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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

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    Las Vegas Speciality Shopping

    The most interesting and diversified specialty shopping in Las Vegas is centered on the Strip at the Fashion Show Mall, The Forum and Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace, and the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. These three venues, within walking distance of each other, collectively offer the most unusual, and arguably the most concentrated, aggregation of upscale retailers

  • Mall of America

    The Unofficial Guide to Mall of America in a store near you in 2016 The Unofficial Guide to Mall of America is the first of its kind. Never before has a guidebook been written about the Mall of America, and there is no better time than now. Thanks to the latest expansion, more shoppers than ever will be venturing to the

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    Walt Disney Resort Hopping – Part II

    Walt Disney World resort hopping is a great activity to do on a day you are not planning on visiting the parks. It is a great way to checkout properties for future visits. Since not all guests have a car when visiting Walt Disney World we decided to cover the resorts by areas that can be easily reached via Disney