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5 Things You Will Love About La Hacienda de San Angel

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La Hacienda de San Angel is a cozy sit-down restaurant located across from the temple pyramid that serves as the focal point of the Mexican pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase. Here are five things we think you’ll love about dining at La Hacienda de San Angel. 5. The Margaritas Enough said, right? The restaurant has become well-known for its unique ...

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Don’t Waste FastPasses On These 5 Epcot Attractions!

When it comes to making your Walt Disney World FastPass+ selections, strategy is everything. Like some of the attractions at Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom, a handful of your FastPass+ choices at Epcot will be available on a tiered basis; that is, you can’t simultaneously secure a FastPass for the park’s three headliners: Soarin’, Test Track, and Frozen Ever After. ...

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7 Least Crowded Times To Visit Walt Disney World

So you want to visit Walt Disney World, but you don’t want to wait in 90-minute lines for attractions or fight your way through wall-to-wall people to nab a spot for the afternoon parade?   Disney World is a magical place…and lots of people know it. While there will always be crowds as your fellow Disney fanatics enjoying the parks, ...

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5 Reasons Memory Maker Is Worth the Cost

Disney is always rolling out all sorts of perks to help guests enjoy their time at the Walt Disney World resort to the fullest. One of our favorite services is the PhotoPass system. A PhotoPass Cast Member is an in-park (and sometimes at resorts, character meet and greets, and restaurants) photographer who is standing by to take your photo at ...

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10 Best Character Meet-and-Greets At Disney World

Jennifer N I have a confession: I’m 30 years old, but I still get just as excited by a hug from Winnie the Pooh or taking a picture with Ariel as I did during my first visit to Disney World as a preschooler. The magic of interacting with my favorite characters at the Walt Disney World resort never seemed to ...

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7 Ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation

By Jennifer L. Nelson A vacation is a time to kick back and relax, but a Walt Disney World trip isn’t exactly akin to a week lounging around on the beach at a tropical resort. From the long days on your feet to over-stimulated, cranky kids, a Disney trip can quickly take its toll on just about anyone’s sanity.   ...

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How to Get Difficult FastPass+ Reservations

By Jennifer L. Nelson You’ve booked your hotel, made your travel arrangements, and purchased your park tickets. You’re almost ready to visit the most magical place on Earth. But first, you might want to take some time to secure your FastPass+ reservations. If you know anything about the new Walt Disney World FastPass+ ride reservation system, you probably know that ...

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5 Reasons Proper Planning is Critical at Walt Disney World

By Jennifer L. Nelson Once upon a time, you could stroll up to the gates of the Magic Kingdom and wander around aimlessly, enjoying your favorite attractions and shows, mingling with Disney characters, and grabbing a bite to eat whenever you felt like it. Those days are long gone. While there has been a bit of controversy surrounding the introduction ...

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5 Ways To Save Hundreds Of Dollars On Your Next Disney Trip

Walt Disney World is the vacation destination of choice for many families (and with good reason!), yet it’s slowly but surely becoming very expensive for the average family to afford. The intermittent increasing cost of park tickets, rising on-site room rates, high-priced food and souvenirs — and all on top of your airfare and other travel expenses — can make a Disney ...

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