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.Walt Disney World Resort is the largest and most visited recreational resort in the world, containing four theme parks, two water parks, 24 themed hotels, and numerous shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation venues.^ The Downtown Disney® Area and Water Parks are only accessible by Disney Transportation from one of the Walt Disney World ® Resort hotels.
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^ Walkways and water taxis connect the three resorts with the theme parks.

^ The Parks - Walt Disney World Parks are the main reason to visit.
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.The resort complex is owned and operated by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, a division of the The Walt Disney Company, it is located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, a tourist area southwest of Orlando, Florida.^ A study for a location of a second Disney park recommends Ocala or Orlando in Florida.
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^ Walt Disney World - Florida's premier tourist destination .
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^ Silver Lake Resort The silver lake resort is a world class development located just minutes from the walt disney world resort complex.
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.The property is often abbreviated as Disney World or WDW.^ WDW was conceived as a Utopian experiment, a "world" over which Disney himself could engineer as he saw fit, with no outside involvement.
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^ Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida As the flagship theme park on the Disney World property, the Magic Kingdom is a must visit, particularly for families with young children.
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^ Walt Disney World Resort Orlando, Florida Walt Disney Theme Parks Abbreviation: WDW Opened: October 1st, 1971 www.disneyworld.com .

.It opened on October 1, 1971, with the Magic Kingdom theme park, and has since added Epcot (on October 1, 1982), Disney's Hollywood Studios (on May 1, 1989), and Disney's Animal Kingdom (on April 22, 1998).^ Fantasy is the central theme of the Magic Kingdom.
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^ The Premium Tickets will allow you "hop" between the theme parks: Magic Kingdom Park l Epcot l Disney's Hollywood Studios l Disney's Animal Kingdom .

^ The underlying theme of the Animal Kingdom Park is conservation and preservation.
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.A visit to Walt Disney World is considered a rite of passage for most residents of the eastern United States, as many residents experienced Walt Disney's attractions at Disneyland, the 1964 New York World's Fair, or the early days of the Walt Disney World resort and have passed their love of Disney attractions on to their children.^ Disney's big new attraction this year?
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^ Disney Dollars are accepted as cash throughout the Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.
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^ The Parks - Walt Disney World Parks are the main reason to visit.
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History and development

Spaceship Earth, the icon of Epcot
.In 1959, Walt Disney Productions, under the leadership of Walt Disney, began looking for land for a second park to supplement Disneyland, which had opened in Anaheim, California in 1955. Market surveys revealed that only 2% of Disneyland's visitors came from east of the Mississippi River, where 75% of the population of the United States lived.^ Walt Disney Productions releases Trenchcoat .
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^ Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World .
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^ Walt Disney opens Disneyland .
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.Additionally, Walt Disney disliked the businesses that had sprung up around Disneyland and wanted control of a much larger area of land for the new project.^ Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World .
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^ Walt Disney opens Disneyland .
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^ Email me Walt Disney World news.
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.Walt Disney flew over the Orlando site (one of many) on November 22, 1963, the day of the John F. Kennedy assassination.^ Walt Disney first flew over the Orlando site the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22 nd , 1963.
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^ Walt Disney first flew over the Orlando site (one of many) on November 22, 1963, the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

^ Walt Disney is one of my heroes.
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.He had previously flown over Sanford, Florida and approached the city council to allow him to build Disney World there, but was denied (the citizens of Sanford did not want the crime that was sure to come with tourism).^ There are plenty of opportunities for this at Disney World!
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^ He first flew over and appealed to the Sanford, Florida city council to allow him to build Disney World in Sanford, but his appeal was declined.

^ The citizens of Sanford did not want the crime that was sure to come with tourism.

.Seeing the well-developed network of roads, including the planned Interstate 4 and Florida's Turnpike, with McCoy Air Force Base (later Orlando International Airport) to the east, he immediately fell in love with the site.^ He saw the well-developed network of roads, including Interstate 4 and Florida's Turnpike, with McCoy Air Force Base (later Orlando International Airport) to the east, and immediately fell in love with the site.

^ Orlando-Sanford International Airport (IATA: SFB ) , which is farther away from Walt Disney World than is Orlando International, serves several flights from the United Kingdom, including those from Belfast in Northern Ireland.

^ Perhaps the best way to remember the code for Orlando International Airport is to think that MCO stands for " M ickey and CO mpany" (it actually stands for the airport's original name, McCoy Air Force Base).

.May 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] When later asked why he chose it, he said, "the freeway routes, they bisect here."^ My family went to the hospital to ask for her release, but the doctor said, "Since the police sent her here, we have to give her medicines.
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^ He asked them why they were leaving early, worried that maybe a CM was rude or something bad happened.
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^ Dedicated to all the married guys in Saudi who manage to remember just why they came here!

.May 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Disney focused most of his attention on the "Florida Project" where he purchased land for Disney World, both before and after his participation at the 1964–1965 New York World's Fair, but he died on December 15, 1966, and never saw his vision complete.^ DISNEY WORLD RESORT, FLORIDA - JANUARY 2008 .
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^ Walt Disney died on December 15 th , 1966, 5 years before his vision opened in 1971.
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^ Walt Disney created this show for the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.
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.To avoid a burst of land speculation, Disney used various dummy corporations and cooperative individuals to acquire 27,400 acres (110 km², 43 mi²) of land.^ To avoid a burst of land speculation, Disney used various dummy corporations and cooperative individuals to acquire 27,400 acres (110 km², 43 mi²) of land.

^ To avoid a burst of land speculation, Disney used various dummy corporations and cooperative individuals to acquire 27,400 acres of land.
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^ They used dummy corporations and cooperative individuals to acquire 27,400 acres with the first parcel closing October 23 rd , 1964.
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.The first five-acre (20,000 m², 217400 ft²) lot was bought on October 23, 1964, by the Ayefour Corporation[citation needed] (a pun on Interstate 4).^ The first five-acre (20,000 m², 217400 ft²) lot was bought on October 23, 1964, by the Ayefour Corporation (a pun on Interstate 4).

^ Much of the land had been platted into five-acre (20,000 m², 217400 ft²) lots in 1912 by the Munger Land Company and sold to investors.

^ The first five-acre (20,000 m) lot was bought on October 23, 1964 by the Ayefour Corporation (a pun on Interstate 4).

.Others were also used with second or secret meanings which add to the lore of the Florida Project, including M.T. Lott Real Estate Investments ("empty lot").^ Another dummy corporation name which land was bought under was RETLAW which spelled backwards is WALTER. Others were also used with a second or secret meanings which add to the lore of the Florida Project, including M.T. Lott Real Estate Investments (pronounced empty lot).

^ I've been using touringplans for the best days and wdwinfo for the projected opening times which have been really helpful.
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^ A 24-minute preview of the “Florida Project,” including plans for EPCOT (“Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow”), is recorded by Walt Disney on October 27.
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.In May 1965, major land transactions were recorded a few miles southwest of Orlando in Osceola County.^ In May 1965, major land transactions were recorded a few miles southwest of Orlando in Osceola County.

^ In May 1965, major land transactions were being recorded a few miles southwest of Orlando in Osceola County.
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^ On October 20, the Orlando Sentinel reports that Walt Disney has been buying up thousands of acres of land in Orange and Osceola counties.
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.Two large tracts totaling $1.5 million were sold, and smaller tracts of flatlands and cattle pastures were purchased by exotic-sounding companies such as the Latin-American Development and Management Corporation and the Reedy Creek Ranch Corporation.^ Two large tracts totaling $1.5 million were sold, and smaller tracts of flatlands and cattle pastures were purchased by exotic-sounding companies such as the Latin-American Development and Management Corporation and the Reedy Creek Ranch Corporation.

^ Two large tracts totalling $1.5 million were sold, and smaller tracts of flatlands and cattle pastures were purchased by exotic-sounding companies such as the Latin-American Development and Managers Corporation and the Reedy Creek Ranch Corporation.
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^ Ted McKim, manager of water and waste resources for Reedy Creek Energy Services, explained to me the intricacies of the water and waste treatment.
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.In addition to three huge parcels of land were many smaller parcels, referred to as "outs."^ In addition to three huge parcels of land were many smaller parcels, referred to as "outs."

^ It's not that hard to get two or three of them out within the first few turns and completely annihilate your opponent since, in Heresy, locations (land) can be killed as well.
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.Much of the land had been platted into five-acre (20,000 m², 217400 ft²) lots in 1912 by the Munger Land Company and sold to investors.^ The first five-acre (20,000 m², 217400 ft²) lot was bought on October 23, 1964, by the Ayefour Corporation (a pun on Interstate 4).

^ Much of the land had been platted into five-acre (20,000 m², 217400 ft²) lots in 1912 by the Munger Land Company and sold to investors.

^ On October 20, the Orlando Sentinel reports that Walt Disney has been buying up thousands of acres of land in Orange and Osceola counties.
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.In most cases, the owners were happy to get rid of the land, which was mostly swamp.^ In most cases, the owners were happy to get rid of the land, which was mostly swampland.

^ After most of the land had been bought, the truth of the property's owner was leaked to the Orlando Sentinel on October 20, 1965.

^ In many cases the owners were happy to sell the property because it was mostly swampland.
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.Yet another problem was the mineral rights to the land, owned by Tufts University.^ Yet another problem was the mineral rights to the land, owned by Tufts University.

^ Without the transfer of these rights, Tufts could come in at any time and demand the removal of buildings to obtain minerals.

^ Although OHSU owns a lot of land in the district and has nearly completed one building there, the university is a nonprofit and therefore does not pay property taxes.
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.Without the transfer of these rights, Tufts could come in at any time and demand the removal of buildings to obtain minerals.^ Without the transfer of these rights, Tufts could come in at any time and demand the removal of buildings to obtain minerals.

^ Without it, you could be stuck with nowhere else to go after doing everything you want to do at one park; or you could run out of time to do one last attraction and be unable to come back another day to pick it up.

^ We reserve the right at any time, without prior notice, to limit or reduce the quantity you ordered of any Product and we will notify you if we do so.
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.After most of the land had been bought, the truth of the property's owner was leaked to the Orlando Sentinel newspaper on October 20, 1965. A press conference soon was organized for November 15. At the presentation, Walt Disney explained the plans for the site, including EPCOT, the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, which was to be a futuristic city (and which was also known as Progress City).^ After most of the land had been bought, the truth of the property's owner was leaked to the Orlando Sentinel on October 20, 1965.

^ Walt Disney originally intended Epcot to be a working city for the future.

^ A press conference soon was organized for November 15.

.Plans for EPCOT would drastically change after Disney's death.^ Plans for EPCOT would drastically change after Disney's death.

^ A 24-minute preview of the “Florida Project,” including plans for EPCOT (“Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow”), is recorded by Walt Disney on October 27.
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^ Disney President Card Walker announces plans for Epcot.
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.EPCOT became EPCOT Center, the resort's second theme park, which opened in 1982. Concepts from the original idea of EPCOT would be integrated into the community of Celebration much later.^ Journey into Imagination opens at Epcot.
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^ Disney subsequently opened EPCOT Center in 1982, a theme park adapted from Walt Disney's vision for a "community of tomorrow".

^ Epcot was the second theme park to be built at Disney Florida.

.The Reedy Creek Drainage District was incorporated on May 13, 1966 under Florida State Statutes Chapter 298, which gives powers including eminent domain to special Drainage Districts.^ The Reedy Creek Drainage District was incorporated on May 13, 1966 under Florida State Statutes Chapter 298, which gives powers including eminent domain to special Drainage Districts.

^ A Florida Supreme Court ruling allows the Reedy Creek Improvement District to issue tax-free bonds to help finance the Disney World project.
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^ On May 12 th , 1967 legislation was signed into law forming the Reedy Creek Improvement District with the City of Bay Lake and the City of Lake Buena Vista within its borders.
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.To create the District, only the support of the landowners within was required.^ To create the District, only the support of the landowners within was required.

^ After a period during which some minor landowners within the boundaries opted out, the Drainage District was incorporated on May 13, 1966, as a public corporation.

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.Walt Disney died on December 15, 1966, before his vision was realized.^ Walt Disney died on December 15 th , 1966, 5 years before his vision opened in 1971.
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^ Walt Disney dies from lung cancer .
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^ But then, before he could get any further, Walt suddenly died of a heart attack in December 1966.
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.His brother and business partner, Roy O. Disney, postponed his retirement to oversee construction of the resort's first phase.^ With the wheels already in motion for the resort, Walt’s brother Roy O. Disney postponed his retirement to oversee construction of the first phase.
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^ His brother and business partner, Roy O. Disney, postponed his retirement to oversee construction of the resort's first phase.

^ When Walt and his brother Roy Edward Disney were boys, their father would tell them of the many wonders of the fair, such as the first ferris wheel, thus inspiring the dreams that would make them both successful as adults.
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.The Disney Company worked with Robert Hart, a New York architect and founder of Hart Howerton, an architecture firm that specializes in large-scale land use, to develop the initial master plans for the park.^ Disney runs a number of theme parks in the U.S., as well as Disneyland Parks in Paris, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, as well as a cruise line, a vacation tour package company, vacation ownership and rental properties, and a large number of hotels and resorts of other types.
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^ Walt Disney World Resort Executives News Wire article from: Targeted News Service; 2/9/2009; 700+ words ; ...release: Meg Crofton, President, Walt Disney World Resort Meg Crofton serves as President of the Walt Disney World Resort, overseeing a work...President of Worldwide Operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
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^ Zoloft in Japan in the early '90s, but its crucial large-scale human trial failed to use strict enough standards when picking patients, says Kenneth Wolski, who oversaw the trial as head of development for Pfizer's Japan subsidiary until he left the company in 1996.
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.September 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Hart had previously worked with John Carl Warnecke & Associates, which designed the John F. Kennedy memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.^ Cape Kennedy where our nations’ space program was born is another popular attraction for visitors of all ages to visit.

^ Post #39  6th September 2009 Zuimzado December 2008 3,081 Posts Best4bond posted: i was working on some custom textures for it, but some problems 1.
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^ Post #38  6th September 2009 Best4bond August 2008 571 Posts i was working on some custom textures for it, but some problems 1.
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.On February 2, 1967, Roy O. Disney held a press conference at the Park Theatres in Winter Park, Florida.^ On February 2, 1967, Roy O. Disney held a press conference at the Park Theatres in Winter Park, Florida.

^ In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is your gateway to Central Florida's illustrious theme parks and attractions.
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^ During a press conference on November 15, Walt Disney (accompanied by his brother, Roy, and Florida Governor Haydon Burns) makes the first public announcement detailing his plans for the “Florida Project” at the Cherry Plaza Hotel in Orlando .
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.The role of EPCOT was emphasized in the film that was played, the last one recorded by Walt Disney before his death.^ The role of EPCOT was emphasized in the film that was played, the last one recorded by Walt Disney before his death.

^ Copyrights records by Walt Disney Productions.
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^ Copyrights records by Walt Disney Productions .
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.After the film, it was explained that for Walt Disney World to succeed, a special district would have to be formed: the Reedy Creek Improvement District with two cities inside it, the City of Bay Lake and the City of Reedy Creek (now the City of Lake Buena Vista).^ Walt Disney World Dolphin - Lake Buena Vista 28.36479 , -81.56041 .
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^ Golf Walt Disney World ® Golf offers: .
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^ Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World .
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.In addition to the standard powers of an incorporated city, which include the issuance of tax-free bonds, the district would have immunity from any current or future county or state land-use laws.^ Currently it is free to try in it's current state.
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^ In addition to the power of eminent domain outside the District, the one other power that the District was given (that it would not have had if it were simply the two Cities) was an exemption to state zoning and land use laws.

^ But the power of Mediterranean city-states was waning.
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.The only areas where the district had to submit to the county and state would be property taxes and elevator inspections.^ The only areas the district has to submit to the county or state is for property taxes and elevator inspections.
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^ The only areas where the district had to submit to the county and state would be property taxes and elevator inspections.

^ Once the property was secure, he initiated a vast lobbying campaign, which continued after his death in December 1966, to win exemption from state, county, and local regulatory authority.
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.The legislation forming the district and the two cities was signed into law on May 12, 1967. The Florida Supreme Court ruled in 1968 that the district was allowed to issue tax-exempt bonds for public projects within the district despite the sole beneficiary being Walt Disney Productions.^ Walt Disney Productions releases Trenchcoat .
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^ A Florida Supreme Court ruling allows the Reedy Creek Improvement District to issue tax-free bonds to help finance the Disney World project.
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^ Walt Disney Productions releases Candleshoe .
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.The district soon began construction of drainage canals, and Disney built the first roads and the Magic Kingdom.^ But we are currently focusing on the Magic Kingdom first.
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^ Soon after, the lights went down and the music from the Magic Kingdom began.

^ The first Disney World theme park is the Magic Kingdom.
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.Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Resort, and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground were also completed in time for the park's opening on October 1, 1971. The Palm and Magnolia golf courses near the Magic Kingdom had opened a few weeks before.^ The Magic Kingdom opened on October 1 st , 1971 along with Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
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^ Topic: Magic Kingdom - Park description (Read 3163 times) .

^ The Magnolia & Palm Golf Courses opened a few weeks before Magic Kingdom.
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.Roy O. Disney dedicated the property and declared that it would be known as "Walt Disney World" in his brother's honor.^ Walt Disney World 2000 Pin!
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^ Golf Walt Disney World ® Golf offers: .
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^ Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World .
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.In his own words: "Everyone has heard of Ford cars.^ In his own words: "Everyone has heard of Ford cars.

.But have they all heard of Henry Ford, who started it all?^ But have they all heard of Henry Ford, who started it all?

^ Since this is a compositional rule and, like all rules in photography, they are more like guidelines anyway (now, where have we heard that before?
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^ Kristen Fitzgerald October 25, 2008 at Been to Disney 5 times – once as a child, 3 times with my son – who is now a freshman in college – and once with my daughter who is now 3 (I am starting all over!
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.Walt Disney World is in memory of the man who started it all, so people will know his name as long as Walt Disney World is here."^ In the center of all the magic of Walt Disney World - it happens at the Hilton.
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^ Golf Walt Disney World ® Golf offers: .
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^ Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World .
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.After the dedication, Roy Disney asked Walt's widow, Lillian, what she thought of Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World 2000 Pin!
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^ Golf Walt Disney World ® Golf offers: .
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^ Walt disney World Tips .
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.According to biographer Bob Thomas, she responded, "I think Walt would have approved."^ According to biographer Bob Thomas, she replied, "I think Walt would have approved."

^ Another option, according to one respondent, would be for the State to run more specialized rather than "generic" psychiatric hospitals.
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^ I can assure you Walt Disney would not have approved of our situation.
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.Roy O. Disney died on December 20, 1971, barely three months after the property opened.^ Roy O. Disney died on December 20, 1971, barely three months after the property opened.

^ Each day, one of the four Disney theme parks opens one hour early or stays open up to three hours after regular closing.
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^ Walt played a hands-on role in the planning of Disney World, but just over a year a later, in December 1966, he died.
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Disney subsequently opened EPCOT Center in 1982, a theme park adapted from Walt Disney's vision for a "community of tomorrow". The park permanently adopted the name Epcot in 1996. In 1989, the resort added Disney-MGM Studios, a theme park inspired by show business, whose name was changed to Disney's Hollywood Studios in 2008. The resort's fourth theme park, Disney's Animal Kingdom, opened in 1998.
Meg Crofton was named president of the resort in August 2006, replacing Al Weiss, who had overseen the site since 1994.

Location

.Despite marketing claims and popular misconceptions, the Florida resort is not located within the Orlando city limits, but is in its own cities: Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, about 21 miles (34 km) southwest of Orlando within southwestern Orange County, with the remainder in adjacent Osceola County.^ Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-1000 .
  • Walt Disney World Co. | Company News & Executive Profiles | BNET 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

^ The entire resort is also linked to the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course.

^ The entire property is outside Orlando's city limits; the majority sits within southwestern Orange County with the remainder in adjacent Osceola County to the south.

.Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista are controlled by Disney through the Reedy Creek Improvement District.^ The District headquarters are in a building in Lake Buena Vista, east of Downtown Disney.

^ Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 .
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^ (The City of Reedy Creek was renamed to the City of Lake Buena Vista around 1970.

.The 25,000 acres (101 km2; 39 sq mi)[3] site is accessible from Central Florida's Interstate 4 via Exits 62B (World Drive), 64B (US 192 West), 65B (Osceola Parkway West), 67B (SR 536 West), and 68 (SR 535 North), and Exit 8 on State Road 429 (Florida), the Western Expressway.^ The 25,000 acre (101 km²) site is accessible from Central Florida's Interstate 4 via Exits 62B (World Drive), 64B (US 192 West), 65B (Osceola Parkway West), 67B (SR 536 West), and 68 (SR 535 North), and Exit 8 on State Road 429 (Florida), the Western Expressway.

^ We are located just off Interstate 4 at exit 68 on State Road 535, also known as Apopka Vineland Road.
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^ In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is your gateway to Central Florida's illustrious theme parks and attractions.
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.At its peak, the resort occupied approximately 30,000 acres (120 km2) or 47 square miles (120 km²), about the size of San Francisco, or twice the size of Manhattan.^ Covering 47 square miles, and Walt Disney World is about the size of San Francisco or two Manhattan islands.

^ The District currently encompasses approximately 25,000 acres or 38.6 square miles.
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^ At its peak, the resort occupied approximately 30,000 acres (120 km²) or 47 square miles (120 km²), about the size of San Francisco, or twice the size of Manhattan.

.Portions of the property since have been sold or de-annexed, including land now occupied by the Disney-built community of Celebration.^ Portions of the property since have been sold or de-annexed, including land now occupied by the Disney-built community of Celebration.

^ A 24-minute preview of the “Florida Project,” including plans for EPCOT (“Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow”), is recorded by Walt Disney on October 27.
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^ Clients will delight in majesty as their favorite Disney Princesses, including Aurora, Snow White, Jasmine and Belle, gather to celebrate as Cinderella is crowned a princess.
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Attractions

Theme parks

.Walt Disney World Resort features four theme parks.^ There are 18 hotels in Walt Disney World Resort .
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^ Walt Disney World 2000 Pin!
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^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

Each park is represented by an iconic structure

Water parks

Other attractions

Golf and recreation

.Disney's property includes five golf courses.^ Golfers will delight in the five Walt Disney World championship courses or the 9-hole executive course.
  • Hilton In The Walt Disney World Resort [Orlando, FL]- Hotel Reviews - MyTravelGuide.com 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.mytravelguide.com [Source type: General]

^ As Technical Director of the Walt Disney World Marathon he is in charge of all staffing and course details which includes all coordination of security, transportation and volunteers.
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^ The property sits one quarter mile from Walt Disney World Resort and five miles from SeaWorld Orlando.
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.The four 18-hole golf courses are the Magnolia, the Palm, Lake Buena Vista and Osprey Ridge.^ Osprey Ridge and Lake Buena Vista are also 18-hole Golf Courses with Oak Trail being a 9-hole walking course designed for the young golfers and beginners.
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^ The entire resort is also linked to the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course.

^ Other hotels in Lake Buena Vista .
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.There is also a nine-hole walking course called Oak Trail, designed for young golfers.^ Osprey Ridge and Lake Buena Vista are also 18-hole Golf Courses with Oak Trail being a 9-hole walking course designed for the young golfers and beginners.
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^ Golfers will delight in the five Walt Disney World championship courses or the 9-hole executive course.
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^ Ticket does not include admission to the water parks, Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course, Disney Quest or Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex.

.Additionally, there are two themed miniature golf complexes, each with two courses, Fantasia Gardens and Winter Summerland.^ Disney’s Fantasia Gardens miniature golf course is across the street.
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^ There are two putting courses, Fantasia Gardens and Fantasia Fairways.

^ Where to Play on-site — 4 Disney Theme Parks, 5 championship golf courses, 2 European-style spas, nightlife, full-service marinas, water sports, Disney Water Parks, tennis • sports complex .
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.Catch-and-release fishing excursions are offered daily on the resort's lakes.^ It also has a catch and release fishing pond.
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^ The Blue Heron Lakefront Resort offers one- and two-bedroom suites with living room and patio overlooking the resort pools and Lake Bryan.
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^ The Palm Springs-themed rooms offer views of the resort, lake or pools from floor-to-ceiling windows.
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.A Florida fishing license is not required because it occurs on private property.^ They were able to improve on the design in Florida because there were no restraints by the lack of property available for future growth.
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.Cane-pole fishing is offered from the docks at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and Disney's Port Orleans Resort.^ Fort Wilderness boat dock .
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^ In anticipation of opening the new facility, Best Friends has assumed operating responsibility for the five existing pet boarding facilities in Walt Disney World Resort which are currently located at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
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^ 'Best Friends luxury pet resort' now under construction opposite Port Orleans Riverside 8:57pm EST .
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.Additional recreational activities include watercraft rentals, surrey bike rentals, and firework cruises that launch from several resort marinas.^ The Fireworks Cruise includes boat, decorations, cake, beverages and Illuminations fireworks show at Epcot.

^ Walt Disney World Resort launches its 100 Years of Magic Celebration, which includes the debut of the Share A Dream Come True Parade.
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^ Other activities throughout the resort include golf, miniature golf, tennis, boating, spas and health clubs, backstage tours, and many more.

