Top 6 Disneyland Attractions For First Timers

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Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth for the first time can be both exciting and overwhelming! There are so many wonderful things to do and see and you may not know where to start. I've put together a list of must-do Disneyland attractions to help you out:1. It's a Small WorldOriginally created for the 1964 New York World's Fair, this ride is now a classic at Disneyland. Take a boat ride through many different countries from around the world. Listen-or sing along-as adorable small … [Read more...]


Top 10 Simple Pleasures at Walt Disney World

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Disney vacations can be action packed, non-stop, and all about running around. However, there are so many great moments where you can enjoy the simple pleasures of the park for little to no money and end up getting a whole lot more from your vacation because of it. Here are my ten favorite simple pleasures at Walt Disney World.Dole Whips: I don’t even know if I should list this as a simple pleasure, because to me, Dole Whips are serious business. But in the grand scheme of Walt Disney World, … [Read more...]


Top 10 Reasons Disney World is the Ultimate Vacation Destination

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Walt Disney World has be delighting visitors for over 40 years and it's no wonder guests keep going back for more!  Walt Disney World is probably one of the most well known family vacation destinations on the planet and here are my top 10 reasons why it is really the ultimate vacation destination!10.  The attractions are so innovative and unexpected.  Of course there are classics like Peter Pan's Flight and Dumbo that have remained true to their original design, but the new attractions are … [Read more...]


Disney has ‘Ambitious’ Theme Park Plans for ‘Star Wars’

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Fueling the excitement among both Star Wars and Disney fans alike are some recent comments made by Disney chief Bob Iger hinting that there are ‘ambitious plans’ for Star Wars within its theme parks.While speaking with Wall Street analysts, Iger revealed that Disney is currently working on "a fair amount of design and development (taking place by the company's Imagineers) to greatly increase Star Wars presence in multiple locations around the world.”What we already know from previous … [Read more...]


Disneyland Park Attraction Height Requirements

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I can only imagine a few things more disappointing to a young Disney fan than getting to the front of the line for an attraction they were dying to ride and finding out they don't meet the height requirements.  Use this list to make sure your little Disney fans know exactly what they can and can't ride before hitting the parks.  Please note that all riders will be measured prior to entering the ride queue and it is up to the Cast Member to determine if they meet height requirements at the time … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Attraction Height Restrictions

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Imagine the disappointment in getting up to a ride you just couldn't wait to ride only to find out you didn't meet the height requirements.  Use this list to make sure your little Disney fans know exactly what they can and can't ride before hitting the parks.  Please note that all riders will be measured prior to entering the ride queue and it is up to the Cast Member to determine if they meet height requirements at the time of your visit.Magic Kingdom:Goofy's Barnstormer: 35 inches or … [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...]


History Of Disney: Would you like some tea?

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This is the first of a weekly column that you will see here at Chip and Co. I will be exploring the history behind the rides of the Disney Theme Parks,  the Resorts, Restaurants and even the Special Events. When trying to decide where to start I had many people say I should start with the "mountains". That seemed to me to be something that would be expected as those are fan favorites. I instead decided I would try to think of a ride that is an icon of the Disney Theme Parks and a ride that is in … [Read more...]


Magic Kingdom’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Soft Opening on May 23rd

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Howdy folks! Anonymouse here bringing you the Best and latest gossip from the World - Walt Disney World that is.. ;)So, our Wonderful, Magical sources over at the Magic Kingdom let us know that the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will have a soft opening for all guests on Friday May 23rd for the 24 hr #RockYourDisneySide event. The #7DMT will be open for about 8 hrs unless technical difficulties should arise. Are you excited? I know I am. I can't wait to ride the Mine Train.So now you know, you … [Read more...]


Oldies But Goodies – Seniors And The Walt Disney World Attractions

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 An attempt to label a number of attractions at Walt Disney World as “Best Of” for any group would be difficult but for Seniors, the task would be nearly impossible. Seniors tend to have many more variables than most groups because of the complications that may be brought on as we advance in maturity. Some of those complications/limitations were addressed in my first “Oldies But Goodies” article but when you involve the stresses and jarring of many of the attractions that our … [Read more...]