New York Times lists Disney Springs among top places to go in 2018


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Disney Springs, the Mouse's solution to tourists not visiting downtown Orlando, was recently placed on the New York Times list of 52 places to go in 2018.

The shopping and retail area ranked 41 on the list, behind Branson, Missouri. Other destinations on the list included: Bristol, England; Chandigarh, India; Belgrade, Serbia, and the Route of Parks, Chile.

From author Nell McShane Wulfhart:
The Walt Disney World-adjacent neighborhood Downtown Disney is now the redesigned and expanded Disney Springs, an unexpected culinary destination with a focus on grown-ups. Rick Bayless, Masaharu Morimoto, Wolfgang Puck and Art Smith have all opened restaurants here, and George Miliotes is launching a wine bar in spring 2018 that will be the only master sommelier-led wine bar in the state. There are boutiques, a House of Blues and partying opportunities aplenty — all giving adults a new reason to go to Disney.
Plus, they have a Uniqlo, "Florida's most popular store."

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