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Disney Annual Passes are Back + Expert Tips for Couples

It’s been well over a year since Walt Disney World stopped selling Annual Passes. Now Disney World Annual Passes are returning on September 8, but with big changes for 2021.   I’ve been a Disney Annual Passholder for nearly a decade,…

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Unlimited Food + Sips at Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

SPONSORED — Calling all foodies! The beloved Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for its 11th year Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30, 2021. Boasting unlimited tastings at more than 20 stations featuring culinary…

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Guide to Viewing Disney Fireworks Outside the Parks

Here in Orlando, we have “The Most Magical Place on Earth” in our backyard. Walt Disney World is a magical place, and visiting such a place with our loved ones is all the more enchanting. Yet you don’t need to…

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10 Disney Date Tips and Ideas from @datingindisney

Run by Stephanie, an Orlando local and Disney expert, @datingindisney is full of ideas for your next Disney date. Engaged and married on Disney property, Stephanie shares her best Disney date tips for keeping love alive as adults in the…

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Three Socially Distant Disney Dinner Date Ideas Without a Park Ticket

We’re so fortunate to have access to the magic of Walt Disney World right in our own backyard. If you’re not quite ready to return to the theme parks, there’s still so much to enjoy without a ticket. My husband…

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Four Itineraries for a Disney Skyliner Gondola Crawl

There’s magic in the air! The much-anticipated Disney Skyliner gondola transportation system is now open at Walt Disney World Resort. This marks the largest addition to Disney’s transportation options since the monorail system. One of the most fun ways for…

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Our Favorite Disney Springs Happy Hours

When you are looking for a place with a wide array of dining options and entertainment, Disney Springs is a top choice. However, the massive entertainment complex comes with a reputation of high ticket items when it comes to food….

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How to do an Epic Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Food Crawl

You don’t have to step foot in a Disney theme park in order to experience a little magic. In fact, one of our favorite outside-the-parks Disney activities is to infiltrate the surrounding resorts for a DIY crawl hopping from one…

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How to Do a Disney Springs Brunch Crawl

Savvy Orlandoans know how to experience Disney local style, from taking advantage of happy hour deals to checking out the live music scene and planning for the occasional date night splurge. Today we’re offering up a new experience for locals:…

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Our Guide to the Best Places to Listen to Live Music at Disney

Music and the magic of Disney go hand in hand. Disney’s theme parks have offered live music since the opening day of Disneyland in California in 1955. Here in Orlando, there are many venues inside the theme parks and outside…

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Disney Springs Dates Under $50

When most locals hear of Disney Springs, they may associate it with large crowds and expensive food and drinks, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. A little planning could provide you and your boo with a number…

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Extreme Theme Park Date: Ride ALL 49 Disney Parks Rides in One Day

Orlando debuted its first theme park in 1971. Now fast forward to present day and the City Beautiful is known as the “Theme Park Capital of the World,” with numerous parks operated by Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios Orlando,…

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10 Quintessential Things to Eat at Disney Springs

As an Orlando local, you know how it is…family and friends come to town and it’s time to visit the touristy classics. Visit the ICON Orlando, pop over to a local zoo, and spend a day at Disney Springs. But before…

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The Best Disney PhotoPass Photo Op Locations for Couples

Did you know Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is one of the most Instagrammed places in the world? If you and your honey share a love for Disney, don’t miss out on capturing some memorable photos. Disney offers a fantastic…

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Top 8 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Disney World

More people visit Disney World during the holidays than any other time of year and for good reason. Disney has made it their business to offer an incredible amount of unique and magical ways to celebrate the holidays and this…

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Three Amazing Disney Springs Date Night Itineraries from $40 to $250

Disney Springs may function primarily as a tourist destination, but if you know where to look it’s full of exciting and romantic options for date night. At this dining, shopping and entertainment hub, you can snuggle up in the back…

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5 Hidden Gem Lounges and Bars at Disney for Date Night

Walt Disney World is filled with magic and endless fun for everyone. But the when the evening comes (or any time of day for that matter) and the adults want to wind down, there are some fabulous lounges and bars…

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Tips from Local Disney Bloggers

It’s the most wonderful time of year for foodies! The Epcot Food and Wine Festival returns August 30 through November 12, 2018 for 75 days of food-filled fun. This year, there are bites and beverages to savor from over 35…

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8 Places to Brunch at Disney…Outside and Inside of the Parks

Disney is a magical place filled with wonder, fun and food! Brunch is no exception when it comes to Disney’s fabulous offerings. The best part is there are great options inside and outside of the parks! We’ve rounded up a…

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Explore Magic Kingdom Until 1am During Disney After Hours

Enjoy an extra 3 hours of late-night fun at Magic Kingdom during Disney After Hours When it comes to Disney, most locals fall in one of two categories: you either absolutely love visiting the theme parks or you avoid the…

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8 Things to do at Disney Without a Park Ticket by @livingbydisney

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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The Best Disney World Hotels for a Romantic Escape

Heading to Disney for a staycation isn’t just for families, despite the kid-centric stigma. There are more activities offered for adults than you may think. Try out a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl for starters. While many may not consider…

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Where to Wine and Dine Around Disney Outside the Parks

Disney World is more than a family destination. With the revitalization of Disney Springs into a hub for foodies and a new focus on adult-friendly options like late-night entertainment, Disney is also transforming into a date night hotspot.  Perhaps the…

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A Progressive Date at Disney’s BoardWalk

Disney’s BoardWalk is arguably one of the best date night spots on Disney property. The picturesque boardwalk that transports you to a seaside town in New England becomes even more romantic as the sun goes down. There are plenty of…

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Disney Monorail Pub Crawl: A Guide to the Best Date Night Spots

The Best Bars & Lounges for a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl Written by Stephanie Patterson and Hannah Green UPDATE November 2019: Disney offers an organized Highway in the Sky Dine Around experience, a progressive 5-course dining experience that will…

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Date Night Hideaways Inside the Disney Parks

When you think of Disney, your first thought is not normally date night. So, you might be surprised that your adult Disney day can lead right into a Disney date night without leaving the parks! I spent an entire three…

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Disney Springs After Dark

By day, Disney Springs is a hot spot for tourists and shoppers, but locals know the real fun begins after dark. A multitude of bars and restaurants, each with their own distinct vibe, beckon you in for a fun-filled evening…

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8 Uniquely Flavorful Disney Dining Experiences

Walt Disney World resort restaurants offer much more than kid-centric character themed breakfasts. In fact, Disney dishes out some of the most flavorful culinary experiences for date nights! Here are some delicious options: “Untamed” Dining Adventure Let your taste buds…

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Our Guide to a Disney Springs Pub Crawl

Sip and nibble your way through Orlando’s newest fun hub on a Disney Springs Pub Crawl Gone are the club days of Pleasure Island (oh, how the revolving dance floor at Mannequins Palace will forever be missed). But the rolling…

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7 Disney Date Night Ideas – Outside of the Parks

Plan a perfect Disney date night; no park admission necessary! By Erica Thomas Don’t write off the famous mouse as nothing more than a tourist attraction for families and children. Mickey and Minnie have many date night possibilities to offer…

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10 Amazing Disney Date Nights

Walt Disney World and date night. Maybe not two things most people would put together. But Brooke Fehr, Disney Food Blog contributor, would advise you to reconsider. She’s studied the sprawling 40-square-mile resort extensively over the past few years and…

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