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11 Park Tips from Walt Disney World Insiders

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Walt Disney World opened its doors on October 1, 1971 and is the most visited vacation resort in the world, with an average annual attendance of more than 52 million visitors. The property covers nearly 25,000 acres and only half of it has been used.  It comprises four theme parks, two water parks, twenty-seven Disney themed resort hotels, nine non-Disney hotels, ...

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11 Park Tips from Walt Disney World Insiders

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6.  Rider Switch Pass If you have small children who cannot or do not want to ride on an attraction, Rider Switch is for you.  One parent and the little one or ones wait outside the entrance while the other parent and rest of the party go through the queue as normal.  Let the cast member know you are doing ...

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11 Park Tips from Walt Disney World Insiders

Main St. USA

9.  Mobile Phone Ordering This recent addition to Disney ingenuity is a convenient way for you to skip the lines at select restaurants at all four parks.  Simply place your order from the My Disney Experience app, and when you arrive at the restaurant, head to a specially marked window and pick up your order.How cool is that?  And if ...

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11 Park Tips from Walt Disney World Insiders

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Let’s Recap! 1.  Be Prepared—Take photos of all your important paperwork, driver’s license, reservation confirmation, room number and location (if you’re staying on property).  2.  Magic Bands—Magic Bands are the greatest invention yet for Disney resort guests.  3.  Extra Magic Hours—The parks with Extra Magic Hours for Disney resort hotel guests tend to be the busiest the entire day, so you may ...

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How Hollywood Studios Park is changing in 2019

Mickey's Runaway Railway

4.  Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway Arriving in the fall of 2019, this new attraction will be utilizing the newest version of trackless technology.  Guests will board a 16-passenger train, which consists of four separate cars that hold four guests each (two rows of two), with Goofy at the helm.  The four-car train can separate at any time, offering a ...

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How Hollywood Studios Park is changing in 2019

Star Wars Resort

7.  “Star Wars” –“Battle Escape” attraction Guests will be put in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance. They will board a Resistance Troop Transport which will take them away from Bantuu towards this battle escape adventure.  The action will take place aboard a 8-passenger trackless ride vehicle and features an astromech droid attached to the ...

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How Hollywood Studios Park is changing in 2019

Let’s Recap! 1.  Wonderful World of Animation—This all-new cinematic nighttime experience will use state-of-the-art projection technology to take guests on a magical journey through more than 90 years of Disney animation—all beginning with Walt’s pride and joy, Mickey Mouse. 2.  Pixar Place—Pixar Place will be transforming into a Municiberg city block.  At the end of the city block, a dance party ...

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How Hollywood Studios Park is changing in 2019

Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park opened its doors on May 1, 1989 as Disney-MGM Studios theme park and was the third of four Disney theme parks at Walt Disney World in Florida. It was initially developed as both a theme park and an operating studio, with active film and television production services, animation facility branch, and a functioning backlot.  On opening ...

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The Windsor at Celebration, Florida: 11 Things We Love About This All New Retirement Community

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5.  Memory Care “Heartfelt Connections” is a Memory Care program which specializes in the care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.  This special program promotes physical and emotional well-being, supports daily functioning and maintains a sense of satisfaction, dignity, and quality of life.  For family members it provides greater comfort to know that your loved one ...

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