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Jimmie is a retired school teacher from Texas, who has been going to Disney World for 25 years. He has experience in taking large groups to Disney, in addition to taking his own children and grandchildren. Jimmie and his wife Rhonda make annual trips to Disney World, Disneyland, and sail on the Disney Cruise Line.

Have You Heard These 20 Secrets From Walt Disney World Cast Members?

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Walt Disney World employs more than 66,000 cast members, spending more than $1.2 billion on payroll each year. The largest single-site employer in the United States, Walt Disney World has more than 3,700 job classifications. While cast members are not really supposed to share behind-the-scenes secrets with the general public, today’s modern technology along with the internet allows cast member secrets to find their ...

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Have You Heard These 10 Amazing Facts About The Seas In Epcot’s Future World?

The Seas Epcot

An often-overlooked attraction at Epcot is the SeaBase that is part of The Seas With Nemo and Friends in Future World. Many guests ride the attraction, visit the gift shop and then move on. On your next trip, take time to visit the aquarium and exhibits here. It will be well worth your time! Here are 10 Amazing Facts about ...

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Do You Know These 10 Secrets About Hollywood Studios?

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios opened in 1989 as the third theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort. This is where the magic of movies and television come to life, themed around the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood Age. Like all Disney theme parks, Hollywood Studios is full of secrets cleverly integrated into the park. Here are 10 secrets you ...

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Have You Tried These 7 Restaurants We Can’t Get Enough Of At Walt Disney World?

Tusker House

For most Walt Disney World guests, especially veteran parkgoers, dining is a big part of a Disney vacation. From signature dining to counter-service to snacks and drinks, Walt Disney World has it all. There are literally dozens of restaurants to choose from, all around Disney property. If you are new to Disney World planning, you may be under the mistaken ...

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10 Things You Must Know About the Magic Kingdom

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The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is the most popular theme park in the world, annually hosting almost 20 million guests. It opened in 1971 and was patterned after Disneyland in California. Although it has changed somewhat since opening day, it remains true to Walt Disney’s vision of a place where families can play together. The Magic Kingdom is ...

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20 Experiences Disney Fanatics Wouldn’t Think Of Missing At Walt Disney World

Cinderella's Castle

Walt Disney World is a big place with myriad things to do. There is no way you can do it all in one trip or even several trips. Disney is always changing so there are new things to do every time you go. With that being said, there are certain things that are classic Disney World-experiences Disney fanatics wouldn’t think ...

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Top 10 Favorite Places to Stay Outside Of Walt Disney World Resort

Four Seasons Pool

Are you planning a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida? Perhaps you are also considering other central Florida entertainment options such as Sea World or Universal. Maybe you’re looking to save money. If so, you may want to consider hotels outside of Disney World, for easier access to everything central Florida has to offer. Here are 10 of our ...

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20 Reasons Walt Disney World Is the Most Magical Place On Earth

20 Reasons

Walt Disney World in central Florida is considered by many to be the most magical place on earth. Why? The reasons are myriad. Here are 20 reasons. Can you think of more? 1) Cast Members – The Disney parks are well-known for their hospitality. The cast members believe that their job is to make your vacation special. You may occasionally ...

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15 Delightful Secrets About Epcot’s World Showcase

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My favorite area in all of Walt Disney World is World Showcase, in Epcot. Eleven different countries are represented around World Showcase Lagoon. They are: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, Colonial America, Japan, Morocco, France, the United Kingdom and Canada. Each “country” offers representative landmarks, architecture, artifacts, dining, shopping, and native cast members. To really get the full experience, you ...

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8 Secrets People Don’t Know About Liberty Square in Magic Kingdom

Liberty Square

The Magic Kingdom is the world’s most popular theme park. It has six lands, set up in a hub and spoke pattern. Starting at the front of the park and moving clockwise, the six lands are: Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland. Each land is themed to a certain time and/or place. Perhaps the smallest but ...

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