Traded Disney for Universal? You’re Not Alone According to Recent Report

Universal beats disney

Every year the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) releases a report on the most visited theme parks in the world. Unsurprisingly, Walt Disney World’s 4 Parks usually top that list. 2020 brought many changes to the Parks, though, and the list for 2021 shows a startling shift. Universal Orlando now outpaces three of Disney World’s four theme parks.  Magic Kingdom easily ...

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Tips to Beat the Disney Crowds

The seasonal crowds at Walt Disney World have picked up again. Every year there is a small window of time after school starts when the crowds disappear, but they soon return with a vengeance just in time for the holidays. This week, Rise of the Resistance sported a 7-hour wait! 7 hours! Other rides saw at least an hour and ...

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Meet Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Newest Resident: Beni!

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Today’s daily dose of “aww” is brought to you by Animal Kingdom Lodge. The resort hotel at Walt Disney World is home to over 30 species of animals, each living in one of the resort’s 4 Savanna habitats. There are more than 200 animals here, and they recently just grew by one more! In July, Beni the Okapi was born ...

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The Best Magic Kingdom Attraction You’ve Probably Never Done!

Tom Sawyer Island

Whether you’ve been to Disney 100 times or are planning your first trip, you probably daydream about what you’d like to do once you’re there. Maybe you’ve even made a  “must-do list” for your day at Magic Kingdom, and it’s probably a great one. If I had to guess, I’d say your list has rides like Jungle Cruise,  Pirates of ...

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Don’t Wait! Disney Fab 50 Ornaments Now Available


Calling all Disney collectors! We may be in the middle of the fall season with pumpkin-spiced everything but ’tis the season to prepare for the holidays. And that’s exactly what Disney is doing with the release of the highly coveted Fab 50 character collection ornament set. Credit: Disney Walt Disney World Resort launched its 50th Anniversary over a year ago ...

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Genie+ Price Jumps to Highest Price Point Today

Disney Genie

Recently we reported that the price of Disney’s Genie+ had increased. Not only has it increased, but it will now be subject to daily pricing, like airline tickets, based on crowd levels and demand. The price for the premium service (that replaced the complimentary FastPass) will now range from $15-$22* per person per day. Since guests cannot purchase Genie+ ahead ...

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More WDW Price Price Increases, Character Meals See Jump

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It seems every other news story right now is price increases. While it isn’t exactly surprising g that prices increased when they did, it is a new fiscal year after, it is frustrating. Our Disney dollars don’t stretch quite as far as they used to and now they’re going to stretch even less. Recently Disneyland tickets went up. Next it ...

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Have A Disney Dining Adventure at T-REX

One of the hallmarks of Disney dining is the way a meal can quickly transform into an immersive and memorable experience. From meeting characters at Magic Kingdom‘s Crystal Palace to trying sushi for the first time as a family at Morimoto Asia, to dining through a rainforest thunderstorm at Rainforest CafĂ©.  Disney dining is so much more than just grabbing food on vacation. One of my family’s favorite fun table service dining spots at Disney Springs is T-REX. ...

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