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  1. Disney news: Tron ride, 'Guardians of Galaxy' ride and a 'Star Wars' hotel coming to Florida


    In case you missed it, this weekend brought a rush of news for Disney World fans at D23, the official Disney fan club in Anaheim, Calif., and visitors to the four theme parks in Florida can look forward to more attractions for teens and roller coaster fans.

    Artist renderings of Disney's plans for an immersive Star Wars-themed hotel show guests would wear costumes and  interact with "Star Wars" creatures and droids. The multi-day experience would guests their own story line and each window of the hotel would look out into space.
Photo courtesy Walt Disney World
  2. Disney World getting 'immersive' Star Wars hotel, 'Guardians' and 'Tron' rides


    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Disney Parks isn't letting Han Solo or Luke Skywalker save the day at their new Star Wars-themed lands.

    Members of the media get their first look at a 50-foot, detailed model of Star Wars land during a media preview for Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calf., on Thursday, July 13, 2017. [Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP]
  3. Could a Tron coaster replace Disney's Tomorrowland Speedway?


    Is a high-tech coaster based on Tron replacing the very low-tech Tomorrowland Speedway in Disney's Magic Kingdom? The rumor mills are buzzing.

    Photo by Rob Clark Jr.
  4. From the Panhandle to Key West: follow Florida's craft distillery trail


    If not for the small sign and festively attired crowd out front, I'd worry that I've goofed up the address and wound up at a welding shop or plumbing supply depot.

    St. Augustine Distillery's Amber Atteberry serves tasting room customers. [Paul Abercrombie for the Washington Post]