Caption This: Jungle Cruise Encounter At Disneyland Park

Can you believe that Disney’s Hollywood Studios will mark 25 years on May 1?
We’ll celebrate the park’s milestone on the Disney Parks Blog this Thursday. In the meantime, check out this park-inspired wallpaper to your computer desktop or mobile device. The design depicts Disney characters back in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Simply click on the image below to find the size you need.
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Celebrate Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary With Our ‘Disney Stars’ Wallpaper by Jennifer Fickley-Baker: Originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog

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You never know what you may find along the treacherous waters of the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland park. Looks like this solo skipper has come across a pair of locals … what do you think this encounter might sound like? Show us your stripes and “Caption This!”
Caption This: Jungle Cruise Encounter at Disneyland Park by Erin Glover: Originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Anniversary Cupcake Available Only May 1

Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then transfer cupcakes to a cooling rack and cool completely before frosting. For hazelnut-chocolate buttercream: Combine shortening and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat until creamy. Beat in hazelnut-chocolate spread and vanilla extract until smooth. With mixer running at medium speed, add confectioners’ sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating well to combine before adding the next cup.
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From Theme Parks To Clear Beaches, Florida Has All Of It


Still wondering why Florida is among the very best vacation locations for the whole household? Just go with all that America’s ‘Sunshine State’ has to offer and you’ll understand.

Starting with its climate so warm and continuing with its clear blue water and tropical coral islands, going with the nature reserves, world-famous beaches to amusement park and the Kennedy Space Centre, Florida offers entertain to the entire household.

Orlando turned into one of the top vacation locations in all of the United States considering that 1971 when Disney Land opened its gates. This home entertainment mecca is world-famous as the home of Disney World ®, but even without Disney, Orlando would be a magical kingdom. SeaWorld, Cypress Gardens, and Universal Studios are simply a few of the attractions. Orlando, naturally blessed with a climate that is matched just by the temperate conditions of southern California is proud of the Walt Disney Resort that spans even more than 47 miles and is home not just to one, but to numerous Disney Resorts.

The household of Disney Resorts that collectively make up Orlando’s Walt Disney World include the Magic Kingdom, the Epcot Center, the Disney-MGM Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. At the Magic Kingdom Resort, it’s the popular members of the Disney motion picture family that are spotlight. This park’s well-known attractions are “It’s a Small World”, “Peter Pan’s Flight”, the “Cinderella Castle”, the most recognizable of Disney’s icons, the Jungle Cruise” and “the Magic Carpets of Aladdin”. Universal Studios is an area where you can live out your dreams of being a movie star, is a mix of working film studio and amusement park. Sea World’s Wild Artic will lead you through the world of polar bears and beluga whales. Disney-Hollywood Studios’ Twilight Zone consists of a 13-story plunge in the Tower of Terror.

Science and the spirit of exploration are the name of the video game at Disney’s Epcot Center. Popular destinations right here include: “Mission Space”, “Test Track”, and “Turtle Talk with Crush”. This is a terrific area to take the children in order to fuel their interest and childlike interest for the mysteries of science.

A holiday in Orlando is something special for a range of reasons not only the surrounding amusement park. Orlando is controlled by Lake Eola and is an excellent center for shopping and eating. The trendy stores of Thorton Park, antique stores on Orange Avenue, 150 tough golf links within a 45-minute drive, and lots of night life show Orlando caters to grownups, too. The most popular downtown icon is Church Street Station, a collection of dining establishments, bars and shops which actually comes alive during the night as the air cools and the music bars get going. The Orlando Science Center and the Orlando Museum of Art will supply you findings about Mayan civilization.

If you want to uncover the ‘Real Florida’ go to Ocala National Forest, a delightful nature reserve with numerous natural springs and lakes, and great hiking, canoeing, fishing and swimming or see heaven Spring State Park which, for centuries, was your home to the Timucuan Indians. You shouldn’t miss out on the manatee’s your home at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge where migrating birds stop on their way to and from South America.

Palm Beach and Miami Beach are probably the most well-known coastlines on the Atlantic ‘Gold’ Coast. The golden coastlines, warm and clear sea, the great sand sea is are making this area of shoreline suitable for children. The atmosphere on the streets, the food, the music and the spirit in Miami are brilliant due to the Hispanic population. The Art Deco Historic District, a collection of brilliant pink, lavender and blue-green structures dating from the 1920s, is among the most amazing parts of town.

“sea Rescue” And “the Wildlife Docs” Are New This Weekend!

