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6 Things You Might Go to Disney 100 Times and Never Do

The Vacation Kingdom isn’t just great because of the awesome experiences it offers up — it’s also great because of just how many of those experiences there are in the first place. Even if you went every year for 100 years, you couldn’t see and do everything.

7 Things That ONLY Disney Parks Fans Understand (And That Leave First-Timers Confused)

If you’ve been a Disney Parks fan for long enough, there are certain things that are just facts; there are deeply layered reasons and nuances to explain why things are the way that they are. And because frequent visitors come to understand the methods behind the madness, we become blind to… well… weird things.

The Mount Rushmore of Universal Studios Rides

I recently discussed the Mount Rushmore of Walt Disney World attractions. That debate requires numerous ride exclusions due to the sheer volume of iconic Disney attractions. But how would we evaluate the other beloved theme park that competes with Disney? Here’s what I would place on Mount Rushmore

5 Holiday Events in Orlando that Aren’t at a Theme Park

You can only go to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party so many times. The gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is wonderful, but it’s a brief diversion. If you’re in Orlando for an extended period of time and you’re looking for some off-property holiday attractions, don’t worry — Central Florida is as Christmasy as it gets.

Behind the Ride: The Seas with Nemo & Friends

In the earliest days of Epcot, The Living Seas embodied all that elevated Imagineers above ordinary theme park designers. While it wasn’t quite what initial blueprints had suggested, this pavilion garnered lavish praise when it opened. But it became a standard aquarium over time, losing traffic

Turning Point: Disney Embraces the Force

With Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance open, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has finally become what Disney had promised in 2015. A Galaxy far, far away is officially the present and the future at Disney’s American theme parks. How smoothly have the parks transitioned to these unprecedented Star Wars Lands

5 Disney+ Documentaries We'd Binge-Watch RIGHT NOW

While The Mandalorian has gotten most of the attention from the Disney+ launch, the company included a whole slate of original content for debut on its new platform. Baby Yoda notwithstanding, the best of these new features was not the epic Star Wars western series, nor was it the strangely-meta High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

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

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