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Writer’s Stop to Remain Open for a Little Longer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The popular Writer's Stop at Disney's Hollywood Studios is reportedly not closing on April 2 with the majority of the Streets of America. According to several reports, the coffee shop will become the Sci-Fi Dine-In Lounge on April 3.

Dates Announced for 2016 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties

Disney has announced the dates for this fall's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. The first party is scheduled for September 2 and the party is held on select nights through October 31.

New Nighttime Event at the Magic Kingdom and a New Room Discount for this Summer

There's a brand-new nighttime event coming to the Magic Kingdom for a limited time this spring, and Disney recently announced a new summer vacation deal that includes a limited edition MagicBand! Read on to find out about these stories and more.

Walt Disney World Resort Reportedly Testing Premium Parking at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot

If you choose to park at the Magic Kingdom or Epcot while visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, you might soon be able to pay more money to get a "premium" parking spot that is closer to the main entrance of the parks.

Characters from ‘Zootopia’ Coming to Walt Disney World, Water Tower Installed at Disney Springs, and More

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort soon there are several exciting things happening including new characters coming to the Magic Kingdom and an extension of same-day reservations at a new table service restaurants. Read on to find out more!

Exciting Food News at the Walt Disney World Resort

There's some really exciting food news coming out of the Walt Disney World Resort this week. A Magic Kingdom restaurant is offering table service dining during the busy spring season, cupcakes are coming to Disney Springs, and so much more.

New Stage Show, ‘Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire,’ Debuts at Magic Kingdom this Summer

An all-new stage show is coming to the Magic Kingdom this summer. Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire stars Mickey Mouse and characters from The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, and Frozen in a show filled with "magic, music, and merriment."

Disney Vacation Club Announces '25 and Beyond Bash' at the Magic Kingdom

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and part of the celebration includes a '25 and Beyond Bash' at the Magic Kingdom. This event is planned for two nights and is a complimentary event for DVC members.

The Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen Opens at the Magic Kingdom

After months of waiting the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen is finally open at the Magic Kingdom. The restaurant was in "soft opening" since December 13 but today is the official opening day. The Skipper Canteen is located in Adventureland.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for December

It's time to get your holiday shopping started with a little help from the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney recently announced the special merchandise events for the month of December and you're sure to find something for everyone on your list if you're lucky enough to be in town for the events!

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5 Reasons To Love Adventureland

Walt Disney World for Grown-ups has told you all about why we love Walt Disney World Resorts, in our popular "5 Reasons To Love" series, but today we're turning the Disney Parks as we begin to highlight some of our staff's favorite places to play. I'm often asked what my favorite "land" is, and since I was a small child I've always replied with the same thing - Adventureland. So read on and find out what makes this area of the Magic Kingdom feel so special to me.

Top 10 Sweet Snacks at the Magic Kingdom

If you find yourself needing to satisfy your sweet tooth while touring the Magic Kingdom there is no shortage of great things to eat. You can choose from the old standbys like the Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar to something a little bit healthy like apple slices with caramel sauce. Or you could go all out and order a sundae at the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor.

Why Grown-ups Love Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) is a fun filled hard ticket event for all ages held at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Taking place on select nights during September, October, and November, party-goers are invited to enjoy a family-friendly romp through the night. Every year I'm asked if this is a good event for adults, and my answer is always a resounding "Yes!" If you love Halloween but can do without the anxiety, fear and gore " this is the party for you.

Tips For Planning A Spooktacular Fall Trip to Walt Disney World

While Disney maintains its famous family friendly attitude throughout all of it brands, fans of ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night still have their share if nostalgic fan fun on a Walt Disney World vacation. If you're planning a fall trip and would like to theme your trip with some extra spooktacular vibes, here are a few fun ideas!

Top 9 Ice Cream Cool Downs at Walt Disney World

It's hot outside, really hot, and when the weather gets like this my mind turns to just one sweet treat that can't be beat - Ice Cream! Walt Disney World has an abundance of sweet and icy options for guests when they want something to help cool down in that Florida sun, so we're counting down our top 9 favorites!

Deluxe Studio Villas At Disney's Contemporary Bay Lake Tower

Bay Lake Tower (BLT) at Disney's Contemporary Resort is a Disney Vacation Club Resort with Deluxe Villa Accommodations. No matter how many guests are in your party, there is a villa at BLT that will suit your needs - from a studio that can sleep four, up to a three bedroom grand villa that sleeps twelve! There are also three views to choose from including a Standard view (courtyard, parking lot), Lake view (Bay Lake) and Theme Park view (Magic Kingdom).

Fast Facts About Walt Disney World Monorails

Getting around the Walt Disney World Resort can be an adventure all its own, and I wouldn't think of spending time in the vacation kingdom without being sure to take a ride on the monorail. This highway in the sky is free to guests and is the perfect way to do some hotel hop shopping, or even drink your way around the Seven Seas Lagoon on a monorail crawl.

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.

Getaway Tips For A Three Night Trip

Sometimes you just need a long weekend to get away from it all, a quick trip to recharge your batteries. My little secret, if that I don't count out Walt Disney World when I just want to run away. While many Disney fans are always working on those long week plus family vacation, I'm happy to jet down an get a quick fix in whenever I can. Because the quick getaway is often all about working with money you have on hand rather than saving, sometimes, I don't even go to a Theme Park.

The Patriotic Symbolism Of Liberty Square

Happy Birthday, America! OK, so I'm a couple days early, but what better way to celebrate than by taking a virtual tour of Liberty Square. In the midst of all of the fantastic action that exists elsewhere in Magic Kingdom, it's easy to understand why many guests rush through this area on their way to their next fast pass or dining reservation, but to rush through Liberty Square is to miss Walt Disney Imagineering at its finest.