Following the success of Disneyland, which opened in 1955, entertainment pioneer Walt Disney (1901-66) set his sights on what he called his company’s “most exciting and challenging assignment” — the creation of a vast vacation paradise known today as Walt Disney World Resort. Walt’s dream was realized when Magic Kingdom, the first of four theme parks at the sprawling Florida site, opened Oct. 1, 1971.
Disney magic meets Disney music in a new 3-D film spectacular at Magic Kingdom. “Mickey’s PhilharMagic,” presented by Kodak, stars Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other favorite Disney characters animated in a way they’ve never before been seen: grand, glorious, in-your-face, three-dimension — with the added fourth dimension of astonishing in-theater effects.
International visitors to Walt Disney World Resort will feel more welcome, thanks in part to expanded translation services across all four Disney theme parks including a newly designed personal translation device called Ears to the World, Disney
A concert-goer’s quest to see one of the
world’s greatest rock and roll bands takes a few unexpected twists
and turns through the Hollywood hills in Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
Starring Aerosmith, the indoor roller coaster at Disney-MGM
Studios theme park.
The Walt Disney World Resort most guests see is the picture postcard one. Many-splendored Cinderella Castle. Colorful parades. Busy ferryboats plying Epcot
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Taking the popular pin-trading pastime to an exciting new level, Disney’s Pin Traders provides a perfect place for enthusiasts of the fast-growing phenomenon to interact at Walt Disney World Resort.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Listen up, hardies — there be squalls ahead… Pirates of the Caribbean has entertained millions of Walt Disney World guests on a thrilling adventure through dark, mysterious caverns where "dead men tell no tales" since it opened at Magic Kingdom on Dec. 15, 1973. Starring a comical cast of rascals, …
It’s on with the show at Disney-MGM Studios where guests of all ages are immersed in the glitz, glamour and excitement of show business — strolling down Hollywood Boulevard, surrounded by the sights, sounds and personalities of Tinseltown in the 1930s; learning how classic Disney characters are brought to life through the magic of animation; blasting off on a wild limousine ride with America’s premier rock band, Aerosmith, as their guides; or becoming immersed in the world of big-budget movie car chases and the excitement of high-flying stunt performers.
Experiencing The Great Movie Ride is like holding a visitor’s pass
to some of the most famous film shoots in silver screen history. The ride-through attraction at Disney-MGM Studios takes Walt
Disney World Resort guests on a “soundstage tour” of such famous
film settings as the “Casablanca” airport farewell, the Yellow
Brick Road to the Emerald City from “Wizard of Oz,” the “Raiders of
the Lost Ark” Well of Souls and many more.