Disney 101: Educational Vacations at Walt Disney World

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Many parents consider taking their kids out of school for a trip to Walt Disney World. Some families homeschool and during their visits to Walt Disney World they incorporate the experiences they have into an educational opportunity. As a college professor, I am one to believe that people never stop learning. Even while having loads of fun at WDW, people (especially children) are soaking up lots and lots of information that adds to their  knowledge banks!Walt Disney World is eminently fun and … [Read more...]





The Walt Disney Family Museum gets a Barker Bird from Garner Holt Productions

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Exciting News for The Walt Disney Family Museum as they announced the arrival of its very own Barker Bird. On Friday June 20th, 2014 the new interactive exhibit became part of the permanent galleries of the museum. "Pepe del Presidio" as they charmingly named him is a gift that was given to the museum by Garner Holt Productions, Inc., which is the world’s largest creator of animatronic characters, and is also the primary animatronics provider for all Disney theme parks.A replica of the … [Read more...]





Check out ‘It All Started With a Mouse’ at the New Animal Experience in Animal Kingdom

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Animal Kingdom is more than just a zoo. There is is a lot to see and do there. There is a new animal experience called, “It All Started with a Mouse,” it is in Rafiki’s Planet Watch. The animal lovers in your life will love this!“It All Started with a Mouse” shows Walt Disney’s lifelong love of the animal world and his belief that “what everyone will learn who studies it is a renewed sense of kinship with the earth and all its inhabitants.”During the show, Conservation Station’s “animal … [Read more...]





Take a look at the Pixar Custom Character Cars at the Walt Disney World Speedway

Pixar Custom Cars

We recently told you about some awesome new Piston Cup Racers, Aiken Axler & Sage VanDerSpin.  They will be debuted at Car Masters Weekend at Downtown Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort. We have some new pics of the custom cars that will be at the Walt Disney World Speedway. Check them out and let us know what you think:Cute right?Both of these will be used in the new Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along program for the Richard Petty Driving Experience. Which begin this … [Read more...]





2014 Disney Fall Events and Specials for Walt Disney World

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From Labor Day to Thanksgiving there’s always a bountiful selection of festive delights at Walt Disney World Resort that is sure to satisfy all tastes. With an art show, sporting events, annual holiday parties, concerts and international food fest, the Vacation Kingdom is the place to celebrate the golden days of the harvest season.The exciting lineup this fall kicks off on September 1 with the popular Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party offering three extra nights of happy haunts. Check … [Read more...]