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In a theme park, far, far away, Disney announces opening date for Star Wars hotel

In a theme park, far, far away, Disney announces opening date for Star Wars hotel

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As Walt Disney World in Florida, US gets ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary on Friday, the theme park giant announced some news looking forward: It’s immersive Star Wars-themed hotel will open to the public March 1. The highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy ride will open next year, too. Called Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, the immersive experience will put guests in what will feel like ... Read More

In its 50-year history, Walt Disney World has evolved from a $3.50-a-ticket amusement park to a…

In its 50-year history, Walt Disney World has evolved from a $3.50-a-ticket amusement park to a…

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When she was a college student in the 1970s, Kristen Taylor had the opportunity to visit Walt Disney World DIS, -0.02% on many occasions.Taylor attended Stetson University, about 60 miles away from the resort, which was then still in its infancy. Many of her classmates were among the Magic Kingdom’s first employees, so she was often able to score discounted entry tickets or food. She coveted ... Read More

Orlando beckons this fall with thinner crowds, new attractions – Orange County Register

Orlando beckons this fall with thinner crowds, new attractions – Orange County Register

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Chances are you won’t be replicating my itinerary by visiting six theme parks in six days on your first or next Orlando vacation — even the official tourism association for the region considered that a “whirlwind trip” that was bookended by travel days. But when you’re a theme park enthusiast who’ll travel across the country to Florida to see Mickey Mouse and Harry Potter, both bi-coastal ... Read More

Guest Visiting Disney World With Disabled Son Receives Shocking “Parking Violation” Note

Guest Visiting Disney World With Disabled Son Receives Shocking “Parking Violation” Note

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Background Image Credit: ITM Kelly C. Guests visiting the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida received a rather shocking note on their vehicle recently. After parking across two spots in order to cater for her son’s disability, Tricia Proefrock was left with a “parking violation” from another Guest. Credit: Disney Disney Parks cater to all Guests. Whether it’s in their transportation ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Vs. Pandora – The World of Avatar: The Ultimate Ranking

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Vs. Pandora – The World of Avatar: The Ultimate Ranking

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When one dreams about visiting faraway galaxies, Star Wars is always the first one to pop into their head. And why wouldn't it? Since 1977, it hasn't stopped growing, always unveiling new planets, species, characters, adventures, and storylines. And when it comes to Walt Disney World, things aren't so different. Since the Lucasfilm acquisition in 2012, Star Wars has continued to expand at Disney's Hollywood Studios, ... Read More

Wait times at Disneyland and Universal Studios are way down

Wait times at Disneyland and Universal Studios are way down

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A longtime theme park fan, Hastin Zylstra has spent plenty of time waiting in long lines for rides at the Disneyland Resort.So, he was prepared for the worst when he recently got in the queue for California Adventure Park’s newest attraction, Web Slingers: A Spider-Man Adventure. But to his surprise, the wait was only 20 minutes — an unusually short period for almost any theme park, ... Read More

7 Reasons to SLOW DOWN On Your Next Disney Vacation

7 Reasons to SLOW DOWN On Your Next Disney Vacation

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Some vacations can feel truly exhausting… It’s not a great feeling getting back from a family trip only to feel like you need another vacation to recover from the experience. It’s a sadly common sentiment experienced by many after a visit to Disney parks—somewhere, your magical family escape spiraled into an exhausting sprint from one attraction to the next, a dawn-‘til-dusk travail in a fantasyland-gone-wrong. While ... Read More

6-year-old girl dies on ride at Colorado amusement park

6-year-old girl dies on ride at Colorado amusement park

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The incident is under investigation. September 6, 2021, 7:49 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAn investigation is underway after a 6-year-old girl was fatally injured on a ride at an amusement park in Colorado, officials said.The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. local time Sunday at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, located atop Iron Mountain in Glenwood Springs, about 60 miles west ... Read More

Peppa Pig is getting her own theme park – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Peppa Pig is getting her own theme park – Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Peppa Pig is getting her own theme park  Atlanta Journal Constitution Article source: www.ajc.com Read the full article Read More

TRAVEL-PEPPAPIG-THEMEPARK-OS | | theadvocate.com – The Advocate

TRAVEL-PEPPAPIG-THEMEPARK-OS | | theadvocate.com – The Advocate

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TRAVEL-PEPPAPIG-THEMEPARK-OS | | theadvocate.com  The Advocate Article source: www.theadvocate.com Read the full article Read More