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  • Halloween Horror Nights 32 Orlando Survival Guide

    The Unofficial Survival Guide to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 32

    Spooky season has returned, which means it’s once again time to face down the maddening hordes of bloodthirsty gorehounds who annually attend Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida. Lucky for you, our field-tested Unofficial Survival Guide is effective at blasting you past the legendary long lines at HHN 32, and it can even help you experience all 10 haunted

  • Unofficial Guide to Minion Land at Universal Studios Florida

    The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando’s Minion Land

    Universal Orlando has officially removed the wraps from its first new themed land in nearly a decade, and today we’re taking you on our Unofficial Guides tour of Minion Land on Illumination Avenue at Universal Studios Florida.

  • Pre-order The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2024 and Enter our Giveaway!

    Pre-order The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2024 and Enter our Giveaway!

    We are excited to publish the new edition of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2024 by Erin Foster and Len Testa, and we’re celebrating with a giveaway! Enter for your chance to win one copy of the book. Find out more about the new edition and enter our giveaway at the end of this post. Good luck! Planning a

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    The Unofficial Guide to EPCOT’s United States Pavilion

    The centerpiece of EPCOT’s World Showcase is the United States Pavilion. Opening with the park in 1989, the United States Pavilion consists of a decent barbecue place (the horribly named Regal Eagle), a pre-show gallery of rotating exhibits on American history (the American Heritage Gallery), and a patriotic show called The American Adventure.  The American Adventure, a mixed-media and audio-animatronic

  • Candy Cane Inn Near Disneyland Review

    Candy Cane Inn Near Disneyland: Hotel Review and Room Tour

    An old Anaheim favorite has returned after the pandemic, refreshed and looking better than ever. Today, we’re rebooting our series of Disneyland-area lodging reviews with a look at the Candy Cane Inn, one of our top budget-friendly hotel picks from the upcoming Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2024.