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Disney Parks Buses to Feature Disney Infinity 2.0 Wraps

As part of the on-going celebration for the release of Disney Infinity 2.0, five Walt Disney World Resort buses will feature specially designed wraps.

The wraps were designed by the same Walt Disney Imagineering team that designed the Monorail wraps (remember the TRON: Legacy Monorail?).

Holiday Shopping Deals at the Disney Parks Online Store

If you have a holiday shopping list full of Disney fans, there's no need to fight the Black Friday crowds this year. Thanks to some great holiday deals at the Disney Parks Online Store you can sleep in on Friday and shop from the warmth and comfort of home.

Disney Parks Christmas Parade Taping Scheduled for the Magic Kingdom December 6-9

The Disney Parks Christmas Parade is scheduled to tape at the Magic Kingdom on December 6-9 this year. Taping for the Disneyland portion of the ABC Television program was recently taped in Anaheim.

Jingle Cruise and ‘The Little Mermaid’ T-shirts Available at Disney Parks Online Store this Month

Just in time for some holiday shopping, the Disney Parks online store is featuring two special T-shirts this month.

The first tee was inspired by the Jingle Cruise, which is in its second year at the Magic Kingdom. The holiday themed version of the Jungle Cruise was first introduced in Adventureland at Disneyland.

Stars of ‘Big Hero 6’ Ready to Meet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland

Disney's newest animated film, Big Hero 6, is open in theaters and the film's stars are ready for their close-up at the Disney Parks.

Minnie Mouse and Her Spirit Team Cheer On their Disney Side at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Minnie Mouse and her spirit team made a visit to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to inspire cheer and dance squads around the country to show their Disney Side in the nationwide Cheer Your Disney Side campaign.

Made With Magic Items to Join Glow With the Show Ears this Fall at Disney Parks

Disney recently announced a new line of merchandise that will interact with nighttime shows just like the Glow With the Show ear hats.

The Made With Magic items include the original Glow With the Show ear hats in addition to a Minnie Mouse-inspired headband, a Mickey Mouse Glove, and a Sorcerer Mickey magic wand.

All the items will light up in sequence with the nighttime shows and fireworks including Fantasmic! and Wishes.

Walt Disney World Offering Guests a Virtual Video Tour of Hotels

Disney has added a new vacation planning tool to the Walt Disney World Resort website.

Guests can now view virtual video tours of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels on the Disney Parks website. The videos can be found on the page for the hotels, embedded in the photo slideshow.

The virtual videos give guests an aerial view of the hotel while the narrator lists the amenities available at the hotels including spas, transportation, dining, and more. The videos can be viewed at the Walt Disney World Resort website.

Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue Celebrated 40th Anniversary this Month

The Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue is one of the longest-running dinner shows in America, and it recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.

The show got its start in the summer of 1974 as part of the Disney World Fine Arts College Workshop program. After a summer of performances Walt Disney World decided to hire a permanent cast and the show opened on September 5, 1974.

Disney Parks Moms Panel Search Begins September 2

It's that time of year again: the search for the newest members of the Disney Parks Mom Panel opens September 2.

The Disney Parks Moms Panel has been around since 2008 when it was called the Walt Disney World Moms Panel.

Several years ago the name was changed to the Disney Parks Moms Panel to include other Disney vacation experiences including Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, and runDisney.

The panel might be called the "Moms Panel" but there are dads, aunts, and grandparents answering questions as panelists too.

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Disney History: Song of the South

Despite earning a seemingly permanent home in the famed "Disney Vault" due to its reliance on racial stereotypes to tell a story, Song of the South has an enduring legacy in Walt Disney World, even if many guests don't recognize the origin of some of Disney's most iconic elements. The Reconstruction Era film centers on Uncle Remus, a black man who is presumably a recently freed slave, telling stories to the children.

Inside A Disney Day Bag - The Minimalist

After raising my children and having decades of lugging all the "stuff" around Disney Parks, I'm looking forward to traveling a bit lighter from here on out.

10 Tips for Surviving July 4th at Walt Disney World

Something that Disney fans know and all Walt Disney World Guests can count year after year is that the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom is an experience to be reckoned with. It will be hot, it will be humid, and the Park will become so crowded that it reaches capacity and will go through different phases of closures. But what does that mean for travelers that have vacations falling around this dates, and how can they ensure a fun and happy vacation amongst the masses?

Six Spots To Stay Cool At The Walt Disney World Resort

Summer has returned with all its vacation glory, and as the masses make their annual pilgrimage to the vacation kingdom of the world, it seems like time to remind folks to stay cool. Where can a tired, overheated traveler go to escape the midday heat? Here are six spots to keep in mind for staying cool at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Saturday Style: Spring Dapper Days Are Coming In April

Spring is a lovely time to turn out and strut your style as you enjoy a pleasant day in the Disney Parks. Bring out your vintage best and join thousands of fashionable guests as Dapper Day in the Magic Kingdom takes over the Park on April 16, 2016. A pretty pink swing dress is accented with a polka dot halter in this sweet ode to Minnie Mouse. Accessorize by toting this floral bag by Loungefly with a print just full of Minnie's favorite dots and bows.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Ticket Price Increase and Seasonal Pricing

It's official. The Walt Disney World Resort is moving to a tiered pricing system for theme park tickets. Effective February 28, Disney is shifting to seasonal pricing for 1-day theme park tickets, and during the peak season a 1-day ticket to the Magic Kingdom will cost $124.

The Best of The Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the first of Disney's Theme Parks to be opened in Florida. Walt's dream, completed after his death with loving care by his older brother Roy O. Disney, opened to the public on October 1st, 1971. This homage to the child that lives in all of us sits on 142 acres, and at its center is the towering beautiful Cinderella Castle. Similar to the original Disneyland in California, the park is divided into six themed lands - Main Street, U.S.A.; Adventureland; Frontierland; Liberty Square; Fantasyland; and Tomorrowland.

Top 5 Ways to Cure Your Disney Vacation Hangover

We've all been there. Maybe it happens as soon as you board the not-so-Magical Express to the airport, or maybe it happens as you exit Walt Disney World property and see that very sad sign where Mickey says "See You Real Soon." Reality sets in and you realize that you're suffering from the Disney Vacation Hangover, also known as the post-Disney vacation blues.

Attractions To Relax On At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is foot by foot the largest of the Disney Parks. It's full with lush vegetation, exotic animal habitats, and thrilling rides - but after a few hot hours in the Disney jungle, it's nice to take a little break. These four great attractions let your party keep on touring while still offering folks the chance to sit down and rest for a few. Whether you just want to get off of your feet or you're looking for a climate controlled retreat, head to a viewing of these Animal Kingdom gems for a few minutes to refresh.

Top 5 Smartphone Apps for Your Next Walt Disney World Vacation

There are certain must-have items that I always have to pack for a Walt Disney World vacation including comfortable shoes, rain ponchos, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, and my handy travel guides full of notes and dog-eared pages. In addition to the non-technical "stuff" I have also discovered a few must-have apps for my smartphone that make vacation life much easier.