Around The “Disney” World – Frontierland


Frontierland is somewhat unique when compared to the other Magic Kingdom "lands". It has 2 major E-ticket attractions and 3 minor attractions, not many when compared to the other lands but - it's 2 majors are among the best the Magic Kingdom has to offer. Not only are they terrific attractions they make up 2/3 of the Magic Kingdom Mountain Range. You guessed it, I'm talking aboutSplash Mountain pictured above in the Disney Photo and the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (BTMRR) pictured … [Read more...]

Over 1,000 Hidden Mickeys Uncovered at Walt Disney World


How many hidden Mickeys are lurking at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida? Steven M. Barrett, known to legions of Disney buffs as “Mr. Hidden Mickeys,” has just documented over 1,000 of the illusive images, hundreds more than were previously thought to exist.Hidden Mickeys are partial or complete images of Mickey Mouse that Disney “Imagineers” have designed to blend into their surroundings in such a way that their presence is not immediately obvious.Barrett is celebrating the … [Read more...]

Around the “Disney” World — Fantasyland


Fantasyland is a land in the Magic Kingdom, located starting at Cinderella Castle, and containing several attractions and dining locations for you to enjoy.Currently, the following attractions are situated in Fantasyland:Cinderella Castle Mickey's PhilharMagic Prince Charming Regal Carrousel The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh it's a small world Peter Pan's Flight Dumbo the Flying Elephant Snow White's Scary Adventures Mad Tea PartyIn addition to all of the … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney to add Splitsville, delays Pleasure Island makeover

Concept art for Splitsville at Downtown Disney. Disney.

On July 12, Disney Parks Blog announced two additions to Downtown Disney (DTD) at Walt Disney World. The dining, entertainment and retail district will be the future site of Splitsville, a venue that will feature billiards and bowling, and Apricot Lane Boutique, a specialty retail store.Splitsville at Downtown Disney West SideSplitsville is more than a bowling alley or billiards room. Billed as “an upscale entertainment center that combines bowling with billiards, dining, music and … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Haunted Mansion at ‘Room for 1 More’ Merchandise Event


According to the Disney Parks Blog on September 30, 2011, the Walt Disney World Resort will honor the Haunted Mansion with a special merchandise event, called ‘Room for 1 More,’ at the Contemporary Resort.We invite you to step through the graveyard gates of the Haunted Mansion cemetery, recreated with “ghoulish delight” at the resort. Here you can dine in a mist-enshrouded banquet realm hidden among the crypts. While organ music plays, restless spirits will rise to entertain you during a … [Read more...]