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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.