Resorts

On-site Disney Resorts

.There are 32 resorts and hotels located on the Walt Disney World property.^ Convenient location to Disney World.
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^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World .
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.Of those, 24 are owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company.^ The resort is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company.
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^ These hotels were not owned by the Disney company.

^ The global economic downturn hit Walt Disney Co's quarterly results harder and faster than Wall Street expected, with the company on Thursday reportin...

.The Disney resorts are classified into five categories: Deluxe, Moderate, Value, Disney Vacation Club Villas, and Campground.^ The Disney owned resorts are classified into 4 categories and the Campground.
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^ Privileges available when staying at one of the Disney resorts , which include Value resorts, Moderate resorts, Deluxe resorts, Deluxe Villas (aka Disney Vacation Club) and Ft.
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^ Disney Vacation Club resort hotels?"
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Deluxe Resorts

Moderate Resorts

Value Resorts

Cabins and Campgrounds

Disney Vacation Club Resorts

Disney's Magical Express

.Guests with a Disney Resort reservation arriving at Orlando International Airport can be transported to their Disney resort from the airport using the complimentary Disney's Magical Express service, and have their bags picked up and transported for them through a contract with BAGS Incorporated.^ Transportation to the airport and other area attractions may be arranged through guest services.
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^ In 2007, Disney Transport started a guest services upgrade to the buses.

^ The Disney's Magical Express service is not available from this airport.

.Guests board custom motor coaches, watch a video about the Walt Disney World Resort, and their luggage is later delivered directly to their rooms.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Learn more about Walt Disney World Resort in the tabs below.
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^ Special offers available in Walt Disney World Resort!
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On-site non-Disney hotels

Future resorts on Disney property

.
  • Four Seasons: On March 1, 2007 Disney announced plans to convert its Eagle Pines and Osprey Ridge golf courses into a new 900-acre (3.6 km2) luxury resort that will include a Four Seasons hotel, an 18-hole championship golf course, and single- and multi-family vacation homes plus fractional ownership vacation homes.^ There are also six championship golf courses in Walt Disney World.

    ^ Disney Resorts The basics: Disney has four "seasons" at its Walt Disney World resort hotels each year.
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    ^ Walt Disney World Resort adds two new championship golf courses: Osprey Ridge and Eagle Pines.
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    [4] Construction delays have pushed the planned opening from 2010 to 2012.[5]

Never-built Disney resorts

Former Disney resorts

.
  • The Golf Resort — Became The Disney Inn, and later became Shades of Green.
  • Disney's Village Resort — Became the Villas at Disney Institute and then Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa.^ Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Vacation Packages .
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    ^ Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Villas Resort ...
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    ^ Disney's BoardWalk Villas Resort .
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    .The "Tree House" Villas were permanently decommissioned because they were not accessible to disabled guests.^ The reason why is because Disney doesn’t care about their guests happiness in itself, they care how the guests spend their money.
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    ^ A collection of vacation villas, tree house villas, and a golf course became the Disney Village Resort in 1972.

    .Until early 2008, they were used for International Program Cast Member housing.^ If you've been reading the other comments, it seems that arriving early and ingratiating yourself to the cast members is a good trick at getting picked.
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    ^ October 22, 2008 at I have been to Disney my advice is don’t take the kids until they are 16 and can go off on their own and just meet for dinner.
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    ^ The cast member would say "push them all the way in," and I would truthfully reply "they won't go any further."
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    .In February 2008, Disney submitted plans to the South Florida Water Management District to replace the 60 existing villas with 60 new villas.^ News from Disney for 2008” .
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    ^ More Information If you're planning on visiting SeaWorld® and Busch Gardens® after 1st March 2008 you've simply got to also visit Aquatica - A brand new water park created by SeaWorld® and right across the street from SeaWorld® Orlando.
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    ^ A Florida Supreme Court ruling allows the Reedy Creek Improvement District to issue tax-free bonds to help finance the Disney World project.
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    [6] The Treehouse Villas opened during the summer of 2009.

Executive Management

  • President, Walt Disney World Resort – Meg Crofton
  • Senior Vice President of Operations and Next Generation Experiences, Walt Disney World Resort – Jim MacPhee
  • Senior Vice President of Operations, Sales, and Alliance Development, Walt Disney World Resort — George Aguel
    • Vice President, Magic Kingdom — Phil Holmes
    • Vice President, Epcot — Dan Cockerell
    • Vice President, Disney's Hollywood Studios – Rilous Carter
    • Vice President, Disney's Animal Kingdom — Michael Colglazier
    • Vice President, Downtown Disney — Keith Bradford
    • Vice President, Resort Operations — Kevin Myers
    • Vice President, Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex and Disney Water Parks —Ken Potrock
    • Vice President, Transportation, Sports, and Golf — Jim Vendur
    • Vice President, Global Promotions, Disney Destinations LLC. – Greg Albrecht
      • Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Walt Disney World Resort — Shannon McAleavey
      • Vice President, Community Relations and Minority Business Development, Walt Disney World Resort — Eugene Campbell
      • Vice President Government Relations, Walt Disney World Resort — Bill Warren
      • Vice President Engineering, Walt Disney World Resort — Trevor Larsen
      • Vice President, Animal Programs and Environmental Initiatives — Dr. Jackie Ogden

Former Executive Management

  • Former President, Walt Disney World Resort 1994–2006 – Al Weiss
  • Former Executive Vice President of Operations, Walt Disney World Resort  1994-2006 — Lee Cockerell
  • Former Senior Vice President of Operations, Walt Disney World Resort  2006-2009 — Erin Wallace
  • Former Senior Vice President of Operations, Walt Disney World Resort – Karl Holz
    • Former Vice President, Magic Kingdom 2000-2001 – Erin Wallace
    • Former Vice President, Magic Kingdom 1987-1994 - Bill Sullivan
    • Former Vice President, Epcot 2007-2009 – Jim MacPhee
    • Former Vice President, Epcot 2001-2007 - Brad Rex
    • Former Vice President, Epcot 1994-1996 - Linda Warren
    • Former Vice President, Epcot 1987-1990 - Norm Doerges
    • Former Vice President, Disney's Hollywood Studios — Michael O'Grattan
    • Former Vice President, Disney-MGM-Studios - Bruce Laval
    • Former Vice President, Disney's Animal Kingdom —
    • Former Vice President, Disney's Animal Kingdom — Val Bunting
    • Former Vice President, Disney's Animal Kingdom — Kevin Lasnsberry
    • Former Vice President, Downtown Disney — Kevin Lasnsberry
    • Former Vice President, Downtown Disney — Djuan Rivers
    • Former Vice President, Downtown Disney – Karl Holz

Attendance

The May 2008 issue of trade magazine Park World reported the following attendance estimates for 2007 compiled by Economic Research Associates in partnership with TEA (formerly the Themed Entertainment Association):
.
  • Magic Kingdom, 17 million visits (No.^ AZ woman helps plan Disney World visits Magic Kingdom: The Lay of the Land Indoor attractions offer a warm welcome for Wal...
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    ^ "And now, the Magic Kingdom proudly presents, in a million points of musical light, the magic worlds of Disney...in SpectroMagic!"
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    ^ Next to it, over seven million cubic yards of earth were dug up for the lagoon and used as a foundation for the Magic Kingdom Park.

    .1 worldwide)
  • Epcot, 10.9 million visits (No.^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Choose a visit to one of the following for each of your 10 "Fun Visits" : .
    • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Park Hopper + Water Park Fun & More (Fun Visits) (10 day) - No Expiration .
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    ^ Water Park Fun & More (Fun Visits) (10 day) - No Expiration SAVE$33off (Adult) gateprice .
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    .6)
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios, 9.51 million visits (No.^ The room had an incredible view with a view of the swan hotel, the lake and Disney's Hollywood Studios.
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    ^ Animal Kingdom vacations California Adventure vacations Disney Water Parks vacations Disneyland Park vacations Disneyland vacations Epcot vacations Hollywood Studios vacations Magic Kingdom vacations Walt Disney World vacations Key Disney Destinations .
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    ^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Choose a visit to one of the following for each of your 10 "Fun Visits" : .
    • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

    .7)
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom, 9.49 million visits (No.^ Disneys Animal Kingdom - Holidays .
    • PassPorter Photos - Magic Kingdom - Holidays 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.passporter.com [Source type: General]
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    ^ Phase 1, currently open, occupies the higher floors of the current Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge structure.

    ^ Disneys Animal Kingdom - Africa - Attractions .
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    8)

Employment

.When the Magic Kingdom opened in 1971, the site employed about 5,500 "cast members". Today it employs more than 66,000, spending more than $1.2 billion on payroll and $474 million on benefits each year.^ Today it employs more than 61,000, spending more than $1.1 billion on payroll and $478 million on benefits each year.

^ Read more about Magic Kingdom® Park .
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^ Employment, maintenance and statistics Current logo of the operating company of the property, a subsidary of the Walt Disney Company When the Magic Kingdom opened in 1971, the site employed about 5,500 "cast members".

.The largest single-site employer in the United States [7], Walt Disney World Resort has more than 3,700 job classifications.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Learn more about Walt Disney World Resort in the tabs below.
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^ Walt Disney World with kids, 2000 .
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.The resort also sponsors and operates the Walt Disney World College Program, an internship program that has American college students live on site and work for the resort, providing much of the theme park and resort "front line" cast members.^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Special offers available in Walt Disney World Resort!
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.There is also the Walt Disney World International College Program, an internship program that has college students from all over the world.^ Walt Disney World with kids, 2000 .
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^ There is also the Walt Disney World International College Program, an internship program that has college students from all over the world.

^ A short guide to Walt Disney World .
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Maintenance

In a March 30, 2004, article in The Orlando Sentinel, then-Walt Disney World president Al Weiss gave some insight into how the parks are maintained:
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  • More than 5,000 cast members are dedicated to maintenance and engineering, including 750 horticulturists and 600 painters.
  • Disney spends more than $100 million every year on maintenance at the Magic Kingdom.^ Many Disney Cast Members are fluent in more than one language.
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    ^ Night of Joy celebrates its 25th year at Disney's Magic Kingdom.
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    ^ It’s Cast Members who make the Disney parks magical.
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    .In 2003, $6 million was spent on renovating its Crystal Palace restaurant.^ In 2003, $6 million was spent on renovating its Crystal Palace restaurant.

    ^ Comment : The Crystal Palace was one of the only restaurants open early when we last visted so we stopped for breakfast.
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    ^ It actually extends around both corners to include the Crystal Palace and Plaza Restaurants.
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    90% of guests say that the upkeep and cleanliness of the Magic Kingdom are excellent or very good.
  • The streets in the parks are steam cleaned every night.
  • There are cast members permanently assigned to painting the antique carousel horses; they use genuine gold leaf.
  • There is a tree farm on site so that when a mature tree needs to be replaced, a thirty-year-old tree will be available to replace it.

Transportation

A Disney bus, one of several transportation modes within the Walt Disney World Resort
.A fleet of Disney-operated buses on property, branded Disney Transport, is available for guests at no charge.^ In 2007, Disney Transport started a guest services upgrade to the buses.

^ There is a fleet of Disney-operated buses on property, branded Disney Transport, that is available for guests at no charge.

^ We also have 24-hour coffee available in the lobby, at no charge to guests.
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.In 2007, Disney Transport started a guest services upgrade to the buses.^ In 2007, Disney Transport started a guest services upgrade to the buses.

^ Transportation to the airport and other area attractions may be arranged through guest services.
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^ They are not to be confused with the Disney Cruise Line and Disney's Magical Express buses which are operated by Mears Transportation.

.SatellGPS systems controlling new public address systems on the buses give safety information, park tips and other general announcements, with music.^ SatellGPS systems controlling new public addresses systems on the buses give safety information, park tips and other general announcements with music.

^ The DVD contains information about new shows and attractions, plus much more, including pocket-sized planning guides, planning tips, and information on special events.
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^ The Hospital of Central CT New Britain Campus 100 Grand Street New Britain, CT 06050 A public general hospital.
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.Thay are not to be confused with the Disney Cruise Line and Disney's Magical Express buses which are operated by Mears Transportation.^ They are not to be confused with the Disney Cruise Line and Disney's Magical Express buses which are operated by Mears Transportation.

^ The beloved ten-minute cruise is a Disneyland original, added to Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom due to popular demand.

^ Disney provides transportation for guests and employees in the form of buses, ferries, and monorails, under the name Disney Transport.

.Taxi boats link some locations.^ Taxi boats link some locations.

.The Walt Disney World Monorail System also provides transportation at Walt Disney World.^ Up Next Walt Disney World Vacation 2006 Preview 3 .
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^ Attractions : Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World Reservations Meeting Space Orlando Group Rates Map ~2.71 miles from Disney's Magic Kingdom .
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^ Variant title: Walt Disney World vacationland.
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.Previously there were 12 operational monorails although a crash occurring in July 2009 meant that the Pink and Purple monorails were taken out of service.^ July 12, 2009 .
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^ July 12, 2009 9:48 PM randy said...

^ July 12, 2009 9:33 PM randy said...

.Parts of the Pink and Purple monorails were used to create a new monorail with the colour Teal which was put into operation in November 2009 taking the total amount of monorails to 11. They operate on three routes that interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.^ A Monorail arriving at the Magic Kingdom station.
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^ Disney puts in as much imagineering into their restaurants as they do their parks.
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^ Express: This route travels from the Transportation and Ticket Center (adjacent to the Magic Kingdom parking lot) to the Magic Kingdom gates and back, without stopping at the resorts.

.One line provides an express non-stop link from the TTC to the Magic Kingdom, whilst a second line provides a link from the TTC to Epcot.^ One line provides an express non-stop link from the TTC to the Magic Kingdom, whilst a second line provides a link from the TTC to Epcot.

^ Blizzard Beach - 1.0 mile Epcot Center - 1.1 miles Epcot Main Entrance - 1.2 miles Wide World of Sports - 1.8 miles Disney's Magic Kingdom - 2.0 miles Typhoon Lagoon - 2.0 miles Disney's Animal Kingdom - 2.2 miles Disney's Main Gate - 2.2 miles 3.0+ mi .
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^ Monorail black would have been stopped on the hill into the Contemporary on the Express line without power.
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.The third line links the TTC and the Magic Kingdom to the Contemporary, Polynesian, and Grand Floridian resorts.^ The third line links the TTC and the Magic Kingdom to the Contemporary, Polynesian, and Grand Floridian resorts.

^ The Grand Floridian from the resort monorail on the way to the Magic Kingdom .
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^ David's many roles at the Walt Disney World Resort have included manager of Character Entertainment at the Magic Kingdom Park; housekeeping at Disney's Wilderness Lodge; parking strollers at the Magic Kingdom Park; setting tables and preparing banquet meals at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa; driving the monorail; working the front lines in Attractions, Food & Beverage, and Merchandise at Disney's Animal Kingdom Park.
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Walt Disney World logo (1997-2009)
.During the resort's early planning stages, Walt Disney referred to the project as Project X, The Florida Project, Disney World, and The Disney World.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Walt Disney World with kids, 2000 .
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^ A short guide to Walt Disney World .
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Early visual references used the same medieval font as Disneyland. .Walt Disney was very involved in the site selection and project planning in the years before his death.^ Guests can also enjoy convenience of having purchases from select shops throughout Walt Disney World Resort delivered to the gift shop at the Dolphin.
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^ If the Return Time is sufficient for your plans, just insert your Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket, readmission ticket or Annual Passport into the machine.
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^ During a press conference on November 15, Walt Disney (accompanied by his brother, Roy, and Florida Governor Haydon Burns) makes the first public announcement detailing his plans for the “Florida Project” at the Cherry Plaza Hotel in Orlando .
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The secretive names were chosen because of the high confidentiality of the project during the initial planning. .After Walt Disney's death, Roy O. Disney added the name Walt to Disney World as a permanent tribute to his brother.^ Walt Disney World with kids, 2000 .
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^ Things to do near Walt Disney World .
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^ Walt Disney World Paint with water.
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.The resort's original logo was an oversized "D" with a Mickey Mouse-shaped globe containing latitude and longitude lines, with the property's name presented in a modern, sans-serif font.^ Mickey's Birthdayland was created in 1988 to honor Mickey Mouse's 60th birthday, and eventually changed its name to Mickey's Starland in 1990.

^ Walt Disney World Resort Original 1971 logo (Walt Disney Productions -The Walt Disney Company) Initial Construction, 1969-1971 Actual construction began in April 1969.

^ This pin features Mickey Mouse and Minnie at Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort playing with a big yellow golden retriever named Shadow, and a rainbow-colored ball.
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.Walt Disney World Resort retired its original font and symbol during its 25th anniversary celebration in 1996–97. The old "D" symbol still can be found in many places, however, including the front car of each monorail, manhole covers, select merchandise items and flags flown at several sites across the property.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ October 3, 1996, saw the premiere of the all-new "IllumiNations 25," a nightly celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ A short guide to Walt Disney World .
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Twin town

As part of a competition run by Disney for 2010, Walt Disney World Resort will have an unofficial twinning (sister city) with:

Development timeline

1965 Walt Disney announces Florida Project
1967 Construction begins
1971 Magic Kingdom
Palm and Magnolia Golf Courses
Disney's Contemporary Resort
Disney's Polynesian Resort
Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
1972 Disney's Village Resort
1973 Disney's Golf Resort
1974 Discovery Island
1975 Disney's Village Resort
Walt Disney Village Marketplace
1976 Disney's River Country
1980 Walt Disney World Conference Center
Disney's Village Resort — Club Lake Villas
1982 Epcot
1988 Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort
1989 Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon
Pleasure Island
1990 Disney's Yacht Club and Beach Club Resorts
Walt Disney World Swan
Walt Disney World Dolphin
1991 Disney's Port Orleans Resort
Disney Vacation Club
Disney's Old Key West Resort
1992 Disney's Dixie Landings Resort
Bonnet Creek Golf Club
1994 Disney's All-Star Sports Resort
Disney's Wilderness Lodge
1995 Disney's All-Star Music Resort
Disney's Blizzard Beach
Disney's Fairy Tale Wedding Pavilion
Walt Disney World Speedway
1996 Disney Institute
Disney's BoardWalk Inn and BoardWalk Villas
1997 Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex
Downtown Disney West Side
1998 Disney's Animal Kingdom
DisneyQuest
1999 Disney's All-Star Movies Resort
2001 Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
2002 Disney's Beach Club Villas
2003 Disney's Pop Century Resort
2004 Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
2007 Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas
2009 Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort
Treehouse Villas

See also

References

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  2. ^ a b Koenig, David (2007). Realityland: True-Life Adventures at Walt Disney World. Irvine, CA: Bonaventure Press. pp. 334. ISBN 978-0964060524. 
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  4. ^ "Four Seasons to Anchor New Disney Luxury Resort". Walt Disney World Public Affairs. 2007-03-01. http://www.wdwpublicaffairs.com/ContentDrillDown.Aspx?DisplayItem=2d3569bf-daec-4512-96d1-eb3000608dfd. Retrieved 2008-07-08. 
  5. ^ Clarke, Sara (August 26, 2008). "Walt Disney World sells land to Four Seasons, releases rendering". Orlando Sentinel. http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/business_tourism_aviation/2008/08/walt-disney-w-1.html. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
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  8. ^ "Walt Disney World to become twin town of Swindon". BBC News Online. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wiltshire/8399996.stm. 
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External links


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From Wikitravel

Walt Disney World is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings — consider printing them all.
Magic Kingdom parade
Magic Kingdom parade
.The Walt Disney World Resort [1] located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando, is the flagship of Disney's worldwide theme park empire.^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Walt Disney World or Universal resorts, perhaps?
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.It is, by far, the most popular theme park resort in the world.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Universal Orlando Resort Tickets Universal Orlando Resort provides a vacation from the ordinary with two theme parks that define state of the art entertainment and electric non stop nightlife!
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^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

.Some visitors describe it as a place of magic, wonder, and fantasy; others speak of fun, excitement, and relaxation; and still others complain of crowds, artifice, and unrelenting tackiness.^ Some of the experiences available during the party are not offered at any other time, so it allows you to enjoy Magic Kingdom in a unique way.
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^ Watch for this and other fun grave markers: "He loved to dance / He drank his fill / He drinks no more / He dances still" .
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.As with most things, the essence of Walt Disney World lies near the intersection of those three views.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ Top 10 favorite things to photograph in Walt Disney World.
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.The centerpieces of Walt Disney World are the four theme parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom.^ Up Next Walt Disney World Vacation 2006 Preview 3 .
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^ Attractions : Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World Reservations Meeting Space Orlando Group Rates Map ~2.71 miles from Disney's Magic Kingdom .
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^ Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention in Orlando 8701 Center Dr., Orlando, FL 32821 Reservations Orlando Group Rates Map ~2.39 miles from Disney's Magic Kingdom .
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.Walt Disney World also has the world's two most popular water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, both heavily themed.^ Explore the world of animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park .
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^ Attendance at Walt Disney theme parks in Florida and Californi...
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^ Most visitors divide their time between these four parks and the two water parks: Disney's Blizzard Beach and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon .
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.Two shopping and entertainment districts, Downtown Disney and Disney's Boardwalk, provide extensive shopping, dining, and entertainment options.^ Universal Orlando Resort Tickets Universal Orlando Resort provides a vacation from the ordinary with two theme parks that define state of the art entertainment and electric non stop nightlife!
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^ Some of the projects mentioned have yet to appear, others have been shelved, but more have been created, providing a plethora of entertainment options for young and old.

^ Swan & Dolphin Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista 1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 (Resort) At the center of the Walt Disney Resort, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is conveniently accessible by water and walkway to EPCOT, Disney-MGM Studios, and Disney's BoardWalk entertainment district.
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.If none of that strikes your fancy, check out some of the lesser-known activities: golf, miniature golf, tennis, boating, spas and health clubs, backstage tours, character dining, and much more.^ Check out Sasha Grey, Aria Giovanni and more in hilarious episodes of PG Porn .
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^ If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, be sure catch it on your next trip.
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^ This meal is extremely crowded and you can consider yourself very lucky if a particular character visits your table more than once.
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.If you can't find something fun to do at Walt Disney World, you aren't trying hard enough.^ If you really want to have some fun with photography at Walt Disney World, give abstract photography a try.
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^ Do you have a favorite prop at Walt Disney World?
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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Districts

.Walt Disney World can roughly be divided into five distinct areas—one for each of the four theme parks, plus Downtown Disney.^ Explore the world of animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park .
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^ Landscaping at Walt Disney World is our theme for this week's Disney Pic of the Week .
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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.The various resort hotels, and the attractions and restaurants found within, are grouped with the nearest park.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
  • Walt Disney World Resorts - Walt Disney Theme Parks - Walt Disney Amusement Park - Walt Disney Resort Vacation | Travel & Places 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC ayushveda.com [Source type: News]

^ Set close to Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, this resort hotel recreates the wonder of staying at an African safari lodge in a wildlif...
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^ Located in the International Drive Resort Area you'll find numerous restaurants, shops, and small attractions are within walking distance.
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.
  • The Magic Kingdom — Based on the original Disneyland in California (albeit lacking a New Orleans Square and a Critter Country), this is the oldest and most popular park of the complex; in fact, with over 17 million visitors annually, it's the most-visited single theme park in the world.^ At the time it was "Gay Day in the Magic Kingdom," a single day when the gay and gay supportive community was encouraged to "Wear Red and Be Seen" while visiting the world’s most popular theme park.
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    ^ Explore the world of animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park .
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    ^ Disney based his worlds on the Magic of imagination.
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    .This is the park people think of first when they think of Walt Disney World, a place where adventure meets fantasy and history meets the future.^ I know at Walt Disney World there's not a lot of places for landscapes in the parks.
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    ^ They'll go to Disney World, and Yellowstone Park.
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    ^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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    .The Magic Kingdom has the most kid-friendly attractions and most of the classic rides beloved by kids-at-heart.
  • Epcot — A sort of "permanent World's Fair", Epcot is dedicated to both international culture and technological innovation.^ This nostalgic kid-friendly attraction is inspired by the Disney classic "Cinderella."
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    ^ Epcot Attractions and entertainment dedicated to technological innovation and the culture and cuisine of 11 nations.
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    ^ This attraction can be found in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom .
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    .World Showcase takes you on a trip around the world as you visit themed pavilions filled with the art, architecture, people, and products of eleven different countries.^ You'll be immersed in a world filled with exhilarating excitement, fantastic thrills, over 20 Disney Resort Hotels and unlimited recreational opportunities.
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    ^ Did You Know … The new World ShowPlace pavilion at Epcot is the largest dedicated group facility ever created inside a Theme Park.
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    ^ My family goes to Walt Disney World every year in January or February, and we always visit this restaurant more than once each trip.
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    .Future World explores human achievements in pavilions dedicated to communication, imagination, conservation, and more.^ Like all the World Showcase pavilions, Norway has a lot to explore and many details easily overlooked .
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    ^ The pavilions in Future World had corporate sponsors which helped fund and provide technical assistance in putting them together where necessary.

