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

The First Ever Disney World Resorts

Building Disney World

Disney World has so much to offer. Since opening day, Disney has been a place of adventure and magic for Guests. Many things have changed, grown, and improved since October 1, 1971, but some things, delightfully, have stayed the same. Before Walt Disney World opened, Roy O. Disney set out to have two Resorts open for opening day. Those Resorts ...

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10 Inspiring Quotes Said by Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Walt Disney was a pioneer in his field and a giant in the world of animation. With his efforts, films were changed, and so were lives. Walt Disney never allowed a no or a slammed door in his face to deter him from pursuing his dreams. He was a true inspiration through his work and the creation of The Walt ...

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Shocking Facts About the Country Bears

Country Bear Jamboree Finale

The Country Bear Jamboree is one of the most iconic audio-animatronic shows at Walt Disney World (second maybe to the Enchanted Tiki Room or the Carousel of Progress). But just as with all classic Disney attractions, it has a list of interesting facts and stories involving Imagineers or Walt Disney himself. And the Country Bear Jamboree is no different. So ...

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6 Shows to Learn More About Disney

Walt Disney

Have you ever wondered how The Walt Disney Company came to be? Starring up at Cinderella Castle, are you asking yourself how while you are in awe? Disney has created so many unimaginable Parks, films, experiences, and more. The Walt Disney Company is constantly pushing the limits and trying new things, being the first in every space with innovation. With ...

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5 Inspiring Disney Characters

Mickey Mouse

Disney films have a way of inspiring us viewers to do better and to be better. Every plot, no matter the film, always has messages about being true to yourself, following your dreams and standing up for what’s right. So many of us Disney fans have our own favorite characters, mainly because of who they are. With so many characters ...

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The Worst Disney Movies You’ve Never Seen

Family from Fuzzbucket Movie

There’s nothing like a classic Disney movie. For 100 years, Walt Disney Studios has been making motion pictures, including live action movies, animated shorts, and feature films. Through the decades, some have been box office successes spawning sequels, theme Park rides, broadway adaptions, toy lines, and more. Others, however…have been quickly forgotten – either by Disney’s doing or pop culture’s ...

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Expedition Everest…Secrets, Facts and Trivia

Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom Park

When Animal Kingdom opened in 1998, it offered few attractions for Guests that could be considered thrill rides. Disney’s solution? Expand the mountain range of Walt Disney World Resort with Expedition Everest! In 2011, it was listed as the most expensive roller coaster in the world until it was dethroned by Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in Universal’s Islands of ...

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Disney’s Canceled Theme Park: WestCOT

Rendering of what WestCOT could be

It’s always exciting to imagine what a new Disney theme Park would be like. And it’s also just as fun to look back and examine the many Disney theme Parks that were planned but never built. Introducing WestCOT… High fidelity images of WestCOT concept art from the @DisneyD23 panel on DCA: https://t.co/UNoypOmYJ8 pic.twitter.com/eIXtuWO50j — Frederick Chambers (@HelmsmanFreddy) March 11, 2021 ...

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Top 13 Secrets About the Tower of Terror

Tower of Terror at Night

It “towers” over Hollywood Studios and currently stands as the theme Park’s icon (since the Water Tower and Sorcerer’s Hat are no longer the Park’s landmarks). But there’s more to the classic attraction than just a drop-tower thrill ride. Let’s explore the top 13 secrets you may not know about the Hollywood Tower Hotel. 1. Almost 200 Feet The Tower ...

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10 Most Inspiring Disney Movie Quotes

Walt Disney

Disney has given us fans so many things like inspiration, motivation, and most of all, magic. The gift of believing has never fallen short in any Disney film and has always given the message to never give up. Inspirational Disney quotes are for every day, as you walk through the Disney Parks and walk through your life. Disney has compiled ...

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