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New Food Choices Make It Easy to Eat Healthy While at the Walt Disney World Resort

Eating at the Disney Parks doesn't always have to mean turkey legs, burgers, pizza, or chicken nuggets. There are now healthy food choices available at each park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

Last week Prince Eric's Village Market opened in New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, and guests will find Odwalla lemonade served with a fruit garnish, bottled water, juices, and teas, and snacks including fresh fruit, hummus, and Greek yogurt.

Largest Electric Car Rental Fleet in the Country Launches in Orlando with Walt Disney World Resort as a Partner

The next time you visit Orlando for a Walt Disney World vacation, maybe think about going green and renting an electric car.

The nation's largest electric car rental fleet is launching in Orlando as part of the Drive Electric Orlando program. And the Walt Disney World Resort is a partner in the program.

Interactive Glow with the Show Ear Hats to Debut at Walt Disney World Resort in October

If you've been to Walt Disney World, chances are you own at least one Mickey Mouse Ear Hat, and starting next month you can add an interactive, color-changing ear hat to your collection.

The Glow with the Show ear hats - which arrived at Disneyland in the summer of 2012 - are set to make their debut on October 15 during the 15th anniversary of Fantasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Many Disney Cast Members Find Path to Careers through Historically Black College and University Experience

Disney cast members come from all around the country and the world, and each take a different path to their careers. And for some, that path starts during their Historically Black College and University (HBCU) education.

The HBCU are colleges and universities in the United States, established prior to 1964, that with the intention of serving the African-American community. There are 106 historically black colleges and universities in the US.

The Walt Disney World Resort employs many HBCU alumni in many different roles.

Haunted Mansion Dooney & Bourke Bag to Debut at Disney Parks on Friday the 13th

The Haunted Mansion is getting its very own Dooney & Bourke handbag, and the purse is debuting on Friday, September 13.

This spooky new bag features a grey and black color palette with a pattern that is reminiscent of the wallpaper in the halls of the Haunted Mansion. The inside of the purse is a deep red colored fabric. The purse also has a special hangtag featuring the attractions iconic logo.

Meet Disney Legend and Author Marty Sklar at Book Events in Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Disney Legend and retired Imagineering executive Marty Sklar has authored a new book Dream It! Do It!: My Half-Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms, detailing his half-century long Disney career including working as Walt's right-hand man and helping to open 9 of the 11 Disney parks around the world.

Dapper Day Events Celebrate Stepping Out in Style at Disney Parks

For the past couple of years there has been an unofficial yet very fashionable event happening at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, and Disneyland Paris. It's called Dapper Day and it's a chance for attendees to look their best while visiting the parks.

Those participating in Dapper Day are encouraged to dress in sophisticated fashion - from vintage to contemporary styles - and active or retired military are encouraged to wear their dress uniforms.

Raglan Road Hosting the Great Irish Hooley During Labor Day Weekend

If you're searching for good food, great music, and maybe some Celtic dance this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort, then you need to stop at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant for a big Irish celebration.

The Great Irish Hooley - which is Irish slang for a party or celebration - is returning for a second year after great success last year. The event will feature traditional Irish food from celebrity chef Kevin Dundon, live music, and even dance workshops.

Walt Disney World Announces 2013 Candlelight Processional Narrators

Walt Disney World has announced the list of narrators for the 2013 Candlelight Processional and this list includes names like Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Denton.

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Expansion In The Works For Typhoon Lagoon

It looks like Walt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon is ramping up for a brand new expansion to the 56 acre tropical water park. While Disney hasn't announced a timeline for the expansion, 2.28 acres of land are being prepped on the north side of the existing site.

Top 5 Foods on a Stick at Walt Disney World

In honor of today being National Something On a Stick Day (yes, really) we thought it would be fun to check out our top 5 choices for best food on a stick at the Walt Disney World Resort. Most of our choices are sweet, but there is one savory item that made the list!

Changing and Cancelling Your Walt Disney World Reservations

We all look forward to our Walt Disney World Vacations once they're booked. However sometimes things don't go quite right and life rears it's ugly head, making for a trip that needs to be canceled or postponed. It's the worst-case scenario, but if you know what you need to do in advance it doesn't need to be difficult or fraught with drama. There have been some changes and updates since we first published this piece, so our regular guest blogger Holly L.

Resources for Planning The Perfect Walt Disney World Vacation

Planning a successful Walt Disney World vacation is not exactly for the faint of heart. There are a lot of details that can make or break your dream trip. However with a friendly guide, and the right tools, planning success can achieve fabulous results. We field a lot of questions here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups and one of the most common is "How do you know all this!" So the team thought that we should open up our virtual office door and share with you a few of our go to resources for planning the perfect Disney dream trip.

Travel Documents for Continental United States Travel

If you are an American, traveling within the United States, then travel documents are fairly easy to get together; but what exactly do you need to make a continental trip to Walt Disney World? For first time travelers it can feel daunting, but we're here to let you know ID requirements are easily met with a little preparation.

Attractions to Relax On: Hollywood Studios Edition

Since we last visited this subject, many things have changed at Disney's Hollywood Studios that have cut the attraction list down - but that doesn't mean that you can't find a spot to sit down and relax a bit while you keep on checking off your "to do" list.

Attractions to Relax On in the Magic Kingdom

In the middle of the day you may not need to head back to your room, but sometimes it's nice to take a little break in your touring schedule. These five great attractions let your party keep on touring while still giving everyone the chance to sit down and rest for a few minutes. Whether you want to get off of your feet or you're looking for a little climate control these classic attractions keep the magic alive and can help you rejuvenate.

Planning a Disney Trip with a Non-Disney Fan

If you are anything like me you live for planning your next Disney Vacation, you can see the park maps in your head. You know where you want to eat, and what your plan of attack will be. Any Disney fan would jump at the chance for the trip you're planning, but what if you won't be traveling with a Disney fan? Planning a trip to Walt Disney World with someone who doesn't understand can be a little trickier.

Here are some things to keep in mind:

Epcot's Holidays Around the World

One of the most enchanting parts of the Holidays at Walt Disney World to me is the magical expression of Holidays Around the World at Epcot. Each and every World Showcase pavilion is painstakingly decorated in it's unique cultural style to celebrate the joys of season. While taking a stroll along the 1.2 mile promenade you can immerse yourself in each country's traditions surrounding the winter holidays and listen to the marvelous storytellers.