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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant to serve breakfast for the holiday season
September 01, 2015
Breakfast will be available from November 1, 2015-January 23, 2016.

Exclusive Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card to be available during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
September 01, 2015
Guests must show their party ticket and event wristband to receive their card.

September is Passholder Month at Universal Orlando
September 01, 2015
September is Passholder Month, which means more exclusive discounts and benefits to anyone holding any level of annual pass.

Disney Cruise Line offers military discounts
September 01, 2015
Disney Cruise Line's Military discounts are available for all branches of active and retired members (or spouse) of the Military. It also is extended to certain divisions within the "Department of Defense": FBI, CIA, and Secret Service.

Florida residents can save on a Western Caribbean Disney cruise
September 01, 2015
These Florida Resident discounts come and go quickly and must be booked by 9/6/2015.

Cabana Bay Beach Resort adding 400 guest rooms
August 31, 2015
Cabana Bay Beach Resort is adding an additional 400 guest rooms by 2017, brining the resort total to 2,200.

How to make the most of your Walt Disney World vacation
August 30, 2015
Now that your trip is booked, it's time to start the day-to-day planning so you can make the most out of your time at Walt Disney World!

Disney Infinity 3.0 Review
August 29, 2015
Information on the past, present, and future of the Disney Infinity system along with a review of the newest Disney Infinity 3.0.

A Simple Guide to Planning Your First Walt Disney World Vacation
August 28, 2015
Here are the 4 things you’ll need to think about first to make the initial part of the planning process go more smoothly.

What does your family do on your first night at Disney?
August 27, 2015
Do you arrive early enough to hit the ground running and head right to the parks? Or do you save a park day on your ticket and hang out at the resort for the night?

Food & Wine Festival introduces 20th Festival Tasting Sampler and Food & Wine Premium Package
August 27, 2015


Halloween Horror Nights 25 fully revealed
August 27, 2015
All of the HHN 25 houses, scare zones, and shows were revealed at midnight on 8/27.

FastPass+ now available for Eat to the Beat concerts
August 26, 2015
Reservations can be made on the My Disney Experience app or website.

Tips to have a better experience while flying to Walt Disney World
August 26, 2015
I would like to suggest some tips to have a better experience while going through the airport and getting on the plane to Walt Disney World.

Top 8 Reasons to go to a DIS Meet
August 26, 2015
So, you’ve never been to a DIS meet to benefit Give Kids the World, but you’ve been thinking of going. What’s holding you back?

Our Familys Review of the Finding Nemo suites at Disneys Art of Animation Resort
August 26, 2015
I’ll share our photos of the suite, highlight some references to the film and discuss our family’s pros and cons for the Finding Nemo suites.

Disney Visa $50 onboard beverage credit extended through 2016
August 25, 2015
Get a $50 Shipboard beverage credit by using your Disney Visa when booking your cruise.

PhotoPass now available on My Disney Experience
August 25, 2015
You can preview your photos, purchase Memory Maker, share and download your photos. You will also be able to find the locations of PhotoPass photographers in the theme parks.

Fast & Furious: Supercharged coming to Universal Orlando in 2017
August 25, 2015
Disaster and Beetlejuice will soon be closing at Universal Studios Florida to make way for Fast & Furious: Supercharged.

Family's Guide to Universal: The Simpsons Ride
August 25, 2015


Walt Disney World to debut Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side in 2016
August 25, 2015
The new race events will take place April 14-17, 2016.

Pizzafari closes for 2-month refurb
August 24, 2015
The Animal Kingdom restaurant will reopen October 20.

Kali River Rapids added to Animal Kingdom Extra Magic Hours
August 24, 2015
On designated days, a Walt Disney World theme park will be open an hour early for Disney Resort guests.

Blizzard Beach rehab to start 3 weeks earlier than originally planned
August 24, 2015
This was originally scheduled to begin 10/25/15 and will now begin 10/4.

Military discounts available on Disney Cruise Line
August 24, 2015
Disney Cruise Line's Military discounts are available for all branches of active and retired members (or spouse) of the Military. It also is extended to certain divisions within the "Department of Defense": FBI, CIA, and Secret Service.

Early booking discount offered on Adventures by Disney itineraries
August 23, 2015
If you make your 2015 and 2016 Adventures by Disney reservations with Dreams Unlimited Travel you'll get up to a $1,000 Early Booking Discount!

New merchandise locations for fine art at Disney's Hollywood Studios
August 22, 2015


VIDEOS: 2015 D23 Expo Imagineering Panel
August 21, 2015
Clips from the two-part Imagineering panel during the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.

Night of Joy entertainment schedule announced
August 21, 2015
Disney’s Night of Joy features contemporary Christian performers. The star-studded lineup is always outstanding and features a host of Dove Award and Grammy Award winning artists.

Peter Pan not Panic Attacks: When the Parks make You Anxious
August 21, 2015
I love going to Disney. I have just one problem: anxiety.

The Other Hawaii (Part 2): How to See the Best of Hawaii from a Cruise Ship
August 21, 2015
This article will wrap up with coverage of the Big Island (Hawaii) and Kauai.

Our Newest Disney Souvenir Collection: Pressed Pennies
August 21, 2015
Pressed penny machines can be found all across property – at all four theme parks, Downtown Disney, the resorts and the water parks. The cost for the pennies is 51 cents: 50 cents for the purchase and one penny to be pressed.

