110 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 NikkyJ

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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.

    REVIEW of Encore Resort at Reunion: The Best Vacation Home Near Disney (Episode 110)

    REVIEW of Encore Resort at Reunion: The Best Vacation Home Near Disney (Episode 110)

    Are you ready for your best vacation ever at Encore Resort at Reunion near Disney World?
    Well then look no further!
    Today we are going over all you need to know in this ultimate guide to Encore Resort at Reunion from their dream vacation homes near Disney World to food, fun, photos and more.
    With 4 to 13 bedrooms in these resort homes, your next Orlando vacation home can be the luxurious escape that your family and friends have been waiting for.  
    Plus, it is jam-packed with endless things to do on-site.
    From the sprawling waterpark to in-house dining and spa experiences, this is without a doubt the most epic paradise in Central Florida.
    It’s the perfect balance of luxury resort vibes and the comforts of home all wrapped up in one!
    So follow along with this Florida resort travel guide as I unpack everything you need to know about staying at Encore Resort at Reunion. 
    Get the full guide here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/encore-resort-at-reunion-orlando-review/
    Watch the complete video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkDV1_wUBfM

    • 15 min
    The ABSOLUTE Best Things to Do at Universal Studios Florida (Episode 109)

    The ABSOLUTE Best Things to Do at Universal Studios Florida (Episode 109)

    Are you looking for the most fun things to do at Universal Studios Florida?
    Well, look no further!
    Universal Studios is one of the most fun-filled theme parks that you could visit in Orlando, Florida. 
    But I know all too well how overwhelming it can be when you start making plans for your days at the park. 
    You only have a few days to fit in all of the thrill rides, exciting attractions, excellent eateries, and photo ops.
    But never fear ThemeParkHipster! 
    I am here for you. I’ve put together some of the BEST things to do at Universal Studios Florida so that you don’t have to stress!
    Keep listening and enjoy the podcast.
    Get the full guide here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/things-to-do-at-universal-studios-florida/ 
    Follow Me on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@NikkyJThemeParkHipster/videos 

    • 18 min
    Top 10 BEST Things to Do at SeaWorld Orlando (Episode 108)

    Top 10 BEST Things to Do at SeaWorld Orlando (Episode 108)

    Are you looking for the best things to do at SeaWorld Orlando?
    We all know how it goes...
    You plan your trip to Orlando, you buy your park tickets for SeaWorld, and then you realize that you’ve still got to plan the itinerary! 
    What rides should you ride?  Where is the best spot to eat? What kinds of fun events are going on while you’re visiting? I’ve got answers to all these and more, so read on for our take on the Top 10 BEST things to do at SeaWorld Orlando this year. 
    Today, I’ve gathered up all the best tips and ideas just for you!
    Get the full guide here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/best-things-to-do-at-seaworld-orlando/
    Follow Me on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@NikkyJThemeParkHipster/videos 

    • 11 min
    Where to Find Cheap Disney World Tickets (Episode 107)

    Where to Find Cheap Disney World Tickets (Episode 107)

    Question of the Week: Where to Find Cheap Walt Disney World Tickets?
    Are you looking everywhere online trying to figure out where to find discount tickets to Disney World? 
    Well look no further!
    Walt Disney World houses some of the most popular theme parks in the world.
    It can be a bit daunting to try and find cheap tickets, but it doesn’t have to be.
    In this podcast, I’ll show you how to get the cheapest Disney World tickets from legit places!
    Get the full list of places here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/how-to-find-cheap-disney-tickets-themeparkhipster-show-episode-14/ 

    • 8 min
    REWIND: Eating My Way Around EPCOT Food and Wine Festival (Episode 106)

    REWIND: Eating My Way Around EPCOT Food and Wine Festival (Episode 106)

    What do you call an experience of globetrotting the world and eating the best food in one day? I call it Tasting Your Way Around the World through the Epcot Food and Wine Festival menu!
    The past years of this Disney festival have been really peaceful and enjoyable especially when doing it with great friends.
    It is because of this that I have been able to taste most of the new (and old) Epcot Food and Wine Festival dishes and cocktails just for you.
    I'm going down memory lane today at Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2019!
    Get the food through the years here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/tasting-my-way-around-the-world-at-epcot-international-food-and-wine-festival/
    WATCH the Best Things to Do at Epcot Food and Wine Festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQTEft0mBKo 
    Enjoy!
    NikkyJ

    • 14 min
    REWIND: 19 First-Timer Tips for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (Episode 105)

    REWIND: 19 First-Timer Tips for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (Episode 105)

    Are you looking for the ultimate guide and tips for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party?
    Well, look no further!
    I will give you everything you must know in order to enjoy the most thrilling Halloween season this year at the Magic Kingdom without the terrifying frights.
    Read the full guide here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-tickets-on-sale-now/ WATCH the Video Guide to Mickey's Halloween Party here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM39nlE7Vig  Get your Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Tickets here: https://www.themeparkhipster.com/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-dates-announced-for-2015/ Enjoy!
    NikkyJ

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 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. So glad she covers trips to all the Orlando theme parks. Also be sure to check out her blog, themeparkhipster.com, it has so many wonderful tips and tricks for experiencing the parks!

mimazza ,

Amazing resource for your Orlando trip

Just listen to it all and you simply won’t regret it!
I am having the most amazing solo experience at Disney ever and I can say I have relied on Nikky’s advice for the most part. Super happy I did!

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!

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