Tag Archives: monorail

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

Polynesian pool and spa

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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Photos: Disney’s ‘Spirit of Aloha’ Dinner Theater Destroyed

Disney Polynesian Resort Construction

The Walt Disney World Resort has officially said its last ‘aloha’ to the iconic ‘Spirit of Aloha’ dinner show at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. After enjoying a decades-long run, the show/luau was shuttered with the rest of the central Florida Resort due to covid concerns and never reopened. Earlier this year, we at Disney Fanatic shared the news that the ...

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Video: Lone Guest Almost Stranded on Malfunctioning Monorail

Walt Disney World Monorail

It appears that one Disney World Guest almost got a backstage tour of the Magic Kingdom and a trip to the monorail wheelhouse. TikTok user @stuckinneverlandco was seemingly the sole passenger aboard Monorail Teal when it began to suffer technical issues. She reports that she was stuck in the cabin for nearly a half-hour while Cast Members worked on sorting ...

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Confirmed: Masks Now Completely Optional at EVERY American Disney Park

Disney Mask Mandates

After over two years, face masks are now a completely optional aspect of Guests’ Disney vacation, whether they choose the Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida or the Disneyland Resort in Southern California. Less than a week after Disney World announced that it would no longer enforce mask mandates on bus and monorail transportation, we at Disney Fanatic have ...

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BREAKING: Disney World Ends Mask Mandates on Bus, Monorail Service!

Disney World Mask Mandate

As of April 19, 2022 Walt Disney World Resort Guests no longer need face coverings for any aspect of their vacation! According to an update from the Walt Disney World Resort Website, Face coverings are optional for Guests in both outdoor and indoor locations, as well as Disney transportation. It is recommended Guests who are not fully vaccinated continue wearing ...

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Why Hasn’t Walt Disney World Expanded the Monorail System?

With the addition of new forms of transportation connecting multiple resorts and theme parks in the form of the Disney Skyliner, some fans might be wondering, why hasn’t Walt Disney World expanded its preexisting monorail system? While we would love to see the Monorail expanded, too, and with the understanding that the skyline was sort of an odd choice for ...

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Reminder: You Can Still Use This Park Hopping Hack at Disney World

Disney World Park Hopping

The life of a Walt Disney World Park Hopper is still far from normal. Theme Park Reservations are still required, and Guests still can’t Park hop until after 2 pm. But, Disney Fanatic received Cast Member confirmation that a pre-pandemic Park Hopper habit is still allowed. This is a reminder that Disney World Guests looking to Park Hop do not ...

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Facts About the Life and Legacy of Walter Elias Disney

December marks the month when Walt Elias Disney was born into this world, on December 5th, 1901. It is also, sadly, the month that he died, on December 15th, 1966. In looking back on the life and legacy of Walt Disney, we can see that all of the innumerable contributions given to us by this great man throughout his lifetime ...

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