Walt Disney World brings back Weekday Magic Ticket deal for Florida residents

Disney Springs, Orlando, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — VIAVAL TOURS The Disney Weekday Magic Ticket, which was available solely to Florida residents, is back. The price of the ticket is $175 for two days, $195 for three days, and $215 for four days, and it goes on sale on January 10. Despite the ticket’s blackout

DeSantis takes action to put direct state control over Disney’s special Florida district, Reedy Creek

Reedy Creek Special District; Disney Logo — Courtesy: Shutterstock — chrisdorney In an effort to sever the entertainment giant’s decades-long partnership with the Sunshine State, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will attempt to directly place Disney’s special governing district under state control. The self-governing section of Reedy Creek, which is currently de facto administered by The

Walt Disney World announces Splash Mountain closing date for new ‘Princess and the Frog’ ride

Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida — Courtesy: Walt Disney World Website Disney lovers looking to ride Splash Mountain one last time have less than two months to take the enormous plunge at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The classic attraction will close its doors for good on Jan. 23, at Magic Kingdom,

Walt Disney World increases ticket prices for the second time in the span of a year

EPCOT, Walt Disney World — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: M Jessica W Up until December 8, you may still purchase 2023 tickets at the current price if you intend to visit Walt Disney World. All ticket costs, including single-day tickets, multi-day passes, and annual pass renewals, will go up at that time.  This is

Ten facts you might not know about the Sunshine State’s history

History: Palm Beach, Florida, 1929 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Everett Collection It is a simple question asked in school: How many original colonies were there? One can assume you guessed 13, right? The correct answer is 14, and the number 14 is Florida. We don’t speak much about it because while the other

Here’s when Orlando resort parks and events reopened after Hurricane Ian

World Sphere at Universal Orlando Resort – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by VIAVAL TOURS ORLANDO, Fl. – Universal Orlando Resort, including CityWalk, has begun its phased reopening of several portions of its resort for guests on Friday after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida and barreled through the area.  Halloween Horror Nights opened on Friday

Salt & Straw ice cream brings one-of-a-kind flavors to Central Florida

Salt and Straw ice cream shop in Portland, Oregon – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Joshua Rainey Photography A little over a decade since opening an ice cream cart in Portland, Oregon, Tyler and Kim Malek have created a small frozen treat empire that stretches across the U.S. Kim and Tyler Malek, who are also

DeSantis vetoes $35 million for Tampa Bay Rays training facility

Tampa Bay Rays Tropicana Field – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Fans of the Tampa Bay Rays responded to Fox News about Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to deny financing for a new training facility worth $35 million. “We as taxpayers should just worry about bringing lots of… Tampa Bay Rays fans to the

Majority of Florida Memorial Day vacationers staying in the Sunshine State

City Walk Orlando – Memorial Day – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira According to AAA, Orlando is currently the number one travel destination in the country for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Most of the traveling tourists are expected to be from right here in Florida. This year’s Memorial Day travels are not expected

Disney’s self-governing district, Reedy Creek, says Florida cannot dissolve it without paying debts

Website Home Pages of Reedy Creek Improvement District — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Tada Images Disney’s self-governing special district, the Reedy Creek Improvement District, says that the Sunshine State’s choice to dissolve the district in 2023 is not legal unless Florida pays off Reedy Creek’s extensive debt. Reedy Creek is a special purpose district established by