Little-Known Facts About Well-Known Places Series by Laurie Flannery
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Think again! Even the biggest Disney World fanatic will be amused, intrigued or surprised by some of the 50 fascinating Disney World facts listed below. The foot-tall Spaceship Earth at the entrance to Epcot weighs approximately 16 million pounds. Check out our Disney World ticket timeline video! We go through all the Disney ticket changes from when it opened in
A Cast of Thousands. Mickey Mouse himself has more than different sets of duds, ranging from a scuba suit to a tuxedo. The cast members there launder an average of , pounds each day. In addition, between 30, and 32, garments are dry-cleaned daily. More than 75 million Cokes are consumed each year at Walt Disney World Resort along with 13 million bottles of water. Guests also gobble 10 million hamburgers, 6 million hot dogs, 9 million pounds of French fries and more than , pounds of popcorn.
Still, when your resort welcomes millions of guests each year, there are a whole bunch of experiences to manage. From its hidden underground tunnels that only a select few will ever see to its 30, guest rooms that would take 68 years to stay in, Disney World has a lot going on that most guests never see—or know about. Buildings taller than feet are required to flash aviation lights.
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No American institution is so equally beloved and reviled as Walt Disney World, the epicenter of childhood fantasy and fanny-pack couteur in central Florida. Take it from a Disneyphile -- we love to swap Disney trivia, not simply out of affection, but because some of this stuff is fascinating, impressive, or genuinely bizarre. Here are a few of my favorite little-known Walt Disney World factoids to get you through a short road trip or a long line at Space Mountain. No joke. I had a friend who knew a girl whose mom, upon her death, wanted to be cremated and spread from the top of the Dumbo ride. The park apparently even has a special vacuum for such occasions. Which is pretty gross, when you think about it.
Even if you're a Disney freak, chances are you'll learn a thing or two from Vaness, who has been writing Disney guidebooks since Her trivia book asks multiple choice questions like, "What was the original nickname given to Walt Disney World? Here are some more little-known facts from the book about Walt Disney World Yes, that's the one in Florida :. A military veteran takes part in a flag-lowering ceremony every day at 5 p. If you hang out in the library for a few minutes after the Enchanted Tales with Belle show ends, the crew will explain some of their technical tricks, like bringing the character of Lumiere to life. Fantasyland's concert hall assigns music performances based on puns; i.