From our Mailbox: Disney Parks Moms Panelists can answer all of your vacation planning questions from “how long does it take to get from Disney’s Art of Animation Resort to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park” to “what are the best character dining experiences for girls” and so much more. Looking for multiple perspectives? Check out Moms Views, where several of the Disney Parks Moms Panelists weigh in together to answer your trending Disney vacation questions. Popular…"Moms Panel Monday: Got Vacation Planning Questions?"
From our Mailbox: It has been fifteen years since we last saw the original headstones fill the hillsides at the Haunted Mansion in Disneyland park. Claude Coats, Marc Davis and X Atencio are just a few of the masterminds behind the Haunted Mansion whose whimsical headstones disappeared. I spoke with art director Kim Irvine who explained how the headstones made it back to their original home. The original headstones and the Imagineers they represented are…"Haunted Mansion Headstones Return to Disneyland Park"
From our Mailbox: “On your left!” We’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of Captain America’s first appearance this year! We’re excited to share some of our Captain America 5k-inspired looks to wear throughout the weekend at Disneyland Resort. Whether you’re visiting the parks or enjoying the Pasta Party & A Movie, these Captain America-inspired looks will make a statement! Captain America’s classic color combination shows off his patriotism with bold red, white and blue. Our women’s…"Captain America-Inspired Style for runDisney Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort"
From our Mailbox: This month, I stopped by Norway Pavilion as part of my shopping journey around World Showcase at Epcot. You may recall I’ve been visiting each pavilion this year highlighting the beautiful architecture and unique shopping experiences. I served as an attraction manager in Norway Pavilion in 2003, so it was nice revisiting my former home. The pavilion opened in World Showcase in May 1988. The architecture reflects several Norse towns, including Bergen,…"A World Showcase of Unforgettable Shopping at Epcot – Norway Pavilion"
From our Mailbox: Happy Halloween, everyone! It has been an absolute blast sharing our Halloween content with you this month. To celebrate the fact that the spookiest day of the year is finally here, we’re giving you 17 different Disney Parks Blog wallpapers to choose from to get the festivities started early! Our wallpapers were inspired by a variety of spooky aspects of Walt Disney World Resort during fall – from Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party,…"Celebrate Halloween With ‘Haunting’ Disney Parks Blog Wallpapers"
From our Mailbox: From everyone at Disney Cruise Line, Happy Halloween! We’re wishing you a magically eerie day filled with lots of candy and plenty of smiles. If you missed the fun with us this year, check out when you can celebrate Halloween on the High Seas next year. Take a look back at my past posts to learn more about how we bring the thrills and chills of the season to all of our…"Happy Halloween From the High Seas"
From our Mailbox: Our incredibly creative duo, Simone Miranda and Mike Britton, have done it again with another amazing Halloween DIY just in time for the holiday. When it comes to Halloween creeps, ooey, gooey slime is about a 10 on my gross-out meter – but still kinda fun to play with. Simone, Mike (and team) came up with some DIYs on how you can make your own Disney Slime, with styles inspired by Disney…"Halloween DIY: Disney Glitter Slime"
From our Mailbox: Mother Nature is clearly a fan of the most delicious time of year here at Walt Disney World, as the weather couldn’t be more perfect for a day (or days!) of strolling around the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and sampling our global cuisine. Disney chefs are proud of the authenticity of every dish. In this video, I take you behind the scenes to see how chefs prepare one of our…"Behind the Scenes at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival"
From our Mailbox: In the 2012 film “Wreck-It Ralph,” King Candy not only rules Sugar Rush, but also oversees each and every car race that takes place in the game. That’s why artist Ashley Taylor picked Tomorrowland Speedway as the first stop King Candy would make if he had the chance to visit Magic Kingdom Park. According to Ashley, the diversity of all the cars in the race in the film was what inspired her.…"Disney Doodle: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Villain, King Candy, Rules The Tomorrowland Speedway"
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Been there, done that? Maybe, but did you know that inside Walt Disney World Resort lies a whole other Walt Disney World Resort? One in which you can… “Hang 10” and learn to surf Set sail on a pirate adventure for buried treasure Be pampered in a “couples massage” Dine with an actual Disney Imagineer Beyond traditional theme park-going, these options and more are available to guests booking premium, add-on…"From Safaris to Learn to Surf, Lunch with an Imagineer or Animal Expert, Premium Experiences Deliver Fun Options for Walt Disney World Resort Guests"