Disneylandia and Mickey Mouse Park – More of the Disney That Never Was

Have you ever heard of Disneylandia?  Have you been to Mickey Mouse Park?  Don’t feel bad if you haven’t – because neither one ever existed.  Both were concepts that Walt had in mind even before Disneyland opened.  In the course … Continue reading Disneylandia and Mickey Mouse Park – More of the Disney That Never Was

Cultivating the Magic Tour at Disneyland – Much More Than Just Plants!

Cultivating the Magic is NOT about the plants…well, of course it’s about the plants.  And the flowers.  And the landscaping.  But it’s really about Walt’s vision for the park and about his vast attention to detail.  It’s about the dedication … Continue reading Cultivating the Magic Tour at Disneyland – Much More Than Just Plants!

An Alternate Home for the Country Bear Jamboree: The Disney Resort That Never Was

Did you know the Country Bear Jamboree almost didn’t become part of the Disney theme parks? It’s true. Originally, the attraction was supposed to be part of a year-round resort located in the mountains of California.  Walt apparently loved skiing … Continue reading An Alternate Home for the Country Bear Jamboree: The Disney Resort That Never Was