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New Additions to the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

(Photo credit: Disney) This year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival promises to be as exciting (and delicious!) as ever. The 2016 festival will stretch a total of two full months, from Sept. 14 through Nov. 14—and best of all, 47 percent of food tasting plates will be brand new at the festival’s more than 30 global marketplaces. Here are ...

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Top 8 Disney Pro Tips for the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

For many Disney-goers, a stay at the flagship Walt Disney World resort hotel, the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, is the definition of a bucket list item. One of the most luxurious—and, of course, one of the most expensive—deluxe resorts on property, the Grand Floridian is an elegant Victorian-themed hotel designed to evoke Palm Beach’s golden era. Here are 8 of ...

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6 Favorite Gems About Walt Disney World’s Yacht Club Resort

One of Walt Disney World’s most exquisite waterside resorts, the nautical New England-style Yacht Club has a fascinating architectural history and a slew of recreational amenities that today’s guests may not know about. Here are six favorite gems that will help you get the most out of your stay at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. 6. It has an impressive architectural ...

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8 Disney Pro Tips for Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

If your family is torn between an island getaway and a trip to Walt Disney World for your summer vacation, a stay at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort might just be the solution. Situated around the beautiful 45-acre Barefoot Bay, the resort was designed to bring the island lifestyle to Orlando with its swaying palm trees, white-sand beaches, and colonial architecture. ...

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5 Table-Service Restaurants At Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios And Why We Love Them

Hollywood Studios Hollywood and Vine Sign

Disney’s Hollywood Studios may be all about entertainment, but that doesn’t mean the park is lacking in its dining offerings. Hollywood Studios is home to five table-service restaurants that combine great food with interactive fun and entertainment, from themed character meals to 1950s sitcoms. Here are the five table-service restaurants in the park and why we love them so much: ...

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7 Reasons You Will Love Staying at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Walt Disney World guests looking for a place on the water should look no further than Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, a nautically-themed New England-style yacht club tucked away on Disney’s BoardWalk. The resort shares many amenities with its sister hotel, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, so guests can take advantage of everything the two resorts have to offer. Here are seven ...

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7 Reasons You Will Love Staying At Port Orleans French Quarter

Love the thrill of Mardi Gras but can’t escape to New Orleans each year? The Port Orleans French Quarter at Walt Disney World might just be the perfect resort for you. One of Walt Disney World’s “moderate” resorts, it’s themed to combine the beauty and romance of New Orleans’ iconic French Quarter with the energy and excitement of Mardi Gras. ...

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10 Tips For Character Meet & Greets At Walt Disney World

Part of the magic of a trip to Walt Disney World is scoring some one-on-one time with the characters from your favorite Disney movies. But while you used to be able to unexpectedly stumble upon Mickey Mouse roaming the parks, these days the process is a bit more structured: there are rigid character greeting schedules and specific meet-and-greet locations. Here are ...

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7 Reasons You Will Love Staying at Coronado Springs Resort in Walt Disney World

One of the Walt Disney World resort’s “moderate” hotels, the Southwestern-themed Coronado Springs Resort is home to more than 1,900 rooms and suites in three villages nestled around Lago Dorado, a beautiful 22-acre Disney-created lake. Here are seven reasons why you’ll love spending your next Disney vacation at the Coronado Springs resort. 7. The Dining You don’t necessarily have to hit ...

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