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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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What’s New for Summer at Universal Orlando Resort

July 11, 2016 by Christine Dayao

Across the country, theme parks are rolling out new additions for summer -- and the Universal Orlando Resort is certainly no exception. From the opening of its ... Read More »

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Add a Destination With Discount Bus Service

June 03, 2016 by Teresa Bitler

Think you don’t have the budget for a multi-destination vacation? Think again. Several discount bus services -- Megabus, BoltBus, and Greyhound Express -- are ... Read More »

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May 20, 2016 by Lane Nieset

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From $119: Travel Deals for July and August

May 19, 2016 by Kristine Hansen

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