Category Archives: Did You Know?

Festival Of Fantasy Fun Facts

“It’s the Festival of Fantasy” One of the best parts of being in a Disney park is the parades. Kicking off in 2014, the Festival of Fantasy Parade is a must see for anyone visiting the parks. It is full of characters, princesses, and brightly colored costumes. Here are some fun facts about the parade! The parade is about 25 minutes long There are more than 100 cast members in the parade It has

Walt Disney World Fun Facts Part 2

We are always looking for fun facts about Disney that others may not know of. Here are some that we were unaware of that are pretty interesting. One of the original names suggested for Walt Disney World was The Vacation Kingdom of the World In the Seas With Nemo & Friends, Nigel, the pelican that saves the day, is the only main character not depicted Back in the early days, the Seven Seas Lagoon had a wave mac

Walt Disney World Fun Facts

Many of us claim to be WDW experts, knowing everything from the best restaurants, resorts, time of year to visit…the list could go on and on. But there are probably some things you don’t know about the most magical place on Earth. So sit back, keep your hands and feet inside the vehicle at all times, and enjoy some fun facts about our favorite place. The Walt Disney World monorail trains have total miles logg

The Shoe Tree

Interesting…. One way to get around while on Disney property is by boat. On our most recent trip, we took the boat from Ft. Wilderness to the Contemporary (with a stop Wilderness Lodge depending on the direction of the boat). As we were nearing River Country, I noticed a tree in the water that had shoes hanging all over it. All of the shoes were paired, tied, and white. Curious about the reasoning behind it,

Hidden Pascals At The Magic Kingdom

When designing and building the Disney parks, the Imagineers put so much detail into everything they do, down to the most miniscule detail. Some so miniscule that they sometimes go unnoticed to the untrained eye. We know about the Hidden Mickey’s around the park, but did you know about the Hidden Pascal’s at Magic Kingdom? Pascal is Rapunzel’s sidekick in the Disney movie Tangled. As her only companion for mo

Disney Cruise Line Fun Facts

Disney Cruises are among the best in the industry. Here are some fun facts provided by Disney Cruise Line that you may find interesting. • The Disney ships are painted in Mickey Mouse-inspired colors –black hull, white superstructure, yellow trim and two giant red funnels, each with the Disney Cruise Line Mickey Mouse logo. • Disney Cruise Line was the first cruise line to have yellow lifeboats, instead of t

Walt Disney World Monorail System

Who loves the Monorail? One of the most iconic ‘attractions’ at Disney parks is the monorail system. With around 50 million riders a year, it is one of the most heavily used monorail systems in the world. On a recent trip to WDW, I was curious how the trains in use were selected for the day, so I spoke to one the station cast members and got some interesting information about the monorail. There are currently