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Top 10 Mind-Blowing Facts & Experiences at Expedition Everest

By Jason D  10 . Towering Heights Expedition Everest is tall even by the standards of Disney World’s 19 other mountain-themed attractions.  At 199 feet tall, it’s not only the tallest artificial mountain in a Disney theme park, but it’s also the tallest artificial mountain in the world.  If it were just one foot taller, it would need to have ...

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Did You Know These 6 Secrets About Disney’s Old Key West Resort?

By Jason D 6. 2 Conch Flats Community Hall  For those who have never stayed in a deluxe Disney World resort before, there are some fun, extra features that you’ll want to explore.  Certain deluxe resorts, including Old Key West, have community halls with various activities (most are free, some are provided at an extra cost) available to all guests ...

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Did You Know These 6 Secrets About the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa?

By Jason D. Decadent Details When you enter the appropriately grand lobby of the Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, you won’t know what to notice first.  The intoxicating smell of green clover and aloe, gently permeating the room?  Or perhaps the opulent 5-storey lobby?  Then again, maybe it’s the huge, ornate bird cages that will draw your attention.  There’s ...

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Top Ten Mind-Blowing Facts/Experiences at Haunted Mansion

10. Globe-Trotting Ghosts Haunted Mansion exists in different lands at five different Magic Kingdoms across the world.  It can be found in New Orleans Square in Disneyland, in Liberty Square in Walt Disney World, in Fantasyland at Tokyo Disneyland, and in Frontierland in Disneyland Paris (where it goes by the name of “Phantom Manor”).  A lighter, merrier version of Haunted ...

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5 Reasons We Love Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

By Jason D. 5. Location, Location, Location  Located in Frontierland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is perfectly situated near key attractions you won’t want to miss.  After all, it’s just a stone’s throw away from the wildly popular Splash Mountain; many visitors head to Splash Mountain first thing in the morning, and follow it up with a trip of Big Thunder.  ...

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5 Reasons We Love Toy Story Mania

By Jason D Toy Story Mania combines so many of our favorite things, that it’s consistently the attraction we make a beeline for when arriving at Hollywood Studios.  There are beloved characters (animatronic, virtual AND the kind that will pose with guests) from the Toy Story movies, fantastic classic toys blown up to enormous size, and a whirling 4D carnival ...

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Five Reasons We Love Fantasmic

By Jason D Fantasmic!, in Hollywood Studios, is an evening show not to be missed in Walt Disney World.  The show dazzles with impressive technical components like pyrotechnics, and touches the heartstrings with classic Disney villains and heroes and a timeless storyline.  Not to mention, there are lots of deliciously fun extras!  Here are five reasons we absolutely love Fantasmic! ...

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