New phase of construction beginning at Downtown Disney
August 20, 2015
This will require a few changes in turn lanes in the area.

Concept art for Norway Pavilion's Royal Sommerhus - Anna and Elsa's meet and greet location
August 20, 2015
This replica of a historic Norwegian log cabin is where guests will greet Anna and Elsa when the Norway Pavilion's makeover is complete.

Allergy-friendly kiosk at Animal Kingdom closed through 9/2/15
August 20, 2015
Guests with dietary restrictions can stop at Gardens Kiosk near the front of the park and learn about the different meal options that are available to them. Healthy pre-packaged snacks will also be available in this location.

Dates and entertainment schedule for Great Irish Hooley Festival at Raglan Road
August 20, 2015
There will be several top Irish bands playing traditional and rock tunes, structured set dancing called the Ceili, Celtic face painting and authentic food and beverages. There will be live music both inside and outside.

VIDEOS: 2015 D23 Expo Live Action Presentation
August 19, 2015
This playlist compiles the highlights from the Live Action presentaiton at the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.

A Celebration of Harry Potter vacation packages available to book
August 19, 2015
Information regarding A Celebration of Harry Potter vacation packages.

Photo Gallery of Celebrities and Artists at the D23 Expo
August 19, 2015


Knott's begins plans for Ghost Town's 75th
August 19, 2015
Knott's Berry Farm has announced a complete restoration of their wooden coaster GhostRider in preparation for next year's 75th anniversary of Ghost Town.

Photo Gallery of the Costumes seen at the D23 Expo
August 19, 2015


VIDEO: The Force Awakens presentation at the D23 Expo
August 19, 2015
J.J. Abrams, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac and Harrison Ford all come on stage at the Live Action presentation at the D23 Expo to promote The Force Awakens.

Want to bring a piece of Disney home with you?
August 19, 2015
What if I told you it might not be possible to sneak the entire Splash Mountain ride out, but it is possible to own a tiny piece of Spaceship Earth?

Premium Dessert Package to be offered at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
August 18, 2015
This package will include a reserved viewing location on Main Street, U.S.A. for the Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade, followed by desserts at the Tomorrowland Terrace and viewing for the Happy HalloWishes Nighttime Spectacular.

Prices and dates announced for Holiday Sleigh Rides at Fort Wilderness
August 18, 2015
These horse-drawn sleigh rides are $79.00 per group and are offered November 27 - December 30, 2015.

Say goodbye to Lucy - A Tribute
August 17, 2015
Lucy - A Tribute will be replaced by a Hello Kitty interactive retail experience.

Information about the upcoming Rivers of Light and Sunset Kilimanjaro Safaris
August 16, 2015
Details about the new nighttime entertainment experiences announced at the D23 Expo.

VIDEO: Johnny Depp accepts Disney Legends Award at D23 Expo
August 16, 2015
Johnny Depp accepts Disney Legends Award at D23 Expo

VIDEO: Ashley Brown sings 'Kiss Goodnight' to Richard Sherman
August 16, 2015
Ashley Brown sings 'Kiss Goodnight' to Richard Sherman at the Disney Legends Ceremony at the D23 Expo.

VIDEO: Frozen Ever After Disney Parks Update
August 16, 2015
Frozen Ever After and the Royal Summer House will be opening in the future at Epcot.

VIDEO: Toy Story Land Disney Parks Announcement at D23 Expo
August 16, 2015
Toy Story Land was officially announced for Hollywood Studios including two new attractions at the Disney Parks & Resorts presentation at the D23 Expo.

VIDEO: Star Wars Disney Parks Announcement at D23 Expo
August 16, 2015
An update to Star Tours, Star Wars Launch Bay and Seasons of the Force were all announced at the Disney Parks & Resorts presentation at the D23 Expo.

Soarin' to become "Soarin' Around the World" next year
August 15, 2015
The attraction will feature flights over new landscapes and man-made wonders from around the globe.

VIDEO: George Lucas accepts Disney Legends Award at D23 Expo
August 15, 2015
George Lucas accepts Disney Legends Award at D23 Expo

Photo Gallery of Disney Legends Awards | D23 EXPO
August 15, 2015


Photo Gallery: Experience Pandora: World of Avatar at the Alpha Centauri Expeditions
August 15, 2015
One of the major aspects of the Walt Disney Parks & Resorts booth on the D23 Expo showroom floor is the Avatar experience.

Details released about Skipper Canteen, the new Adventureland restaurant
August 14, 2015
A new restaurant will be opening this winter in the former Adventureland Veranda area. "Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen" will be home to the "World Famous Jungle Cuisine" and will be broken up into several different themed rooms.

VIDEO: Walt Disney Archives presents Disneyland: The Exhibt
August 14, 2015
Take a look at Walt Disney Archives presents Disneyland: The Exhibit at the 2015 D23 Expo

D23 Expo Tips and Tricks
August 14, 2015
Tips for D23 Expo first timers and veterans alike.

Fall room only offer available for Annual passholders
August 14, 2015
Valid for stays most nights 10/4 - 12/23/15.

Photo Gallery of the Walt Disney Archives Exhibit | D23 EXPO
August 14, 2015


11 Ways to Save Money on your Disney Cruise Line Vacation
August 13, 2015
Saving money on a Disney Cruise vacation is challenging, but not impossible. If you put in the effort, and have a little bit of luck, you can save some real money.

