sep 27, 2019

Debbie and John Raises are former cast members who have been to all the Disney Parks.  Today we discuss Shanghai and Hong Kong Disneyland.  We talk about exclusive rides like the Tron Light Cycle roller coaster, Shanghai Pirates of the Caribbean, Mystic Manor and more.  We also dive into culture shock and what non american Disney Parks look like.  

To support the show be sure to subscribe, follow us, leave a review, and become a patreon by clicking the link

To book your next Disney talk to Michelle Mcknight.  You can email her for a free quote today at

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Sep 20, 2019

It's that time of year where people eat and drink around the world.  Today we welcome back Alex Cenac who just did Epcot's Food and Wine Festival with Doug and Michelle.  We discuss different booths, food options, unique things they are doing this year, and more.

To support our show be sure to subscribe, leave a review, and visit our patreon page

For more with alex you can follow him on twitter @ajcenac or on instagram @alexcenac

If you'd like to visit the Food and Wine Festival this year or in the future be sure to connect with Michelle McKnight for a free quote. You can email her at

Sep 13, 2019

This weeks episode we discuss Doug's recent trip to Walt Disney World.  He went down for some NFL football and followed that up with a few days at the parks.  We talk crowd levels, Galaxy's Edge, and more.

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Book your next trip with the Rope Drop Queen.  Email Michelle Today for a free quote.

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Sep 9, 2019

Doug and Kent are on the road discussing Halloween Horror Nights 2019.  They talk about the new Ghostbusters house, scare zones, over all value and more on this weeks bonus episode recorded live from Kent's car.

To book a trip to Halloween Horror Nights contact Michelle.  Email her today at


Sep 6, 2019

Derek is back from a week long Disney Vacation that was extended due to hurricane Dorian.  We discuss his days there, from restaurants chosen to dine in to attractions him and his family enjoyed.  We also talk about Mickey's Not So Scary 2019 Party and of course what's like to be in Walt Disney World when a hurricane watch is going on.  And because this Rope Drop Radio, Derek did Rope Drop Galaxy's Edge and we talk Star Wars!

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Book your next Disney Vacation with the Rope Drop Queen Michelle McKnight.  You can get a quote toady by emailing

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