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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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Club Cool – A Refreshing Stop in Future World

The next time you're wandering through Epcot's Future World and it's hotter than HOT and you're thinking how refreshing the Fountain of Nations looks, we suggest ducking in to Club Cool for a short visit.

Club Cool is home to a fun and free activity that should be part of every trip to Epcot - sampling Coca-Cola products from around the world. (It's also a great place to find a frozen Coke, but more on that in another post).

Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Did you know that Disney's Animal Kingdom is an active participant in Species Survival Plans for dozens of endangered animals? The role of promoting species conservation is something they take seriously, and hand in hand with other zoological facilities, wildlife organizations and government agencies Disney works hard towards rehabilitation and reintroduction of endangered and threatened species. Climb Aboard the Wildlife Express Train to Rafiki's Planet Watch on your next visit to Disney's Animal Kingdom for a closer look.

Sail Away at Walt Disney World - The Top 10 Boat Rides

Sometimes, in the midst of the hustle and bustle at Walt Disney World you just want to sit down, relax and take a boat ride, right? And that's why we're compiling a list of the top 10 boat rides at Walt Disney World. Put on your life vest and keep your hands and arms inside the boat at all times. Here we go!

The History of Disney's Castaway Cay

When sailing out of Port Canaveral, Castaway Cay (pronounced "Key') is a port of call that always has Disney Cruise Line Guests clamoring for more time on shore. It's white sand beaches and swaying palms offer an enticing day of swimming, snorkeling, and island activities.

Disney Resorts for a Romantic Getaway

People ask me all the time where is the best place to stay on their Walt Disney World vacation. My answer always starts with suggesting that they stay on property, but choosing "the best" resort is a highly personal matter. Disney has a resort to cover just about any size and type of family with a range of budget options, and a broad spectrum of amenities.

The Magic Carpets of Aladdin

Adventureland in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, has always been a lush environment of tropical bliss with tall palm trees, exotic flowers, and the beat of native drums pounding in the distance. It's an exciting environment that not only takes the guest back in time but the landscape and attractions transport them to a different place.

Disney Weddings Series: Disney's Fairytale Honeymoon Registry

Disney weddings are something many a bride will dream about, but more in the realm of possibility for most is simply taking a Disney Honeymoon. A trip to Disney can bring a much needed does of pure fun into a time that can sometimes be a whirlwind of activity, it doesn't matter if this is your first wedding or your third a Disneymoon is always in style. A romantic trip for two (or more if you're blending families) at Walt Disney World Resort that lets you relax and de-stress after your big event.

Walt Disney World Resort Comparisons: Overall Recreation

Last week we took a look at the differences between value, moderate and deluxe resorts when it comes to the pools, but a swimming isn't the only form of recreation that can be found at Walt Disney World for folks who would like to spend some time outside of the Parks. Many of the beautiful Disney hotel properties also offer other recreation opportunities to enjoy while you are a guest.

Fun New Experiences Mark the 20th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Spring may still be waiting around the corner according to the calendar, but if you are lucky enough to make your way to Epcot in the next few weeks, you may swear that it's already here!