You should check out The Disney Wilderness Preserve

Walt Disney World is a wonder of human invention and innovation, of “Imagineering” in Disney terminology. But what did that piece of real estate Walt Disney turned into his vacation dream land look like before the Imagineers got a hold of it?Constructing Walt Disney World impacted the environment drastically, and in the early 1990s the Walt Disney Company partnered with the Nature Conservancy to mitigate some of that change by turning a huge swath of undeveloped land at the headwaters of the … [Read more...]

Cinderella Diamond Edition Coming To All-New Blu-ray Heights for Its Royal Diamond Edition Debut, October 2, 2012

“A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” and at the stroke of midnight, October 2, 2012, dreams around the globe really will come true when The Walt Disney Studios opens its prestigious vault to release one of Walt Disney’s most timeless and beloved masterpieces of all time, “Cinderella,” in the highly anticipated Blu-ray™ Diamond Edition Collection.This enchanting classic comes alive in stunning fashion for in-home viewing for the very first time on Blu-ray high definition with enhanced … [Read more...]

Which Disney World Guide Is Right For You?

The Walt Disney World Resort is huge, and it can be a complicated destination to navigate. The properties boast four theme parks, two water parks, more than two dozen hotels, a campground, a shopping district and more than 200 dining locations. It can all be a little overwhelming to returning visitors, let alone first timers. That’s why planning your Disney vacation is so important, and why Disney World guidebooks are so popular.But with all the options available, which guide is right for … [Read more...]

How to Tour the Parks – Visiting the Magic Kingdom in a Wheelchair Part 2

Today we are looking at the attractions in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland. If you missed part one you can find it here for information on Adventureland, Frontierland, and Liberty Square.Fantasylandit’s a small world it’s a small world has a different entrance for wheelchair users. It is located next to the exit of the attraction. If you would like to stay in your wheelchair the attraction has accessible boats. You may have to wait for one of them to cycle through so your wait time will … [Read more...]

Citrus Swirl Makes a Comeback at Walt Disney World Resort!

The original Citrus Swirl makes its official comeback at the Magic Kingdom's Sunshine Tree Terrace. Gone for more than a quarter of a century, it’s nice to have them back where they belong for the 40th anniversary celebration of Walt Disney World Resort. Who remembers that icy swirl of frozen orange and soft-serve vanilla ice cream, a duo of delish in the heat of summertime? There was a knock-off for a while at Aloha Isle, but this swirl is the original recipe, a sweet-tart tower in a cone or … [Read more...]

Largest Ever Exhibition from Walt Disney Archives Opens July 6 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

D23 PRESENTS TREASURES OF THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES, which encompasses more than 500 historic artifacts from nearly nine decades of Disney history, opens at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum on July 6, continuing through April 2013.Presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library, D23 PRESENTS TREASURES OF THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES is the largest exhibition ever curated by the Walt Disney Archives, at 12,000 square feet. … [Read more...]

Tom Sawyer: the Man, the Myth, the Island

Tom Sawyer: the man, the myth, the island…or the boy, the novel, the attraction.Samuel Langhorn Clemens, aka Mark Twain, is one of America’s best-known humorists, lecturers and novelists. His The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) launched him to celebrity status, with his subsequent The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) being considered “the Great American Novel.” Mark Twain’s masterfully written colloquial speech and dialect created lively, authentic characters who, it seemed, lived out … [Read more...]

Tom Hanks in Talks to Play Walt Disney

According to Variety, Tom Hanks is in talks to play Walt Disney in the movie "Saving Mr. Banks". Emma Thompson is reportedly in negotiations to play Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers.  John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) is set to direct.The film will be based on the true story of how Walt Disney spent 14 years convincing the author to let him adapt her book into a movie. I fell in love with the idea of this movie when I first heard about it. I am huge Mary Poppins fan and I am looking forward … [Read more...]

NEW! Disney PhotoPass+ arriving to Walt Disney World Resort

Starting today you can capture more memories than ever with Disney PhotoPass+!  With Disney PhotoPass+ you can have all your Disney’s PhotoPass Photographer photos PLUS select Attraction photos AND Dining Print Packages – All for one price.Product Details:PhotoPass+ will be sold at PhotoPass view stations located throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. With PhotoPass+ you will have digital files of all your PhotoPass photos, Attraction photos, and Dining photos taken within a 14 day … [Read more...]

D23 Announces Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is celebrating the once-in-a-lifetime diamond anniversary of one of the most universally beloved and singularly unique film genres in the world—at DESTINATION D: 75 YEARS OF DISNEY ANIMATED FEATURES, Aug. 11 and 12 at the Disneyland® Resort.The two-day event will offer a panorama of some of the most celebrated films and characters ever brought to life on screen and provide attendees with an unforgettable Disney experience.From Walt Disney’s … [Read more...]