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Walt Disney World: What’s New for Families in Summer 2017 and Beyond

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Making plans to visit Walt Disney World or Orlando this summer or the coming 2017/2018 school year? You’ve come to the right place! I just got back from a whirlwind trip around the “World” and was able to try out all the top new rides, attractions, and shows at Disney that families will want to see this summer and beyond.

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TravelTuesday Q&A, Walt Disney World Done Right

#TravelTuesday Q&A: Where to Stay at Walt Disney World

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Q:  Hi Playground, Are you still up on the Walt Disney World scene? We’re finally taking our son, now 9, before he’s too old (it’s borderline already). My husband researched and we’re wondering about either spending more money on a resort that might be fun in itself, or going for something like an inexpensive condo that would just be a comfortable place to sleep. One option we thought was fun was Animal Kingdom Lodge, but do you think it’s worth $400 a night when the attraction is the parks? Or is it valuable to take it easy for a day or several half days and enjoy a resort setting? Thanks! ~ Allie T.

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#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World Resort

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#TBT: The Gilmore Girls enjoying sunning and swimming at Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL, 2012

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Magical Orlando, TBT: Travel Scrapbook, Walt Disney World Done Right

#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ Walt Disney World Fun!

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#TBT: Playground reader Alison Curtin shares this adorable photo of her niece and son at their Walt Disney World family vacation this week.

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Walt Disney World Done Right, Week Long Getaways, Weekend Away

Insider Walt Disney World: A Sneak Preview of “Awaken Summer” Fun

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Making plans to visit Walt Disney World or Orlando this summer? You’ve come to the right place! I just got back from a whirlwind trip around the “World” and got a sneak preview of everything Disney is rolling out as part of its “Awaken Summer” roster of new entertainment, rides, shows, and attractions. From Frozen fun to Star Wars Stormtroopers, Animal Kingdom sunset safaris to private Magic Kingdom tours with an Imagineers, I’ve got all your insider summer planning details here.

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TravelTuesday Q&A, Walt Disney World Done Right

#TravelTuesday Q&A: What’s the Best Time of Year to Visit Walt Disney World?

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Q: We’re thinking about taking our 4 year old to Disney World for the first time, is this the right age? Also, we need to coordinate our visit with our big kids’ vacation schedules: What’s the best time to visit when it won’t be too crowded, or too expensive? – Michele K.

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