Construction has Begun For AvatarLand at Animal Kingdom

Avatarland Ground Breaking

Earlier this week some leaders from Disney Parks and Resorts and Lightstorm Entertainment were at Animal Kingdom for the groundbreaking of  the biggest expansion in Animal Kingdom's history. Don't you love the blue shovels?This area is being designed by Walt Disney Imagineering and James Cameron along with Lightstorm Entertainment. This will be a unique and different experience, unlike anything ever seen at a Disney park. Guests will experience the amazing and unique wonders of Pandora when … [Read more...]

Disney’s Fastpass+ and Magicbands Coming Soon to All Disney World Resorts


Starting in a few days,on January 14 the  legacy Fastpass will be history.  Guests that are not staying in a Disney World Resort will be able to make same day FastPass+ reservations for the Magic Kingdom by using the Magicband/Fastpass+ kiosks in the park.You may remember the Animal Kingdom  FastPass+ test, if you want to make any changes you can only do it at one of the kiosks in the park, not the My Disney Experience App.Disney World Resort guests will still be able to use the My … [Read more...]

Florida Resident “Discover Disney” Tickets Now Available


Finally the "Discover Disney" Florida Resident discounted tickets are now available. This year they have a couple of different options.First is the cheaper option (my favorite):You can get a 3 day Discover Disney ticket for $129.00 (plus tax), or a 4 day ticket for $149.00 (plus tax)You can visit one theme park per day. Valid at any one of the 4 Disney World theme parks from January 4 to April 11 and April 20 to June 6, 2014.There are blockout dates:Magic Kingdom park … [Read more...]

Some Store Closures Coming to Walt Disney World


I hate when anything at Disney closes, but I understand they have to change with the times.First up on the chopping block is, Wyland Galleries (closed Dec 3, 2013) which is located at the Polynesian Resort. They sold artwork, sculptures, etc. My daughter and I used to love taking a stroll through that store. Their location at the Boardwalk Resort will still be open.Next is, Heritage House which is the gift shop for the Hall of Presidents. This location will close Jan 4, 2014.Last but … [Read more...]

Here Are a Few More Reasons Why You should Visit Disney World in 2014


Just in case you didn't already have enough reasons to visit Disney World in 2014, here are a few more:Meet Magician Mickey Mouse at Magic Kingdom Park. If you haven’t visited Town Square Theater at Magic Kingdom Park lately, you’re in for a delight when you see the tricks Mickey has up his sleeve.Food trucks recently debuted at Downtown Disney as a fun new dining option. Check them out Wednesdays through Sundays, from 5 – 11 p.m. parked at Downtown Disney West Side near Cirque du … [Read more...]