Author: Dean Chapman

Indiana Jones Adventure Ride

Indiana Jones Adventure Review

Indiana Jones Adventure Review Location: Adventureland – Disneyland Park Height Requirement: 46″ Attraction Type: Thrill Ride – Vehicle Fastpass Attraction: Yes This attraction is very dear to me as my first visit to the Disneyland Resort happened shortly after Indiana Jones Adventure opened at Disneyland Park. That was in 1995 and I was about 9…
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Beaches & Cream Soda Shop

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop Set to Reopen

Bring out the spoons and get ready to return to one of the most popular restaurants at Walt Disney World® Resort! That’s right, Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is set to reopen at Disney’s Beach Club Resort on Dec. 26, 2019. The popular restaurant will return with those classic fan-favorite flavored sodas, malted milkshakes, hot-off-the-grill items, and…
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Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Hotel to Open in 2021

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will begin transporting Guests from Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida to a galaxy far, far away beginning in 2021, Walt Disney Imagineering announced. This is a new type of immersive vacation that only Disney could create – a two-night, cruise-style itinerary where you become the hero of your own adventure in…
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Magic Happens Parade

‘Magic Happens’ Parade to Premiere Feb. 28, 2020 at Disneyland Park

Exciting news! The all-new “Magic Happens” parade will make its debut at Disneyland® Park, beginning Feb. 28, 2020. As we previously shared, “Magic Happens” celebrates awe-inspiring moments of magic that are at the heart of so many Disney stories. Mickey Mouse leads this new daytime spectacular down Main Street, U.S.A., revealing a parade of stunning floats, beautiful…
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Drury Hotels

Drury Hotels to Develop Property in Disney Springs Resort

Drury Hotels is developing its largest property to date, the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista, and will begin to welcome guests by spring 2021. The new hotel will be located in the Disney Springs® Resort Area and the entire project will be complete by the end of 2021, with its first set of rooms available…
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Space 220 Restaurant

New Restaurants Coming to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This year we’ve announced several new dining experiences coming to Walt Disney World® Resort, and today we’re excited to share a few more details on three of the restaurants coming soon to Epcot® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®! Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue The new fast-casual restaurant opening this winter at The American Adventure in Epcot will serve classic barbecue and…
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Rise of the Resistance

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Review

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Review Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Galaxy’s Edge Height Requirement: 40″ Attraction Type: Thrill Ride – Trackless FastPass+ Attraction: Coming Soon Yes it’s finally here! Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance has opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios as of Dec. 5th, 2019. I’m writing this review about 45 minutes…
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Inside Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at Epcot

Chef Remy is cooking up something special at Epcot®, and we have a first look inside to share with you today!  Walt Disney Imagineering is hard at work developing a new attraction for the park’s France pavilion, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, planned to open in summer 2020. Based on Disney and Pixar’s hit film, “Ratatouille,” this family-friendly…
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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Guide

2019 Guide to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Tis the season to celebrate the Holidays! It’s my favorite time of the year to be at the Walt Disney World Resort as guests get to participate in the seasonal festivities at all 4 parks, resort hotels and Disney Springs. It seems everywhere you turn there’s something…
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Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Set to Open March 4, 2020

In a special presentation Tuesday at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek announced Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will open March 4, 2020, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.  This will be the first Disney ride-through attraction featuring Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, that will draw you inside a Mickey cartoon for…
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