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The West Coast EPCOT That Never Was

If you’ve been to the Disney area of Anaheim in the past few months, you’ve probably noticed that the House of Mouse is working overtime to overhaul California Adventure. The big letters spelling the name of the state out front have been replaced by an opener that resembles the old-time movie studio feel of Hollywood [...]

Neatorama Facts: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Disney fans rejoice, it’s time for yet another set of Neatorama Facts featuring the Happiest Place on Earth. This time, we’re taking a detailed look at “the wildest ride in the wilderness,” Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Image via Mastery of Maps [Flickr] Conceived and Created In Different Parks Most of the definitive “Disney” rides seem to have been [...]

The Quick 10: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, the fastest ride in the wilderness

With the addition of Splash Mountain and recent revamp of Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom, not to mention other parks’ thrill rides like Tower of Terror and Expedition Everest, I think Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is often overlooked. It’s a speedy little coaster ride, but it’s not going to drop you from dizzying heights [...]