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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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Deal Alert: Marriott Sale from $134 -- including JW and Autograph Collection

October 28, 2015 by Kristine Hansen

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5 Theme Parks That Go All Out for Halloween

October 19, 2015 by Zachary Laks

October is whentheme parks across the country don their best Halloween costumes and switch from merely entertaining guests to scaring the wits out of them. From ... Read More »


From $69: Downtown Disney Area Hotels Over Fall (and Epcot Food & Wine Festival)

September 02, 2015 by Christine Dayao

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, one of Walt Disney World’s most popular annual events, is kicking off on September 25. Just as exciting, to ... Read More »


From $179: Waldorf Astoria Orlando's Summer Savings

July 03, 2015 by Kimberly Button

During the Waldorf Astoria Orlando's Enchanted Evenings celebration, champagne at check-in and bagpipes at sunset are just a few of the luxury perks you can ... Read More »


Florida Summer Savings: Hotel Deals from $73

June 29, 2015 by Christine Dayao

What’s one of the best ways to nab hotel savings in Florida? Go during the summer. If you can stand the heat and humidity of the Sunshine State during the next ... Read More »

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