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Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall

Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall

In just a few weeks, the Disney Magic will return to New York City for a limited time, with special sailings to the Bahamas and Canada through November. These extraordinary cruises are jam-packed with magic and adventure, giving you so many opportunities for memorable family fun.

Here are the top five reasons to join us on a cruise vacation from the Big Apple this fall …

Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall

1. Experience epic fun during Marvel Day at Sea.
On seven special sailings from New York City, your family will be immersed in the Marvel Universe during Marvel Day at Sea. Occurring on one action-packed day at sea during your seven- or eight-night cruise, you’ll encounter favorite Marvel Super Heroes and Villains and enjoy an extraordinary deck show spectacular, Marvel-themed family and youth activities, special merchandise, unique food and beverage offerings, and much more. Marvel Day at Sea departs from the Big Apple on Oct. 6, 14, 21 and 28, as well as Nov. 4, 11 and 18.

Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall
2. Celebrate the season with Halloween on the High Seas.
Get ready for spooktacular fun on Disney Magic cruises departing New York City from Sept. 27 to Oct. 28. On these special voyages, the ship transforms into a ghoulish wonderland for our Halloween on the High Seas celebration. From costume parties and eerie eats to ghostly movies, haunted stories and more, prepare for a wickedly good time!

Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall
3. Visit Disney’s private island and Walt Disney World on Bahamian sailings.
On each Bahamian cruise from New York, you’ll visit our award-winning private island, Castaway Cay, for a full day of family fun in the sun. You’ll also have the chance to visit Walt Disney World when the ship docks at Port Canaveral, Florida. Tickets and round-trip transportation to the parks are included, making for a hassle-free day trip. Seven- and eight-night sailings to the Bahamas depart New York on Oct. 6, 14 and 28, as well as Nov. 4, 11 and 18.

Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall
4. Discover maritime charm during voyages to Canada and New England.
Three special cruises to Canada from New York take you to seaside cities brimming with picturesque scenery and maritime charm. A seven-night sailing includes a first-ever call on Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in addition to two stops in Nova Scotia: Sydney and Halifax. Four- and five-night sailings visit Saint John, New Brunswick, with the five-night cruise also calling on the quaint New England town of Bar Harbor, Maine, another new port of call for Disney Cruise Line. Cruises to Canada depart Sept. 27, Oct. 2 and Oct. 21.

Top Five Reasons to Cruise from New York City Aboard the Disney Magic This Fall
5. Enjoy fun-filled entertainment for the entire family. 
On all Disney Magic cruises, you’ll be treated to incredible entertainment like only Disney can do. The ship is home to imaginative spaces for kids like Marvel’s Avengers Academy, adult-exclusive areas, one-of-a-kind dining experiences, the thrilling AquaDunk slide and much more! Live entertainment, from Broadway-caliber stage spectaculars such as “Tangled: The Musical” to the swashbuckling Pirate Night deck party and Disney character interactions galore, every moment on the Disney Magic is sure to be unforgettable.

An added bonus, four of these sailings from New York City include Marvel Day at Sea and Halloween on the High Seas. Experience both of these incredible celebrations on Bahamian cruises departing Oct. 6, Oct. 14 and 28, and the seven-night Canada cruise departing Oct. 21. Talk about the Disney cruise of a lifetime!

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Things To Do When Staying In Midtown Manhattan

The beneficial thing about Midtown Manhattan hotels is that everyone, regardless of their budget or lifestyle can find one to suit their needs. There are luxury hotels which appeal to those who prefer to have every need catered to while away from home, as well as economy hotels which are advantageous to those traveling on a strict budget.


Midtown Manhattan hotels with a view can be found almost everywhere, and one can reserve such a room whether traveling on a budget or seeking a luxurious getaway. Manhattan is a location where visitors must spend more than one day in order to experience all that is offered by this part of the Big Apple. It must be enjoyed and savored, as each experience offers a uniqueness all its own.

Those traveling to Manhattan for work purposes can explore the city while in between business functions, and in this way, make their trip a combination of business and pleasure. Midtown Manhattan hotels are located close to a wide variety of activities and attractions.

