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Miss Adventure Falls Officially Opens at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

The newest Disney water park attraction, Miss Adventure Falls, officially opened on March 13 at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. And then, due to colder-than-normal temperatures in Orlando, the water parks were closed on March 14, 15, and 16. But let's check out this new attraction!

New Attraction, Miss Fortune Falls, Coming to Typhoon Lagoon in 2017

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon will be home to a brand new attraction, Miss Fortune Falls, in the spring of 2017. The new ride clocks in at two minutes long, making it one of the lengthiest attractions at the Disney Water Parks.

Enjoy Outdoor Recreation Options at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're looking for outdoor fun at the Walt Disney World Resort there is more to do beyond walking the theme parks and swimming at your resort hotel's pool. Guests can enjoy fishing, tennis, golf, horseback riding, water sports, and even surfing!

Teen Beach 2: Beach Party Coming to Typhoon Lagoon for ‘Coolest Summer Ever’

Get ready to celebrate the 'Coolest Summer Ever' at the new summertime dance party Teen Beach 2: Beach Party at Typhoon Lagoon. This dance party is inspired by the upcoming Disney Channel movie Teen Beach 2, the sequel to last summer's hit Teen Beach Movie.

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.

Two New Sunglass Hut Stores Opening Around the Walt Disney World Resort

If you find yourself needing a new pair of shades while visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, you're in luck. Two new Sunglass Hut locations are reportedly opening around the resort this month including a new store inside the Magic Kingdom.

News Tidbits: Bay Lake Tower Check-In and Typhoon Lagoon Wi-Fi

Here are a couple of recent news tidbits in and around Walt Disney World.

First up, some of you heading out to check-in at the Bay Lake Tower might find the process a bit easier. As of tomorrow, check-in at the Tower will be located in the Tower itself and not through the Contemporary Resort.

New Music, Food at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Disney's water parks are a great way to beat the Florida summer heat, and this summer Disney's Typhoon Lagoon has added some new beats and eats to its fun.

First off, guests can catch the Calypso band Tropicals (pictured to the right) at the park from 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 15. Look for the band near the Crush 'n' Gusher water coaster pool area.

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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Where to Hit The Beach At Walt Disney World

The rock boarders and net fences are new along the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon, but honestly, guests of Walt Disney World haven't been allowed full access to beach fun on the lagoon for more than a decade now. There are still a few of us who can remember swimming off the shores of Bay Lake, but many Disney fans have always had to look someplace else for their beach day.

Expansion In The Works For Typhoon Lagoon

It looks like Walt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon is ramping up for a brand new expansion to the 56 acre tropical water park. While Disney hasn't announced a timeline for the expansion, 2.28 acres of land are being prepped on the north side of the existing site.

Top Ten Ways to Stay Cool This Summer at Walt Disney World

If you're visiting Walt Disney World in the summer months you are guaranteed two things: it will be hot and it will be humid.

While the heat and humidity are pretty much a given at any time of year in the Sunshine State, in the summer months it can often be downright unbearable. But there are things you can do to attempt to beat the heat and enjoy your summer vacation without melting into the pavement.

Catch A Wave At Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Surf School

Though the beautiful shores of Bay Lake and the Seven Seas Lagoon make an inviting location for spending the afternoon on a boat, there's no swimming in the natural waterways of the Walt Disney World Resort. And though Walt Disney had dreamed of having a wave machine send ocean-like surf onto the shores of the Polynesian, the erosion proved to be too much for the man made waterway to handle.

Ten Tips For Visiting Walt Disney World Water Parks

Hitting one of the fantastic Disney Water Parks is tops on the list of many a traveler headed down to Walt Disney World all year long. So if you intend on spending some serious time soaking up that warm Florida sun, be sure to keep in mind these ten tips from experienced water park fans to make the most of your day at Typhoon Lagoon or Blizzard Beach.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 28

Experience Mickey's America Streetbeat for some Limited Time Magic at Epcot's America Gardens Theater! From July 8 to July 14, 2013 classic Disney Characters like Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Donald come together with a brilliant and energetic troupe of young performers.

Limited Time Magic: Disney Channel's Teen Beach Movie Celebration

Put on your swimsuit and hit the beach to celebrate Disney Channel's new Teen Beach Movie! It's a Limited Time Magic celebration that lasts from June 24 through September 1st , 2013. Grab your beach blanket and hit the sand because this modern take on the classic beach party movies is fun for the whole family to enjoy.

The Great Debate: Typhoon Lagoon vs. Blizzard Beach

Disney World has two different water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. A lot of visitors don't want to budget two days for water parks so they ofter ask which is better. Unfortunately this isn't an easy question but have tried to break it down and hopefully it helps you decide which is better for you! Or better yet try them both!

What's your favorite pool in Disney World? [Facebook Fans]

We asked our Facebook community to what their favorite pool at Disney World is and we got some great responses!

The majority of the resort pools that were mentioned were at deluxe resorts.

Animal Kingdom Lodge's Uzima Springs Pool and Kidani Pool got 5 votes. Gina P. said, "Uzima Springs pool at AKL." And Brian L. said, "Kidani kid's play area..."

River Country Water Park (Looking Back)

We're talking about Disney World's forgotten water park. We all love Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, but did you know about Walt Disney World's first water park? River Country opened on June 20, 1976 and ceased operations on November 2, 2001.