New Segway tour gives guests unique views of Epcot

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First hand report of Epcot's new "Keep Moving Forward: See the World, Share the Dream Segway Tour," which debuted on Sept. 17. This guided tour starts in Future World and then covers most of World Showcase in the three-hour experience. Beginning Sept. 28, times for the three-hour experience shift because of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival; you may start at 7:45, 8:30 and 9 a.m
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Frankenweenie 3D Preview

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Senior Editor Deb Koma attended a preview screening of the upcoming stop-motion animated film, "Frankenweenie," directed -- in black-and-white Disney Digital 3D! -- by Tim Burton and set for release next Friday, October 5. The free preview was one of more than a dozen taking place across the country this week, sponsored by D23, The Official Disney Fan Club.
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Ocean Spray’s Cranberry Bog Exhibit is a Feast for the Eyes

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What do you get when you combine the imagination and magic of Walt Disney World with the mystery of fall's favorite fruit? A truly exceptional exhibit -- an over 1,300 square-foot free-standing cranberry bog to be exact! From Sept. 28 to Nov. 12, visitors to the 2012 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will have a chance to feast their eyes on the beauty of the cranberry harvest and discover the cranberry's secrets - from its unique taste to its rich heritage and long history of health benefits.
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Test Track Epcot Update

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Epcot's Test Track is entering final stages of a major rehab. The revamped attraction will allow you to design your own custom concept vehicle, and then put it through its paces on the hills and switchbacks of the Test Track circuit. In the post-show, you'll be able to make a TV commercial featuring your concept car or truck. You'll also have the chance to race your car or truck on a virtual track and take a picture with your custom concept vehicle. New images of the "SimCar" have been released and a model can now be viewed outside the attraction at the nearby Cool Wash Station in Epcot.
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Disney Cruise Line Arrives in Galveston with Texas-sized Fanfare

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The Disney Magic arrived in Galveston, kicking off the Disney Cruise Line inaugural season sailing from the Port of Galveston. To salute its arrival to the Lone Star State, the Disney Magic donned a Texas-sized cowboy hat on the ship's funnel as crew members and Disney characters waved from the upper decks of the ship. This hat is an astonishing 19-feet tall and 14-feet wide. To put it in perspective for you, if a real cowboy was to wear this hat he would need to be about 43 feet tall! Amazingly, the hat was installed while the ship was at sea, just one mile out from the Port of Galveston.
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Changes Ahoy for Pirates of the Caribbean

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Disney Parks Blog reported: Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom has undergone a few changes in recent years due to the success of the Pirate movies. First, Captain Jack Sparrow made his debut at the attraction, then Captain Barbossa appeared aboard a pirate ship. More recently, the ghostly apparitions of knaves Davy Jones … Continue reading "Changes Ahoy for Pirates of the Caribbean"
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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Get Interactive Queue

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The imagineers are slowly making their way around the various lands in the Magic Kingdom with new, interactive queues. Next up to receive a queue makeover is Frontierland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. These new interactive queues are designed to help visitors pass the time when the waits are long. Attractions that already have interactive queues … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Get Interactive Queue"
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An inside look at the exclusive Siemens VIP Center at Epcot

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When you've walked underneath Spaceship Earth, you probably think you know all about what's inside the structure that houses the geodesic sphere and the ride's post-show attractions. But there's one area that isn't seen by the vast majority of visitors to Epcot. Kristin Ford gives you a look inside the Siemens VIP Center, a place at Epcot not usually seen by most guests because it is reserved for Siemens employees and their customers.
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