Disney World History – Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland entrance, Magic Kingdom Park

Let’s take a little walk through Disney World History of Dad’s favorite land: Tomorrowland. The Beginning In the beginning Walt created a futuristic Land he called Tomorrowland. And the land was shaped out of the dust of the ground and Walt saw that it was good. (Sorry, I don’t mean to be sacrilegious, just funny.) […]

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is Dad’s favorite land. It’s the place where our family starts our day. THE PLAN for the Magic Kingdom always starts with a race for Space Mountain and Buzz Lightyear. (Buzz is Dad’s favorite ride.) Tomorrowland The best rides in the Magic Kingdom are here! There are some absolute gems here. Tomorrowland Transit Authority […]

Carousel of Progress

Carousel of Progress in Magic Kingdom Park, Tomorrowland

Disney World’s Carousel of Progress touts a “Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow.” However, Tomorrowland has been a problem for Disney through the years. Tomorrow has a bad habit of becoming yesterday. For example, in this attraction, the kitchen of tomorrow, in the last scene, persists in becoming the kitchen of last week. The Carousel of Progress […]

Astro Orbiter

Astro Orbiter, Magic Kingdom Park

Astro Orbiter is a Tomorrowland attraction that first opened in 1974 (three years after Walt Disney World opened) – but back then, it was known by its previous name Star Jets. It reopened in 1994 when New Tomorrowland debuted, and the land’s reimagining brought a new Jules Verne-inspired look to the ride. There is a […]

Stitch’s Great Escape

NOTE: Stitch’s Great Escape officially closed in 2018. Stitch’s Great Escape is Walt Disney World’s most controversial ride. A whole lot of people find this ride not up to Disney standards. Most of the time, Disney takes one of their characters and tells a heartwarming story about them with some great effects. Not here. In […]

Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor

Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor is the newest attraction in Tomorrowland. It’s also a whole new technology in theme park attractions. Welcome to the theme park show of the future. (Kinda works with the whole Tomorrowland theme.) Cartoon characters interact with guests live during the show. It’s almost like having a group of live performers Come […]

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin

Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, Magic Kingdom Park

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin is Dad’s favorite ride at the Magic Kingdom and probably all of Walt Disney World. From the time you walk in the door, this ride takes you into another world. Even if you haven’t seen the Toy Story movies, you can enjoy this little gem. This attraction first opened at […]