It seems Disney fans in the US couldn’t have ask anything more from the Mountain View Search giant. Google Street View finally includes the world’s happiest experiences as well. Now you can virtually go and explore, navigate the World’s most magical places like never before. Imagine walking down the Main Street U.S.A. or peeking inside the huge castle. And imagine you are able to do this all right from the comfort of your living room.
Also the ability to take a virtual trip through the streets of your favorite theme parks prior to the actual visit can help create a more accurate vacation plan. So just take out your phone or computer and step inside those magical landscapes. Google Street View allows you to navigate and walk through the paths and attractions with an actual 360 feel. And once done I’m sure you will end up knowing much more ahead of the big memorable trip.
The availability of the Disney Parks on Google Street View is truly an exciting development for fans and vacation planners. Now visitors can virtually navigate, roam on the streets of Magic Kingdom or Epcot, Hollywood Studios or Animal Kingdom. The 360 virtual adventure also takes you through the two most amazing water parks Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. Google Street View also includes the Disney parks in California. However, there is no information about further plans on inclusion of Disney properties outside the US.
Among the various park layouts that the high-tech 360-degree trekker camera (mounted on a backpack) captured include Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, including Pandora – the World of Avatar, the two Water Parks Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and the various dining and retail areas of Disney Springs. Layouts from Disney California include – Disneyland, Downtown Disney, and California Adventure Park including Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!
With Google Street View now allowing fans to take virtual tours of various locations of Walt Disney World and Disneyland, the magic is in your pocket now. You can keep visiting the happiest place on Earth anytime, anywhere. So just launch Google Street View on Google Map and spend some quality virtual moments before you actually get ready for that big trip of your life.
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Walt Disney World’s most anticipated project – Toy Story Land opens on June 30, 2018 at the Hollywood Studios Park. For the first time guests will be able to step inside the fictional world of toys and join the fun with the likes of Woody, Jessie, Buzz and others in Andy’s backyard. It makes you feel like a tiny toy wandering amidst larger – than –life crayons, cooties and Tinker-toys. Also while having fun be sure to watch your step, you don’t want to trip on Andy’s giant footprint right?
Inspired from the popular ‘Toy Story’ film series the new themed land promises a great immersive experience, featuring two new attractions and an expanded Toy Story Mania attraction. Ride lovers can experience the all new Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster for a perfect Toy Story ride adventure. Just hop on-board the favorite character shaped coaster and enjoy breathtaking views of the new Land. The background story spins around Andy who built a coaster using his Mega Coaster Play Kit with Slinky Dog as the ride vehicle. Minimum height requirement for the new ride is 38 inch.
Alien Swirling Saucers is another brand new family – friendly attraction that comes with one of the most memorable spinning experiences. The new attraction re-creates the fictional environment of Andy’s play set that he won at Pizza Planet. Inside you will find the adorable green aliens in their flying saucers all charged up to take you on a wild ride on-board the rocket ship toys. Also there is more to have in addition to the spinning with intergalactic beats, such as maybe you are one of the luckiest guests by virtue of the hanging Claw overhead. The minimum height requirement is 32 inch to ride Alien Swirling Saucers.
When it comes to dining at Toy Story Land, you can have the best of Andy’s dining options too. The new eatery – Woody’s Lunch Box where you can fuel up your hungry stomach after the rides. Surrounded by Andy’s toys and a giant thermos, the Counter Service restaurant will serve up tasty meals, including soda floats.
In addition to the new rides, guests will also be able to experience an extended Toy Story Mania, featuring a new carnival game box. Now you can play as you wait for your turn. During the action you can take aim and shoot at various 3-D objects. Don’t miss the opportunity of shrinking to the size of a toy right in the middle of Andy’s backyard. Plan in advance and buy your discount Disney tickets now.
Starting January 31, 2018 Universal Orlando is adding a new night-time story to its ever-popular Harry Potter experience that will run throughout the year on select dates. Named as “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle“, the new show will transform the entire Hogwarts castle into a dazzling delight, featuring world class projection mapping with special effects, lighting and original scores from the Harry Potter films. For the first time Universal guests will be able to watch the four houses of Hogwarts (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin) come to life in such amazing display of lights right on the exteriors of the massive castle.
The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle show is Universal’s second projection mapping initiative at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. Earlier it’s “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” show that had stunned holiday guests visiting the centerpiece attraction in the Hogsmeade area, in the Islands of Adventure section of the Resort. The new show will run on select nights beginning January 31 to February 5, 2018. And then again from February 7 to February 12, 2018, and continue through the year with more dates yet to be announced.
Moreover, guests visiting the attraction on select dates can enjoy the show anytime as it runs continuously throughout the evening. The Resort also offers a preview of the show prior to its official opening on January 31, 2018. During “A Celebration of Harry Potter” on January 27 and 28, 2018, guests at the Park will enjoy an exclusive glimpse of the new show. Also those with the special Harry Potter vacation package, it’s a great opportunity to catch the excitement before it actually opens for the regular park visitors. Package holders can be a part of the exclusive preview on January 26, 2018.
For Universal fans living on the West Coast the night-time Hogwarts show may not be a new one. The experience is already available at Universal Studios Hollywood since June 2017. It’s about a five minute long show, featuring a series of awe-inspiring images that puts you in the middle of a Potter adventure that you never want to miss. You will see each of the Hogwarts four houses come to life with their own unique stories.
Given the popularity of The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle show in the West Coast, the response is expected to go even further at the new Orlando version of the show. Truly, it’s a great opportunity to watch the massive castle transforms into a living centerpiece of Potter adventures. Never ever the four houses of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is celebrated in such amazing display of lights and sounds.
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The New Year comes with as many new attractions and experiences for theme park fans. At the Central Florida theme parks there is a whole new list of upcoming projects to look for. Some of the top projects expected to open in 2018 include – the most anticipated Toy Story Land and the show with “Up” characters at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom Park. Debuting in spring 2018 is the Infinity Falls at SeaWorld Orlando. Also include are the Fast & Furious — Supercharged and Aventura hotel at Universal Orlando and more.
Expected to open by summer 2018, the Toy Story Land is a huge initiative by Disney in terms of themed land attraction. The 11 acre land is entirely based on toys, featuring characters from the popular “Toy Story” movies, such as Woody’s Lunch Box eatery, the Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster and last but not the least the spinning ride called Alien Swirling Saucers and more. Again the all-new show with “Up” characters at Animal Kingdom is another exciting 2018 offer. Where we will meet the Senior Wilderness Explorer Russel and his canine companion Dug as they take over the Caravan Theater, discovering the amazing winged species from around the world in their newest adventure.
Come spring 2018, Universal Orlando fans will be able to immerse into the world of the “Fast & Furious” with cars, characters and music from the blockbuster film series. The story involves high-speed race as you take a bus ride to an after-race party. The Aventura is another top of the line Universal highlights for 2018. Slated to open in August 2018, Aventura is Universal’s sixth onsite hotel, featuring a 16 story tower of glass, 600 guest rooms, including 13 suites for kids and first rooftop bar and grill.
For SeaWorld Orlando guests, there is an all-new twisting raft ride – Infinity Falls, expected to come in the spring of 2018. With a record 40 – feet drop, Infinity Falls promises an unusual river adventure. The journey starts with an elevator lift of eight passengers in a river, followed by the pulse pounding drop and into the rain-forest with interactive stations and more.
If you are planning to visit your favorite park in 2018, then like always it’s better to do it in advance. You have guaranteed savings on advance bookings of special packages and tickets. For more discounts on tickets you can also visit the Officialticketcenter.com
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