Category Archives: Did You Know?

13 Fun Facts About The Nightmare Before Christmas

Halloween or Christmas? That’s always the debate surrounding The Nightmare Before Christmas. Since we are on the cusp of both holidays, let’s learn more about one of our favorite Hallowistmas movie! Much to the surprise of fans, The Nightmare Before Christmas wasn’t actually directed by Tim Burton, who was busy on the set of Batman Returns. Henry Selick, a colleague of Burton, directed the movie

Hocus Pocus Tour ~ See the Real Life Places Featured in the Movie!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… HALLOWEEN! Bring on the candy, costumes, parties, and best of all, the movies! One of the most beloved Halloween movies is Hocus Pocus, a tale of 3 sisters who were captured and hanged in Salem, Massachusetts who are resurrected 300 years later, that came out in 1993 and stars Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker. For those who have watched the

Hidden Jack Skellington?

Welcome Foolish Mortals, to the Haunted Mansion! We all know and love those famous words and can probably recite the transcript for the entire ride. I know my family can! In my deepest ‘spooky voice’ I attempt to do my best Paul Frees impression, not as successfully as I would like but that’s beside the point. While on a visit to Magic Kingdom a few summers ago, we got caught in a pretty lengthy rain storm.

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,