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Reminder: Disney parks worldwide are closed for the Fourth of July

Just a friendly reminder from Uncle Walt's Insider: Disney theme parks around the globe are closed today. Remember, they shut down for every major U.S. holiday, and quite a few of the minor ones. It's always good to check with Uncle Walt's before you leave to see if they're open. We would never steer you wrong! Please stop reading now. Thank you! [Note to Uncle Walt's staff: We're still on for park hopping at Walt Disney World today. Meet up in front of ... Read more
Top 11 little-known facts about Six Flags!

Top 11 little-known facts about Six Flags!

Our little-known "facts" series continues! Six Flags! A visit to one of their many theme parks makes a statement. And that statement is: "I don't live close enough to a Disney park." But do you know all there is to know about America's favorite theme park company that isn't Disney? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Six Flags! The company is named for the famous explorer Dr. Albert Flags. And you actually can see the ... Read more
Top 12 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Top 10 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Our little-"known" facts series continues! Ah, Space Mountain -- it's everyone's favorite ride in the world that combines both space and mountains. But do you know all there is to know about it? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Space Mountain! There are multiple Space Mountains in Disney parks around the world -- and they are identical in every way! Except for their differences. Space Mountain is misnamed - most of the ride takes place on ... Read more
Little-known facts about Disneyland Paris!

Top 10 little-known facts about Disneyland Paris!

What better way to kick off a new series than with Walt's original park: Disneyland Paris! We're starting a new article series here at Uncle Walt's Insider, where we make up unearth some extraordinary facts about theme parks around the world and other park-related topics. Even the most diehard fans may not have heard the info we have! Since this is a new series, it just makes sense to start off with some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Walt Disney's original theme park. So ... Read more
Maybe they'll also make Sleeping Beauty Castle look like Cinderella Castle with a Texas flag; or, the media guy was too lazy to create a new image and just reused one from a 2017 article. Photo by depositphotos.com.

Disneyland Texas drops mask requirement

God bless Texas. DISNEYLAND TEXAS, TX -- The State of Texas continues to lead the push to return to normal following the Covid-19 pandemic, with Disneyland Texas formally dropping its mask requirements for guests. The change will be in effect immediately. The park is the first of Disney's 37 parks worldwide to lift the rule. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) confirmed the change. We really need to rename "common" sense "Cast Members will still be required to mask, including the it's a ... Read more