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Knotts Merry Farm Delivers Down Home Christmas Cheer

No other park offers a Christmas celebration quite like Knott's Berry Merry Farm. Their particular mix of down-home charm, mouthwatering munchies, and live entertainment remains a unique Southern California gem that must be experienced....

Yesterland: Happiest Turkeys on Earth

It’s 2005 at Yesterland. You can visit two turkeys here—37-pound Marshmallow and 35-pound Yam. They look like regular farm-raised turkeys, albeit very large ones. But these gobblers have bragging rights—especially one of them.   Read the...

Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party

If one was to look for a story that sums up this time of year for many people, they would not have to go much farther than the novella of Mister Charles Dickens, entitled...

Dining with Food Allergies – House of Blues

House of Blues is one of those often overlooked dining treasures at Downtown Disney.  The food is fantastic and the prices aren’t any higher than a typical Disney location.  While the Sunday gospel brunch...

Window to the Magic Podcast – Take a Discovery Stroll in DCA with Bryn

Take a stroll around DCA with Bryn as she goes outside of her comfort zone to experience some things she normally doesn't do... BE SURE TO SEND IN YOUR COMMENTS ABOUT THIS SHOW! Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link |...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.17 – Tivoli Gardens and the Genesis of Disneyland

Today's Wheel of Adventures has stopped at 2007, and off we go. . . In the years leading up to Walt Disney's construction of Disneyland, Walt did a lot of research on various amusement parks....

Gingerbread Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts

This week, we're taking a look at 4 of the WDW resorts and how they get all spruced up for the holidays. Well, that's gonna wrap things up for this week. We got rained...

Busch Gardens Tampa Christmas Town Sneak Peek

Busch Gardens Tampa is putting the finishing touches on this year's Christmas Town event. Let's take a look at the holiday trimmings and check in on the critters who call this delightful little park...

It’s A Disneyland Christmas As The Resort Gets Frozen Over

Howdy Disney Lovers!  In The Parks is filling in today for Dateline Disneyland today as Andy Castro enjoys D23's Destination D in Orlando.  There is plenty to take in this week as we traverse...

Queen Mary Improves Chill for Extra Holiday Cheer

Christmas has come ashore in Long Beach as the California-style holiday event, CHILL, returns for a third year at The Queen Mary.  Gilded with twinkling lights, the iconic smoke stacks of the luxury ocean...

Orlando has its Eye on you

On Halloween, the Orlando Eye celebrated a major construction milestone with the completion of the spoke installation of the inner wheel. This accomplishment cleared the way for work to begin on the outer wheel,...

Living the Low Life in Death Valley

Today Marc Ricketts presents a stunning photographic essay on California's Death Valley, the lowest, hottest and driest area in North America. Marc posits that Death Valley likely inspired Disney Imagineers on many of their...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #116 – News from Around the Universal Globe

Hello everyone, we have a news heavy show this week. You can be on the show, all you have to do is record us a little message telling us who you are, where you're from...

Universal Studios Hollywood Who-ing Christmas and Construction Antics

It's time to dive into movie magic today as we explore Universal Studios Hollywood.  There is an insane amount of information to cover this week, not the least of which is the construction of...

The Haunted Mansion Show: “Scary Tales”

Even though the scariest time of the year is over, we still have time for a story or two. Tonight, the Ghost Host and Madame Leota will supply you with more stories to make...

Yesterland: Carnation Plaza Gardens

Nestled between a medieval castle and a frontier stockade, Yesterland has an old-fashioned, open-air dance pavilion with a red-and-white canopy roof.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Carnation Plaza Gardens   When you are done reading, please...

Samland 2.0 – A BIG Day for the Walt Disney Company

While trolling through the archives, I came upon a treasure trove of press releases from April 1969. It was an important time. The passing of Walt Disney in late 1966 was still in the...

Holidays in Full Swing at Walt Disney World

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! 'Tis the season, and Walt Disney World is all decked out for the holidays, and over the next few weeks, we'll take a look at all of...

Holiday Gift Ideas

As I mentioned last time, the Holidays always seem to be the time that folks give just a bit more to people who need it. Sure, it’s better to give year round, but I...

Celebrate Marion Knott Montapert

Marion Knott Montapert April 22, 1922 – November 13, 2014 Marion Genevieve Knott was literally born into the amusement park business. As youngest daughter of Walter and Cordelia Knott, founders of Knott's Berry Farm, Marion was...