Fantasyland

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There were 26 attractions in the Magic Kingdom on opening day: Jungle Cruise Swiss Family Treehouse Sunshine Pavilion (Enchanted Tiki Birds) Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel (now Prince Charming Regal Carrousel) Dumbo, the Flying Elephant Mad Tea Party Mickey Mouse Revue Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride “it’s a…

From a massive expansion to Fantasyland to construction of a new resort, Walt Disney World is continuing to grow and change – even on the brink of its 40th birthday. “As an opening day cast member, I’m excited to see Fantasyland further transformed into Walt Disney’s original vision of a…

Walt Disney famously said his theme parks would never be finished. Over the years, the parks have seen a number of changes. Most of the updates have been welcomed, but often times, these changes leave Disney fanatics longing for the past. Though these attractions are no longer with us, they…

RIP Mr. Toad Here is a rundown of five interesting decisions Walt Disney World officials have made since the resort opened on Oct. 1, 1971. No Pirates of the Caribbean: Apparently, officials thought since Central Florida was so close to the Caribbean, an attraction about pirates in the Caribbean might…

(Photo by Todd DeFeo) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World, gearing up for its 40th anniversary, is a bevy of construction activity these days, with a new resort and a major expansion to the Magic Kingdom in the works. Here’s a quick rundown of the major projects under…

Walt Disney World guests will soon be able to schedule a time to meet Mickey Mouse. Because of the expansion to Fantasyland, Mickey has been displaced from his Toontown Fair-based Country Home. The famous mouse is moving to Main Street’s Town Square. “Mickey and Main Street, U.S.A. are great examples…