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  • The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland After Dark

    The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland After Dark 2022

    If you’ve ever dreamed of getting to stay and play in the Disney theme parks at night after the daytime crowds have exited, the Disneyland Resort has a series of late-night parties that may be right up your alley. But do the Disneyland After Dark special events really deliver in terms of value and unique experiences? We recently attended one

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    Swan and Dolphin 2022 Food & Wine Classic Dates Announced

    Once again, the Swan and Dolphin 2022 Food & Wine Classic invites guests to stroll the causeway and be tempted with a selection of delectable delights. You won’t want to miss the mouth-watering tastings prepared by award-winning chefs.  The festival features themed areas such as a beer garden, carnival corner, and a bubble lounge. Unlimited tastings featuring the cuisine of

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Find out if a Pirate’s Life is for You!

    Located in Adventureland, Pirates of the Caribbean: Treasures of the Seven Seas opened on December 15, 1973, at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. The original attraction made its debut at Disneyland in 1967. It is considered to be one of the greatest and most influential theme park attractions ever constructed. The ride is equally famous for its signature song “Yo Ho (A

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    Kids Love the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

    Every year the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival attracts visitors with and without green thumbs, but will children like the annual celebration of flowers and gardens? Liliane Opsomer, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2020, is sure they will. She explains how to make it a memorable visit for the entire family. More than

  • Optimal Evening Touring at the Magic Kingdom with Genie+

    Optimal Evening Touring at the Magic Kingdom with Genie+

    If you’ve been wondering how to make Walt Disney World’s new line-skipping system work for you during an evening at the world’s most popular theme park, worry not, because the Unofficial Guide has your field-tested plan for optimal late-day touring at the Magic Kingdom with Genie+.