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Summer Officially Starts this Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort

This weekend is the official start of summer and at the Walt Disney World Resort that means it is time to "Awaken Summer." Each of the four theme parks, and one of the water parks, is celebrating summer with new experiences.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Hosting ‘Frozen’ Games Starting May 27

This summer Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park is hosting the inaugural Frozen Games with hosts Olaf and Kristoff. The games begin May 27 and run every day until August 21.

Disney Announces ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ and Plans to Kick Off Summer with a 24-Hour Party

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that this summer will be the 'Coolest Summer Ever' and to kick off the cool season there will be a 24-hour party on May 22-23 at the Magic Kingdom. Disney made the announcement from a still snowy Boston where a little bit of summer was created thanks to a 20-foot-wide beach complete with Cinderella Castle and Olaf.

Disney Transport Digital Bus Arrival Screen Spotted at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village

Waiting for a Disney bus to take you from a resort to a theme park can often be a frustrating guessing game.

But, guests who are waiting for the bus at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village no longer have to guess on the bus arrival time thanks to the digital arrival screen that is available at the bus stop.

Upcoming Perks for Passholders

The latest edition of Mickey Monitor, a newsletter sent to Walt Disney World passholders quarterly, is out, and in it are quite a few discounts and perks geared specifically for passholders.

First, passholders heading to Disney's Hollywood Studios can visit a tent with Star Tours merchandise specifically for them. The tent will be open during every Star Wars weekend from May 20 through June 12.

Disney Water Park Rentals Prove Popular

If you're planing to stay and play the whole day at either Disney water park, Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon, then consider heading right for their available rentals.

"Beachcomber Shacks" and "Polar Patios" are available for rent in the water parks and prove to be very popular, often filling up within an hour after the park opens.

Up to six guets can enjoy each shack or patio for the day. Rentals also include towels, Adirondack-style seating, a locker, beverages, and overhead shade and shelter. A personal attendant who can take and deliver orders from a menu is also included.

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5 Themed Ideas To Add Even More Fun To Your Disney Vacation

A Walt Disney World vacation is always a fun idea, but sometimes it's nice to put a new spin on the traditional family vacation. For those shorter trips (3-4 nights) why not try a vacation theme! Plan your touring schedule with an overarching storyline and use the Disney Parks and Resorts to let your adventure unfold.

Six Spots To Stay Cool At The Walt Disney World Resort

Summer has returned with all its vacation glory, and as the masses make their annual pilgrimage to the vacation kingdom of the world, it seems like time to remind folks to stay cool. Where can a tired, overheated traveler go to escape the midday heat? Here are six spots to keep in mind for staying cool at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Quick Service Spots With Thanksgiving Flavors

Heading to Walt Disney World over the Thanksgiving Holiday without dining reservations? Looking for some spots to grab a little Thanksgiving flavor from a quick service spot while enjoying family fun in the Parks? Head on over to these Disney eateries to pick up great grub with a seasonal flair.

Top 10 "Coolest" Attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the temperatures continue to soar during the Coolest Summer Ever at the Walt Disney World Resort it seemed like a good time to talk about the "coolest attractions" in the theme parks. And we're not talking about 'Oh man, Space Mountain is so cool!' but rather we're talking about the attractions that are "cool" and where you won't melt into a puddle on the sidewalk.

Visiting Walt Disney World In The Hot Summer Weather

Summer is officially here! As kids are set free from school, families and teachers alike pack their bags and head down to Walt Disney World to enjoy a tropical retreat to the Vacation Kingdom of the world. But folks from the North aren't always ready for unique climate of central Florida.

10 Top Money Saving Tips For Walt Disney World

No matter what size our budget, we all look for ways to save a little money at Walt Disney World. Whether Guests are trying to lower out outgoing costs or pack even more fun into a budget for the same amount of money, tips and tricks for the dollar conscious are some of the most frequent questions we get asked. Here's 10 Top Tips for making the most of your money at Walt Disney World.

Ice Cream Sundaes Made For Sharing at Walt Disney World

Ask my kids for a bite of their Ice Cream at Walt Disney World and you're likely to get a look that would send a chill down the spine of Queen Elsa herself. However some Disney restaurants are serving up sundaes that are meant for the whole family to enjoy. Where can you dig into an avalanche of sweet frosty flavor? Read on for the answers to your Ice Cream Dreams.

Walt Disney World for Grown-ups Most Popular Posts of 2014

2014 has been an awesome year here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups, and our staff and guest authors have enjoyed every minute of bringing you all the exciting happenings from the Vacation Kingdom of the World. We compiled a list of the top articles representing each month of the year, as voted on by you (and by "voted on," we totally mean "clicked on").