Walt Disney World & Orlando For Dummies 2005

Walt Disney World & Orlando For Dummies 2005

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More visitors flock to Disney each year than to any other spot on earth, with new rides and hotels sprouting up every season. This complete guide helps singles and families, the young, and the young at heart navigate this perennially popular fantasy mecca. Walt Disney World and Orlando for Dummies includes: * Full coverage of all Orlando--area parks, from Disney and Universal Orlando to SeaWorld and Discovery Cove. * Information on the latest rides and attractions, including Universal's Shrek 4--D and Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast, and Disney's Mission: Space. * Savvy, time--saving tips on how to escape the endless lines and go straight to the major attractions * Candid opinions about what's a can't miss and what's a waste of time, including a child's perspective on most of the city's theme--park attractions and rides. * An honest discussion of the pros and cons of booking accommodations inside or outside the parks.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 136 x 216 x 26mm | 439.99g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 2005 ed.
  • Illustrations, maps (some col.)
  • 0764569430
  • 9780764569432

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Introducing Walt Disney World & Orlando. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Orlando. Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Orlando. Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go. Part II: Planning Your Trip to Walt Disney World & Orlando. Chapter 4: Managing Your Money. Chapter 5: Getting to Orlando. Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests. Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details. Part III: Settling into Orlando. Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented. Chapter 9: Checking In at Orlando's Best Hotels. Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Orlando. Part IV: Exploring Walt Disney World. Chapter 11: Getting Acquainted with Walt Disney World. Chapter 12: The Magic Kingdom. Chapter 13: Epcot. Chapter 14: Disney--MGM Studios. Chapter 15: Animal Kingdom. Chapter 16: Enjoying the Rest of Walt Disney World. Chapter 17: Shopping at Walt Disney World. Part V: Exploring the Rest of Orlando. Chapter 18: Universal Studios Florida. Chapter 19: Islands of Adventure. Chapter 20: SeaWorld and Discovery Cove. Chapter 21: Discovering Orlando's Other Attractions. Chapter 22: Shopping in Orlando. Chapter 23: Going Beyond Orlando: Two Day Trips. Part VI: Living It Up After Dark: Orlando Nightlife. Chapter 24: Applauding the Cultural Scene. Chapter 25: Hitting the Clubs and Bars. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 26: Top Ten Cheap Alternatives to the Theme Parks. Chapter 27: Top Ten Fitness Activities in Orlando. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Index.
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About Alex Drummond

Orlando resident and former Disney employee Michelle Snow has lived on Mickey Mouse's doorstep for over ten years and spends considerable time prowling the theme parks. The freelance journalist has covered the entertainment and travel industries for the past 15 years and is currently the travel and entertainment editor at BellaOnline.com.
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