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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: Disney World Offers Free Dining Plan for Select Fall Stays

May 04, 2015 by Christine Dayao

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Deal Alert: $84+ Downtown Disney Hotels in May & June

April 23, 2015 by Christine Dayao

In just a little over a month, the resorts at Walt Disney World will get into the full swing of high summer rates. Luckily, there's one way you can stay in the ... Read More »


Kissimmee: A Different, Affordable Side of Central Florida

March 06, 2015 by Kimberly Button

We've all been there: feeling like you need a vacation from your vacation. This can be especially true when you're faced with days the crowds, the frenetic ... Read More »


8 Pro Tips for Walt Disney World Souvenir Shopping

February 24, 2015 by Christine Dayao

What’s the best way to take home a piece of the magic when you visitWalt Disney World? Asouvenir, naturally. With more than 200 retail locations to browse -- ... Read More »


Tickets to Disney World Now $101 More Than When the Resort First Opened

February 23, 2015 by Christine Dayao

It's gettingmore expensive to get into the four parks at Walt Disney World. One-day tickets for the Magic Kingdom are now going for $105 each, before taxes, for ... Read More »

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