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Magical Blogorail Red: St. Patty’s Mighty Festival at Downtown Disney

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***This article was originally published on March 5, 2014, as part of the Magical Blogorail Red loop. As it pertains to today’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities, I’m re-posting it, so you can know all the special holiday happenings at Walt Disney World Resort. Please be sure to click through the entire loop for lots of [...]

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Disneyland Resort: The Sailing Ship Columbia

One great excursion into the Frontierland of Disneyland Park takes us out on open waters—OK, maybe not-so-open waters—aboard a full-scale replica of the first American vessel to circumnavigate the globe. The original Columbia Rediviva left Boston Harbor in 1787 to “carry the Stars and Stripes around the World.” It returned to port after three years, [...]

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Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

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Please welcome our very special Guest today, Beth from A Disney Mom’s Thoughts! Beth is a devoted wife and a mom to three adorable boys and is also a full-time youth minister. She and her family visit Walt Disney World as often as possible! You can find Beth aboard Magical Blogorail Green. Opening in 1997 [...]

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Disneyland Paris: The Phantom Manor

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High atop Boot Hill, overlooking Frontierland, a.k.a. Thunder Mesa, at #DLRP Disneyland Park, sits the menacing Phantom Manor. The tale is told that long ago a gold mining mogul named Henry Ravenswood tapped Big Thunder Mountain clean. This angered the spirit of the Mountain who, in turn, caused an earthquake that took the life of [...]

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Disneyland Paris: Big Thunder Mountain

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One of my family’s favorite attractions in all the World is Magic Kingdom’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (BTMR). To me, it’s a classic coaster designed to thrill without being too intimidating—and that’s exactly what appeals to my younger two kids. It’s one ride the grownups and almost-grownup kid can go on together with the not-so-big [...]

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Disneyland Paris’ Space Mountain: Mission 2

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Space Mountain is an attraction that is featured at all Disney Parks, both in the United States and around the world. However, each locale puts its own unique twist to it, and the one at Disneyland Paris gives Guests an experience that will send them over the moon! Located in the Discoveryland section of the [...]

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Mosaic Reviews: The Classical Historian Medieval History Memory Game

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Whether you homeschool or place your kids in a traditional school, history is one subject that always seem to get a bad reputation! The most common complaint I hear from kids and from homeschooling parents is that it’s boring. Most curricula rely mainly on a very wordy textbook and simply suggest reading, discussion, and thought [...]

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Expedition Everest—Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Alrighty, we have learned while we played at Chester & Hester’s Dino-Rama, outrun extinction on DINOSAUR, and relaxed with a snack at the many eateries the Park has to offer. Let’s keep moving onward to the next Animal Kingdom adventure! Expedition Everest—Legend of the Forbidden Mountain is one of my favorite attractions in all of [...]

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Animal Kingdom’s DINOSAUR

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Please welcome back our wondeRful assistant, Tiffany, with a look at Animal Kingdom’s DINOSAUR! Shhhhhhh! This is secret! You have to travel back in time in your CTX Time Rover, pick up an iguanodon, and get back before the meteor—the one that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs—strikes Earth. Pretty simple, right? DINOSAUR takes its [...]

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The American Adventure Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase

Please welcome our very special Guest Mike from My Dreams of Disney! Mike is a long-time, dedicated Disney dad who has been featured here before and who co-hosts our Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia bloghop. You may also recognize him from Magical Blogorail Red and Chip and Company. Thanks for joining us again, Mike! The American Adventure [...]

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Make a Splash this Summer at SeaWorld Camps

MAKE A SPLASH WITH SEAWORLD CAMPS Get Up-Close Animal Experiences at SeaWorld Orlando Looking to expand interests this summer for [...]

Epcot World Showcase: Morocco Pavilion

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In 1777, the Kingdom of Morocco was the first country to officially recognize the United States of America as an [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Disney Couture

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MALEFICENT’s Elle Fanning Visits Disneyland

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Actress Elle Fanning, who plays the iconic role of Aurora in Disney Studios’ upcoming live-action film, MALEFICENT, recently visited Disneyland [...]

Epcot World Showcase: France Pavilion

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Epcot World Showcase’s France Pavilion is a must-stop photo op. Showcasing La Belle Epoque of France, or Beautiful Age (1850 [...]

Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Epcot’s American Adventure Show

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about the American Adventure Show at Epcot? In order to maintain [...]