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Do You Know? The Haunted Mansion Singing Busts?

Do You Know? The Haunted Mansion Singing Busts? 1 With the 50th Anniversary of the Haunted Mansion in Disneyland yesterday, August 9th, I thought I would do another “Did You Know?” about the attraction.  It’s no secret that our favorite ride at Disneyland and Walt Disney World is the Haunted Mansion.  It’s the ride that each and every time we go to the Magic Kingdom, we make time for it.  It’s one of those attractions where we are Continue Reading

Did You Know? Liberty Square At The Magic Kingdom

Did You Know? Liberty Square At The Magic Kingdom 4 Disney is known for their attention to detail in everything they do.  From the movies to the parks, the amount of detail truly is amazing, but many don’t realize what certain things represent.  One of my favorite areas in all of Disney is Liberty Square, due mostly to my all-time favorite attraction the Haunted Mansion residing there.  Over the years, through research and conversations, I’ve learned Continue Reading

Some Not So Obvious Disney Secrets… Did you know?

Some Not So Obvious Disney Secrets... Did you know? 9 Throwback Thursday to one of Corey’s early articles! If you read many of my articles you probably know that I enjoy the little known facts of Walt Disney World. I’ve written several “Did you Know” type articles and this is another one. I’m constantly reading trying to learn new things that I didn’t know so I can check it out the next time I’m in the parks, so here’s a few new ones that I’ve foun Continue Reading

Did You Know? The Yeti Frozen In The Forbidden Mountain

Did You Know? The Yeti Frozen In The Forbidden Mountain 10 Many years before Pandora opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the biggest ride to draw attention to the park was Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain.  Actually to this day, it’s still one of the fan favorites of Walt Disney World.  Let’s talk a bit about the history and also about what’s not worked since 2006… The ride opened on April 7, 2006.  The story of t Continue Reading

What Is The Pepper’s Ghost Effect Inside The Haunted Mansion

What Is The Pepper's Ghost Effect Inside The Haunted Mansion 14 One of my favorite things to do is trying to figure out how something is done.  I was one of those kids that would take things apart to learn how they are built and then put it back together, most of the time.  My absolute favorite attraction is the Haunted Mansion, and going through I’m always amazed at how the Imagineers created some of the effects that still amaze fans to this day. When I first started t Continue Reading

Festival Of Fantasy Fun Facts

Festival Of Fantasy Fun Facts 20 “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 Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Fun Facts Part 2

Walt Disney World Fun Facts Part 2 21 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 Continue Reading

Disney Cruise Line Fun Facts

Disney Cruise Line Fun Facts 23 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 Continue Reading

Jungle Cruise Quiz

Jungle Cruise Quiz 25 Think you know the Jungle Cruise? The Disney Parks Blog recently posted a quiz to test your knowledge of this ‘punny’ attraction. 1. Where in Magic Kingdom Park is the Jungle Cruise located? Frontierland Fantasyland Adventureland 2. What’s the name of the famous waterfall you pass on the Jungle Cruise? Albert Falls Schwitzer Falls Lily Falls 3. Which of the following rivers is on that you’ll venture thr Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion Singing Busts

Haunted Mansion Singing Busts 27 Haunted Mansion is a fan favorite ride and has been for decades. There are so many details that make this a great attraction, from the vanishing and reappearing footprints to the hot and cold running chills, it’s hard to take it all in! One of my favorite parts of the ride is the graveyard scene where the Grim Grinning Ghosts come out to socialize! Not only is the tune catchy, but I love to look at the animated f Continue Reading

“it’s a small world” Quiz

"it's a small world" Quiz 29 We’ve been on it. We’ve had the song stuck in our head for days. So, how well do you think you know It’s a Small World? Take this fun quiz provided by Disney Parks Blog and post your results in the comments! 1. What is the name of the waterway that carries you throughout “it’s a small world”? a. Seven Seas Waterway b. Happiest Waterway c. Small World Waterway 2. Who wrote the “It’s a Small World” Continue Reading