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Space Hill at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park. Photo by Evan Wohrman [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Space Mountain loses status as a mountain

"Space Hill" just doesn't have the same ring to it. ORLANDO, FL -- What's in a name? Well, for Space Mountain, and perhaps the other "Disney Mountains," quite a bit! In a shocking development, researchers at the Disney Institute have concluded that Space Mountain no longer qualifies for mountain status. It is only a hill, and must be renamed. This follows years after the same researchers concluded Pluto does not qualify as a planet. It was downgraded to a whole new, made-up ... Read more
Artist's concept of the Camelot Inn & Suites Skyliner station on Harbor Blvd. Photo © 2018 Disney & 2019 Google Street View.

Disneyland Skyliner will connect to all 49 Good Neighbor Hotels

Pictured: Artist's concept of the Camelot Inn & Suites Skyliner Station on Harbor Blvd. DISNEYLAND, CA -- Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas has just released new details on the coming Disneyland version of the Skyliner gondola system. Uncle Walt's Insider can now confirm that the Disneyland Skyliner will connect to all 49 Good Neighbor Hotels! These hotels are all located near the Disneyland Resort and Spa, with the lone exception of one Motel 6 in Fresno. The hotels receive the designation of ... Read more
Guests try out the new Disneyland handcar on the former monorail track. Photo by FASTILY [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia and the National Park Service [CC0].

Disneyland goes greener: handcars replacing monorails

"With California shutting down electrical power, it's the natural next step." ANAHEIM, CA -- In a sign of the times, Disneyland is replacing its entire monorail fleet with guest-powered handcars. This signals a move away from environmentally suspect (and unreliable) sources of energy, such as electricity, to renewable sources like people. "Of course the Disney (the company) Company is committed to environmental issues," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "We're always looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly, like ... Read more
The proposed Disneyland monorail extension and new stations! Photo by atsirlin [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Disneyland to extend Monorail to hotels!

What's next? A Disneyland gondola? ANAHEIM, CA -- Plans filed with the city of Anaheim, CA, show that Disney plans to extend the Monorail with stops at all 3 Disneyland Resort hotels. This will put Disneyland hotels in direct competition with the three hotels that surround the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Walt Disney World Resort [Ed.: and Spa]. Disney (the company) spokesperson, Jun Disney (no relation) shared more details with us. Details she shared with us "It is no secret that the Disneyland ... Read more
Party at Club 33! Maybe! Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

We’re planning a Club 33 party once we hit 1000 Likes on Facebook!

Time to celebrate in style! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Dearest Insider readers, we are just a short few clicks away from having one thousand Likes on our Facebook page! (It took over two years, which seems a bit long to us, but we're not bitter. Much.) [Ub: Speak for yourself, Marty.] And when we reach that goal, we want to reward our readers that got us to this milestone! So the plan now is to have a party at the world-renowned Club 33 ... Read more