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    Five Top Buffets to Enjoy in Las Vegas

    Join Bob Sehlinger, author of The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas, in the discovery of Las Vegas’ five top buffets. What used to be considered a cost-effective and valuable way to feed guests looking more for a filling meal than a dining experience has evolved into something that satisfies both those who care only about stuffing their bellies and food

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    Unsung Disney: The Disney Wilderness Preserve

    Liliane Opsomer, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids, reports on her visit to a little-known attraction, The Disney Wilderness Preserve. The 11,500-acre Disney Wilderness Preserve is part of critical conservation lands supporting an array of wildlife, including the gopher tortoise, the Florida scrub jay, crested caracaras, sandhill cranes, and the Florida panther. How It All Started A unique

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    Norwegian Culture Meets Mickey

    Showcasing Norway’s culture for 30 years, the Norway pavilion continues to attract crowds. Located between Mexico and China inside Epcot’s World Showcase, it is the only pavilion open to guests 2 hours before all the other lands open. How it All Began—The History of the Norwegian Pavilion at Epcot On June 3, 1988, in a ceremony that was broadcast live

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    Top 5 Must-See Las Vegas Hotels

    Visitors come to Las Vegas to vacation and play—or to attend a meeting or convention. No matter what brings you to Las Vegas, here are the top five hotels we think you must see, even if you don’t stay there. The Venetian The Venetian draws its theme from the plazas, architecture, and canals of Venice, Italy. Visiting The Venetian is

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    Margaritaville Resort Orlando, the New Kid on the Block

    As of January 2019, Margaritaville Resort Orlando is welcoming guests to its 184-room Margaritaville Hotel. The casual-luxe design of the rooms evokes island vibes; all rooms have balconies overlooking Fins Up Beach Club and its lagoon pools. Each room includes a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, a coffee-maker, and a workstation. The hotel also offers several suites, including a 2,500-square-foot Jimmy