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Tips and Articles in Orlando

It’s back: Disney’s Captain EO ride. The attraction, which graced Epcot originally from 1986 to 1994, stars the King of Pop himself in full 3-D glory. The ride was brought back in 2010 after the pop star’s death, and Disney is reinstating it ag...
This week, Universal Orlando Resort threw down the gauntlet of its ambition (and eternal competition with Walt Disney World Resorts), giving theme park devotees the option to begin booking reservations at the newest on-site hotel at Universal Orla...
Since 1998, DisneyQuest has been a Downtown Disney staple. Come 2016, there will be a new themed venture in town: NBA Experience. The new attraction will come equipped with a restaurant and a store. The removal of DisneyQuest has been quiet—the...
Disney is the latest company to ban selfie-sticks due to safety concerns, the company said in an announcement Friday. The popular travel item will be banned from Disney theme parks in Orlando starting Tuesday, and also in Disney water parks, th...
You don’t need to burn any miles to get in a solid summer vacation—or at least a killer Summer Fridays Personal finance website WalletHub has shared its yearly list of best (and worst) spots to spend those personal days. WalletHub defines a sta...
Disney just announced another addition to its growing docket of restaurant endeavors: Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar—an Indiana Jones-themed lounge that will be nestled in between Paradiso 37 and The Boathouse Restaurant in Orlando’s Downtown Disney. I...
TripAdvisor just unleashed its new Vacation Value Report, thereby unveiling the 10 most-searched destinations across the web. Even better: the travel site also shared the best dates to travel for the best deals. Each of the destinations comes w...
Step aside Orlando theme parks, there’s another attraction stealing the spotlight this morning. Aerialist and serial stuntman Nik Wallenda is planning to take an untethered walk atop the Orlando Eye—the city’s just-debuted 400-foot-tall observatio...
If you’re too pale to tan and too hungry to binge drink, there’s basically nowhere for you to have a bachelorette party. Think about it. Miami? Too sunny. Nevada? Too much clubbing. New York? Expensive, cold, and I already live there. Which raises...
For decades, a Disney World vacation worked this way: you bought tickets with money and then you rode things. Simple. This year, though, the Orlando-area Disney resort has adorned the classic amusement formula with a new, high-concept accessory: M...
Mary Waring had just quit her marketing job in San Diego in 2001, so saving money on her upcoming trip to Disney World in Orlando, FL, was a high priority. She found lots of resources online and posted links to coupons on a website. Her brother, a...
See more Disney travel tips Do Go easy on the extras when purchasing Walt Disney World tickets (407/934-7639; waltdisneyworld.com; one-day, one-park pass for adults $71, kids $60). There are four Disney theme parks to tackle: Magic Kingdom (kidd...
The 1970’s The traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well beyond the pale, but Americans were heading to Burma, to Iran (then booming under the shah), and...
Coming to an airport near you: Travel + Leisure’s new retail stores. First up is Vancouver International Airport (yvr.ca), where you’ll find a well-curated range of luggage lines like Tumi, T-Tech, and Samsonite, as well as a selection of products...
Plus: 12-Year-Old Lily Erlinger's Account of Her Trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom and Its New Lodge When Disney recently opened its 1,293-room Animal Kingdom Lodge, members of the human kingdom rejoiced. Finally, a chance to go on a state-of-the...