Shopping and Sightseeing in Midtown Manhattan


Midtown Manhattan is a central area of thriving activity as well as being known as a shoppers paradise. Fifth Avenue is home to leaders in the retail industry such as Sixth Avenue, and Saks. The Museum of Modern Art is a favorite attraction of both locals and tourists and is a must see for those interested in contemporary and modern art by world renown artists. Guests can view sculptures, exhibitions, and paintings to their hearts content in this unique and interesting museum.

Times Square: A Sensory Blast of Sights and Sounds


Those who have worked hard all day and wish to indulge is some live entertainment will be pleased to know that Times Square, the center of American theater, is a quick cab ride away. This is the area famous since 1907 for the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop. Guests can see the bright lights of this, and other areas of the city, when staying in Midtown Manhattan hotels with a view, and the sights and sounds are impressive.

Spontaneous Fun


Madame Tussauds is located in Times Square, as well, which is an attraction that appeals to those who are fun-loving and young at heart. Visitors can have their pictures taken with a famous ”star” and fool friends and relatives back home into thinking that they actually struck a pose with a celebrity.

Satisfying a Sweet Tooth


Made famous by the celebrated TV show “Sex and the City,” the Magnolia Bakery on Sixth Avenue is a delightful place to indulge one’s sweet tooth. Cupcakes, cookies, pies and puddings are made fresh daily for locals and visitors to enjoy. No matter how one chooses to spend his or her time in Midtown Manhattan, one thing is certain, there are a myriad of attractions and activities in which he or she can indulge for the experience of a lifetime.

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Adventures By Disney Announces Ecuadorian Amazon Itineraries and Long Weekend Trips in 2015

In 2015, Adventures by Disney will offer an amazing new itinerary, taking you into the adventurous paths of the Ecuadorian Amazon. This trip not only travels through the Amazon region, but it also explores the Galapagos Islands and Quito, Ecuador’s capital city.


Are you ready for the ultimate mini-vacation? In 2015, Adventures by Disney is launching new Long Weekend trips. Featuring two itineraries – New York City and San Francisco & Napa – these four-day weekend getaways provide you with a break from the everyday to explore some of America’s favorite locations in a new light.

Get a glimpse at these exciting new adventures in this video!


Exciting New Disney Cruise Line Itineraries for 2012!

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Exciting New Disney Cruise Line Itineraries for 2012!

For the first time ever, Disney Cruise Line® will set sail from three new ports in 2012 – New York, Seattle and Galveston – making the Disney family cruise vacation more accessible to you around the country. There are also more itinerary choices than ever before, including one special voyage to Hawai‘i.

New York Sailings
Beginning May 25, 2012, the Disney Magic® will sail a total of 20 cruises from New York.

  • 8-night Bahamian cruises include a day at Disney’s Castaway Cay and a stop at Port Canaveral, gateway to the Walt Disney World® Resort. As part of this itinerary, guests will receive a one-day Park Hopper® Ticket and roundtrip transportation between the ship and resort.
  • 5-night Canadian/New England cruises will visit Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Saint John, New Brunswick.
  • 2-night cruises are perfect for guests looking for a quick getaway at sea over a weekend.

Seattle Sailings
Beginning May 28, 2012, the Disney Wonder® will sail a total of 14 cruises to Alaska from the Port of Seattle, Wash.

  • 7-night Alaskan cruises will call on Tracy Arm, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan plus Victoria, British Columbia.

Galveston Sailings
Beginning Sept. 22, 2012, the Disney Magic will sail 12 cruises from the Port of Galveston, Texas.

  • 7-night Western Caribbean cruises will visit Costa Maya and Cozumel in Mexico, as well as Grand Cayman.

Los Angeles Sailings
In addition to 7-night Mexican Riviera cruises, the Disney Wonder will set sail on Disney’s first-ever voyage to Hawai‘i on April 29, 2012.

  • 15-night Hawaiian cruise departs from the Port of Los Angeles and includes stops at Hilo; Kahului, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Nawiliwili, Kauai and Ensenada, Mexico.
  • 7-night Pacific Coast cruises will call on San Francisco, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico.

The Disney Dream™ will continue to sail 3-, 4- and 5-night Bahamian cruises. The new Disney Fantasy™ will offer Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries, beginning with the maiden voyage on March 31, 2012. Sail dates for both ships are now available through December 2012.

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