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...]