    ^ It's a great detail the Disney Imagineers caught and added to the France pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase.
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    .Not far from Epcot is Disney's Boardwalk, a collection of restaurants, gift shops, and nightlife spots themed as a 1920's Eastern Seaboard boardwalk.
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios — This park represents the "Hollywood that never was," with attractions themed around movies and television.^ Over at Disney's Hollywood Studios enter the world of movie making.
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    ^ Where to Play on-site — 4 Disney Theme Parks, 5 championship golf courses, 2 European-style spas, nightlife, full-service marinas, water sports, Disney Water Parks, tennis • sports complex .
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    ^ Universal Orlando Resort Tickets Universal Orlando Resort provides a vacation from the ordinary with two theme parks that define state of the art entertainment and electric non stop nightlife!
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    .You'll find a variety of live shows and attractions based on Disney, Lucasfilm, and MGM productions.^ You'll be immersed in a world filled with exhilarating excitement, fantastic thrills, over 20 Disney Resort Hotels and unlimited recreational opportunities.
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    ^ Located in the International Drive Resort Area you'll find numerous restaurants, shops, and small attractions are within walking distance.
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    ^ And because the Marriott Village is a Walt Disney World® Good Neighbor Hotel, when you stay with us at the Village you have the added convenience to purchase tickets to any of the Walt Disney World ® attractions.
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    .Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex is nearby.
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom — Something of a mix between a zoo and a theme park, Animal Kingdom has both naturalistic live animal exhibits and typical Disney amusement rides.^ Dsiney world theme parks .
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    ^ Walt disney theme parks .
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    ^ Disney's Animalk Kingdom Park The world's largest animal-themed park full of attractions, adventure and fantastic animals.
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    .Blizzard Beach, a water park themed as a melting ski resort, is nearby.
  • Downtown Disney — For more "grown-up" activities, Downtown Disney has shopping, nightclubs, restaurants, and unique entertainment.^ Downtown Disney buses do not go to the Disney resorts.
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    ^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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    ^ Universal Orlando Resort Tickets Universal Orlando Resort provides a vacation from the ordinary with two theme parks that define state of the art entertainment and electric non stop nightlife!
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    This is where the most action is after dark. The Typhoon Lagoon water park is nearby.
Walt's Dream
.Walt Disney (1901–1966) loved Disneyland, but it never had the space he needed to realize all of his dreams.^ October 3, 1996, saw the premiere of the all-new "IllumiNations 25," a nightly celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ More than hotel rooms and function space, the Walt Disney World Resort is a world of creativity and innovation.
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^ There is also the Walt Disney World International College Program, an internship program that has college students from all over the world.

.Disney World (as he originally called it) was to remedy that, but Walt never got to see it; he died five years before it opened.^ That is the busiest time of year at Disney World.
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^ When are the best (and worst) times of year to go to Walt Disney World?
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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.As seen in his dedication speech below, Roy Disney lengthened the park's name to Walt Disney World as a way of emphasizing that it was his brother's dream.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Roy O. Disney dedicated the property and declared that it would be known as "Walt Disney World" in his brother's honor.

."Walt Disney World is a tribute to the philosophy and life of Walter Elias Disney, and to the talents, the dedication, and the loyalty of the entire Disney organization that made Walt Disney's dream come true.^ Roy O. Disney stood with Mickey Mouse in Town Square and read the dedication plaque: WALT DISNEY WORLD is a tribute to the philosophy and life of Walter Elias Disney .

^ Disney organization that made Walt Disney's dream come true.

^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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May Walt Disney World bring joy and inspiration and new knowledge to all who come to this happy place, a Magic Kingdom where the young at heart of all ages can laugh and play and learn — together."
— Roy O. Disney, 25 October 1971
"I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty. Call the child 'innocence'. The worst of us is not without innocence, although buried deeply it might be. In my work I try to reach and speak to that innocence, showing it the fun and joy of living; showing it that laughter is healthy; showing it that the human species, although happily ridiculous at times, is still reaching for the stars." — Walt Disney
.The most important thing to understand about the Walt Disney World Resort is that it was designed to be fun for anyone.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ BUSES go to all Walt Disney World Resorts.
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.Don't make the mistake of staying away just because you don't have kids.^ Get FASTPASSes right away if you think you will want to ride anything, because the lines will be very long by noon.
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^ And because the Marriott Village is a Walt Disney World® Good Neighbor Hotel, when you stay with us at the Village you have the added convenience to purchase tickets to any of the Walt Disney World ® attractions.
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^ There are several restaurants within a short driving distance of the hotel as well, just in case you don't want to take advantage of what the hotel has to offer.
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.Singles and couples without children who think a Walt Disney World vacation is just for kids ignore the many "adult" entertainments available throughout the resort.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ Just about any Disney character, that’s who!
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^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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.Gourmands, sun-worshippers, world travelers, thrill-seekers, comedy-lovers, film devotees, sports fans, club-hoppers, and history buffs will all find plenty of ways to have a great time.^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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^ Nikon Coolpix 995, 1/30s, f/3, 200 ISO, 0 EV You can find props in all the parks, resorts and entertainment areas in Walt Disney World.
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^ Comment : We had a great time all the characters stopped by to see us but just before we got to see Tigger it was time for their break.
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.Of course, if you do have kids, the best part of your Walt Disney World vacation is in experiencing the parks through their eyes.^ More information on Walt Disney World Plan your Walt Disney World holiday .
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^ Walt disney theme parks .
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^ With new Magic Your Way vacations, you can do Disney your way!
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.That is when you really understand Walt Disney's vision of a place where kids and parents can have fun together.^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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^ Congratulations Alan, you are the lucky recipient of a fabulous Disney book and some really cool AllEars schwag!
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.Walt Disney World is enormous, a multi-day resort destination.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ BUSES go to all Walt Disney World Resorts.
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.Each of its four theme parks is big enough to occupy visitors for a full day (and often two, depending on crowds).^ Universal Orlando Resort Tickets Universal Orlando Resort provides a vacation from the ordinary with two theme parks that define state of the art entertainment and electric non stop nightlife!
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^ With four Theme Parks...two Water Parks...over 20 themed Resort Hotels...two nighttime entertainment districts...a state-of-the-art sports complex...dining, shopping and recreation galore, it’s easy to see how this vacation of a lifetime has enough smiles for everyone.
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^ He mentioned once or twice that he'd liked me symphonies, an' he'd read me Ergonomics thesis on applyin' theme-park crowd-control techniques in urban settings, an' liked what I had t' say thar.
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.Unless you live nearby, four days is considered the bare minimum length of visit to even begin to experience the resort; some people stay as long as two weeks and still bypass some attractions.^ Suites sleeps up to six people , two queen beds in bedroom and sofa bed in living area, a television in each room, fully equipped kitchens.
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^ Great break on hot days so either strip the young ones down to the bare minimum or plan ahead and bring a bathing suit and towel.
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^ After a long day at the parks or exercising at a nearby fitness center, you may decide to dine in your studio where you can watch television on a 32” plasma screen or lounge back on a pillowtop bed with a lapdesk for postcard writing.
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.Traveling to Walt Disney World represents a major pilgrimage for many American families.^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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^ If the Return Time is sufficient for your plans, just insert your Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket, readmission ticket or Annual Passport into the machine.
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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.The "typical" visit involves flying into Orlando International Airport, busing to an on-site Disney hotel, spending about a week without leaving Disney property, and returning home.^ Not your typical home movie of Disney.
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^ If the Return Time is sufficient for your plans, just insert your Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket, readmission ticket or Annual Passport into the machine.
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^ Now From $129/pn Florida Fantasy Homes International Orlando 55% OFF Luxury Suites: From $119!
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There are infinite variations possible, but this remains what most people mean when they talk of "going to Disney World".
.Everything at Walt Disney World is carefully constructed and choreographed to maintain your perceptions of visiting an idealized world.^ More information on Walt Disney World Plan your Walt Disney World holiday .
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^ The worst times to visit Walt Disney World are: .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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.Company jargon frames every aspect of customer service as part of the "show": employees are "cast members", visitors are "guests", and every prop and costume must be completely "in-character" while "on-stage" (visible to guests).^ Guest Services Cast Member processes an Annual Pass for a guest.
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^ It shows every detail in mountain's "rock" and "snow" with a nice base frame of trees and top frame of sky.
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^ It's a bit easier in WDW but still takes a little effort to ask non-character cast members for their picture.
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.While some people find this attention to detail cloying and artificial, the vast majority of visitors are happy to immerse themselves in this relaxing, carefree environment.^ Some people are extremely enthusiastic about their experiences with vacation home rentals and have reported to me that they were very happy with this option.
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^ There are a lot of people really paying attention to Disney’s details!
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^ You cannot find another family friendly, safe environment online anywhere else that can bring so many people together in so many ways.
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.Even so, the realities of Walt Disney World can be stark: long lines, sweltering heat, rude guests, and expensive merchandise are common.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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.There are ways to avoid the worst elements (namely by carefully choosing when to visit) and customer service is almost universally impeccable, even (or perhaps especially) when things go wrong.^ When my Chicagoan friend gets called away by customers, I often remain in this incredible place, to visit with other friends that I have known for almost 3 years.
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^ When you go, there are different things going on depending on the time of year and you need to know what they are and when they happen.
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^ What if I told you there was a way to do the same thing using your camera and not having to do any post-processing in software.
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.Many first-time visitors try to do too much during their stay.^ The early morning on opening day had Guests driving around the toll plaza over and over again, trying to steer their way in to be the first visitors to the park.

^ Many times I have taken a photo which looked good in the viewfinder but, when reviewing it in the camera's LCD display, not so much.
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^ This was the resort I stayed at the very first time I went to Disney World.
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Unless crowds are unusually small, this is a sure-fire recipe for burnout and exhaustion. .You need to have a basic schedule in mind, but you should remain flexible in order to account for closed rides, full restaurants, special events, and just changing your mind.^ If you change or deactivate your wireless telephone number, you agree to promptly update your Mobile Application Services account information to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person that subsequently acquires your old number.
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^ Though I did find some including the example I am showing you today, you really need to create images with the panoramic image in mind.
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^ [Just refresh your browser if the slideshow gives you an error message.
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.If the crowds get too heavy or the weather gets too hot, smart guests staying on-site head back to their hotels to relax, grab a snack, or take a swim, then return later in the day.^ Be sure to keep your ticket and have your hand stamped upon exiting the Park if you wish to return later the same day.
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^ I'd picked th' timin' o' me raid carefully: by arrivin' at high noon, I be stickin' t' me traditional pattern fer watchin' hot-weather crowd dynamics.
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^ I'm sure after a long day at the parks, this is a welcome sight for returning guests.
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.Trying to adhere to a rigid schedule will only frustrate you and your family, and you're not going to Walt Disney World to get frustrated, are you?^ BUSES go to all Walt Disney World Resorts.
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^ Do you have a favorite prop at Walt Disney World?
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.With some careful basic planning, an open mind, and a cheerful attitude, a visit to Walt Disney World can be whatever you want it to be: fulfilling, exciting, relaxing, enlightening, or just plain fun.^ If you really want to have some fun with photography at Walt Disney World, give abstract photography a try.
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^ Some are fun and whimsical, while others are just plain gorgeous.
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^ Do you have a favorite prop at Walt Disney World?
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.Whatever you chose to do, your visit is guaranteed to be an experience, in every sense of the word—one you'll never forget.^ You'll never want to "leaf."
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^ Orlando Restaurants Your guide to all the best Orlando food & drink spots when you visit.
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^ Choose a visit to one of the following for each of your 4 "Fun Visits" : .
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We're all in this together
.As seen below, and perhaps not surprisingly, the eight most visited theme parks in the world are all affiliated with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; but even more remarkable is the fact that half of them are part of Walt Disney World!^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ More information on Walt Disney World Plan your Walt Disney World holiday .
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Rank Park Attendance (2008)
1 Magic Kingdom 17,063,000
2 Disneyland (Anaheim, CA) 14,721,000
3 Tokyo Disneyland 14,293,000
4 Disneyland Paris 12,688,000
5 Tokyo DisneySea 12,498,000
6 Epcot 10,935,000
7 Disney's Hollywood Studios 9,608,000
8 Disney's Animal Kingdom 9,540,000
Source: TEA/ERA Attraction Attendance Report 2008 [2]

Read

.Enough books have been written about Walt Disney World to fill a good-sized bookshelf.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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.One very informative set of books are the Imagineering Field Guides; there's one for each of the four parks (plus one for Disneyland).^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 7 "Days" (hopping allowed between the four parks listed immediately below): .
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^ Since no one had built a 189-foot castle in America, there was difficulty finding craftsmen experienced in the field.

^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 10 "Days" (hopping allowed between the four parks listed immediately below): .
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.They go through each park area-by-area and feature great concept images (some rarely seen), behind-the-scenes details, and tricks of the imagineering trade.^ Jus' stonewall them -- tell them they'll be havin' t' find other Imagineerin' support if they want t' go through wi' 't, that ye're booked solid."
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^ Now, they aren’t all good mind you, but still, it takes awhile to go through them all.
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^ Some of the shadowy areas now have details and the waterfall has a whispy look.
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Watch

.Disney is a multinational media conglomerate, so it's not really surprising that there's a ton of video presentations that feature Walt Disney World.^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ Walt disney world theme parks .
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^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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Several television programs have filmed on-location at the resort. .The 1990s-era Mickey Mouse Club (the one that gave Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake their starts) was filmed entirely at the production facilities inside the Disney-MGM Studios (now Hollywood Studios) park.^ The Disney-MGM Studios is a tribute to the world of Hollywood magic.

^ The Disney-MGM Studios was an instant success.

^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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.Full House, Roseanne, Family Matters, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch are among the sitcoms (mostly on Disney-owned ABC) with episodes showing the characters visiting Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World is full of opportunities for panning images.
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^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ She be, quite literally, raised in Walt Disney World an' 't showed.
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.Another fun option, if you can find it, is 1990's The Muppets at Walt Disney World, which was intended as a precursor to Disney's purchase of the Muppets (which finally happened in 2004).^ Do you have a favorite prop at Walt Disney World?
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Let me tell you, that’s not easy to find in Walt Disney World!
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.Those shows only used the park as a backdrop, though, so they have limited "tourist" value.^ This is what photographers do when they use a backdrop.
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^ Signs telling you where you parked, what bus to take, when a show starts, who to see, and how to use the emergency bag in Mission: Space .
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^ This year I want to show you a couple of my results using those tips.
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.For meatier fare, there's always the yearly Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade, which often includes segments showing the latest and greatest attractions around the World.^ There are plenty of opportunities for this at Disney World!
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^ She be, quite literally, raised in Walt Disney World an' 't showed.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.If you're going to watch the parade just to get planning information, though, you might as well just call Disney at +1 407 W-DISNEY and ask for their free vacation planning video [3].^ As to the atmosphere, well you just have to go there!
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^ Now you're free to go and enjoy the rest of the Park.
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^ If the Return Time is sufficient for your plans, just insert your Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket, readmission ticket or Annual Passport into the machine.
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.As expected, you won't find much official material that addresses the problems you might encounter at Walt Disney World, but they do offer a good introduction to the resort for first-timers who are trying to get a feel for the place before they go.^ I haven’t tried one myself, but I have friends who consider this a “must do” when they are at Walt Disney World.
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^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ So often we are trying to cram in as much as we possibly can at Disney World.
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.Another good source of information is the official YouTube channel of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts [4].^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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.Disney has also made a few full-length features based on various rides in the parks—the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy being by far the best—but don't expect the rides to have much of anything to do with the films.^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ The Nifty-Fifty lenses are a Disney photographers best friend for the dark rides at a Disney park.
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^ People who enjoy Disney themepark photography try to outdo each other on flickr and many Disney boards as to who can get the best ride shots.
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.Okay, yes, Jack Sparrow can now be spotted inside the Pirates ride, but it's just a cameo appearance.^ While watching Captain Jack's Pirate Tutorial in the Magic Kingdom , I caught the action of Captain Jack Sparrow and his young band of pirates in late afternoon sunshine.
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^ The first one is subtle rim lighting with just a hint of it on some of Captain Jack Sparrow's dreads.
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.Last but not least, Walt Disney World is featured in three Disney "Sing Along Songs" titles.^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ Walt disney world theme parks .
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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.Campout at Walt Disney World is set at Fort Wilderness Campground, Beach Party at Walt Disney World covers a wide range of activities including the two water parks, and Flik's Musical Adventure is set at Disney's Animal Kingdom.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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Check the weather forecast for Lake Buena Vista, FL from NOAA.
.Like all of Central Florida, the climate at Walt Disney World is humid and subtropical.^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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Summer (May-October) is hot and sticky and winter (November-April) is mild and drier. .Visitors from higher latitudes are often surprised by the sheer intensity of the summer sun in Florida, which can rise to within a few degrees of straight overhead in June and July.^ Typhoon Lagoon opened June 1, 1989, providing Guests with even more cool relief from the Florida summer heat.

In late August through September, late afternoon thundershowers are very common; plan accordingly.
.That said, climate problems are well known at Walt Disney World and there are several means to cope (see "Weather" in the Stay Safe section).^ There are plenty of opportunities for this at Disney World!
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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Inclement weather can often lead to the temporary closure of outdoor rides and live performances. .In the case of rides, they will re-open after the weather improves, and FastPass tickets will continue to be accepted, even if the printed time interval has expired.^ Th' way we're going, they'll be lucky if someone dasn't jus' switch 'em off when 't comes time t' reanimate.
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^ When they blew ou', Liberty Square be a ghost town, an' I grabbunk th' opportunity t' ride th' Mansion five times in a row, walkin' on ever' time.
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^ I think we will just get a later PS. Our time was 8:05 and there is a rush after they open the gates to get to this restaurant.
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Live performances may be either delayed or canceled outright. .On the other hand, inclement weather could be a good thing, as outdoor queue lines tend to be shorter or even gone altogether.^ We had yummy cheese-filled tortellini, chicken with portabello mushrooms, hoisin beef and other good things.
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^ I felt it would make a good contribution to the Disney Pic of the Week Queue Line theme .
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When to visit

.There used to be some times of year when the parks were relatively deserted, but not so much anymore.^ Me phone rang three or four times a tide, Dan checkin' in from his rounds o' th' Park, seekin' ou' some way t' accumulate swabbieal capital.
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^ With new and improved fiber optics, lasers, computers, and water controls, the park would have five times the amount of special effects used in the Magic Kingdom Park.

^ If there is it is probably a one time use cause they don't want everyone to have it.
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.Now they just vary from "moderately busy" to "completely insane". Still, deciding when to go remains a game of trade-offs: you must decide whether to favor lower crowds or longer park hours, and decide whether you prefer scorching days or chilly nights.^ It's game day and you need to cook for 8-10 hombres.
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^ Meal : Lunch Service Times : Slow Courtesy : Just Average Atmosphere : Not Clean Food : Not much to choose from Comment : A hot and crowded day in the park.
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^ Policy at this restaurant states that all members of the party must be present before they will seat you.
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The peak periods for attendance are late December, mid-June to mid-August, and mid-February to mid-April. Why? That's when kids are on break from school. .If you have kids, you may have no choice but to go during these peak times.^ You understand, acknowledge and agree that we assume no responsibility for deletion of Postings or any failure to store, receive or deliver Postings in a timely manner or any other matter relating to Postings.
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^ Gives you plenty of time to eat a great buffet for adults and kids alike.
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^ These lenses will never replace a tripod but they do give you more flexibility for those times you can't or won't carry one with you.
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.The bad news is that you'll be packed like sardines next to 50,000 of your new closest friends, you'll wait two hours to go on rides like Splash Mountain and Soarin', and you'll be paying a premium for the privilege.^ I’ll go easier on you this week… .
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^ I’ll leave the rest for you to capture on your next trip.
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^ I’ll be back on August 16 with a new challenge for you.
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.In the summer, you also get to listen to the kids complain about the heat.^ You can just about set your watch for a summer downpour about that time.
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.On the bright side, though, you'll have plenty of company, the parks are guaranteed to be open late, and as many rides as possible will be up and running.^ Then you might want to skip going into Injun Joe's Cave though Tom Sawyer tells you he has not been seen lately.
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^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ Many of you confused Cool Wash with Club Cool , which is on the other side of Future World in Innoventions West.
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.If your schedule allows any flexibility at all, you should avoid these peak periods.^ Orlando Restaurants Your guide to all the best Orlando food & drink spots when you visit.
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^ You should try to put the horizon at either the upper or lower third of your viewfinder when composing.
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^ Smile knowing your VR or IS lens will allow you to capture the show.
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Attendance is lowest in October, November (pre-Thanksgiving), December (pre-Christmas), and January. .These can be very good times to go; crowds are low and prices are too, but keep in mind that you may find a few rides are shut down for maintenance, and the parks have shorter operating hours.^ It's something to keep in mind when you have time to do so.
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^ It took a few tries to get the timing down.
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^ Be prepared for a low percentage of images you'll find acceptable when trying this technique.
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.In the winter, it's often too cold to go to the water parks, and you'll need a jacket at night.^ I’ll go easier on you this week… .
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^ It is a regular Water Park Fun & More (5 day) ticket, exactly the same as a Water Park Fun & More (5 day) that you could buy from the gate.
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^ Visit Epcot at night and you’ll see Spaceship Earth reflecting its brilliant color in the World Showcase Lagoon.
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.The weeks between Easter and Memorial Day are another slow period, as well as the months of August and September; both periods provide a good balance of price, crowds, temperature, and operating hours, but you may need to take the kids out of school if you're bringing them along.^ For 24 hours a day, you’re immersed in a wonderful fantasy world where you receive legendary service, gracious hospitality, exclusive resort amenities and magical touches that only Disney can provide.
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^ People you cant get codes for the space suits or the dresses they had them as special even items in the shops.You cant get them anymore though they did bring out another dress on August 19th 2005 and an explorers suit but they are gone too.Nobody wants to trade them either but they may bring out more costumes.The last dress before this one was only sold a few weeks ago.That one was gold/yellow and this one is was pink.I hope the next is blue.
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^ May 27, 2005 8:03 AM My guess is they don't let you use numbers so that you can't give your address or phone number to another player.
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If your vacation dates are flexible, plan to arrive to the Orlando area on Thursday. .Both Friday and Saturday are transition days for park visitors, especially in the summer months.^ The early morning on opening day had Guests driving around the toll plaza over and over again, trying to steer their way in to be the first visitors to the park.

^ Because Animal Kingdom normally closes earlier than the other parks, it's hard to get night time photos - especially in summer when it stays light later.
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^ The Magic Kingdom Park was barely a month old when on the day after Thanksgiving, the parking lots filled up quickly and the staff reluctantly closed the gates.

.Saturdays do draw in more Annual Pass holders to the park, but that is the major day that people either arrive or leave the area.^ The entire park is represented virtually by their respective areas: Fantasy Land, Adventure Land, Tomorrow Land, and Main Street, and each area has 'instances' of each of the major attractions.
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^ It was 1AM and the park had another hour of EMH to go so there was still people walking about the hub area in front of Cinderella's Castle.
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^ A lot of people guessed Hollywood Studios this week but remember, you have to give me a bit more detail than just the name of the park to be entered into the drawing.
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.This causes attendance figures to be down, making it a perfect day to visit the parks.^ Ultimately, though, less than 10,000 Guests visited the park that day.

^ It makes a perfect 1st stop for a long day's jaunt in the Magic Kingdom.
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.If you are planning to have a day of rest in your vacation, by arriving on Thursday you can enjoy two days of parks with reduced crowds and then use Sunday to rest.^ You can enjoy the rest of the park while FASTPASS® saves your place in line.
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^ You can enjoy the rest of the park while FASTPASS saves your place in line.
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^ You cannot hop by using 2 days of your ticket to hop on the same day.
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.If during those first two days you are planning to visit the Magic Kingdom, plan to do it on Friday.^ In photography, each day has two Magic Hours .
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^ Just perfect for a day in a Magic Kingdom.
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^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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Attendance figures pick up for that park on Saturday. .You will be able to do more attractions in the first two days while you are revved up, and then it will allow you to relax and enjoy the park on the more crowded days.^ This meal is extremely crowded and you can consider yourself very lucky if a particular character visits your table more than once.
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^ Comment : Not only is the atmosphere fantastic but you get a great view of the park and get to enjoy Cinderella's characters while you eat.
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^ It proved so popular that park officials quickly opened up backstage sections to increase crowd flow.

Talk

.As in most places in the United States, English is the default language throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.The cast members at World Showcase in Epcot are largely citizens of the featured countries, and so will be fluent in their native tongues as well as English.^ This week we’re going to pass under the Gate of the Golden Sun and visit China in Epcot’s World Showcase .
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^ Here's an unusual shot of Illuminations from inside the China Pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase .
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^ This Hidden Mickey is on one of the totem poles outside of Canada in the World Showcase area of Epcot .
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.Other cast members throughout the property may also be bi- or tri-lingual; any such cast members can be identified by flag icons on their name tags, representing the languages they speak (i.e., a flag of France on a cast member's name tag indicates that s/he speaks French).^ To the extent we offer user registration on the Site, to register as a member of the Site, you are required to select a user name and password (together, your " User ID ") and may be required to also provide other Information, such as your email address and date of birth.
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^ This way, the cast members won't be looking into the sun when they look at you, which means you'll get more face shots.
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^ Although I didn’t see it, a Cast Member did tell me that they have it for sale too.
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.All four theme parks have an information center known as Guest Relations, near the main entrance.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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^ The 26.2-mile route ran along normal and backstage roads, past several resorts, and literally through all three theme parks.

