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    SeaWorld Orlando Plans June 11 Reopening

    During the same meeting where Walt Disney Word announced intentions to begin reopening its theme parks starting on July 11, SeaWorld Orlando announced its intention to welcome guests back inside its gates on June 11, a full month ahead of the Mouse.

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    Walt Disney World Proposes Phased Reopening of Theme Parks Starting July 11

    One week after Universal Orlando announced plans to reopen its theme parks on June 5, Walt Disney World has proposed a phased reopening of its attractions, beginning with the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom on July 11, and expanding to Epcot and Hollywood Studios on July 15.

  • Disney Recipes to Try at Home

    One of the results of staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic is that more and more families are cooking in their kitchens. And, of course, Disney recipes from the theme parks have made their appearance on social media. Here are three of my favorite dishes.  Currently, all theme parks, cruise lines, and other attractions are closed due to the

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    Universal Orlando Theme Parks Plan Public Reopening on June 5

    Hot on the heels of the limited reopenings of Universal CityWalk and Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs, Universal Orlando is now Central Florida’s first mega-resort to announce the reopening of its theme parks, which plan to welcome the public again beginning on June 5.

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    Honor Memorial Day with Patriotic Ceremonies from Disney and Universal Theme Parks

    This year, our usual Memorial Day outings may have been replaced with more somber stay-at-home observances, but we’re still paying tribute to the troops today with a fond flashback to the flag retreats, veterans parades, and other patriotic ceremonies found at Disney and Universal theme parks.