Author Archives: Robin Swanson

8 Facts And Secrets About Wishes in Walt Disney World

Wishes, the firework show at the Magic Kingdom, debuted on October 9, 2003, and fans have loved it ever since. The show replaced the long-running Fantasy in the Sky, and has several seasonal updates, such as HalloWishes and Holiday Wishes. Read on below for more facts and secrets about Wishes! 8. Try a New View Main Street and the Hub ...

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8 Facts And Secrets About Fantasmic! in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Fantasmic! is 26 minutes of Disney characters on stages, water screens, and boats. The show is primarily about Mickey’s fight against nightmares, but features dozens of other beloved characters along the way. Fantasmic! is shown in the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater, tucked into the back corner of the park, with Tower of Terror. Disneyland and Tokyo Disneyland have similar shows with ...

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8 Fabulous Walt Disney World Magic Band Tips

Walt Disney World began testing MagicBands in late 2013. The bands are silicon wrist bands that function as room key, park ticket, Fastpass, and credit card (for those who wish to attach one to the band). It makes for a very on-the-go park experience. As with much of the new My Disney Experience, many guests are still unfamiliar with how ...

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Do You Know These 6 Secrets About Disney’s Beach Club Resort

The Beach Club Resort is a Deluxe hotel located in the Epcot or Boardwalk area along Crescent Lake. The hotel is comprised of standard rooms and Disney Vacation Club Villas. Beach Club, and its sister resort, the Yacht Club, share most amenities, most notably, the well-known pool, Stormalong Bay. Beach Club guests enjoy close proximity to both Epcot and Disney’s ...

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Top 8 Disney Pro Tips for Free Dining At Walt Disney World

Free Dining is a popular promotion that Walt Disney World occasionally offers during the slower times of the year. As the name implies, guests who book a room and ticket package at eligible resorts receive one of Disney’s Dining Plans for free. Here are eight tips for your next visit during Free Dining! 8. Pack in the People With the ...

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7 Facts And Secrets About Disney’s Value Resorts

Art of Animation Resort

Walt Disney World has over two dozen resort hotels, categorized into three tiers: Deluxe, Moderate, and Value. For the most part, the Deluxe hotels (like Grand Floridian or the Polynesian) get the most buzz. With the exception of Art of Animation, not very many people know about the various Value resorts. Here are seven facts and secrets about Disney’s Value ...

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8 Tasty Snack Tips To Know At Walt Disney World

Sometimes, it can feel like there are as many snack stands in Walt Disney World as there are garbage cans. There are so many options, from cookies, to popcorn, to cupcakes, to soft pretzels and more! It can get overwhelming fast, so here are eight tasty tips about snacks that you might not see in other articles! 8. Not All ...

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