Tag: Theme Parks
Visiting Walt Disney World During a Pandemic
Any time is a great time to take a vacation in my book, but with current circumstances as they are, now may not be the best time unless you want to relax out in the woods or on the beach somewhere. For those who enjoy an active vacation, now can also be a frustrating time…
Snow White Won’t be Scary Any More at Disneyland
Disney’s original princess ride is finally getting a gentler touch.
This Day in Pop Culture for October 1
Cinderella moved into her castle at Walt Disney World when it opened on this day in Orlando, Florida.
This Day in Pop Culture for August 3
What an odd day! The “Macarena” dance craze was born and the Santa Claus Land theme park opened. Can you guess what it is called today?
This Day in Pop Culture for July 15
1964: Universal Studios Tram Tour Introduced Universal Studios has allowed guests to see the magic of making movies since 1915, but the official “GlamorTram” Tours began on this day in 1964. Guests are taken throughout the studios sound stages a “neighborhoods,” but what has always made the trip special were the extra special effects that…
This Day in Pop Culture for May 1
1989: Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park Opens On this day in 1989, Disney’s Hollywood Studios (located about as far away from Hollywood as possible) opened its gates for the first time. Originally, this third Disney theme park in Orlando, Florida went by the title of Disney-MGM Studios until 2008 when the partnership of the two…