Disneyland Passholders late summer room offer available
August 12, 2015
With this new offer, Disneyland Annual Passholders can save up to 25% on rooms at the Disneyland Resort Hotels most weeknights August 16th through September 26th.

Florida resident and Annual Passholder Cirque du Soleil discounts
August 12, 2015
Discounted tickets available for Categories 1-3.

Florida resident late summer room only offer available
August 11, 2015
Valid for stays most nights 8/16-10/3/15.

More details released about Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar
August 11, 2015
This aviation-themed lounge is coming to Disney Springs' The Landing.

Save up to 30%, plus get one free meal per day at Aulani
August 10, 2015
Book a 4 night stay at Aulani and get a 25% discount; book 5+ nights at Aulani and get a 30% discount.

Bus Arrival Monitors at select Walt Disney World resorts
August 10, 2015
Bus arrival time monitors now in place at several resorts.

Rehabs scheduled for Primeval Whirl and Pizzafari at Animal Kingdom
August 10, 2015
Primeval Whirl will be closed 8/17/15 - 11/12/15 and Pizzafari will be closed 9/24/15 - 10/19/15.

ESPN Club reopens for lunch
August 10, 2015
The restaurant had been closed during the lunch period for maintenance issues.

VIDEO: Disneyland's Alice in Wonderland 4K POV
August 10, 2015
This ride-through of Alice in Wonderland was shot at night during the Paint the Night parade! Watch it in 4K 24p HD!

Richard Petty Driving Experience now closed
August 09, 2015
The last day of operation for this attraction was August 9, 2015. The Magic Kingdom parking lot will be expanded in place of the Speedway.

Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland sold out for 10/31
August 09, 2015
Disneyland Park's Mickey's Halloween Party is already sold out for Halloween Night!

Dreams Unlimited Travel offers exclusive shipboard credits
August 08, 2015
If you make your Disney Cruise Line reservation with Dreams Unlimited Travel, you'll receive a credit up to $1,000 per stateroom to spend on your cruise!

Review: NBA City is an Alley-OOPS!
August 08, 2015
NBA City may not look great from the outside, but you'd be surprised at some of the great food that is inside.

Family's Guide to Universal: The Blues Brothers Show
August 07, 2015
Check out this take on The Blues Brothers Show at Universal Studios Florida in this Family's Guide to Universal!

Minnie's Holiday Dine coming to Hollywood & Vine over the holidays
August 06, 2015
Minnie Mouse will be hosting a festive holiday dinner with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Santa Goofy! Hollywood & Vine will be all decked out with holiday decor, food, music and activities.

Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular planned for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
August 06, 2015
The Sanderson Sisters from Disney's Hocus Pocus take over the Magic Kingdom to throw the "best, evil Halloween party this side of the graveyard."

Flying Fish Cafe to be closed from Feb 2016-fall 2016
August 05, 2015
A renovated dining room and new kitchen area will be part of the remodel.

ESPN Club to be closed for lunch 8/5-8/9
August 05, 2015
The restaurant will be closed for lunch August 5-9 due to maintenance issues. Dinner service will begin at 4:30 PM.

Reservations now open for Be Our Guest Restaurant breakfast
August 05, 2015
Reservations can be made for 10/4 and beyond.

Discounted Disney Cruise Line rates released for the general public
August 05, 2015
Rates can all be combined with Dreams Unlimited Travel's exclusive shipboard credits!

Disney Vacation Club Invites Guests to Visit Polynesia
August 04, 2015
I had the opportunity this week to visit the new Polynesian Bungalows as a part of a special Disney Vacation Club event.

Where to Cool Off at Walt Disney World
August 04, 2015
Summer is upon us. It’s one of the most popular times of year to visit Walt Disney World, and it is also the hottest.

Liberty Square Riverboat closes for week-long rehab
August 04, 2015
The Magic Kingdom attraction is closed from 8/4-8/10.

Breakfast at Be Our Guest now offered permanently
August 03, 2015
Breakfast is now being made a permanent offering and as of 8/5, can be booked for 10/4 and beyond. As of that day, the pricing for breakfast will be $21.99 for adults and $13.99 for children ages 3-9.

2016 Disneyland Resort Vacation Packages have been released
August 03, 2015
Details of the Disneyland Resort Vacation Packages for 2016 have been released.

Rainy days in theme parks never get me down
August 03, 2015
If you are planning on visiting Walt Disney World or one of the other theme parks in Orlando this summer, don’t let the rain spoil your plans. Just come prepared for the rain and you will find a less crowded park.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is sold out on 10/31
August 03, 2015
All other dates are still available.

A Guide To A Happy Disney Vacation
August 02, 2015
For whatever reason some days go sour, but even those bad days in a Disney park are better than a great day at home.

Beach Side Bonfire buffet opens at Disneyland's Paradise Pier Hotel
August 01, 2015
The PCH Grill at the Disneyland Resort‘s Paradise Pier Hotel recently premiered a new dinner buffet that is inspired by the picnics, barbecues and bonfires that happen along California’s beaches.

August merchandise events for Walt Disney World
August 01, 2015
List of merchandise events and artist signings around the Walt Disney World Resort.

Booking for Food & Wine Festival premium events is now open
July 30, 2015
The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival offers a variety of premium events designed to give guests a more intimate experience than the marketplaces around World Showcase.

