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5 Life Lessons Walt Disney World Can Teach Us

Walt Disney World Castle

A trip to Walt Disney World can be an escape from the worries and troubles of everyday life. It’s nice to relax and enjoy your time in the Disney “bubble”. However, there are life lessons to be learned at Disney, both for children and adults. Here are 5 life lessons Walt Disney World can teach us. Can you think of ...

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Walt Disney World Park Hours 101 – Everything You Need To Know

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One of the most important things you need to do before your Walt Disney World vacation is check the scheduled park hours. Preliminary operating hours can be found as early as six months in advance. It’s also important to periodically check park hours as your vacation approaches, in case of changes or additions. Understanding how Disney park hours work will ...

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19 Secrets About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom Sign

The Magic Kingdom was Disney World’s first park, opening in 1971. It was patterned after California’s Disneyland. The Disney Imagineers (imagination + engineer) go to great lengths to transport the guest into the magic. Most guests miss the details in their hurry to experience the attractions. Next time you’re in the Magic Kingdom, look around at the details. Here are ...

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10 Swashbuckling Secrets About Pirates of the Caribbean in Walt Disney World

Pirates of the Caribbean

The Walt Disney World theme parks are full of classic attractions. One of the best is Pirates of the Caribbean in Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom. Pirates is suitable for families and appropriate for almost all ages. *Some youngsters might be frightened by the dark surroundings and the loud noises, especially during the battle scene, but generally, this is a ...

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8 Tips for Choosing Which Disney World Park to Visit on Which Day

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So, you’ve decided to take a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida! Now, it’s time to start planning. When will you go? Where will you stay? Where will you eat? If you’ve never been before, you may be planning to just show up and do whatever feels right on that day. During certain times of the year, that might ...

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9 Reasons Why You’ll Love Staying at Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort

Port Orleans Riverside

In the most basic sense, Walt Disney World resort hotels fall into 3 categories: Value, Moderate and Deluxe. In the moderate category, there are 4 hotels: Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Port Orleans Riverside and Port Orleans French Quarter. Disney’s moderate resorts hit the “sweet spot” in terms of price and amenities, compared to other resort categories. Here are 9 Reasons ...

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24 Tips and Secrets for Epcot

Epcot Monorail

Epcot is the second of four theme parks built at Walt Disney World. It opened as EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982, and spans 300 acres, more than twice the size of the Magic Kingdom. The acronym stands for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow”. It is dedicated to the celebration of human achievement, technological innovation and international culture, and is ...

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20 Disney World Hacks to Help Make Your Disney Trip Magical

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A trip to Walt Disney World is exciting and possibly a once-in-a-lifetime event for your family. If you are planning your first trip, or just haven’t been in a long time, you may not be aware of the size and scope of the “Most Magical Place on Earth”. You will benefit greatly from doing a little pre-trip research and listening ...

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