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  • 2024 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival

    What’s New at the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

    The weather may say we’re still in the midst of winter, but springtime is blooming early at Walt Disney World with the February 28th start of the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival. Fans of this long-running event will find much that’s familiar, but we’ve picked out a few new things that you should be sure to see.

  • 10 Questions from First-Timer Cruisers BANNER

    10 Questions From First-Time Cruisers

    Tammy Whiting, our Disney Cruise Line expert, answers 10 essential questions for first-time cruisers. Here is her advice about staterooms, food, travel insurance, and more. 1. What length of cruise is best? This is probably your first question if you’ve never cruised before! Maybe even if you have. My general rule for cruises is the longer the cruise, the better, but I

  • All-Day Park Hopping at Walt Disney World

    The Unofficial Guide to All-Day Park Hopping at Walt Disney World

    All-day park hopping has returned to Walt Disney World for the first time since before the pandemic, and the Unofficial Guides team has all the tips and tricks you need to take full advantage of this perk.

  • What's New at Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras 2024

    What’s New at Universal Orlando’s 2024 Mardi Gras Celebration

    Universal Orlando’s annual extended celebration of Fat Tuesday is once again letting the good times roll, and we survived the opening weekend festivities to bring you today’s Unofficial Guide to the updates and additions at Universal Studios Florida’s 2024 Mardi Gras event.

  • Universal Orlando Unveils Epic Universe

    Universal Orlando Unveils Details of New Epic Universe Theme Park

    Universal Orlando finally revealed details about its upcoming Epic Universe theme park on January 30th, but readers of the latest Unofficial Guide already know all about this game-changing new expansion, thanks to our contributor Alicia Stella of Theme Park Stop. There’s still more than a year to go until guests get to enter the new attraction, but we’ve already got