Disney Parks Continues Special Ticket, Room Rates In A Salute to U.S. Military

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Disney has shared some exciting news- special military pricing has been extended through December 20th, 2015.  Theme park tickets and accommodation offers  for active duty and retired U.S. military personnel at Disney's domestic sites will remain available for bookings into December.   Walt Disney World ticket prices will be the same as the current offer which is:Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option for $177 each, plus tax Disney 4-Day Military … [Read more...]


A Sensational Star-Spangled Celebration for Walt Disney World Resort

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  You can rock your patriotic Disney Side at Walt Disney World Resort on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day. With themed souvenirs, characters adorned in festive attire and breathtaking fireworks bursting in air, it is a magical two-day celebration to honor America’s birthday.Patriotic firework displays light up the sky the evenings of July 3 and 4:A 14-minute fireworks spectacular rockets into the air above Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom both nights at 10 p.m. with … [Read more...]


10 Things to Skip to Save Money on your Disney Vacation

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As a seasoned veteran of Disney World with young children, I have learned a few ways to save money on our Disney Vacations that I wish I knew the first time! If you are a frugal parent like me, who starts saving a year in advance, or trying to figure out how you can ever go to Disney because it's so expensive, this list is for you.I also have a list of Ways to Save When Planning a Disney Trip.Things to SKIP to save money:1. Stroller Rentals: Bring your own from home to save the … [Read more...]


Vivoli Gelateria is now open Downtown Disney/Disney Springs

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If you have ever been Florence, Italy, you may have heard of Vivoli Gelateria. It was the only food place mentioned in National Geographic’s City Guide to Florence. I think that means it must be pretty good! This is a family run shop and this will be their second location and the first not in Italy. It is now open at The Landing, the newest neighborhood addition to the new Disney Springs.It was founded in 1932 by Raphael and his two brothers, Vivoli Gelateria actually started out as a dairy. … [Read more...]


Disney Magic Outside the Walt Disney World Theme Parks

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The magical experiences around the Walt Disney World Resort aren't limited to the 4 Theme Parks. Most people don't realize how many recreational activities there are available in the area. You could take a Disney Vacation and have an amazing time without ever going into the Parks!So you're tired of the rides and the crowds? Get a little fresh air and make some magic with your family with these activites that are off the beaten path, but still IN Walt Disney World.Bass Fishing … [Read more...]


Enter the Catch the Magic Sweepstakes to Win a Walt Disney World Resort Experience

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Enter to win the Catch the Magic Sweepstakes! Grab your fishing pole and your mouse ears, of course, and get ready to enjoy a Walt Disney World Resort experience on land and on the water.You could win 5 magical vacation days complete with boating and fishing adventures at Walt Disney World Resort. The winner will enjoy 4 nights at a Disney Resort hotel, where the magic continues throughout your entire stay.Good luck!Enter here!Wishing you Faith, Trust, and Pixie DustMaria … [Read more...]


Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World

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Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]


Top 10: Things to Experience at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

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 Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon  is a great place to catch some sun!  Swim, build a sand castle, and even go snorkeling with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish in the coral reef.  TL is one of the 2 Disney World Water Parks available with your Water Park Fun & More Ticket add-on.Here is our Top 10 things to do at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon:1. Bay Slides- Toddlers and little kids will enjoy these 2 slow speed slides. Parents can catch them at the bottom when they come out.2. America's … [Read more...]


Top 10 Tips for a Perfect Summer Disney Trip

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If you are lucky enough to be going to Disney over summer vacation,  take note! I have listed the Top 10 tips to make the most of your trip.Going to Disney is a perfect way to add extra special magic and memories to your summer! Sometimes it is hard to be in a magical mood when it's around 100 degrees though. Hopefully these tips will get you prepped for your summer trip.1. Plan ahead! Book ADR's 180 days out. Disney dining is part of the experience.  It's also nice to sit down and rest … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Plan 2015 Costs, Facts, and Expert Tips

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I am self-proclaimed Dining Plan expert!  I have experienced Disney World with every Dining Plan, and even without one at all! There is a lot of planning and organization involved in making the Dining Plan work (and if it seems too complicated, just email me at Summer@WorldofMagicTravel.com and let me know you need a Travel Specialist, and I will take care of it all for you!)Costs:Quick Service Dining2 quick-service meals 1 snack 1 refillable mug $41.99 (Anyone 10+) and $16.03 … [Read more...]