Construction on Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Is Moving Full Speed Ahead

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Behind the construction walls in the former Camp Minnie/Mickey area between Oasis and Africa sections of Disney's Animal Kingdom lies the skeletal shape of one of the buildings of the future Avatar Land.  Originally the site for a land of mythical and legendary creatures that was never built, Avatar Land will instead be home to dragons, unicorns and blue skinned Na'vi people along with bioluminescent trees straight from the 2009 movie.Taking over the area where the Festival of the Lion King … [Read more...]


Just a Reminder Selfie Sticks Are Now Banned at Disney World and Disneyland

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Just a friendly reminder that selfie sticks will be under a universal ban as of June 30th, 2015.First Disney banned selfie sticks on the rides but that was not enough because they were still having problems with people using them on rides, and causing incidents in the parks. So Disney decided to ban them all together last week. You can not even enter the park with a selfie stick. You will have to leave with it or you can leave it at guest services and then come back and pick it up on your … [Read more...]


5 Attractions That I Hope Never Close at Magic Kingdom

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It seems like every week we are letting you know about a new change coming to Disney. With all the closing, refurbishment, and re-branding announcements, I couldn’t help but think about all my favorite attractions and shows at the Magic Kingdom and how I hope that they never close.Here are my top 5 attractions that I never want to see leave the park.Space Mountain: My favorite ride at Magic Kingdom, Space Mountain is all at once thrilling and iconic. A landmark of Tomorrowland, Space … [Read more...]


First look at Frozen Ever After the new ride in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

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We have a first look of the all new Frozen Ever After attraction that will be replacing Epcot's Maelstrom ride hopefully sometime next year. The ride is a celebration of the Frozen characters and a chance for guests to experience the film in an all new way. While not offering any new songs there is however some new twist on existing melodies from movie composers Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez.Frozen Ever After takes place in summer at Arendelle's Winter Festival, think the end of … [Read more...]


Possible Opening Date for the New “Frozen” Attraction – Frozen Ever After

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Hiya guys and gals it is I Anonymouse your Gossip Queen! Let me get straight to the point, because I know this is a controversial topic for some of you. We may or may not have an opening date for the new "Frozen" attraction coming to Epcot Frozen Ever After. I say may or may not because we all know that nothing is official until the head mouse over at Disney announces it.My sources tell me that the unofficial opening date will be May 1, 2016. So we have a little less than a year to enjoy all … [Read more...]


Summer In Walt Disney World – What To Expect

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Summer is a very popular time to visit Walt Disney World, and if you’re one of the many planning to make the trek during the upcoming months, then you will want to remember this - summer in Orlando is HOT and WET. Not only are the temperatures high, but the humidity is stifling, and there is thunder and rain storms almost every afternoon (and sometimes all day too!). Also, the crowds can get super intense, which for some isn’t an issue, but others might not love it. For many of you, summer is … [Read more...]


Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming in 2016 to Universal Studios Hollywood

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Universal Studios Hollywood announced some details about the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter that will be open there in Spring 2016.The well known “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” ride will add 3D visuals, which is quite the upgrade from the ride we have at Universal Orlando. The ride will happen in Hogwarts Castle. It will take you on an amazing journey into the iconic scenes along with the stars of the movie. Riders will also get Quidditch-inspired 3D goggles.“Flight of the … [Read more...]


Universal Orlando’s New Water Park Will Open in 2017

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Soon Universal Orlando will have their very own Water Park. It will be called Volcano Bay and it will be at Universal's Islands of Adventure. This will be their 3rd park! However, it will be the 5th water park in Central Florida and the 2nd that is owned by NBCUniversal.It was originally supposed to open in 2016, but plans have changed and it will now open in 2017.The park will be built on 53-acre tract of land. The new water park will have will have a lazy river and a rapids ride, … [Read more...]


Sea World Will Soon Have the Tallest, Fastest, and Longest Roller Coaster in Orlando

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It will be called Mako and it sounds fierce. Sea World Orlando will soon have the Tallest, Fastest, and Longest coaster! It will be a 200-foot-tall hypercoaster that will reach 73 mph along 4,760 feet of steel track — nearly a mile long — and leave riders feeling both breathless and weightless. Named for one of the ocean’s fastest known sharks, Mako will be Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster.“On Mako, you’ll experience what it’s like to be this apex predator, surging … [Read more...]


Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World

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Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]