Watch the first showing of “Happily Ever After” in the Magic Kingdom

While we’re sad to see “Wishes” go, we are excited for the new fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. “Happily Ever After” uses some great technology, and the storytelling is awesome. I hope they bring back “Wishes” from time to time, like they do with fireworks shows in Disneyland, but, even […]

Vacationland – Fall 1971 – Inaugural Edition

Vacationland was a magazine published three times a year by Walt Disney World. It was distributed through hotels, motels, and tourist attractions and was targeted to the people vacationing throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Louisiana. This is the Inaugural Edition from Fall, 1971. It’s interesting to see the marketing of WDW and the partnerships Disney […]

Disney Will Stop Printing Disney Dollars This Week

When I was a kid I loved Disney Dollars. For those unfamiliar, they’re Disney’s paper notes that look like real money and feature cartoon characters such as Mickey Mouse and Dumbo on the front. They’re only good at Disney Parks and stores, making them essentially like gift certificates. But Disney will stop printing Disney Dollars […]

Disneyland and California Adventure Guidemaps – February 2016

Well, these aren’t that old. But they are from our trip to Disneyland last month. I’m not thrilled with the cover of either guidemap, but they’re still Disney guidemaps, so I love them. 🙂 You can download the full PDF of the Disneyland guidemap here, and the California Adventure guidemap can be downloaded here.

8 Photos That Make Us Fall In Love With World of Motion All Over Again « Disney Parks Blog

Although it’s now just a part of Epcot’s history, World of Motion was one of the park’s original attractions that guests flocked to on opening day. The attraction, then sponsored by General Motors, took guests on a time travel journey through the history of transportation – man’s foibles and triumphs in designing new vehicles, the […]