Avatar Ride Coming to the Animal Kingdom

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I am sure you have heard about "Avatar" Land, coming to Animal Kingdom in 2017. Bob Iger recently had the chance to try out the the ride prototype and of course he loved it. He said “It felt so real, so lifelike,”The ride will take you through Pandora on the back of a flying banshee. The Land will will also have Pandora's Floating Mountains and bioluminescent plants across several acres that will house attractions, including a boat-based attraction, and restaurants.The ride vehicle that … [Read more...]




New Rides, Shows, and Eats at Walt Disney World by 2017

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Disney has been hard at work preparing to bring lots of new experiences to the Walt Disney World parks. Many rumors are swirling, but we'll just share the confirmed new rides, shows, and restaurants that should be at Walt Disney World by 2017.The two areas preparing for the most newness are Animal Kingdom, and Downtown Disney. Let's look at Animal Kingdom first.Harambe Marketplace - Set to open in 2015, this expansion of the Africa area of Animal Kingdom park will include a quick … [Read more...]




New Themed Queue at Peter Pan’s Flight in Walt Disney World

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So many rides at Walt Disney World now have entertaining and/or interactive elements for their guests while waiting in line.  Now, Peter Pan's Flight does as well.  The area which was once the space of the Fantasyland restrooms now offers queue line space for guests to meander through the nursery of the Darling children from Disney's classic Peter Pan.Portraits of John, Wendy, and Michael adorn the wall.  Can you find the "hidden" and not so hidden Peter Pan or elements of Neverland in … [Read more...]




Disney World at Christmas – The Low Down

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Are you thinking of heading to Walt Disney World to celebrate the Christmas holiday? I HIGHLY recommend it – as it doesn’t get much more magical than Disney at Christmas! As with every time of year, there are pros and cons to traveling to WDW during this holiday season – but as long as you do a bit of planning and preparing, you will definitely be glad you made the decision to spend Christmas with the Mouse! Ok, so let’s get down to it – what Disney World is REALLY like at Christmas time:The … [Read more...]




Disneyland Resort Refurbishment Schedule 2015

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 There are some major refurbs coming in 2015 at Disneyland Resort.  A few of the BIG attractions will be closed for months at the same time.  Between January and May, the Matterhorn, Peter Pan, Splash Mountain and Soarin will be closed for major work.  Here is the current complete schedule, and as always, it is subject to change at any time.DisneylandHorse Drawn Street Cars – unknown reopen date at this timeit’s a small world – reopens 11/7/2014Plaza Inn (restaurant) – … [Read more...]