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New at Disney World 2017 Edition
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New at Disney World 2017 Edition

Disney is constantly adding new things at the Walt Disney World resort every year. It can be hard to keep up on the latest openings and what to expect on your next trip to the Walt Disney World Resort. Trust me it has almost become a second full-time job with all the new Disney announcements lately. Since the average family visits every three years, we have included 2016 as well as 2017 items in our list of ...
2017 Walt Disney World Closures and Refurbishments
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2017 Walt Disney World Closures and Refurbishments

Article Updated Daily It's always good to know what is going to be closed during your trip to Walt Disney World (so bookmark this page!). This page is a list of attractions and dining venues that are currently closed or are scheduled to be closed temporarily for refurbishment. There is nothing worse than arriving for your Disney vacation and finding out that your favorite attraction is temporarily ...
Via Napoli Dining Review
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Via Napoli Dining Review

Via Napoli is every pizza lovers dream! This venue features the cuisine of Naples, Italy. This includes authentic wood-fired pizzas, pasta, and meat dishes. My personal opinion is that this is the BEST pizza on Disney property with Blaze at Disney Springs coming in a close second. You can find Via Napoli nestled in the back of the Italy pavilion at Epcot's World Showcase. If you are paying out of pocket ...
Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming Dining Review
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Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming Dining Review

Homecoming is located along the springs in the new section of Disney Springs. Just like the name suggests comfort food is the specialty here. Celebrity Chef Art Smith is the mastermind behind this Southern Florida cuisine. Originally from Florida, Smith makes his return to his home state and gives this place its name. If you have never heard of him before maybe you have heard of Oprah Winfrey? He was her ...
California Grill Dining Review
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California Grill Dining Review

The California Grill sits at the very top of the Contemporary Resort and overlooks the Magic Kingdom. This dining location specializes in serving a wide selection of fine wine and seasonal California inspired cuisine. Be sure to come back after your meal or pick your dining time around the Magic Kingdom fireworks. If you haven't dined at the California Grill in a long time, it underwent an extensive ...
Paddlefish Dining Review
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Paddlefish Dining Review

Paddlefish is a newly converted restaurant from the former Fulton's Crab House, and before that Empress Lilly. This location actually dates back to 1977, when it originally opened as Empress Lilly, named after Walt's wife. The restaurant is inside an impressive, converted iconic boat that is docked on the water at Disney Springs. This is the only location at Disney Springs that features rooftop dining on ...
Boathouse Dining Review
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Boathouse Dining Review

The Boathouse is nestled along the waterfront of Disney Springs. This signature restaurant specializing is service up seafood as the name would suggest. They also have several great steak options for the land lovers out there. You can dine outside on the dock alongside a collection of vintage boats or inside, with over 600 seats you can't go wrong. Quick Boathouse Breakdown Service: Table-Service – ...
How to Keep your Phone Charged at Disney
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How to Keep your Phone Charged at Disney

We are all attached to our phones these days and that means keeping your phone charged all day long in a theme park can be a challenge. Phones are often our means for taking pictures and keeping in touch with family members if they separate from the group to enjoy something different at Disney for a bit. We have compiled our list of the best tips to keep your phone charged at Disney all day long. Portable ...
Disney World Holiday Party Dates Announced
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Disney World Holiday Party Dates Announced

Who isn't ready to start planning their winter fun in the sun? With snow still falling in the Northern United states I know I would be jumping at some Disney trip planning. This week Disney announced the party dates for both Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. Both events take place after hours at the Magic Kingdom in Disney World. Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween ...
Miss Adventure Falls Opens at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
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Miss Adventure Falls Opens at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

Did you know there is a new addition to Typhoon Lagoon over at Walt Disney World? Not just any old water slide either, Miss Adventure Falls is the longest ride you will find at Typhoon Lagoon! Here are all the details that Disney recently released to us! Miss Adventure Falls, a new family-friendly water attraction at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, is now taking guests of all ages on a high-seas ...
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