To all who come to this happy place : welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past…and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts that have created America…with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world. - Walt Disney July 17th, 1955
A dream is a wish your heart makes...
"Tomorrow can be a wonderful age. Our scientists today are opening the doors of the Space Age to achievements that will benefit our children and generations to come. The Tomorrowland attractions have been designed to give you an opportunity to participate in adventures that are a living blueprint of our future." - Walt Disney
Here is a land of imagination, hopes and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn and fairy tales come true. Fantasyland is dedicated to the young and the young at heart, to those who believe that when you wish upon a star your dreams do come true.
“To all who come to this place of joy, hope and friendship—welcome. EPCOT is inspired by Walt Disney's creative vision. Here, human achievements are celebrated through imagination, wonders of enterprise and concepts of a future that promises new and exciting benefits for all. May EPCOT Center entertain, inform and inspire and above all, may it instill a new sense of belief and pride in man's ability to shape a world that offers hope to people everywhere in the world.” - E. Cardon Walker, March 1st, 1982
The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood - not a place on a map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic. We welcome you to a Hollywood that never was - and always will be.
May 1, 1989 Michael Eisner
Disney's Animal Kingdom was opened on April 22nd, 1998 and keeps growing in popularity every day. Said Michael Eisner at the dedication, "Welcome to a kingdom of animals... real, ancient and imagined: a kingdom ruled by lions, dinosaurs and dragons; a kingdom of balance, harmony and survival; a kingdom we enter to share in the wonder, gaze at the beauty, thrill at the drama, and learn."
On May 27th, 2017 the bridge to Pandora - The World of Avatar opened in Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Taking place many years after James Cameron's AVATAR film you come to Pandora as a welcomed guest to experience the Valley of Mo'ara. When night falls on the land, the bioluminescence glows through the lanscape to give an entire new experience.
On May 1st, 1989 Disney-MGM Studios opened in Walt Disney World. The Great Movie Ride was one of the features attractions as you traveled through the movies into such films as Footlight Parade, Singin' In The Rain, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Wizard of Oz and ALIEN. It recently closed it doors for good on August 13th, 2017 but is fondly remembered by its guests. Here is an up close look at the classic attraction as a tribute to what was.
Located at the Presidio in San Francisco the Walt Disney Family Museum was opened on October 1st, 2009 lead by founder, Diane Disney Miller, the life of Walt Disney comes to life as you journey through his entire life from newborn to one of the most celebrated artists in the world.
Universal Studios Orlando is made up of its many parts including Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida, Volcano Bay and Universal City Walk. Featuring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade, Marvel Superhero Island, E.T Adventure, Jurassic Park River Adventure and its annual Halloween Horror Nights Event, there is something for everyone.
Metallica is a world wide phenomenon and has been going strong since the bands birth in 1981. In 1983 their debut album Kill Em' All was released and the rest is a history that continues to be written. These photos were taken from their 2017 tour while in Orlando and Miami. It marked by 14th and 15th live Metallica show.
Collection includes looks from Rome, Pompeii, Florence, Venice, Vatican City, Capri and Tuscany.