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Disney Tips shares the history behind Disney theme parks, movies, and more.

The Lesser-Known Backstory for DinoLand U.S.A.

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The Walt Disney Company excels in the art of crafting clever and creative stories. We’ve seen their handiwork repeatedly throughout various films and other presentations. And their intricate incorporation of detailed backstories into numerous theme park attractions is one of the many things that sets them apart from everyone else. Every backstory Disney thinks up is a uniquely well-plotted and ...

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Lesser-Known Disney Road Trip Landmarks

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It is generally known that there are so many Disney-related tributes for fans to visit worldwide. Some of the most obvious examples are rides and various other attractions that make up the scene of beloved Disney Resort destinations. But for the adamant Disney fan looking to get as much as possible out of everything Disney, there are numerous other sites ...

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Which Magic Kingdom Attraction Matches Your Age? Let’s Find Out!

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Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion, or Splash Mountain? We all have our favorite Disney rides, the ones with the most nostalgia, magic, or thrills. But do you know which Magic Kingdom attraction matches your age? Well, let’s adventure down memory lane and find out! (Of course, if you were born before the Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, ...

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How Disney Changed The Super Bowl Halftime Show

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It seems everyone had a ball this weekend watching the intense Super Bowl LVII. In a nail-biting game, the Kansas City Chiefs overcame the Philidelphia Eagles and won 38-35. And completing the famous Super Bowl tradition, on Monday, February 13, Patrick Mahomes and the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs made their grand appearance at Disneyland Park. This year’s Super Bowl ...

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Creepy Urban Legends and Rumors About Disney Parks

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Over the years, some pretty creepy stuff has come out about the Walt Disney Company and Disney Parks. From elaborate conspiracy theories to ghoulish ghost stories, repeatedly retold myths to the occasional strange-but-true facts that have been embellished beyond recognition from their former formats, there is no shortage of the ever-growing collaborative of Disney lore and legends. Some folks genuinely ...

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Why You Should Plan a Meal At Liberty Tree Tavern

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Liberty Tree Tavern is a restaurant located in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, in the Liberty Square area of this iconic Disney Park. It’s a popular dining spot for Guests, known for its American colonial atmosphere, hearty meals, and great vibes. If you are new to Walt Disney World Resort vacations or a seasoned Guest, you’ll still enjoy this Disney ...

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Movies to Watch Before You Visit Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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From the start, Disney’s Hollywood Studios has always been about the movies. Originally having opened as Disney-MGM Studios back in 1989, it was the first of its kind, as far as Disney theme parks were concerned—one that exuded the nostalgic feel and sentiments of classic Hollywood back in its Golden Age. Many folks feel that Disney’s Hollywood Studios has lost ...

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Could Pleasure Island Ever Return to Disney World?

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Today we readily accept the bustling nightlife scenes at Walt Disney World Resort as part of the diverse makeup of various experiences to be enjoyed by Guests. But that wasn’t always the case. It wasn’t until the establishment of Pleasure Island that the idea of clubbing and more adult-oriented entertainment on Disney property even took off. Once presented as a ...

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The Story Behind ‘The Empress Lilly’ at Disney World

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If you’ve ever visited “The Landing” at Disney Springs, you’ve more than likely observed that very impressive and stately riverboat docked permanently out on the waters of Lake Buena Vista. Most know it today as being the site for one of Disney’s most unique signature seafood restaurants—Paddlefish. But the fact remains that this riverboat replica has had an anchored presence ...

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Why Prince Harry Will Miss Splash Mountain More Than Most

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There’s been a real “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” about the recent closure of the iconic Splash Mountain attraction at Walt Disney World. The log flume has been a fan-favorite for years, and now, The Princess and the Frog (2009) is replacing the Magic Kingdom ride when Tiana’s Bayou Adventure opens in 2024. While many Disney fans are excited to see Princess Tiana and ...

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