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Breaking: Walt Disney World Closing All Theme Parks Ahead of Hurricane Matthew’s Arrival

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced it is closing its theme parks, water parks, and Disney Springs as of 5 p.m. today and all locations will remain closed all day Friday, October 7, as the Orlando area braces for the arrival of category 4 Hurricane Matthew.

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Making The Most Of A Disney Trip When Your Plans Suddenly Change

In all of my years as a Disney fan participating in the community, I've come to realize that in a way Disney has trained its regular guests to be 'Type A' travelers. It's not exactly our fault, it's just that as our favorite spot gained in popularity we learned that to achieve our ideal vacation we had to work harder, book earlier, and plan more than the typical tourist. Disney fans can have a competitiveness about us - a thirst to snag that prime reservation, get that optimal hotel room, and make sure to hit each vacation goal.

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.

Traveling to Walt Disney World During Hurricane Season

According to the National Hurricane Center (part of the National Weather Service), the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1 and ends on November 30 every year. This corresponds with some of the highest crowd levels for guests visiting Disney World. On the surface that looks like a bad thing, however, if you look a little deeper into the information, it's not that big of a deal, since not many hurricanes track straight through Central Florida.