Tom Bricker Archive

2019-2020 Disney World Refurbishment Calendar

Rides and other attractions need to close from time to time at Walt Disney World for refurbishments including routine maintenance, safety upgrades, and improvements. This post offers a schedule of closures for 2019-2020 at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom. (Updated October 17, 2019.) While no one wants attraction closures during their visit,

Skyliner Reopening with Modifications & Upgrades

Walt Disney World’s Skyliner gondola system reopens today with modified hours following a week of downtime. This follows last weekend’s malfunction that caused cabins to smash into one another at the Riviera Resort station, resulting in aerial evacuations after some guests had been stranded for three hours. We spotted the Skyliner testing all lines numerous

1-Day Epcot Itinerary & Ideal Day Plan

This Epcot touring plan details our itinerary for a perfect day in Walt Disney World’s second theme park. It offers step-by-step strategy to minimize time waiting in lines for rides, avoiding crowds, seeing shows, dining at the best restaurants, and enjoying World Showcase’s atmosphere. (Updated October 12, 2019.) This post continues our series of Walt Disney