The Grandparent’s Guide to Walt Disney World

It was fun enough to take the kids to a Disney park but grand kids are even better. However, while taking grand children to a Disney park such as Walt Disney World, it can also be a daunting task in proper planning is not put into place. The following infographic provides some basic tips that grandparents can keep in mind the next time they take the grand kids to Walt Disney World.

New Attraction Coming to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Spring 2017 – Miss Fortune Falls’

A brand new attraction is coming to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon in spring of 2017! Miss Fortune Falls will be a family-style raft attraction that takes guests on a splashing journey through the fabled Captain Mary Oceaneer’s past.

Disney To Re-Theme Tower of Terror With Guardians of the Galaxy

Although there have been rumors that the Twilight Zone themed Tower of Terror in California Adventure would undergo a re-theming, many of us die-hard fans of the attraction were hoping that it was simply not true. But, alas, it is. The attraction will be re-themed to a Guardians of the Galaxy story-line.

Which Disney Park Is Actually The Happiest?

There’s only room for one Happiest Place on Earth on Earth, at least according to the following infographic. The team at Cheap have cross-examined ticket prices, acreage, and the number of character meet-and-greets to determine which of six Disney parks is the most jolly. You may or may not be surprised at the results.

A Look Inside Disneyland’s Matterhorn

Unique to Disneyland, is the famous Matterhorn Bobsleds, a roller coaster inside a mountain that made its debut in 1959 at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. It is the first tubular steel continuous track roller coaster ever constructed and is composed of two intertwining steel roller coasters. The Matterhorn has undergone many changes throughout the years but continues to be a favorite of park guests.

Walt Disney Company Acquires Lucasfilm (Star Wars)

I certainly didn’t see this coming but cannot say that I’m surprised. As Disney continues to expand themselves as a media giant as well as the fact that one of the major attractions within Disney parks is the Star Tours attraction, the acquisition of Lucasfilm seems a natural fit.And for you Star War fans who thought there’d never be another Star Wars movie… think again! “Star Wars Episode 7” is slated to come out in 2015.

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A Visual History of Disney Characters, who recently brought us a “Visual History of Mickey Mouse,” has now put together this fun infographic that takes a historical look back at some of the most iconic Disney characters throughout the years and how they got their start.

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5 Disney Villains and the Lessons They Teach Our Kids

The villains in Disney films often gain the upper hand because some innocent, doe-eyed character trusted them when they shouldn’t have. Now, we don’t want to to encourage cynicism in our kids, but a healthy dose of skepticism could potentially save their life one day. Unfortunately, the characters in Disney movies don’t have access to background check services like Instant Checkmate.

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Visual History of Mickey Mouse

After more than 80 years of stardom, Goin2Travel thought it would be fun to provide a visual history of this iconic mouse. From humble beginnings during the “roaring twenties”, surviving and even flourishing during the “great depression” right up to the digital age present, Mickey and his fellow Disney stars are favorites of children everywhere.

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The Future of Theme Parks

While Disney theme parks are the “utopia” of all theme parks, they were not the first to come on scene. In fact, the very first theme park has its origin in the 1500’s. The following infographic reveals some very interesting historical facts about theme parks and even looks into what the future holds for theme parks.

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Disney’s California Adventure Expansion Stats & Numbers

Disney’s five year, 1 billion dollar expansion of its California Adventure theme park is near complete. June 15 is the date that two highly anticipated themed lands, Cars Land and Buena Vista Street, will open completing one of the largest expansions in history.

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Choosing the Best Disney World Vacation Package

Entry tickets to Walt Disney World alone can run about a grand for the entire family. On the other hand, if you buy a travel package that combines tickets, accommodations and more, you can save tons of money on your vacation. Best Orlando Vacation Packages has put together an infographic that highlights some of the best vacation packages.

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D23 Expo III Announced – Aug. 9-11, 2013

D23 Expo, the ultimate Disney fan event, skips this year but will return to the Anaheim Convention Center on August 9-11, 2013. If you’ve never been to a D23 Expo, it is something to see. Personally I love the trade floor and especially all the Disney collectibles. But, there’s a lot more to it than Disney products and collectibles. Read on for the details.

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Neon Signs to Light Up the Night at Cars Land

Disney Imagineers are working hard to put all the finishing touches on the new Cars land that is scheduled to open on June 15th this summer. Some of those finishing touches include classic neon signs. Disney has re-created the Radiator Springs seen in Cars and Cars2 including many of its iconic buildings as well as neon signs.

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D23 Adds Even More Discounts For Members

From official Disney artwork to hotel rooms, movie tickets to science centers, dining and more, D23 members now have more than two dozen Ways to save. This is added benefit if you are already a D23 member and if you have yet to join, now might be a better time than ever to become a member of the official Disney fan club.

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Shanghai Disneyland Park Map?

S.W. Wilson of Theme Park Concepts designed a park map of what Shanghai Disneyland MIGHT look like. I say “might” because Disney has not released an official blueprint or park map to date. Rather, the map below is based on several clues that have been released about the park that you can read more about here. Still it is a great effort and a fantastic look at what this new theme park might look like.

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Who Is Disney-O-Rama

Disney-O-Rama is a compilation of Disney news, historical facts, insider tips and more. While we will mostly focus on Disney’s theme parks — Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World in particular, you will also find us covering other Disney topics as well.


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