List of signature dinners available at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
July 30, 2015
The Signature Dinner is a meal with wine pairings. A Host Chef teams with a Representative from one of the hosting wineries who will present the dinner's wine.

Tickets are now on sale for Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland
July 30, 2015
Tickets went on sale to the general public today for Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland Park.

5 things you should do when first walking into your Disney hotel room
July 29, 2015
You should have a room inspection routine when traveling.

Garden Grill adding character breakfast and lunch November 8
July 28, 2015
Reservations are now available.

Food & Wine Festival dining events will open to Disney Visa cardmembers July 28
July 27, 2015
These experiences will open to the public on July 30.

Save up to 30% on rooms at Walt Disney World: book-by date extended
July 27, 2015
The discount will now end on 8/31/15, instead of 8/7/15.

Panama Canal cruise discounted for members of the U.S. Military
July 27, 2015
A valid Military ID is required and must be presented at check-in.

Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters coming to California Adventure
July 27, 2015
Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters replaces the closed Luigi's Flying Tires in Cars Land at California Adventure in early 2016.

Disney Descendants Line Brings Teenage Sons & Daughters of Villains to Life
July 27, 2015
Premiering July 31st, Disney Channel’s new movie, Descendants, tells exactly what life is like after our beloved fairy tale “happily ever afters.”

Ice Palace Boutique opens at Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!
July 26, 2015
Reservations are now available for this Frozen-version of the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

Blog - I Can Go The Distance...26.2 Ways to Include Your Family In Your WDW Marathon Training
July 26, 2015


Exclusive Disney Visa cardholder dining events at Food & Wine Festival
July 26, 2015
Three dining events are planned just for Disney Visa Cardholders.

Option now available to opt out of receiving new MagicBands with reservation
July 25, 2015
Guests can now opt out of customizing and receiving a MagicBand before a trip if they already have one linked from a previous visit.

Martha's Vineyard Wine Pairings to be held at Disney's Yacht Club
July 24, 2015
A wine expert from the featured winery and a Disney chef will guide guests through the tasting describing what to watch for. Three wines will be sampled.

When Did It All Start? When Was Your First Visit?
July 23, 2015
The first visit can define your outlook on the Disney parks, and this is why I have put together a list of the 7 types of people that come on their first visit.

4:00pm Hoop Dee Doo show on 7/24 is cancelled
July 22, 2015
The 6:15 and 8:30 shows will still take place.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort set to open July 14, 2016
July 22, 2015
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, the fifth Loews Hotel on Universal Orlando Resort property and their first moderate resort, is now available to book and will officially open on July 14, 2016!

Glidden to open "Colortopia" in Innoventions this fall
July 21, 2015
This interactive experience is currently under construction and will guide guests through hands-on activities all focusing on color.

Disney Dream changes names of two lounges in The District
July 21, 2015
The names of two lounges have changed - Pink is now "Pink: Wine and Champagne Bar" and 687 is now "Pub 687."

Family's Guide to Universal: Twister...Ride It Out
July 21, 2015
Twister...Ride It Out places us in the 1996 film, Twister, and is a re-creation of a tornado ripping through a small town in Oklahoma.

Overview of the new high-tech laundry rooms at Walt Disney World
July 21, 2015
On our last trip, we were able to test out Disney’s new high-tech washers and dryers and use their laundry website.

VIDEO: Pirates of the Caribbean 4K Ride-Through
July 21, 2015
Take a ride on Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland in 4K HD!

I was there July 17, 2015: Disneyland's 60th birthday
July 20, 2015
On July 17, 2015, Disneyland Park celebrated its 60th birthday with a big party, a moving ceremony, some fun photo-ops and a free gift or two. Here are some highlights…

Save up to 25% at select Disney Resorts
July 20, 2015
Discount valid for stays select nights 10/4-11/24 and 11/28-12/23/15.

Kid-sized package offer starting at just $903
July 20, 2015
Book a 3-night/2-day Walt Disney World vacation package with theme park tickets for a family of 3 starting at just $903!

Magical Family Fall Package offer available for Walt Disney World resorts
July 20, 2015
Book a 4-night/4-day Walt Disney World vacation package with theme park tickets for a family of 4 starting at just $1,701!

Some tips to enjoying Epcot while you wait for your FastPass time
July 20, 2015
Since we live nearby, we don’t start thinking about Fastpasses until a few days before we plan on visiting the park. This can leave us with a lot of time between FastPasses.

TripAdvisor honors Islands of Adventure as the world's top theme park
July 19, 2015
These awards are chosen yearly based on reviews from TripAdvisor users.

Fantasmic testing assigned seating locations
July 19, 2015
Guests will need to visit a FastPass+ kiosk on the day they want to see the show, where they will then be assigned to a seat, row or section.

Captain EO has reopened at Epcot
July 19, 2015
The theater was being used for sneak peeks of upcoming Disney films, but Captain EO is now back in place.

Frosty Treats to Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World
July 19, 2015
With over 100 restaurants and eateries to choose from, finding that perfect frosty treat can be a bit overwhelming.

Annual passholder and DVC discounts available at The BOATHOUSE
July 18, 2015
Annual passholders and DVC Members can now get a 15% discount at lunch (11am-4pm) and a 10% discount at dinner (after 4pm).

New "Escape to Walt's Wilderness" tour offered
July 18, 2015
This experience will take guests on a tour of Bay Lake, Fort Wilderness and Tri-Circle-D Ranch.

