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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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15 Topiaries at Epcot's International Flower & Garden Festival, In Photos

May 05, 2016 by Christine Dayao

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival (running this year through May 30) is one of the most beloved events at Walt Disney World. Celebrating the ... Read More »


Why This Summer Could Be the Best Yet at Walt Disney World

April 26, 2016 by Christine Dayao

This summer is shaping up to be an excellent time to visit Walt Disney World. Withnew attractions and shows andupdates to old favorites, the resort is giving us ... Read More »


Hold On Tight! The 5 Most Thrilling Theme Park Rides Coming in 2016

December 10, 2015 by Zachary Laks

There’s a great deal of excitement in store at some of the country’s greatest amusement parks. From rides with featurescompletely novelto the world of roller ... Read More »


No Chains, Please: Where the Locals Eat in Orlando

December 03, 2015 by Kimberly Button

Once only known for chain restaurants and theme park eateries, Orlando has burst onto the foodie scene in just a matter of years -- now home to more James Beard ... Read More »


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

October 28, 2015 by Kristine Hansen

From Orlando to Hawaii to Palm Desert, Marriott Hotels & Resorts is hosting a greatsale this fall. Across 35 properties -- including the company's fancier ... Read More »

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