hile eating dinner the night before July 4th, we decided to be patriotic and watch a movie about the birth of our nation. We chose an episode of Disney’s Wonderful World of Color
on TCM from the “Walt Disney Vault” that we taped last year. The episode was entitled Liberty Story
and it was narrated by Walt himself.
ver the weekend, we grabbed our 3-D glasses and headed into the movie theater to see “Zootopia.” With the incredible success of Disney’s new smash animated hit, we felt it only fitting to share where the real “Zootopia” can be found……right on Disney property!
ast week, I received my latest video from the Disney Movie Club
…The Good Dinosaur
in 3-D. Not only do I love the story line and characters (Spot is my favorite), but this animated masterpiece is so incredible in 3-D! After I finished watching the movie and removed my glasses, I thought about all of the wonderful opportunities guests have to learn about Dinosaurs at Walt Disney World.
isney’s connection to U.S. presidents first started at the 1964 World’s Fair when Walt Disney introduced Audio-Animatronics through an Abraham Lincoln exhibit. Since that time, every U.S. President has visited a Disney resort property at some point in their lifetime except for Lyndon B. Johnson. Many of these presidents have held events on Disney property and have even visited the parks.
isney’s best kept secret….Tom Sawyer’s Island. Disney has a way of educating in a very entertaining way and Tom Sawyer’s Island is no exception. If you’ve never made the journey over to the Island, it’s a “must do” on your next visit to the Magic Kingdom.
n March of 2014, we were devastated to hear the news that the Polynesian Village Resort would be dismantling the lobby that has stood since Disney World’s opening in 1971. The centerpiece waterfall with beautiful tropical plants remained one of our favorite places to visit over the years. When entering the lobby, the sound of the water cascading over the rocks and “the smell” were vivid and remained etched in our memory until our next visit. Continue reading
hether you’re a Disney rookie, or a Disney expert, it is always a good time to talk about the deliciously elusive, Dole Whip. There are only a few chances to enjoy this luxury, so whenever we’re at the Magic Kingdom we never skip indulging in our favorite snack. Continue reading
alt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is well known for being the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’. There is no happier time than spending the holidays at Disney. Of course Walt Disney World is all aglow during Christmastime, but no more magical time exists at the Magic Kingdom than during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. We try to attend at least every other year, but we would love to go every year! Continue reading
ou don’t have to travel to Louisiana to discover the architecture and flora of the French Quarter. Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort will take you to the “Crescent City” in the middle of Central Florida. From the moment guests pull into the gates of Port Orleans French Quarter, they are surrounded with beautifully kept grounds where colorful blooms abound. Continue reading
fter watching multiple trailers for Inside Out
, expectations for this Pixar movie were high. A visit to Disney World in May revealed that Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival had devoted an entire area to introducing the five characters of Inside Out
. Continue reading