VIDEO: Disneyland 60th Anniversary Re-Dedication Ceremony
July 17, 2015
Richard Sherman and Ashley Brown perform "Feed the Birds" and "Happy Birthday", and more during the 60th Anniversary Re-Dedication Ceremony of Disneyland.

VIDEO: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride 4K Ride-Through
July 17, 2015
Take a ride on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride at Disneyland in 4K HD!

Disney Myth Buster: Doesn't Disney Get Boring Year After Year?
July 16, 2015
“How do you go to Disney EVERY...YEAR? Doesn’t it get boring or repetitive?"

Menus released for 2015 Food & Wine Festival Marketplaces
July 16, 2015
The Dominican Republic marketplace will return after being absent since 2007.

Insidious coming to Halloween Horror Nights
July 16, 2015
The popular film series Insidious will be represented at Halloween Horror Nights 25 at Universal Studios Florida.

Ice Palace Boutique coming to Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!
July 16, 2015
This salon will transform girls into Anna and Elsa.

Dates announced for Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland
July 15, 2015
This year Mickey's Halloween Party expands to 17 nights! Tickets go on sale to Annual Passholders 07/22/15 and the general public on 7/29/15.

Save up to 20% on Premium rooms at the Disneyland Resort
July 15, 2015
With this new offer, save up to 20% on Premium rooms at the Grand Californian Hotel or Disneyland Hotel select Sunday through Thursday nights 08/16/15-09/24/15.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique coming to the Disney Magic this fall
July 15, 2015
This will begin on the transatlantic voyage from Spain to Miami on September 19.

Beach Side Bonfire Buffet coming to the Paradise Pier Hotel
July 14, 2015
Enjoy the new Beach Side Bonfire Dinner Buffet beginning July 17th at the PCH Grill in the Paradise Pier Hotel.

Looking for Mickey Quest at Disneyland beginning 7/16/15
July 14, 2015
Search for hidden Mickeys in the Parks beginning July 16th with Looking for Mickey Quest.

Prince Harry's Invictus Games coming to ESPN Wide World of Sports
July 14, 2015
Planned for May 8-12, 2016, these games celebrate wounded servicemen and women from around the globe.

Registration for 2016 Disney's Princess Half Marathon now open
July 14, 2015
This event will be held 2/18-2/21/16.

Booking for Food & Wine Festival premium events begins July 30
July 14, 2015
So far, we know that the cast of The Chew will host the Rockin' Burger Block Party on October 8 and that a Yelloween Masquerade Party for the Senses will take place October 31.

The Artistry of Wine & Cheese marketplaces will be offered in Epcot's Future World
July 14, 2015
The Napa Valley-inspired marketplaces will feature grape vines and pergolas on the walkway to Future World West.

Walt Disney Archives adds presentations at the D23 Expo
July 13, 2015
The intimate Walt Disney Archives Stage has been added to the D23 Expo schedule featuring a look behind the magic.

A New Tour in Epcot - World Showcase DestiNations Discovered
July 13, 2015
This 5 hour walking tour takes you through 11 countries in the World Showcase.

Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa: An Overlooked DVC Resort
July 12, 2015


Polynesian Village Resort East Pool closing for refurb 7/13/15
July 11, 2015
The pool will be closed through early 2016.

Wilderness Lodge pool refurb will begin 10/26/15
July 11, 2015
The Hidden Springs quiet pool, resort beach, playground and the fire pit will be closed 10/26/2015. Work will continue through 2017.

Disneyland Resort event celebrating the Tahitian Terrace
July 10, 2015
Reservations are now being taken for the August 10th & 11th event at Trader Sam's which will honor the classic Tahitian Terrace.

Itinerary change for 7-night Caribbean sailings from San Juan
July 10, 2015
7-night Caribbean sailings from San Juan in January 2016 will be swapping the Barbados and Grenada days.

Itinerary change for select 4-night Bahamas sailings from Miami
July 10, 2015
4-night Bahamas sailings from Miami - The 10/14/15, 11/25/15, 12/09/15, and 01/06/16 sailings will be swapping the Key West and Castaway Cay days.

New WineStation installed at the Napa Rose restaurant
July 09, 2015
The Napa Rose at the Grand Californian Hotel has installed a WineStation that will allow guests to sample wines previously only offered by the bottle.

Best Places To Take Mid-Day Breaks Within Disney’s Animal Kingdom
July 09, 2015
Try taking a break from the action within the parks without hiking all the way back to the resort.

Universal Land & Sea - Day 3 - Royal Pacific Resort
July 09, 2015
Day 3 of our Universal Land & Sea coverage is dedicated to Royal Pacific Resort - a relaxing escape to the South Pacific right in the middle of Orlando!

Universal Land & Sea - Day 2 - Hard Rock Hotel
July 08, 2015
Day 2 of our Universal Land & Sea coverage is dedicated to Hard Rock Hotel - the only hotel in Orlando that makes you feel like a rock star the second you step foot in the lobby.

Chef Art's Florida Fish Camp planned for Disney Springs
July 08, 2015
Coming in spring 2016, this restaurant is from Art Smith, known from his time as Oprah's private chef and a judge on the show BBQ Pitmasters.

Soundstage Lounge opens at Disney's Hollywood Studios
July 08, 2015
The "Soundstage Lounge" has opened in the former home of The Legend of Jack Sparrow. This area has benches and is intended to be a spot for guests to relax while in the parks.

