From the moment the lights go down, the excitement from the crowd for the Main Street Electrical parade grows. It reaches a fever pitch when you begin to hear the strangely addictive sounds of the Baroque Hoedown become audible and Mickey Mouse on the parade’s title float becomes visible. To purchase a print or digital
Nothing quite compares to Tomorrowland at night in the Magic Kingdom. The place comes alive with a kinetic energy not felt during the day. The Background Music seems to deeper and more palpable, the neon glows vibrantly, and the Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover quietly glides by overhead. No other land in the Magic Kingdom has
I imagine, the time period of this statue being right around the time of Walt’s death. In this interpretation of the statue, I imagine Walt saying, “Mickey, go forth and lead our Kingdom.” Mickey undoubtedly personifies the spirit of Walt Disney, and through him, the Disney Kingdom has prospered and grown far beyond Walt’s wildest
At Space Mountain, a rocket-ship blasts off after the recent refurbishment to the attraction that brought in a new queue, some new effects, and an impressive new post-show. While the refurb didn’t bring exceptional on-ride audio, on-ride audio was added a few months later.
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Now is the scene in the trip report, were this a movie, where the pages would start to fall off the calendar, and the seasons would change in a series of frames dissolved through the frame. You wouldn’t have many calendar pages fall or much of a season change, though, as we were home for
Just a heads up for those who have been ignoring the Coast-to-Coast Disney Trip Report because it has only been focusing on Disneyland: the Walt Disney World leg of the trip report begins tonight!
Nothing is quite as special as closing time in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Although Walt never walked this sidewalk, the place takes on a new life at night, at a time when you can really feel “close” to the history of the park and its founder’s legacy.
Spring is a beautiful time at Epcot in Walt Disney World. The topiaries and flowers are in full bloom as Epcot comes to life with vibrant colors and excellent demonstrations from HGTV and other horticulturists.
Time to kick your Friday off with a bang! There is nothing quite like a Magic Kingdom fireworks show, and of those shows, the Summer Nightastic! Fireworks were about as good as they get. Filled with perimeter bursts and an astounding Castle battle that caused the Castle to burst into flames, the Summer Nightastic Fireworks
One of my favorite things to collect is Disney-produced books that you would find for sale exclusively in the theme parks. I find them to be the perfect thing to lounge around and read outside on a lazy Saturday, something to peruse on the plane, or even something to set on the coffee table. Looking