Disney World Closures & Refurbishments for March 2014 and Beyond

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Refurb/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at http://www.disneyworld.comMagic Kingdom ▪ Splash Mountain Jan. 6 ­ Mar. 21, 2014▪ Splashdown Photos Jan. 6 ­ Mar. 21, 2014 ▪ Monorail ­ MK Express Jan. 21 ­ Mar. 21, 2014 ▪ Pinocchio's Village Haus Feb. 17 ­ Mar. 30, 2014 ▪ The Plaza Restaurant Feb. 17 ­ Mar. 15, 2014 ▪ Big Thunder Mountain April 7 ­ 9, 2014 ▪ Pirates of the Caribbean April … [Read more...]





Disney Dining at Kimonos in Disney’s Swan Resort

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 While at Walt Disney World last week I had an opportunity to drop by Kimonos at Disney's Swan Resort. I have heard many great things from various Disney Fans who love sushi and thought it would be a great time to check it out. I am sure glad I did... While not a huge restaurant it does have the Japanese Sushi Bar feel to it. With a full bar, sushi chefs preparing their fresh fish, kimonos adoring the walls, and karaoke up front, the design of the room has a very laid … [Read more...]





Kim Smith Shatters Disney Princess Half Marathon Course Record

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After the Disney Princess Half Marathon course record was clipped the past two years, three-time Olympian Kim Smith essentially shredded it Sunday, winning the event in a blistering 1:11:49.Smith, a 32-year-old New Zealand native who lives in Rhode Island, lowered the event record by nearly six minutes, easily erasing Rachel Booth’s previous mark of 1:17:38 from last year.Smith’s record-setting performance wasn’t unexpected. She ran a 1:07:36 in 2011, which still stands as the fastest … [Read more...]





St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Invites Wearin’ of the Green at Downtown Disney March 7-17

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Music and merriment abound when the most authentic St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Central Florida comes to Downtown Disney March 7-17.The celebration at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant and throughout Downtown Disney pays homage to Celtic culture with nearly 10 top Irish bands and pro dancers performing on three stages during select days of the festival. With performances starting nightly March 7-14 from 5 to 1 a.m. March 15-17 on stages indoors and out, guests can don their finest … [Read more...]





Join us this weekend at the Princess Half Marathon

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 The gang from Chip and Co will be out at the Princess Half Marathon in Walt Disney World this weekend. Many of the writers and Destinations in Florida agents will be running in the various events and even I will be there!We have 2 special meetups going on that you should drop by and pay us a visit.Friday Feb 21st we will be having a meetup at the Polynesian Resort Beach/Pool area starting at 7:00pm till Wishes is over. Click here for full details and to RSVP. Then on … [Read more...]