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Magical Holidays in Orlando

Magical Holidays in Orlando If you haven’t seen it already, it won’t be long until you begin to see amazing holiday pictures of friends and family at Orlando theme parks. Huge Christmas trees, twinkling lights, cups of hot cocoa and our favorite characters dressed in their holiday best. Don’t you just love seeing those pictures? We sure do!There are good reasons for all this holiday cheer in...

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Cruise savings with Castles and Dreams Travel

CRUISE SAVINGS WITH CASTLES AND DREAMS TRAVEL BOOK WITH US! NOVEMBER 28th - December 7th Request a No Obligation Quote Our agency has partnered with several cruise lines to offer you some great deals. The savings, perks and credits listed below are available only through Castles and Dreams Travel and only when you book with us from November 28th – December 7th.Now is the time to grab your...

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Now Open at Disney World's Hollywood Studios - Star Wars Galaxy's Edge!

Now Open at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios - Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!  August 29th is now behind us and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is open for guests! I love this photo of the opening team at Hollywood Studios! I can’t imagine the excitement for them finally getting to see guest reactions. The entire planet of Batuu as well as one of the 2 main attractions, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers is...

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Sea World, Aquatica, and Discovery Cove!

Sea World, Aquatica, and Discovery Cove! When I think of Sea World, I think of how much I loved going there as a kid and how much love I have for marine life because of those visits. I lived close enough to one of the Sea World Parks that we visited multiple times when I was younger. Because it was so close, it was also one of the first places I took my son when I became a Mom. Getting up close...

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Universal Orlando’s Endless Summer Resort is now open!

Universal Orlando’s Endless Summer Resort is now open! There is no doubt that Universal Orlando resort has some lovely and inviting resorts. You can easily spend a day just relaxing at and exploring your resort when staying at any of the on-site hotels here. What excites me about the newest resort is that it adds a new category to the on-site hotels which may make staying on property easier...

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Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! Fall is great time to visit Disney World on any day but going to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party makes it amazing! If you haven’t been able to attend the party yet, I highly recommend making this a priority on your vacation “must do” list!Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, me included, and while my days of visiting terrifying haunted houses...

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Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Disney's Wilderness Lodge! Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is one of my favorite places to stay at Walt Disney World! I am not a camper, it’s just not my thing, so don’t let the words Wilderness and Lodge bring images of campsites! The campsites are at Fort Wilderness which is down the road a bit,  and while it certainly has its own charm, and tons of loyal fans, that’s not the place I’m talking...

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Disney Cruise Line Themed Cruises

Disney Cruise Line Themed Cruises A voyage with Disney Cruise Line already includes so much! On any Disney cruise, you will find some of the largest standard cabins of any cruise line, great food, awesome kids’ clubs, and stellar entertainment! Something you may not be aware of is that you can also find great adults only areas on each Disney ship! The specialty restaurants Palo and Remy make a...

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Spring is Blooming in Orlando

Spring is Blooming in Orlando I am grateful that it is finally starting to warm up in Texas and feel like spring! In Orlando, a big spring event is already underway! At Disney World, The Flower and Garden Festival began on March 6th and doesn’t end until June 3rd! There is plenty of time to smell the roses, and the petunias, and the begonias… well, you get the idea!I love the creative signs and...

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Star Wars Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars Galaxy's Edge ​- Disneyland Phase 1 opening date: May 31st, 2019! ​- Walt Disney World Phase 1 opening date: August 29th, 2019!  - It finally happened! We now know exactly when we can experience Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland in California and at Walt Disney World in Florida! These dates are earlier than we anticipated, and we now know the land will have a phase 1...

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Booking with Castles and Dreams

Reasons for booking with Castles and Dreams by: Kim Hogue - Castles and Dreams Travel Agent Texas, USA Contact Info kim.hogue@castlesanddreamstravel.com This is a favorite topic of mine, not only because I am a travel agent, but because I love letting people in on the...

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Universal Studios Orlando Is Expanding...Again!

Universal Studios Orlando Is Expanding...Again! Universal Orlando has expanded quite a bit recently with the addition of Volcano Bay Water Park and the newest resort, Aventura Hotel.  In April, Universal Orlando announced the names of their two newest hotels, being built on the former site of Wet ‘n Wild Water Park. In the Summer of 2019, Surfside Inn & Suites will open featuring 750...

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2020 sailings on Disney and Norwegian Cruise Lines NOW OPEN!

2020 sailings on Disney and Norwegian Cruise Lines NOW OPEN! Here’s the latest news in the world of cruising:   DISNEY CRUISE LINE: Sailings for early 2020 were just announced and for the first time Disney Cruise Line will be sailing out of New Orleans. Six cruises from New Orleans include four-, six- and seven-night Western Caribbean sailings; a seven-night Bahamian cruise; and a 14-...

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Packages for Walt Disney World 2019 available!

BIG NEWS FROM DISNEY For all those who are already thinking of traveling to Walt Disney World in 2019, we have to confirm that you can now book your travel (dates up to October 2019).   Also and very important, you should know that the promotions haven't been already announced, but Disney allows you to apply for the promotions although reservations are already made, so we advise you not...

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The Largest Ship in the World Set Sail - Symphony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean newest ship Symphony of the Seas, set sail from Barcelona, Spain, April 21st. It will be Royal Caribbean’s 25th ship and the world’s largest. The ship’s inaugural season will be in the Mediterranean, but the ship will move to its home port of Miami in November and sail to the Western and Eastern Caribbean.   Symphony of the Seas will offer guests seven distinct...

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