Magic Abounds as Walt Disney World Resort Begins 50th Anniversary Celebration

Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream. Five decades later to the day, guests experienced that dream anew when they visited The Most Magical Place on Earth to be part of its 50th anniversary.

“It is a thrill to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World and the extraordinary cast members and Imagineers who bring the resort to life every day read more…

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I-4 Ramps to State Road 408 Closing the Weekend of September 10 in Orlando

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is temporarily closing the Interstate 4 (I-4) ramps to State Road (S.R.) 408 as soon as 11 p.m. Friday, September 10, to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 11.

Drivers traveling on eastbound I-4 will be detoured to S.R. 408 using Exit 83 to South Street, and drivers traveling on westbound I-4 will use Exit 83 to Anderson Street to reach eastbound and westbound S.R. 408, respectively.

The closures are necessary for bridge work.

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Multiple Closures Scheduled in Downtown Orlando through September

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that nightly and continuous closures will be necessary in the downtown Orlando area, spanning from Orange Blossom Trail (U.S. 441/17-92) and Colonial Drive (State Road 50). Work will include the use of work zone lighting, and noise and vibration are anticipated at night.

The following closures are scheduled to take place through September:

Periodic nighttime and potential daytime closures of Parramore Avenue under State Road (S.R.) 408 read more…

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SeaWorld Orlando Announces New Rollercoaster, Ice Breaker, to Open in February 2022

SeaWorld Orlando, voted the best amusement park in the country by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice poll is announcing that its coolest new coaster, Ice Breaker is opening in February of 2022. Named after the icy Arctic summits, Ice Breaker will feature four launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch into the steepest beyond vertical drop in Florida — a 93-foot-tall spike with 100-degree angle. With its 48-inch height requirement, adventure seekers of all ages will e read more…

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Aquatica Orlando Named Best Outdoor Waterpark in the Country by USA Today

For the second time in recent years, Aquatica Orlando has claimed the top spot in the USA Today 10Best Reader’s poll. The park took the top honor in 2021 beating out the competition and solidifying the waterpark’s reputation as the best waterpark in the United States.

“Aquatica Orlando is home to more thrilling waterslides than any other waterpark in Orlando, boasting new attractions annually including the opening this year of the world’s tallest—and Florida’s only—dueling waterslide, Rip read more…

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Lane Closures, Delays for I-4 Construction in Orlando Through August 1

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with Interstate 4 Construction in the Orlando Metro Area through August 1, 2021.

Intermittent nightly lane closure on westbound I-4 from US-441/17/92/Orange Blossom Trail to Sand Lake Road:2 left lanes closed through August 1stEveryday 8:30 PM – 6:00 AM

Intermittent nightly lane closure on eastbound I-4 from Sand Lake Road to US-441/17/92/Orange Blossom Trail: 2 left lanes closed through August 1st read more…

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‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ Begins October 1 at Walt Disney World Resort

On October 1, 1971, Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream. In the five decades since, the vacation destination continued to expand with new stories and characters and adventures to cherish for a lifetime. And now with a major milestone approaching, guests can share in “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” beginning October 1, 2021, in honor of the resort’s 50th read more…

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Orlando I-4 Construction Alerts

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following traffic alerts associated with the I-4 Ultimate construction project, through July 1, 2021.

Intermittent nightly lane closure on Eastbound I-4 from Sand Lake Rd to US-441/17/92/Orange Blossom Trail:2 left lanes closed through July 1, 2021Everyday from 9:30 PM – 7:00 AM

Intermittent nightly lane closure on Westbound I-4 from US-441/17/92/Orange Blossom Trail to Sand Lake Rd: 2 left lanes closed through July 1, 2021Everyday fro read more…

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Universal Orlando Announces “Dreamworks Destination” Opening This Spring

This spring, Universal Orlando Resort will debut an all-new, interactive character experience – DreamWorks Destination – where guests can meet, greet and dance along with their favorite DreamWorks characters in an incredibly-themed location that brings the high-energy fun of the franchise’s most popular animated films to life.

Located in the KidZone area of Universal Studios Florida, DreamWorks Destination will be a first-of-its-kind character experience where guests can interact with multi read more…

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Lane, Ramp Closures, Detours for I-4 Construction in Orlando Thru June 4

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with Interstate 4 construction in the Orlando area, thru June 4, 2021.

Intermittent nightly ramp closure on WB I-4 to Florida’s Turnpike.May 23 – June 04Everyday 10:00 PM – 5:00 AM

Intermittent nightly ramp closure on WB I-4 from Florida’s Turnpike.May 23 – June 04Everyday 10:00 PM – 5:00 AM

Intermittent nightly lane closure on EB I-4 at Florida’s Turnpike: 2 right lanes closed.May 23 – June 04Ev read more…

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