Visiting Florida Theme Parks in the Off-Season

Orlando, Florida, isn’t one of the hottest vacation destinations in the country. No: it’s one of the hottest destinations in the world, thanks to the existence of Disney World and other theme parks. If you have kids, you look forward to and dread the day they ask you about the possibility of going to Disney World for a vacation. Disney World is magical, but it’s also incredibly crowded. The whole resort covers 40 square miles, which means it’s about the same size as San Francisco, and if you go … [Read more...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney World

Most people know that Disney World includes four theme parks, two water parks, a central shopping and entertainment district called Disney Springs and a host of hotels. That covers the basics, but there are still surprises. Here are 10 things that you didn't know about Disney World.  1. Hidden Details Are Everywhere  One thing at which Disney excels is attention to detail. If you look closely, you'll spot dozens of "hidden Mickeys." These Mickey Mouse logos are worked into carpets, … [Read more...]