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New I-4 Exit for Disney Springs Opens for Motorists

Guests traveling to the Walt Disney World Resort via Interstate 4 can now use the new ramp that takes them directly to Disney Springs. The ramp on westbound I-4 takes drives right into one of the new parking garages for the shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

ABC Daytime’s ‘The Chew’ Celebrates the 20th Epcot Food and Wine Festival this Week

If you aren't able to make to the 20th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival this year, just tune in to ABC's The Chew all this week. The cast of the popular cooking and talk show traveled to the Festival earlier this month and taped a week's worth of shows.

New Designs Released in the Disney Collection by Vera Bradley

The Disney Collection by Vera Bradley has added two new patterns to the collection. The new colors debuted at a special release event this week at Cherry Tree Lane in the Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs.

New Chocolate Shop, The Ganachery, Coming to Disney Springs

Chocolate fans are going to love the newest addition coming to Disney Springs later this year. A new chocolate shop, The Ganachery, is scheduled to open at the shopping, dining, and entertainment district before the end of the year.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for October

If you have plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this month there are several special merchandise events planned including artist showcases, signings, and even a Precious Moments release. Events are planned for several locations around Walt Disney World.

Downtown Disney Officially Becomes Disney Springs

It's official. Downtown Disney is no more as the shopping, dining, and entertainment district is now Disney Springs. The name change became official on September 29. Construction continues at Disney Springs with more shops and restaurants planned before the project is completed in 2016.

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Opening on September 22 in Downtown Disney

As Downtown Disney continues its transformation to Disney Springs, another new restaurant is set to open next week. Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar, located at The Landing, is opening on September 22 just in time for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival crowds.

‘Holidays at Disney Springs’ to Include Family Favorites and New Holiday Fun

The holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort will include the newly-named 'Holidays at Disney Springs.' As Downtown Disney's transformation to Disney Springs continues, guests will have a chance to experience favorite holiday events and even some new additions.

Morimoto Asia Set to Open in Downtown Disney on September 30

Morimoto Asia, the first pan-Asian restaurant from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, is set to open on September 30 at The Landing in Downtown Disney (soon-to-be Disney Springs). Reservations will be available via Open Table on September 16.

The Great Irish Hooley Returns to Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant on Labor Day Weekend

The Fourth Annual Great Irish Hooley is planned for Labor Day Weekend at Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant in Downtown Disney (soon to be Disney Springs). This halfway to St. Patrick's Day celebration starts Friday, September 4 and runs through Monday, September 7.

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Top Walt Disney World Hotels When You Have Teens That Want To Roam

As your kids get older, it's natural for a family trip to Walt Disney World takes on a different air and feel. While Guests under the age of 14 are required to have supervision, teens over 14 can stretch their wings and explore the property a little further on their own. When my kids were that age, it was important to that we stayed at a resort on property that allowed them more than enough fairly nearby entertainment options when I let them go off on their own.

11 of the Most Romantic Places at Walt Disney World

The world's Vacation Kingdom has become a hot spot of love birds looking to get away, while still having some wholesome fun. While we all know about enjoying Days in the Park, nights become enchanted, and we've got a list of 11 of the Most Romantic Places at Walt Disney World.

2018 Will Be An Incredible Summer At Walt Disney World

It will be an Incredible Summer this year at Walt Disney World, with immersive experiences taking Guests deep into the worlds of their favorite Disney films. Visitors can look forward to something special going on in all four Theme Parks and Disney Springs, with new shows, attractions, meet and greets, and an entirely new Land! It all kicks off staring Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, 2018.

George Miliotes' Wine Bar George To Open In Spring 2018 At Disney Springs

Ron Rupert named executive chef and wine-bar interior details revealed
Master Sommelier George Miliotes has just named Ron Rupert as the Executive Chef for his Wine Bar George. Wine Bar George will be the only Master Sommelier-led wine bar in Florida. Along with featuring a wine list of more than 100 selections by the bottle and glass, Wine Bar George will have an expertly created menu of small plates, sharable plates, cheese and charcuterie boards, and desserts.

Disney News and Rumors This Week

After 90 years as a screen legend and fashion icon Minnie Mouse has finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The prestigious ceremony was attended by Minnie, Mickey, Disney CEO Bob Iger, and the host of ABC's American Idol Katy Perry, as well as a bevy of adoring fans. Happy 90th Minnie, you look just as beautiful as when you were first drawn. If you would like to celebrate Minnie Mouse, be sure to Rock The Dots during this special year.

2018 Brings New Perks For Disney Springs Resort Area Hotel Guests

The new year brought exciting new benefits for guests staying at any of the seven great Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels. Located on Hotel Plaza Boulevard, just across the road from Disney Springs, these partner hotels offer many of the same amenities as the Disney Resorts.

Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante Opens At Disney Springs

Riding the wave of excitement from the past weeks openings of Pizza Ponte and The Edison, the next new addition to Disney Springs comes in the form of Maria & Enzo's Ristorante.

Exciting Things Await At Walt Disney World In 2018

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018! Are you ready for another great year of everything Walt Disney World? Today we're looking forward all the exciting things this 2018 is said to have in store at Walt Disney World. There's so much to look forward to it's hard to contain my excitement!

The Edison Complex Opens Its Doors For The New Year At Disney Springs

New Year's Eve is always an optimistic time for people to look forward to the future, while keeping in mind the joys of the past. The uniquely themed areas of Walt Disney World make for an especially fun ways to welcome the New Year like nowhere else. This year the place to be on first night is the brand new restaurant, bar and nighttime destination at Disney Springs - The Edison.

Six Walt Disney World Things I'm Thankful For

There is not a time in my memory that I wasn't a Disney traveler. I raised my kids on Disney trips, just like my parents took me, and their parents took them to Disneyland. Walt Disney World, and the opportunities that it has given me, are things that I am truly thankful for. While it's easy to be nostalgic and emotional about Disney, I also know that there are many very quantifiable reasons that my diverse family keeps returning to Disney Parks over and over again. Below are six Walt Disney World things that I am exceptionally thankful for.