Search Results for: rides

Kidding Around: Just Say NO… to Thrill Rides

Posted on
By Alex Koma, ALL EARS® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the March 21, 2006, Issue #339 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) There are several things that every person thinks they know about teens on vacation: that they like to sleep late, eat a lot, and ride nothing but thrill rides. I heartily … Continue reading "Kidding Around: Just Say NO… to Thrill Rides"
No Comments

Holiday Sleigh Rides Return to Fort Wilderness Nov. 23

Posted on
Starting November 23 and running nightly through December 30, Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort will be offering holiday sleigh rides around its grounds. The 25-minute rides will accommodate four adults, or two adults and three small children, and will cost $84 per sleigh. Participants will also get one limited edition commemorative pin per booking. Rides … Continue reading "Holiday Sleigh Rides Return to Fort Wilderness Nov. 23"
2 Comments

Fantasyland Rides in One Second

Posted on
Last week I showed you a few on ride photos. This week I want to expand on the motion aspect but from the outside of a moving ride. Returning at night to the Mad Tea Party (aka the Tea Cups) in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, I setup my camera with a Sigma 15mm Fisheye … Continue reading "Fantasyland Rides in One Second"
No Comments

Rides Closing August 13 to Make Room for New Attractions

Posted on
The Great Movie Ride will close Aug. 13, 2017, to make room for a new attraction, Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway. Opening date for Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway will be announced later. Ellen's Energy Adventure inside Universe of Energy will close Aug. 13, 2017, to make way for a brand new E-ticket attraction based … Continue reading "Rides Closing August 13 to Make Room for New Attractions"
No Comments

Disney Twenty-Three’s Summer Movie Spectacular, Starring The Lone Ranger, Rides Into Homes May 14

Posted on
NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY TO D23 MEMBERS Insider Glimpses of Monsters University, Iron Man 3, The Lone Ranger and Disney’s Planes Plus an Extensive Feature Saluting 60 Years of Walt Disney Imagineering BURBANK, Calif. – April 29, 2013 – The summer issue of Disney twenty-three, the flagship magazine of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, features … Continue reading "Disney Twenty-Three’s Summer Movie Spectacular, Starring The Lone Ranger, Rides Into Homes May 14"
No Comments

A look back at discontinued Haunted Carriage Rides at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Posted on
I was surprised, and disappointed, to learn that Walt Disney World has discontinued its seasonal Haunted Carriage Rides at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. When we stayed in the cabins last fall, we took the ride for the first time and enjoyed the special Halloween experience. It was just the right amount of thrill, without … Continue reading "A look back at discontinued Haunted Carriage Rides at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground"
No Comments

Disney Pic of the Week: Dark Rides

Posted on
Dark rides are the most challenging for us Disney photographers. Light is only available directly on the places Disney wants it and, while our eyes have no trouble, our cameras get starved for light. For years I got blurry photos. In fact I still do but I’ve gotten better. Fast prime lenses like the 50mm … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Dark Rides"
One Comment

Sleigh rides featured as a special holiday treat at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Posted on
THROUGH THE WOODS The same seasonal magic that brings “snow” flurries to central Florida during Disney Parks holiday events now gives guests the opportunity to experience a horse-drawn “sleigh” ride. And where? Over the river and through the woods, of course! This year, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground at Walt Disney World in Florida … Continue reading "Sleigh rides featured as a special holiday treat at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground"
No Comments

Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 2 — The Dark Rides

Posted on
The Imagineers did an excellent job when designing Fantasyland. They took the charming aspects found in Disneyland, California and expanded them into a larger space without losing any of its appeal. Now, instead of having a small village, you have a lush countryside. A meandering stream runs through the area and unifies the space. Manicured … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 2 — The Dark Rides"
6 Comments

Walt Disney World Chronicles: Before Orlando Was Chosen

Posted on
By Jim Korkis Disney Historian   Feature Article This article appeared in the October 2, 2018 Issue #993 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.   Some Disney fans just … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Chronicles: Before Orlando Was Chosen"
No Comments