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Highway in the Sky Dine-Around Starts Today at Walt Disney World

A new progressive dinner starts today at the Walt Disney World Resort. The Highway in the Sky Dine-Around gives guests a chance to dine at three resort hotels: Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Village, and Disney's Grand Floridian.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Two New Holiday Events for Large Groups

Large gatherings of families, friends, or co-workers can choose from two new holiday events at the Walt Disney World Resort. These new events are available at the Contemporary Resort and Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

Disney News Round-Up: Frontera Cocina Now Open at Disney Springs, Disney Adds “No Fishing” Signs, and More

This week has been full of exciting Disney news, and some rather interesting Disney rumors. And as we head into the dog days of summer, things are still moving along at Disney Springs with the opening of another new eatery and the announcement of new stores. Let's dive in and see what you might have missed!

‘D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures’ Coming this Fall to the Walt Disney World Resort

Earlier this week we told you about the D23 Expo 2017, and now we have news about another D23 event but this one takes place at the Walt Disney World Resort! D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures is scheduled for November 19-20 at Disney's Contemporary Resort.

California Grill to Serve ‘Brunch at the Top’ Beginning in February

California Grill, the popular signature dining restaurant at the top of Disney's Contemporary Resort, will begin serving a Sunday Brunch in February 2016. The 'Brunch at the Top' will be the first daytime meal served at the restaurant, which has been a dinner-only spot since it opened.

Beachbot Robot Creates Giant Sand Drawing of Walt Disney at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Guests at Disney's Contemporary Resort got a real treat last week when they had a chance to watch the Beachbot "entertainment" robot create a giant sand portrait of Walt Disney. The Beachbot was created by Disney Research Zurich and a group of undergraduate students from a Swiss engineering school.

‘Disney Family Culinary Adventure’ Debuting at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

If your family is a foodie family that loves to cook together and enjoy five-course meals, you'll want to check out the new Disney Family Culinary Adventure that debuts this week at Disney's Contemporary Resort. This experience was available to Disney Vacation Club members in June.

Monorail Service Changes Expected Throughout Month of February

If you have plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in February or early March we have news regarding changes in the Monorail service schedule. The changes are due to ongoing infrastructure updates on the Monorail system that will likely be continuing throughout this year as Disney works to update the system.

Walt Disney World Offering Guests a Virtual Video Tour of Hotels

Disney has added a new vacation planning tool to the Walt Disney World Resort website.

Guests can now view virtual video tours of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels on the Disney Parks website. The videos can be found on the page for the hotels, embedded in the photo slideshow.

The virtual videos give guests an aerial view of the hotel while the narrator lists the amenities available at the hotels including spas, transportation, dining, and more. The videos can be viewed at the Walt Disney World Resort website.

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Romantic Spots To Stop For A Cocktail At Walt Disney World

Looking for some romantic spots for cocktails with your sweetheart at Walt Disney World? We've got five great bars and lounges that are perfect for you and your loved one to wind up your nights with a drink or two and a little relaxation. We picked these perfect spots for their theming, unique drinks, and great seating. So read on and then be sure to add them to your next romantic Disney getaway!

Special Ideas for Celebrating new Year at Walt Disney World

Ringing in the New Year at Walt Disney World is one of those things I dreamed of as a girl. Frankly, I place the blame directly on the early 80's version of Carousel of Progress. However, as an adult just the thought of fighting through the New Year Crowds on Main Street USA triggers an anxiety attack. Avoiding crowds during the holidays at Disney is all relative, and while it will be crowded and busy no matter where you go, avoiding the parties in the Parks will help ease a bit of that traffic.

Top 5 Things to Love about Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

The Walt Disney World Resort is home to more than two dozen hotels including deluxe villas, deluxe hotels, moderate hotels, a campground, and value resorts. You might have your favorite, go-to, must always stay there resort hotel. Or maybe you like variety and stay somewhere different each time you visit.

Fabulous Holiday Decorations Deck the Halls at the Walt Disney World Resort

The holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort might be the most magical time of the year. While the resort hotels are always lovely, when the holiday decorations are up, it takes the wonder and magic of Disney to a whole new level. You can't help but oooh and ahh when you see all the decorations.

Best Holiday Treats at the Walt Disney World Resort

Visiting Disney World during the holiday season means gorgeous decorations, festive events, and of course delicious holiday sweets and treats. And just in case you didn't have your fill of great holiday food last week, today we're going to take a look at some of the holiday goodies available this season at Disney World.

Finding Fun Holiday Merchandise at the Walt Disney World Resort

Shopping during the holiday season goes two ways: you either love it or loathe it. Maybe you're a Black Friday warrior and you're up at the crack of dawn to find the best deals. Or maybe you're all about getting the best online deals. Me? I'd rather shop at Walt Disney World during the holiday season because there's so much fun stuff!

Disney History: The Nixon Years

Walt Disney's love of America and fascination with U.S. Presidents, particularly Abraham Lincoln, is well documented and if you've followed along with our history articles here at Walt Disney World for Grownups, you know that Nikita Khrushchev, but what about the American chief executives? Though he may seem like an unlikely candidate, President Richard Nixon has the strongest ties to Disney of any Oval Office occupant.

Top 5 Quick Service Restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

When staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel I tend to consider the dining options when making my final decision. Is there somewhere to grab a quick and delicious breakfast? What type of table service dining " if any " is available? Can I find good coffee quickly in the morning? All important factors when choosing a hotel.