Walking in Walt's Footsteps: Marceline Edition Part 2
July 08, 2015
We decided to visit a couple of landmarks important to the history of the Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney himself.

D23 Expo releases more event details and times
July 07, 2015
D23 has released more details and times for the events at this year's D23 Expo.

Blog - Tea Traders Cafe Opens at Disney Springs
July 07, 2015


Several narrators announced for 2015 Candlelight Processional
July 07, 2015
More will be announced as the event gets closer.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza coming to Disney Springs
July 06, 2015
At this fast casual artisanal pizza restaurant, you can build your own pizzas. The restaurant is planned to open in May 2016.

How to Add a Subtle Touch of Disney to your Work Space or Home
July 06, 2015
There are ways to have subtle reminders of Disney parks or movies throughout your home or work space that will give you the nostalgic feeling to get you through the day.

Forever Remembered at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
July 06, 2015
A new exhibit recently opened at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to honor the fallen astronauts and pays tribute to the orbiters Challenger and Columbia.

Universal Land & Sea - Day 1 - Portofino Bay Hotel
July 06, 2015
Day 1 of our Universal Land & Sea coverage is dedicated to Portofino Bay Hotel - the flagship resort of Universal Orlando and one of the most beautiful and elegant hotels in Orlando, period.

Changes to Tomorrowland Terrace Dessert Party begin today
July 05, 2015
The new Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party will offer an assortment of desserts, as well as fruits and cheeses. New beverages options will be available. A sparkling cider toast will take place as the fireworks begin.

Typhoon Lagoon hosts After-hours Neighborhood Beach Bash for DVC members
July 05, 2015
Classic beach party tunes from Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 will keep the party going while families enjoy the park's attractions, plus hula-hoop spinning, limbo contests, snacks and beverages.

Discounted Disney Cruise Line rates released for the general public
July 03, 2015
Rates can all be combined with Dreams Unlimited Travel's exclusive shipboard credits!

Two new Food & Wine Festival marketplaces coming to Future World
July 03, 2015
The Sustainable Chew Marketplace will feature three dishes from the chefs on ABC's The Chew. The Chew Lab will be a marketplace inspired by food-science labs and food tech trends.

ABC's "The Chew" to tape live from the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
July 03, 2015
ABC show "The Chew" will be taping live from the Festival on October 7, 8 and 9!

Disney Family Culinary Adventure teaches chefs' cooking techniques
July 03, 2015
Spend an evening with Disney chefs working together to learn new cooking techniques and then enjoying the five-course dinner that you helped to prepare.

Disney to stream 4th of July fireworks live from the Magic Kingdom
July 02, 2015
The fireworks show will be streamed live on the Disney Parks Blog beginning at 8:50pm EST.

Tips for touring Walt Disney World at its worst (crowds), so you can be at your best
July 02, 2015
Although Walt Disney World commercials can make you believe that crowds, lines, and not-so-magical people are non-existent, they are a reality of touring during "peak seasons."

Hoop Dee Doo 8:00 show is cancelled on July 4th
July 02, 2015
The 4:00 and 6:15pm show will still be held.

Family's Guide to Universal: Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges
July 02, 2015
It's the classic struggle between a spinach-eating hero and a bearded bully to win the irresistible and scrawny damsel-in-distress, but this time there is a lot of water involved.

Disneyland asks guests to dress like 1955 on the 60th
July 01, 2015
The Disneyland Resort is encouraging guests to dress in 1955-inspired clothing on July 17th, Disneyland's 60th birthday.

Walking in Walt’s Footsteps: Marceline Edition Part 1
July 01, 2015
It is often said that Walt drew upon his time in Marceline for the inspiration for Disneyland’s Main Street, U.S.A. We visited Marceline late on a Saturday afternoon.

D23 Expo adds Mouseketeer reunion to its schedule
July 01, 2015
The D23 Expo continues to add more presentations to its schedule, including a celebration of 60 years of the Mickey Mouse Club.

Updated menu for Gardens Kiosk at Animal Kingdom
June 30, 2015
A new menu is available now that Flame Tree Barbecue Restaurant has reopened.

Flame Tree Barbecue Restaurant reopens with a few menu changes
June 30, 2015
A Jamaican Jerk Salad and a Watermelon Salad have been added to the menu. Jalepeno cornbread replaces coleslaw as a side.

Disney Visa cardholders can save 35% at Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
June 30, 2015
Disney Visa cardholders can save 35% on Deluxe Studio-Standard View rooms when staying most nights 7/5/15-10/3/15.

When you are shaped more like Buzz or Woody than Snow White
June 30, 2015
For people like myself, of size, visiting a theme park comes with some concerns.

Confirmed: The Magic of Disney Animation will close July 12
June 29, 2015
A Disney spokeswoman said, "Work is underway on a new experience, and we look forward to sharing more information in the future."

Independence Day events at the Disneyland Resort
June 29, 2015
Disneyland Park will not present it's typical Fourth of July fireworks show this year, but patriotic tags will be added to both Disneyland Forever and World of Color-Celebrate.

Walt Disney World merchandise events for July 2015
June 28, 2015
List of artist appearances and signings around the Walt Disney World Resort.

D-Zone relaxation area to be added to Innoventions West
June 27, 2015
Guests will be able to find food carts, seating and charging stations here.

