When Walt Disney World was approved to convert up to 350 acres of conservation land into resort infrastructure and theme park attractions in exchange for adding thousands of acres of conservation area to their Disney Wilderness Preserve, everyone thought this was a good deal, but… Read More »Walt Disney World announces desire to expand by converting wetlands
There is a ton of change going on a Walt Disney World right now. Let’s look just at dining for a moment. 2015 has been a big year so far for dining at Walt Disney World. Starbucks opened locations at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s… Read More »What’s Next? – 25+ big new things coming to Walt Disney World
I’ve seen a couple other sites attempt a map trying to figure out where each of the various buildings from the concept art will be located in relation to existing buildings. But I haven’t seen one that I think accurately reflects what is going where.… Read More »My attempt at a Toy Story Land expansion map
Even though Magic Kingdom wrapped up a major project with New Fantasyland expansion in 2014, the park hasn’t been idle. Along with many small refurbishments designed to stay ahead of weather related wear, the park has a couple of big projects underway and it looks… Read More »Magic Kingdom rumor mill grows as two big projects wrap up
Update: just learned that One Man’s Dream will be closing following the D23 Expo. So go this week if you want to make final memories. If there’s one thing we learned from Master Yoda it’s that the future is always in motion. Which brings us… Read More »Disney’s Hollywood Studios Reimagining – What we know so far
Just a few months ago Disneyland bought the Carousel Inn hotel (in green). It’s rare that a Harbor Blvd hotel comes up for purchase and good news that Disneyland was willing to make the purchase. Word was that Disneyland was looking to make more purchases… Read More »Disneyland makes more strategic land purchases
Back in the day, when the only theme park in Anaheim was Disneyland, the Walt Disney Company had a vision–a vision of a second Disney theme park in Southern California. They were going to build the biggest, most beautiful theme park ever and place it… Read More »A modest rebuttal to Disneyland’s proposal to spend $1 billion on an expansion in Anaheim.
Africa Marketplace, a new shopping and dining option for park-goers in Harambe, the village anchoring the Africa section of the park, is planned to open in late May of 2015. The location duplicates an UNESCO world heritage site from western Kenya. One highlight of the… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Africa Marketplace Construction Update