Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios is going to be experiencing some serious changes over the next few years. With a ton of attractions closing, rumored expansions, and a confirmed name change, the park stands to take on a whole new identity. I do agree that the park could use a little TLC, but there are a few attractions that I hope never close at Hollywood Studios.The Great Movie Ride: The glitz, glam, and romance of the movies, all rolled up into one attraction! The Great Movie Ride takes guests through … [Read more...]

Only Have ONE Day To Spend At Disney With The Family? Then Follow This Plan

Did you know that people vacation in Florida at places OTHER than Walt Disney World? Hard to believe, right? Well – it’s true – and Florida actually does have a TON to offer outside of Walt Disney World, but if you are planning to head to the sunshine state for your next family vacation, I highly recommend you try and work some WDW time into your schedule. And don’t worry if you can only spare one day to spend at the Happiest Place On Earth – follow my plan below and you will make it a day to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Rides at Walt Disney World

We're the type people that like to ride as many rides as we can when we're in the Walt Disney World theme parks. We've rode every ride in the parks, so we have our favorites by now and know which ones we'll never ride again as well. Below is my Top 10 list of rides at Walt Disney World and they're not all thrill rides - I'm sure a couple will come as a surprise.Soarin' - Most people love this ride, but I can see how those with severe motion sickness may not find it appealing (I get motion … [Read more...]

Top 10 Favorite Disney Ride Vehicles at Walt Disney World

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...]

Hollywood Studios – More Than Just “Thrill” Rides!

We all know and love the big attractions at Disney's Hollywood Studios, like Star Tours, Rock N Roller Coaster, and the Tower of Terror, but have you ever stopped to check out some of the other attractions and rides at Hollywood Studios? There really are some great ones that are totally worth a look!Magic of Disney Animation - This is a great guided tour/show where you sit with a live artist for a 10 minute segment called "Drawn to Animation", where you learn how Disney characters are … [Read more...]

Top 10 Rides to Avoid After You Eat

So you just stuffed yourself on a scrumptious meal at your favorite Walt Disney World eatery. If you’re on the Disney Dining Plan, you likely enjoyed a four-square meal and beverage of choice, right? What you need is a nap, but what your family wants is a ride!Do NOT “walk this way” when you are stuffed to the gills:1)      Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith—A tour of G-Force Record Studio is cut short when the band Aerosmith takes off for a show. They take Guests with them, … [Read more...]

Top 10 Extreme Rides at Walt Disney World

With four theme parks and two water parks, thrill seekers are sure to find their happy place at Walt Disney World. Let’s take a look at 10 of the resort’s top extreme rides.MAGIC KINGDOM: Space Mountain—This classic Magic Kingdom coaster is an all-time fan favorite. Climb the 180-foot mountain then blast off into deep, dark space through twists and turns and past shooting stars and black holes. Two separate tracks, the Alpha and the Omega, mirror each other as they hurl rocket ships through … [Read more...]

My Fab Five Disney’s Hollywood Studios Attractions

This  installment will be easy. Disney's Hollywood Studios is one of two parks where I really enjoy all of the Biggies. I know there are quite a few folks who disagree with some of my choices for my Fab Five but here, all of the best attractions fit in to the choices. Let's get going:5. Star Tours - We have always enjoyed the original and are looking forward to trying the new 3-D version when we get back in October. The only concern I have is possible motion sickness issues when you combine … [Read more...]

Best things I love about Disney is… Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

A 40-foot-tall electric guitar, giant keyboard and a larger-than-life painting of the legendary rock group Aerosmith adorn the exterior of the "Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith."The thrill attraction is an indoor roller coaster at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Inside, riders board a limousine-themed roller coaster car and are launched from 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds -- all while listening to a custom-recorded … [Read more...]

Disneyworld Quick Tips – Want to avoid the lines?

I was talking about today's Quick Tip in a previous article I wrote earlier this week in Chip’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan. If you missed it check it out the article above.Today's Quick Tip is perfect for single people, parents, or for couples who don't mind not riding together.If you pair this trick with a fast pass you could easily squeeze out 3 rides in a matter of minutes.There are 3 rides that a single rider line is available right now.Rock 'N' Roller Coaster at Disney's … [Read more...]