80 episodes

NikkyJ from ThemeParkHipster Blog brings you weekly ACTIONABLE instructions on how you can courageously go to theme parks alone with easy tips and strategies, so you can save money, save time, and leave feeling happy and confident.

Even if you’re a first-time visitor to amusement parks like Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and even Cedar Point, NikkyJ gives all the steps to help you take action, get out of your comfort zone, and start planning your solo trip today.

You’ll also learn how to pack for your theme park vacation, how to plan out the best itinerary, how to chat with strangers, and meet other solo theme park travelers just in time for your trip!

Plus, you’ll get to hear interviews from theme park planning experts and Disney trip reports from first-timer solo theme park travelers.

Your vacation doesn’t have to be stressful. Start with the ThemeParkHipster Show and take the worries of planning away!

Hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life.

Theme Park Hipster Sho‪w‬ Nikky J: Theme Park Blogger, Author, and Podcaster

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

NikkyJ from ThemeParkHipster Blog brings you weekly ACTIONABLE instructions on how you can courageously go to theme parks alone with easy tips and strategies, so you can save money, save time, and leave feeling happy and confident.

Even if you’re a first-time visitor to amusement parks like Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and even Cedar Point, NikkyJ gives all the steps to help you take action, get out of your comfort zone, and start planning your solo trip today.

You’ll also learn how to pack for your theme park vacation, how to plan out the best itinerary, how to chat with strangers, and meet other solo theme park travelers just in time for your trip!

Plus, you’ll get to hear interviews from theme park planning experts and Disney trip reports from first-timer solo theme park travelers.

Your vacation doesn’t have to be stressful. Start with the ThemeParkHipster Show and take the worries of planning away!

Hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life.

    What is the BEST DAY to go to Universal Orlando Resort? (Episode 80)

    What is the BEST DAY to go to Universal Orlando Resort? (Episode 80)

    Did you know that there is a Universal Studios Orlando Crowd Calendar that can help you choose the best time to go?

    You know there’s nothing we love more than giving you all the best tips and tricks for planning out the best theme park day ever.

    So today, we’re excited to share with you some tips and tricks to consider in phase one of planning your theme park visit: when to actually go!  

    • 10 min
    DISNEY BUDGET: How to Plan a Budget-Friendly Solo Disney Trip (Episode 79)

    DISNEY BUDGET: How to Plan a Budget-Friendly Solo Disney Trip (Episode 79)

    Do you know how to do Disney World on a budget?

    Traveling Disney World is a dream for most people. But the real struggle comes in balancing the trip and the budget.

    A ticket to Walt Disney World does not come cheap, and neither does flights, food, and accommodation in Orlando.

    To put things in perspective, Disney World vacation cost for 6-7 days trip can cost around $1300 per person. So, how do you take a cheap solo trip to Disney?

    Listen to full episode to find out!

    • 21 min
    Best of the BEST Universal Studios Florida Tips for Your Trip (Episode 78)

    Best of the BEST Universal Studios Florida Tips for Your Trip (Episode 78)

    Today I have a real treat for you— we are going to go over the best Universal Studios Orlando tips to help you maximize your time at the park.

    Planning a trip to the Universal Orlando Resort doesn’t have to be a hard task, but I do know that sometimes the details in the planning can get stressful.

    With all those activities to participate in, you’ll want to know these pro tips for going to Universal Studios Florida.

    • 24 min
    The 5 BEST Disney World Lounges for Adults with Victoria Wade of Disney Tea With V (Episode 77)

    The 5 BEST Disney World Lounges for Adults with Victoria Wade of Disney Tea With V (Episode 77)

    Are you trying to figure out which lounge to visit on your adult Disney trip?

    Today you are in for a treat. Myself and Victoria Wade of Disney Tea with V go over the BEST Walt Disney World Lounges for Adults.

    We breakdown why you must visit these places, the cocktails and food offering and the environment.

    • 27 min
    Personal Thoughts on Solo Theme Park Travel and WHY YOU MUST DO IT (Episode 76)

    Personal Thoughts on Solo Theme Park Travel and WHY YOU MUST DO IT (Episode 76)

    Welcome to the world of solo travel. I thought it would be great to give you my reflections on why I feel traveling alone is so important and why I emphasize it so much.

    Yes, I do know that just the thought of traveling by yourself can be scary, but it can also be exciting and liberating. Taking those first steps are usually the hardest for you, but do worry. I’m here for you and your journey.

    Today we will go over the 7 Reasons Why You MUST Travel Solo!

    • 19 min
    How to Do Universal Orlando on a TIGHT BUDGET (Episode 75)

    How to Do Universal Orlando on a TIGHT BUDGET (Episode 75)

    Do you know how to plan out a full money-saving trip to Universal?

    You can save money if you know how to do Universal Orlando on a budget!

    Today we will go over how to find a budget-friendly resort, cheap tickets, free stuff and MORE!

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Dawnbrou ,

Amazing Tips

Although I’m not a solo traveler, now that my daughter is an adult I often get to become solo at times. NikkyJ has so many amazing tips no matter if you’re truly solo or not!! Makes me look forward to my next trip listening to her podcasts. Also be sure to check out her blog, themeparkhipster.com, it has so many wonderful tips and tricks for experiencing the parks!

aliahparis ,

Disney and theme park lovers rejoice!

I’m always on the lookout for ways to enhance my experiences and this podcast doesn’t disappoint. If you travel solo, in a group or as a family, these tips and resources will let you have the best time. I love the budgeting and saving tips so I can go on even more adventures. Happy Park Hopping!

Tamara Ford ,

Excellent Resource

This is a excellent resource for families, couples, and solo people going to Disney and the nearby theme parks. She has some great ideas and tips. I’ll definitely be listening to more episodes as I get closer to planning our own family Disney trip.

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