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A Review of Maria and Enzo’s Restaurant at Disney Springs

Maria and Enzo's

In the middle of winter 2017–18, the area of Disney Springs known as The Landing saw the opening of a new trio of concept restaurants — Pizza Ponte, Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante, and Enzo’s Hideaway — that not only serve up Italian-style fare in their own unique ways, but also share a romanticized “backstory” together. As the story goes, Maria ...

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8 Delightful Experiences at Animal Kingdom Area Resorts

All Star Music Pool

4. Swimming in a Musical Instrument-Shaped Pool at All-Star Music Have you ever swam in a pool shaped like a guitar or grand piano? Well at All-Star Music, that’s exactly what you can do. The guitar pool in particular is fun for older kiddos, since the Three Caballerosfountain in the middle likes to spray swimming passersby from time to time. ...

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8 Delightful Experiences at Animal Kingdom Area Resorts

Fire Pit Animal Kingdom Lodge

2. Roasting Marshmallows at Animal Kingdom Lodge For our money, it’s tough to beat Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Campfire Sing-A-Long over at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground, but we have to say, the marshmallow roasting experience at Animal Kingdom Lodge gives it a run for its money, if only because you get to do it right next to the wildlife viewing area. ...

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8 Delightful Experiences at Animal Kingdom Area Resorts

All Star Sports

6. Relaxing in a Beach Hammock at Coronado Springs Who doesn’t love lazily swaying back and forth in a hammock next to the ocean, with the cool, gentle sea breeze tickling your face and the palm tree leaves rustling as your cares simply melt away? (We’re getting sleepy just thinking about it, how about you?) Well as luck would have ...

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8 Delightful Experiences at Animal Kingdom Area Resorts

View out the window from Animal Kingdom Lodge

When one thinks of Walt Disney Resort Hotels which happen to be close to Disney World theme parks, the mind typically conjures images of Magic Kingdom’s “monorail resorts” — i.e. the Polynesian, the Contemporary, and the Grand Floridian — or Epcot Area Resorts like Yacht Club, Beach Club, BoardWalk Inn, and the Swan and Dolphin Hotels. However, there’s another park ...

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