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Skipper Canteen and Plaza Restaurant shifting reservation policies

There's a slight shakeup in the Magic Kingdom's table service dining options.

REVIEW – Disney’s star-studded Little Mermaid Live extravaganza at The Hollywood Bowl (with videos)

Watch Sara Bareilles as Ariel, Rebel Wilson as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, John Stamos as Chef Louis, and more as Disney puts on one of the best events for fans in recent memory.

Toy Story Midway Mania Getting Expansion | Guide2WDW

Toy Story Mania and Soarin’ reopen with expanded capacity

Two major expansions to extremely popular rides have been completed at Disney World. Both Toy Story Mania at Hollywood Studios and Soarin' at Epcot have increased capacity by 50%.

Echo Lake Eats now open at Hollywood Studios

To get ready for this summer's soon to be awakened crowds and to respond to the recent closures of some other eateries in Hollywood Studios, Disney has just opened three new food booths in the Echo Lake area of the park.

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Welcome to Guide2WDW!

Hi, I’m James. Guide2WDW was started in 1999 by my family as a way of sharing our WDW knowledge gained over countless visits. Yes, we are those Disney nerds who visit every year and seem to know how to avoid all the lines, where to find the best food, and hidden secrets that can make for the best trip ever. Going to Disney World created some of my most cherished memories. Now as a new father, I’m discovering the joys of sharing those experiences with a new generation of Mickey Mouse fans.

Our mission with Guide2WDW is to take the advice that we would typically give to our friends and family and share it so more people can find out how to make the most of their time at Disney World.

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For the past two decades, our Disney World Tips & Tricks have helped millions of families save time and money at WDW.

These are quick bites of information that will help you navigate the parks, rides, restaurants, and resorts.

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Guide 2 Disney World Dining Reservations

Whether on a space station or inside a royal dining hall, make sure your table is reserved!