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Welcome to the Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista Orlando Travel Tips page. This is where you'll find the latest news about our hotel in Orlando, FL. You’ll also find articles on upcoming events at the nearby Walt Disney World® Resort, travel tips, fun things for kids to do near our hotel, and just about anything else that's on our minds.

Why Spring Is the Best Season for a Disney Trip

Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited theme park in the world. Without a doubt, it’s always going to be busy, but we know you want to go. Before you do, we have to admit that spring is the best time to visit Disney. Here’s why!

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How to Celebrate Earth Day at Walt Disney World Resort

What better way to spend Earth Day than outside? If you’re in Orlando on a Disney vacation, there are tons of ways to recognize the holiday across Walt Disney World Resort.

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Olivia Rodrigo Set to Perform “GUTS” at Amway Center

Olivia Rodrigo is having a moment.  

Shooting up to stardom at only 15 when she debuted on High School Musical the Musical the Series, her career so far has been a whirlwind of constantly being in the public eye. 

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EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival 2024 Breakdown

Your newest excuse for planning an Orlando Disney trip made landing at the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival.

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Guide to a Magical Spring Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom  

Nature’s wonders are all around us, and a trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in the Spring can open your eyes to its underrated beauty. You’ll return home appreciating Mother Earth and all she has to offer.  

If you’re calling Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista, you’re home away from home this spring, look no further for things to do at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  

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Magical Miles: Your Guide to Disney’s Princess Half Marathon

Get ready to lace up your running shoes, channel your inner Disney princess, and conquer the runDisney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.  

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10 Secluded Engagement Spots at Walt Disney World

For a magical engagement at the Most Magical Place on Earth, this can be a little tricky for those couples who want an intimate setting while still soaking in that Disney magic. We’ve got you covered with a list of the 10 most private spots to pop that special question throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. 

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5 Black History Month Events & Exhibits in Orlando

So much of American history is Black history, and that’s why we celebrate it every February during Black History Month.

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runDisney Health & Fitness Expo

A runDisney event at Walt Disney World Resort is much more than a race, it is a fabulous weekend full of fun, fitness, and some of your favorite Disney characters! The best place for racers and health and wellness enthusiasts to get everything they need for race weekend is at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo.

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4 Reasons to Renew Your Vows

After years of marriage, renewing wedding vows is a romantic way to commemorate enduring love. 

Whether you’re renewing after five years or 25 years of marriage, here are four reasons why saying “I do” again is a great idea. 

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Getting Creative at EPCOT’s 2024 Arts Festival

Calling all creatives! EPCOT, Walt Disney World’s festival central, is bringing back its annual International Festival of the Arts in January, and you’re invited. Whether you enjoy it visually, through performances, or through the food you eat, you’ll be immersed in a world of artistic excellence this 2024.

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Holiday Festivities at Walt Disney World Resort

The most wonderful time of the year starts November 11, 2022, at Walt Disney World Resort. Each Disney theme park will offer festive fun this holiday season.

Here’s what to expect at your favorite Orlando park.

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Now Snowing in Orlando

If you’ve ever visited Orlando in the summer, you might be surprised that you can enjoy plenty of wintertime fun in Central Florida. With a pinch of pixie dust and a dash of magic, the Sunshine State is transformed into a winter wonderland. To experience the winter magic when you visit Orlando this season, plan a trip to Celebration, Florida.

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Top 5 Toy Stores in Orlando

We all have fond memories of favorite toys from long ago – or maybe not so long ago. Toys are reminders of a past where everything seemed magical and fun, conjuring up memories of Christmas morning or visits to exciting toy stores. But toys can also be things of the present as well; who doesn’t love playing a good board game with friends? You might even be a collector of comics, miniatures, or memorabilia. Whatever the case, Orlando is the perfect place for you, as it boasts several unique toy stores for everyone.

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Where to See The Nutcracker in Orlando

A beloved holiday tradition, The Nutcracker is performed each Christmas all over the world. Adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet with a memorable score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The enchanting story follows young Clara on her dreamlike Christmas adventure to The Land of Sweets where she encounters a Sugar Plum Fairy, an army of mice, and a brave Nutcracker prince.

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Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista's Christmas Buffet 2023

The holiday season is a time of joy, togetherness, and, of course, indulgence. At Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista, we understand the significance of making Christmas special for you and your loved ones. This is where the magic happens, where the aroma of seasonal spreads fills the air, and where cherished memories are made. 

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Vegan Dining at Disney World

November is World Vegan Month, and whether you’re looking for ways to celebrate veganism during your Orlando vacation or you’re just trying out a new diet, Walt Disney World has plenty of dining options to go around.

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Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista Thanksgiving Buffet 2023

Gone are the traditional ways of holidays passed. Orlando locals and vacationers alike are trading in hours spent in the kitchen for an easier, much more pleasant approach to Turkey Day. 

The Thanksgiving Buffet at Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista near Disney Springs , exclusively available on November 23, 2023, provides everything you and your family need for the perfect seasonal spread that will surely have you walking away stuffed. 

2023 Thanksgiving Buffet Menu 

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas 2023 Transforms Magic Kingdom 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year - Disney’s flagship Christmas event is returning to the Magic Kingdom!  

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A Night of Nostalgia with The Jonas Brothers at The Amway Center 2023 

I’ve been to the year 2023 - not much has changed but The Jonas Brothers are on their biggest tour to date.   

