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Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World Royal Rumble: Round 1

Let’s take a look at three of the best attractions at Disney to decide which park has the better rides.

If You've Ever Walked In To a Disney Park, You've Probably Passed Dozens of These...And Never Even Noticed!

Anyone who’s ever visited a Disney Park knows exactly the kind of magic, mystery, and wonder that awaits within… For everyone else, Disney Parks Attraction Posters were developed to do just what movie posters do: to entice, excite, and inform. In this special feature, we'll look into the poster art of Disney Parks and highlight some of our favorite ride collections.

How to Build the Ultimate Disney Survival Kit

What do you really need to bring with you on a Disney day?

Behind the Ride: California Screamin'

This beast looks like wood but drives like steel. It’s an anchor attraction at what many consider a lesser gate. It explodes into movement but then never goes any faster, reaching peak velocity after only four seconds. Yes, California Screamin’ is a ride with many incongruities; it’s also a badass

25 Years Ago, All of These Disney Parks Projects Were Cancelled. Here’s What Could’ve Been.

Today, celebrations are in full swing for Disneyland Paris' 25th Anniversary! The biggest and most ambitious of Michael Eisner's big and ambitious projects, EuroDisneyland changed everything... and that's not necessarily a good thing. When Paris' finances faltered and the overbuilt resort went belly-up in 1992, Eisner became wary of any large-scale investment, leading to these crippling Cancellations, Closures, and Cop-Outs. Imagine what would've been...

These 10 Classic Disney Rides Have Amazing "Spiritual Sequels" You Might Not Think About...

Despite not sharing a single setting, story, or common character, classic Disney Parks rides around the globe are nonetheless connected to "spiritual sequels" sharing their elements, themes, and styles. Subtle successors, these must-see ride relationships allow new attractions to be born from timeless tropes. Which of these "spiritual sequels" would you most like to ride?

The Ride Count Countdown: How Disney & Universal Parks Stack Up

The best theme parks are balanced places, where rides, shows, restaurants, stories, walkthroughs, dark rides, and thrills coexist. But when it comes to your favorite can't-miss, must-see theme park experiences, chances are that rides make up the bulk of the list. How many rides does your favorite Disney or Universal park really have, though? Which resorts have the most sheer rides? The numbers may surprise you...

Lost Legends: Why Disney Designed, Dropped-In, then Disassembled California Adventure's Tower of Terror

LOST LEGENDS: The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: Hollywood, 1939... Submitted for your approval, the curious case of the Hollywood Tower Hotel, a beacon of Imagineering and storytelling; equal parts subtle, eerie, thrilling, and brilliant, the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure served as a model for an unprecedented park's rebirth. Tonight's story chronicles the before, during, and after of this toppled E-Ticket.

Behind the Ride: Soarin' Around the World

Here are three more mind-blowing facts about the conversion from Soarin’ Over California to Soarin’ Around the World.

Lost Legends: How California Adventure's One Soarin' Success Spread Around The World

LOST LEGENDS: Soarin' Over California: When California Adventure opened, successes were few and far between. But the ride's starring E-Ticket was Soarin' Over California, a hang-gliding adventure that proved so popular, it spread across the globe. Take flight on this lost wonder and explore the in-depth story behind its creation, what it was like to ride, how it spread Around the World, and why it's gone today.

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