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May the Fourth Be With You!

May the Fourth be with you! Even as Walt Disney World and Disneyland are closed–and by extension, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge–we’re excited to celebrate the day that honors the Star Wars media franchise created by George Lucas–as it has been physically built in the parks by Imagineering. (Updated May 4, 2020.) We have over 100

Ducks of Disney: Donald’s Dynasty

If you’ve visited Walt Disney World, Disneyland, or the international parks, you’ve likely seen ducks–and we’re not just talking Donald or Scrooge McDuck back in Toontown. Disney’s parks are home to a wide range of waterfowl, and in this post, we’ll pay tribute to these awesome aquatic birds via photos. While ducks will be the

The Fluffy Duffy Monorail is Cute & Sweet

If you’ve ever thought, “the monorail is fun, but I’d rather the highway in the sky have its Duffy-factor dialed up to 11,” then the Duffy & Friends Resort Liner servicing Tokyo Disneyland is for you! This Duffy-themed monorail features a wrap with Duffy & Friends on the outside, and interior cabins styled to Duffy,

Contemporary Resort at Christmas

As our tour of Walt Disney World hotels at Christmas-time continues, we continue in the Magic Kingdom area. At Contemporary Resort, we’ll take a look at the Cinderella Castle gingerbread display, outdoor icon tree, and holiday decorations at the hotel. (Updated November 5, 2019.) This continues as we attempt to expand upon our Free Self-Guided Walt

The History of EPCOT Center

Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center opened on October 1, 1982. This page takes a look at the history of EPCOT Center, featuring photos of many extinct attractions, and more. While EPCOT Center opened in 1982, its history goes back much further. EPCOT (which stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) was a personal vision of Walt

Before Sunrise in Magic Kingdom

Last week, we set out for Magic Kingdom shortly before 6 a.m. for morning Extra Magic Hours. After breezing through bag check and the turnstiles, a small group of dedicated Walt Disney World guests waited in front of the floral Mickey to enter and beat the hordes of spring breakers that would later descend upon

Grand Floridian at Christmas

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the next stop in the Magic Kingdom area on our tour of Walt Disney World hotels at Christmas. In this post, we’ll take a look at the iconic gingerbread house, the resort’s towering icon tree, and the other elegant decorations at WDW’s flagship resort. A visit to the Grand