Things You Might Not Know About the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is one of my favorite attractions – both at Disney California Adventure park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Especially this time of year, it seems extra spooky. Each time I “check in,” I discover some new cobweb-covered detail. That’s why I wanted to share these little-known facts about the attraction at Disney California Adventure park:Reaching 183 feet, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is made of more than 900 tons of steel, 1,600 cubic yards of … [Read more...]




Top 5 Thrill Rides at Walt Disney World

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For those of you who love amusement parks and roller coasters and the general feeling of going fast, try these WDW rides:1. Rock N Roller Coaster –This Aerosmith themed roller coaster is located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where you embark on a VIP limo ride to an Aerosmith concert. You travel up and down and even upside down as you race to get to the show on time. The best part? It goes 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds!2. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – A part of Frontierland in the … [Read more...]




Rides to Avoid with Little Mr and Miss

Walt Disney World is so magical for little ones because they BELIEVE. Their joy is pure and simple; they have no doubt they are hugging Mickey or curtseying to a Disney princess. This very innocence that suspends reality and makes Winnie-the-Pooh real to children means that the proverbial monster-under-the bed is real also. In a place where Imagineers bring fantasy worlds to life, there are bound to be some attractions that spook small children.There are some obvious attractions that should … [Read more...]




Around the “Disney” World: Sunset Boulevard

Enter Disney’s Hollywood Studios and walk right into the Golden Age of Hollywood. The glamour of the silver screen shines brightly at Disney’s very own version of Tinseltown. In traditional Disney style, the experience is plussed—kicked up a notch—with behind the scenes peeks at not only movie making, but also television production, music/radio recording and live stage performances.From Hollywood Boulevard, hang a right onto Sunset. Laugh and carry on with 1940s-era street performances that … [Read more...]




Top 10 Ways to Know If You’re an Extreme Disney Fan

Chances are that if you are like myself and the other writers here at Chip and Co., you are a Extreme Disney Fan. We have yet to find a cure, but the symptoms of this condition are rather obvious. Most likely your own friends and family have pointed them out to you or questioned your sanitya time or two. Still not sure? Check out my Top 10 Ways to Know If You're an Extreme Disney Fan.1. You refer to your own meals as quick service or table service meals. (This actually happened at my house … [Read more...]