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Welcome to our blog page where you will find lots of interesting articles about the Orlando area.  Our posts contain events, news and information about our homes.

 

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a special event held on select nights in November and December.  The party is
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Don't Hold Back on Gatorland; A Must See in Orlando

Don’t Hold Back on Gatorland; A Must See in Orlando

Gatorland calls itself a Theme Park, but it could just as easily be called a Zoo. There are many animals
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Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Once again, in 2017 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will be held at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.  This after dark
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Universal's Volcano Bay

Universal’s Volcano Bay

Universal Studios Florida is calling the Volcano Bay water park a Polynesian themed park.  Why call it a theme park? 
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Pandora: World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom

Pandora: The World of Avatar

Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida is about to open an all new world in the Animal Kingdom
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Apps to Use at Walt Disney World

Apps to Use at Walt Disney World

We have heard that technology and the use of apps make our lives easier, but at the parks, it is
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Fireworks over Cinderella's Catle

Wishes ending at the Magic Kingdom

This week marks the last week to see Wishes at the Magic Kingdom. Debuting in October of 2003 at Walt
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Celebration, FL Market Street

Celebration, FL

Looking for an evening of quiet? No large crowds- no lines. Then spend an evening in Celebration, Florida. Let me
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Cover of Discover Manatees Blog- Taken at Three Sister's spring

Discovering Florida’s Manatees

Discovering Florida's Manatees Your winter trip to Florida will be more exciting if you take the time to experience the manatees in their
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Star Wars Galactic Nights

Star Wars Galactic Nights to Be Held in April

 Star Wars: Galatic Nights, hosted by Hollywood Studios, will be held on April 14, 2017 from 7 PM to midnight.  This
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Have you ever wanted to see a real-live rocket launch?

Have you ever wanted to see a real-live rocket launch?

Have you ever wanted to see a real-live rocket launch?  Luckily, just over an hour drive, you can experience the
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Birding in Orlando

Birding in Orlando

Birding in Orlando is something you will do while vacationing there, whether you mean to or not. You can't help
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Disney's Hollywood Studios Rock n Roller Coaster

How Has Disney’s Hollywood Studios Stood Up Over Time?

Disney's Hollywood Studios has a history of undergoing major changes and the present is no different. Originally, a team of
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Valentine's Day Disney Activities

Valentine’s Day Disney Activities

Valentine's Day Disney Activities are a fun holiday to spend with loved ones.  See what  Disney Interactive activities we have found for
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Discover Orlando

Discover Orlando

Download your FREE copy of Discover Orlando Today. Find out what to see and do in Orlando with this Discover
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Entrance to The Seas with Nemo & Friends bui...

The Seas with Nemo & Friends

Discover EPCOT's Best kept secret- The Seas with Nemo & Friends Until recently I did not know the attraction The
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Five Things You Need To Know About The New Security At The Parks

Five Things You Need To Know About The New Security At The Parks

Five Things You Need To Know About The New Security At The Parks This week is the busiest time of
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why skeletons make you question everything

Why Skeletons Will Make You Question Everything

When you visit the Orlando Eye complex you do not want to miss a fascinating little museum called Skeletons: Animals
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For me it was Alligators Love At First Sight.

Alligators… Love At First Sight

By Guest Blogger Dave For me it was Alligators Love At First Sight. When we first visited Florida I must
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Dining Out In Orlando with Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions

Dining Out In Orlando with Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions

One of the primary reasons we own vacation rental homes is because of my extensive food allergies and other dietary
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Five factors when booking

Five Most Important Factors To Consider When Booking A Vacation Rental Home

  Several years ago, my family and I decided we would take an extended trip to the UK to celebrate
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Phineas & Ferb

Think You’re Cut Out For Stopping Evil With Phineas & Ferb?

Save the day and become your own special agent and work along with Agent P to stop the evil Dr.
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What is ADW and why do we charge it-

What is ADW and why do we charge it?

OK, I have to pay the Accidental Damage Waiver, but does it actually do anything for me? Actually……yes, it helps
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Insanely good entertainment at five family-friendly restaurants in Walt Disney World.

Insanely good entertainment at five family-friendly restaurants in Walt Disney World.

Did you know that if you ate at a different restaurant, in the Orlando area, for all of your meals
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oh boy its raining

The Rain Survival Guide; 5 Ways To Enjoy The Rain In Orlando

  Oh no! You've arrived in Sunny Florida to find out there is a rainy day in the forecast.  
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WikipediA

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You: 12 Must Haves For The Parks

A trip to Orlando is an exciting adventure for the whole family.  There is a lot of planning before the
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Ultimate

The Ultimate Theme Park Vacation Packing List

That long awaited vacation if finally coming up……………..fast. Time to start panicking about what to pack, or is it.  Take
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Want to visit Disney World, but have to

Want to visit Disney World, but have to live within a tight budget?

Want to Visit Disney World, But Have To Live Within a Tight Budget? Start thinking vacation rental homes, particularly if
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Healthy snacks

Healthy and easy snacks for the parks

It is always a good idea to bring some snacks for the kids to eat at the parks, and as
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Mickeys Sorcerer of MAgic Kingdon

So, what about this myth of the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game?

Does it really exist and is it really free?  Well............yes and sort of.  It has existed since February 22, 2012
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Disney Memory Maker

Who Really Uses Disney’s Memory Maker and How Does It Work?

= I am a bit of a skeptic by nature so normally avoid, at all cost, participating in a program
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