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Whether it's touring Disney theme parks, or doing a Disney cruise or family adventure, or visiting a Disney resort such as the Aulani in Hawaii, families count on the assured quality and kid-friendliness of a Disney vacation.
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Smart Parent's Guide to Walt Disney World

Follow this tried-and-tested advice to make the most of your time and money on your next Disney World vacation.

Disneyland Marks 60th Anniversary with a Diamond Celebration in 2015
Disneyland will mark its 60th anniversary in 2015. Here's the latest on the yearlong Diamond Celebration.that will kick off in spring 2015.

Disney Vacation Deals and Special Offers
Looking for a deal on a Disney vacation? Here are special offers available at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and Aulani, Disney’s Hawaiian resort.

When is the Best Time to Visit Disney World?
Trying to figure out the best time to visit Disney World? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.

5 Ways to Get Happier at Disneyland This Summer
Bringing the kids to Disneyland this summer? Here are five easy ways to make your getaway more magical.

Expert Tips for Taking a Disney Vacation with Kids
Considering taking your family on a Disney vacation? We asked Disney travel specialist Susan Kelly for her best advice.

Least Expensive Time to Visit Disney World
Want to visit Disney World on the cheap? Here's the lowdown on when prices are at their highest and lowest in 2014.

Disney World Resorts for Families of 5 or More
Visiting Disney World with a large family? These resorts feature suites and villas that can sleep five to twelve people.

How to Use Disney's MyMagic+
Planning a trip to Disney World? Here's what you need to know about the new MyMagic+ ticketing system.

Ultimate Guide to Character Experiences at Disney World

For many kids, meeting a beloved character is a highlight of any trip to Disney World. If your child has a favorite character, don't leave it up to chance. 

Coming Soon to Walt Disney World
Coming soon to Walt Disney World: Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Avatar Land, and more.

Disney World's Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: New in 2014
The highly anticipated Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is slated to open spring 2014

Disney World Ticket Prices

Single-day tickets to the Magic Kingdom now cost $99 for adults, while one-day admission to EpcotAnimal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios cost $94. Note, however, that Disney World tickets are substantially less expensive if you buy multi-day tickets. 

Disney World's Festival of Fantasy Parade: New 2014
The new Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade debuts in Spring 2014 with innovative floats and nearly 100 performers in intricate costumes.

Disney Cruise Line: Profile of Kid-Friendly Cruise Line
Voted the best cruise line for families by Travel+ Leisure readers, Disney Cruise Line is the cream of the crop when it comes to kid-friendly cruising. Kids will find plenty to love about the top-deck water play and sports areas and midship kids' clubs, and their parents will find a lot of grown-up appeal, too.

Adventures by Disney: Viva Italia Trip
Review of an "Adventures by Disney" vacation: the Viva Italia! itinerary included Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and Venice, and had memorable unexpected experiences.

Disney World's Avatar Land: Coming 2017
Construction has begun on the upcoming Avatar Land in Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Disneyland California: Introduction for Families
Mickey's playground in California includes the Disneyland theme park (often thought of as the "Magic Kingdom"), the newer Disney California Adventure theme park, three resorts, and Downtown Disney, all adjacent in an easily walkable area.

Halloween at Disney World
October's now a full festive season, with costume parades, fright nights at theme parks, boos at zoos... And we can definitely expect the Disney theme parks -- from Orlando to California, to Paris, Hong Kong, and Tokyo -- to create some very fun events.

Disney's Vero Beach Resort
Two hours southeast of Disney World, this property with inn and villas is in the style of a grand old beach hotel. Fun includes a pool with 163-foot water slide, Pirate Ship wet-deck, miniature golf, kayaks, hobie cats, and other watersports; biking; and maybe the chance to see sea turtles.

Disney's Aulani Resort and Spa
Disney's Hawaii resort is due to open in August 2011. Location is in Ko Olina, on Oahu's west coast, about 20 minutes from the airport, and 45 minutes from Waikiiki.

Adventures by Disney
"Family Adventures" are typically small-group tours that offer families a best-of-the-best itinerary in top locations, with all details handled. Disney has entered this niche market, and offers trips to London and Paris, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Yellowstone, Canadian Rockies, and more.

Disney Vacation Club
Members buy points that can be used at Disney Vacation Club resorts at Disney World (for example, Beach Club Villas, and Fort Wilderness Lodge), and at Disney's Vero Beach Resort in Florida, Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort, and other Disney resorts around the world. Vacation Club points can also be used for Disney Cruise Line, and for Adventures by Disney, and at many non-Disney resorts worldwide.

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