Top Imagineer at Disneyland Retires

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Tony Baxter, Senior VP of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, is stepping down from leading up the team that comes up with all of our favorite rides and attractions. Baxter has had a rich 47 year history with Disneyland from scooping ice cream to creating some of the park’s most famous rides like Big Thunder Mountain. "It has been a wondrous 47 years," Baxter said in a statement. "The Imagineers I have known and shared these times with have provided invaluable experiences not to … [Read more...]




Why I Love the Touring Plans Website and Apps!

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Touring plans, which comes from the people who bring your The Unofficial Guide each year, is perhaps one of the best tools out there for planning your Disney Vacation.  If you are planning your first or hundredth trip to the Disney World or Disneyland you need to check out www.touringplans.com.To subscribe it is $11.95 for the year, but there are always coupon codes available it seems. I happen to think this is the best use of your vacation money and here is why.When you are touring … [Read more...]




Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.

New Disney Photopass Service  - Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts. With Attractions+ you can take home all your Attraction images, taken within a 14 day visit to the parks, for $44.95.How does it work?RIDE: Ride one of the participating Attractions ASSOCIATE: Present your Attractions+ card at the Attraction Imaging Sales Center within 24 hours of riding to associate your photo. CLAIM: Visit DisneyPhotoPass.com and enter the ID on the … [Read more...]




Top 10 Disney World Rides You Must Do Each Visit!

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When I was younger I was a big Disney World thrill seeker. I could ride Splash Mountain all day long, take the trek to the top of Everest every hour on the hour, and spend enough time on Rockin Roller Coaster to make Aerosmith question my sanity. As I got older and had kids my ride choices changed. I would have to spend more time on family friendly rides and sneak off to ride Space Mountain when the little ones would be napping in the stroller. No matter what your situation the fact remains … [Read more...]




Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule February 2013

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Please be advised that Disneyland Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting.Disneyland ParkNow – May 22, 2013: Troubadour Tavern will be closed. Jan. 7-17, 2013: Big Thunder Ranch Petting Farm will be closed. Jan. 7-17, 2013: The Haunted Mansion will be closed. Jan. 7-24, 2013: Primeval World will be closed for refurbishment. Jan. 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31, Feb. 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 25-28, 2013: Big Thunder Trail … [Read more...]