Category: Rides

EPCOT For Kids

One of the biggest myths of Disney Lore is that EPCOT is just for adults. That couldn’t be further from the truth! When I was a kid, EPCOT was my favorite. Of course, almost all of my favorite rides from my childhood are long gone or drastically different (miss you, Dreamfinder), but EPCOT is STILL

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TIPS: Rides You Must Ride at Night

We all know that there are some rides that are better than others, but did you know there are some rides that are better than themselves when you ride them at night? Here is the Top Ten Rides that are Better at Night! 10. Dumbo Dumbo is not super exciting by any stretch of the

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it’s a small world – May 28, 1966

Originally created for the 1964 World’s Fair, it’s a small world officially opened at Disneyland on May 28, 1966. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the song that will never leave your brain! iasm was the brainchild of Mary Blair, Marc and Alice Davis, and Rolly Crump, 4 legendary Imagineers. Mary did the styling and coloring, while the

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Weekly Recap – May 10-16

Catch up on everything Disney from the past week. MASKS NO LONGER REQUIRED IN OUTDOOR SPACES Beginning May 15, 2021, Walt Disney World has relaxed its masking policy, and masks are now optional in outdoor spaces. Things are slowly going back to normal. Read more about it here. Bob Chapek also announced that park capacity

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

So you think you know all about Big Thunder Mountain. Maybe you do, maybe you don’t. Let’s take a deeper look. Big Thunder Mountain was originally meant to be a water ride, called Western River Expedition. Marc Davis, the Imagineer responsible for animatronics on Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more, designed the Western

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The Society of Explorers and Adventurers, Part 3 – Theme Parks

So now you’ve heard the stories (Read Part 1 and Part 2!), now learn where to visit the places! It all started at Tokyo DisneySea at the Fortress Explorations, which serves as the official S.E.A. Headquarters and new member inductions. A plaque on the wall reads β€œWe the Society of Explorers and Adventurers shall acquire

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

I want to get into my FAVORITE part of Disney Parks: the stories and the details. Galaxy’s Edge is FULL of them. It is such an immersive space, and right next to Toy Story Land, ANOTHER totally immersive land. The Imagineers are really upping their game lately. Let’s start at the very beginning: the name.

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Vamos a Mexico!!

Well we’ve arrived at another Cinco de Mayo, so what better way to celebrate then by taking a stroll around the Mexico pavilion at EPCOT! Opening October 1, 1982, the Mexico pavilion is shaped like a Mesoamerican pyramid. Although similar to their Egyptian counterparts, these pyramids feature flat tops and stairs up the sides. The

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Expedition Everest

Back in Asia, in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, stands Mt. Everest, and you are invited to conquer it. As many times as you want! Expedition Everest – The Legend of the Forbidden Mountain is one of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World, and for good reason. Quite frankly, it’s awesome. Opening on April 7,

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