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Orlando — There's more to Orlando than Mickey Mouse. While its theme-park thrills and character encounters appeal to children of all ages, its abundant nightlife, lakeside parks, and shopping options make grown-up wishes come true, too. To experience the city behind the artifice, allow time for neighborhoods beyond the attractions, particularly downtown residential areas and Winter Park; that's where you'll discover the one-of-a-kind bistros, shops, and museums equally beloved by locals and visitors. For information on the Disney theme parks, see our Walt Disney World Travel Guide.

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8 Things to Know About Booking a Disney Cruise Line "Land and Sea Vacation"

October 23, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Want the ultimate Disney vacation? There’s a way you can enjoy Mickey and friends on both land and sea: by combining a stay at a Walt Disney World hotel with a ... Read More »

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10 Tips for Going to Disney World with Older Family Members

October 14, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Disney World is for guests of all ages, despite what some folks might say. Little ones and kids-at-heart can both have a great time at the Orlando resort. Of ... Read More »

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Five Quirky Chain Hotel Amenities

October 06, 2014 by Christine Dayao

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Four Places to Celebrate National Vodka Day

October 01, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Even though vodka originated in Europe, welove it so muchhere in the States that we’ve dedicated an entire day to celebrating it. Yep, October 4 isNational ... Read More »

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6 Places to Watch Disney Fireworks Outside of the Theme Parks

September 23, 2014 by Kimberly Button

Watching the fireworks over Cinderella's Castle at the Magic Kingdom is perhaps one of the most popular experiences at Walt Disney World. What's not so magical? ... Read More »

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