Video Preview: Disney World’s Art of Animation Resort

James Grosch James Grosch | April 27, 2012

We’re a little over a month away from The Art of Animation, Walt Disney World’s newest Value Resort, from opening. As we reported last month, Disney’s Art of Animation’s Finding Nemo wing, the first of four wings, will open on May 31st. This video gives a preview of the exteriors and interiors of this bright Read More

Starbucks coming to Walt Disney World

James Grosch James Grosch | April 23, 2012

Great news! Soon you’ll be able to get your “venti, non-fat, iced caramel macchiatio, no whip” while inside the parks! The long-rumored arrival of Starbucks to Disney World is coming true. Disney Parks Blog announced this morning that the first of six locations will open this June on Buena Vista Street at the soon-to-be rebooted Read More

Orange Bird returns to Walt Disney World!

James Grosch James Grosch | April 19, 2012

A little bit of Disney World history returned to the Magic Kingdom this week. In a small ceremony on Tuesday morning, Disney and D23 representatives announced the return of the Orange Bird to Sunshine Tree Terrace in Adventureland. The Orange Bird was originally created by Disney for the Florida Citrus Commission, one of the first Read More

Friday the 13th Face Off: Tower of Terror vs. Haunted Mansion

James Grosch James Grosch | April 13, 2012

If your cadaverous pallor betrays an aura of foreboding today, it’s for good reason. Today is Friday the 13th, a day associated with creeps, chills, and scares. In honor of the spooky occasion, Guide2WDW is pitting Disney World’s two creepiest attractions against one another to find out which should hold the title of scariest attraction Read More

Celebrity Guests announced for Walt Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends 2012

James Grosch James Grosch | April 8, 2012

If you are a Star Wars fanatic visiting Disney World in May and June, these are the actors you’re looking for. Disney Parks Blog has announced which Star Wars celebrities will be appearing throughout May and June at Walt Disney World’s Star Wars weekends. Taking place each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from May 18 to Read More

A Sneak Peek at Walt Disney World’s Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar

James Grosch James Grosch | April 8, 2012

If you’ve visited the Italy Pavilion at Epcot recently, you’ve noticed that Tutto Italia has been boxed off behind construction walls. However, come early May, the popular eatery will reopen to Walt Disney World guests with a major addition: Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. Disney Parks Blog revealed an artist’s rendering of the new layout of Read More

Disney CEO Bob Iger: Disney World’s Avatar Land might open by 2015

James Grosch James Grosch | March 19, 2012

At last week’s Walt Disney Company’s shareholder meeting, CEO Bob Iger revealed an interesting tid-bit about the future of Walt Disney World. Iger, shown above with Jim Cameron from last year’s WDW Avatar Land announcement, said that “in all likelihood, we’re not going to open up Avatar Land until some time in 2015.” Disney’s CEO Read More

Disney World’s Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure to replace Kim Possible at Epcot this summer

James Grosch James Grosch | March 13, 2012

Walt Disney World’s first interactive adventure attraction is getting a major facelift come this summer. In an interview with Travel Weekly, Disney Parks and Resort Chairman Tom Staggs confirmed that Epcot’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure will be rethemed around the popular Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb. Today, Disney Parks Blog went into more Read More

Magic Kingdom’s Storybook Circus soft opens today at Walt Disney World.

James Grosch James Grosch | March 12, 2012

The construction walls are finally down, and Storybook Circus, the first section of Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland expansion, has entered a soft opening for all Walt Disney World guests to enjoy! Storybook Circus actually beat Disney’s projected “late March” launch window that we reported last month. This first phase of Storybook Circus includes one carousel Read More

Video preview of Magic Kingdom’s upcoming Be Our Guest Restaurant.

James Grosch James Grosch | March 8, 2012

Disney Parks Blog posted a great video today showing the Walt Disney Imagineers giving a first glimpse into the ballroom at Disney World’s upcoming Be Our Guest Restaurant. The video details the thought process and creation behind a massive mural of the night sky that is supposed to transport you into the world of Beauty Read More