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
It’s been a while since our last Walt Disney World news & rumors round-up, so we’re back with the latest on transportation (both bus and Skyliner), new dining, Test Track’s 2020 closure, and tales of mystery and (journey into) imagination–including both Figment’s new “ride” and a true WDW crime caper! We’ll start with Epcot, which is going
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
This post highlights the best viewing spots for the Epcot Forever fireworks at Walt Disney World, which recently replaced Illuminations. Here we will provide some general tips about the best locations, and point out the best of these on a map of World Showcase. (Updated October 13, 2019.) I’ve watched and photographed Epcot’s fireworks way
Here we cover the pros and cons of Epcot’s rides and shows, must-dos, and more. If you’re visiting Walt Disney World, you need to know which attractions to prioritize, and what to skip. This Epcot ride guide offers reviews & numerical scores for every major attraction in Future World and World Showcase, plus entertainment info.
Epcot Forever is Walt Disney World’s newest nighttime spectacular, temporarily bridging the gap between IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, and HarmonioUS, which will debut in 2020. This review of the new show will take a long and rambling path that discusses the past, present, and my personal ruminations on EPCOT Center. It’s always interesting to look
Happy anniversary, Epcot! On this day in 1982, Walt Disney World held the grand opening for EPCOT Center. Fittingly, today the park unveils two new experiences celebrating its past, present, and future. In this post, we’ll take a look around Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience, and preview the new Epcot Forever nighttime spectacular.
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
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival runs from March 4, 2020 to June 1, 2020 at Walt Disney World. This guide covers info about this spring event, our tips & tricks for making the most of it, what to expect, and how to maximize your time & money. (Updated September 24, 2019.) We visit Epcot
Our 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival ultimate guide provides tips, dining reviews, and info about Walt Disney World’s foodie event, lasting 87 days and running now through November 23, 2019! (Updated September 22, 2019.) Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival is one of Walt Disney World’s most popular events of the year, and we’ve
Background music is one of the things that gives atmosphere to each land at Walt Disney World, yet is often overlooked. Disney’s best background music does a great job of setting the mood, and most guests would notice if it was not there, but it’s not something ordinary guests actively give much attention. For better or worse,