Richard Petty and Pixar Join Forces for the Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along Cars at Walt Disney World

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Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios are bringing to life 2 characters from the hit movie “Cars” – Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin at Walt Disney World Resort. Petty Holdings first began their relationship with Pixar when Richard Petty became the voice of “The King” in the original “Cars” movie.The two full-size custom character cars, created by “Cars” creative director Jay Ward, will enter the line-up for the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Walt Disney World® Speedway near … [Read more...]





Electric Addition to WDW Tomorrowland makes Charging Phones a Breeze

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Have you ever been capturing endless photos of "The World" only to find that you have blown through your phone's battery and don't have the time or patience to carry around your charger and wait for it to charge? As a Personal Shopper, I am constantly snapping gorgeous merchandise photos only to end up with a dead battery 45 minutes into my photo shoot. Earlier this week I was photographing items at The Emporium on Main Street when my phone indicated 20% battery left - and I had just started! … [Read more...]





Top 5 Ways to Experience Disney World Like a VIP

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Tired of the crowds and long lines? Ever wish you can experience Walt Disney World like a VIP? You can! I've got five ways for how you can experience some special treatment at WDW; but let's just keep this between us, okay?5. Go When Crowds are Low-Many Disney regulars will tell you that the best, and sometimes only, time to visit Walt Disney World is when the crowd levels are low, such as mid-January to Spring Break, post-Spring Break to June, and after school starts to about the second … [Read more...]





Top 10 Things to do at Star Wars Weekends

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 There can be a lot to take in at Disney's Star Wars Weekends and after the fun filled weekend I just had I have narrowed down the must do's to a top 10 list. If you are going to any of the four remaining Star Wars Weekends then this list is for you, let's begin:10. Do at least 1 character meet and greetThis is one of the things you should do early in the morning when the lines are shorter. I would pick one Star Wars character you want to get a picture with because you will love … [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...]