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An open door during a recent monorail ride at Walt Disney World. Photo credit: abbieprimeknits via Instagram.

Open door points to Disney’s new convertible monorail design

A video recently posted to YouTube appears to show a dangerous situation aboard Monorail Red. Taken from the inside of a passenger car as the monorail train travels to Epcot, the video shows one of the doors to be open. Was this a malfunction, or has Disney implemented an open door policy? Uncle Walt's Insider sent a crack team of investigators to dig further into this situation, and our findings will shock you. Mark VI Monorail - an aging fleet The current Mark VI monorail ... Read more
The late George Weaver, longtime Mayor of Main Street USA, in Disney's Magic Kingdom Park. Photo credit: Scott Smith via Flikr, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Mayor resolves trade dispute between Tomorrowland and Frontierland

December in Disney's Magic Kingdom Park might have been unpleasant, as a long-simmering trade dispute between Tomorrowland and Frontierland threatened to bring the 2017 holiday season to a screeching halt -- that is, until the Mayor of Main Street U.S.A. stepped in! Trade dispute goes back years In 2011, the most-talked about treat at the Magic Kingdom was a pretzel in the likeness of Mickey Mouse. It was only available in Frontierland and fans of this tasty treat flocked there to buy one, ... Read more
An Amazon/Disney drone makes a delivery.

Amazon to offer drone delivery to ride queues at Walt Disney World

It's a New Year, and now new technology is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort! More gifts were bought online than in stores this Christmas, and internet retailer Amazon again led the pack. The Disney Company has taken note of this growing trend and is partnering with Amazon to offer a new retail experience for its guests. The companies announced today that, after a test run, Amazon will soon offer same-day delivery of online Disney Park purchases, fulfilled by their fleet ... Read more
The road to nowhere, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Walt Disney World buses to be replaced with sidewalks

It's the most wonderful time of the year -- but it's also the time when people tend to overindulge in our favorite holiday foods and drink! In order to combat this problem, Walt Disney World has announced that they will eliminate all Walt Disney World buses and replace them with sidewalks. Obesity - a wide spread problem There is a growing trend among park visitors, and it is not hard to spot where it is growing: the waistline. At a recent TED talk, ... Read more
Crowds at the Hub in front of Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle.

Man, unable to merge, finally exits after 8 hours of circling the Hub

Thanksgiving week brought record-setting crowds to the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. Despite the crowds, guests and their families in attendance still had a great time -- with one notable exception, a man who was not able to exit from the Hub in front of Cinderella Castle. Record breaking attendance causes massive crowd With an improving economy, more people than ever are visiting Walt Disney World for the holiday season. While this has a positive effect on ... Read more