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...]





Disney’s Magical Express: New Minimum Age Restriction

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Disney's Magical Express has announced a new minimum age restriction. Riders must be at least 12 years old to ride alone. Previously, the age restriction was set at 16 years.Started back in 2004, Disney's Magical Express provides shuttle service for thousands of Disney Guests each day. The shuttle runs from the Orlando Airport (MCO) to all the on-property Disney Resorts and back again.While this in line with airlines minimum age restrictions, does it make sense on Disney's Magical … [Read more...]





New Operating Schedule for the Walt Disney World Monorail

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"Please stand clear of the doors. Por favor manténganse alejado de las puertas."..This summer the Walt Disney World Monorail will be operating on a new schedule to accommodate work that's taking place on the automation system. It seems as though all the maintenance shut downs that occurred a couple month back was to lead up to these enhancements that are being done now.So starting Sunday June 22nd 2014, the monorail system will be operating on a fixed schedule that will not follow … [Read more...]





Big Refurbishment Coming to All-Star Music’s Food Court

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Hiya! It is "I" Anonymouse, back with some more juicy gossip for you! You know you love my gossip, don't deny it! Well today I have heard it through the grapevine that All-Star Music will be getting a new food court. Well, a refurbished food court.You may remember last year All-Star Sports had their food court re-done now it is Music's turn. Starting August 1st, the Intermission Food Court will be closed all the way until December 20, 2014. Let us remember that these dates are not set in set … [Read more...]





Boating around the Walt Disney World Resort

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The nearest ocean is a good hour’s drive away in either direction from Walt Disney World. Although the Resort is landlocked, all is not lost for Guests who love the open waters.I feel like Bubba Blue from Forrest Gump, except instead of spouting shrimp dishes I’m listing boating options. You’ve got…Pedal boating Canoeing Kayaking Motor boating Sailboating Parasailing (pulled by a boat) Tubing (pulled by a boat) Water skiing (pulled by a boat) Wake boarding Specialty … [Read more...]