Tag Archives: Rivers of America

Ahoy! Earn Your Pilot’s License on Disneyland’s Mark Twain Riverboat

As you cross the threshold between Adventureland and New Orleans Square at Disneyland, you’ve undoubtedly seen the iconic Mark Twain Riverboat chugging along the Rivers of America, puffing white steam into the blue sky as she takes guests on a … Continue reading

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Cast Member Canoe Race Tradition Continues at Disney World

For guests, the water craft choices on the Magic Kingdom’s rivers of America is down to one – The Liberty Belle sternwheeler. Keel Boats and Canoes are all but distant memories. The dock for the canoes has been converted to … Continue reading

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Disneyland’s Rivers of America invaded again for Pirates 4

With the World Premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides set for tomorrow night, final touches along Disneyland’s Rivers of America are underway. In addition to the New Orleans Square theater setup, bleachers are expected on Main Street … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom 1971 – Walt Disney World 40th Anniv

Continuing the series on celebrating the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World, here’s a 10 minute clip that looks at the first ever holiday season for the Magic Kingdom back in December 1971. There’s a little Busch Gardens there in … Continue reading

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Leave Murphy Alone (also new Fantasmic Dragon debuts at Disneyland)

So last night wast the debut of ‘Murphy’ the new Fantasmic! Dragon at Disneyland. Murphy got her name because of the problems Disneyland Entertainment experienced trying to get the huge effect to work properly. As such it took quite a … Continue reading

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