Captain EO to return to Epcot July 19
June 27, 2015
It has been on hiatus for a few months for sneak previews of Tomorrowland and Inside Out.

Animal Kingdom Updates
June 27, 2015
Two new shops have opened since my last update and I highly recommend you check them out.

Flame Tree BBQ restaurant rehab extended through June 29
June 25, 2015
The restaurant should reopen July 1.

2016 Disney Dining Plan pricing
June 25, 2015
Price list for the Quick-Service, Regular and Deluxe Dining Plans.

Family's Guide to Universal: MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack
June 25, 2015
This is one family's take on one of Universal's most popular attractions - MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack.

Classic Shows Breathe New Life Thanks to FastPass+
June 25, 2015
OK, I’m a nostalgic kind of person. For me, what keeps me coming back are the classic attractions and shows.

List of 2016 Disney Dining Plan participating restaurants
June 24, 2015
More restaurants are generally added toward the end of the year as contracts with non-Disney owned and operated restaurants are finalized.

What Souvenirs Are Worth The Money At A Disney Park?
June 24, 2015
In my opinion souvenirs are crucial in bringing the Disney memories home with you, but how many of them end up in the back of your closet?

Walking in Walt's Footsteps: Kansas City Edition
June 24, 2015
We decided to visit a couple of landmarks important to the history of the Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney himself.

Animal Kingdom to test opening the Oasis area 30 minutes early
June 24, 2015
This will only take place on mornings that do not have Extra Magic Hours.

Hot Cheese Sauce removed from Disney World counter service restaurants
June 23, 2015
It may be available behind the counter if guests request it, but there's no indication if this is a permanent possibility or if that supply will go away too.

Registration details for Tables in Wonderland's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sneak Preview
June 23, 2015
The event will be held Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 12:00-2:00pm.

Walt Disney World plans 4th of July festivities
June 23, 2015
There are special fireworks planned for Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios.

Living with the Land will be closed for a week in September
June 23, 2015
The Epcot ride will be closed for refurbishment 9/8/2015 - 9/17/2015.

Annual passholder and DVC discounts added to World Showcase DestiNations Discovered tour
June 23, 2015
Annual passholders will receive a 10% discount and DVC members will receive a 15% discount.

Candlelight Processional dates and dining package prices
June 22, 2015
This year's event will be held November 27 - December 30, 2015. Narrators will be announced at a later date.

Splash Mountain added to evening Extra Magic Hours
June 22, 2015


Coronado Springs fitness center and Casitas pool to be closed for 3 months
June 22, 2015
Fitness Center and Casitas Leisure Pool closed 7/5/2015 - 10/12/2015. The main pool and other leisure pools will be open during this time. There will be a temporary fitness center in the Casitas area.

2016 Walt Disney World packages released
June 22, 2015
Information for 2016 packages has been released and these are now available for booking.

Great Movie Ride offers new photo op
June 21, 2015
Guests can take part in a new photo op outside the Chinese Theater, allowing them to walk the red carpet and put their hands in "cement" just like the stars.

Disney resort pools hosting Disney Jr. Pool Parties
June 21, 2015
Music and activities will be themed around Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Miles from Tomorrowland and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Pool staff will lead young guests in games like "Sofia Says", sing-a-longs and dance parties.

Be Prepared! EPCOT’s Plan for the Massive Influx of Children Will Be... Nothing?
June 21, 2015
My EPCOT Center has been gone for awhile...and although I’ve slowly been dealing with what I see as a neglected, bare-boned version (now with even less attractions), new problems are popping up from a lack of vision for this park’s future.

Animal Kingdom Starbucks donates portion of sales for animal conservation
June 20, 2015
For every Starbucks Flat White Latte sold, a portion of the sale price will benefit conservation programs to save the cotton-top tamarin in Colombia. The drink's look represents the cotton-top tamarin's white fur on top of their heads.

Review: 'Inside Out' is an important success for Pixar
June 19, 2015
'Inside Out' is a heartwarming, emotional, charming success for Pixar

Watch faces soon available for MagicBands
June 19, 2015
This summer, two watch faces will be introducted for MagicBands - a Minnie analog face and a black digital face.

Family's Guide to Universal: Revenge of the Mummy
June 19, 2015
This is one family's take on one of Universal's most popular attractions - Revenge of the Mummy.

Discounted two round golf pass available
June 18, 2015
Play two rounds of golf, any day, any time, any course for a discounted rate.

Starbucks opens at Disney's Animal Kingdom
June 18, 2015
This is located in the old Creature Comforts location.

A Tale of Two Disney Birthdays
June 18, 2015
Is it alright to wear a birthday button if it is not actually your birthday?

2016 Aulani vacation packages now available for booking
June 17, 2015
Packages are available for booking for dates 1/1/16 and beyond, but cannot be booked more than 499 days in advance.

Experiencing the Disney theme parks while pregnant
June 17, 2015
Being pregnant at Disney can make it a different vacation, but still very fun.

Wet 'n Wild Orlando is closing December 31, 2016
June 17, 2015
The water park has been open for nearly 40 years.

Zuri's Sweets Shop opens at Disney's Animal Kingdom
June 17, 2015
The treats will all be inspired by Africa and many will be unique to this location.

Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! begins today at Hollywood Studios
June 17, 2015
The world of Frozen is taking over Hollywood Studios this summer! Spend the day enjoying the interactive experiences!

