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    Walt Disney World with Kids

    Tips for visiting Walt Disney World with Kids from Liliane Opsomer, the coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids  The most important advise I have for families visiting Walt Disney World with kids is to arrive early! Plan to be at the park at least 30 minutes ahead of opening time with your park tickets in hand.

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    Disneyland Breakfast Options

    Disneyland Breakfast Options brought to you by Guy Selga, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2016 When you’re at Disneyland, the morning park hours are critical for maximizing as many attractions as possible before wait times skyrocket around noon. Unfortunately will also need to find time to eat breakfast. There are some dreadful breakfast options at Disneyland Resort, but

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    Universal Orlando – A Better Mouse Trap?

    The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando by Seth Kubersky is about to hit the bookshelves. We invite you to sit back and enjoy a sneak peak at what is in store for you. A Better Mouse Trap? Die-hard Disney devotees may want to cover their mouse ears because we are about to utter the ultimate blasphemy: It is possible to enjoy an awesome

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    Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue

    The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is staged three times daily inside Pioneer Hall at Fort Wilderness Campground. Six Wild West performers arrive by stagecoach (sound effects only) to entertain the crowd inside Pioneer Hall. There isn’t much of a plot—just corny jokes interspersed with song or dance. The humor is of the Hee Haw ilk, but it’s presented enthusiastically. Audience participation

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    Animal Kingdom Lodge

    The one Disney Resort you must visit: The Animal Kingdom Lodge Even if you are not staying there, this is the one resort you must visit. It is an amazing place and home to some of Disney’s best restaurants. The Animal Kingdom Lodge is a snazzy take on safari chic, with balcony views of wildlife that alone may be worth