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Snack Attack! 15 Must-Try Savory and Sweet Signature Theme Park Treats

After a long day of rides, even the most conscientious eater would agree that nothing hits the spot quite like a one-of-a-kind theme park snack. And in fact, over the years, some parks have developed signature sweet treats and savory sides that have become legendary must-haves; essential elements of

The 9 MOST Immersive Disney Attractions

Sometimes, when you’re on a Disney ride, you buy into the illusion completely. You forgot about the rest of the world for a time, escaping into this detailed alternate reality. It’s an escapist fantasy come to life. Which ones are the bests at making you suspend disbelief? I have some thoughts. Here

Disney Has Other Theme Parks Absolutely Trounced in This One Area...

It is a good time to be Disney. Despite some rocky seasons for attendance and media coverage, Disney is entering something of a banner season. They successfully launched Disney+, introduced a whole new transportation method to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the Skyliner, and after a bumpy

The Most Iconic Attractions at Every Disney Park

Last year, I wrote about my choices for the Mount Rushmore of Disney attractions, which is part of a thought experiment that reduces a wide-ranging topic to a limit of four selections. I’m going to modify the exercise this time to make it a bit more open-ended. Rather than focus on all of Disney, I

7 Ways Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Completely Surprised Us

The opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Walt Disney World caught us off-guard in more ways than one… Disney’s most ambitious land to date came with unprecedented anticipation and expected criticism. In the year leading up to opening day at Disneyland on May 31st, 2019, no one knew

16 'Easter Eggs' of Closed Classics Hidden in the Rides that Replaced Them

As long-time Disney and Universal fans know all too well, even the most beloved rides don't last forever. In fact, Imagineering afficianados may have already scoured our collection of Lost Legends – the definitive, full stories of forgotten fan favorites and closed classics from around the globe.

The 7 Most Romantic Walt Disney World Hotels

Walt Disney World isn’t merely a family vacation location! I realize that this statement won’t shock most of you, yet the perception persists in the mainstream media. People associate Disney with parents and their children, ignoring the fact that a trip to Orlando can be a marvelous couples getaway

If You Love Disney's World Showcase, You Have to Visit These Eight US Theme Park Restaurants

There’s no question that Disney is in something of a league of their own when it comes to theme park dining. The vast majority of theme park restaurants across the US fit a familiar mold offering safe classics likely to please families and picky eaters. Even at some of the top parks in the country,

AVENGERS: CUSTODY WAR - How Disney & Universal Co-Parent Theme Park Heroes

How, exactly, can Disney still not win back the theme park rights to their own $22 billion box office behemoth from their biggest competitors?

Can You Believe These 9 "Replacement" Rides Have OUTLIVED The Lost Legends They Replaced?

For almost as long as designers have been adding things to Disney Parks, they’ve been taking things away! In the name of progress, expansion, modernization, trends, or funding, sometimes beloved attractions are simply lost to time. As readers of our Lost Legends know, even Walt Disney World’s

Is Walt Disney World Only For Certain Personality Types?

It’s hard not to assume Walt Disney World is only for certain types of people…

The 7 Best Destinations in Florida for the Second Half of Your Disney Trip

For some people, it’s easy to take a week or a long weekend and head to Walt Disney World for a much-needed break from the everyday grind. For others, a vacation to that part of the country not only requires more planning, but it’s best served as part of a longer trip.

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