History Of Disney: Would you like some tea?

Walt Disney and Map of DL

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...]





Top 10 Favorite Disney Ride Vehicles at Walt Disney World

Peter Pan Flight

Disney rides and attractions are meant to transport you into your favorite Disney film, to a different place in time, or to the African Savanna or even under the sea! But how do they take you from the long, snaking lines and actually into these stories and experiences? By their ride vehicles of course! But not all ride vehicles are created equal, and some play a huge part in the story the Imagineers are trying to tell, or even become icons of the rides themselves! Ride Vehicles range from … [Read more...]





Your Favorite Animated Classics Are Everywhere at WDW!

Cindy

 Everyone has their favorite Animated Disney classic movie, and one of the best parts of a Walt Disney World vacation is getting to see these movies come to life in the rides and attractions!So you might be wondering….Where can you find your favorite Disney Movie at WDW?Well, here’s the answer!Beauty and the Beast – The New Fantasyland features the Beast’s Castle, where you can dine at the Be Our Guest Restaurant, and even meet the Beast himself! You can also check out … [Read more...]





New Disney Policy for Accompanying Children Under Seven on Rides

You might remember last month when we shared the news about Unaccompanied Park Entry Changes. Well according to Theme Park Insider, Disney is changing their policy on accompanying children under seven on rides. The rules for children to visit an attraction or ride a ride are continuously changing to become more strict to insure the safety of these children. The newest change to the policy though may make vacations more difficult for families with multiple children.Disney's previous policy … [Read more...]





Disneyland Refurbishment update for March 2013

Please be advised that refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Disneyland ParkNow – Feb. 14, 2013: Splash Mountain will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Mad Tea Party will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Fantasmic! will not be presented. Now – Feb. 14, 18-21, 25-28, 2013: Big Thunder Trail will be closed for refurbishment. Big Thunder Ranch Complex will be closed as well. Now – … [Read more...]