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Controversial, Potentially Offensive Names Removed From Disney World Attractions

The term offensive in front of Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle

In the past couple of years, Walt Disney World has removed names from some of its most iconic and long-standing attractions in an effort to remain culturally sensitive and rid the attraction of the dated terms. Related: Magic Kingdom Guest Jumps From Water Attraction While Visiting Tom Sawyer Island Tom Sawyer Island In January 2022, Disney World Cast Members removed ...

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Magic Kingdom Guest Jumps From Water Attraction While Visiting Tom Sawyer Island: Report

Report: Magic Kingdom Guest Jumps From Water Attraction While Visiting Tom Sawyer Island

It seems people and water go together like peas and carrots, especially at Walt Disney World. In recent months, Disney has experienced an increased number of guests leaving ride vehicles to enter the water at popular attractions at Magic Kingdom, bathing in fountains, or jumping from bridges at EPCOT. January 31 wasn’t much of a different story as early reports ...

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Long Lines in the Magic Kingdom? Try These Disney Experiences Instead!

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There’s no denying that the Magic Kingdom is an extremely popular Disney Park that many Guests love to spend plenty of time in, but this can result in some pretty heavy crowds and long wait times. Many popular attractions can have long wait times, including experiences like Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Haunted ...

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Escape the Crowds in These “Secret” Quiet Spots

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail

There’s no denying that the Walt Disney World Resort is a very popular vacation destination for many Guests, which, in turn, can lead to heavy crowds at nearly all times of the year. While crowds are just a part of a Disney vacation, they can become overwhelming and Guests might find themselves looking for quiet spots to escape the chaos. ...

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Walt Disney World’s Most Underrated Attractions: Not the Ones You Might Think!

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When Guests think about the Walt Disney World Resort, they immediately picture iconic and popular attractions like “it’s a small world,” the Haunted Mansion, Splash Mountain, Peter Pan’s Flight, Spaceship Earth, Soarin’ Around the World, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Toy Story Mania, Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and more. While there is no ...

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Don’t Love Thrills? Enjoy These Attractions Instead

Shaman of the Song

Part of the magic of a vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort is the incredible amount of attractions and experiences available to Guests. With so many options, there is something for everyone to enjoy including some big thrills found throughout the four Disney Parks. RELATED: Need for Speed! The Fastest Attractions in Walt Disney World But what about attractions ...

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Quiet Corners of the Magic Kingdom

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No visit to the Walt Disney World Resort is complete without enjoying time in the Magic Kingdom which opened with the resort in 1971 and has been welcoming Guests to enjoy unforgettable experiences ever since. The Disney Park is home to some of the most quintessential Disney experiences like “it’s a small world”, the Haunted Mansion, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, ...

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Tom Sawyer Island reportedly evacuated after man is seen carrying a hatchet

Tom Sawyer Island at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom was reportedly evacuated on Saturday after Guests reported seeing a man on the island walking around with a hatchet in his hands, although details of the incident are still fairly sketchy. Cast Members went into action, and security was notified. Cast Members also notified local authorities–namely the Orange County Sheriff’s department–before ...

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