“Sea Rescue” and “The Wildlife Docs” are New This Weekend! by Staff Catch new episodes of Sea Rescue and The Wildlife Docs this weekend! On Sea Rescue when a family on a boat trip in Florida discovers a newborn dolphin, his prospects don’t look good. But with round-the-clock care from the SeaWorld team, Turner the dolphin ends up fulfilling a vital role in the U.S Navy. On The Wildlife Docs the Busch Gardens animal team closely monitors Harry, a two-toed sloth, to determine whether he is healthy enough to continue his work on the park’s Animal Ambassador Team.
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Sea Rescue and The Wildlife Docs air nationally on ABC on Saturday mornings during “Litton’s Weekend Adventure” and are among the most popular Saturday morning shows. They are part of the #1 rated block on Saturday mornings and are consistently rated #1 in the top ten U.S. markets including the four largest: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. Currently in its third season, Sea Rescue has been seen by more than 120 million viewers. Time is subject to change so be sure to check your local listings.
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Disney In The Summer Is Better With These Ideas

Orlando Florida is a hot part of the earth and come summer the humidity and temperature can reach triple digits. Even worse still, weeks of heat take place precisely when school is out and households head to Walt Disney World. No one in her right mindset thinks about heat, humidity and crowd a great combination, but with some planning, your household’s summer vacation to Disney World can still be enjoyable.

Staying at an on-property Disney hotel is an excellent start. You can commute to the parks in air-conditioned convenience utilizing Disney bus, monorail or water transportation. This is certainly a better option than driving a vehicle that has actually been baking in the sun for hours.

Another incentive for staying on a Disney home is that you can take benefit of the Extra Magic Hour. On designated days, a Walt Disney World theme park will open an hour early for Disney Resort friends and families just. With that additional hour, you have time to take a break during the afternoon for a swim or a nap. Some resorts even have water activities, such as water skiing and surfing lessons, which are best for a hot day.

Pack a couple of water-mister fans. These little gadget’s are life-savers. It’s thrill to get the Mickey variation in the park, but why pay $15 a pop if you can get them at Wal-Mart for $4.95 each? Kids will be contesting them, so getting a few of them cheaply and packing extra batteries to go is a smart choice.

If you have a Park-Hopper Pass, cool down by seeing the water parks. Both Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon offer great deals of thrill for the entire household in the form of slides or raft rides. The theme park get crowded in a hot day very quick, so if you reach 11 am or after, anticipate a lot of queuing in the hot sun.

This is obvious, but vital to discuss nevertheless: outfit light and wear sandals. Many theme-park guidebooks encourage correct shoes and socks, but with the heat and humidity, covering your feet in socks isn’t in fact going to help.

Bear in mind to drink lots of water. If somebody in your group does get dehydrated, get to the First Aid Station. Each Disney style park has one.

This is the very best pointer, which is why I’m waiting for the last. If you have toddlers, let them set the rate. Kids get irritable quickly in the heat. This is more so considering that while you are looking at castles, they are in a hot stroller with absolutely nothing interesting at eye level. So if the children are tired, go to somewhere with air-conditioning, have a break in a restaurant, or do anything that permits everybody to cool down.

Disney Parks After Dark: Big Sky Over Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

If you liked Paul’s “Big Moon” over Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at the Disneyland Resort , then chances are you’ll enjoy tonight’s new “Disney Parks After Dark” image. It’s a beautiful look at a mysterious big sky over the entrance to one of my favorite attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The image is another example of how we use light to enhance the park after the sun sets.
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May 2014 Merchandise Events at the Disneyland Resort

on Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland park. Stop by Disneyana throughout the day and meet the artists behind this new piece. Not able to make it?
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MyMagic+ Adding Even More Magic to FastPass+

Many of you expressed excitement about the evolution of FastPass+ and the fact that we were working on ways to provide our guests with the ability add more FastPass+ entitlements in addition to the three they can plan in advance and a feature that enabled the ability to make those additional selections while park hopping. And we are pleased to let you know that as of next week our guests will be able to do just that. So starting Monday, after guests have used their first three FastPass+ selections, they will be able to select another one at one of the kiosks located in each of our WDW parks. When they’ve used that one, they’ll be able to select another, and so on, ultimately providing guests with even more ways to customize their Walt Disney World Vacation. Guests will also be able to select and use their additional FastPass+ entitlements when they hop from park to park. As we’ve said from the beginning, MyMagic+ will continue to evolve over time with the aim of continuing to improve our guests’ experience with us and in response to feedback from our guests.
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Exactly How Cold Is Winter Time In Disney World?


Are you preparing a Disney World FL vacation but require to get an idea of what the weather condition will resemble when you go? Be ready for exactly what Mother Nature could throw at you. In this short article, you’ll have useful the ordinary everyday low and heats (Fahrenheit), average day-to-day humidity portion, and the common variety of rainy days for each month of the year.

In January, the average low is 50 degrees and the ordinary high is 72. The humidity ordinary falls at 72.5 %, and the number of rainy days this month generally gets is 6.

