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Ultimate Day for Young Families VIP Tour

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September 24, 2014
Ultimate Day for Young Families VIP Tour

This past summer, Disney unveiled a new VIP tour, The Ultimate Day for Young Families. When I first read the overview, two thoughts came to mind. First, this sounds like an ultimate FastPass and secondly, “Wow that’s expensive!” The Ultimate Day for Young Families VIP Tour lasts from seven- to eight-hours and costs $299...
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Recap of a Magical Moment (and more…) at Walt Disney World

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September 18, 2014
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Hi friends!! I hope everyone is enjoying their day! I have a  magical memory to share with you from our recent Walt Disney World vacation, as well as my thoughts on the new Fast Pass + and My Magic Plus! Enjoy! We had a super magical moment with Minnie Mouse during our trip! On...
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Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

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September 18, 2014
Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

Last week Disney announced the Maelstrom attraction in Epcot’s World Showcase Norway pavilion was going to be re-imagined into a Frozen attraction. A Frozen attraction should not have come as a surprise to anyone given the popularity of the film and its characters, as well as, the rumors of such a change that have...
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Flyin’ High: Take a Ride on Characters in Flight

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September 16, 2014
Flyin’ High: Take a Ride on Characters in Flight

  For some of us seasoned Walt Disney World visitors, there comes a time when at least one member of the group begins to experience a little Disney burn-out. (Gasp! The horror!!) As a frequent traveler to Walt Disney World, I am always on the lookout for a unique, previously unexplored Disney experience to...
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8/7 – 11, 2014 2nd Leg of Our DVC Vacation

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September 15, 2014
8/7 – 11, 2014 2nd Leg of Our DVC Vacation

Hello everyone!  Hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day!  By the time you read this article I will have been on my next Walt Disney World vacation with my daughter  and WDW Fan Zone writer Alicia Kozmycz. Yes, back to back trips:) But, for now lets continue on with Keith and my anniversary...
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Welcome, Foolish Mortals

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August 31, 2014
Welcome, Foolish Mortals

. In 2011, Disney Imagineers expanded the queue area of the Haunted Mansion allowing guests a place to interact with the spirits while waiting for the Mansion doors to open.  With the evolution of Fastpass+ in early 2014, this area was designated as the “standby line” while fastpass guests are now whisked through the original...
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Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

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August 26, 2014
Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

From my first visit to Walt Disney World to now, I can’t believe the quantity and quality of advice there is for the first time visitor. On my first trip, I was mainly reliant on guidebooks, however now there is so much information available within a few clicks but the issue now is quality...
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Disney Teachable Math Moments

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August 22, 2014
Disney Teachable Math Moments

The other night I was at my computer working on my lesson plans. See, besides being a Disney dad in training, I’m also a math teacher. So as I was working on my lesson plans, my wife started talking about teachable Disney moments. The result was my list of tips for teachable math moments...
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Journey from Marceline to the Magic Kingdom

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August 13, 2014
Journey from Marceline to the Magic Kingdom

As a seasoned Walt Disney World guest, I frequently get the question, “Why do you go back? Haven’t you seen it all?” As true Disney parks fans the world over know, there are never enough trips to the Disney parks, and there is always something new to see and do! Each time I visit...
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The Magic Number

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July 28, 2014
The Magic Number

Hi my name is Kerri and I love Disney. I am super excited (and nervous) to be joining the WDW Fan Zone team.  So nervous that I have to say I’ve written, erased and rewritten this article about a dozen times. While I only visited the parks as a kid twice, since moving to central...
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