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The Disney monorail stopping at the number one Texas landmark, Buc-ee's. Photo by lee leblanc [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Photo feature: Monorail goodwill tour reaches Texas

The Walt Disney World monorail stops at all the important Texas landmarks. WACO, TEXAS -- The 2018 Monorail Goodwill Tour continues across the 48 contiguous U.S. states and Hawaii, and is now criss-crossing Texas. Here are some photo highlights from the various Texas landmarks visited on the tour: Did they miss any Texas landmarks? Let us know in the comments below! Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

Uncle Walt’s closed for Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone

Enjoy your day celebrating the end of the rainy season in Myanmar!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *Just kidding, folks. Happy Thanksgiving! You'll find us at the local Sizzler trying to get away with taking turns at the buffet but only paying for one. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know (plus a few strangers) how wonderful (and ... Read more
The monorail travels down Interstate 70. Photo by Famartin [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons & mbtskoudsalg.com.

Disney monorail sets off on cross-country goodwill tour

The monorail will visit all 48 contiguous states and Hawaii. SOMEWHERE ALONG INTERSTATE 70 IN MARYLAND -- "I've seen a lot of things as a trucker, but this is something new." That was the reaction of 57-year-old Stan Cumberland of Billings, Montana, after seeing a Walt Disney World monorail pass him on Interstate 70. We spoke with Cumberland as he waited by the side of the freeway for a State Trooper to arrive. "Yeah, I did a huge double-take and rubbed my eyes to be ... Read more
True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks.

True Tales of Stupid Guests: Episode 3

"True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks" is an ongoing series, where we share believable stories of park guests' unbelievable stupidity. FROM STUPID GUEST TRICKS -- StupidGuestTricks.com is a website founded to provide Disney Cast Members and other theme park employees a place to vent about some of the idiots they've dealt with. Most Cast Members will tell you that 99% of the guests they deal with are wonderful, but there's always that 1% that lead to aggravation -- and ... Read more
Fish... don't do that.

Dad struggles to explain fish anatomy after Disney on Ice

"Thanks, Disney." OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Caleb McIlherny, 6, and his 4-year-old sister Cassidy, love the Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo. So when their dad Robert McIlherny discovered that the Nemo characters and story would be featured in a Disney on Ice production at the Oklahoma State Fair last year, he made sure to get tickets for the whole family. It was a decision he still regrets. Questions, questions, and more questions "It was definitely the wrong age to take them," McIlherny admits. "A couple years younger, they would have ... Read more