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  • Rumor: “The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic” show closing September 5?

    Based on FastPass+ availability on My Disney Experience, it appears that The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom may not be shown after September 5. There are no FastPasses available after that date. The show was seemingly thrown together hastily when it became clear that Rivers of Light would not be […]

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    #FigmentFriday: The Flight to Imagination

    The opening act of the original Journey into Imagination was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. Shortly after boarding your omnimover ride vehicle, you entered the clouds. There, guests spotted the silhouette of an eclectic blimp-like machine with a vacuum on the front and bagpipe on the rear. We were greeted by the affable voice of […]

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    Top 3 Ways Walt Disney World Honors U.S. Military Veterans

    Walt Disney World has always been uniquely American with its patriotism.  When Walt first designed the resort, the Magic Kingdom was going to resemble Disneyland and have architectural cues from its California counterpart on its Main Street, U.S.A. depicting a typical American Midwestern small town.  Additional areas not found in Disneyland were built to further cement the resort’s American roots, most notably Liberty Square showing off […]

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    Disneyland Area Hotel Reviews & Rankings

    This ranks & reviews the best and worst hotels in Anaheim near Disneyland, with pros & cons for each. Room photos and a numerical score factoring walking distance, average prices, room quality & size, and amenities (such as free breakfast, …

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    Disneyland Area Hotel Reviews & Rankings

    This post ranks & reviews the best and worst hotels near Disneyland, with pros & cons for each. Room photos, average prices, parking & WiFi charges, breakfast info, walking distance to the parks times, and other info is also included. Basically, my opinions on the hotel, plus all of the important objective details that will […]

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    Disneyland Resort Eastern Gateway Expansion

    Ahead of Star Wars Land and other expansion, Disneyland Resort has filed documents with Anaheim for its Eastern Gateway project, which is the largest infrastructure project in Anaheim’s Resort District in 20 years, and will include a new parking structure with 6,800 spaces, a new transportation hub, security point, and an elevated pedestrian bridge. The new transportation facility will […]

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  • New arrangements to be made for Main Street Electrical Parade dining package

    Back in June, Walt Disney World announced a dining package at Tony’s Town Square with reserved viewing for the Main Street Electrical Parade.  Just last night, it was announced that the Main Street Electrical Parade will be leaving the Magic Kingdom October 9 to head for Disneyland.  In light of this news, Disney will be […]

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    Elena of Avalor Royal Welcome held at the Magic Kingdom today

    The Disney Parks Blog hosted a live stream this morning of the “Elena of Avalor Royal Welcome” at the Magic Kingdom. The stream started with 15 minutes of interviews and then at 11:00 ET, the Royal Welcome began. The pre-show portion began with the hosts saying that if the hashtag #ElenaOfAvalorLIVE got enough mentions on […]

  • Disneyland to build new parking structure and transportation hub

    The Disneyland Resort has filed plans for a new transportation hub and parking structure project east of the resort on Manchester Avenue. The new 7-level parking structure is set to be built where the Pumbaa parking lot is now.  At 6,800 space it will be smaller than the current 10,000 space Mickey & Friends Parking […]

  • Train station near Disneyland Paris shut down due to suspicious package

    A suspicious package was found tonight, August 10, inside the Marne-de-la-Vallee train station, which services Disneyland Paris. The package was found a little after 8:00pm, and the station was shut down as a precaution. The alert was “scaled down” by 11:00pm, though the station remained closed and officers were still on the scene. The same […]