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Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid in New Fantasyland to Close in Early 2015 for Ride Enhancements

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - If you are visiting Walt Disney World in early 2015 for the first time since New Fantasyland opened only 2 years ago, we may have some pretty bad news for you. The Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid attraction will be closed February 2nd through March 6th, 2015 for an extensive refurbishment.

Take To The Skies Over Downtown Disney as Disney Springs Emerges

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Where Hyperion Wharf was too small in scope and vision Disney Springs soars with scale and depth.  Though Disney Springs only graces Marketplace and West Side with its presence, the whole of its experience will be transformational for Downtown Disney and completely change the way millions of people each year experience the retail and entertainment district of Walt Disney World.  In order to capture the magnitude of the construction taking place, of the concept on the way to reality, we had to once again go high above the construction site for a view that is simply breathtaking.

Major multi-year refurbishment of Disney's Beach Club Resort about to begin

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - The first major refurbishment of the Beach Club Resort since it opened in 1990 is about to get underway. The extensive refurbishment project will begin in the winter of 2014, and will continue throughout all areas of the resort for approximately 20 months. Along with refurbishing guests rooms, the public areas of the resort will also be remodeled.

Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid closing for a month long refurbishment in early 2015

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - The New Fantasyland dark ride at the Magic Kingdom is set for some work in February of next year. It is expected, although not confirmed, that the ride may receive a number of lighting upgrades that have already been installed at the ride's counterpart in Disney California Adventure.

Camping at Walt Disney World in 1973

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Walt Disney World Vacationland was a magazine published three times a year and distributed throughout hotels, motels and restaurants in Georgia, Alabama. Louisiana and Florida. Although it was a Disney publication, they presented articles and advertisements from other Central Florida attractions like GatorWorld and the Kennedy Space Center. Vacationland is an amazing resource for researching the Vacation Kingdom of the World.

Maryland Crab Cakes and Old Bay Fries at Liberty Inn

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Hear Ye, Hear Ye... there have been some recent additions to the menu at everyone’s favorite Publick Dining Room: Liberty Inn, found in Epcot's American Adventure Pavilion! It's time to strap on your tri-corner hat and buckled shoes (‘cuz I know you've got those handy!) and get ready to travel back to colonial times to check out some of the contemporary fare at this Counter Service option.

2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival: Festival Center Tour

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Whew! The 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is half over, and it feels like it just began! There's been a ton to do and see, but we couldn't let another day slip by without showing you around one of the must-visit spots: Festival Center.

Star Tours Hidden Disney History at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - One of the greatest concentrations of tributes and inside jokes in a single attraction at Walt Disney World can be found at Star Tours. The queue areas are simply packed with secret symbols.