Check Into Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Before it Checks Out of Disney California Adventure Park on January 2, 2017

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For the next few months, we invite you - if you dare - for a special celebration of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror leading up to its final check-out on January 2, 2017. The salute kicks off during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort, September 9 through October 31. The spookiest time of the year is the perfect time to experience this attraction before it checks out of Disney California Adventure park.
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Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: BREAKOUT! Invites Guests to Step into a Thrilling Adventure and Comical Rescue Scheme

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The transformation of the Hollywood Tower Hotel in Disney California Adventure is now underway. It will become The Collector's Fortress, home to a new adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, which is due to open in the summer of 2017. Featuring characters from the blockbuster films, Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! will combine a free-fall sensation with all-new visual and audio effects, including music inspired by the popular film soundtrack. Guests will experience a variety of randomized ride experiences.
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Blue Storm at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Tower of Terror as a storm closes in on Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Nikon D750/28-300VR, 4.5s, f/22, ISO 100, EV 0, 28mm Focal Length, Tripod. I bet you can guess by this photo I took last Saturday from the location of the Photo Meet outside of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the weather was not too good. In fact, … Continue reading "Blue Storm at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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All Ears Photo Meet near Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The next All Ears Picture This! Photo Meet will be different than past ones. Instead of walking around, this time it will be in one location. The location is along the Epcot Resort Path just off the Disney's Hollywood Studios parking lot (see map below for approximate location at the star). I will be there starting at 6:30pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
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Sunny Lobby of the Tower of Terror

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Normally one thinks of the lobby of the Hollywood Tower Hotel as a gloomy, dusty place. This is not always the case on a sunny day in late October when the Sun’s angle at times sends its bright rays through the lobby doors. Guests throw eerie shadows in the Tower of Terror lobby.Nikon D700/Sigma 15mm, … Continue reading "Sunny Lobby of the Tower of Terror"
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Escaping the Elements at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Given that we are in the middle of summer and Walt Disney World is teaming with families vacationing before the kids go back to school, I’ve decided to write 4 separate blogs on where to avoid the heat. Some hideaways can also double in the winter as locations to warm up. I’ll be printing this … Continue reading "Escaping the Elements at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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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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Quiz – Where Am I? – Questions

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Each Sunday, under the “Picture This” section of the AllEars Blog Central page, Erin Blackwell presents “Where In The World.” Each week, she posts a close-up picture taken somewhere at Walt Disney World. It is up to you to figure what’s in the picture. It’s a great game that I play regularly. I can usually … Continue reading "Quiz – Where Am I? – Questions"
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It’s Over My Head – Part Two – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Yesterday I discussed the various ceilings found within the Magic Kingdom. Today I’ll be discussing the area above our head at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Art Deco dominates the architecture of Hollywood Boulevard and the ceilings reflect this. Take a look at those found on the west side of the street. On the right side of … Continue reading "It’s Over My Head – Part Two – Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Where in the World #263

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Bon Voyage to the The Kertes Family on a special Disney birthday trip! And hello to Patti and Kerry McCaffrey who … Continue reading "Where in the World #263"
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