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10 Things We Love About Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Resort

Port Orleans Lobby

6. You can get lost in the music! You can’t have New Orleans without music—it just wouldn’t be right. And apparently, Disney agrees. Everywhere you turn on the Port Orleans Resort property, you will hear music and see reminders of the role music plays in New Orleans culture. Immerse yourself in the lively sound of jazz music—it’s hard not to ...

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10 Things We Love About Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Resort

Port Orleans French Quarter

10. It’s double the Disney fun! Disney’s Port Orleans Resort is divided into two separate hotels—Port Orleans – Riverside and Port Orleans – French Quarter. Both hotels immerse Guests in the rich history and culture of life in New Orleans. Imagine doubling the fun of Mardi Gras, Creole and Cajun food and jazz, and you’ve got a bit of an ...

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10 Things We Love About Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Resort

In addition to being the most magical vacation destination on the planet, the Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida is also the most magical place to find lodging accommodations. Not only does Disney World offer limitless choices of attractions, rides, shows and other family entertainment—this fantastic wonderland also offers a wide array of resort hotels. There are even cabins ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

wedding couple

1. A Wedding at Disney World – $5,000 to $50,000+ As long as we’re splurging, why not plan a wedding at Disney World? Custom weddings are created for Guests based on what they want as part of the nuptials. Do you want Mickey and Minnie to join you for your big day? That can be arranged for about $1,800. Do ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

Disney Dolphin Encounters

5. Dolphins in Depth at EPCOT – $199 This 3-hour tour (no reference to Gilligan’s Island) takes place at The Seas with Nemo and Friends pavilion at EPCOT and includes about 30 minutes in waist-deep water with dolphins, visiting with dolphin trainers, taking part in a research session with marine mammal specialists and more. If you plan to get in ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

VIP Tours

4. Ultimate Day of Thrills VIP Tour – $299 During this 7-hour tour that includes lunch, you and your family will have access to major attractions at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Don’t have a FastPass+? Don’t worry—during this tour, you won’t have to wait in line for those fabulous attractions that usually have long queues. The cost ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

Dooney and Bourke

3. A Disney Dooney – varies This is more of a purchase than an experience, but it’s so much fun to look at Disney Dooney & Bourke bags. The hard part is deciding on the one you want to take home. The Disney Parks Icon tote will cost you $468. For $308, you can take home a Star Wars – ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

Disney Annual Pass

2. Disney World Platinum Annual Passes – $904 to $1,010 If your family is anything like mine, you don’t have to live close to Disney in order to be there every 6 to 12 months. The minute school is out for summer, we’re packed up and headed to our happy place! We stay for nearly 3 weeks at a time, ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

Utilidor

6. VIP Tour Service in the parks – $2,915 to $4,200+ This tour lasts a minimum of 7 hours and does not include park admission. Up to 10 Guests can take part in the tour which begins with a Cast Member picking you up in a private vehicle, “efficient” access to attractions (which is Disney lingo for no waiting in ...

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10 Splurge-Worthy Experiences at Walt Disney World

seas

7. Aqua Tour at EPCOT – $145 This fascinating tour is offered at The Seas with Nemo and Friends pavilion in Future World at EPCOT. It is a 2 ½-hour experience that includes snorkeling for 30 minutes in the pavilion’s 5.7 million-gallon salt water aquarium. The tour also includes a video presentation that gives Guests information about the amazing creatures ...

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