Theme Park Attendance Goes Up at Universal, Plummets at SeaWorld

Last year's Theme Park attendance numbers have been released. Disney did great, of course. Universal's numbers also went up. SeaWorld's number went down.These numbers are according to the 2014 TEA/AECOM Theme and Museum Index report.Universal Studios attendance went up 17% from 2013 to 2014 SeaWorld Orlando attendance went down by 8% The Magic Kingdom had a 4% attendance gain. Magic Kingdom is still number 1 in the world! Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and Animal Kingdom had a 2% … [Read more...]

Disney Dining Wish List

If you are familiar with Disney Dining, you know that there are many experiences and cuisines from which to choose. Narrowing your choices can be quite a task.Since there are not enough days during your Walt Disney World vacation to visit all of the restaurants, you may want to make a running Disney Dining Wish List. Select the Disney Dining that you want to reserve for your upcoming trip and keep adding to the list of restaurants that you would like to try on your future … [Read more...]

Express Pass at Universal Orlando

Universal Express Passes allow you to skip the regular standby line  and use a special Express Pass line at most of Universal Orlando’s attractions. With the Express Pass you show your pass and get in the special express pass marked line, no need to return at a certain time for the attraction. The Express Pass is however an extra ticketed cost not included in the price of your theme park ticket.  I would highly suggest if you are visiting Universal during Peak Summer Months or Holidays that you … [Read more...]

Special Offer for Florida Residents to Purchase Disney World Tickets

The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida has a special offer right now just for Florida residents! Disney offers a special 3-day Discover Disney Ticket for only $119 plus tax. With this ticket, you receive admission to one theme park per day on any three days through June 7, 2013. The Discover Disney ticket can be used at any of the four Walt Disney World theme parks and do not have to be used in consecutive days! Is three days not enough for you to experience the magic of Disney World? … [Read more...]

What to Pack for the Disney Water Parks

The weather is getting warmer which means may people will start adding a trip to Disney's Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon into their vacations! If you have never been to the Disney Water Parks, this is a must do activity and offers something the entire family can enjoy. You may wonder, though, what you need to pack to ensure a great day!1. Towels - Take them from your resort room if you are staying on property. You can even request extras from housekeeping if you want. If you have purchased … [Read more...]

Free Disney Parks vacation planning DVD!

 Heading to Disney World or Disneyland in 2013? Be sure to request your FREE Walt Disney World Vacation Planning DVD and get started with your planning today!Once you have your DVD be sure to stop by Chip and Co for the best in Disney Park News, Planning Tips, Giveaway and Much More!Just click the image above to order yours today! Related articlesDisney World Behind the Magic - What Disney does behind the scenes to help YOU have a better vacation ( Top 10 … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney World Rides You Must Do Each Visit!

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...]

Undercover Cop Car Hits Disneyland Employee

A Disneyland employee was struck by an undercover police car in Anaheim earlier this week. The female employee was transported to a local hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.The accident occured near Disneyland Drive and Magic Way around 10pm Monday night. Alicia Handy of Lakewood said the accident took place only a few feet in front of her."We were just trying to go back to the car after a day at Disneyland," Handy said, "and I think it was a Disneyland employee … [Read more...]

Starting Tomorrow: Discover Disney Florida Resident Tickets Go On Sale!

We have some great news! I just got word that the Disney Florida State Discounted passes will be back this year!The Discover Disney Florida Resident Tickets are available as a 3 or 4 day ticket.  3 days is $119 (plus tax) and 4 days is $129 (plus tax).  They have black out dates of March 23 - April 5, 2013 and expire on June 7, 2013, so the last day you can use the ticket is June 7th.  The base tickets are for one park per day, but you can add the park hopper option for $28.50 (plus tax) or … [Read more...]

Hand Grenades Found at Downtown Disney

Last night, Wednesday January 2nd, hand grenades were found at 1780 Buena Vista Drive, otherwise known as Downtown Disney. A Walt Disney World janitor found the three hand grenades in a parking lot only open to employees.The hand grenades posed no threat to anyone as they were hollowed out with nothing inside. The Orange County Sheriff's Office were on the scene and the bomb squad removed the grenades around 10pm last night. Deputies will blow them up to be certain but Downtown Disney is … [Read more...]