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MiceChat Cruise on the Disney Wonder, Day Six

December 23, 2012 at 4:02 am | 9 Comments

All good things must come to an end, and alas, this applies to the recent MiceChat cruise on the Disney Wonder. Today, BC_DisneyGeek shares the final installment of his photo documentation of this incredible journey.…


Gingerbread Carousel and Holiday Goodies of Disney World’s Beach Club Resort

December 23, 2012 at 4:01 am | 3 Comments

Disney’s Beach Club Resort features a unique holiday display – a moving carousel made of Gingerbread!  The Gingerbread Carousel is located in the middle of the Resort lobby and is surrounded by additional decorations. Let’s…


Fort Wilderness Campground Christmas Display at the Walt Disney World Resort

December 23, 2012 at 4:00 am | 6 Comments

Every year, starting in November, the guests at Disney’s Ft. Wilderness Resort and Campground display elaborate Christmas and holiday decorations. Many guests and local families make the pilgrimage to the campground as part of their…


Knotts Berry Farm Merry Christmas

December 22, 2012 at 4:03 am | 16 Comments

Knotts Berry Farm knows how to turn on the Christmas cheer.  So much so that they actually change their name to Knott’s Merry Farm every year from Thanksgiving into the new year (November 22nd-Jan 6th…


Mystic Manor: The Back Story of Hong Kong Disneyland’s Newest Attraction

December 22, 2012 at 4:02 am | 15 Comments

Have you ever gazed upon an example of amazing Disney architecture and wondered where the inspiration came from for the Imagineers who created it? Today we’re lucky to hear the story and see actual photos…


In The Parks: Disneyland Resort Prepares for Final Week of the Holidays

December 21, 2012 at 4:03 am | 26 Comments

Disneyland always commands a certain amount of magic, but add a light misting of rain, as was the case off and on this week, and you have a transcendent, surreal playground.  As the fair weather…


Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom News and Construction

December 21, 2012 at 4:02 am | 17 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! Since I took off last week due to a nasty case of the flu, we’ve got lots to cover at the Magic Kingdom this week, so let’s get…

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LuminAria — “See the Holidays in a whole new light”

December 20, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 6 Comments

LuminAria premiered at Disney’s California Adventure on November 9, 2001. It was the new park’s first Christmas.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: LuminAria.   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.


Notes from Disney World Part Two

December 20, 2012 at 4:03 am | 18 Comments

Time to return to the right coast (WDW and Universal) and work out my Demons of Happiness that author Ray Bradbury once spoke of. I bring to this challenge my bias as a native Southern…


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…


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…


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…

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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…


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…


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.…