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  • Disney vs. Disney Peter Pan's Flight

    Disney vs. Disney: Peter Pan’s Flight

    Peter Pan’s Flight is one of the foundational Disney dark rides, with a version found in nearly every Magic Kingdom-style park around the world, but sharing the same name on the marquee doesn’t mean they offer the same experiences inside. Today’s Disney vs. Disney takes off for Neverland with a side-by-side comparison of Peter Pan’s Flight at Disneyland in California

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    Candlewood Suites Lake Buena Vista: A Review

    Locating a hotel is critical to planning for any Walt Disney World vacation. The basic question is whether to stay at a hotel located inside Disney World (“on-site”) or not (“off-site”). Today we are looking at Candlewood Suites Lake Buena Vista, an off-site property 4 miles away from all four Walt Disney World parks. Meals are less expensive, and rooming

  • Disney vs. Disney Finding Nemo Rides

    Disney vs. Disney: Finding Nemo Rides

    Get immersed in the Big Blue World with the Unofficial Guide’s ongoing Disney vs. Disney series as we take a deep dive into the differences between the Finding Nemo rides at Disneyland and Walt Disney World’s EPCOT.

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    Preparing Kids for the Scary Stuff at Walt Disney World

    Disney Attractions, both rides and shows, are adventures, and they focus on themes common to adventures: good and evil, life and death, beauty and the grotesque, fellowship, and enmity. In this blog we explore how to prepare your kids for the scary stuff at Walt Disney World. As you sample the attractions at Walt Disney World, you transcend the spinning

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    Five Things To Know About Universal’s New Minion Land

    The brand-new Minion Land on Illumination Avenue at Universal Studios Florida has finally had its soft opening for guests, and the Unofficial Guides team has an opening day report on the essential things you need to know before visiting Universal Orlando’s latest offering.