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The Happiest Place on Earth Depresses This Mom

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Stephanie D. Lewis

I was coerced by little people who cannot vote, serve in the armed forces, drink, drive, gamble or plan a well-balanced meal (but who know our yearly passes expire soon) to go to Disneyland.

Celebs Who Love Them Some Disney

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel

Celebrities, it turns out, are just like us -- they dine out, they go on vacation, they have run-ins with airlines and they love Disney. Of course...

Disneyland Is Now Serving Mickey-Shaped Pumpkin Beignets

Foodbeast | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste

'Tis the season for everything pumpkin-flavored, so why should Disneyland be any different?


Heather Risinger | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

Let's let our boys read books, make bracelets, tap dance, sing, make music and anything else they want to do, with no judgment.

D23 to Celebrate Discovery Bay, Disneyland's Never-built tribute to Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, at Attraction Rewind Event

Jim Hill | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Thirty-five years ago, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad first began rolling through Disneyland's Frontierland. And while millions of theme park fans have enjoyed it since then, few folks today realize that -- if Disney's Imagineers had had their way back in the 1970s -- this thrill ride wouldn't have just been a stand-alone attraction.

Is Banksy Over?

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Could he now be considered part of art history? Or would he start to mean less to the general public and the street art community? I hope not.

Things You Have To Explain To People Who've Never Worked In A Theme Park

Thrillist | Posted 04.11.2015 | Travel

We talked to a bunch of current and former theme park "cast members" to get the inside scoop on what it's like to work in that mystical wonderland. After they were finished, we couldn't look at Mickey the same way ever again.

Goofy Things You Didn't Know About Food at Disney Parks

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.11.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to the two resorts every year, spending millions of dollars on admission, merchandise, and food. It's really stunning how much thought went into every little detail, right down to the subliminal.

'Star Wars' Expansion Coming To Disney Parks

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel

"Star Wars" fans have more than just a new movie to look forward to next year. Disney says it will announce major plans for more "Star Wars" in the co...

It's Not Easy Being Green

Heather Risinger | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

We all hope that our kids will choose great role models. When it comes to this... I may have hit the jackpot. My 5-year-old, Zakary, worships the Dapper Dans of Disneyland.

He's So Over Disneyland

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy

Forget "the happiest place on earth." This YouTube user Lack of Awesomeness sets Chamillionaire's "Ridin' Dirty" to ridin' famous rides at Disnleyl...

Best Hotels For Watching Fourth Of July Fireworks

Hipmunk | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel

Watching fireworks is an exhilarating, can't-miss Fourth of July experience, but finding a spot to watch them is not. Avoid the lines and hassle this year by booking a room in one of these prime viewing spots, where the luxury of watching the show from the comfort of your room is included.

Dear Kids: We're Not Going To Disney World. Period.

Bunmi Laditan | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Bunmi Laditan

You already know that I love all of you deeply. What you also need to know is that the thought of taking all three of you and the stuff you require to live on a plane to a theme park vacation makes me physically ill.

9 Crazy Facts About Disney We Bet You Didn't Know

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment

Think you're an expert at Disney trivia? Think again. Check out the video above to learn some mind-blowing facts you may not have known about the ...

What If Contestants Told Pat Sajak The Truth?

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Truth be known, I look forward every evening to giving my brain a well deserved rest from the mental aerobics I put it through daily. I admit it...I've been watching the same soap opera for fifty four years.

This Is What Disneyland Was Going To Look Like

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel

Walt Disney had grand plans for his dreamy, magical Disneyland -- and now you can see exactly what he was thinking. Boing Boing recently posted Di...

Disneyland Just Got Pricier

AP | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The price of a ticket at Disneyland is creeping closer to triple-digits. A single-day ticket for either the Magic Kingdom or...

Astoria Characters: The Woman With a Third Eye

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.29.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Manuela Rana never had dreams of the American dream, but when she found the man of her dreams, she didn't hesitate to cross the Atlantic to be with him.

Dining in Disneyland: Not the Happiest Food on Earth

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Even though my son and I were on vacation, I continued to be a cardiologist, and the truth is, you can't really find a healthy meal at Disneyland, no matter how hard you try. Trust me, because we tried.

Prankster's Hilarious Trip Through Disneyland

Posted 03.27.2014 | Comedy

Hate standing next to someone jabbering away on a cell phone? Especially hate it when you're on vacation? Then this is the video for you. Comic Gr...

They. Are. Everywhere.

AP | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core busin...

How to Fit a Disney and Orlando Trip into a Budget

Travelzoo | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel

This year prices are going up again for popular Orlando attractions. This will turn some folks off, but for those for whom Disney or Universal is a rite of passage or a treasured family vacation, here are some ways to save on an Orlando trip.

10 Truths About Taking Your Kids To Disney

Amy Wruble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Parents
Amy Wruble

We played "Mommy do you have any more trash for me to throw out?" for longer than the entire duration of The Jungle Cruise.

Disney: Dreams Do Come True

Lester Alemán | Posted 05.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Lester Alemán

I'm proud that I won't hesitate to take my kids to a park that appreciates my existence -- and defends it.

Cuteness Overload: Disney's New Teddy Bear Bus Is Covered In Fluff

Ed Mazza | Posted 02.04.2014 | Weird News

It looks like someone skinned a teddy bear and covered a bus with its pelt -- and that's actually not too far from the truth. This bus is designed...