New events announced for 2015 D23 Expo
June 16, 2015
The D23 Expo will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 14 - 16, 2015.

Shipboard credits offered by Dreams Unlimited Travel
June 16, 2015
If you make your Disney Cruise Line reservation with Dreams Unlimited and you’ll receive a credit up to $1,000 per stateroom to spend on your cruise!

Walt Disney World package offers available for families
June 14, 2015
A "Kid-sized package" and a "Magic Together" package are both available. Valid for stays select nights 8/15/15 - 10/3/15.

Summer room only offer for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders
June 14, 2015
Valid for stays most nights 6/16/15 - 8/27/15.

Tips for planning your 2016 Walt Disney World vacation
June 14, 2015
Walt Disney World will be releasing the pricing and availability for 2016 rooms and packages on June 22, 2015.

Rustlin' up some grub at Disney's Trail's End Restaurant
June 14, 2015
Recently we tried Trail's End Restaurant at Disney's Fort Wilderness campground, and were not disappointed.

Summer room offer for Florida residents
June 13, 2015
Valid for stays most nights 6/6/15 - 8/13/15.

Review: Jedi Mickey's Star Wars Dine at Star Wars Weekends
June 13, 2015
This dinner is held at Hollywood and Vine Restaurant and is a dinner buffet featuring Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Chip and Dale all dressed as Star Wars characters.

Zuri's Sweets Shop coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom
June 13, 2015
This will be located in Harambe Market and will feature 80 new items such as decorative candy apples, flavored chocolate bars and popcorn.

New spring additions added to Steakhouse 55 menu
June 13, 2015
The menu features new appetizers, entrees and a Chef's Tasting Menu.

Universal Orlando presents Freddy vs. Jason during Halloween Horror Nights
June 12, 2015


Walt Disney World adds more allergy-friendly menus
June 12, 2015
Allergy-friendly menus will be available at Magic Kingdom, the Deluxe hotels and Trail's End Restaurant later this month.

A World of Lights: Aulani Edition
June 12, 2015
A showcase of uniquely themed light features at Aulani.

2016 Walt Disney World packages open for booking June 22!
June 11, 2015
Request a quote today to be added to our waitlist!

Tony's Town Square Restaurant doing away with separate lunch and dinner times
June 10, 2015
Beginning July 3, the restaurant will be open straight through from 11:00am - 9:30pm.

Taking a Disney Babymoon: 10 Ways to Make it Extra Special
June 10, 2015
Here are 10 tips I can offer to make your Disney babymoon a memorable experience.

Booking for 2016 Adventures by Disney trips now open
June 10, 2015
Booking now open for the general public.

Tips for saving money on a Disney vacation
June 10, 2015
Disney fans are always on the lookout for deals and ways to save money in order to make another trip back to the magic.

What to Wear in Disneyland (Not Made by Mice or a Fairy Godmother)
June 09, 2015
Photos live forever, so don’t get caught looking DISheveled.

Prague Adventure added as pre- or post-stay for Danube River Cruise
June 09, 2015
Expand your adventure to include a stay in one of the most exciting and historic towns in Europe.

Adventures by Disney releases details on cruise enhancements
June 09, 2015
Combining ABD's personal service and expertise in guided travel across the world with the enchantment of a Disney cruise, you will have a selection of unique onboard activities and premium shore experiences designed to immerse you and your family in the history and sights of your destination.

Adventures by Disney releases 2016 itinerary dates
June 09, 2015


Universal Orlando experiences power outage on 25th anniversary
June 08, 2015


Norway Pavilion's Frozen attraction rumored to be opening May 1, 2016
June 08, 2015
This attraction will be replacing the Maelstrom.

Pizzafari will no longer serve breakfast
June 08, 2015
Breakfast at this Animal Kingdom restaurant will end June 17, as the park's new Starbucks will serve breakfast beginning June 18.

Pirates of the Caribbean rehab begins
June 08, 2015
The Magic Kingdom attraction will be closed from June 8-September 25.

Starbucks to open at Animal Kingdom June 18
June 07, 2015
This will open on Discovery Island in the former Creature Comforts location.

"Frozen Fever" short to be shown at Disney's Hollywood Studios
June 07, 2015
The new animated short, Frozen Fever, will be shown in the ABC Sound Studio from June 17-September 7.

PhotoPass to be available at Disney water parks
June 07, 2015
PhotoPass photographers will be stationed at the water parks through Labor Day.

Kids golf free in the afternoons at Aulani
June 07, 2015
Kids under 17 can golf free after 3:00pm at the Ko Olina Golf Club when accompanied by a paying adult.

Blog - Disney Parks Take Top Six Spots In America Last Year
June 06, 2015


Tables in Wonderland hosts Jiko Wine Dinner
June 06, 2015
This event will be held at Animal Kingdom Lodge on Thursday, June 11.

Bus Roulette at Walt Disney World
June 06, 2015
The rules are simple, you jump on the first bus that comes.

Mickey's Backyard BBQ now open 4 days per week
June 05, 2015
New food items have been added to the menu as well.

5 Surprisingly Romantic Spots in a Disney Park
June 05, 2015
There are actually many overlooked areas in the parks that are surprisingly romantic.

Ant-Man sneak peak coming to California Adventure
June 05, 2015
A 3D preview of Marvel's "Ant-Man" premiers June 19th at the Bug's Life Theater.

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