The real magic at the Magic Kingdom happens after dark. Scott Cameron/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Scott Cameron/NPR Blog Of The Nation 10 Things You Should Know About A Disney Vacation October 16, 2011 Some of the hottest times to visit Disney World come when the rest of the country is freezing cold. Christmas and New Year's are both wildly popular. So is Thanksgiving. And President's Day. If you plan to go, plan ahead. Here are 10 tips to help.