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Winter Summerland Miniature Golf

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WINTER SUMMERLAND FAST FACTS Winter Summerland Miniature Golf is located near the entrance to Blizzard Beach and is themed as Santa's permanent off-season retreat. The elf-sized course is divided into two 18-hole experiences. One course carries the snow-clad Florida look reminiscent of Blizzard Beach, and the other has a more tropical holiday theme, with ornaments … Continue reading "Winter Summerland Miniature Golf"
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The Significance of Steam Trains

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by Jack Spence AllEars® Feature Writer Feature Article This article appeared in the October 21, 2008 Issue #474 of AllEars® (ISSN: 1533-0753) AUTHOR'S NOTE: The vast majority of the information presented here uses as its source the book "Walt Disney's Railroad Story" by Michael Broggie. This is an excellent book, not just for railroad buffs, … Continue reading "The Significance of Steam Trains"
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Disney Steam Trains – Part One – Disneyland

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Sometime ago, this article appeared in the AllEars® Newsletter (Part 1 and Part 2). Since not all of you receive this weekly publication, I thought I’d rerun it as a blog and add a few pictures. Enjoy. ——————————————————————————————– What is to follow is a brief history about Walt’s passion for steam trains and how this … Continue reading "Disney Steam Trains – Part One – Disneyland"
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A Special D23 Event with Dave Smith, Disney Archivist

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Guest Blogger Jeremy Marx attended a special D23 event with Disney Archivist Dave Smith and shares this report: On June 25th, 2010, Disney and D23 held an event on the Disney Studio Lot to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Disney Archives. While there were many exceptional moments throughout the evening, the one most of … Continue reading "A Special D23 Event with Dave Smith, Disney Archivist"
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Where in the World #98

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This was Challenge #97: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/250s shutter, f/5.6 You can find this mountain climber looking out over the miniature trains in a little town just outside of Germany in Epcot. Louise Barton was the first to send in the correct answer for the challenge! … Continue reading "Where in the World #98"
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Casey Jr. Splash ‘n’ Soak Station Storybook Circus Fantasyland

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids and Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Casey Jr., the train from the classic 1941 movie Dumbo, has rolled into town and parked right in the middle of Storybook Circus at Magic Kingdom. Part of the Fantasyland expansion project, Casey Jr. Splash ‘n’ Soak … Continue reading "Casey Jr. Splash ‘n’ Soak Station Storybook Circus Fantasyland"
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Epcot with Kids through Your Eyes Part I

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Edited by Deb Wills, ALL EARS® Editor-in-Chief Feature Article This article appeared in the January 17, 2006, Issue #330 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. A few weeks ago we … Continue reading "Epcot with Kids through Your Eyes Part I"
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Germany Epcot

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INTRODUCTION Fantasy, folklore and festivity abound as you step into a German village where the sounds of Oktoberfest fill the air. In the center of the square is a statue of St. George and the dragon, which, according to legend, he slayed while on a pilgrimage to the Middle East. Monuments to St. George, the … Continue reading "Germany Epcot"
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Hurricane Frances Updates September 1-4, 2004 Last update: 11:00 a.m. – 9/4

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Please do NOT call WDW UNLESS you have a scheduled arrival between now and Tuesday, 9/7. The Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Water Parks, Recreation Areas, the Boardwalk and all areas of Downtown Disney will not operate on Saturday, September 4 based upon forecasts from the National Weather Service and information from emergency preparedness officials. … Continue reading "Hurricane Frances Updates September 1-4, 2004 Last update: 11:00 a.m. – 9/4"
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Hurricane Frances Updates September 1-5, 2004 Last update: 10:00 a.m. – 9/5

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Please do NOT call WDW UNLESS you have a scheduled arrival between now and Tuesday, 9/7. The Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Water Parks, Recreation Areas, the Boardwalk and all areas of Downtown Disney will not operate on Saturday, September 4 based upon forecasts from the National Weather Service and information from emergency preparedness officials. … Continue reading "Hurricane Frances Updates September 1-5, 2004 Last update: 10:00 a.m. – 9/5"
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