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Walt Disney World Discount Tricks Revealed

December 20, 2012 at 4:02 am | 9 Comments

You probably know that you can get a sizable discount on your Walt Disney World or Disney resort room or vacation package most of the year, barring certain busy weeks, but did you know there…


Let’s Go On Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

December 19, 2012 at 4:05 am | 5 Comments

There’s one ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom which has earned the lion’s share of attention since the park opened. In today’s From The Mouth Of The Mouse, I chat with Cynthia, who worked the Kilimanjaro…


MiceAge Disney Newsletter: Christmas Crowds, Autotopia Rumors, Disneyland Dogs and More

December 19, 2012 at 4:01 am | 3 Comments

Brad Paisley performs in Disney California Adventure, tunaburgers return and the Autopia might be doomed!  All this and more Disney and theme park news in today’s MiceChat round up.  How do you visit Disneyland with…

Communicore Weekly – Viewliner with Bob Gurr, Disneyland: The First Quarter Century, Test Track

December 18, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 5 Comments

Welcome to the latest Communicore Weekly, where we talk about the Viewliner with a special guest, Disneyland: The First Quarter Century, and Test Track DISNEY HISTORY! – What’s that strange looking train thing? Learn all…


Universal Orlando Resort Christmas Construction Cavalcade

December 18, 2012 at 6:50 am | 13 Comments

Christmas is in full swing at the Universal Orlando Resort.  While the Macy’s holiday parade is performed on a daily basis, construction continues full steam ahead on projects like the Transformers ride, Gringotts bank coaster…


Airing of Grievances – Disney World Scorecard

December 18, 2012 at 4:33 am | 47 Comments

A faux holiday famously invented for the Seinfeld TV show, Festivus includes a bare aluminum pole in place of a Christmas tree, a Feat of Strength wrestling match, and an Airing of Grievances at which…


Disneyland explores the Realms of Fantasy and gets ready for 2013

December 17, 2012 at 5:05 am | 31 Comments

The Disney Gallery on Main Street, U.S.A. has opened a new exhibit exploring the various “Realms of Fantasy” at Disney’s theme parks, including the New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World in Florida. Meanwhile, construction continues…


More Vintage 1971 Walt Disney World Photos

December 17, 2012 at 4:01 am | 16 Comments

Last week, we ran some great vintage Walt Disney World photos from Trevor Clor. You all liked them so much that I’ve got even more for you this week! These photos were taken by Trevor’s grandparents,…


Disney World’s Reluctant Dragon

December 16, 2012 at 4:02 am | 30 Comments

Well, it’s official. The “largest expansion ever in Magic Kingdom history,” New Fantasyland, is open and the holiday season crowds have descended upon it. If you’re visiting the Vacation Kingdom of the World anytime soon,…


Gingerbread House at Walt Disney World Boardwalk Resort

December 16, 2012 at 4:01 am | 1 Comment

Disney’s Boardwalk Resort features a Gingerbread display with a little bit of a mischievous side.  On the far left is the Gingerbread House that Stitch has taken over.  Let’s hope he hasn’t replaced the Gingerbread smell with…


Knoebels Amusement Park Offers Pennsylvania Thrills

December 15, 2012 at 4:02 am | 14 Comments

It’s been awhile since Sir Clinksalot posted a trip report from his epic East Coast Theme Park Trip. We’re glad he’s back this week, because he treats us to these photos from a very charming…


Disney Review: Dick Tracy and Heavyweights

December 15, 2012 at 4:01 am | 3 Comments

Two New Blu-Ray Releases came out from Disney this week, and both are movies I absolutely loved as a kid. But do they still hold up today? Dick Tracy came out not too long after…


Disneyland Resort Serves Up a Surprise Christmas Concert with Brad Paisley, Dick Van Dyke at Candlelight, and More Rain

December 14, 2012 at 4:03 am | 23 Comments

A wild, wet, whacky week at the Disneyland resort brings concerts, Christmas, and rain.  Rain hit the parks Wednesday and Thursday this week putting a damper on activities at Disneyland. But the show went on…


Canine Angels Wag Hearts at Disneyland

December 14, 2012 at 4:02 am | 18 Comments

You’ve no doubt seen them around the park – a Dog, wearing a uniform, acting as assistant to another guest with a disability.  The animal seems so well trained and attentive.  Fighting the urge to…


The Original Test Track Presented by General Motors

December 14, 2012 at 12:26 am | 13 Comments

The new Test Track Presented by Chevrolet opened this month. Yesterland takes you back to the original Test Track Presented by General Motors. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The Original Test Track Presented by General Motors.…


Walt Disney World testing FastPass Plus

December 13, 2012 at 4:03 am | 47 Comments

The Walt Disney World Resort is holding a third test of its FastPass+ system from December 11th to 15th.  The new reservation system allows Guests to prebook FastPass tickets in advance of their park visit.…


SAMLAND: Notes from Walt Disney World

December 13, 2012 at 4:02 am | 19 Comments

Like many dedicated Disneylanders, every now and again I must visit that other Mecca of theme parks… Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. So bear with me as I travel through six theme parks in…


Be Our Guest Restaurant Review: Luxurious Lunch and Disappointing Dinner

December 13, 2012 at 4:00 am | 4 Comments

Disney’s Be Our Guest restaurant review. To say I was excited over the opening of the Fantasyland expansion is probably an understatement, but what I was looking forward to most was the new Be Our…

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Disney News Update: Atlantis to Christmas, We Have You Covered

December 12, 2012 at 4:01 am | No Comments

Welcome back to the MiceChat weekly Round Up. Lots of Disney news to uncover today. Should Candlelight at Disneyland move indoors?  Will there be a new Fantasmic for the 60th anniversary of Walt’s original Magic…


MiceChat Podcast #4: Star Wars, Marvel, Cars Land and Competition

December 12, 2012 at 4:00 am | 10 Comments

Join Al Lutz, Dusty Sage and Doug Barnes as we get you caught up on all the biggest news and gossip in the Disney and theme park worlds: – Disney’s owership of Marvel Comics and…