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Celebrate the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

If you're making plans to celebrate July 4 at The Walt Disney World Resort we have details on where to go and what to do. The theme parks and resort hotels are celebrating the Fourth of July with special fireworks displays, live performances, and even a cookout.

Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Dooney & Bourke Designs, Talking Skull Returns to Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another round-up of Disney news. Today we're talking about the new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections coming to the Disney Parks this summer, the return of the talking skull on Pirates of the Caribbean, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Learn to Speak Na’vi, New Photo Capture at Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Monday! We're back with another Disney news round-up. Today we have news about Pandora - The World of Avatar, a new attraction photo at Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

Booking Now Open for Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and Holiday Wishes Dessert Party

If you're making plans to attend either Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, you can now book a reservation for the special dessert parties too! Booking is now open for both the Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and the Holiday Wishes Dessert Party.

Disney News Round-Up: Preferred Parking at Disney Springs, Disney Attendance Down in 2016, and More

Happy Tuesday! Today's news round-up includes a few stories about Disney Springs and some news about a dip in attendance numbers at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2016. Read on to find out more!

Disney Guests Help Create Animal Enrichment Items at the Animal Kingdom

Guests visiting Rafiki's Planet Watch at Disney's Animal Kingdom have the chance to design enrichment for the park's animal residents. Enrichment is important to the daily routine of the animals at the Animal Kingdom, encouraging them to "do what comes naturally" in their natural behaviors.

Disney News Round-up: New Restaurants Coming to Disney Springs, Frozen Summer Games, and More

Happy Thursday! We've almost made it through this shortened week, and today we have another news round-up full of fun Disney news. Just when you thought Disney Springs couldn't grow any more we have new of five new restaurants coming by 2108. Read on to find out more.

Disney News Round-up: All the News for Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar officially opened at Disney's Animal Kingdom on Saturday, May 27 with record crowds and wait times of more than three hours for both attractions in the new land. Today we're catching you up on all the Pandora-related news you might have missed.

Disney News Round-up: The Magic of Pixar Live Debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Food News, and More

Happy Monday! It's been a whirlwind weekend of Pandora news, but today we're checking out some other non-Pandora stuff that's happening at Disney World. The round-up today includes details on the new live show at Disney's Hollywood Studios and more!

Pandora News Round-up: Disney Dedicates Pandora, New Pandora-Themed Wilderness Explorer Badges, and More

Pandora - The World of Avatar opens Saturday, May 27, and this week Disney held an official dedication ceremony for the new land as part of a media preview event. Disney CEO Bob Iger was joined by Avatar director James Cameron and cast members from the film for the dedication.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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“Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” Makes Its Debut Inside The American Adventure

Epcot's American Heritage Gallery at The American Adventure opened the doors on a new art exhibit last week. The 89 cultural pieces on display represent 40 different American Indian tribes from seven geographic regions across the United States. "Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art" is an exciting exhibition that is now open for Guests to explore.

6 Must Have Apps For Walt Disney World Travel

When planning a Walt Disney World Vacation, technology can play a big part in getting the show on the road. Travel apps, loaded onto your smart phone, can put all the travel documents and information you could ever need right at your fingertips. Disney's no different with proprietary tech that helps you to interact with the entire resort. Here are my must have travel apps for a Walt Disney World vacation.

Tips for a Child Less Walt Disney World Vacation

Walt Disney World is the Vacation Kingdom of the world, and every year millions of families flock to Florida to indulge in this right of passage vacation. We know that Walt Disney World is also an amazing place to travel for adults even without the kids. While you will find children in all corners of the Walt Disney World Resort, we've pulled together some suggestions of where to go (and where to avoid) if you want to do Disney child... less.

6 Disney Vacation Mistakes To Avoid

One of the undeniable reasons that Walt Disney World is such a popular vacation destination is that it appeals to a broad range of travelers. As such, I try very hard not to promote one style of travel over another. That being said there are some definite Disney travel mistakes that you can make. Let's take a look at a few of the biggest "don'ts" people make on Disney vacations, and get a few ideas of how to work around it.

Tips For Staying Healthy During Travel

Traveling is amazing, and a Walt Disney World vacation might be just what the doctor ordered for you and your family. But venturing out into the world can also come with it's own set of problems when it comes to taking care of our health. Here are our top tips to help you stay healthy during travel.

5 More Things To Do On Your Departure Day At Disney

People are always asking me what to do on days at Walt Disney World that they don't really have the time to get in a Park visit. We've explored some of the many options offered in our previous post What To Do On Arrival & Departure Days At Walt Disney World, but it really just scratches the surface. Here are 5 more things to do on your departure day at Disney.

2018 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages

The preliminary list of celebrity narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional has been announced and booking open soon for the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages available at participating Epcot and Epcot-area restaurants.

Top Ten Tips For Waiting In Long Queues At Walt Disney World

If there is one thing you can count on during your Walt Disney World vacation, it's that you're going to have to wait in line. You can be sure that if you're headed for newer attractions, such as those in Toy Story Land and Pandora: The World of Avatar, the standby wait times are going to be several hours long. That's quite a chunk of time. But as the meerkat says "Hakuna Matata," because we've got the Top Ten Tips For Waiting In Long Queues At Walt Disney World.

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Planned For Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Incredible Sumer has brought Disney fans a wealth of things to be excited about at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Disney's Hollywood Studios has been especially super with the highly anticipated opening of Toy Story Land.

The Fun To Come In Toy Story Land

Updated For Opening Weekend! #DisneyParksLIVE kicked off opening weekend with a livestream of the opening dedication ceremony for Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This highly anticipated event marks the first phase completion of the Theme Parks's expansion project. Toy Story Land is designed to shrink you down to toy size as you enjoy the childlike world of Andy's backyard.