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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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Take a Trip Under the Sea at The Seas with Nemo and Friends

Everyone's favorite little clown fish didn't always have a home in Epcot. The pavilion that we all know and love as The Seas with Nemo and Friends originally opened in January 1986 as The Living Seas - a pavilion dedicated to man's ongoing relationship with the sea.

Be 'That Guy' at the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor

Walt Disney World Resort has declared 2013 a Monsterous Summer to celebrate the June 21 release of the Disney-Pixar animated feature, "Monsters University." To honor his alma mater, everyone's favorite one-eyed MC has instructed his gang at the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor to come up with some brand new jokes to delight Magic Kingdom guests and gather the laughs to power Monstropolis.

Simple Ways to Treat Mom at Walt Disney World

If you are planning on being in Walt Disney World over Mother's Day, don't forget to treat Mom to something special while you're touring. There are lots of ways that you can show her how much she means while still enjoying a fun family vacation.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 19

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all week long at Epcot's Mexico Pavilion with this special Limited Time Magic Fiesta!

Living with the Land – An Educational and Entertaining Boat Ride at Epcot

One of the things that I love about Epcot is the opportunity to learn while being entertained - and a great example of this is Living with the Land. This boat ride housed inside The Land, Future World's largest pavilion, takes guests on a relaxing, educational, and entertaining 14 minute boat ride through three diverse ecosystems and the park's Living Laboratories.

2013 Expedition Everest Challenge

The Forbidden Mountain beckons guests deep within Disney's Animal Kingdom, inviting them to adventure and inspiring them to reach new heights. You too can face the mountain and meet the Yeti like never before in runDisney's Expedition Everest Challenge!

5 Things We Love About Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort

During my youth I spent many a summer riding my bike and splashing in the water at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Campground. Set within 750 acres of beautiful pine and cypress forest Disney's Fort Wilderness is a year round retreat for good old fashioned family fun. So wonderful are the childhood memories I just had to share with you 5 things that We Love about this unique Disney destination.

Magical Updates Announced for the Disney Magic

The Disney Magic is headed to dry dock in September and will emerge one month later with some magical and "Marvel-ous" updates.

Take a ride on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

It's hot. Your feet are aching. And your FastPass for Space Mountain isn't good for another 20 minutes. But you're in Tomorrowland with some time to kill, so what do you do? You head over to the Tomorrowland Transit Authority and hop on board for a relaxing and breezy ride above the crowds.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 13 May the Fourth Be With You

This morning Disney announced a very special celebration will be going on over at Disney's Hollywood Studios next weekend. A fabulous, fun, Limited Time Magic event is in store for the annual, fan-proclaimed, worldwide "Star Wars Day," May 4, 2013.