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Writer’s Stop to Remain Open for a Little Longer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The popular Writer's Stop at Disney's Hollywood Studios is reportedly not closing on April 2 with the majority of the Streets of America. According to several reports, the coffee shop will become the Sci-Fi Dine-In Lounge on April 3.

Dates Announced for 2016 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties

Disney has announced the dates for this fall's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. The first party is scheduled for September 2 and the party is held on select nights through October 31.

New Nighttime Event at the Magic Kingdom and a New Room Discount for this Summer

There's a brand-new nighttime event coming to the Magic Kingdom for a limited time this spring, and Disney recently announced a new summer vacation deal that includes a limited edition MagicBand! Read on to find out about these stories and more.

Walt Disney World Resort Reportedly Testing Premium Parking at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot

If you choose to park at the Magic Kingdom or Epcot while visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, you might soon be able to pay more money to get a "premium" parking spot that is closer to the main entrance of the parks.

Characters from ‘Zootopia’ Coming to Walt Disney World, Water Tower Installed at Disney Springs, and More

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort soon there are several exciting things happening including new characters coming to the Magic Kingdom and an extension of same-day reservations at a new table service restaurants. Read on to find out more!

Exciting Food News at the Walt Disney World Resort

There's some really exciting food news coming out of the Walt Disney World Resort this week. A Magic Kingdom restaurant is offering table service dining during the busy spring season, cupcakes are coming to Disney Springs, and so much more.

New Stage Show, ‘Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire,’ Debuts at Magic Kingdom this Summer

An all-new stage show is coming to the Magic Kingdom this summer. Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire stars Mickey Mouse and characters from The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, and Frozen in a show filled with "magic, music, and merriment."

Disney Vacation Club Announces '25 and Beyond Bash' at the Magic Kingdom

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and part of the celebration includes a '25 and Beyond Bash' at the Magic Kingdom. This event is planned for two nights and is a complimentary event for DVC members.

The Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen Opens at the Magic Kingdom

After months of waiting the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen is finally open at the Magic Kingdom. The restaurant was in "soft opening" since December 13 but today is the official opening day. The Skipper Canteen is located in Adventureland.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for December

It's time to get your holiday shopping started with a little help from the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney recently announced the special merchandise events for the month of December and you're sure to find something for everyone on your list if you're lucky enough to be in town for the events!

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Deluxe Studio Villas At Disney's Contemporary Bay Lake Tower

Bay Lake Tower (BLT) at Disney's Contemporary Resort is a Disney Vacation Club Resort with Deluxe Villa Accommodations. No matter how many guests are in your party, there is a villa at BLT that will suit your needs - from a studio that can sleep four, up to a three bedroom grand villa that sleeps twelve! There are also three views to choose from including a Standard view (courtyard, parking lot), Lake view (Bay Lake) and Theme Park view (Magic Kingdom).

Fast Facts About Walt Disney World Monorails

Getting around the Walt Disney World Resort can be an adventure all its own, and I wouldn't think of spending time in the vacation kingdom without being sure to take a ride on the monorail. This highway in the sky is free to guests and is the perfect way to do some hotel hop shopping, or even drink your way around the Seven Seas Lagoon on a monorail crawl.

Top 10 "Coolest" Attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the temperatures continue to soar during the Coolest Summer Ever at the Walt Disney World Resort it seemed like a good time to talk about the "coolest attractions" in the theme parks. And we're not talking about 'Oh man, Space Mountain is so cool!' but rather we're talking about the attractions that are "cool" and where you won't melt into a puddle on the sidewalk.

Getaway Tips For A Three Night Trip

Sometimes you just need a long weekend to get away from it all, a quick trip to recharge your batteries. My little secret, if that I don't count out Walt Disney World when I just want to run away. While many Disney fans are always working on those long week plus family vacation, I'm happy to jet down an get a quick fix in whenever I can. Because the quick getaway is often all about working with money you have on hand rather than saving, sometimes, I don't even go to a Theme Park.

The Patriotic Symbolism Of Liberty Square

Happy Birthday, America! OK, so I'm a couple days early, but what better way to celebrate than by taking a virtual tour of Liberty Square. In the midst of all of the fantastic action that exists elsewhere in Magic Kingdom, it's easy to understand why many guests rush through this area on their way to their next fast pass or dining reservation, but to rush through Liberty Square is to miss Walt Disney Imagineering at its finest.

Theme Park Survival Tips For A 4th of July at Walt Disney World

With Independence Day almost upon us, Disney fans are making plans to head to the Parks to celebrate the holiday. While this isn't quite as crowded as Christmas or New Year's Eve, Guests should be prepared for some of the largest crowds of the year. Here are a few survival tips for enjoying your Disney 4th of July.

Where To Find Tinker Bell In The Magic Kingdom

Since 1953 Tinker Bell has been delighting Disney fans with her sassy attitude and spritely spirit. Widely regarded as a symbol for Disney magic, Peter Pan's Fairy friend holds a special place in the Disney history. As such, there are plenty of opportunities for fairy fans to get a glimpse of this beloved character.

Big, Bright Beautiful Balloons At Walt Disney World

Disney Parks have been selling helium filled balloons since 1955, and they've become a time tested fan favorite souvenir for Walt Disney World guests of all ages. While these bright and beautiful souvenirs are always popular, there are just a couple of things to remember when considering a purchase.

Grab a Quick Snack at the Magic Kingdom’s Golden Oak Outpost

If you're traveling from Adventureland to Frontierland and you're feeling a bit hungry but you don't want to deal with crowds at Pecos Bill's Tall Tale Inn and Cafe, we suggest stopping by the Golden Oak Outpost. This quick serve kiosk is located across from Pecos Bill's and if you're lucky enough to find it open, you're sure to find something good to eat.

Tortuga Tavern: A Seasonal Quick Service Spot at the Magic Kingdom

If you happen to be visiting the Magic Kingdom during the busy summer months, spring break, or even during the winter holiday season you might have a chance to dine at Tortuga Tavern. This quick service spot serves Mexican fare and is only open seasonally for lunch and dinner, which means if the crowds are big enough you'll probably be able to dine there.