The Magic Behind The Scenes – Follow The Architecture And Timeline


The Imagineers never seem to miss a trick. There is a bit of a unique flow in the Magic Kingdom that starts at Peter Pan's Flight and flows through Liberty Square and into Frontierland. The flow is both architectural and chronological and is quite neatly woven together with one minor exception.Those of us who have ridden Peter Pan's Flight (is there anyone who has not?) realize that it is focused on life in early London and as we move from there towards Liberty Square we first encounter the … [Read more...]

Spooky!!!! Haunted Mansion provides frightful fun to Magic Kingdom guests


The Haunted Mansion at the Magic Kingdom is one of the most beloved attractions at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.Pictured: Ginger, one of the "friendly faces" guests encounter along the way, stands in front of the 18th-century colonial manor that sits along the eastern banks of the Rivers of America in Liberty Square.Touring the home in a "Doom Buggy," guests find themselves amidst a paranormal party with 999 "Happy Haunts." More fun than fright, the Haunted … [Read more...]

Disneyland set to close 2 rides for upgrades

Toy Story Mania

This article comes to us from Sarah Tully from the OC Register.Two Disney park rides are set to close Monday to undergo improvements.Toy Story Mania in Disney California Adventure is set to close for more than a month to undergo routine rehabilitation, said John McClintock, a Disneyland Resort spokesman.The interactive ride is expected to reopen Oct. 10.Toy Story Mania, which opened in 2008, takes visitors in a carriage in front of a series of 4D video games based on the movie … [Read more...]

Come Celebrate Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort


From Sept. 17 through Oct. 31, families will celebrate Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort as they interact with some of Disney's most beloved characters decked out in seasonal costumes. Some of Disney’s more sinister characters – the Disney villains – also get into the "spirit" of the celebration at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks.Guests will also enjoy Haunted Mansion Holiday and a scary adventure at Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. Mickey's Halloween Party, a … [Read more...]

Disneyworld Quick Tips – Hollywood Studios & Toy Story Mania


Today's quick tip is kind of a hybrid tip/tour plan in one. Hollywood Studios has some great rides like Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and Tower of Terror. I think both of those rides handle lines and people beautifully. While they are targeted at an older they probably don't see quite the numbers as Toy Story Mania does.Every time I have been at Hollywood Studios Toy Story Mania fast passes have run out before lunch time. I am not sure if its the length or popularity of the … [Read more...]