Archive for September, 2010
My favorite season to go to Disney World on my Orlando vacation is definitely in the fall. The leaves in Orlando don’t quite change into the golden reds and yellows but the weather is much, much cooler than in summer- especially if you do what I do, and go after 4:00 pm. The best part
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A new restaurant opened up just about a week ago at Disney’s Epcot- La Hacienda de San Angel, next to La Cantina de San Angel located at the Mexico area in Epcot’s World Showcase. It offers a beautiful view of the Epcot lagoon and, of course, the nightly fireworks extravaganza, Illuminations! The original restaurant opened
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As I mentioned in my last blog post, another three hour tour (I’ll spare you all the Gilligan’s Island jokes this time) is the Disney’s Animal Kingdom Backstage Safari tour. Open to guests 16 years of age and older, the tour provides an intimate look at the many innovative ways that Disney Cast Members are
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For anyone interested in Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s back story, there is a three hour tour (a threeee hour tooouuur) called Wild By Design. The tour focuses on how the Imagineering team at Disney World managed to turn the Florida wetlands into a beautiful area for the many animals that are there today. All guests 14
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Continuing on with the Halloween Horror Nights 20 “Warehouse Experience” minigames, found on the Halloween Horror Nights XX website: Third was Death. You’re in a dark garden and there’s a ghost of a bride whooshing around. You have to take her picture at a specific time, or… well, she kills you. If you do take
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If you go to the website for Halloween Horror nights 20, you can find the Warehouse Experience- a collection 5 minigames that lead you to a view of Fear himself. They can be tricky, since they don’t really give you any hints as to what to do until after you die, but they’re actually pretty
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Halloween Horror Nights isn’t all haunted houses- here are the Scare Zones: The Coven – presumably, this will deal with witches, curses, and the like. Scary! Zombie Gras: In this little twist, a Mardi Gras parade has been overtaken by hungry zombies. Saws n’ Steam: After a natural disaster evaporates water sources, the search for
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Halloween Horror Nights 2010 will be better than ever, with its 6 new scare zones, 8 new haunted houses, and two live shows! It’s looking to be creatively terrifying, filled with scary things to see and do. So how about it… do you think you have what it takes to conquer your fears? Haunted Houses:
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On July 1, 2010, Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomed three new baby warthogs and two scimitar-horned calves to their family, thanks to Animal Kingdom’s tradition of successful breeding and births. The mothers and babies were all extremely healthy and doing quite well and were held backstage to bond. The scimitar-horned oryx births were especially significant seeing
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16 Christian music artists and bands all lined up for a truly amazing show for the Night of Joy at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, which took place September 10-11. “Artist of the Year” winners performed, as well as Dove Award and Grammy Award winners. After regular Magic Kingdom hours, the special-ticket event had live
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Magic Kingdom’s Space Mountain at the Walt Disney World Resort recently re-opened with a brand new audio system they are calling “Starry-O-Phonic Sound.” It consists of 60 speakers installed on the sides of the track, or off-board, which is the opposite of Rock ‘n’ RollerCoaster’s on-board speakers. All of the neat sound effects and music
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At this year’s Halloween Horror Nights, all you have to fear is Fear itself. On dark night, a lone security guard out on his rounds stumbles upon a lantern in the Universal Halloween Horror Nights prop room, and it unleashes a powerful entity that’s been behind the frightening occurrences at Halloween Horror Nights for the
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Want to come to Orlando for your Halloween party- but Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights is far too scary for your kids? Bring them to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom theme park! It requires a separate ticket for admission, and includes a Halloween parade, a special Halloween fireworks show with Disney villains
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Why should you come to Orlando for your Florida vacation? Orlando lets you experience the ultimate in fun AND relaxation. During the warmer months, you can kick back and relax on any water park lazy river, or ride the waves at Sea World’s Aquatica or Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water parks. Winter holidays mean brightly-lit streets,
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Busch Gardens is hosting its annual scare event- its Halloween Howl-O-Scream, with a rock theme to make it a REAL Halloween Party! “My X Rocks,” as it seems it’s called this year, will feature live music by band My X. However, as fans sneak backstage and discover that the “cruel song lyrics” are more than
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