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    Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens May 31 at Disneyland & August 29 at WDW

    It won’t be too long until a galaxy far, far away arrives on our planet! Disney has announced that Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will officially open at Disneyland in Anaheim on May 31, and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World on August 29, 2019. The eagerly anticipated Star Wars-inspired lands have been under construction for several years at

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    2019 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival is Now Open

    Much of America may still be in the grips of winter weather, but spring is in full bloom at Walt Disney World, where the 2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is now running daily through June 3rd. Walt Disney World’s oldest and most colorful annual event returned to Epcot on March 6th for its 25th edition, and we’ve got

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    Holidays Onboard Disney Cruise Line

    Over the last few years, Erin Foster has had the good fortune to celebrate holidays onboard Disney Cruise Line ships during Easter, Mother’s Day, July 4th, Halloween, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Erin is the coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line, and she shares her experiences with us. The celebrations range from barely mentioned (Mother’s Day) to all-out

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    Six Must-Visit Washington, D.C., Museums

    Our Nation’s Capital is home to a bounty of world-class museums. Today, Renee Sklarew, shares with us six Washington, D.C., museums to put on your must-see list. Renwick Gallery of Art A branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the gallery sits across the street from the White House. It contains uncommon art exhibits, such as “Wonder” and “Burning Man”—shows

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    2019 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

    The 2019 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is returning to the resort Friday, November 8th, and Saturday, November 9th, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The culinary event offers guests unlimited tastings at more than 60 stations, featuring selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wine from more than 30 wineries, amidst a festive backdrop of live entertainment on the