For February, the typical low and high is 51 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit, respectively. The everyday humidity averages at 70.5 % and February gets about 7 days of rain.

In the month of March, the average day-to-day low will hit 56 degrees and the high will strike 79. The everyday humidity average is relatively low for Disney World/Orlando: 69.5 %. The variety of rainy March days is 8.

As for April, you’ll be asleep in 60 degree temperature level, and you’ll discover yourself engaging in activities with 79 degree weather outside. This month likewise has the lowest typical day-to-day humidity of the year at 67.5 %, and the rainy days balance out at 6.

In May, expect to enjoy a daily low average of 66, however this month things begin to actually warm up– the average daily high jumps to 83 degrees. You’ll experience the day-to-day humidity average at 68.5 %, and it normally rains 9 days out of the month.

For June, you’ll rest in 71 degree weather condition typically however wake up to temperature levels attempting to reach 91 degrees. The average everyday humidity is 73.5 %, and the rainy days jump up to 14.

As for July, the typical low and high day-to-day temperature levels are 73 and 92, respectively. Humidity averages out at 75 %, and 17 days from the month rain might impede your plans.

The situation doesn’t enhance in August. The typical low and high is still stuck at 92 and 73 degrees Fahrenheit, the humidity ticks up a bit at 76.5 % usually, and it rains 16 days out of the month.

For the month of September, the ordinary low and high falls at 90 and 72 degrees, the typical everyday humidity checks out 76 %, and it’ll moisten your parade about 14 days out of the month.

The month of October lastly sees some enhancement. The ordinary high and low fall to 85 and 65 degrees, and the humidity percentage falls a couple of percentage points to 73.5 %. In addition, the variety of rainy days re-enters the single digits at 9.

When it comes to November, you’ll rest to a 59 degree typical temperature level, and enjoy your vacation experience in a pleasant 79 degrees. The high humidity remains at 73 %, and the rainy days drop down even further to 6.

Finally, in the month of December, you can explore the park at a comfy 73 degrees and call it a night with temperature levels dropping down to 53. The humidity level and the number of rainy days stay pretty steady at 73.5 % and 6, respectively.

Simply like you would not get in your vehicle to go to work without looking at (or hearing) the traffic or weather condition report, you should not be oblivious about the typical weather elements at Disney World, or any vacation destination. Now that you know what to anticipate, you can plan appropriately. Great luck and have an excellent time!

A Holiday Adventure At Disneyland Paris


If you have actually ever enjoyed Disneyworld or have actually heard about it, you will love an inexpensive holiday vacation at Disneyland Paris. Located simply twenty miles from Paris the incredible creation is likewise known as Euro Disney. You will discover shops, hotels and dining establishments. You will discover the two parks comparable to Magic Kingdom and the Disney Hollywood Studios. The one park comparable to Magic Kingdom has forty-two tourist attractions while the Disney Studio has delighting flights in a film like setting. You will find you stay at Disneyland Paris an experience of an alternative kind.

The Main Street USA is a walk you will not forget. The stream train is a trip that you will not forget. Disneyland Paris has some more recent things than you will find in Disney World. The fireworks at dusk and the thrilling trips are just one part of Euro Disney. You can watch the fantasy parades and if you check out at Christmas, you are going to see a parade that you will bear in mind forever. You will see the live programs and see all the holiday decorations that make Disneyland Paris a winter paradise without the genuine snow. The beauty of the area can be seen from everywhere you look.

If you take pleasure in shopping, you will find the little stores are very good to go shopping in for the passionate consumer. The close-by shopping mall is among the most significant in Europe. You will have to take the train or a taxi to the shopping mall. You are going to find outlet establishments and designer stores dealing with the latest fashions. If you find yourself run-down after a day of shopping, you could wish to try a restaurant for a little bit of relaxation. There are many stylish restaurants in addition to casual dining facilities.

Your cheap holiday vacation is going to be interesting in Paris, but with the alternative dining establishments with some fine food, you will taste some foods such as French, American and Italian cuisines. There are also has lots of junk food restaurants with a household environment. If you desire to enjoy an actual down house cowboy cookout, the Cowboy Cookout in Frontierland will provide you with something only experienced in this part of Paris. Because you are taking pleasure in the theme parks in Paris, you may want to see some other attractions in the area.

The hotels in the area are just as nice as you can discover somewhere else. You will discover many different style hotels near Disneyland Paris and the surrounding area. You will find some luxury hotels as well as many family oriented hotels. You will discover that numerous of the hotels are found near the amusement park and the other tourist attractions. When you prepare your low-cost holiday vacation to Disneyland in Paris, you will wan to have a plan offer that consists of plane tickets, hotel and some passes for the theme parks. If you remain at a hotel that offers shuttle bus services from the flight terminal to the hotel and back, you will also get rid of the need for transport costs.