^ Disney subsequently opened EPCOT Center in 1982, a theme park adapted from Walt Disney's vision for a "community of tomorrow".

.Cast members, who usually are multilingual, will be available here to answer any questions you may have.^ Here’s a special shout out to Brian Stake who wrote in to say, “In relation to your question of if that is a bird house or not ...
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^ On my last trip, Cast Member Andy was the very capable pilot who took me back to the Magic Kingdom dock and is my Disney Pic of the Week on Cast Members .
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^ This way, the cast members won't be looking into the sun when they look at you, which means you'll get more face shots.
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.Disney's Ears to the World, an audio headset that provides foreign-language translations of the dialogues of selected attractions in French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, or Spanish, may be rented at Guest Relations.^ The first major attraction to premier at Walt Disney World before later debuting at Disnelyand and Toyko Disneyland.
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^ All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Disney Enterprises, Inc., its subsidiary, affiliated and related companies, as the case may be.
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^ For the past few years, the Walt Disney World Resort had an increasing amount of Guest groups coming to the resort for pre-arranged events.

However, there are a limited number of them available, so they must be returned. A refundable $25 deposit will be charged, and will be refunded upon return.
.For guests with visual disabilities, linguistic services are in the form of audiocassette tour guides and Braille guidebooks, also available for rent at Guest Relations.^ With the storyboard and hundreds of sketches as visual guides, Imagineers then crafted scale models of the entire attraction so they could see and experiment with what Guests would see during their experience.

For hearing-impaired guests, assistive listening devices and captioning (handheld, reflective, and video) are available for selected attractions. .Cast Members with knowledge of American Sign Language can be identified by the appropriate symbol on their name tags, and interpreters are available by appointment.^ Many Disney Cast Members are fluent in more than one language.
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A whole new world
.Walt Disney World and Google Earth have teamed up to create a comprehensive, state-of-the-art 3-D virtual tour of the resort.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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. [5] All four theme parks and over 20 Disney resort hotels are rendered as fully textured 3-D buildings in a special layer in Google Earth.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ When the state later established the Development of Regional Impact study process, Disney, through the District, was able to avoid the paperwork and streamline the process to build theme parks and other attractions.

.It's a great way to get a feel for the lay of the land, or just to reminisce about a previous trip.^ In a previous blog entry, Barrie talked about ways to stabilize your camera when shooting in low light at Walt Disney World.
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^ It’s a great way to learn about what kind of photos catch my interest.
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"A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. .Or he may find something that is even more rewarding.^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ Disney Imagineers find all kinds of ways to make Cinderella Castle even more photogenic each time I visit.
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^ The more keywords used, the easier it is to find a particular set of photos or even an individual photo in a library of thousands of images.
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But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will know he has been alive."
— Walt Disney
Why is it MCO and not ORL?
.If you're booking air travel to Orlando, you'll need to remember that MCO airport code.^ Jus' stonewall them -- tell them they'll be havin' t' find other Imagineerin' support if they want t' go through wi' 't, that ye're booked solid."
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^ November 12, 2005 10:17 AM i cant do any thing i really need some money and i dont know how to get codes can you help i really need this stuff .
  • Virtual Magic Kingdom Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

^ When you enter a Promo Code while making your reservation, you will receive exclusive savings on your travel.
  • Walt Disney World� Vacation Packages - Funjet Vacations - Walt Disney World� Resorts air hotel vacation Travel Package 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.funjet.com [Source type: General]

.The tourist-humor explanation is that MCO stands for "Mickey and COmpany", but the abbreviation actually comes from the airport's original name, McCoy Air Force Base.^ He saw the well-developed network of roads, including Interstate 4 and Florida's Turnpike, with McCoy Air Force Base (later Orlando International Airport) to the east, and immediately fell in love with the site.

.The expected ORL code is assigned to the Orlando Executive Airport, a general-aviation facility located several miles north of Orlando International.^ Where We Are 30 minutes or 20 miles from Orlando International Airport • taxis, shuttles available .
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  • Walt Disney World Resort 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC meetingsnet.com [Source type: General]

.Most visitors fly into Orlando International Airport (IATA: MCO) [6].^ Where We Are 30 minutes or 20 miles from Orlando International Airport • taxis, shuttles available .
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  • Walt Disney World Resort 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC meetingsnet.com [Source type: General]

.It is served by nearly all major US airlines and a wide range of international carriers.^ Psychiatric day treatment, substance day or evening, older adults age 55 and up for IOP. INSURANCES : All major carriers in addition to Medicare and Medicaid.
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.From there, you can rent a car, take a taxi, order a limo or towncar, or take Disney's Magical Express [7]: a free bus service from the airport to the Disney-owned resort hotels (prior reservations required, call 1-407-WDISNEY).^ These hotels were not owned by the Disney company.

^ We reserve the right at any time, without prior notice, to limit or reduce the quantity you ordered of any Product and we will notify you if we do so.
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^ They are not to be confused with the Disney Cruise Line and Disney's Magical Express buses which are operated by Mears Transportation.

.Florida State Roads 528 (to the north) and 417 (to the south) link the airport with Interstate 4 which leads directly into Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ The 25,000 acre (101 km²) site is accessible from Central Florida's Interstate 4 via Exits 62B (World Drive), 64B (US 192 West), 65B (Osceola Parkway West), 67B (SR 536 West), and 68 (SR 535 North), and Exit 8 on State Road 429 (Florida), the Western Expressway.

.Orlando-Sanford International Airport (IATA: SFB) [8], which is farther away from Walt Disney World than is Orlando International, serves several flights from the United Kingdom, including those from Belfast in Northern Ireland.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Walt Disney World category.
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British carriers serving Sanford are Flyglobespan [9], Monarch Airlines [10], Thomas Cook Airlines [11], and Thomson Airways [12]. .If you are flying Allegiant Air* [13] or Direct Air [14] from within the US, or Icelandair [15] from Iceland, you will land here.^ November 15, 2005 11:32 AM You can win the space mountain room in one of the new arcade games at Tomorrow Land Hub.
  • Virtual Magic Kingdom Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

.The Disney's Magical Express service is not available here.^ They are not to be confused with the Disney Cruise Line and Disney's Magical Express buses which are operated by Mears Transportation.

^ Special "behind the scenes" tours are available at the Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot® and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.
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^ Pizza Hut Express is available via room service or in the restaurant.
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Florida State Road 417 connects the airport to Interstate 4.
*Effective February and March 2010, Allegiant Air will move from SFB to MCO.

By car

.Interstate 4 is the most direct driving route into Walt Disney World.^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
  • Walt Disney World� Vacation Packages - Funjet Vacations - Walt Disney World� Resorts air hotel vacation Travel Package 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.funjet.com [Source type: General]

^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Approximately 8,200 runners from around the world lined up for the first annual Walt Disney World Marathon.

.Depending on your point of origin, the Florida Turnpike can be quite useful.^ Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ You can use a simple point and shoot that fits in your pocket or a fancy dslr with a whole bag of lenses.
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^ Imagineers used the actual architectural drawings of the original theater and built Florida's to the same scale.

.This is particularly true when you might be arriving from Miami or all points south.^ Might come in handy for doing edits from a hotel room in Walt Disney World for all you bloggers and webmasters out there.
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.If you will be arriving from a cruise at Port Canaveral, Florida State Road 528 links PC with I-4, with Orlando International Airport and the Turnpike en route.^ Where We Are 30 minutes or 20 miles from Orlando International Airport • taxis, shuttles available .
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  • Walt Disney World Resort 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC meetingsnet.com [Source type: General]

^ He saw the well-developed network of roads, including Interstate 4 and Florida's Turnpike, with McCoy Air Force Base (later Orlando International Airport) to the east, and immediately fell in love with the site.

^ Now From $129/pn Florida Fantasy Homes International Orlando 55% OFF Luxury Suites: From $119!
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By train

.Amtrak's [16] Silver Service [17] Miami–New York City routes serve Orlando.^ Disney helped to resurrect the Broadway musical when they brought this story to New York City in 1994 and later with traveling shows throughout the world.
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.Service is four times daily, with two trains in either direction.^ Most visitors divide their time between these four parks and the two water parks: Disney's Blizzard Beach and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon .
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.Northbound trains from Miami arrive at 1:43 PM and 7:08 PM; southbound trains from NYC arrive at 10:17 AM and 12:55 PM. The Auto Train [18], which can carry both passengers and automobiles, serves nearby Sanford non-stop from Lorton, Virginia (in the Washington, DC, metro area).^ And here's the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-55, 10/2000s shutter, f7.1 .
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^ Intensive Outpatient Program offers two separate tracks: adult for 18 years and up evening program, and 12 to 17 years in adolescent evening program.
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^ ADOLESCENT: Ages 12-17 on 10-bed locked unit.
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By bus

.The Disney Cruise Line [19] provides bus service to the Walt Disney World resort hotels from the DCL terminal at Port Canaveral, for passengers debarking the Disney Magic or Disney Wonder cruise ships.^ And it proved that the Walt Disney World Resort was a success.

^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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The one-way fare is $35 per person. .For passengers debarking Carnival or Royal Caribbean International ships, other shuttle providers are available [20].^ Where We Are 30 minutes or 20 miles from Orlando International Airport • taxis, shuttles available .
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  • Walt Disney World Resort 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC meetingsnet.com [Source type: General]

.Greyhound [21] serves both Orlando and Kissimmee, with the latter being closer to Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
  • Walt Disney World Resorts - Walt Disney Theme Parks - Walt Disney Amusement Park - Walt Disney Resort Vacation | Travel & Places 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC ayushveda.com [Source type: News]

^ Walt Disney World category.
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  • Orlando Terminal: 555 N John Young Pkwy, +1 407 292-3424.
  • Kissimmee Terminal: 103 E Dakin Av, +1 407 847-3911.
LYNX [22]. Public transportation by the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority. .Nine LYNX routes provide service between Walt Disney World and the surrounding area.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

.All except 56 travel via I-4 and Downtown Disney and serve the Downtown Disney West Side Transfer Center.^ A shopper's paradise of some of the nation's most popular stores and restaurants called Disney's West Side opened next to Pleasure Island in September 1997.

^ Modernized Downtown Disney Resort featuring Private Balconies in all Guest Rooms and FREE WiFi throughout the entire hotel!
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^ In the 2000 census, Bay Lake had 23 residents, all in the community on the north shore of Bay Lake, and Lake Buena Vista had 16 residents, all in the community about a mile north of Downtown Disney.

Routes 300–305 are commuter routes with very limited service.
.
  • Route 50, from the Transportation and Ticket Center, adjacent to the Magic Kingdom parking lot, to SeaWorld and downtown Orlando.^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

    ^ Encounter the wonder of make-believe as favourite Disney classics come to life at Magic Kingdom Park with Cinderella Castle as its centrepiece.
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    ^ In addition, several Lynx public bus routes enter the District, with half-hour service between the Transportation and Ticket Center (and backstage areas at the Magic Kingdom) and Downtown Orlando and Kissimmee, and once-a-day service to more points, intended mainly for cleaning staff.

    .This route serves as WDW's primary public transit connection to International Drive [23], the main tourism corridor within the city of Orlando.
  • Route 56, from the Transportation and Ticket Center to the Osceola Square Mall in Kissimmee.
  • Route 111, from the Transportation and Ticket Center to the Florida Mall and Orlando International Airport.^ Where We Are 30 minutes or 20 miles from Orlando International Airport • taxis, shuttles available .
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    • Walt Disney World Resort 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC meetingsnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ In addition, several Lynx public bus routes enter the District, with half-hour service between the Transportation and Ticket Center (and backstage areas at the Magic Kingdom) and Downtown Orlando and Kissimmee, and once-a-day service to more points, intended mainly for cleaning staff.

    ^ Now From $129/pn Florida Fantasy Homes International Orlando 55% OFF Luxury Suites: From $119!
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    .Note: Operating once every half-hour, this route is a viable option for getting from the airport to the resort and back, but only for travelers with patience—the trip lasts roughly an hour and ten minutes.^ Where to Eat dining options range from casual to gourmet • Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa boasts the area's only 5-Diamond restaurant .
    • Walt Disney World Resort 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC meetingsnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ On my last trip, Cast Member Andy was the very capable pilot who took me back to the Magic Kingdom dock and is my Disney Pic of the Week on Cast Members .
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    ^ Every fifteen minutes it is drawn through the tubes at speeds up to 60 miles per hour and sent to a central compactor station.

    For those who wish to visit the Florida Mall, this is the most direct option.
  • Route 300, from Downtown Disney to downtown Orlando.
  • Route 301, from Animal Kingdom to Pine Hills.
  • Route 302, from the Magic Kingdom resorts to Rosemont.
  • Route 303, from Hollywood Studios to Washington Shores.
  • Route 304, from Downtown Disney to Rio Grande.
  • Route 305, from the All-Star Resorts to Kirkman/Raleigh.
  • Route 306, from Downtown Disney to Poinciana.
Warning: Purchasing tickets online
Many tickets sold online through auction websites such as eBay or Craig's List are partially used multi-day park-hopper tickets. While this is a very common activity, it is prohibited by Disney: the tickets are non-transferable. .There is also an inherent risk to you as a buyer, because you don't know for certain how many days remain on the ticket.^ There are several restaurants within a short driving distance of the hotel as well, just in case you don't want to take advantage of what the hotel has to offer.
  • Best Western in the Walt Disney World Resort - Lake Buena Vista 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.bookit.com [Source type: General]

.If you are purchasing tickets online, only purchase from authorized brokers; resold tickets are subject to rejection at the gate.^ Offer subject to change and only valid in the U.S.A. Orders fulfilled by Simplexity Inc., an authorized agent for the airtime providers.
  • Best Western in the Walt Disney World Resort - Lake Buena Vista 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.bookit.com [Source type: General]

Too good to be true?
.Billboards along interstate highways in Florida and even southern Georgia promote the availability of cut-rate admission tickets for Walt Disney World and other central Florida theme parks.^ Landscaping at Walt Disney World is our theme for this week's Disney Pic of the Week .
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
  • Picture This!: Walt Disney World Archives 25 January 2010 11:23 UTC land.allears.net [Source type: General]

^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

While these offers are genuine, there is often a catch. .Many of these promotions require the buyer to tour a time-share resort and sit through a high-pressure sales pitch for the property prior to getting the tickets.^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
  • Walt Disney World� Vacation Packages - Funjet Vacations - Walt Disney World� Resorts air hotel vacation Travel Package 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.funjet.com [Source type: General]

^ Oh if you live in the state of Fl the concierge people don't care about you, because you can't tour their properties for time share so don't bother asking them for any real help.
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.Visiting Walt Disney World is a very expensive affair.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
  • Picture This!: Walt Disney World Archives 25 January 2010 11:23 UTC land.allears.net [Source type: General]

^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
  • Walt Disney World� Vacation Packages - Funjet Vacations - Walt Disney World� Resorts air hotel vacation Travel Package 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.funjet.com [Source type: General]

.Tickets are sold at several levels: the Magic Your Way base tickets cover the cost of visiting one theme park a day for each day of the ticket.^ A great way to start your day !
  • Magic Kingdom Restaurant Reviews 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.disneyzone.net [Source type: General]

^ Outdoors, the best way to create rim lighting is putting the Sun behind or to one side of your subject.
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^ The 26.2-mile route ran along normal and backstage roads, past several resorts, and literally through all three theme parks.

.On top of this, you can add the Park Hopper option, which allows you to go through multiple theme parks on the same day as many times as you like.^ Park Hopper (6 day) - No Expiration .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Park Hopper (8 day) - No Expiration .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Park Hopper (10 day) .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

.You can also add the Water Park Fun & More option, which grants admission to the two Disney water parks as well as other attractions.^ When the state later established the Development of Regional Impact study process, Disney, through the District, was able to avoid the paperwork and streamline the process to build theme parks and other attractions.

^ Some of the projects mentioned have yet to appear, others have been shelved, but more have been created, providing a plethora of entertainment options for young and old.

^ Rate this hotel and add any comments you may want to share with other travelers like yourself.
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.Each of those add-on options costs $52 above the cost of your tickets, regardless of how many days are on your tickets.^ Be sure to keep your ticket and have your hand stamped upon exiting the Park if you wish to return later the same day.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Visiting a Water Park requires the "Water Park Fun & More (Fun Visits)" Option (this option is available below and the tickets cost more).
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Visiting more than one Theme Park on the same day requires the "Park Hopper" Option (available below and the tickets cost more).
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

.Neither one is likely worth it if you buy only a one-day ticket, but their value goes up sharply as you add more days.^ The S5 IS is in high demand everywhere, actually, so if you can find one, buy it.
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^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ You can use continuous shooting modes if you have time for more than one exposure.
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.The Park Hopper option in particular is often overlooked, but it's strongly recommended because of the flexibility it offers.^ Magic Your Way Tickets Add-ons: - Park Hopper ® Option - Water Park Fun & More Option - No Expiration Option - Magic Your WayTicket with Park Hopper ® and Water Park Fun & More Option .
  • Walt Disney World� Vacation Packages - Funjet Vacations - Walt Disney World� Resorts air hotel vacation Travel Package 24 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.funjet.com [Source type: General]

.Without it, you could be stuck with nowhere else to go after doing everything you want to do at one park; or you could run out of time to do one last attraction and be unable to come back another day to pick it up.^ See if you can figure out where it comes from.
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^ Is it possible to come back at another time of day when the sun is low or at night?
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^ Be sure to keep your ticket and have your hand stamped upon exiting the Park if you wish to return later the same day.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

.If you have seven-day tickets, it only costs about $7.50 a day to add this option; the value of being able to visit one park in the morning and another in the evening should not be underestimated.^ Ultimately, though, less than 10,000 Guests visited the park that day.

^ She probably didna care much about Whuffie, one way or another.
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^ I wanted to make sure if you were a fan of the parks you would recognize it being from Walt Disney World.
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.Multi-day tickets do not have to be used on consecutive days.^ Days do not have to be used consecutively.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st park.
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^ You cannot hop by using 2 days of your ticket to hop on the same day.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

.However, these tickets will expire 14 days after they are first used, so be sure to use all the days purchased prior to that.^ Be sure to keep your ticket and have your hand stamped upon exiting the Park if you wish to return later the same day.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Im pretty sure the dictionary in Disney games (dont they use similar thing in ToonTown?
  • Virtual Magic Kingdom Walkthrough Guide, Review, Discussion, Hints and Tips at Jay is Games 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC jayisgames.com [Source type: General]

.A no-expiration option can be added to any multi-day ticket with at least one day remaining; with this option, the ticket expires when the last purchased day is used, which can be months or even years after the initial use.^ Numerous refurbishment's were planned throughout the years, but no one had a perfect angle to keep Tomorrowland up to date while adding more entertainment.

.A side benefit of this option is locking in your admission price for your next visit(s).^ If you have never heard them I encourage you to take the time on your next visit to Epcot.
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.The price for this option is variable, based on the number of days purchased.^ Prices May Vary By Length of Stay or Number of Guests.
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.The best feature of a Disney admission ticket is its flexibility.^ If the Return Time is sufficient for your plans, just insert your Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket, readmission ticket or Annual Passport into the machine.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Now - March 31 FREE DisneyQuest Tickets, Breakfast, Shuttles Best Western in the Walt Disney Wor...
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.Options can be added even if the ticket has already been used at least once.^ It used this power at least once to obtain land for Canal C-1 (Bonnet Creek) through land that is now being developed as the Bonnet Creek Resort, a non-Disney resort.

.For example, a base ticket (no park-hopping) can be upgraded to include park-hopping by paying the $50 cost for the option.^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 7 Days (hopping allowed but no water parks): .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 7 "Days" (hopping allowed between the four parks listed immediately below): .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Admission to one of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 10 Days (1 park per day; no hopping & no water parks): .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

.Or, if a change in travel plans will not allow the user to utilize all purchased days prior to the ticket's expiration date, the "no-expiration" option can be purchased for the remaining days.^ Numerous refurbishment's were planned throughout the years, but no one had a perfect angle to keep Tomorrowland up to date while adding more entertainment.

.These changes may be made at any ticket window or at the Guest Relations office inside each theme park.^ For a full-service meal, make priority seating arrangements when you arrive at the Park at either Guest Relations or the desired eatery.
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 7 Days (hopping allowed but no water parks): .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 7 "Days" (hopping allowed between the four parks listed immediately below): .
  • Magic Kingdom, Disney World tickets - map, reviews, address, hotels near Magic Kingdom, Florida 2 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.undercovertourist.com [Source type: General]

The prices below were accurate as of August 2009 (6.5% Florida sales tax not included):
"Magic Your Way" Online Prices
Days ages 3-9 ages 10+
Total Per Day Total Per Day
1 $68 $68.00 $79 $79.00
2 $133 $66.50 $156 $78.00
3 $187 $62.33 $219 $73.00
4 $192 $48.00 $225 $56.25
5 $195 $39.00 $228 $45.60
6 $198 $33.00 $231 $38.50
7 $201 $28.71 $234 $33.43
8 $204 $25.50 $237 $29.63
9 $207 $23.00 $240 $26.67
10 $210 $21.00 $243 $24.30
Children under age three are admitted for free.
.Florida residents who provide proof of residence get discounts of varying degrees, but they can't purchase beyond a 7-day ticket (meaning that Florida residents who ask for the discount can't purchase 8-, 9-, or 10-day tickets).^ Once they had a way to control and drain whatever land areas they needed for construction, Imagineers in Florida and California began various projects simultaneously.

Annual passes are also available for frequent visitors or residents.
.Disney resort guests (those staying on-site at Disney hotels) are usually best served by getting package deals that include both lodging and admission.^ If the Return Time is sufficient for your plans, just insert your Walt Disney World® Resort admission ticket, readmission ticket or Annual Passport into the machine.
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^ For the past few years, the Walt Disney World Resort had an increasing amount of Guest groups coming to the resort for pre-arranged events.

^ Disney's Beach Club Resort returns to the seaside hotels of the 1870s.

.Admission in those cases is "length-of-stay": from the time you check in at the hotel until closing time on the day you check out.^ Average length of stay 5-6 days.
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^ We had a 7-day reservation but checked out and moved to another hotel on the 2d day.
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^ There are several restaurants within a short driving distance of the hotel as well, just in case you don't want to take advantage of what the hotel has to offer.
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Walt Disney World Resort overview map
Walt Disney World Resort overview map
.Getting around Walt Disney World is easy and often fun.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Let me tell you, that’s not easy to find in Walt Disney World!
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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.You may walk, drive, or ride public transit (in this case, buses, monorails, or ferryboats).^ There are several restaurants within a short driving distance of the hotel as well, just in case you don't want to take advantage of what the hotel has to offer.
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^ You may be wondering why the shutter speed is so fast in this case.
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^ You could fill a whole data card with photos of all the boats, buses, monorails, trains and trams.
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In most cases, the service is direct and non-stop. .All Walt Disney World transit vehicles are wheelchair-accessible, and there is no additional fee to use any of them.^ There is also the Walt Disney World International College Program, an internship program that has college students from all over the world.

^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ Walt disney world theme parks .
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.If you are traveling with a stroller, you must take your child out of the stroller, then fold it and hand-carry it onto the vehicle.^ When you enter a Promo Code while making your reservation, you will receive exclusive savings on your travel.
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^ From South Travel on Florida Turnpike North until Exit 259 for "Orlando" Take I-4 West until Exit 68 Off of exit 68, take a right onto SR 535 Take your first left on Hotel Plaza Blvd.
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^ For 9+ travelers, you must book multiple rooms.
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By foot

.In some places, walking is the most convenient way to travel from one area to another.^ She probably didna care much about Whuffie, one way or another.
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.Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and the three resorts in between (Swan & Dolphin, Yacht & Beach Clubs, and Boardwalk) are connected by walkways, as is Downtown Disney to Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort.^ Disney's Beach Club Resort returns to the seaside hotels of the 1870s.

^ The centerpiece for this department is the Disney Wedding Pavilion, which opened just down the beach from Disney's Grand Floridian Beach Resort on July 15, 1995.

^ In 1989, the resort added Disney-MGM Studios, a theme park inspired by show business, whose name was changed to Disney's Hollywood Studios in 2008.

.If you are staying at Disney's Contemporary Resort, you will find it quicker to walk to the Magic Kingdom than to take the ferry or monorail.^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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^ With the amount to diversity in theme on which each resort is built, it’s almost impossible for you to not find the one suitable to your taste.
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^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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.From Shades of Green (a military-only resort) it's a five-minute walk to Disney's Polynesian Resort, to take the monorail or ferry to the Magic Kingdom; and from the Polynesian Resort it's another five-minute walk to the Transportation and Ticket Center, to take the monorail to Epcot.^ A Monorail arriving at the Magic Kingdom station.
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^ The Resort Monorail is frontlighted by the morning sun as it heads to the Magic Kingdom.
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^ The Grand Floridian from the resort monorail on the way to the Magic Kingdom .
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.Wheelchairs and strollers are readily available to rent at the entrance to each park; they can be brought onto some rides but must be left at the entrance of others.^ It's gotten so, when they are not with me, I still take some photographs of other guest's kids.
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^ With of all the amazing rides and attractions that fill the Disney Parks, it’s easy to miss some of the less spectacular displays.
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.If you have a problem standing too long, or if walking on the hot pavement makes your feet ache, renting a wheelchair—manual or electric—can make a big difference.^ As long as your browser supports Picnik, you'll be fine.
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^ Make sure you book your reservations a few weeks before going.
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^ Oh and make sure you limber up your wrists while waiting in the queue.
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Disney buses
Disney buses
.Walt Disney World has an extensive bus system, so there is no need to rent a car unless you are traveling outside of the property.^ There is no such thing as a simple sign in Disney World.
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^ There are plenty of opportunities for this at Disney World!
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^ The plant also produces part of the WALT DISNEY WORLD power needs.

