ETW #75 Disney World Reopens: What It’s Really Like to Visit Now

Walt Disney World recently reopened after months of closure and this week we talk about what it’s really like to visit a theme park today. Whether you’re just curious or are planning a trip to the Most Magical Place on Earth, in this episode we talk about all of the changes to Disney World from new health measures to favorite attraction updates and much more.

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Two years ago I had never been to a Disney property and only had a scant few theme park experiences in general. It wasn’t from a lack of desire; I’ve always enjoyed theme parks and Disney as a company has always fascinated me. For whatever reason though, I just had never been until I found myself in Anaheim with some free time and I knew I couldn’t miss the opportunity. Fast forward to 2020 and I’ve visited both Disneyland and Walt Disney World many times and have even found myself in Disneyland Paris. As a diehard Disney fan I couldn’t resist the opportunity to head back down to Orlando just a few weeks after Walt Disney World reopened following the COVID-19 shut-down. Since so much has changed not only in the theme parks but around the region, I want to share what it’s really like to visit the Most Magical Place on Earth today with all of the new health and safety measures in place. To help us navigate this new world I invited one of the leading experts on the topic to join the show this week.

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Seth Kubersky is a travel journalist, arts critic, and theater producer based in Orlando, FL. A native of New Jersey and graduate of The College of William and Mary in Virginia, Seth was formerly an entertainment supervisor at Universal Orlando, and is the author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando. He is also co-author of The Unofficial Guides to Disneyland, Las Vegas, and Walt Disney World, as well as a frequent contributor to Orlando Weekly and Attractions Magazine. Please also be sure to follow Seth on Twitter.

The Unofficial Guide is a trusted source of information for a successful Walt Disney World vacation. Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. You can follow them on Twitter here.

By: Matt Long

Matt has a true passion for travel. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer.

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