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The Surprising Truth About Kilimanjaro Safaris

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Jambo from Harambe Village! Located at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, the beloved Kilimanjaro Safaris is renowned for being different every time Guests venture into the African reserve. With over 30 species of animals found in over 110 acres of open plains, there is plenty for Guests to spot on their next Disney safari. There’s nothing that comes close ...

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Have You Been to This Disney Spot in Yellowstone?

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Disney has destinations all over the world. From its theme parks at Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in California, Disneyland Tokyo, Shanghai Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disney Resort, and Disneyland Paris, to its Disney Cruise Line itineraries, there’s no end to the Disney magic for Guests. But did you know that Disney has a little spot in Yellowstone National ...

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7 Secrets Disney Doesn’t Want You to Know About Pirates of the Caribbean

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Pirates of the Caribbean is your quintessential Disney attraction. It’s in both Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park and Disneyland Park; it has touches of Walt Disney himself, it’s full of intricate details and cutting-edge audio-animatronics, and it has an original song that earworms itself into the minds of everyone who rides it. Related:TRIVIA: How Well Do You Know the ...

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The Gross Reason Disney World’s Liberty Square Has No Bathrooms

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If there’s one thing Disney Parks are famous for, it’s their well-thought-out design. Things like the forced perspective used with Cinderella Castle have become common knowledge among hardcore Disney fans. But there are some other oddities throughout Walt Disney World Resort (and Disneyland Resort). One of the lesser-talked-about lands of Magic Kingdom is Liberty Square. Much attention is always given ...

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The Big Thunder Mountain Secret You Need to Know

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“Hang onto your hats and glasses, folks, ’cause this here’s the wildest ride in the wilderness!” What do those words immediately bring to mind? Adrenaline-pumping thrills, dynamite explosions, a goat? These famous words, of course, can be heard on Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, an iconic attraction that first opened at Disneyland in Anaheim in 1979, followed by Magic Kingdom ...

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Walt Disney’s Housekeeper Died with an Amazing Secret

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Throughout his life, Walt Disney taught all of us to live our dreams. He passed that belief on to everyone around him, and it continues to live on through Disneyland and his final dream, Walt Disney World. The Housekeeper Disney was also incredibly generous to those around him, none more so than the Disney Family’s live-in housekeeper, Thelma Howard. But Howard’s ...

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How Does Disney’s Ride Compare to a REAL Kilimanjaro Safari?

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Jambo from Africa! It’s one of the most unique attractions in theme parks across the world. There’s nothing that comes close to the wild Walt Disney World ride at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, or Disney’s Hollywood Studios – in fact, the entire Magic Kingdom Park could fit inside Kilimanjaro Safaris! Home to a vast array of wildlife, a huge savannah, and ...

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“Splash Mountain” Gets a Brand New Look, And It Isn’t ‘Princess and the Frog’

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Splash Mountain and its closure have been one of the most debated topics in Disney’s history. The popular Magic Kingdom and Disneyland ride delighted fans of Brer Rabbit and The Laughing Place for decades before closing due to Disney’s felt need to address outdated themes. Closing at both locations earlier this year, Splash Mountain fans have been boisterous about their ...

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Disney & Warner Bros. Filming Spot Totally Engulfed in Flames Overnight

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An iconic filming spot for Disney, Warner Bros., and Paramount caught fire overnight, becoming completely engulfed in flames and destroying the giant 17-story location. READ ALSO: Nobody Wants to Buy Disney’s Former Sprawling Estate, But Don’t Blame the Economy A three-alarm blaze tore through a historic hangar located at a former air base in Orange County in Southern California in ...

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