Tag Archives: Orlando

Newer Dining Venues Around Disney World You Still Haven’t Tried

Dining and Regal Eagle interior

By now, we all can agree that Walt Disney World Resort is host to a rather profuse lineup of different dining venues. You have full-service table seating, convenient on-the-go counter-service offerings, and unique presentations in both theming and menu at every location. Naturally, we all end up discovering our own set of personal favorites among the vast options. And the ...

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Convenient Places for Disney Resort Guests to Eat in Orlando

World Famous Boston Lobster Feast

As Disney Dining Plans remain in limbo for the present time, many would say that the act of dining at a Disney Restaurant just doesn’t hold the same appeal. Several Guests would agree that it was the convenience of having a prepaid dining plan that gave Disney a leg up on other desirable dining establishments in the area. So, without ...

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Brightline Confirms Cancellation of Disney Springs Station

Train to Disney World

Florida’s private high-speed passenger rail line, Brightline, has confirmed that it will no longer build a station on Disney World property as it expands from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Tampa. After a Disney spokesperson made the announcement that a Disney Springs station was no longer in the plans via Orlando Business Journal, Brightline’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Ben ...

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Where the Locals Like to Shop and Dine When Not on Disney Property

Locals taking time out from shopping

Have you ever wondered where Disney World locals head to when they aren’t actively visiting the parks or hanging out at Disney Springs? It may be difficult to believe that anyone would even want to go anywhere else, but there are in fact alternative places that area residents like to head to for shopping, dining, and more low-key experiences in ...

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Attention Disney-Bound Drivers: FL Gas Prices Near $5/Gallon!

Gas Prices Disney World

Whether driving from out of state, picking up a rental car at the airport, or borrowing a vehicle from a friend, Walt Disney World Resort Guests–and all tourists visiting the Greater Orlando Area–are going to face the highest gas prices the Sunshine State has seen in years. According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of regular gas in ...

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New Express Lanes on Interstate to Disney World in “Final Stages”

I-4 Disney World

The drive to the Walt Disney World Resort is soon expected to get a little easier. According to Orlando local NBC affiliate WESH, The Florida Department of  Transportation (FDOT) has announced its latest plan to alleviate the congested traffic on I-4–the interstate that connects Disney World to Orlando, Tampa, and all points in between–is in its “Final Stages.” The plan, ...

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Chef Richard Blais to Open First Orlando Restaurant Adjacent to Walt Disney World at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Foodies rejoice! A brand new restaurant by acclaimed Chef Richard Blais is opening up right next to the Walt Disney World Resort at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. This new restaurant will be the first in Orlando by Chef Blais and will introduce Guests visiting the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress to his unique spin on a tropical dining experience. Known ...

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