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SeaWorld Summer Nights Kickoff and Explosive New Shamu Rocks

As summer kicks off in Orlando, it is time once again to experience SeaWorld Summer Nights. And this year, with Antarctica, and an explosive new ending to Shamu Rocks, we have a lot to...

Walt Disney Studios Dedicates Soundstage to Annette Funicello

Yesterday, in a small ceremony inside the Walt Disney Studios, Soundstage 1 was rededicated as the Annette Funicello Stage. Arguably the most popular Mouskateer, Annette commanded a sizable crowd of fellow Mousketeers, Disney dignitaries,...

Universal Orlando Goes Old School with Cabana Bay Beach Resort

With Transformers now open and thrilling N.E.S.T. recruits, Universal is moving furiously to complete its Springfield expansion. And, we take our first look at what the family suites at Cabana Bay Beach Resort will...

Disney California Adventure rolls out the red carpet for “The Lone Ranger” world premiere...

Disney California Adventure rolled out the red carpet over the weekend for the World Premiere of Disney's new action-adventure film, The Lone Ranger. Saturday's star-studded event included the likes of film stars Johnny...

Podcast – Transformers The Ride Grand Opening Special

As we're sure you know, Universal Orlando officially opened their new Transformers The Ride 3D attraction to the public on Thursday the 20th of June. As part of the event, they had a gala event...

SeaWorld San Diego Aquatica Makes A Splash

Welcome to the second part of our Aquatica San Diego update, the first being coverage of the opening ceremony. In this update, we’ll be taking an in-depth look around the park, including all of...

Local Authorities Cause Headaches for Disneyland Paris

The local authorities near Disneyland Paris have been causing some issues for the park recently. Apparently they have set up a radar speed trap on the main road leading into the park. Other officials...

Busch Gardens Tampa Summer Nights

Summer is here and Busch Gardens' annual Summer Nights promotion is in full swing. Now through August 18, the park is open until 9:00pm Sunday though Thursday, and until 10:00pm Friday and Saturday. The...

Updated: Full Throttle Grand Opening Celebration at Six Flags Magic Mountain

On June 21st, Six Flags Magic Mountain held its Media Day for Full Throttle. After a few hiccups in the morning, (as media days can often have) the ride launched with a great opening...

Disneyland Resort Prepares To Roll Out Red Carpet For The Lone Ranger

Disney California Adventure is getting ready to host the world premiere of Disney's The Lone Ranger. We've got the scoop and photos for you. In the meantime, the resort has found an acceptable solution to...

Dateline Disney World: Magic Kingdom Perks Up

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! I have to apologize for heading to Magic Kingdom again this week, but Starbucks on Main Street USA has opened, and was most definitely the biggest news...

Is Disney Building a New Theme Park in Texas?

Disney theme park rumors have been smoldering in the Lone Star State for a long time. Texans hear from their friends or business associates that Disney is building a theme park in Texas. What’s...

Universal Orlando Transformers The Ride 3D Grand Opens with Star-Filled Event

Universal Orlando Resort officially opened Transformers : The Ride 3-D today, June 20, 2013. We've been reporting on Transformers on Micechat since walls went up around the formers Sound Stage 44 last year (Rumors Abound...

Mom, Can My Friend Go To Disney With Us?

If you've been following Park Wise this year, you've no doubt seen photos of my little mouseketeers. The adorable and sassy princess-turned-pirate is my niece. She travels with us at least once a year,...

Epcot: Exceptional, Acceptable, and Regrettable

Epcot has long been a favorite of mine. As you can imagine, I have been somewhat obsessed with Walt’s original vision, if you know what I mean (I did write the book Walt and the...

Disney Cruise Line, Cruising For The First Time

Are you an avid cruiser? If you are anything like I was, odds are you’ve never really considered Disney Cruise Line as an option to take before. In fact, I never thought about cruising...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No. 12 – 1991 Fast Wireframe Design

Want to know how Disney Imagineering works? Disney legend, Bob Gurr, takes us back to his days working at Disneyland. He has spun the Wheel of Years and landed on 1991 to talk about...

Universal Orlando Resort Update: The Mad Dash to the Transformers Grand Opening

Transformers the Ride: 3-D officially opens this Thursday, June 20th.  While all the focus will be on the newest addition to the Universal Orlando Resort, last minute projects are being completed elsewhere in the...

Magic Kingdom Starbucks Main Street Bakery Opens Today

Tuesday, June 18th marks the official re-opening of the iconic Main Street Bakery at the Magic Kingdom.  This classic Magic Kingdom location for sweet treats and drinks has been closed for the last few...

Disney D23 Launches All New Website and Free Memberships

There are hundreds of fan sites dedicated to covering Disney and the Disney Universe that are run and operated by Disney fans. In 2009, Disney themselves jumped into the online fan space with D23,...