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Adding Disney Magic to Hispanic Heritage Month

Disney celebrates all kinds of cultures throughout the year. Hispanic and Latino cultures are among those celebrated year-round, and it gets even more festive during National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

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EPCOT’s Impressive Eat to the Beat 2023 Lineup is "Flawless"

EPCOT's International Food and Wine Festival presents over 25 food booths each featuring global cuisines from a particular country or region. Not only that, a killer lineup of artists each year perform at EPCOT’s American Gardens Theatre. The 2023 roster is especially jam-packed. 

 

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Aquatica vs. Volcano Bay: Which is Right for Your Family?

One of the best parts of any Orlando family vacation is a day spent at a waterpark, but with so many different waterpark options, it can be difficult to pick one to enjoy. Let’s dive into a comparison of two of Orlando’s most popular waterparks, Aquatica and Volcano Bay, to see which one stands out as the right choice for your family.

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Orlando’s Float Tanks

You may have seen a sensory deprivation tank, or float tank, on the Netflix show Stranger Things and thought that it was just a weird sci-fi invention, but you can actually try one for yourself. Orlando is home to several float tank locations. Float tanks are pods of warm water filled with 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt, which allows you to float effortlessly on the water to relax both your body and mind.

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Returns for 2023

Get ready for some frightful fun! Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is returning to Magic Kingdom. 

The beloved after-hours event will take place on select nights between August 11 and November 1, 2023. MNSSHP goes from 7 p.m. to midnight.  

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Visit These Patriotic Disney Attractions on Independence Day

This Independence Day, celebrate the magic of America at Walt Disney World. In addition to dazzling fireworks, Disney has several attractions to help you get into the patriotic spirit.

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Best BBQ Restaurants in Orlando

Although Central Florida is not a widely known a barbecue capital like Austin or Memphis, there are still many great places to satisfy your barbecue fix over your 4th of July getaway. As a tourist...

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Why is Summer the Best Time to Travel?

Even after you are done with school, we often associate summer with the idea of vacation. Of course, once you reach adulthood, you can travel whenever you please, yet there will always be something appealing about traveling in the summer time.

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Top 5 Must-Do Rides in Orlando This Summer

Summer vacation is the perfect time to visit Orlando with your family. The kids are out of school, the sun is shining, and the theme parks are packed with new offerings! If you’re planning a trip to Orlando this summer, check out these five must-do rides to hit up when you’re at the parks.

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7 Tips for Planning an Epic Coming-of-Age Party in Orlando

It seems like just yesterday that they were bundled up and sleeping in your arms.

But now your child is approaching adulthood and has a big milestone on the horizon. It’s time to throw a coming-of-age party, be it a sweet sixteen, high school graduation, quinceañera, confirmation, or a b’nai, bat, or bar mitzvah. As you help them plan their big day, you may both feel overwhelmed, especially if you’re throwing their coming-of-age party in Orlando, where the fun-filled options are endless.

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Buy Local in these 5 Orlando Neighborhoods on 407 Day

Orlando may be best known for its unrivaled theme parks. But there’s plenty more to love about the City Beautiful.

Each year on April 7, Orlando comes together for 407 Day. The holiday is a celebration of the small businesses whose unique merch and mouthwatering meals make the city even more magical. If you’ve made a few phone calls while planning your Orlando vacation, the number 407 may look familiar. It is the area code for the city and many of its suburbs.

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Orlando’s Best Disc Golf Locations

If you’ve never tried disc golf, now is the time! There are several great Orlando disc golf courses to try, and each one has unique challenges and settings. Disc golf is basically the same as golf, but instead of hitting a ball into a hole, you throw a weighted frisbee, also known as the disc, into a basket.

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Central Florida Fair

In celebration of its 107th year, the Central Florida Fair will once again roll its way into Orlando for 13 days and 14 nights of entertaining thrills and delicious treats. The fair begins on Thursday, February 28 and runs until Sunday, March 17, but will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. In addition to rides, food, and music, the fair will feature a variety of exhibits from Central Florida’s best and brightest students.

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Tips for Finding a Hotel for Your Wedding Night

You put so much thought and planning into your wedding but where you spend your first night as a married couple is also worthy of consideration. After the whirlwind that is the modern wedding, you deserve some pampering. More often couples are looking for a reputable hotel in a lively location with great amenities.

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Advantages of Staying in a Hotel

When going on vacation, your hotel is your home away from home. It provides all the comforts, security, and entertainment you need when not exploring the attractions surrounding you. Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista is a great place to call home as it is less than two miles away from Walt Disney World. We also provide additional conveniences so our guests continue to find our hotel advantageous.

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House of Blues Orlando June Concerts

House of Blues Orlando, located in Disney Springs, is one of Central Florida’s most popular music venues. Here are the amazing acts scheduled to rock the stage this June.

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Garden Rocks Concert Series Returns to EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

Returning this year to EPCOT’s International Flower & Garden Festival is the fan-favorite Garden Rocks Concert Series. A mix of internationally renowned acts and local musicians will take the stage seven days a week, three times a day during the popular Walt Disney World Resort event.

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Dinosaur Invasion at Leu Gardens

From January 18 to April 18, 2021, guests of all ages are invited to Orlando to discover what life was like millions of years ago. During Dinosaur Invasion at Leu Gardens, visitors can embark on an exciting Jurassic adventure that features some of the world’s most fearsome and favorite prehistoric creatures hidden throughout the beautiful botanical oasis. Here are some of the dinosaurs and attractions you can expect at the larger-than-life exhibit.

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