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Meet Shannon Heffern

Shannon Heffern


Virtuoso Certified Travel Advisor; Walt Disney World® Resort; Disneyland® Resort; Disney Cruise Line; runDisney; Universal Orlando Resort™

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Shannon’s love for Disney began at the age of two when she traveled to Walt Disney World® Resort with her family. Her passion for Disney and meticulously planning trips for family and friends led her to become a travel advisor in 2011. She has a true passion for planning the perfect vacation for her clients and making their Disney vacation a truly memorable and magical experience!

Shannon has visited the Walt Disney World Resort countless times, stayed in every Resort except one, and enjoys trying new and exciting restaurants on each visit. She and her husband were married at Disney and enjoyed a romantic honeymoon at the Most Magical Place on Earth, as well as enjoying numerous birthday and anniversary celebrations there. When planning a celebration, Shannon can assist with making your dreams come true!

She is an avid runDisney competitor and has completed 45 Disney races to date, including the inaugural Dopey Challenge and races at the Disneyland® Resort! She has enjoyed many race weekends with family, including 5Ks, 10Ks, and Kid’s Races, to the Ultimate Girls Weekend with the Princess Half Marathon! If you are looking for a race while at sea, you must try the Castaway Cay 5K while on an amazing Disney Cruise Line vacation! Speaking of Disney cruises, Shannon has sailed with Disney Cruise Line multiple times and has enjoyed various itineraries from the Caribbean and the Bahamas to Canada.

Whether you are looking for a multigenerational family trip or a romantic and luxurious getaway for two, Shannon is ready to assist with your travel plans to Disney and beyond!


“Shannon is a true expert of ALL things Disney! Her knowledge of all of the different parks including accommodations, rides, shows, various attractions, and restaurants was truly immeasurable! Shannon took the time to carefully plan our itinerary that included reserving our hotel accommodations at the wonderful Port Orleans Riverside resort and booking our reservations at popular Disney restaurants that can be difficult to get into! The food was fabulous at every place that she recommended! She also booked all of our fast passes enabling us to see everything without waiting in long lines! By scheduling our fast passes close together, instead of running back and forth through the parks, we were able to enjoy everything that Disney had to offer! . . . Thank you so much Shannon! Our family had a wonderful time at Disney and we can’t wait to go back!!”

The Riesser Family, Ruther Glen, VA

“Shannon, this wonderful woman helped me plan the amazing honeymoon that Anthony and I went on. I will recommend her services to everyone until the day I die.”

Renee Cornuet, Fredericksburg, VA

“Shannon was the perfect planner for our vacation! She left no stone unturned and managed every detail for us. Our vacation was truly magical thanks to her!”

Kate Faraci, Manakin Sabot, VA

“Our family experienced the greatest vacation of our life! First time going since late 70’s and now I had opportunity to take my 7 & 8 year olds. I was afraid I’d pick the wrong fast passes, maybe not eat enough, etc.. I’ve also read so many bad reviews on Disney.. With that said, Shannon absolutely planned out the absolute most perfect itinerary. We booked a couple weeks prior to spring break and nothing was left out! In fact we hit 3 parks in 1 day and had food to take home on the plane! The saddest part of the vacation was having to leave. We miss it and look forward to the next one! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU SHANNON! I absolutely know this vacation wouldn’t have been the same had we not booked through you!”

The Bayliss Family, Stafford, VA

“Shannon was referred to us to help us plan our Disney Trip over Columbus Day weekend 2018. She was extremely personable, professional, thorough, and knowledgeable. With her guidance and insight, we were able to enjoy our Disney trip, knowing that everything was thought out and planned in advance. She checked in with us while we were there, and she was able to make a last minute change in our meal plan, which ended up being a fantastic benefit for us! We recommend Shannon highly, and we will certainly look to use her assistance in the future, with any trips we should plan. Top notch service!”

Allen and Meredith Brabender, Vienna, VA

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