The Contemporary Resort opened in 1971 as one of the original Disney hotels, alongside the Polynesian Resort and Fort Wilderness. It's set on the lagoon next to the Magic Kingdom. The AAA Four-Diamond Award hotel was designed by midcentury modern architect Donald Wexler, whose work is found in Palm Springs. It was even the site of a 1973 press conference with President … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Six Flags Over Georgia is one of the area’s best theme parks, located outside Atlanta in Austell. It was the company's second location, which opened in 1967. The park is open from March to October with special events in the fall and winter. It's 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta, accessible by car via I-20 or CobbLinc Bus 30, which drops off in front of the park. Six … [Read more...] about Visiting Six Flags Over Georgia in Atlanta
Unlike at Universal Orlando Resort, alcohol wasn't originally part of the plan at Walt Disney World. Epcot has become a place to imbibe, especially for those looking to "drink around the world," but the Magic Kingdom only recently started serving booze. But they're far from the only places to drink! Don't forget about the many places in Disney Springs and the Disney … [Read more...] about Where to Drink at Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is one of the most popular attractions in the world. They have sprinkled their brand of magic into dozens of hotels ranging all styles and budgets. And while there are certainly cheaper places to stay nearby, you can't compete with the easy access to the parks, early park entry, and transportation. Unless otherwise stated, all of these … [Read more...] about Where to Stay at Walt Disney World
Orlando is known for its theme parks but some are Team Disney while others are Team Universal. However, both parks have something great to offer. If you only have time for one, we’ll help you determine which one is right for you based on which each excels at. But to be honest, we think you should see both! If you do want to do both, you can either rent a car to … [Read more...] about Walt Disney World vs. Universal Orlando Resort: Who Does It Better?