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Disney World Theme Parks Ranked in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards

Several of the theme parks and water parks at the Walt Disney World Resort were ranked in the top 10 lists of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure also made the list.

Catch a Live-Stream of 'The Music of Pixar Live' Tonight

If you haven't had a chance to see the newest show at Disney's Hollywood Studios - The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters - tonight is your chance! The Disney Parks Blog will be live-streaming the show.

Disney News Round-Up: Hall of Presidents Update, Happily Ever After Merchandise, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have another round of news and rumors in the round-up today including an update about the Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents, a rumor about a dark ride coming to Epcot's France Pavilion, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Epcot Rumors about New Attractions, Parking Changes, and More

Happy Friday! Today we're talking about Epcot rumors including the possibility of parking changes, new attractions, and maybe even new pavilions in World Showcase. There is no official word regarding any of these changes, but we're betting we'll hear more at next month's D23 Expo.

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

If you're making plans to celebrate July 4 at The Walt Disney World Resort we have details on where to go and what to do. The theme parks and resort hotels are celebrating the Fourth of July with special fireworks displays, live performances, and even a cookout.

Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Dooney & Bourke Designs, Talking Skull Returns to Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another round-up of Disney news. Today we're talking about the new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections coming to the Disney Parks this summer, the return of the talking skull on Pirates of the Caribbean, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Learn to Speak Na’vi, New Photo Capture at Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Monday! We're back with another Disney news round-up. Today we have news about Pandora - The World of Avatar, a new attraction photo at Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

Booking Now Open for Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and Holiday Wishes Dessert Party

If you're making plans to attend either Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, you can now book a reservation for the special dessert parties too! Booking is now open for both the Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and the Holiday Wishes Dessert Party.

Disney News Round-Up: Preferred Parking at Disney Springs, Disney Attendance Down in 2016, and More

Happy Tuesday! Today's news round-up includes a few stories about Disney Springs and some news about a dip in attendance numbers at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2016. Read on to find out more!

Disney Guests Help Create Animal Enrichment Items at the Animal Kingdom

Guests visiting Rafiki's Planet Watch at Disney's Animal Kingdom have the chance to design enrichment for the park's animal residents. Enrichment is important to the daily routine of the animals at the Animal Kingdom, encouraging them to "do what comes naturally" in their natural behaviors.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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5 Tips for Candid Photos On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

Candid photographs are one ways that you can increase the storytelling of your Walt Disney World vacation. While posed photos tend to be a staple of vacation pictures, they only go so far in the way of sharing the experience that your group was having. Candid photography is authentic and honest in its emotion, but it can be tough to get right. Here are 5 tips for candid vacation photos that will help you tell the story of your trip.

What to do When it Rains on Your Disney World Vacation

You know the old saying "A rainy day at Disney World is better than a rainy day at home?" Well, it's true! If it's going to rain and I'm at Disney World it is certainly going to be a better day than if it rains and I'm stuck at home. But, you might wonder, what should/can we do when it rains on our vacation? The answer " anything you want!

Visit The DFB Guide on YouTube

I know that I talk about my friends over at the Disney Food Blog all the time, they're a huge help to us here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups and our site just wouldn't be what it is without their support and collaboration. Today I want to take a minute to talk about their fantastic YouTube Channel! Recently named one of "YouTube's Creators on the Rise" AJ and the gang are turning out fun and funky content that's all about Disney food. Check out a few of their recent videos below!

Date Night Disney's Hollywood Studios

Old Hollywood glamor is a fabulous theme for your next Date Night at Walt Disney World. Grab the one you love, get into your dapper best, and head to Disney's Hollywood Studios for an evening of entertainment and romance.

4th of July Hijincks From Some Of Our Favorite Disney Vloggers

I hope that everyone is enjoy their Independence Day! At Walt Disney World for Grown-ups we're taking it easy from the homestead as we spend time with our loved ones. The 4th of July is notoriously busy in Walt Disney World and sometimes the view from the couch is just as enjoyable. While you're waiting for the #DisneyParksLIVE webcast tonight, check out this collection Disney tributes to America.

The Redhead Gets A New Role As More Changes Announced For Pirates of the Caribbean

The famous auction scene in Pirates of the Caribbean with its bawdy redhead and rowdy bidding pirates has been a beloved staple of this classic Disney attraction since the very beginning. But as with all things Disney, it's subject to change -

15 Reasons Walt Disney World Honeymoons Are The Way To Go

Did you know that Walt Disney World is one of the most visited Honeymoon destinations on the planet? The appeal of Disney magic for people of all ages, and the sheer variety of options available at the Vacation Kingdom of the World make it a place that just about anyone can enjoy. With service for all levels of honeymoon budgets and a unique registry to help fund your journey, these 15 reasons are why we believe Walt Disney World Honeymoons are the way to go.

2017 Eat to the Beat Lineup Announced for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

We're getting closer to the start of this year's Epcot Food and Wine Festival (which starts on August 31 this year!). And today Disney has announced the full lineup for the 2017 Eat to the Beat concert series. Several fan favorites are returning this year in addition to 11 new acts!

Counting Down To Your Walt Disney World Vacation

How many days? The question simple, but the answer can be complex. It changes depending on when it's being asked, and who you're asking, sometimes there is even more than one response. How many days? Will put a smile on a frequent Disney traveler's face, because we all keep tabs on just how long it will be until we're back in "the World."

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Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Disney's Beach Club Resort has long been a favorite on my list of must-stay-here Disney resort. The Deluxe hotel ranks high on my list of favorites thanks its location, amenities, recreation, and some of the dining. Today we'll look at what there is to love about the resort.