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D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind Celebrating Disney Attractions from the Past

If you're a fan of extinct Disney World attractions, the D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind event is one you don't want to miss.

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is hosting the event that will honor Disney attractions of years gone by including 'If You Had Wings' and '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' through stories, vintage videos, and concept art.

The two-day event takes place November 22 and 23 at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Animator Bill Justice Passes Away

Bill Justice, a Disney animator, passed away at a Santa Monica nursing home last Thursday. He had just turned 97. Fans might not recognize his name, but undoubtedly know some of the characters he helped bring to life by animation for Disney favorites.

He began his career with Disney in 1937 and went on to work on such classics as "Fantasia" and "Bambi." In fact, he animated Thumper, a beloved "Bambi" character, as well as fan favorites Chip and Dale. The opening Mickey Mouse March for the 1950's show "The Mickey Mouse Club" is also among his animation credits.

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Best Spots to Relax at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

We've all been there: that moment when you hit "vacation overload" when the crowds and noise and arguing kids have finally taken their toll and we just want a few minutes of peace and quiet. But where can you find these zones of respite at Disney World when you're surrounded by throngs of people, especially during the crazy holiday season?

Tomorrowland Refurbishment Brings A Bright New Color Scheme

Unlike most of the Lands in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Tomorrowland is always fighting against time to stay current and ahead of it all in this modern age. This has lead to a bit of personality disorder as the overall themeing and attractions seem to get switched up more than anyplace else. Apparently it's about that time again, and Tomorrowland is getting a facelift.

15 Disney Tips From A Cranky Cynic

My name is Geordon, and my wife is a Disney-a-holic. It's not that I didn't know this when we got married, I just wasn't quite aware of the place it would take in our lives. I was in no way, shape, or form a Disney fan. My parents had taken me once as a teenager and that was quite enough. However - over the 17 years that my wife has dragged me on her annual "pilgrimage" to Walt Disney World, I've come to respect her love for all things Disney and the work she puts into making sure everyone gets the vacation they want.

Six Spots To Stay Cool At The Walt Disney World Resort

Summer has returned with all its vacation glory, and as the masses make their annual pilgrimage to the vacation kingdom of the world, it seems like time to remind folks to stay cool. Where can a tired, overheated traveler go to escape the midday heat? Here are six spots to keep in mind for staying cool at the Walt Disney World Resort.

The Top 10 Relaxing Rides at Walt Disney World

While I love most of the attractions at Walt Disney World, I have a great fondness for what we like to call "chill rides." Basically they're the exact opposite of the thrill rides we talked about last week. I will freely admit that I like the rides where I can sit back, relax, and not have to worry about my roller coaster car suddenly speeding backward down a steep incline. Yeah, chill rides.

Attractions to Relax On in the Magic Kingdom

In the middle of the day you may not need to head back to your room, but sometimes it's nice to take a little break in your touring schedule. These five great attractions let your party keep on touring while still giving everyone the chance to sit down and rest for a few minutes. Whether you want to get off of your feet or you're looking for a little climate control these classic attractions keep the magic alive and can help you rejuvenate.

Classic Disney Attractions Influenced By The 1964 World's Fair

When Disneyland opened in 1955, Walt Disney's team of imagineers lacked the tools and knowledge to create most of the attractions that we see in the parks today. Many of the technological concepts that fuel todays attractions simply didn't exist yet and many exist today because of the research and experimentation of those early imagineers - with a little bit of outside help.

Top 10 "Coolest" Attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the temperatures continue to soar during the Coolest Summer Ever at the Walt Disney World Resort it seemed like a good time to talk about the "coolest attractions" in the theme parks. And we're not talking about 'Oh man, Space Mountain is so cool!' but rather we're talking about the attractions that are "cool" and where you won't melt into a puddle on the sidewalk.

Theme Park Survival Tips For A 4th of July at Walt Disney World

With Independence Day almost upon us, Disney fans are making plans to head to the Parks to celebrate the holiday. While this isn't quite as crowded as Christmas or New Year's Eve, Guests should be prepared for some of the largest crowds of the year. Here are a few survival tips for enjoying your Disney 4th of July.

The Top Spots to Take a Break at the Magic Kingdom

We've all been there. Fighting our way through the crowds at the Magic Kingdom when it's hot and you're melting and you're just about thisclose to a "Calgon take me a way" moment. In that instance it might seem as if you'll never escape the crowds and you'll just get swept up in a sea of Mouse Ear-wearing humanity. But there is hope. There are places to take a break and escape for just a few minutes.