From the monthly archives:

March 2012

Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf  is one of two mini-golf courses located in Walt Disney World Resort. The other being Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course.


Fantasia Gardens is themed around the classic Disney film Fantasia released in 1940. The mini-golf course is located near the Swan, Dolphin and Boardwalk Resorts on the property of Disney World (between Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios). Continue reading “Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Review and Video” »

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Walt Disney World’s newest resort has released updated opening dates that are earlier than originally announced giving potential guests even more options this summer. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will have a grand opening on May 31st.

Disney's Art of Animation Resort (Disney image)

Disney's Art of Animation Resort (Disney image)

At that time, the Finding Nemo wings of the Art of Animation Resort will be open. Additional wings will open in intervals throughout the summer with the complete schedule  outlined below: Continue reading “Disney’s Art of Animation Sets Revised Opening Dates” »

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April 2012 Disneyland Park Hours Available

by All Things Mouse Staff on March 20, 2012
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Disneyland Park Hours are now available for the entire month of April 2012 giving those planning a trip during that time an idea of what kind of hours they can spend in the parks. This includes both Disneyland Park as well as California Adventure Park.

April can be an ideal time for many to visit Disneyland Resort. It comes after most spring breaks have completed meaning the parks are generally less crowded. With less people in the parks, guests can typically accomplish more as the wait times for rides and attractions are less.

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October 2012 Walt Disney World Park Hours

by All Things Mouse Staff on March 16, 2012
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While many have not even considered planning their summer trips yet, Walt Disney World is already preparing for beyond back-to-school time. The Operating Park Hours for the four theme parks of Walt Disney World are now available for the month of October 2012.

Hours included in the calendar below cover the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Hours for the two water parks (Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon) are not yet known but they have run from 10AM-5PM each day in the past according to the historical park hours.

Continue reading “October 2012 Walt Disney World Park Hours” »

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Runoff Rapids of Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park in Walt Disney World offers three very different water slide opportunities for those looking for them. These three opportunities are in the form of three different slides each offering their own unique charm.


Runoff Rapids are inner tube water slides with the center tube offered for single riders only. The two outer slides accommodate two riders at a time using the two-seater inner tubes. Continue reading “Disney’s Blizzard Beach Runoff Rapids Review and Video” »

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Toboggan Racers of Disney’s Blizzard Beach in Walt Disney World is an 8-lane water slide likely big enough to handle all of the competitive spirits in your family or group. Even if you have more than eight in your party, head for Toboggan Racers and consider some different heats to find out who is the fastest and will win the bragging rights.


The 250-foot Toboggan Racers requires you to grab a toboggan style mat before heading to the top of your respective slide. Once you have the mat and have chosen your particular slide, lay down stomach first on the mat and let the race begin! Continue reading “Disney’s Blizzard Beach Toboggan Racers Review and Video” »

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Free Dining Not The Only Special Offer Currently Available For Disney

March 5, 2012

For those who do not know yet, the Free Dining Special Offer is currently available for select packages booked at Walt Disney World on most arrivals from August 25, 2012 through September 29, 2012. The Free Dining was initially available last week to Disney Visa cardholders, but as of today, March 5, 2012, the special […]

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Late Summer 2012 Free Dining Announced for Disney World

March 1, 2012

Likely much to the pleasure of many potential guests, Walt Disney World is offering the much-loved Free Dining Promotion for qualifying minimum 5-night/6-day late summer packages. Currently this special offer is available only to Disney Visa holders, but the promotion is expected to be available to the general public beginning on March 5th. Under the […]

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