“To the youngsters of today, I say believe in the future, the world
is getting better; there still is plenty of opportunity. Why, would
you believe it, when I was a kid I thought it was already too late
for me to make good at anything.”
Walt Disney was an entertainment pioneer, introducing families to
groundbreaking cartoons, feature films, theme parks and more. Most
everyone knows when he was born (in Chicago on Dec. 5, 1901), his
first motion picture (a 1928 short titled “Steamboat Willie”) and
his other landmark family-entertainment ventures (“The Mickey Mouse
Club,” “Davy Crockett” and “The Wonderful World of Disney”).
‘Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream’ takes 21st-century visitors to Walt
Disney World Resort on an emotional journey that starts with
Disney’s birth in 1901 and ends with the company’s vision for the
future. The interactive gallery and new film is located on Mickey
Avenue at the Disney-MGM Studios.
A dazzling blue 122-foot-tall Mickey’s
Sorcerer’s Hat takes center stage at Disney-MGM Studios representing the magic of show business and the
entertainment wizardry of Disney that is captured throughout shows
and attractions at the park.
Hundreds of pieces of authentic sculpted African art and a rare
ceremonial mask towering 16 feet add to the cultural splendor and
mystique of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Time was, families gathered at Atlantic beach towns to stroll the boardwalks in search of entertainment. That was just about a century ago, in the golden era of amusement parks, when Ferris wheels and carousels were set out on vast piers protruding into the Atlantic Ocean. It was a giddy, …
Eleven countries and four continents in one vacation? A trip around
the world is a daily experience for guests visiting World Showcase
at Epcot. Awaiting guests is exotic cuisine, entertainment,
artisans, cultural ambassadors and scenic wonders of Canada, the
United Kingdom, France, Morocco, Japan, Italy, Germany, China,
Norway, Mexico and The American Adventure.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, guests on a “gift safari” venture into a realm where each treasure and trinket tells a tale in a fusion of vibrant colors and bold textures. Zawadi Marketplace, the signature retail shop at Disney’s newest deluxe resort, celebrates the romantic and adventuresome spirit of Africa …
Overview: Hand-carved furnishings, rich wood and vibrant colors at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge offer Walt Disney World guests the finest in authentic African architecture and design. Guests are immersed in an environment inspired by the cultural splendor and picturesque beauty of an African wildlife reserve. Many of the resort’s guest rooms feature balconies overlooking savannas …
More lights, more sounds and plenty of action await guests at the
“Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!” in Disney-MGM Studios at
Walt Disney World Resort.