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Disneyland Construction Update: Haunted Mansion, Snow White's Scary Adventures, and King Arthur Carousel 01/23/20

Jan 23, 2020We're checking in on all the construction over in Disneyland. There are a good handful of classic attractions getting a little facelift! Check it out!

This Ain't A Small World: Adventures By Disney To Offer More European River Cruises in 2021!

Jan 22, 2020Sail the rivers of Europe with these new 2021 offerings from Adventures by Disney!

Everybody Loves Mickey: Fortune Names Disney As One of the World's Most Admired Companies for 2020!

Jan 22, 2020Fortune has named Disney as one of the world's most admired companies... but what does that mean, exactly?

Disney Imagineers Host a Panel Discussion for California STEM Students!

Jan 22, 2020Ever wonder what it's like to sit in a room with Disney Imagineers? 400 STEM students had the opportunity!

Must-Do Rides in Each Park to Maximize Extra Magic Hours

Jan 23, 2020We're breaking down what ride you should focus your attention on at each park during Extra Magic Hours at Disney World!

Rise Up: How the Virtual Queue Works, and How to Secure Your Spot on Disney's Rise of the Resistance!

Jan 21, 2020If you're hoping to ride Rise of the Resistance at Disney World or Disneyland, you're going to want to read up on how the Boarding Groups and Virtual Queue work on both coasts!

The Pros of Every Walt Disney World Value Resort

Jan 21, 2020There are five "Value Resorts" you can stay at on-property at Disney World, and we're breaking down our favorite parts of each one!

Crafting the Perfect Home Screen: Seven Apps You Need for Your Disney Trip

Jan 21, 2020Making the most of your Disney vacation can go a lot better if you have the right apps installed on your phone. Find out our picks for some must-have apps in Disney!

How Epcot Went from a Napkin Sketch to Entertainment and Educational Beacon

Jan 20, 2020Epcot, the second of four theme parks to be built on Walt Disney World property since 1971, is currently undergoing a major overhaul, with new shows and attractions in the works to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the opening of The Vacation Kingdom of the World in central Florida. But the Epcot that opened on Oct. 1, 1982, was a far cry from the Epcot envisioned by Walt Disney in the 1960s.

As Walt Disney World Nears Its 50th Anniversary, We Thought It Might Be Fun to Look Back

Jan 6, 2020For those folks who haven’t visited Walt Disney World in a while, you’d be surprised at how things have changed over the past few years. Actually, stunned might be a better word. With that in mind, we figured it might be fun to take a look back to the way things used to be a few decades ago in Walt Disney World.

Disney's New Skyliner Has an Unlikely Height-Challenged Fan

Dec 23, 2019I’ve never been a fan of heights. Put me anywhere that’s 20 feet or more above terra firma and little beads of sweat start forming on my forehead. Unfortunately for me, fear of heights has come into play over the years on a number of popular attractions at Walt Disney World. Imagine how thrilled I was when the Disney Skyliner opened. But after one ride on the transportation system, I'm hooked.

Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Talks Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, on Track for March 4 Opening

Dec 9, 2019Walt Disney Imagineering creative director Kevin Rafferty calls it the favorite Disney attraction he's ever worked on. It's called Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway and its on track to open in early 2020.

We're Questing Over to Pixar Animation Studios for an Early Look at "Onward"

Jan 14, 2020We're taking an epic, awesome quest over to Pixar's studios in Emeryville, CA for a special behind the scenes look at the process for creating their newest animated film, "Onward"!

A Chat With Masi Oka On "Spies in Disguise"

Dec 24, 2019Chatting with voice actor Masi Oka on his role in the new Blue Sky Studios film, Spies in Disguise.

Book Review: "Marc Davis In His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks"

Dec 23, 2019Marc Davis was arguably one of the most influential Imagineers of all time. This book showcases his creative genius with hundreds of his art pieces and images of contributions to the Disney theme parks.

New Original Disney+ Series: "Pick of the Litter" Shows the Challenging Road to Becoming a Guide Dog

Dec 20, 2019Disney+'s newest series "Pick of the Litter" will take you on a rarely seen look at the path to becoming a true service dog.

Seven Ways You're Sabotaging Your Walt Disney World Vacation (and How You can Avoid Them)!

Oct 18, 2019We're bringing you seven ways you might be sabotaging your Walt Disney World vacation -- and tips for avoiding them!

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