Walt Disney World and Orlando for Dummies 2008

Walt Disney World and Orlando for Dummies 2008

by Laura Lea Miller



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470134702
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Series: For Dummies Travel Series
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Laura Lea Miller is a freelance writer based in Orchard Park, New York, though she’s spent countless hours scouring Central Florida’s theme parks over the years — both with and without her five kids. A family-travel expert who religiously makes an annual pilgrimage (or two or three or more) to the Land the Mouse Built, she’s the author of Frommer’s Walt Disney World & Orlando 2007 and contributes to Frommer’s Florida and Frommer’s Walt Disney World & Orlando with Kids. She has even created a comprehensive Web site dedicated to family travel throughout central Florida.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Introducing Walt Disney World and Orlando.

Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Walt Disney World and Orlando.

Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Orlando.

Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go.

Part II: Planning Your Trip to Walt Disney World and Orlando.

Chapter 4: Managing Your Money.

Chapter 5: Getting to Orlando.

Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.

Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.

Part III: Settling into Orlando.

Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented.

Chapter 9: Checking In at Orlando’s Best Hotels.

Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Orlando.

Part IV: Exploring Walt Disney World.

Chapter 11: Getting Acquainted with Walt Disney World.

Chapter 12: The Magic Kingdom.

Chapter 13: Epcot.

Chapter 14: Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Chapter 15: Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Chapter 16: Enjoying the Rest of Walt Disney World.

Chapter 17: Shopping in Walt Disney World.

Part V: Exploring the Rest of Orlando.

Chapter 18: Universal Studios Florida.

Chapter 19: Islands of Adventure.

Chapter 20: SeaWorld and Discovery Cove.

Chapter 21: Discovering Orlando’s Other Attractions.

Chapter 22: Shopping in Orlando.

Chapter 23: Going Beyond Orlando: Two Day Trips.

Part VI: Living It Up after Dark: Orlando Nightlife.

Chapter 24: Taking In the Dinner Shows.

Chapter 25: Hitting the Clubs and Bars.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 26: (Not Quite) Ten Cheap Alternatives to the Theme Parks.

Chapter 27: Ten Recreational Activities in Orlando.

Appendix: Quick Concierge.


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