Tag Archives: Parks/ Attractions

Disneyland Resort: Matterhorn Bobsleds

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Ever seeking ways to improve, or plus, his theme park, the gears of Walt Disney’s imagination never ceased to crank. While on vacation in Europe on the set of the 1959 film, Third Man on the Mountain, Walt took in the majesty of the mountain on which he stood, and pieces of the what-to-build-next puzzle [...]

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Space Mountain

Space Mountain photos via Disney’s PhotoPass Space Mountain was one of the first major attractions to debut at Walt Disney World Resort rather than at Disneyland. When it opened in December of 1974, it captured the spirit of the international space race that was occurring at the time, and it was a perfect fit for [...]

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The Emporium

Photo via Disney Made Simple Whether your kids are homeschooled or attend traditional school, they all need new clothing and supplies for the upcoming term. Imagine going back-to-school shopping in Small Town, U.S.A., in 1863. You’d likely head somewhere similar to Magic Kingdom’s Emporium. Walt Disney World Imagineers build nothing without a story. Believe it [...]

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Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland Expansion

Our terrific assistant, Tiffany, has brought us another great post today with a thorough look (in text and photography) at the new Fantasyland expansion at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Be sure to join us tomorrow as we hop aboard Magical Blogorail Yellow. We’ll be talking about the new Fantasyland experiences we’re most looking forward [...]

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Disney Channel Rocks!

I’ve heard it said that Tinseltown is one big party. Well, Disney’s Hollywood Studios knows how to party too. Several times throughout the day, Disney Channel Rocks! Sing and dance to your favorite songs from Disney Channel original movies and television series in front of the Sorcerer Mickey hat. It’s the best of both worlds [...]

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Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream

Walt once said, “I hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” But in reality, it was all started by a man named Walt Disney, the original character who was full of imagination and innovation. Disney’s Hollywood Studios features a special attraction called Walt Disney: [...]

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Wordless Wednesday

  This week’s theme: Disney Park Wienies Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

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The Great Movie Ride

Today’s post is brought to us by very special Guest Tanya! Tanya is a homeschooled high school student and is also the younger sister of our wonderful assistant Tiffany! Please give Tanya a warm welcome today and let her know how much you enjoyed the article by leaving her a comment below. Thanks! Lights—Camera—Action! Step [...]

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The Magic of Disney Animation

Disney’s animated films are often considered classics, ranging from fairy tales to groundbreaking films. Disney’s Hollywood Studios offers a view into how these animated classics are made. At The Magic of Disney Animation, a Disney animator welcomes you into a small theater, and with the help of Mushu, explains the process of developing characters. The [...]

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Night skies burst with color over Disney’s Hollywood Studios when Mickey Mouse, aka the Sorcerer’s Apprentice, directs an orchestrated battle between good and evil. Lights, lasers, pyrotechnics, and water animation and choreography combine in a shimmering display of sights and sounds in Fantasmic! The 25-minute show utilizes over one million gallons of water and features [...]

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Epcot World Showcase: Canada Pavilion

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The Canada Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase gives Guests a glimpse at the splendor that lies North of America’s border. [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Disney Characters on Parade

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Festival of Fantasy Parade at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Park Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Japan Pavilion Torii Gate

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The red torii gate in the lagoon near Epcot’s Japan Pavilion resembles others found throughout the country of Japan. The [...]

Epcot World Showcase: China Pavilion

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Ni hao, hello! When Walt Disney World’s Epcot opened in 1982, special ceremonies spotlighted various attractions, and the China Pavilion [...]

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 [...]