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Wordless Wednesday: Do You Want to be a Pirate?

If you'll be traveling with fans of Jack Sparrow, be sure to catch his show, Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial. Shows are held right outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and if your little ones are lucky, they may be one of 4 scallywags chosen to learn a ...

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Terrific Tuesdays: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Walt Disney has mastered the art of entertaining guests as they stand in line. Expedition Everest is a great example of how to entertain guests while immersing them into the story line.

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Disney with Special Needs: Keeping the Spirit Alive

I can't just wake up and decide that today would be a good day to visit the Mouse, and that means that there are stretches of time when I have to just settle for keeping the spirit alive in my heart.

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Disney with Little Ones: Minnie's Halloween Dine

We just returned home from 8 wonderful nights at Walt Disney World. One of the surprise highlights of our trip that I wanted to share with you today was Minnie's Halloween Dine.

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Running Trails

While it may be vacation, that doesn't mean you need to give up on your work out! In addition to the fitness centers that a number of the resorts have, you will also find some great running trails at many of the resorts.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Finding Nemo - The Musical

A favorite show at Disney's Animal Kingdom is Finding Nemo - The Musical in Animal Kingdom. This 1500 person theater comes alive with our friends from the sea: Marlin, Nemo, Dory, Crush and many other larger than life puppets.

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World located on Crescent Lake among a cluster of resorts between Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The resort features nautical-style décor and takes its elegant and stately inspiration from New England yacht clubs.

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Wordless Wednesday: Just a Bucket and a Broom

Anyone who has seen the movie Fantasia, will appreciate this area of Disney's All Star Movies Resort at Walt Disney World.

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World located on Crescent Lake among a cluster of resorts between Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The resort features nautical-style décor and takes its elegant and stately inspiration from New England yacht clubs. Continue reading

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World with a modern, clean design. It’s the closest Walt Disney World Resort hotel to the Magic Kingdom, and is one of the original resorts that opened along with the Magic Kingdom in 1971. Continue reading

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Disney World with Little Ones: Picking the Right Resort

One of the biggest decisions you will make for your Walt Disney World vacation is choosing where to stay. There are many considerations when choosing the perfect place for your family. Your budget, family size, and amenities desired all shape your decision. Continue reading

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Disney Vacation Planning: Choosing Your Disney Resort

Choosing where to stay on a Disney vacation is one of the most discussed and researched parts of planning a trip to Walt Disney World. Of course it’s easy to understand why, as the cost is a huge part of a Disney vacation budget. But I have also found that most folks are also looking at things beyond just cost: theme, amenities, location, and transportation are just a few of the things people consider when deciding on a Disney hotel or resort property. Continue reading

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Disney’s Epcot Resorts: The Benefits of Location, Location, Location

Having discussed Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge last week, I thought that this week, in light of the current Summer Room Discount promotion, that I would share my thoughts about some other Deluxe/Villa resorts: the Epcot resorts of the Boardwalk, Yacht and Beach Club, and Disney’s Swan and Dolphin. It may seem odd to talk about all 5 of these resorts in one post, but I do so for one reason…and the one that makes any/all of these resorts appealing to my family: location! Continue reading

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