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Free breakfast, iPod docking stations, and coffee makers are nothing compared to some of the whacky hotel amenities we found. From vintage record players to pet psychologists, here are five quirky — and dare we say somewhat outrageous — amenities that can be found at hotel chains across the country. ... Read More

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Even though vodka originated in Europe, we love it so much here in the States that we’ve dedicated an entire day to celebrating it. Yep, October 4 is National Vodka Day. Here are four places where you can honor the popular spirit. ... Read More

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Watching the fireworks over Cinderella’s Castle at the Magic Kingdom is perhaps one of the most popular experiences at Walt Disney World. What’s not so magical? The hoard of crowds during the show and the mad crush to exit the theme park after. If you’re done with all the... Read More

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Disney Cinderella Castle at Christmas

[Updated June 2016] To say that Disney World in Orlando, Florida pulls out all the stops for the holidays is an understatement. Starting in September, the Magic Kingdom is decked out in fall and Halloween décor. The entire resort, including the parks and hotels, later makes the transition to Christmas decorations in... Read More

Disney Saratoga Springs Villa Resort

[Updated June 2016] Disney World hotels are designed for a variety of interests, budgets, and travel needs. The 20-some-odd hotels are divided into four resort categories: Value, Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villas. The latter are ideal for those who’d like some extra space and the comforts of home while on... Read More

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[Updated August 2016] Pop quiz: Where can you find Florida’s third largest bus fleet? Correct answer: Disney World. With a bus fleet that’s third in size to the cities of Miami and Jacksonville, Disney World offers resort guests complimentary transportation. Guests can forgo renting a car and take advantage of the bus service, plus... Read More

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[Updated July 2016] Any trip to Disney World usually feels like a special event, but did you know that the resort hosts unique parties and festivals all year long? Here’s what you can expect from six of the most popular celebrations. ... Read More

Disney World Clock

[Updated June 2016] Vacation time is precious, and that’s especially true if you’re going to Walt Disney World — a destination that guarantees you’ll spend a lot of time waiting in line. Here are five things that you can do before you leave home to save time on your Disney vacation. ... Read More

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We’re game to celebrate nearly every food- or drink-focused holiday (National Margarita Day, anyone?), so we’re excited that August is Rum Month. Rum is the elixir of both swash-buckling pirates and bleary-eyed Caribbean travelers alike. But some folks have rum misconceptions: They think only of umbrella-topped super-sweet frozen drinks or... Read More

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[Updated June 2016] Several things are synonymous with Walt Disney World: iconic characters, turkey legs, Space Mountain, and long lines. Attractions without long lines are the anomaly, and not the rule, at the “Most Magical Place on Earth,” but that doesn’t mean you have to spend your whole vacation waiting. Read... Read More

B Resort & Spa, a non-Disney hotel on Disney property

While the 36 Disney-owned hotels at Walt Disney World Resort undoubtedly enhance your Magical Kingdom experience, they’re not the only way to go. On the resort are also other major hotel brands that have partnered with Disney to bring you official benefits and complimentary transportation to the key attractions.... Read More

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[Updated June 2016] Summer’s here. In Orlando, that means high temperatures and even higher humidity. Here are nine spots throughout the Disney World parks where you can get some relief. ... Read More

Disney World Monorail, Contemporary Resort, Orlando

[Updated June 2016] Clearly, Disney World offers a travel experience that you can’t exactly replicate anywhere else. From its signature rides to its extravagant parades and fireworks, no other amusement park does it quite like Disney. Its unique offerings go well beyond that, however. Here are some unique things that... Read More

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Disney's Frozen-Themed Parade in Orlando

[Updated August 2016] Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Disney’s animated film Frozen has become a global sensation since its release last year. It’s currently the highest-grossing animated film of all time, and the demand for film merchandise at Disney Stores led to the implementation of... Read More

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[Updated May 2016] Disney World clearly covers all the bases when it comes to creating a whimsical atmosphere, from naming the rides, to piping the scent of freshly baked cookies out onto Main Street, USA. So it’s no surprise that the Disney Imagineers have come up with some Disney-specific terms for... Read More