Frommer's Walt Disney World and Orlando 2012

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 20, 2011 - Travel - 416 pages
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Insider advice on all the major theme parks in Orlando, from Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventures. Our author, a longtime theme park aficionado and the mother of five, has done it all.

Where to find the best rides at all of the theme parks, smaller attractions when you don't want to face the usual crowds, Orlando's best shopping, and great places to stay without busting your budget.

Insightful commentary on hitting all of the theme parks efficiently while keeping the fun factor high.

Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.

Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.

User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, specialty attraction ratings tailored to a number of age groups, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.

  

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Contents

THE BEST OF WALT
1
The Best Thrill Rides
7
ORLANDO IN DEPTH
14
Recommended Reading
23
Responsible Travel
31
WHERE TO STAY
42
THE PERKS OF STAYING WITH MICKEY
48
Around Lake Buena Vista
69
FASTPASS
167
The Magic Kingdom
174
A BAKERS DOZEN SUGGESTIONS
182
PLAYING THE PART
189
Epcot
197
FROMMERS RATES THE RIDES
254
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS CUISINE
260
SeaWorld
277

In the Kissimmee Area
77
HOMES AWAY FROM HOME
83
In Downtown Orlando
94
WHERE TO EAT
100
In Walt Disney World
107
THEBEST TABLES IN THE WORLD
126
In Universal Orlando
137
EXPLORING WALT DISNEY WORLD
160
Orlando Area Outlets Malls
312
AFTER DARK
316
At CityWalk 324 UNSPORTSMANLIKE OPTIONS
332
A Day Trip to the Space Coast
351
Orlando
367
Index
393
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About the author (2011)

Laura Miller is a freelance writer based out of Orchard Park, New York. She's spent countless hours scouring Central Floridaís various theme parks, hotels, resorts, and restaurants over the years (too many to count)óboth with and without her five children. A family-travel expert who religiously travels to the Land the Mouse Built several times a year, she also operates mouseearsandmore.com, a website dedicated to Central Florida and the art of family travel.

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