.The bus routes are set up to facilitate travel from a resort to a park, but not from one resort to another or from one park to another.^ The 26.2-mile route ran along normal and backstage roads, past several resorts, and literally through all three theme parks.

^ Now you’ll find living sculptures around all of the Disney resorts and parks that resemble the loveable characters from the movies we all grew up with.
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^ With today's digital cameras allowing ISO settings up to 6400 and Image Stabilized lenses , I can now enjoy photographing in low light situations in all the Disney parks and resorts when needed.
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.Most resorts have five bus routes originating from them, providing direct service to all four theme parks and Downtown Disney.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Disney's Wilderness Lodge is themed after the national park lodges of the Northwest, such as Yosemite and Yellowstone, circa 1860-70.

.Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are also serviced by the Downtown Disney and Animal Kingdom routes respectively.^ If you were to visit Blizzard Beach & Typhoon Lagoon then you have used 2 "Fun Visits".
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^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Blizzard Beach Typhoon Lagoon Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course (tee time reservations are required and subject to availability) Disney's Wide World of Sports® Complex (valid only on event days; some events require an additional admission charge) DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park (you could visit all the parks, every day for 14 consecutive days!
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^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Blizzard Beach Typhoon Lagoon Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course (tee time reservations are required and subject to availability) Disney's Wide World of Sports® Complex (valid only on event days; some events require an additional admission charge) DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park (you could visit all the parks, every day for 21 consecutive days!
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.Disney's Boardwalk is actually part of a resort, so visitors from other resorts (except Swan/Dolphin or Yacht/Beach Clubs) will have to travel there via one of the parks.^ Especially in Disney's Boardwalk and Epcot resort area where the Swan, Dolphin, Yacht and Beach Club resorts host many business conventions and seminars.
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^ Disney's Beach Club Resort returns to the seaside hotels of the 1870s.

^ Dock leading to the Yacht Club Resort.
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.The most convenient option is Disney's Hollywood Studios, which has two connections to the Boardwalk: walking or ferry.^ This is a picture of a sculpture at Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Choose a visit to one of the following for each of your 10 "Fun Visits" : .
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^ As an added touch, Disney Imagineers put an old time working traffic light at the intersection of it's Hollywood and Vine for my Disney Pic of the Week on Disney's Hollywood Studios' Streets .
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.(Although Epcot is the closest park to the Boardwalk, using it as an interchange is not recommended, as it would require entering through the main entrance and exiting out the back entrance, thereby costing the admission fee.^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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^ Its original purpose was to showcase and demonstrate new technologies mankind would be using someday, a bit more serious theme than the park's other lands.

^ If you visit a Theme Park and then a Water Park (both on the same day or not), that would be 1 "Day" and 1 "Fun Visit" used up.
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)
.Note that there is no bus service to the Magic Kingdom or Epcot from the Magic Kingdom-area resorts; they are served by the monorail system.^ A Monorail arriving at the Magic Kingdom station.
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^ The Resort Monorail is frontlighted by the morning sun as it heads to the Magic Kingdom.
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^ The Grand Floridian from the resort monorail on the way to the Magic Kingdom .
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.Likewise, service to Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios from the Epcot-area resorts is by ferry or walking.^ On a previous trip, I walked the trail between Disney's Hollywood Studios and the Epcot resort area late at night.
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^ This is a picture of a sculpture at Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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.There is also no direct bus service between the theme parks and Downtown Disney.^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Disney's Wilderness Lodge is themed after the national park lodges of the Northwest, such as Yosemite and Yellowstone, circa 1860-70.

^ I happened upon this little guy having breakfast while walking on the path between Saratoga Springs and Downtown Disney .
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.To travel to Downtown Disney from a theme park, or vice versa, you must travel to any resort and change buses.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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^ The year 1989 brought the opening of the third major theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

.The most convenient resort for this purpose is Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort, which is right next door to Downtown Disney; you can get there via a pedestrian bridge, bus, or ferry.^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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^ Because of the variety and the incredible experiences it offers, Walt Disney Resorts have easily shot up to become the most popular resorts in the world!
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^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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The buses are reliable, fairly efficient, and reasonably comfortable, but they can be slow and inconvenient if, for example, you are traveling with young children or strollers. .Expect to wait up to fifteen minutes for a bus to your destination, and another ten to thirty minutes to get there—possibly longer during the busy season.^ Oh and make sure you limber up your wrists while waiting in the queue.
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^ Every fifteen minutes it is drawn through the tubes at speeds up to 60 miles per hour and sent to a central compactor station.

^ Another way to control the background at a busy themepark is to move around your subject until you find a more pleasing background.
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Also keep in mind that guests in wheelchairs have first priority when boarding.
Monorail Coral
Monorail Coral
.Walt Disney World's monorail system is one of its signature attractions, and it's not even inside one of the parks.^ Walt disney theme parks .
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.They do a great job of getting large numbers of guests from place to place, but they're also quite comfortable and fun to ride.^ Looking for some great comfort food and some big fun?
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^ Next time you're visiting the Magic Kingdom, take the time to hop a raft over and enjoy "a fun place to run and explore and blow off steam".
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^ Panning at places with lots of opportunities, like a themepark ride, will give you a better chance of getting a few good panned photos.
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.The monorail service is limited and only goes to certain areas, all originating from the Transportation and Ticket Center.^ The large Ferryboat travels from the Ticket & Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom and back with up to 600 guests.
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^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

^ In addition, several Lynx public bus routes enter the District, with half-hour service between the Transportation and Ticket Center (and backstage areas at the Magic Kingdom) and Downtown Orlando and Kissimmee, and once-a-day service to more points, intended mainly for cleaning staff.

There are three monorail lines:
.
  • Express: This route travels from the Transportation and Ticket Center (adjacent to the Magic Kingdom parking lot) to the Magic Kingdom gates and back, without stopping at the resorts.^ The large Ferryboat travels from the Ticket & Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom and back with up to 600 guests.
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    ^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

    ^ In addition, several Lynx public bus routes enter the District, with half-hour service between the Transportation and Ticket Center (and backstage areas at the Magic Kingdom) and Downtown Orlando and Kissimmee, and once-a-day service to more points, intended mainly for cleaning staff.

    .This is primarily used by Magic Kingdom guests who parked in the lot or are coming from Epcot.^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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    ^ Next to it, over seven million cubic yards of earth were dug up for the lagoon and used as a foundation for the Magic Kingdom Park.

    ^ The movie studios in California used to have water towers on their lots for heating and cooling purposes, so one was designed for this park's own studios.

    .This route runs on the outer rail, counter-clockwise around Seven Seas Lagoon.
  • Resort: This route runs parallel to the Express route, clockwise on the inner rail, and stops at all the resorts it passes.^ Plans already called for two monorail tracks to circle the Seven Seas Lagoon.

    ^ White sand found underneath all the muck was used to line the four and a half miles of beach around the newly created Seven Seas Lagoon.

    ^ The 26.2-mile route ran along normal and backstage roads, past several resorts, and literally through all three theme parks.

    .The stops are, in order: Transportation and Ticket Center, Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Magic Kingdom, and Contemporary.^ The Walt Disney Story on Main Street, U.S.A., over in the Magic Kingdom Park became the EPCOT Preview Center.

    ^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

    ^ Magic Kingdom® Tickets - tax included in all prices...
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    .This route is used by resort guests to get to the Magic Kingdom or Epcot, and by guests visiting one of the resorts.
  • Epcot: This route travels between the Transportation and Ticket Center and the Epcot gates.^ The large Ferryboat travels from the Ticket & Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom and back with up to 600 guests.
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    ^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

    ^ In addition, several Lynx public bus routes enter the District, with half-hour service between the Transportation and Ticket Center (and backstage areas at the Magic Kingdom) and Downtown Orlando and Kissimmee, and once-a-day service to more points, intended mainly for cleaning staff.

    When entering Epcot this way, the monorail makes a nice loop in the park before arriving at the station, giving a great aerial view of Future World and the World Showcase.
.If you are going to Epcot from the Polynesian Resort, you may walk to the Transportation and Ticket Center to get to the Epcot monorail; it's usually faster than taking the Resort monorail completely through the loop.^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ Now, they aren’t all good mind you, but still, it takes awhile to go through them all.
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^ Crescent Lake was attached by water channel to the World Showcase Lagoon to allow resort Guests easy access to EPCOT Center through the International Gateway.

.It is also possible to walk to the TTC from Disney's Wilderness Lodge, which is not connected to the monorail.^ Disney's Wilderness Lodge is themed after the national park lodges of the Northwest, such as Yosemite and Yellowstone, circa 1860-70.

^ After twenty-four years of sitting on the drawing boards, the Fort Wilderness resort hotel finally made its debut as Disney's Wilderness Lodge.

^ Disney's Wilderness Lodge opened in May 1994.

.The distance is about half a mile, and takes around 10 minutes.^ White sand found underneath all the muck was used to line the four and a half miles of beach around the newly created Seven Seas Lagoon.

^ After a few minutes of milling about and discussion, the group takes off on their pre-determined route to take photos.
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^ Walk to downtown Disney was about 8 minutes, stayed at Disney Coronado springs and the walk from our room to the main lobby was 10 minutes easy so this isn`t a big deal considering the distance you will walk in Disney.
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By boat

.Walt Disney World also has several waterways which are serviced by ferryboats.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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.
  • From the Magic Kingdom, large ferries transport guests to the Transportation and Ticket Center, adjacent to the parking lot.^ The large Ferryboat travels from the Ticket & Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom and back with up to 600 guests.
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    ^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

    ^ Magic Kingdom® Epcot® Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Disney's Animal Kingdom® Key Points: Ticket expires 14 days after the date of first use - you activate it by entering your 1st Theme Park.
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    Smaller ferries travel to the Contemporary, Grand Floridian, Polynesian, Fort Wilderness Campground, and Wilderness Lodge.
  • From Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios, service is to the Swan/Dolphin, Yacht/Beach Club, and Boardwalk.
  • From Downtown Disney, service is to the Port Orleans, Saratoga Springs, and Old Key West Resorts.

By car

.If you are staying at a hotel off Disney property, a car is absolutely recommended.^ You can however get a shuttle to downtown Disney and then walk back to the hotel so it isn`t really a big deal.
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^ The magic never ends when you stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel.
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^ If you wanted to stay overnight in every room on property, it would take you over 61 years to do it.

.Many off-resort hotels offer shuttle service to the parks, but the schedules may not be convenient.^ There are now three major theme parks, three water parks, two nighttime entertainment districts, and twenty-five resorts/hotels in which to stay.

^ Most hotel shuttles are scheduled once, maybe twice a day.
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^ So much so that Walt Disney World resort guests are able to enjoy Extra Magic Hours or EMH in all the parks (see link for schedule and more information).
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.If you are staying on-site, a car is not necessary unless you wish to travel off property during your stay.^ If you wanted to stay overnight in every room on property, it would take you over 61 years to do it.

.Some people purchase groceries to use during their stay; while there are a couple of places on the property to buy them, better selection and prices are found off property.^ For the price and location this place is just as good as staying at Disney.
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^ There were no telephone lines or telephone system on property before it was purchased.

.Other people use a car to avoid the delays that can sometimes affect the public transportation options.^ I used to be one of those people who avoided this attraction like the plague.
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.Getting around Walt Disney World by car is not much of a problem.^ Walt disney world theme parks .
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.All you need to do is follow the purple directional signs with black Mickey Mouse ears to your destination.^ Here's all you need to do.
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^ Orlando Restaurants Your guide to all the best Orlando food & drink spots when you visit.
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^ All you need is to find a place to practice.
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Your WDW resort will also provide a map of the complex.
.The five golf courses (see below) are accessible only by car; however, complimentary taxi service is available for guests of Disney-owned hotels.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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^ An Official Hotel of Walt Disney World, this full service resort offers a number of unique and convenient services, such as continuous, complimentary transportation to all of the Disney Theme Parks every 30 minutes on the hour, Valet Parking is available for a fee to guest and visitors, and self parking is complimentary of charge.
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^ If you are looking for the Ultimate DISNEY experience , here is an EXCLUSIVE OFFER to BookIt.com® Guests ONLY: ONLY $79 to be inside the Walt Disney World Resort!
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Fuel

.There are three Hess gas stations within the resort: on World Drive near the Magic Kingdom Resort Area entrance, on Buena Vista Drive near the entrance to Disney's Hollywood Studios, and on Buena Vista Drive across from Downtown Disney.^ A Monorail arriving at the Magic Kingdom station.
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^ The Disney-MGM Studios is a tribute to the world of Hollywood magic.

^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

.The Hess stations on Disney property do charge market rate for their fuel, unlike a few Orlando gas stations where the cost of fuel is still outrageous despite the recent drop in gas prices.^ We had to change rooms when we got there, which cost us 20.00$ more a night and there was an 8.00$ a day resort rate charge.
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^ There is a fleet of Disney-operated buses on property, branded Disney Transport, that is available for guests at no charge.

^ The G Family from Denver, Colorado had this to say: "There's a reason why our family had the 'best' vacation in the 'Best Western' in Orlando, FL on Disney property!
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.Gas stations along State Road 535 (Apopka-Vineland Road) near the Downtown Disney Hotel Plaza are notorious for pricing well above the market rate for fuel.^ Modernized Downtown Disney Resort featuring Private Balconies in all Guest Rooms and FREE WiFi throughout the entire hotel!
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^ The room itself was very clean and the beds were very comfortable it also had a breathtaking view of the surrounding hotels and Downtown Disney.
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^ You can however get a shuttle to downtown Disney and then walk back to the hotel so it isn`t really a big deal.
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.However, for sheer "chutzpah," you gotta hand it to Suncoast Energys, located on State Road 436 (Semoran Boulevard), just outside the Orlando International Airport.^ He saw the well-developed network of roads, including Interstate 4 and Florida's Turnpike, with McCoy Air Force Base (later Orlando International Airport) to the east, and immediately fell in love with the site.

.Its location across the street from the Hertz and Thrifty rental-car lots makes it a tempting top-off-the-tank stop, but be sure you take note of the pump price, which is usually $1.50-$2 higher than the local average.^ Make sure you aren't looking into the sun.
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^ Leading lines will give depth to your photo and can make an average scene look a lot more interesting.
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^ Oh and make sure you limber up your wrists while waiting in the queue.
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Visit Orlando Gas Prices [24] to find the local average price and get addresses for other handy gas stations.

Parking

.The parking fee at the four theme park lots is $14 for most vehicles (campers and trailers are $15; buses and tractor trailers are $18).^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 7 "Days" (hopping allowed between the four parks listed immediately below): .
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^ Admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the ticket - 10 "Days" (hopping allowed between the four parks listed immediately below): .
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.Parking is free, though, for guests staying at any of the on-site Disney Resorts (your Key to the World card serves as your parking ticket), or who have a valid Annual Pass.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ With so much to see and do at the Walt Disney World® Resort, we encourage you to wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
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.The four theme park lots are huge, and are divided into subsections; this is to enable you to remember your car's location.^ With the amount to diversity in theme on which each resort is built, it’s almost impossible for you to not find the one suitable to your taste.
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.To save you from having to walk the long distances, there are trams that will shuttle you from the parking lot to the park gates and back (except in the case of the Magic Kingdom, where the tram will take you to the Transportation and Ticket Center, from which you may take the ferry or the monorail to the park).^ Did you know that you can get a haircut at the Magic Kingdom® Park?
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^ Be sure to keep your ticket and have your hand stamped upon exiting the Park if you wish to return later the same day.
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^ A fleet of 12 monorail trains operate on three routes which all interconnect at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) adjacent to the Magic Kingdom's parking lot.

.Parking at the two water parks or Downtown Disney is free.^ Modernized Downtown Disney Resort featuring Private Balconies in all Guest Rooms and FREE WiFi throughout the entire hotel!
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^ There are now three major theme parks, three water parks, two nighttime entertainment districts, and twenty-five resorts/hotels in which to stay.

^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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.However, there are no parking lot trams available, so be prepared to walk far.^ There is a fleet of Disney-operated buses on property, branded Disney Transport, that is available for guests at no charge.

.Valet parking is available at the Splurge resorts (see below under Sleep) for $12/day.^ Send in your answer, before the end of the day on Thursday, November 12 , by clicking on the blue box below .
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^ The valet insisted I pay for valet parking or my car could be broken into; the bathroom ceiling had a leak; and we were overcharged for the resort fee.
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^ DAY/PARTIAL: Adolescent PHP/IOP available for ages 12-18 (860-647-6827); Adult PHP/IOP available for ages 18 and up (860-533-3434).
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Where to rent

Several car rental agencies have locations on the Walt Disney World property:
.
  • Alamo and National, which are both owned by the same company, have dual locations in three places:
    • WDW Car Care Center (near the Magic Kingdom toll plaza), 407-824-3470
    • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, 407-934-4930
    • Buena Vista Palace (in the Downtown Disney Hotel Plaza), 407-827-6363
  • Avis: at the Hilton in the Hotel Plaza.^ Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort.

    ^ The magic never ends when you stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel.
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    ^ Walt disney world resorts .
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    407-827-2847
  • Budget: at the Doubletree in the Hotel Plaza. .407-827-6089
  • Dollar: at the Regal Sun Resort in the Hotel Plaza.^ Offer Expires Jan 24 Regal Sun Resort Orlando Disney Area Suite Hotel From $76!
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    407-583-8000
  • Hertz: at Shades of Green. .407-938-0600
  • U-Save: at the Best Western in the Hotel Plaza.^ The Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel is the first hotel on the right.
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    ^ SAVE 30% FREE Shuttles to Universal + FREE Parking Best Western Orlando Gateway Orlando SAVE 40% at Orlando Upscale Villas!
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    407-938-9585
Never completed
.Walt Disney once said himself that "Disneyland will never be completed."^ The first major attraction to premier at Walt Disney World before later debuting at Disnelyand and Toyko Disneyland.
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^ It is also the first Disney theme park to be themed entirely around animal conservation, a philosophy once pioneered by Walt Disney himself.

^ Frontierland is best described by Walt Disney himself - "Here we experience the story of our country's past...
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.Well, neither will Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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.The resort has changed dramatically over the years, and many things have come and gone like magic.^ When Lisa first proposed doing an end of year Top 10 list on what each of us liked to photograph at a Disney resort, I was worried I could not come up with one.
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^ For the past few years, the Walt Disney World Resort had an increasing amount of Guest groups coming to the resort for pre-arranged events.

^ And resorts, attractions, even additional theme parks are in development for years to come.

Revisit the Walt Disney World of the past at Walt Dated World [25] or Yesterland [26] (scroll down to the section labeled "Yester World")
."Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland — the blessing of size.^ The Carousel of Progress here was the last incarnation of the New York Fair's attraction designed by Walt Disney and later exported to Disneyland and, finaly to Florida.

There's enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine."
— Walt Disney
It's a small world, after all
.Walt Disney World and Verizon Wireless have introduced Disney's Mobile Magic, an interactive theme park map application complete with features such as games, messages from Disney characters, and finding wait times for rides.^ Dsiney world theme parks .
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^ Walt disney theme parks .
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^ Landscaping at Walt Disney World is our theme for this week's Disney Pic of the Week .
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The application may be purchased at the Verizon Media Store [27], or by texting "MAGIC" to 2777 from a Verizon phone. The cost is $9.99 for 180 days of service, roughly translating to about six cents a day.
For non-Verizon phones, the mobile website m.disneyworld.com [28] may be accessed through a cell phone browser. .However, this site will only contain basic park information like park hours and entertainment schedules, and will only provide limited information about wait times and FastPass return times.^ Yes No If you wish to have an attorney review your comments and contact you if you have a potential case, please provide additional contact information which will not be published and will be confidential: Contact Phone #: Alternate Phone #: Private Comments: Provide additional information about your case which will only be submitted to the attorney reviewing your case...
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^ I tried to plan to be near the front of the park about an hour before sunset.
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^ I try to be there in the late afternoon when they are more likely to be active as they are feed about a half hour before park closing.
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.The sheer number of attractions—including rides, stage shows, parades, and fireworks displays—at Walt Disney World's four theme parks can be intimidating to guests.^ The fireworks shows in Disney parks are truly spectacular events.
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^ Landscaping at Walt Disney World is our theme for this week's Disney Pic of the Week .
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^ She be, quite literally, raised in Walt Disney World an' 't showed.
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It's usually best to have a plan going in. .Check the guide map for the park you plan to visit and decide which attractions will be your highest priorities before you leave for the park.^ I tried to plan to be near the front of the park about an hour before sunset.
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^ Orlando Restaurants Your guide to all the best Orlando food & drink spots when you visit.
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^ However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to your family's enjoyment.
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.Keep in mind that parades and some shows occur only at specific times, and plan your route to put you nearby in time to get a seat.^ It's something to keep in mind when you have time to do so.
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^ There is always a lot of wonderful detail in the parade floats – something to keep in mind for future challenges!
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^ Though I did find some including the example I am showing you today, you really need to create images with the panoramic image in mind.
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.Be flexible, though—once you've hit your priority attractions, you can go back and pick up more if you have time remaining.^ Museum piece or nay, 't meant that I be once again qualified t' participate in th' Bitchun Society, albeit more slowly an' less efficiently than I once may've.
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^ With a Magic Your Way Package, you'll have plenty of time to see and do it all.
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^ Ye know that -- ye've spent more time in th' Mansion than anyone, ye know how much refinement, how much work thar be in thar.
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The traditional amusement park advice of arriving early and heading to the back of the park first tends to work well, although more and more guests are starting to catch on, so the benefit may be reduced.
.Be aware that during the busiest times of year, lines can be up to two hours long for the most popular attractions.^ ADULT : 18 years and up on 18-bed locked unit at Cambridge campus; adult and geriatric services on two 22-bed locked units at Whidden campus.
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^ Intensive Outpatient Program offers two separate tracks: adult for 18 years and up evening program, and 12 to 17 years in adolescent evening program.
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^ ADULT : 19 years and up on two 18-bed locked units.
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.One option for avoiding these lines is the free service known as FastPass, available only at select attractions.^ I used to be one of those people who avoided this attraction like the plague.
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^ Get a free mobile phone when you activate a new line of mobile phone service (May not be valid for upgrades) on the selected rate plan and enter into a new 2-year subscriber agreement.
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.Simply insert your park ticket into the machine, and you'll get a FastPass ticket with a time interval stamped on it, at any time during that interval, you may enter the attraction using a separate, shorter queue.^ "Why dasn't ye change into civvies, we'll take a keel haul through th' Park an' talk?"
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^ When you enter a Promo Code while making your reservation, you will receive exclusive savings on your travel.
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^ With a Magic Your Way Package, you'll have plenty of time to see and do it all.
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.Note that the FastPass queues may bypass some or all of the scenery and theming found in the longer lines, which for some guests is a significant part of the Disney experience.^ All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Disney Enterprises, Inc., its subsidiary, affiliated and related companies, as the case may be.
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^ If you are looking for the Ultimate DISNEY experience , here is an EXCLUSIVE OFFER to BookIt.com® Guests ONLY: ONLY $79 to be inside the Walt Disney World Resort!
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^ Modernized Downtown Disney Resort featuring Private Balconies in all Guest Rooms and FREE WiFi throughout the entire hotel!
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.Consider what you may be missing if you choose to get a FastPass.^ If you don’t know to look for her you may easily miss her because she blends in quite nicely with the vegetation along the path.
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The Magic Kingdom

Cinderella Castle, Magic Kingdom
Cinderella Castle, Magic Kingdom
.The Magic Kingdom is the main park, based on the original Disneyland in Anaheim, California.^ Magic Kingdom ® Park - Downtown Disney ® Area - Epcot ® - Water Parks - Disney's Hollywood Studios ™ - Weddings & Honeymoons - Disney's Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park - Shopping, Dining & Recreation .
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It is organized around the central landmark of Cinderella Castle, with various "lands" arrayed around a central hub. .The lands are, starting from the main entrance and going clockwise around Cinderella Castle: Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, Mickey's Toontown, and Tomorrowland.^ I stopped in fore o' th' aftup terminal in th' gateway between Liberty Square an' Fantasyland.
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^ Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/50s, f/5.6, 1600 ISO, -0.6 EV, 130mm Focal Length The Main Street WDW Railroad station gives a unique prespective of Cinderella Castle.
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^ There is a Cinderella fountain near the back of Cinderella Castle (as you look at the Castle from Cinderella's Golden Carrousel you'll see it on the right just before the path to Liberty Square).
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The park is the oldest, most popular, and the most child-friendly, although many adults love it as well. .Adult visitors who do not enjoy rides such as "It's A Small World" where you sit in vehicles that take you in a circle through a tunnel as animatronic figures sing children's songs to the riders, may want to visit Epcot or Hollywood Studios instead.^ What if we'd taken deadheading, but only fer th' critically ill, nay fer swabbies who didna want t' be bored on long bus-rides?
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^ Magic Kingdom ® Park - Downtown Disney ® Area - Epcot ® - Water Parks - Disney's Hollywood Studios ™ - Weddings & Honeymoons - Disney's Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park - Shopping, Dining & Recreation .
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.Though the FastPass system works well, it is not available for all attractions, and lines there can be endless but always keep moving.^ There is always a lot of wonderful detail in the parade floats – something to keep in mind for future challenges!
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^ She's got nay starboard t' move in on ye -- ye've got all th' Whuffie ye need t' defend th' place, if ye all work together."
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^ This is help keep all your images even and, if you have any moving subjects, it will keep down the movements of those subjects.
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Food and merchandise can be pricey, but not too bad considering where you are. Plan accordingly for a trip and expect to spend at least $100 per person for a visit.
.Despite it all, most people would agree that the lines, the crowds, and the prices are worth it for the experience.^ She could swap ou' a dead bot fer a aftup in five minutes flat, which be all that crowd-control would permit.
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^ The part I most enjoyed was Bob giving tips on how to photograph people all over the world.
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^ For some people, that’s worth the price of the whole trip!
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Epcot

