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    Going to the Chapel of Love

    Getting married in Las Vegas brings to mind the famous Beach Boys song “Chapel of Love,” and Bob Sehlinger, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas, takes us behind the scenes of tying the knot in Las Vegas. Here is his report! Marriages in Las Vegas are a big deal and a big industry. Dozens of stand-alone wedding chapels,

  • Disney's Best Worst Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

    Disney’s Best Worst: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

    Buckle up tight because the Unofficial Guide is taking a bumpy drive back to Disneyland’s Fantasyland, where Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride remains one of our all-time favorite Best Worst attractions.

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    The Unofficial Guide to EPCOT’s France Pavilion

    Bienvenue to EPCOT’s France Pavilion. Lauded as one of the most beautiful pavilions along World Showcase, the France Pavilion was one of the nine original lands to open in EPCOT on October 1, 1982.  When leaving the United Kingdom, guests cross the famous “Seine,” via the Pont des Arts-inspired bridge. Did you know that the Pont des Arts was the

  • Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras 2023

    New at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2023

    Universal Orlando’s annual International Flavors of Carnaval celebration has returned to let the good times roll, and we’ve got your Unofficial Guide to everything that’s new at Universal’s Mardi Gras 2023. This year, the Mardi Gras festivities at Universal Orlando kicked off on February 4th, and they’ll continue daily through April 16th, not only inside Universal Studios Florida, but also

  • Disney's Best Worst Pinocchio's Daring Journey

    Disney’s Best Worst: Pinocchio’s Daring Journey

    The Unofficial Guides team is continuing our tribute to second-rate Disney rides that we still sorta love with a dive into Pinocchio’s Daring Journey at Disneyland, one of Disney’s Best Worst Attractions.