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  • Change in bus service from resorts to Typhoon Lagoon

    Beginning October 2, there will be a change in bus service from the Walt Disney World resorts to the Typhoon Lagoon water park. Guests will need to take a bus to Disney Springs and then get on a shuttle to Typhoon Lagoon. This service will be available 45 minutes before Typhoon Lagoon opens until 1 […]

  • Third parking garage planned for Disney Springs

    According to a post on the DISboards, a new parking garage and pedestrian bridge is planned for Disney Springs. The post says that plans for the third garage were approved by the Reedy Creek Improvement District, who will own and operate the building. It will be located near the Casting and Speedway parking lots across […]

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    10 Best Snacks at 2016 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

    Spread across the Global Marketplace booths around Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival are some 70+ different snack-sized food options of varying quality: some good, some bad, and some ugly (I’m looking at you, Vegan Korean BBQ). This post shares our picks for the best food at the event. If you are so inclined, you can […]

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  • Disney releases 2017 ticket discounts for U.S. military personnel

    Walt Disney World and Disneyland have released their 2017 ticket discounts for members of the U.S. Military. A new ticket length will be offered at both parks this year. Disneyland previously only offered 3-day park hoppers, but a 4-day park hopper will be available in 2017 for $181. 3-day park hoppers are still available, for […]

  • Jon Favreau set to reimagine “The Lion King”

    The Walt Disney Studios have officially confirmed that Jon Favreau, director of The Jungle Book (2016), will help to reimagine The Lion King. The Jungle Book used groundbreaking technology to build photorealistic environments that were nothing short of breathtaking, and led to the film making $965.8 million worldwide. Disney and Favreau are in development on a sequel […]

  • SeaWorld’s Kraken to become virtual reality roller coaster

    SeaWorld Orlando has announced several updates planned for the park over the next year. The biggest news was about an upgrade to the Kraken roller coaster, which will become a virtual-reality coaster by summer 2017. Riders will have the option to wear headsets that cover their ears and eyes, “taking riders on a mission alongside […]

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    We’d Buy BLT Next Time (And We Don’t Mean the Sandwich.)

    For years, we’ve recommended most prospective Disney Vacation Club buyers purchase at Saratoga Springs Resort. Heck, we have an entire section devoted to it in our Disney Vacation Club Buying Guide! However, if we were in the market to purchase another DVC contract, we would buy at Bay Lake Tower. So…what’s changed? For starters, when we bought […]

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  • Car crash after Disney vacation kills parents, leaves daughters seriously injured

    The parents of a Missouri family were killed this week in a crash on Interstate 4 while headed to the beach. Greg and Sarah Moyers, of Leadwood, Missouri, had taken their two girls on vacation to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios and were headed to the beach around 12:30pm on Sunday, September 25. A […]

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    Getting to know your Disney family

    Luckily, I was born as an extrovert. If I like you it doesn’t matter if I have known you for five minutes or five years, I normally feel perfectly comfortable. I’m not saying this to brag, because sometimes I come on a little strong. This ability to chat has given me the chance to meet […]