Epcot is an "educational park." It is divided into two distinct areas, Future World and World Showcase. World Showcase is structured to showcase various international locations, especially in terms of food and/or trade goods. .Don't miss the impossibly cheesy but fun Mexico ride along with the extravagant Maelstrom ride in the Norway pavilion.^ If you don’t know to look for her you may easily miss her because she blends in quite nicely with the vegetation along the path.
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.Future World is comprised of various "futuristic" attractions, many sponsored by various industrial concerns.^ Many of you confused Cool Wash with Club Cool , which is on the other side of Future World in Innoventions West.
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.The Test Track, a recent addition in which visitors go through the motions of tests for new cars, is a probably the most fun, and the most traditionally theme-park.^ And even though I’m not much of a shopper, going through the gift shop in Japan is really fun.
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.Recently, Epcot has added Soarin', a ride where visitors "hang-glide" through many landscapes, and Mission Space.^ The entrance to Mission: Space features a rotating Earth with the ride's logo with space ship leaving orbit and Hewlett-Packard's logo, the attraction's sponsor.
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^ The Mission: Space sign in Epcot's Futureworld.
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^ E'en now, th' Epcot ad-hocs be repeatin' th' sins o' the'r forebears, closin' ever' ride wi' a scene o' Bitchun utopia.
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.Epcot may appeal more to adult visitors, but the park has made efforts to appeal to the entire family in recent years with the addition of more character greetings and Kidcot funstops which encourage the children to work on a craft and interact with the cast members who are representing their home countries.^ It’s Cast Members who make the Disney parks magical.
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^ Lisa really encouraged me to take more Cast Member photos on my last trip and I had fun doing so.
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^ From Abe Lincoln's stovepipe hat to items representing the lives of Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, Senator Daniel Inouye and much more.
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Disney's Hollywood Studios

.Disney's Hollywood Studios (formerly Disney-MGM Studios) opened in May 1989 as the third theme park of Walt Disney World.^ Dsiney world theme parks .
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^ Walt disney theme parks .
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^ You may recognize this as the Sorceror's Hat from Disney's Hollywood Studios .
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.The park is themed around film and television, and features a variety of live shows and attractions based on some of the most iconic films from that era.^ They do an amazing job of showing us all how some of Hollywood’s most dangerous stunts are performed.
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^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ Now you’ll find living sculptures around all of the Disney resorts and parks that resemble the loveable characters from the movies we all grew up with.
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.Among the attractions are a few exceptional thrill rides, most notably The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (a 13-story-high vertical drop) and the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (a horizontal launch, 0-60 in 2.8 seconds).^ Replica of framed Twilight Zone Tower of Terror print.
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^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ Nikon Coolpix 995, 1/125s, f/4.4, 200 ISO, 0 EV It is my opinion the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is the best themed attraction at Walt Disney World.
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.The latest addition to the park is an interactive live stage show, based on the TV show American Idol.^ American Idol Experience contestant listening to the judges under full stage lighting.
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^ To show you how I do it, I selected the new American Idol Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios .
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^ While concerts, unlike shows, are more spontaneous, the American Idol Experience does follow a script of sorts.
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Disney's Animal Kingdom

.Disney's Animal Kingdom, a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, is a wildlife discovery park, organized in a Magic Kingdom-like format, with different continents revolving around the central Tree of Life.^ It’s Cast Members who make the Disney parks magical.
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^ This supply boat is docked on Discovery River in Disney’s Animal Kingdom .
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^ There are over 320 animals carved into the Tree of Life in Disney’s Animal Kingdom .
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It's a mix between a zoo and a theme park. Naturalistic animal exhibitions are interspersed, and sometimes integrated, with typical Disney rides. Among these are a jeep safari past live animal enclosures, a raft ride through the deforestation of a tropical rainforest, a time travel ride which includes close encounters with dinosaurs and the newest ride, "Expedition Everest", which is a roller coaster ride and includes an encounter with the Yeti. While light on rides, there are also shows and plenty of animals to view (though the variety of species seems a bit sparse when compared to many larger city zoos). .Animal Kingdom is more of a kid friendly theme park with many animals that would attract the attention of younger generations as well as Camp Minnie-Mickey, a special space for youngsters where they can meet all of their favorite characters.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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^ By seemak on December 23rd, 2009 Now here’s something that allows you to fulfill all your childhood fantasies of living in the world of your favorite fairytale characters and spend a vacation in one of the most luxurious resorts and out-of-the-world theme parks.
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^ The theme parks offer the most exciting experience one can ever dream of with the parks varying from the Cinderella Castle to the Animal Kingdom and the most famous Disney’s Hollywood Studios, each one offering exciting tours of their respective attractions.
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Note: Under AZA animal safety policy, Animal Kingdom's restaurants do not provide lids for drinks. However, paper straws are now available. .Also note that under that same policy, balloons are not sold in Animal Kingdom and may not be brought in from the other three parks.^ For this week’s answer, if you knew this photo was from Africa in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park then you are winners – nice going!
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^ Since then, I have taken more photos in Animal Kingdom then the other parks combined.
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^ From the trail, you may come face to face with some of Animal Kingdom's great apes, the Sliverback Gorillas, in the glass viewing area.
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Water Parks

.Walt Disney World's two water parks, Blizzard Beach near Animal Kingdom and Typhoon Lagoon near Downtown Disney, with a combined total of close to 4 million visits, are the most visited water parks in the world.^ Walt disney theme parks .
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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.Unlike most ordinary water parks, both have a unique central theme.^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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Other places

Downtown Disney

.Downtown Disney is an outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment paradise, geared primarily towards adults.^ All this information is geared towards a working travel photographer which we all are when visiting Walt Disney World with our cameras.
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^ The little outdoor shop at Rafiki's Planet Watch in Disney's Animal Kingdom has all kinds of safari hats.
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^ This picture actually comes from the Planet Hollywood merchandise shop, outside of the Planet Hollywood Restaurant at Downtown Disney Westside .
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.Most of the entertainment activities are found on Downtown Disney Westside.^ Since most of us travel to Walt Disney World, I found lots of great information which can be used there, elsewhere and at home.
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^ This picture actually comes from the Planet Hollywood merchandise shop, outside of the Planet Hollywood Restaurant at Downtown Disney Westside .
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^ It was located at Downtown Disney - Westside.
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.The east side, known as Downtown Disney Marketplace, is made up largely of shops.^ In the example below, I took a photo of the Rainforest Cafe in Downtown Disney's Marketplace.
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^ Downtown Disney Marketplace was the first area in Lake Buena Vista Disney developed and has grown to include Pleasure Island (or what is left of it) and Disney's West Side.
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^ This picture actually comes from the Planet Hollywood merchandise shop, outside of the Planet Hollywood Restaurant at Downtown Disney Westside .
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Disney's Boardwalk

Disney's Boardwalk
Disney's Boardwalk
Disney's Boardwalk, located next to Epcot, is a smaller collection of nightlife themed as a 1920's Eastern Seaboard boardwalk.

Sporting activities

.Often overlooked during a Walt Disney World vacation—whether due to time constraints or just lack of knowledge—are several recreational activities that have nothing to do with theme parks and rides.^ Landscaping at Walt Disney World is our theme for this week's Disney Pic of the Week .
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World is magical at any time of the day but, at night, it's extra magical.
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Golf

.Walt Disney World is home to four 18-hole championship golf courses, plus a nine-hole walking course and two different miniature golf experiences.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ I have thousands of photos from Walt Disney World, but only four are photos of food.
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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.The Lake Buena Vista and Osprey Ridge Golf Courses are in the Downtown Disney area.^ My Pic of the Week is the postal and shipping area in Disney’s Wonderful World of Memories store at Downtown Disney .
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^ Downtown Disney Marketplace was the first area in Lake Buena Vista Disney developed and has grown to include Pleasure Island (or what is left of it) and Disney's West Side.
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.The Magnolia and Palm courses, which host the PGA Tour's Children's Miracle Network Classic, are in the Magic Kingdom area, adjacent to the Shades of Green resort.^ Mike Wazowski is the one-eyed monster host of this show, located in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom .
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^ This photo was taken in Mickey Mouse's living room as I was touring Mickey's Country House in Toontown Fair found in the Magic Kingdom.
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^ Last December, I took my first tour at Walt Disney World called KEYS TO THE KINGDOM and learned about the history of the Walt Disney Company and the Magic Kingdom.
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The four championship courses require standard golf attire, and metal cleats are not allowed. .Golf clubs are available for rent; through the end of 2010, Disney resort guests can rent clubs and bag for free.^ The magic never ends when you stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel.
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A golf cart must be used, but it is included in your greens fee.
.The Oak Trail Golf Course, in the Magic Kingdom area next to the Magnolia and Palm courses, is a nine-hole walking course.^ I tookst 't downstairs th' next mornin' an' drove t' th' Magic Kingdom's castmember lot.
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^ Magic Kingdom ® Park - Downtown Disney ® Area - Epcot ® - Water Parks - Disney's Hollywood Studios ™ - Weddings & Honeymoons - Disney's Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park - Shopping, Dining & Recreation .
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It's designed for less-experienced golfers and older children. The same rules and regulations apply here as at the championship courses, except golf carts are prohibited.
.The five golf courses can be reached only via car or, in some limited cases, walking.^ Tomorrowland Indy cars can only reach a maximum speed of 7.5 mph.
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.The Disney-owned resorts offer complimentary taxi vouchers for their guests traveling to the golf courses.^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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^ So much so that Walt Disney World resort guests are able to enjoy Extra Magic Hours or EMH in all the parks (see link for schedule and more information).
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.The miniature golf courses are Fantasia Gardens, across the street from the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel in the Epcot resort area, and Winter Summerland, right next to Blizzard Beach.^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Challenge #30 is from the façade of the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort .
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Each has two 18-hole layouts, with whimsical, kid-friendly holes and decor.
.Bear in mind that snowglobes, a very popular gift item found at Walt Disney World, may not be brought into an airplane cabin, under Department of Homeland Security regulations concerning the transport of liquids, gels, and aerosols.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ Investigators from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said they found serious safety violations in their review of the July 5 Walt Disney World monorail accident, which killed Austin Wuennenberg, a monorail driver at the famous amusement park.
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If you purchase a snowglobe and will be travelling by air, ask your sales representative for one of two options: package it securely so you can place it in checked luggage, or have it shipped back to your home for a fee.
Similarly, stores selling knives and swords, such as chef's knives and katana swords at the Mitsukoshi store in Epcot's Japan pavilion, are required to ship the purchase to the buyer's home; these items will be shipped free of charge to US addresses.
"I enjoy money. Not enough people in this world are happy." — Karen Carpenter, who was a collector of Disney memorabilia and whose "Please Mr. Postman" video (1975) was filmed at Disneyland
.Finding souvenirs is one of the easiest things to do at Walt Disney World; avoiding the expense is considerably harder.^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Everyone has that one special thing that they have to do on every trip to Walt Disney World.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.Many attractions, especially the most popular ones, route their exit queues directly into a merchandise store, usually one themed to the attraction.^ By far the most popular ones where all the different and fun hats you find in shops throughout the resort.
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^ The Haunted Mansion in the Magic Kingdom is one of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World.
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^ Usually in one half to one third intervals, this little button can make the difference between an image with too light or too dark areas into a properly exposed gem.
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.(In fact, several rides even take your picture, which will be available for purchase in the shop.^ Now take your picture.
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^ What Color Accent does it it lets you pick out a single color from those in your picture, before you take it.
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^ Several of you commented that this is where you take pictures of your growing children on every visit.
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) .On the bright side, this does make it easier to find merchandise with a particular theme.^ The more keywords used, the easier it is to find a particular set of photos or even an individual photo in a library of thousands of images.
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.Disney's Hollywood Studios is a particularly rich source of themed merchandise, especially for fans of Indiana Jones, Star Wars, or the Muppets.^ This is a picture of a sculpture at Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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^ The theme parks offer the most exciting experience one can ever dream of with the parks varying from the Cinderella Castle to the Animal Kingdom and the most famous Disney’s Hollywood Studios, each one offering exciting tours of their respective attractions.
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^ The picture taken during the first scene of the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at the Disney-MGM Studios is an example of a Nikon vibration reduction lens at work.
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Sometimes overlooked by shoppers are the various resorts. .All of the resorts have a gift shop of some sort, but many go further.^ And even though I’m not much of a shopper, going through the gift shop in Japan is really fun.
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^ BouTiki is the resort's largest gift shop, located on the first floor of the Great Ceremonial House.
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^ By far the most popular ones where all the different and fun hats you find in shops throughout the resort.
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.The Grand Canyon Concourse on the fourth floor of Disney's Contemporary Resort, underneath the monorail platform, has several specialty shops including shops that sell jewelry, sundries, and housewares.^ Lines can be curved like the monorail tracks I photographed from the front of an express monorail headed towards the Contemporary Resort.
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^ BouTiki is the resort's largest gift shop, located on the first floor of the Great Ceremonial House.
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^ For my Disney Pic of the Week Mountain theme, I chose this fall-like scene of Space Mountain which was taken from the Resort Monorail as it was waiting for traffic to clear the Contemporary Resort station during Mousefest back in 2006.
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.Zawadi Marketplace at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge has unique African merchandise not available elsewhere.^ In 1998, a wannabe wildlife photographer’s dream came true when Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened.
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^ Located in Dinoland USA in Disney’s Animal Kingdom , Dino-Rama is a fun and colorful tribute to the carnivals we all grew up loving.
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^ When you exit Kilimanjaro Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom you pass by this post.
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At Disney's Boardwalk, look for the Wyland Galleries, with underwater-themed prints and paintings, featuring the work of the artist Wyland. In fact, each of the resorts has something a little different that you won't find elsewhere on the property, and it can be fun to look for those little hidden gems.
.Realizing that many of its souvenirs such as the giant Mickey dolls simply aren't made to be lugged around a theme park all day, Disney will save the day with its Package Pick-Up/Delivery service.^ Walt disney theme parks .
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^ Walt disney world theme parks .
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^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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.Guests staying at an on-site resort hotel can have their purchases delivered directly to their rooms, while everyone else can have their purchases held at the Package Pick-Up window at the front gate of each theme park.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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^ With four Theme Parks...two Water Parks...over 20 themed Resort Hotels...two nighttime entertainment districts...a state-of-the-art sports complex...dining, shopping and recreation galore, it’s easy to see how this vacation of a lifetime has enough smiles for everyone.
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.The service is free of charge, but be sure to factor in delivery times—allow about 24 hours for a package to be delivered to your room, or about three hours for it to reach the front gate of the park.^ I tried to plan to be near the front of the park about an hour before sunset.
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^ COMMENTS : Other services include 24 hour emergency team.
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^ I try to be there in the late afternoon when they are more likely to be active as they are feed about a half hour before park closing.
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  • Walt Disney World Mail Order, +1 407 363-6200 (, fax: +1 407 352-6369).^ I decided to lead us off with my favorite place to stay, the Boardwalk Villas in Walt Disney World .
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    ^ In a previous blog entry, Barrie talked about ways to stabilize your camera when shooting in low light at Walt Disney World.
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    ^ I haven’t tried one myself, but I have friends who consider this a “must do” when they are at Walt Disney World.
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    M-F 9AM-8PM. .Shop Walt Disney World from home!^ Walt disney world resorts .
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    ^ Walt disney world theme parks .
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    ^ Because of the variety and the incredible experiences it offers, Walt Disney Resorts have easily shot up to become the most popular resorts in the world!
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    Simply call, fax, or e-mail with a detailed description of an item known to be sold anywhere at Walt Disney World, and they'll look it up and ship it to you for the normal retail price plus shipping.
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The complete listing of stores on the property may be found on the Shopping page of the WDW website [29].
"Hot dogs! Hot dogs!"Mickey Mouse, from The Karnival Kid (1929)
.Like everything else, food is expensive at Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ I have thousands of photos from Walt Disney World, but only four are photos of food.
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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Fortunately, the food is pretty good, top to bottom.
.At the bottom you'll find portable food carts and fast counter-service (or "quick-service" in Disney's parlance) options.^ Be prepared for a low percentage of images you'll find acceptable when trying this technique.
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^ In fact, you’ll almost always find a Photopass photographer stationed there.
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^ Now you’ll find living sculptures around all of the Disney resorts and parks that resemble the loveable characters from the movies we all grew up with.
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.The small stands usually sell pre-packaged treats and snacks.^ It is docked behind Drinkwalla , a snack stand that sells cokes and chips.
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.The counter-service restaurants are on par with most chain fast-food joints in quality, but significantly more expensive in price.^ On Main Street in the Magic Kingdom is a counter service restaurant called Casey’s Corner .
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.Still, it's not your typical amusement park fare; some of them are in fact quite good.^ You want to fill your frame with them as much as possible, while still getting in some of the background to give your photo a sense of place.
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^ It's a good exercise to return to some of your older work and look at it from the prospective of your new knowledege of post-processing.
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^ You can still get some great environmental photos of the savannah and when the animals venture close to your "jeep".
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.Three excellent options are Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom, the Seasons Food Court at The Land pavilion in Epcot, and Flame Tree Barbecue on Discovery Island at Animal Kingdom.^ Mike Wazowski is the one-eyed monster host of this show, located in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom .
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^ This shot of Expedition Everest in Disney’s Animal Kingdom was taken from the seating area of Flame Tree BBQ. It was a postcard perfect day!
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^ Laugh Floor Comedy Club located in Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom .
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.The ABC Commissary at Hollywood Studios has a surprisingly international menu, and Toy Story Pizza Planet in the same park has arcade games to pass the time.^ As an added touch, Disney Imagineers put an old time working traffic light at the intersection of it's Hollywood and Vine for my Disney Pic of the Week on Disney's Hollywood Studios' Streets .
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^ Toy Story Mania rider gets ready for a series of 3-D midway computer games.
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^ The ride vehicle whisks you from one game panel to the next with Toy Story characters helping and cheering you along the way.
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.There is, however, a fairly big gap between the counter-service and the lower-end table-service restaurants.^ On Main Street in the Magic Kingdom is a counter service restaurant called Casey’s Corner .
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.If anything can be said to fill that gap, it's the buffets, but there are not many around, and most of them feature walk-around characters.^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ This area is often congested with people sitting, taking pictures (there's always a PhotoPass Photographer stationed here) and walking around the statue.
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.For table service, you'll find the menus tend to be surprisingly limited; although the food is generally good, if your party has a lot of picky eaters you may have trouble finding a restaurant everyone can agree on.^ Be prepared for a low percentage of images you'll find acceptable when trying this technique.
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^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ I know you hear a lot about how third party lenses (lenses not made by a camera manufacturer like Nikon or Canon) are not as good.
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(Fortunately, Disney is very accommodating of special requests, so don't be afraid to ask for the demi-glace to be left off or to substitute fries for the au-gratin potatoes.)
.At the high-end of Disney dining, you'll find some options on par with the best in the country, including perhaps the fanciest restaurant in all of Central Florida, Victoria and Albert's at the Grand Floridian.^ If you guessed the Grand Floridian, then right you are!
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^ Later, you can find all the gems you got.
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^ You’ll find all the details here.
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.These high-end restaurants do tend to be found at the resorts; few people want to go out to a fancy dinner after walking around the parks all day without changing first.^ After the first few, take a look to make sure you’re getting what you want.
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^ Only a few people recognized this as the sign from Hollywood & Vine , a full-service buffet restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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^ This type of photography works very well when you want to highlight the wonderful detail that makes Disney parks stand out from other theme parks.
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.Don't feel like you have to leave the kids behind, either; every restaurant on property (except Victoria and Albert's) welcomes kids and will accommodate them as best as they can.^ You don't really, you pick the one you like the best.
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^ And that's the plan - Imagineers don't just create a set for us to look at, they immerse us in the set so that we actually feel something magical.
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^ Over the next few weeks I’ll show you how, with very little effort, you can take photos that look like they were taken by a pro.
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.For the lowest possible prices, there are two McDonald's restaurants in the resort, at the intersection of Buena Vista Drive and Osceola Parkway between Blizzard Beach and the "All-Star" budget hotels, and in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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^ Other popular suggestions for props was RC Car from Toy Story at the All Star Movies resort, the larger than life Troll in Norway's Puffin's Roost shop , a Cinderella statue at the Marketplace in Downtown Disney similar to Buzz Lightyear I mentioned in the first Disney Prop entry and the Mickey sculpture at the Contemporary resort with Mickey ears perfect to sit kids in.
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S ALL STAR SPORTS RESORT; EST 1994; logo, Disney .
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.If a dietary restriction requires you to bring your own food into the parks, it is permissible to do so, on the condition that it does not require heating or any other kind of preparation.^ If you are the photographer of your family, chances are you are not in very many photos for holidays, vacatons, birthdays or other occassions.
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^ If you own a digital SLR, a lens reaching 200 to 300mm (depending on your camera's crop factor) will work great.
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^ Guests be startin' t' stream into th' now-open Park, an' several o' them be watchin' intently as th' three costumed castmembers shouted at each other.
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To ensure freshness, carry it in an insulated lunch box or bag. .Keep in mind, though, that Florida Department of Health regulations prohibit Disney's Culinary Cast Members from preparing, or even handling, foods brought in by guests.^ On my last trip, Cast Member Andy was the very capable pilot who took me back to the Magic Kingdom dock and is my Disney Pic of the Week on Cast Members .
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^ Guest Services Cast Member processes an Annual Pass for a guest.
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^ If you can not pass one of Walt Disney World's popcorn carts after smelling the fresh popped goodies or need an ice cream upon seeing a Cast Member loading up a cart on a hot Florida afternoon.
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.The complete list of dining options can be found on the Restaurants page of the WDW website [30].^ I found the U.S. Naval Oceanography website had a Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day page which calculates sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset for any day and for any city in the world.
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.AllEars.Net maintains a list of restaurant menus [31] on its website.^ Due to the nature of my personal Disney website, PSCalculator.Net , I take a lot of photographs of restaurants at Walt Disney World for the reviews I write.
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Character dining

.One of the unique things about dining at Walt Disney World is the opportunity to interact up-close with favorite characters during Disney's character dining meals.^ There are plenty of opportunities for this at Disney World!
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^ Walt Disney World is full of opportunities for panning images.
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^ Just about any Disney character, that’s who!
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Needless to say, these opportunities are extremely popular; for all practical purposes, advance reservations are required. .In exchange for planning ahead, though, you will get to meet and take pictures with the characters, making for a memorable experience.^ It makes it so fun to take their pictures.
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^ Each picture will feature you and your favorite character in front of a brightly colored backdrop depicting the different lands of Future World.
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^ However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to your family's enjoyment.
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The range of characters to be found is enormous. .Mickey and Minnie and the gang are the most common of course, at places like Chef Mickey's in the Contemporary Resort, but you might also find Mary Poppins at 1900 Park Fare at the Grand Floridian, or characters from Playhouse Disney at Hollywood & Vine in Hollywood Studios.^ If you guessed the Grand Floridian, then right you are!
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^ Do you know where to find this Hidden Mickey ?
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^ You may recognize this as the Sorceror's Hat from Disney's Hollywood Studios .
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.And of course the (fairy) godmother of them all is Cinderella's Royal Table, inside the castle in the Magic Kingdom, where little girls can indulge their princess fantasies to their hearts' content, so long as their parents can actually get reservations.^ Cinderella Castle in blue as darkness falls over the Magic Kingdom.
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^ Cinderella's Castle towers in the Magic Kingdom after using Photoshop Express.
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^ Editing notes of Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom.
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Disney Dining Plan

