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Woman Sues Disney for “Permanent Injury” After Monorail Mishap

EPCOT Monorail

In 1959, Walt Disney introduced a modern marvel to the world. America’s first single-rail transportation system delighted Disney fans when it chugged into Disneyland, and the innovative train moved into Walt Disney World on October 1, 1971. With three lines and six stations at Walt Disney World, the monorail is necessary for navigating the 27,520-acre property. With stops at the ...

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The Beloved Disney World Experiences Ended For ‘Good Reasons’

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There is an old saying that all good things must come to an end. While we’d like to believe that the magical experiences to be had at Walt Disney World are all exempt from this concept, we all know better. We’ve seen it firsthand when one of our favorite attractions closes or a highly enjoyable non-attraction offering becomes defunct. That’s ...

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Important Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Disney Resort

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So, you’re in the midst of planning an upcoming Disney vacation. Whether you’re bound for Disneyland Resort in California or Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, you’ve decided that staying onsite at an official Disney Resort hotel is the best way to go. But which one do you choose? You find that there are just so many different Disney hotel ...

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Let’s Talk About Disney World’s “Monorail Crawl”

Disney World Monorail Bar Crawl

Contrary to popular belief, there are more places to drink at Disney World than at EPCOT and Disney Springs. The Monorail Crawl is a fun, unofficial drinking challenge created by Disney World Guests over the years. It utilizes the Walt Disney World Monorail System to visit the bars at all three Monorail Resort Hotels: Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Polynesian Village ...

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The Secret Resort at Disney World That Most Civilians Never Get to See

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You’re probably already familiar with the fact that Walt Disney World is home to several wonderful Resorts right on the premises. And you’ve likely already heard the well-rehearsed facts about how staying on Disney property comes with a host of added benefits, including complimentary transportation services to and from the four theme parks, two water parks, and nearby Disney Springs ...

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Popular Walt Disney World Resorts for “Disney Adults”

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It’s become increasingly more and more evident over the years that Disney World isn’t just for the kiddos. Now, more than ever before, you hear such terms as “Disney Adults” being floated about and see a growing number of instances where couples and groups consisting solely of adult members decide to vacation at Walt Disney World Resort. The age bracket ...

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Commentary: Where Are Disney World’s Mark VIII Monorails?

Disney World Monorails

The same fleet of Mark VI Monorails has been in operation at The Walt Disney World Resort for over 30 years, and unconfirmed reports state that they are about to undergo yet another refurbishment process to ensure they continue to survive on the Walt Disney World Monorail System even longer. And it is utterly ridiculous. 30 years?! That makes these ...

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What is Disney’s Monorail System? Here Are the Facts!

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Disney Monorail Transportation is a longtime staple found at three of the six Disney Parks around the world. Serving the dual purpose as both a convenient mode of transportation as well as an attraction, many Guests feel fairly familiar with its distinguishable setup as a sleek, smooth-running railway on elevated beams. But there is just so much more to know ...

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Legendary Imagineer Gets First Disney Tattoo at 90 Years Old

Bob Gurr

Bob Gurr is a household name to any Disney Fanatics with a passion for Disney Parks history. Recruited by Walt himself to join what was then called W.E.D. Enterprises, Gurr is an engineer responsible for many of Disneyland and Disney World’s icons, including the Autopia Cars, the Matterhorn Roller Coaster, and–perhaps most famously–the Disneyland and Walt Disney World monorail system. ...

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Experience Hawaii in Florida at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

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Countless people dream of experiencing the enchantment of Hawaii someday. Likewise, there are so many who simply love the idea of taking a vacation to Florida with all that it boasts. This is especially true if you just love Walt Disney World Resort with its four theme parks, two water parks, and its endless array of magic-making possibilities. While there ...

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