Highway in the Sky Dine-Around Launches Dec. 2 at Walt Disney World Resort

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The new Highway in the Sky Dine-Around will give guests priority boarding on the monorail for a progressive dining journey around the circuit between Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and Disney's Contemporary Resort. Highway in the Sky Dine-Around is offered Tuesday, Friday and Sunday beginning December 2. Reservations open November 29. (No dine-around between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3). Cost is $150 plus tax and gratuity. Valet parking is included. For reservations, 407-WDW-DINE.
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Two New Holiday Event Packages Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort

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Groups can Celebrate the Season with a Festive Catered Experience LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Available just in time for the 2016 holiday season, groups can now enjoy two new event offerings at Walt Disney World Resort including the Winter Wonderland Escape package available at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and the Holiday … Continue reading "Two New Holiday Event Packages Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort"
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Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom and the Magic Kingdom Resorts

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As you know, some images seem more convincing than others as Hidden Mickeys. I like to get opinions on the ones that are questionable. In Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland, I’ve walked over the following image many times without spotting it. Evidently, some Cast Members consider this group of circles one of the larger Hidden Mickeys in … Continue reading "Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom and the Magic Kingdom Resorts"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Lobby

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Back in 1971 when Walt Disney World opened, Disney’s Contemporary Resort was the signature place to stay. It was ultra-modern and futuristic. The lobby reflected its theme with the use of clean lines and a minimalist style. During the first decade of the 21st century, the resort went through some renovations including the addition of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Lobby"
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Monorail Resorts at Walt Disney World

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Time to take a spin on the Resort Monorail this week. The monorail stops at the Contemporary, Polynesian Village and Grand Floridian resorts. Contemporary Resort on the Seven Seas Lagoon.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/14, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 58mm Focal Length, Polarizer filter. Okay, so this photo was taken from a Motor Cruiser on the Seven … Continue reading "Monorail Resorts at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Fab Five

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If you hang around any Disney fan, you will eventually hear the term: The Fab Five. No, a Fifth Beatle was not discovered. The Fab Five refers to the lovable Walt Disney created characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and Pluto. You usually only see them all together during live stage shows in … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Fab Five"
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Magic Kingdom Skyway

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Jack Spence is on a leave of absence until 2014. This is a reprint of a blog he wrote several years ago. This blog originally ran in 2009 and was accurate at the time of publication. The first Disney Skyway opened at Disneyland on June 23, 1956. Walt was so taken by this mode of … Continue reading "Magic Kingdom Skyway"
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Quiz – Where Am I? – Answers

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Yesterday I provided you with pictures of Disney icons. It was your job to figure out where I was standing or sitting when I took the pictures. Here are the answers. Like all of my quizzes, no winners will be announced and no prizes awarded. Good luck! 1. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad This picture shows … Continue reading "Quiz – Where Am I? – Answers"
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