LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Hang on to your hats, cowboys (and cowgirls), aboard this runaway train through the Old West on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Walt Disney World Resort. The landmark attraction in the heart of Frontierland transports Magic Kingdom guests on a harrowing journey through an abandoned gold mine, with red stone slopes, mysterious caverns, spiraling buttes and fun-filled adventures along the way.
With the launch of the groundbreaking “Turtle Talk With Crush” attraction at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney has established yet another theme park landmark in keeping with Walt Disney’s simple philosophy, “I believe in being an innovator.”
Through a rich combination of storytelling, guest service, imagination and complex engineering born out of years of research and development, Disney’s resorts around the world have become synonymous with cutting-edge achievements in themed entertainment since Disneyland opened in 1955.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Happy haunts — 999 to be exact — welcome ghoulish-loving guests to The Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World Resort with a doom buggy full of tricks and treats in the eerie gothic manor. A Magic Kingdom classic, The Haunted Mansion is one of the most beloved attractions at Walt Disney …
During a 43-year Hollywood career, which spanned the development of the motion picture medium as a modern American art, Walter Elias Disney, a modern Aesop, established himself and his product as a genuine part of Americana. David Low, the late British political cartoonist, called Disney
EPCOT FACT SHEET Excitement of discovery: Walt Disney envisioned a showcase for innovation. A place where people could experience the cutting edge of technology. A place celebrating human achievement. The embryo of an idea grew to become Epcot, the Disney discovery park — 305 acres of attractions, shows, interactive presentations, dining, shopping and architectural …
Dancing flames, cascading fountains and eye-popping fireworks synchronized to a dramatic musical score light the skies and decorate the lagoon of Epcot World Showcase during
Figment is back! The playful purple dragon who captured millions of hearts at Walt Disney World Resort has returned to Epcot to once again demonstrate the power of imagination.
Track Length: 3,403 feet, which is more than a half-mile of twists, turns, loops, corkscrews, hills and dips. Inversions: Two roll-over loops and one corkscrew — Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is Disney’s first coaster in the United States to feature inversions. “Limotrain” Capacity: 24 guests, about twice the number of passengers who fit …
“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”).