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More Than 1,000 Original Disneyland Items Headed to Auction this Month

Disneyland Resort is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and fans of the resort have a chance to bid on more than 1,000 original collectibles at the end of this month. The items headed to the auction block include cast member costumes, tickets, blueprints from the park, and even a skeleton from the original Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.

New Characters and Merchandise Debuting at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

The first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party for this season is November 7 and this year the annual holiday event includes some Frozen magic and a new character meet-and-greet.

Country Bear Jamboree Gets a Slight Revamp

The Country Bear Jamboree, that Frontierland staple, has recently reopened after being closed for refurbishment; it's received its first updates since it first opened back in the early '70s.

First up, those heading out to take in the show might appreciate the new benches, curains and backdrops. The bears, too, have also be given a makeover, receiving new fur and clothes. In addition, Disney Imagineers have reworked the show itself a little bit, cutting some of the dialogue and music and shortening the overall presentation by about five minutes.

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Be The Hero Of Your Backyard Barbecue With Great Gear from Disney And Marvel

It's almost time that we Americans gather together in community parks and back yards across the nation to show display our patriotic spirt by tossing some meat on the grill, sipping serious cocktails, and lighting things on fire. Yes - the Fourth of July is coming upon us fast and if you hope to be the hero of your family barbecue, I've got some great gear to help you celebrate in style.

Original Magic Kingdom Attractions You Can Still Enjoy

A lot has changed at Walt Disney World since it first opened in 1971. Back then the Magic Kingdom was the only Park, and Disney resort choices included just the Contemporary, Polynesian Village, or the Fort Wilderness Camp Ground. Attractions at the Magic Kingdom have left, and now ones have taken their place, but through it all these time tested rides have survived it all. If you're looking for a taste of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom 1971 style, focus your your touring strategy on taking in these fourteen great original Magic Kingdom rides.

8 Musts For The Magic Kingdom After Dark

While a trip to the Magic Kingdom is magnificent any time of day there are a few things that become even more special after the sun goes down. The Magic Kingdom takes on a different feeling under the night sky with thematic moods enhanced by distinct sound and lighting that easily lead you t believe you're in another place. These eight attractions go from being some of our favorites at any time - to truly spectacular experiences.

Disney History: The Films of Fronteirland

After Fantasyland, it would be difficult to pin down Walt Disney's favorite land in Magic Kingdom, but Frontierland was certainly near and dear to his heart. This is evident in the number of films and television shows produced by the Walt Disney Company that support the theme and inspire the attractions that we still love today. Let's explore some of the films that set the scene and inspired some of the classic attractions that we still enjoy today.

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.

Sip, Snack, and Stroll: Magic Kingdom Classics Challenge

Snack & Strolls are a popular way to eat - or drink - your way around the Parks of Walt Disney World. The most popular versions involve eating your way around the world at Epcot, or conquering the bars of the Seven Seas Lagoon on a monorail crawl. Our friends over at the Disney Food Blog even offer a wide variety of ideas for fun foodie themed "crawls" around Walt Disney World property in their annual Guide to Walt Disney World Dining eBook.

Take A Break On The Walt Disney World Railroad

At some point in just about everyone's day at the Magic Kingdom they hit a wall. It's that point of time when the whole party needs to sit down and take a bit of a break, it may not be time to head back to the hotel yet, but it's certainly time to rest, regroup, and figure out what's next. So where's a great place for the Grown-up to regroup while the younger folks still have the fun of a ride? Why not take your break on the Walt Disney World Railroad?

New Flavors Of The Southwest Served Up At Pecos Bills Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

If there's one thing that you can be sure of at Walt Disney World, it's that things are going to change. There's always something new going on, attractions refreshed, new lands added, and restaurants and menu's relaunched - it's part of what makes each and every Disney vacation special and magical. Now, I know we've recently sung the praises of the burgers and BBQ at Pecos Bill's Tall Tale Inn and Cafe, well, forget all of that, because Disney just launched a brand new menu for the establishment.

Top 10 Savory Snacks at the Magic Kingdom

A couple weeks ago we talked about the best sweet snacks at the Magic Kingdom but today we're talking about the salty and savory snacks that we can't resist. As much as we love a Dole Whip, there are days when nothing but a bucket of Disney World popcorn will do. And as great as a Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar tastes, something you just need French fries.

Favorite Quick Service Spots in the Magic Kingdom

When it comes to grabbing a quick bite to eat at the Magic Kingdom there is no shortage of good (and even great) places to dine. Whether you're looking for a hot dog and fries, or a good cheeseburger, or even a steak sandwich served in a beast's ballroom, you won't go hungry in the Magic Kingdom.