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From Mineral King to the Magic Kingdom: Startin' Up the Country Bear Jamboree

LOST LEGENDS: The Country Bear Jamboree: "Howdy folks! Welcome to the one and only, original, Country Bear Jamboree!" It's one of the most unusual and spectacular attractions in Disney history... and yet, it wasn't even supposed to play at Walt's theme parks! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the cross-country tale of how this rootin' tootin' Audio Animatronic musical revue came to be, and where it almost went instead...

Forget the Twilight Zone. Tokyo DisneySea's TOWER OF TERROR is Unlike Any Other. Here's Its Story.

MODERN MARVELS: Tokyo DisneySea's Tower of Terror: Forget everything you know about the Hollywood Tower Hotel, Halloween 1939, and an elevator that travels directly to the Twilight Zone. In this incredible in-depth story, we'll explore the origins of Disney's attempts at a drop ride, then see how the Tower you know was reinvented from scratch at Tokyo DisneySea with an unbelievable original story creating a new classic.

These 10 Disney "Mountains" Were All CANCELLED. Which One Would You Still Like to See Today?

POSSIBILITYLAND: Never-Built Disney Mountains: If there's one thing Disney Parks thrill-seekers know to look for, it's a mountain peak. After all, since Disneyland's first decade, the connection between Disney and its mountainous thrills has become second nature. But these ten Disney peaks never saw the light of day... Would-be wonders, almost-headliners, and could-be classics, these towering mountains could've changed Disney Parks forever...

Peaks of Imagineering: The 12 Best Disney "Mountain" E-Tickets Across the Globe

In this special countdown, we'll conquer the 12 headlining Disney Parks attractions built around "mountains" to see which peaks truly come out on top.

This Modern Marvel is Disney's Best Ride EVER... And You've Probably Never Ridden It!

MODERN MARVELS: Journey to the Center of the Earth: Buried deep within the subterranean catacombs under Tokyo DisneySea reside the beautiful, thrilling, harrowing mysteries of the unknown. Across the globe, Disney Parks fans call this Modern Marvel the best 21st century dark ride on Earth; a living example of what Imagineering can do. Join us on a journey through the history of Disney Parks strained relationship with the fantasies of Jules Verne and on to the Center of the Earth!

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.

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: 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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