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We Tried the Not So Secret Menu at Skipper Canteen

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Shrimp in a Cup at Skipper Canteen

If there’s anything I love more than a secret, it’s a not-so-secret. And where can we find that special brand of nonsense? Yep, that’s right, Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom. Among bad puns and ridiculous banter, Skipper Canteen is now serving up a “Not So Secret Menu” with summer delights.  A few weeks ago, my … Read More

Best Spots to View Fireworks at Walt Disney World

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fireworks at walt disney world

Ahh, the fireworks at Walt Disney World. If there’s anything that marks a successful day at the most magical place on Earth, it’s settling down in front of Cinderella Castle for the last show of the night.  A day at Magic Kingdom often amounts to no less than eight hours of trekking through the future, … Read More

Walt Disney World Skyliner Opening Date Announced

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Disney World Skyliner Opening Date

Walt Disney World’s Skyliner will start running on September 29th, 2019, just a month after the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Maybe because it is Walt Disney World’s most observable construction (and there are so many construction sites right now), but it seems like Skyliner is the project everyone has been rooting for. We’ve … Read More

Rise of the Resistance Opening Date Announced!

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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Opening

The Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opening date is December 5th at Walt Disney World! We’ve known for a while now that the opening for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney Hollywood Studios has been set for August 29th… with only the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run running. The opening date for Rise of the … Read More

Summer Fun Rates at Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels

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Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World

Sometimes summer just gets away from us. It’s all school and work and then BAM, suddenly it’s July and you still don’t have a summer getaway planned. Let’s get away last-minute and on a budget with these Summer Fun Rates at Disney Springs resort area hotels and the “Summer One World Ticket” discount. Participating “Summer … Read More

July 4th at Walt Disney World: Here’s What’s Happening

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Disney World 4th of July

“It’s a salute to all nations. But mostly America!”  If Sam Eagle can get excited over his “mostly America” fireworks spectacular every day during Muppet Vision 3D, imagine the look on his beak when July 4th at Walt Disney World rolls around. We feel ya, Sam. Here’s everything happening at WDW to celebrate our Independence … Read More