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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

Ranking the Modern E-ticket Attractions at Disneyland Resort

While Disney officially ended the E-ticket attraction many years ago, the concept persists to this day. In fact, Disney executives sometimes utilize this term to sell the idea that an upcoming attraction will dazzle guests. The title has become a marketing ploy of sorts, a way to differentiate the

Ranking the Original E-ticket Attractions at Disneyland

Disneyland wasn’t always an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet of theme park attractions. During its earliest days, the Happiest Place on Earth came with a pay-to-play system. Guests purchased a ticket for each individual ride, and so Disney sold ticket books once upon a time. During 1959, the first

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.

Disney Got Rid of These Attractions ... And Never Replaced Them

The Disney Parks are not museums, nor should they be. But, Disney sometimes disappoints us in other ways. Instead of taking out an aging attraction and replacing it with something shiny or new — and, instead of giving an old attraction a nice refurbishment — Disney will opt to simply rip something out of one of its parks without a planned replacement.

5 Ways Disney Manipulates Your Vacation Time

Here are five ways that Disney has tried to control park traffic.

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