Disney Ride Secrets: it's a small world

Since it’s debut at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, the “it’s a small world” attraction has delighted guests of all ages. Let’s take a look at some of the history and trivia which make this attraction so special.

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Secrets of The Haunted Mansion

Early concept drawings of Disneyland featured an eerie house filled with happy haunts. While most haunted houses were filled with terrifying ghosts and ghouls, Walt Disney wanted his haunted house to present a more comedic experience for his guests. The ghosts would sing, dance, and play jokes on each other creating an attraction fitting for guests of all ages.

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Finding The Trivia In "Finding Nemo"

Part of the fun of watching and re-watching Disney-Pixar films in learning the trivia for the film. Each time you watch, there’s always something new and interesting to spot in the film. Let’s take a look at some of the trivia for Finding Nemo:

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The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Orange Loop. Today we are sharing some of the fun you can find at Disney during the holidays. In 1986, Jennings Osborne’s daughter, Breezy, asked her father if they could decorate the family’s Little Rock, Arkansas home with lights for Christmas. Jennings’ first Christmas light display featured about 1,000 sparkling […]

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Exploring The Unknown: Expedition Everest - Frontierland Station

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Red Loop. Today we are sharing little known facts about some of our favorite Disney attractions. Since opening in 2006, Expedition Everest has been thrilling guests of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This massive attraction takes guests on an exciting runaway train excursion and even brings them to a close encounter with […]

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Walt Disney World vs. Disneyland: The Castles

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Orange Loop. Today we are comparing Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Both Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland and Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World are a magical sight to see. For many park guests, this sight alone lets them know they have finally returned “home” to the Magic Kingdom. For […]

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60 Reasons We Love Disneyland

Sixty years ago today, the Happiest Place On Earth opened its gates to the public for the very first time. Despite a few setbacks on opening day, Disneyland quickly became a magical destination for the young and young at heart. The park has gone through quite a few changes over the years. We’ve seen some […]

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60 Amazing Facts about Disneyland Resort For the Diamond Celebration of 60 Magical Years

A rich tradition of innovation and storytelling will be on stage for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, beginning May 22, 2015. Three electrifying new shows will make their premieres, adding to the magical lineup of attractions and family-friendly fun that guests enjoy every day. Since opening July 17, 1955, the Disneyland Resort has grown from […]

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11 Things You Didn't Know About Big Hero 6

Disney’s latest animated film, Big Hero 6, has proven to be quite the success. The film and its characters are a hit with kids (and adults) of all ages. You’ve probably seen 2014’s top grossing animated film, but do you know everything there is to know about Big Hero 6? Let’s take a look at […]

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Trivia Behind Disney's The Lion King

In 1994, Disney released what would become one of their highest grossing films ever, The Lion King. The film was wildly popular with children and adults alike. In 2011, it was re-released to theaters in a 3D format. Seeing this Disney classic come to life in 3D was spectacular! It was nearly 20 years before […]

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Walt Disney World Fun Facts: Christmas Edition

Christmas truly is one of the most wonderful times of the year at Walt Disney World. The parks are filled with millions of sparkling lights, enormous Christmas trees, the sounds and smells of the holidays, and it even snows on Main Street, U.S.A.! Each year Disney puts so much work into making the Most Magical […]

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Delicious Gingerbread Designs On Display at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Pastry chefs throughout Walt Disney World Resort are making things a little sweeter with deliciously decorative holiday displays and sugar shacks made of edible ingredients. These candy-decked dwellings adorn the lobbies at various Walt Disney World Resort hotels. On the menu this holiday season at Walt Disney World Resort: Disney’s […]

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Mickey's Debut At The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The very first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place in 1924. Just 10 years later, in 1934, Mickey Mouse made his debut in what was at the time called the Macy’s Santa Claus Parade. The balloon which measured 40 feet-tall was designed by Walt Disney and Macy’s Tony Sarg, the man responsible for inventing the marionette inspired […]

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Trivia In Film: Cinderella

Walt Disney’s 1950 animated film Cinderella has become a classic Disney film and is still loved by both children and adults today. The film’s success was instrumental to the future of the Walt Disney Company. Cinderella was so successful that the castle from the classic film can now be found as the centerpiece for multiple Disney […]

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What You Didn't Know About Splash Mountain

Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Red. Enjoy the ride as we share. This week we are sharing little known facts about some of our favorite Disney attractions. Splash Mountain opened at Walt Disney World in October of 1992 and has been one of favorite attractions since the very first time I experienced […]

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Halloween Time 2014 at the Disneyland Resort Fun Facts: Haunted Mansion Holiday

Tradition Continues with 14th Creepy Creation: Gingerbread House Traps a Gingerbread Zombie Disneyland Resort Halloween Time 2014 marks the 14th time that Jack Skellington has visited the 999 Happy Haunts who dwell in the Haunted Mansion, transforming this attraction into Haunted Mansion Holiday.  Each year, Jack dresses up as “Sandy Claws” as he and his ghost dog […]

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: What You Didn't Know

In 1949, Disney release their version of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow as part of The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. This cartoon short tells the story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. I grew up watching Disney’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Halloween. To this day, it is still a cartoon […]

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A Haunted Mansion Tribute To Mr. Toad

Though Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride may have left Walt Disney World in 1998, guests can still find reminders of Mr. Toad in the Magic Kingdom. While many of the tributes to Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride are found in The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh, the attraction which replaced Mr. Toad, there is one more tribute […]

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort guests can taste the cuisine of six continents, sip beverages from around the globe and eat to the beat of live entertainment at the 19th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase from Sept. 19-Nov. 10, 2014. The 53-day festival at Disney’s Epcot […]

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