If you need a break from the ‘full on’ activity of the Theme Parks, consider visiting the tranquil little town of Celebration, situated to the south of US192, around the I4 area.
Celebration was originally developed by Walt Disney but... Viewed 2226 times.
As you walk around any of the Disney theme parks, you can smell the aroma of delicious popcorn and the offerings from the various and varied restaurants. Here are a few suggestions for meals and snacks that you may enjoy on your days in the parks. Viewed 1915 times.
Wonder what Disney Springs is? Can’t find Downtown Disney anymore? Well, Disney Springs is the renamed Downtown Disney from September 2015! The whole area from West Side, Pleasure Island to the Marketplace has been revamped, costing millions of dolla... Viewed 1806 times.
Having visited the new Disney Springs in July 2016 mid afternoon, I was put off by the oppressive heat and humidity , it was no fun walking about in temps in the high 90s.
However in late Nov 16 and early Jan 2017 I revisited but this... Viewed 2831 times.
Continued from part 1
Character meet and greets at Disney' s Hollywood Studios are mostly scheduled appearances for which you will need to consult your park schedule. Be prepared to stand in line to meet Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and char... Viewed 2510 times.
One of the highlights of visiting Walt Disney world is meeting with Disney characters face to face, having your photograph taken and filling your autograph book. If this interests you then there are several different ways to experience this.
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Continued from part 1.
On leaving your vehicle, walk to the end of your row and wait behind the posts for the tram that will take you to the park entrance. Disney cast members will be on hand to ensure that you do not cross into the t... Viewed 1939 times.
The roads within Walt Disney World are often several lanes wide and they can get very busy, but on the plus side they are well surfaced and clearly sign posted. Speeding is most definitely frowned upon and it is not unusual see police with speed came... Viewed 2018 times.
If on a hot sunny afternoon in Florida you just want to relax and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks but you still want to be immersed in the Disney Magic then take a visit to Disney Springs ( Downtown Disney). There are plent... Viewed 2023 times.
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge -- part 4
The final part of this article will deal with the grounds and accommodation options at the Wilderness Lodge resort. As you may have gathered by now if you have read the previous three article... Viewed 2360 times.
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge -- part 3
I have left the best till last and that is Artist Point. Disney calls this a signature restaurant because it is one of their best. It is not cheap but if you want a special night out then you will no... Viewed 2359 times.
Disney's Wilderness Lodge -- part 2
In the first part of this article I had been describing the lobby so I will continue in that area. The next thing you will see at the back of the lobby area are the large windows that almost bring th... Viewed 2400 times.
Disney's Wilderness Lodge -- part 1
We have stayed here a few times and I can truly say that the really magical time is the Christmas season. The hotel is one of Disney’s better with regard to the architecture from my point of view. Ho... Viewed 2327 times.
In January 2015 we took our first ever cruise. It was a five day cruise aboard the Disney Wonder to Grand Cayman and Disney’s private island in the Caribbean, Castaway Cay, sailing from Miami.
I had always said that I would never crui... Viewed 2498 times.
Wathel Rogers was a founding member of WED’s model shop in 1954, having started with the company in 1939 as an animator. His two-week WED assignment to build architectural models fo... Viewed 2603 times.
Jack Lindquist was working for a Los Angeles advertising firm when Disneyland Park officials contacted him to ask if he could recommend an advertising firm when Disneyland Park off... Viewed 2576 times.
A set designer with a degree in architecture, Richard “Dick” Irvine joined the studio iin 1942 and was chosen by Walt in 1953 to act as a liaison with the outside architectural fir... Viewed 2514 times.
DISNEYS WINDOWS part11
The winner of a soap-sculpting contest as a child, Blaine Gibson was actually an animator at the Studio when Walt recruited him in 1954 to sculpt for Disneyland Park after taking note... Viewed 2504 times.
DISNEYS WINDOWS part 10
Elias Disney, Walt and Roy’s father, became a contractor in Chicago in 1895. Starting out as a carpenter, he later built houses that were designed by his wife, Flora. He eventually bu... Viewed 2607 times.
Disneys windows part 9
An animation background painter at the Studio since 1935, Claude Coats went to work for WED in 1955. His first assignment was to create the model for Mr. Toads wild ride. He later pain... Viewed 2649 times.
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