.Guests purchasing a Disney vacation package with hotel stay are eligible to participate in the Disney Dining Plan.^ The magic never ends when you stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel.
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^ More Great Reasons Than Ever To Stay in a Disney Resort - Disney Dining - ENHANCED! Extra Magic Hours .
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^ Vacation Type: Air and Hotel Package .
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For a flat fee, the plan allows guests a set number of meals per person per night of their stay. There are multiple levels of plan available (prices are approximate):
Magic Your Way package plus Quick-Service Dining 
Two quick-service meals and two snacks per person per night. Cost: $30/night for adults and juniors, $9/night for children 3-9
Magic Your Way package plus Dining 
One table-service meal, one quick-service meal, and one snack per person per night. Cost: $40/night for adults and juniors, $11/night for children 3-9
Magic Your Way package plus Deluxe Dining 
Three meals (table- or quick-service) and two snacks per person per night. Cost: $72/night for adults and juniors, $21/night for children 3-9
The Magic Your Way Premium and Platinum packages also include Deluxe Dining.
A "snack" as part of the dining plan is a single prepackaged item, piece of fruit, or soft drink at any counter-service, snack cart, or merchandise location.
The Disney Dining Plan is accepted at any Disney-run restaurant on the property except Victoria and Albert's. In addition, some "signature" restaurants, plus the dinner shows, require two table-service credits for one meal. .These restaurants are Artist's Point, California Grill, Cinderella's Royal Table, Citricos, Flying Fish Cafe, the Hollywood Brown Derby, Jiko-The Cooking Place, Narcoossee's, and Yachtsman Steakhouse, plus the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, Mickey's Backyard BBQ, and Disney's Spirit of Aloha dinner shows.^ Have dinner at the 50’s Prime Time Café in Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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^ Flying Fish restaurant on Disney's Boardwalk.
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^ Nikon D70/18-200VR, 2s, f/16, 200 ISO, +1.0 EV, 18mm Focal Length The Flying Fish is an elegant restaurant fitting the theming of Disney's Boardwalk area.
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.Room service, where available, also takes two table-service credits, except for pizza delivery.^ Lil had already slid aside th' paneled wall that led t' stretch-room number two, th' most recently serviced one.
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.Excluded from the Dining Plan are most of the restaurants that are operated by outside companies, most of which are at Downtown Disney.^ It’s also one of the restaurants on the Dining Plan .
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^ This photo was taken outside of the LEGO Imagination Center in Downtown Disney .
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^ This picture actually comes from the Planet Hollywood merchandise shop, outside of the Planet Hollywood Restaurant at Downtown Disney Westside .
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.These restaurants include Bongos Cuban Cafe, Fulton's Crab House, House of Blues, McDonald's, Portobello, Rainforest Cafe (both locations), T-Rex, and Wolfgang Puck's "The Dining Room". Wolfgang Puck Express, Wolfgang Puck's Cafe, and Planet Hollywood do accept the Dining Plan.^ Focus on Disney World - Wolfgang Puck Cafe .
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^ For the first photo of Fulton's Crab House Restaurant in Downtown Disney's Marketplace , I steadied myself as best I could against a railing and used Joe McNally's Da Grip with an image stablized (IS) lens .
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^ In addition to their regular dining room and outdoor seating, Wolfgang’s has an open kitchen with counter seating and a sushi bar.
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.To use the Dining Plan, simply present your Key to the World card to your server.^ Along with sharing some of the Disney World photos I've taken, I plan to offer up some tips for taking great photos on your next trip.
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^ Now you can run spreadsheets and wordprocessors as well as figure out when you can call for your Advanced Dining Reservations at Walt Disney World .
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.Gratuities are not included, but you can charge the tip to your room account with your Key to the World card.^ Each picture will feature you and your favorite character in front of a brightly colored backdrop depicting the different lands of Future World.
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^ With a free account, you get 2 GB of storage to upload your photos to work on.
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^ How can you make your photos standout from the millions of photos taken at Walt Disney World every year?
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Advance Dining Reservations

.Walt Disney World restaurants do not take reservations, per se.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ I decided to lead us off with my favorite place to stay, the Boardwalk Villas in Walt Disney World .
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.Disney's system for its table-service restaurants is called Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs).^ On Main Street in the Magic Kingdom is a counter service restaurant called Casey’s Corner .
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^ Only a few people recognized this as the sign from Hollywood & Vine , a full-service buffet restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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^ Now, I do know it is very hard to do this at Walt Disney World with the crowds, kids in tow or rushing to get to a scheduled show or dining reservation.
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An ADR is, in the strict sense, a restaurant FastPass. Essentially, when you make an ADR, you are reserving a spot on the restaurant's waiting list. When you arrive at the restaurant at your reserved time, you will immediately be placed at the top of the waiting list and get the next available table suitable for your party.
The importance of ADRs cannot be understated. .During the slowest times of the year, you may find you don't have any problem walking up to a restaurant and getting a seat within 15-30 minutes.^ The special Disney Wedding Pavilion allows you to host wedding and other commitment ceremonies with a chapel that can seat up to 300 guests.
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^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ If you’re attending MouseFest this year, don’t forget to join Lisa, Scott and me at our Picture This!
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.If you don't particularly care where you eat, or are willing to eat early or late, you can probably get by without ADRs.^ It's hard to get a good clean shot unless you are in the Magic Kingdom either very early in the morning or very late at night.
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^ You can increase your chances of seeing activity by walking the trail early or late in the day.
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But if you have your heart set on a particular restaurant, or you want to make sure you can eat right at noon or 6PM, you'll want an ADR. And if it's peak season, better safe than sorry; without an ADR you may find yourself searching high and low for a table even at 8PM.
.Of course, you can also get by without ADRs if you decide to only eat at counter-service restaurants (which don't take reservations at all).^ Now, they aren’t all good mind you, but still, it takes awhile to go through them all.
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^ Really, the only thing you need to join a photowalk is the desire to walk with other people and take photos.
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^ Well, you don’t have to be a professional photographer or have any fancy equipment to take photos that stand out from the typical tourist shots.
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.A few restaurants are so popular that they regularly fill up even during the slowest periods.^ If you watch them, you'll notice they always use fill flash during the day.
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ADRs are essential for these. .The one that takes the cake is Cinderella's Royal Table, inside the castle in the Magic Kingdom, which is usually booked solid within minutes of reservations opening.^ Cinderella Castle in blue as darkness falls over the Magic Kingdom.
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^ Cinderella's Castle towers in the Magic Kingdom after using Photoshop Express.
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^ Editing notes of Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom.
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Le Cellier Steakhouse in the Canada pavilion at Epcot has a reputation as the best steakhouse on the property and so is very popular. Victoria and Albert's at the Grand Floridian also strongly suggests ADRs so that you can get a menu customized to your tastes. ADRs are also a good idea for any of the dinner shows, and any meal featuring the Disney characters.
.To make Advance Dining Reservations, do not try to call the restaurants directly.^ Now you can run spreadsheets and wordprocessors as well as figure out when you can call for your Advanced Dining Reservations at Walt Disney World .
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.Call Disney Dining at +1 407 WDW-DINE (daily 7AM-10PM ET) to make all of your reservations.^ When you enter a Promo Code while making your reservation, you will receive exclusive savings on your travel.
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ADRs are accepted up to 90 days in advance of the date of the reservation (except Mickey's Backyard BBQ at Fort Wilderness, which allows 180 days). .If you want to get in to any of the restaurants mentioned above, especially Cinderella's Royal Table, start dialing at 6:55 on the first day you can make the reservation, and keep hitting redial until you stop getting told they're closed.^ After the first few, take a look to make sure you’re getting what you want.
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^ Jus' stonewall them -- tell them they'll be havin' t' find other Imagineerin' support if they want t' go through wi' 't, that ye're booked solid."
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^ Actually, if you really want to get technical, this photo should have been posted on Saturday, during the week we were doing restaurants!
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New as of June 2009, you can book ADRs online. .Go to Disney's restaurants page [32], find the restaurant you want to eat at, and see if it has an orange "Book a Reservation" button.^ Jus' stonewall them -- tell them they'll be havin' t' find other Imagineerin' support if they want t' go through wi' 't, that ye're booked solid."
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^ Then you might want to skip going into Injun Joe's Cave though Tom Sawyer tells you he has not been seen lately.
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^ When you are not able to go and create new images, look back at your photo archives and "see" the future.
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.As this is a new service, details are still being worked out, so you may want to stick with the tried-and-true phone call.^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ This works well when you want to emphasize the width of your subject.
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^ Since you had a couple of extra weeks to figure it out, I thought I’d make you work a little harder on this challenge.
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.Note that guests staying at a Disney-owned hotel are allowed to make ADRs for their entire trip on the 90th day before they arrive.^ I'd been t' Disney World any number o' times as a guest before I settled in, an' truth be told, 't had nerebeen me absolute favorite.
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^ Th' gun be a one-shot, somethin' I'd confiscated from a mischievous guest a decade before, when they'd had a brief vogue.
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^ From entertainers to street sweepers to guest services CMs, they all contribute to make our stay (the Guests) like no other found in the world.
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.That means you can make an ADR for the seventh day of your trip 96 days in advance; this is a big perk of staying at a Disney hotel.^ If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, be sure catch it on your next trip.
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^ It lets you use low ISO setting which means less noise and better clarity to your photos.
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^ Oh and make sure you limber up your wrists while waiting in the queue.
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In most cases, cancellations can be accommodated without penalty, especially if done in advance. However, select restaurants will charge a cancellation fee if the reservation is canceled closer than 48 hours in advance. .When making an ADR for one of those restaurants, the agent will ask for a credit card number; the card will only be charged for a no-show or a late cancellation.^ What makes it special is that this is the only one with a gold ribbon on its tail, signifying that it is Cinderella’s own horse.
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^ The only ones I make sure I never miss are Expedition Everest , Kilimanjaro Safaris and the Festival of the Lion King .
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^ Without loading them one at a time, I have no control over what the order in which they show - and there just isn't enough time for that here.
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Prices

Walt Disney World uses a four-part "dollar sign" dining price classification system:
  • $: $14.99 and under
  • $$: $15 – $29.99
  • $$$: $30 – $75.99
  • $$$$: $76+
.Most counter service restaurants have $ ratings, and most table service restaurants are either $$ or $$$.^ On Main Street in the Magic Kingdom is a counter service restaurant called Casey’s Corner .
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Victoria and Albert's is the only restaurant with a $$$$ rating; the fixed price menu is $125/person.

In-park dining

.Food is easier than easy to find in all four theme parks.^ Now you’ll find living sculptures around all of the Disney resorts and parks that resemble the loveable characters from the movies we all grew up with.
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^ Nikon Coolpix 995, 1/30s, f/3, 200 ISO, 0 EV You can find props in all the parks, resorts and entertainment areas in Walt Disney World.
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^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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In-park dining opportunities range from snack carts to the most common fast-food joints to the less common table service restaurants. .Bear in mind that the hours between noon and 2PM are generally considered the "peak" dining time in the parks.^ "Ye've got some wonderful times ahead o' ye -- between Lil an' th' Park, ye're goin' t' be havin' a tremendous experience, I jus' know 't."
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.If you find yourself eating lunch within this time frame, expect to wait 30 minutes to an hour in line before being served, unless you have a reservation at a table service restaurant.^ Now you are saying to yourself, who has time to wait for the light at Disney besides it's mostly full night when you are there.
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^ A good practice is to ask yourself if the frame will add to the photo or take away from it before you click your shutter.
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^ By practicing the Rule of Thirds, you'll find yourself thinking a bit before pressing the shutter.
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.As an alternative, some snack carts serve fairly large portions (such as smoked turkey legs in the Magic Kingdom's Frontierland), and have short lines most of the time.^ This is how I found these colorful, personalized parasols being displayed next to a cart in the Magic Kingdom's Liberty Square across from the Christmas shop.
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^ Down an' Ou' in th' Magic Kingdom be th' most entertainin' an' excitin' science fiction story I've read in th' last wee voyages.
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^ Like a lot of WDW photographers, Cinderella Castle seems to have some sort of gravitational pull on my camera when ever I am in the Magic Kingdom.
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Every park has low cost meals in the $3–$4 range for kid meals and $6–$8 for adult meals at the sandwich shops, ethnic specialty nooks, cafeterias, and communal dining halls. They provide ample food for the money. .You can often feed your whole family for little more than the cost of one expensive entrée at any of the upscale restaurants.^ However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to your family's enjoyment.
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^ If you give it a try though, you may find that you like it more than you thought you would – I did!
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^ Th' whole point o' th' Bitchun Society be t' be more reputable than th' next ad-hoc, t' succeed on merit, nay trickery, despite assassinations an' th' like.
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Resort dining

.All of the Disney Resorts have at least one restaurant, ranging from food courts at the Value and Moderate resorts to buffets and sit-down restaurants at the Deluxe resorts.^ This week's Disney Pic of the Week is on Restaurants (and not food) .
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^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S ALL STAR SPORTS RESORT; EST 1994; logo, Disney .
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.Best of all, some of the hotel restaurants have Disney character greetings.^ How best to capture the millions of lights Disney Imagineers use is our topic for today and I have a some tips for you.
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^ Now you’ll find living sculptures around all of the Disney resorts and parks that resemble the loveable characters from the movies we all grew up with.
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^ Might come in handy for doing edits from a hotel room in Walt Disney World for all you bloggers and webmasters out there.
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Drink

.A large variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available in Walt Disney World.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt disney world resorts .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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There are a few things to keep in mind when purchasing alcohol at WDW.
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  • The drinking age for alcohol in Walt Disney World (and all of Florida, for that matter) is 21. Be prepared for strict enforcement of this rule; anybody caught drinking underage, even with parents, may be subject to ejection from the property and criminal prosecution.
  • There are no alcoholic beverages for sale in the Magic Kingdom.
  • Be sure to bring an actual I.D. with you when purchasing beverages.^ Ye need t' get away from here: Disney World isn't good fer ye an' ye're sure as hell nay any good fer Disney World."
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    ^ I looked ou' o'er th' Se'en Seas Lagoon an' reckoned that this be me last night, ever, in Walt Disney World.
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    ^ I tookst th' castmember entrance t' th' Magic Kingdom, clippin' me name tag t' me Disney Operations polo shirt, ignorin' th' glares o' me swabbie castmembers in th' utilidors.
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    .Copies will not suffice.
  • No alcoholic beverages may be brought in to any of the theme parks.
  • Alcoholic beverages may not be consumed outside of, or even removed from, their designated places of purchase (i.e., alcohol purchased in Disney's Hollywood Studios cannot leave the park).^ Magic Kingdom ® Park - Downtown Disney ® Area - Epcot ® - Water Parks - Disney's Hollywood Studios ™ - Weddings & Honeymoons - Disney's Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park - Shopping, Dining & Recreation .
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    Alcohol purchased at selected gift shops (such as Weinkeller in Epcot's Germany pavilion in World Showcase) will be sealed in a gift box; if the box is opened, the purchase cannot be carried out of the park. As an alternative, the shop will have the package delivered to the front gate or to your on-site resort hotel free of charge, or you can arrange for shipping back home for a fee.
.In Epcot, some try "Drinking Around the World," getting alcohol in every country of World Showcase.^ This week we’re going to pass under the Gate of the Golden Sun and visit China in Epcot’s World Showcase .
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^ Here's an unusual shot of Illuminations from inside the China Pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase .
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^ This Hidden Mickey is on one of the totem poles outside of Canada in the World Showcase area of Epcot .
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.Or for a fun, free, and sober trip "around the world" try Club Cool in the Innoventions pavilion.^ Many of you confused Cool Wash with Club Cool , which is on the other side of Future World in Innoventions West.
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^ If you really want to have some fun with photography at Walt Disney World, give abstract photography a try.
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They offer nearly a dozen unlimited free samples of Coke products made around the world.
.Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom offer a small variety of draft beer at select dining locations.^ Located in Dinoland USA in Disney’s Animal Kingdom , Dino-Rama is a fun and colorful tribute to the carnivals we all grew up loving.
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^ Usually when I take the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney’s Animal Kingdom , I am lucky if I get a small glimpse of one of the lions.
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^ Belicia Dawson was the first one to let me know that Toluca Legs Turkey Company is located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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.Downtown Disney, Disney's Boardwalk, and the resort hotels have the largest selections of alcoholic beverages.^ The three photos below were taken from Sea Breeze Point near Disney's Boardwalk Resort shows the three different metering modes in action.
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^ Sidelight hits The ESPN Club near Disney's Boardwalk Resort giving a 3-D effect.
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^ So, I thought it fitting to use this as my selection for this week's Disney Pic of the Week theme on Downtown Disney .
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This guide uses the following price ranges for a standard double room:
Budget Less than $150
Mid-range $150–$250
Splurge $250 and up
.One of the most important choices you must make when planning a Walt Disney World vacation is whether to stay on-site at one of the famed Disney resorts, or off-site at one of countless less expensive but more traditional hotels.^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Do you have a favorite prop at Walt Disney World?
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.For many visitors, a vital part of the Walt Disney World "experience" is staying at one of the 23 Disney-owned and -operated resorts.^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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.Each and every one of the Disney resorts is strongly themed, impeccably maintained, and a vacation experience all to itself.^ By seemak on December 23rd, 2009 Now here’s something that allows you to fulfill all your childhood fantasies of living in the world of your favorite fairytale characters and spend a vacation in one of the most luxurious resorts and out-of-the-world theme parks.
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^ With the amount to diversity in theme on which each resort is built, it’s almost impossible for you to not find the one suitable to your taste.
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^ The theme parks offer the most exciting experience one can ever dream of with the parks varying from the Cinderella Castle to the Animal Kingdom and the most famous Disney’s Hollywood Studios, each one offering exciting tours of their respective attractions.
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Although none of the resorts can really be called cheap—in fact, most of them are luxurious and priced accordingly—the least expensive resorts have rooms for as little as $82 a night in the off-season.
Lower prices can be found outside the resort (see nearby areas Lake Buena Vista and Kissimmee, or even Orlando), but there are numerous advantages to staying at a Disney hotel:
Perhaps the greatest perk of staying at Disney's Contemporary Resort is the monorail station located conveniently in the atrium.
Perhaps the greatest perk of staying at Disney's Contemporary Resort is the monorail station located conveniently in the atrium.
  • Free shuttle to and from Orlando International Airport with Disney's Magical Express
  • Your Key to the World card serves as your room key, park ticket, and room-charge card all in one
  • Extra Magic Hours – Extra morning and evening hours at selected parks
  • Free and convenient access to the parks via Disney transportation: motor coach, monorail, or water taxis
  • Free parking at the parks if you choose to drive
  • Free taxi service to the golf courses, if you don't have your own car
  • Guaranteed admission to the park (during the busiest of peak times, a park may (rarely) fill up and even guests with tickets may be turned away, but Disney resort guests will still be able to get in)
  • Eligibility for the Disney Dining Plan, which can save money on dining throughout the property
  • Special Disney events, such as breakfast with the Disney characters (by reservation)
  • Can make advance dining reservations for your entire trip as early as 90 days before you arrive
  • Disney Cast Members available to answer your questions
  • Free package delivery from Disney-operated retail stores to your hotel
  • Unique Disney-style resort entertainment and theming
  • Your hotel is only a quick trip away, allowing you to leave the parks when the crowds (or the sun) get to be too much and take a nap or go for a dip in one of the hotel pools.
On the other hand, staying off-property can have its own perks. Lodging and food costs are cheaper, with discounts more available. You can book condos or home rentals for large groups, which allows you to cook meals making dining costs even cheaper and lodging costs very cheap. .Many off-site resorts do have shuttle service to the Disney parks, although the service can be limited, potentially inconvenient, and may carry a fee.^ Disney guidebook authors, web site founders, podcasters, and members of many Disney fan communities all had tables at the Mega Meet.
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^ All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Disney Enterprises, Inc., its subsidiary, affiliated and related companies, as the case may be.
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^ Now you’ll find living sculptures around all of the Disney resorts and parks that resemble the loveable characters from the movies we all grew up with.
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.One possible compromise is to stay at the Walt Disney World Swan or Walt Disney World Dolphin, which offer a more traditional hotel experience with most of the Disney resort benefits available, or to stay at a hotel in the Downtown Disney Hotel Plaza, which are fairly generic but very close to Downtown Disney.^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ One of the problems we all have at Walt Disney World is distracting backgrounds.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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Disney price seasons
(lowest to highest cost)
Value 
January to mid-February; mid-July to September; early December
Regular 
late April to mid-July; October and November
Peak 
mid-February to mid-April
Summer 
(value resorts only) late May to early August
Holiday 
late December
.Disney has created an incredible variety of themed resorts over the years, each one offering a unique experience to guests, ranging from the basic services and colorful decor at the three All-Star resorts, to the opulence and luxury of the Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, to the rustic, wooded charm of Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S ALL STAR SPORTS RESORT; EST 1994; logo, Disney .
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S ALL STAR MUSIC RESORT EST 1999; logo, Disney .
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.Check-in time at Disney resorts is 3PM (4PM for the All-Star Resorts), and check-out time is 11AM—but don't fret if your flight schedule doesn't match up.^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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^ If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, be sure catch it on your next trip.
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^ I pulled up a HUD an' checked th' time.
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.You can do an early check-in starting at 8AM; leave your bags with bell services and they'll be delivered to your room when it's ready.^ I’ll leave the rest for you to capture on your next trip.
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^ Over the next few weeks I’ll show you how, with very little effort, you can take photos that look like they were taken by a pro.
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^ If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, be sure catch it on your next trip.
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.You'll get your Key to the World card, so you can go enjoy the parks right away.^ I’ll go easier on you this week… .
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^ I hope you'll enjoy my view of Disney World.
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^ Each picture will feature you and your favorite character in front of a brightly colored backdrop depicting the different lands of Future World.
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.Likewise at check-out; you can get into the parks all day on the day of your departure, so just leave your bags with bell services and pick them up before you leave for the airport.^ Just show up with a camera, ANY kind of camera, and that’s all you need.
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^ Remember to be specific with your answer - just naming a park will not get you into the drawing.
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^ If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, be sure catch it on your next trip.
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Please see each district's Sleep section for details on individual hotels.
Please note that all Disney hotel rooms and other indoor areas are 100% smoke-free.

