UA-36047796-1 What to Do at Disney: August 2013

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Hotel Deal with Lots of Amenities near Walt Disney World

Groupon Getaways has posted a deal for Comfort Suites Maingate East. This hotel has loads of amenities and is very close to Walt Disney World. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to theme parks, free WiFi, flat-screen televisions and a sleeper sofa in each guest suite, a complimentary hot-and-cold breakfast buffet, an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, free parking, and free entry into Wild Florida's Wildlife Park. Grab this deal while it's still available!

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Four Night Stay in Orlando for $89

A four day midweek stay in Orlando is available for $89 on Tippr. Spend your money on the parks, souvenirs, food, but not so much the hotel on this trip. Looks like a great deal! The stay also includes a $50 restaurant.com offer. This deal includes blackout dates (mostly around major holidays), requires advanced notice, and is for two adults over age 25.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Buena Vista Palace & Spa for $66

A Walt Disney World Resort is offering a one night stay for $66 on Tippr. Rooms are newly renovated and offer water views. Amenities include cable tv, Internet access, a mini refrigerator, swimming pools, sand volleyball, a poolside bar, a fitness center, a playground, an arcade, a tennis court, a basketball court, and a sauna. The resort includes the Kay Casperson Spa and Tropical Recreation Island, where guests can enjoy water activities and take part in a scavenger hunt. Guests with young children can also enjoy a character breakfast on Sunday.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Spacious Condos Close to Disney

Florida Deluxe Villas has a discount on Groupon under Getaways for a three, four, or five night stay. These villas are located in Kissimmee, just minutes from Disney and can fit up to eight people. Stay must be booked by October 4th and completed by November 24th. The deal is not valid for Labor Day weekend. Amenities include: pool, fitness center, full kitchen, washer, dryer, and ability to buy tickets to local attractions at the welcome center.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Disney Animated for iOS

Are you interested in how Disney animation works? There's a new app for this! Disney Animated allows viewers to see animations of Disney characters on their iPads as well as look at animations in progress from upcoming Disney movies. Plus, you'll get to do some animation yourself. By app pricing standards, this one isn't cheap, but if it sounds interesting, check it out on iTunes.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

See the New Baby Giraffe at Animal Kingdom

Here's a great reason to visit Animal Kingdom. You might get to see a baby giraffe! Mosi was born at the Animal Kingdom and now lives in the theme park's safari. Mosi is already about 7 feet tall! Check him out here.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Cinderella Castle Changes Colors

Did you know that the castle in Magic Kingdom changes colors? And not just at night either. I saw it happen during the day. The same castle is pictured below, same day too!





Have a little one with you? How perfect would it be to say: Cinderella might change the color of her castle, but you.have to be good...maybe you'll see a different color....

If you know how this color change works, feel free to sound off in the comments below!