Aug. 11, 2020

Disney Parks Insider Scoop:Taking Your Theme Park Trip To The Next Level

Disney Parks Insider Scoop:Taking Your Theme Park Trip To The Next Level

Listen, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? We’ve got a list of our favorite tips to help you take your visit to the Disney theme parks to the next level. Plus travel news, including New Yorkers in Florida, Fake Asian vacations, and...

Listen, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? We’ve got a list of our favorite tips to help you take your visit to the Disney theme parks to the next level. Plus travel news, including New Yorkers in Florida, Fake Asian vacations, and the Mel Brooks Tower of Terror that should have been. Ditch your Birnbaum’s guide and strap on your fanny pack, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society!

 

Congrats, you did it! Thanks for all your help- we hit the big 10 K for downloads a little more than a week before our first anniversary! We really appreciate all the love and support we get from our listeners, and can’t wait to see what kind of adventures the next ten thousand downloads bring. Just a reminder, we’re excited to spend some time chatting with you for our 1 year anniversary Ask Me Anything show, and we need your questions to do that! Do you have burning questions about travel or theme parks you need help with? Want to nerd out about Disney stuff? Are you curious about the podcasting process? Or maybe want to get a little more personal and get to know the Gold Key Adventurers a little more? Send us your questions by email to goldkeyadventurers@gmail.com, leave a voice mail at (616) 378-6149, drop us a line on Facebook, or use the handy contact form at www.goldkeyadventurers.com . Get those questions in by Friday, August 14-we can’t wait to hear from you!

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Week in theme park history:-August 11, 2016, Disney’s first Latina princess, Elana of Avalor, makes her debut at the Magic Kingdom-August 12, 1965, Disneyland welcomes its 50 MILLIONTH guest-August 12, 2019, NBA experience opens at Disney Springs-August 13, 1954, excavation of the future site of Disneyland begins with removal of walnut and orange trees, Mickey and friends inform Patrick Begora that he’s being evicted from his home. -August 13, 2017, The Great Movie Ride and Ellen’s Energy Adventure permanently close at the end of the day-August 15,1843, Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen opens. This amusement park was a major influence on Walt’s ideas for Disneyland-August 15, 2006, Merlin challenges young guests at WDW’s MK to pull the sword from the stone for the last time-August 16, 1955, Dumbo flies at Disneyland for the first time-August 17,1981, WEDWAY People Mover opens at Houston International Airport, the first time a Disney ride system is used outside of the parks.

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