Budget

.Disney classifies their cheapest options as "Value" resorts.^ Disney's Value Resorts - Disney's Moderate Resorts - Disney's Deluxe Resorts - Disney's Resorts with More .
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These resorts are great for guests with a limited budget, or for families with young kids on whom the sophisticated theming and amenities at the other resorts would be wasted. .Prices (one room, two adults and two children) range from $82/night for a standard room in the value season to $160/night for a preferred room during Christmas week.^ Lil had already slid aside th' paneled wall that led t' stretch-room number two, th' most recently serviced one.
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There is a $10 fee for each adult beyond two per room.
The Value resorts have basic rooms with exterior entrances and minimal amenities. The theming is bold and colorful—kids love the larger-than-life decorations—but not particularly evocative of any particular environment. .Hotel amenities include food courts and swimming pools, but no sit-down restaurants or other on-site recreation options.^ Given my other Walt Disney World hobby, I tend to include restaurants in a lot of my photography.
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.The Value resorts are All-Star Movies, All-Star Sports, and All-Star Music near Animal Kingdom; and Pop Century near Hollywood Studios.^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S ALL STAR SPORTS RESORT; EST 1994; logo, Disney .
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^ Located in Dinoland USA in Disney’s Animal Kingdom , Dino-Rama is a fun and colorful tribute to the carnivals we all grew up loving.
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^ The giant Mickey Mouse Phone icon at the Pop Century Resort.
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.If you have a tent, camper, or motorhome, perhaps the best value on Disney property is at Fort Wilderness (near the Magic Kingdom), where you can rent a campsite for as little as $43 a night.^ When you exit Kilimanjaro Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom you pass by this post.
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^ How best to capture the millions of lights Disney Imagineers use is our topic for today and I have a some tips for you.
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^ On my last trip, Cast Member Andy was the very capable pilot who took me back to the Magic Kingdom dock and is my Disney Pic of the Week on Cast Members .
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Mid-range

.These are Disney's "Moderate" resorts.^ Disney's Value Resorts - Disney's Moderate Resorts - Disney's Deluxe Resorts - Disney's Resorts with More .
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^ The specialty of these resort is the delicate blend of luxury & comfort that it offers with a flavor of the old Disney Fairy tale that can never be missed.
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.Guests who want the full Disney resort experience without paying for the extra luxuries and amenities at the Deluxe resorts will be more than satisfied by the Moderate resorts.^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") 2000 DISNEY'S BEACH CLUB RESORT, Pluto, full body, moving right, .
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") 2000 DISNEY'S POLYNESIAN RESORT, Goofy, full length, full face, in .
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") 2000 DISNEY'S YACHT CLUB RESORT, Donald, full length, full face, .
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.Prices (one room, two adults and two children) range from $149/night for a standard room in the value season to $250/night for a preferred room during Christmas week.^ I got two for the price of one by framing Italy within the trunk of the tree.
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^ During the holiday season in Epcot, Pere Noel tells the story of Christmas in France as part of Holidays Around the World .
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^ This year, I wanted to use one of my photos taken last year during Mousefest in Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe in Magic Kingdom's Liberty Square .
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.Prices can go even higher for the new pirate-themed rooms at Caribbean Beach and club-level rooms and suites at Coronado Springs.^ For instance, Pirates of the Caribbean is a ride I never even tried to photograph until I got a 50mm lens.
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There is a $15 fee for each adult beyond two per room.
The Moderate resorts have basic rooms with exterior entrances. .The theming is straightforward but fun and evocative of the appropriate time and place, from the Louisiana bayou at Port Orleans-Riverside to the warm Caribbean colors of the Caribbean Beach.^ Next time you're visiting the Magic Kingdom, take the time to hop a raft over and enjoy "a fun place to run and explore and blow off steam".
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S PORT ORLEANS RESORT RIVERSIDE EST 1992; Disney .
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^ Donald's nephews are having a good ole time over at Fulton’s General Store at Port Orleans Riverside .
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Hotel amenities include food courts, sit-down restaurants (usually), limited room service, swimming pools with extras (such as a slide), and some on-site recreation activities.
.The Moderate resorts are Caribbean Beach near Hollywood Studios; Port Orleans-Riverside and Port Orleans-French Quarter near Downtown Disney; and Coronado Springs near Animal Kingdom.^ Port Orleans Resort .
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") DISNEY'S ANIMAL KINGDOM; Elephant, Giraffe and Rhino, Disney, e .
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^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") 2000 DISNEY'S BEACH CLUB RESORT, Pluto, full body, moving right, .
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Splurge

.Disney's "Deluxe" resorts and the "Deluxe Villas" fall into this category, the largest by far.^ This giant bird cage sits in the lobby of Disney’s ultimate deluxe resort.
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Deluxe resorts
.The Deluxe resorts are for guests who want the ultimate in Disney hospitality, with luxury-hotel amenities and signature Disney experiences.^ For 24 hours a day, you’re immersed in a wonderful fantasy world where you receive legendary service, gracious hospitality, exclusive resort amenities and magical touches that only Disney can provide.
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^ The specialty of these resort is the delicate blend of luxury & comfort that it offers with a flavor of the old Disney Fairy tale that can never be missed.
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^ Because of the variety and the incredible experiences it offers, Walt Disney Resorts have easily shot up to become the most popular resorts in the world!
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Prices in this category vary widely. .Some basic rooms can be had for as little as $240 a night in the value season, but more commonly start at $355/night and go up to $835 or more for the best single rooms.^ Photowalk at Mousefest will start (click on link for more information and to sign up).
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^ When they reach the end of the route, there is likely to be a little time to gather and do some more chimping, usually over coffee or beer!
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^ That means that you’ll have more time to figure out this week’s challenge so I am going to make a little more, well, challenging.
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.Luxurious suites are available at most of the resorts, starting at over $1,000/night and going up from there.^ Because of the variety and the incredible experiences it offers, Walt Disney Resorts have easily shot up to become the most popular resorts in the world!
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^ Most consumer zoom lens' start at f/3.5 and vary up to f/6.3 extended to their full focal length depending on make and model.
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^ Unlike film, the noise is not nearly as bad as film grain was and there are software products available, which can clean up most of the noise.
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There is a $25 fee for each adult beyond two per room.
Deluxe resorts feature well-appointed rooms with interior entrances and extensive theming to match the resort. .A Deluxe resort's decor is evocative and all-encompassing, with as much attention paid to detail as at any of the Disney theme parks.^ What sets a Disney themepark apart from the all the others is the attention to detail.
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^ And, with all the new things to see and so many great Disney Resort benefits to enjoy, there's never been a better time to visit.
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^ I think Disney did a fabulous job on the theming in this park.
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.Hotel amenities include multiple full-service and casual restaurants, often with character dining; full room service; extensive pool and beach facilities with plenty of extras; numerous on-site recreation activities; and valet parking.^ Only a few people recognized this as the sign from Hollywood & Vine , a full-service buffet restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios .
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.The Deluxe resorts are the Contemporary, the Wilderness Lodge, the Polynesian, and the Grand Floridian near the Magic Kingdom; the Boardwalk Inn, the Yacht Club, and the Beach Club near Epcot, and the Animal Kingdom Lodge near Animal Kingdom.^ Laugh Floor Comedy Club located in Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom .
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^ Late one night I happened upon these pontoon boats docked at the marina at the Yacht and Beach Clubs.
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^ When I first visited Walt Disney World I marvelled at the ease I could get from Epcot to the Magic Kingdom.
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.The rental cabins at Fort Wilderness (near the Magic Kingdom) have full kitchens, plumbing, and maid service.^ (Vertical image pressed "penny") MAGIC KINGDOM WALT DISNEY WORLD, full Mickey left, leaning on .
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^ On Main Street in the Magic Kingdom is a counter service restaurant called Casey’s Corner .
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^ Next week, we'll explore a frontier fort, a mine and another unique view of the Magic Kingdom.
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They sleep six for $265–$410 a night.
Deluxe villas
.The Deluxe villas were created to be part of the Disney Vacation Club, a time-share program created by Disney, but when DVC members aren't using them, they're open to the general public.^ I explained that I was taking a photo for this blog and they were very nice to take time out of their vacation to oblige me, but they were off and running as soon as I was done.
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^ For me, a Disney vacation just isn't complete until I spend some time on the Boardwalk.
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^ My daughters are both in college and I don't know how many more times they'll want to spend with Dad on vacation.
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.The villas offer a more "home-away-from-home" feel, with studios and one-, two-, and even three-bedroom suites available.^ In a studio, photographers will use lights behind their subject which is brighter by one or two stops to create the rim light effect.
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.Prices range from $295/night for a studio at Old Key West or Saratoga Springs during the value season to $2,215/night for a three-bedroom Grand Villa at the Boardwalk or Beach Club Villas during Christmas week.^ As an added touch, Disney Imagineers put an old time working traffic light at the intersection of it's Hollywood and Vine for my Disney Pic of the Week on Disney's Hollywood Studios' Streets .
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^ Late one night I happened upon these pontoon boats docked at the marina at the Yacht and Beach Clubs.
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^ During the holiday season in Epcot, Pere Noel tells the story of Christmas in France as part of Holidays Around the World .
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If that price seems astonishing, consider that those villas sleep twelve people!
.Studios have a kitchenette; the suites have full kitchens, and the largest ones, Grand Villas, have full dining rooms.^ In addition to their regular dining room and outdoor seating, Wolfgang’s has an open kitchen with counter seating and a sushi bar.
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.Most of the DVC resorts are attached to one of Disney's Deluxe resorts, sharing amenities with the "parent" resort; the others (Old Key West and Saratoga Springs) are standalone but have comparable amenities.^ Saratoga Springs is one of the Disney Vacation Club properties.
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^ I still consider myself a novice and as I learn more I like to share what I've learned with other Disney World fans.
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^ I happened upon this little guy having breakfast while walking on the path between Saratoga Springs and Downtown Disney .
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.The DVC resorts are Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary and the Villas at the Wilderness Lodge near the Magic Kingdom; the Boardwalk Villas and Beach Club Villas near Epcot; the Animal Kingdom Villas near Animal Kingdom; and Old Key West and Saratoga Springs near Downtown Disney.^ In 1998, a wannabe wildlife photographer’s dream came true when Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened.
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^ I decided to lead us off with my favorite place to stay, the Boardwalk Villas in Walt Disney World .
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^ Located in Dinoland USA in Disney’s Animal Kingdom , Dino-Rama is a fun and colorful tribute to the carnivals we all grew up loving.
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Non-Disney resorts

.This covers only those resorts that are not owned/operated by Disney, but are located on Disney property.^ This beautiful relief carving is located near the elevators at Disney’s Polynesian Resort .
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.For areas outside the property, see Lake Buena Vista and Kissimmee.^ The resort is complete with 7 Theme Parks , a shopping center, 8 golf courses and 20 more resorts situated within the 2 cities of its own – Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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^ Downtown Disney Marketplace was the first area in Lake Buena Vista Disney developed and has grown to include Pleasure Island (or what is left of it) and Disney's West Side.
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.If you're going to stay off-property, be sure to research your selection well.^ If you’re a fan of the Tree of Life, be sure to come back for a night time view on the September calendar.
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^ If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, be sure catch it on your next trip.
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^ When you are not able to go and create new images, look back at your photo archives and "see" the future.
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.Lots of hotels advertise themselves as being close to Walt Disney World, often with the word "Maingate" in their names, but they could be several miles away in reality.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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Budget

.If you or a family member is an employee or retiree of the United States Department of Defense, including the military, you're in luck.^ The one I had the pleasure of seeing included a salute to each of the United States Armed Forces.
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^ You may be in more if other members of your family have picked up the photography bug.
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^ You’re going to have to get up early to beat the Romano family!
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.Shades of Green, near the Magic Kingdom has rooms starting at $93, depending on the employee's pay grade.^ This photo was taken in Mickey Mouse's living room as I was touring Mickey's Country House in Toontown Fair found in the Magic Kingdom.
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^ The first official land meets started today at the Magic Kingdom.
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^ When I get a batch of photos from the Magic Kingdom , as an example, onto my computer and start reviewing them, I only use One Star for photos I want to keep for further review.
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Amenities are somewhat limited, though; see the full listing for details.
.For everyone else, affordable deals can be found at the Downtown Disney Hotel Plaza located adjacent to the Downtown Disney Marketplace.^ Walt Disney World Vacation Packages - Funjet Vacations - Walt Disney World Resorts air hotel vacation Travel Package Home Destinations Hotels Hot Deals Vacations Your Way Welcome!
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.There are seven franchised or independent hotels in the Downtown Disney Hotel Plaza.^ Might come in handy for doing edits from a hotel room in Walt Disney World for all you bloggers and webmasters out there.
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Disney amenities are virtually nonexistent; only their proximity to Downtown Disney separates them from the other hotels in Lake Buena Vista. Their prices are quite reasonable, though, considering their location.

Splurge

.The Walt Disney World Swan and Walt Disney World Dolphin, located near Epcot and not far from Hollywood Studios, have most of the amenities of Disney Resorts but are operated by Starwood Hotels, under the Westin and Sheraton banners (respectively).^ The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props.
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^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Challenge #30 is from the façade of the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort .
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.They are ideal for guests who want a more traditional hotel experience while still being right in the middle of Disney property.^ I haven’t tried one myself, but I have friends who consider this a “must do” when they are at Walt Disney World.
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^ My daughters are both in college and I don't know how many more times they'll want to spend with Dad on vacation.
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^ An' th' more guests who got t' experience th' Mansion, th' more o' a Whuffie-hit Debra's swabbies would suffer if they made a move on 't.
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The whimsical exteriors are a sight to see all by themselves.
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Stay safe

.Walt Disney World is a very safe area, and spends a lot of time and money ensuring that guests remain safe.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World is magical at any time of the day but, at night, it's extra magical.
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^ This was the resort I stayed at the very first time I went to Disney World.
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But, do not be complacent or feel completely safe. .Although the parks are relatively safe, and do have guards throughout, take caution, and watch the children closely.^ Quick Tip: When taking a photo of something close to ground level, including children, try to get as close to the level of your subject as possible.
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You are in a park with strangers, and although rare, there have been problems as you would have on any street in any country. Be aware at all times, and do not allow young children to roam unattended or be too far from your sight.
  • Do not fear being caught in one of the daily afternoon rainstorms, because rain ponchos and umbrellas are sold throughout the parks, for just that reason. .Walt Disney World does not close down due to rain.
  • Wear a light-colored shirt during the summer.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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    ^ Boy does Disney know lighting!
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    ^ Walt Disney World category.
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    White and light colors reflect sunlight better than darker colors, so you won't get overheated as easily. Wear a hat and sunglasses to protect your head, face and eyes. Sunscreen may be purchased at most gift shops.
  • Drink lots of water. You can easily become dehydrated in the heat. Stay clear of carbonated drinks, tea and coffee. .Dehydration can lead to weakness, fatigue, and eventually heat stroke due to the body's reduced ability to regulate its temperature.
  • Go back to your hotel in the afternoon for a dip in the pool to cool you off.^ When you are not able to go and create new images, look back at your photo archives and "see" the future.
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    ^ One of the first things you learn in any basic book or course on photography is to keep the Sun at your back when taking an outdoor photo.
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    ^ You won't see the background go out of focus in your viewfinder so concentrate on the subject's focus.
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    Or cool off in the one of the many interactive fountains that can be found in the parks. .(Don't forget to take spare clothing with you!^ If you’re attending MouseFest this year, don’t forget to join Lisa, Scott and me at our Picture This!
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    ^ Well, you don’t have to be a professional photographer or have any fancy equipment to take photos that stand out from the typical tourist shots.
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    ^ Don't forget, as the AllEars.net webpage will tell you, there's an exhibit inside where you'll learn about some very famous Vikings.
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    ) .Another good idea would be to visit Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon in the morning, then head to the theme parks afterwards; this will give your body adequate hydration to better withstand the heat.
  • Go indoors, into an air-conditioned shop or attraction.^ I hope this gives you some ideas on how to approach your photo editing tasks.
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    ^ I be a terrible, terrible swabbie t' visit theme-parks wi'.
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    ^ I would go into th' camp o' th' enemy, sit by the'r fire, learn the'r secrets.
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    .Try to do the outdoor attractions in the morning, and save the indoor attractions and shows until the afternoon when it's hotter.
  • While theft is rare and security is always present throughout the resort, it is advisable to keep valuables locked in the electronic safe in your hotel room.^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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    ^ I grew too obsessed t' swashbuckle, an' Dan moved aft, an' then 't be me turn t' take hotel rooms so that th' rattle o' me keyboard wouldna keep th' lad's up nights.
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    ^ The cast members there will keep you in stitches throughout your meal.
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    .Avoid bringing unnecessary items with you.
  • Keep your eye on your belongings at all times.^ It's something to keep in mind when you have time to do so.
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    ^ Because it is so dark, you have to be extra careful to keep your camera steady.
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    ^ If you have never heard them I encourage you to take the time on your next visit to Epcot.
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    Do not display cash in public. Consider wearing a money belt. .Do not leave anything in an unattended stroller or wheelchair, especially when you go on a ride.^ I make sure I am securely in my ride vehicle and my camera is not going to leave my hands.
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    ^ Although many people will tell you what a great view there is while riding the Astro Orbiter , I think the best view is of the ride itself, especially at night.
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    .If possible, leave loose articles with a non-rider.
  • Children are very safe at Walt Disney World, but it's not uncommon for parents and children to get separated due to the crowds.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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    ^ Walt Disney World category.
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    ^ I decided to lead us off with my favorite place to stay, the Boardwalk Villas in Walt Disney World .
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    .One suggestion is to write down your child's name with your name, resort and cell phone number on a 3x5 index card.^ Filling the frame is the number one way to make your photos more interesting.
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    Also include any vital medical information. .Place the card in your child's pocket and instruct him/her to show the card to a cast member in the event that you get separated.^ This way, the cast members won't be looking into the sun when they look at you, which means you'll get more face shots.
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    ^ You want to fill your frame with them as much as possible, while still getting in some of the background to give your photo a sense of place.
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    ^ Here is where you can have some real fun with your photos and the only place you can play with graphic interpretations of them in Photoshop Express.
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    Conversely, if you lose your child, notify a cast member immediately.
  • If your child goes on a ride on his/her own, make sure you know where the ride's exit is. .Arrange a place to meet with all members of your party if you become separated.^ So no matter how wild your fantasies are, here’s one place that fulfills it all!
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    ^ With a Magic Your Way Package, you'll have plenty of time to see and do it all.
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    Note: Make the meeting place easy to find, but out of the way; areas such as in front of Cinderella Castle or the front of the park are likely to be too crowded to be useful.
Travel Warning
WARNING: Some attractions have safety restrictions. Children not meeting the minimum height requirement and pregnant women are not permitted to experience these attractions. .Persons susceptible to motion sickness or having high blood pressure or heart, neck, or back problems should also avoid riding as these conditions are easily aggravated.^ This proved to be a problem and, when the ride vehicle was in motion, I found it nearly impossible to get any non-blurred photos at 400mm.
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Restraining devices may prevent persons of certain body shapes or sizes from riding.
The above warning applies to the following attractions:
  • Magic Kingdom: Space Mountain, Tomorrowland Speedway, Splash Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Epcot: Test Track, Mission: Space
  • Hollywood Studios: Star Tours, Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • Animal Kingdom: Dinosaur, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Expedition: Everest, Kali River Rapids, Primeval Whirl
.If your child does not meet the ride's height requirement, there is a "rider swap" service available.^ It's really quite simple even though there's a lot of science and engineering behind how your camera does it.
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^ First is the Library which catalogs all your images on your Window's based PC (as of this writing, Picasa does not have a Mac OSX or Linux version available).
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.This service enables one person to wait with the child while another goes on the ride; afterwards the person waiting with the child may board the ride without having to wait in line.^ He smoked eight cigarettes on th' twenty minute ride, hammerin' one after another into his bung hole, fillin' me skiff wi' stingin' clouds.
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^ While walking back from the Boardwalk Bakery early one morning I saw this composition without the person walking over the bridge to the Swan/Dolphin Resort area.
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^ This let me go on rides and attractions without having to deal with the bulkiness of a tripod.
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Ask a Cast Member for more information.
.Also note that lap children are not permitted on most rides, especially if there are restraining devices.^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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^ Although many people will tell you what a great view there is while riding the Astro Orbiter , I think the best view is of the ride itself, especially at night.
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  • Always supervise your children in or near swimming pools, and do not allow them to engage in any behavior that could pose a danger to themselves or others.^ If you are traveling without children, remember characters will pose for your camera, too.
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    .Do not run on a wet pool deck.
  • At the water parks, follow the same safety rules as you would with any ordinary swimming pool.^ There are techniques you can learn but no rules to follow.
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    ^ I wanted to make sure if you were a fan of the parks you would recognize it being from Walt Disney World.
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    ^ So, when you are in a Disney park or an event and things start to happen fast or you are with family or friends and have to work fast, they become second nature to you to check the following: .
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    .Be aware that some of the attractions have height or other safety restrictions.
  • With the exception of service animals for the disabled, pets are not permitted in the parks, Downtown Disney, transportation vehicles, or resorts, with the exception of Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground (designated areas only).^ For 24 hours a day, you’re immersed in a wonderful fantasy world where you receive legendary service, gracious hospitality, exclusive resort amenities and magical touches that only Disney can provide.
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    ^ Rides, running children, shows, parades, moving parts of attractions, transportation vehicles and most anything which moves in and around the parks and resorts.
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    ^ "Kim an' some o' th' other rehab cast sailed' t' Debra last high tide' an' asked th' lass' t' do a design review o' th' current rehab an' suggest any changes.
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    .There are five air-conditioned kennels on the property, at each of the four theme park entrances and at Fort Wilderness, all of which offer overnight boarding.
  • Do not leave your pet in your car. It is against the law in Florida, as well as potentially fatal.^ Destinations • Must Visits Disney resorts , disney world , Disney World Resorts , Dsiney world theme parks , walt disney , Walt Disney Amusement Park , walt disney resort vacation , Walt disney theme parks , Walt disney world resorts , Walt disney world theme parks Leave a Reply .
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    ^ This type of photography works very well when you want to highlight the wonderful detail that makes Disney parks stand out from other theme parks.
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    ^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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    The penalty is a $5,000 fine. .A car with a pet locked inside will be broken into to remove the pet, and WDW will not be held liable for any damages incurred.
  • Service animals may not be accommodated on some attractions.^ From the trail, you may come face to face with some of Animal Kingdom's great apes, the Sliverback Gorillas, in the glass viewing area.
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    ^ Then I took on the challenge of trying to get some decent photos from inside the attraction.
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    ^ Two hours may be enough time for the attractions, but I could easily fill two days with taking photos at Animal Kingdom.
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    .In that case, they must remain with a non-riding member of your party, as Disney's cast members are not authorized to handle service animals.
  • If you have car trouble while in a theme park's parking lot, raise your car's hood, and someone will come to your assistance.
  • Just like anywhere else in the USA, the emergency number throughout Walt Disney World is 911. Contacting this number will get you in touch with Reedy Creek Emergency Services, WDW's police, fire, and ambulance service.^ I know at Walt Disney World there's not a lot of places for landscapes in the parks.
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    ^ Landscaping at Walt Disney World is our theme for this week's Disney Pic of the Week .
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    ^ It’s Cast Members who make the Disney parks magical.
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  • Minor first aid services are available free of charge at any park or resort and offer a quiet and cool place to rest.^ If you’re looking for something fun to do on your first or last day and don’t want to waste a park ticket on a half day, check out this resort.
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    • Magic Kingdom — next to the Crystal Palace, left around the central hub.
    • Epcot — next to the baby center on the World Showcase side of the Odyssey Center.
    • Hollywood Studios — at Guest Relations
    • Animal Kingdom — in Safari Village, next to Creature Comforts
  • If an emergency need for prescription drugs occurs, the Gooding's supermarket [36] at the intersection of Interstate 4 and Florida State Road 535 has a pharmacy. Be sure to bring your prescription information with you. There are also several Walgreens locations nearby.
  • There are two full-service medical facilities just outside the property lines:
    • Celebration Health, 400 Celebration Place, 407-303-4000, [37]. Located at the intersection of I-4, US-192, and FL-417.
    • CentraCare, 12500 S Apopka Vineland Rd, (407) 934-2273, [38]. Located adjacent to the Downtown Disney Hotel Plaza.
Avoid I-4
.In some cases, it may be a good idea to avoid Interstate 4 and instead use Turkey Lake Road, a surface street that parallels I-4 to the west, to travel from Walt Disney World to SeaWorld and Universal.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ The Walt Disney World ® Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday.
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.This strategy can easily save you time, fuel, and aggravation.^ With BorderMaker, you can easily create custom border templates you can save for reuse or to batch process a set of pictures.
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.Alternatively, you can also take LYNX Route 50 to SeaWorld from the Transportation and Ticket Center or Downtown Disney Westside.^ The stunt shows at Disney's Hollywood Studios take you behind the scenes of how stunts are safely planned and performed and is this week's theme for Disney Pic of the Week .
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^ The large Ferryboat travels from the Ticket & Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom and back with up to 600 guests.
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^ This is the head of the Dreaded LEGO Dude (my own personal pet name for him) at LEGO Imagination Center in Downtown Disney .
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It is also possible to get to Universal via the LYNX system, but it involves making transfers. Take Route 50 to SeaWorld and transfer to Route 8 which will take you to Wet 'n Wild, at the intersection of International Drive and Universal Boulevard. Here you can either transfer to Route 37 or walk about 15 minutes to get to Universal.
Mears Transportation provides round-trip shuttle service to Busch Gardens from various locations in the Orlando area. [39] The fare is $10.00 per person, or free with the Orlando Flex Ticket Plus. .Note that you are responsible for your own transportation to/from the pickup point.^ Point your camera at the color you want the camera to keep.
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^ If you own a digital SLR, a lens reaching 200 to 300mm (depending on your camera's crop factor) will work great.
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^ Most digital SLR and some advanced Point & Shoot cameras have an exposure compensation button which allows you to do slight adjustments to your cameras image sensor.
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.Walt Disney World lies at the heart of an archetypal Floridian paradise, with a plethora of other activities to be seen outside of Disney's property.^ Walt Disney World but any Disney property or event in the world .
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^ Walt Disney World category.
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^ I decided to lead us off with my favorite place to stay, the Boardwalk Villas in Walt Disney World .
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.However, not everyone can travel outside of the property, as it requires access to an automobile almost 100% of the time (with a few exceptions, addressed in the infobox at right).^ One of the activities that everyone had a great time with was a bingo-like scavenger hunt sponsored by MEI and MouseFan Travel .
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^ What I found really interesting was, with the exception of one person, everyone else guessed 50’s Prime Time Café.
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.If you are planning to visit the other Orlando theme parks, you might want to consider getting the Orlando Flex Ticket ($235), which is valid for 14 consecutive days beginning with the first use, and gives unlimited admission to Universal Orlando Resort (both parks), SeaWorld Orlando, and their water parks; or the Orlando Flex Ticket Plus ($280), which covers Universal, SeaWorld, and Busch Gardens, and also includes a free round trip shuttle bus to Busch Gardens from Orlando (see right).^ Something’s not right here – can you see it?
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^ On the days I planned to use a tripod, I would rent a locker at the parks.
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^ When loading or ingesting from a memory card onto my computer using Aperture 2, I give pretty general captions and keywords which cover all the photos.
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For a broader spectrum of entertainment options, the Go Orlando Card [40] is available in increments of 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7 days and gives free admission and express entry to a number of attractions in and around Orlando and Kissimmee. .Unfortunately, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Universal are not included in the Go Orlando Card.^ I decided to lead us off with my favorite place to stay, the Boardwalk Villas in Walt Disney World .
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^ In a previous blog entry, Barrie talked about ways to stabilize your camera when shooting in low light at Walt Disney World.
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^ I haven’t tried one myself, but I have friends who consider this a “must do” when they are at Walt Disney World.
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The complete list of attractions where it is accepted may be found here [41].

To Orlando...

International Drive [42], Orlando's dynamic tourist corridor, featuring a multitude of attractions, dining, and shopping, makes for the perfect side trip. Here you can also find Orlando's other two world-famous theme parks:
Wanna get wet?
Islands of Adventure has three water rides (Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges, Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls, and Jurassic Park River Adventure) on which you might get soaked. .But, unlike Disney, Universal is lenient about modesty and allows its guests to wear swimwear on its water rides.^ The special Disney Wedding Pavilion allows you to host wedding and other commitment ceremonies with a chapel that can seat up to 300 guests.
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^ Ferries and water taxis of all sorts transport guests from resorts to the theme parks and Downtown Disney.
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^ One of the things I love about Walt Disney World is how many different opportunities there are to ride on the water.
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.Many people wear bathing suits under their outer clothes, and strip down to their swimwear before boarding the water rides.^ People who enjoy Disney themepark photography try to outdo each other on flickr and many Disney boards as to who can get the best ride shots.
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