The Disneyland Resort Monorail – a colorful history

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This past September marked the 55th anniversary of the Disneyland Monorail, which opened in 1959 as part of the first major expansion of Disneyland Park that included the Matterhorn Bobsleds and the Submarine Voyage.  The Monorail was a dream by Walt Disney to explore new ways of transportation and was thought to be a sort of "highway in the sky" in the early planning stages of Disneyland Park.  To this day, Disneyland is the only place that has the famous Disneyland Monorail Mark … [Read more...]





Is Toy Story Midway Mania FastPass+ Only?

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Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios guests are reeling at the news that Disney is testing FastPass+ and Toy Story Midway Mania has no Standby line for the week of October 6-9, 2014. Monday through Thursday only guests who have scheduled a FastPass+ using MyDisneyExperience *in advance of arrival at the attraction* will be able to ride the popular shooting gallery arcade style attraction.   Disney representatives say that a select number of FastPasses will be available for those who did not … [Read more...]





Luigi’s Flying Tires at Disney California Adventure set for complete makeover

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Hey Chip and Co fans - Anonymouse here.  Slavedriver Chip has me running around trying to get the scoop on the possible shakeup at Disney California Adventure this summer...Rumor has it that Luigi's Flying Tires at Disney California Adventure is set to be completely made over into a new ride, making it one of the shortest lived attractions at the Parks.  Cars Land opened June 15, 2012 and Luigi's Flying Tires was expected to bring back the nostalgia of the old Flying Saucer attraction original … [Read more...]





Disneyland Resort Fun Facts: Haunted Mansion Holiday

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Halloween Time 2014 at the Disneyland Resort marks the 14th time that Jack Skellington has visited the 999 Happy Haunts who dwell in the Haunted Mansion, transforming this attraction into Haunted Mansion Holiday. Each year, Jack dresses up as “Sandy Claws” as he and his ghost dog Zero bring ghoulish delights from Halloween Town to visit Disneyland Park.One of Jack’s holiday traditions is leaving a special treat for the ghosts who dance around the Haunted Mansion’s Grand Hall. The annual … [Read more...]





Disney Quick Tip: Relax on Tom Sawyer Island

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Seasoned veterans of Walt Disney World can all attest to the fact that there is a lot of walking, and at times all the sounds, crowds, rides, and action can get overwhelming. It is okay, and highly recommended that you take a break during the day to rest your feet and mind. Magic Kingdom is the most popular park and is often the most stimulating, crowded, and busy. If you are in the mood to stay at the park, but need to sit down in a quiet place I suggest heading to Fronterland. Board the raft … [Read more...]