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Disney Cruise Line 2014 Itineraries Begin in Florida

Disney Cruise Line has announced it's sailing dates and itineraries for the 2014 season! The white sand beaches and beautiful blue waters of Castaway Cay will take center stage during the first half of the year as all four Disney ships sailing from Florida ports. The Disney Magic will return to Port Canaveral, Fla., joining the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, while the Disney Wonder makes it's home in Miami.

2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Dates Announced

Wait no more our foodie fans! Walt Disney World has announced the dates for the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. This ultimate annual taste and sip event will be held from September 27 to November 10, 2013.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 4

Disney's Limited Time Magic campaign continues into it's fourth week with a fun blast from the past. It's long-lost friends week from January 21st to 27th, 2013 at the Walt Disney World Resort. Returning to the Magic Kingdom to meet and greet your family for a limited time only, are some rare characters ready to strike a pose.

Online Check-in Period Extended to 60 Days

Preparations are happening across property to get ready for the MyMagic+ features that we talked about last week. To this end the My Disney Experience Website has increased the time period in which you can check-in to your Walt Disney World Resort Online. Formerly guests staying on property at one of the Disney Resort Hotels were allowed to check in as far out as 10 days in advance to their arrival date.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 3

The Christmas decorations may be down, but at Epcot Disney is celebrating the beautiful joy of a Winter Wonderland. As part of this year's Limited Time Magic campaign Epcot's Canada Pavilion is being transformed to celebrate the frosty, blustery season of fun.

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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Drinking Around the World Responsibly

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is starting soon at Walt Disney World and as always there will be a plethora of fantastic cocktails to try as you make your way around World Showcase Lagoon. DFB Guide to the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book offers a fantastic selection of "crawls" to help you make your way without missing a sip.

Go Undercover as a Secret Agent in ‘Disney Phineas and Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure’

If your kids (or you) have ever wanted to be a secret agent - specifically a secret agent like Perry the Platypus from Disney's Phineas and Ferb - then we have the perfect Epcot attraction where the kids can show off their skills.

Tips For Visiting The Walt Disney World Spas

Though most Walt Disney World visitors head down to hit the fabulous Disney Parks, the truth is Disney Spas are the perfect place to find a little rest and relaxation. With three full service facilities and satellite massage centers at almost all of the deluxe resorts Disney's therapists and estheticians can work out the kinks and leaving you feel pampered with luxury. Some guests like to slip away from the family for some private time.

Limited Time Magic: Week 35

This week at Walt Disney World the Limited Time Magic is celebrates the "Dog Days of Summer" with the final days of a rockin' Tomorrowland party.

Head on over to Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom and move to the groove to the tunes of DJ K-9. Disney pups like Pluto, Bolt and Dug will show you how to shake it. Lilo's "dog" Stitch will crash the party while you enjoy all the fun games, tasty food and refreshing cool zones.

Chat with Everyone’s Favorite Sea Turtle at Turtle Talk with Crush

If you've never had a chance to strike up a conversation with a 150-year old sea turtle, then you need to take the kids and visit Turtle Talk with Crush inside The Seas with Nemo and Friends pavilion at Epcot.

Disney Weddings Series: The Disney Wedding Pavilion

Walt Disney World Resort is full of popular venues to celebrate your perfect destination wedding, but the star of all may be the enchanting, gleaming white, Victorian style rounds sitting on the shores of the seven seas lagoon. Disney's Wedding Pavilion is an exquisite local that is home to weddings, vow renewals, and commitment ceremonies large and small.

Explore Days Gone By On Tom Sawyer Island

Sitting across the Rivers of America lies what could be one of the most overlooked attractions in the Magic Kingdom, Tom Sawyer Island. It opened in 1973 and has stood the test of time. To get there, guests must take one of four a jaunty rafts named Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Injun Joe, or Huck Finn. They run from a dock nestled on the riverbank in Frontierland across to the island where on Tom's Landing the ageless adventure begins.

Visit The Song Of The South On Splash Mountain

Splash Mountain made its Walt Disney World debut in 1992 at the Magic Kingdom, after originally opening in 1989 at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. The classic flume ride was made into a Disney fan favorite under the guidance of Disney Legend Imagineer Tony Baxter.

Fun and Fast Facts about Epcot's Spaceship Earth

The iconic landmark welcoming guests to Disney's Epcot theme park, Spaceship Earth was a marvel of modern construction. Taking 26 months to build, it stands towering over the entrance to the park eliciting awe from most guests who visit. It is both the visual and thematic centerpiece for the Epcot experience. There's a lot that can be said about the ball, so here we go with a whole bunch of fast facts about Epcot's Spaceship Earth.

Limited Time Magic: Week 33

This week's Limited Time Magic at the Walt Disney World Resort is all about the kids! Happening from August 12-18, 2013, at Disney's Hollywood Studios it's the "The American Idol Experience Juniors Edition."

Auditions will be taking place for kids ages 6-13 from park open to 4 p.m. every day with the fun filled Juniors Show held at 6 p.m. each evening.