Resources

We’re always adding to our collection of favorite Disney websites, videos, books, products, and services all aimed at improving the quality of our Disney travels and experiences. If you have a favorite go-to resource that isn’t included below, please let us know and we’ll add it.

General Info & News

AllEars.Net Great source for restaurant menus

D23 The official Disney fan website (requires login)

DISboards/WDWInfo Up-to-date info and an active discussion board

Disneygeek Lots-o’ stuff, from facts to personal accounts

Disneyland Official Site The official DLR website

Disneyland Resort CalendarThe official DLR calendar of events and park hours

Disney Parks Blog News and updates direct from Disney

Disney Tourist Blog Focus on vacation planning

MiceChat A bit of everything

MousePlanet General information and weekly park updates

Theme Park Tourist Disney (and other amusement parks) news and articles

Walt Disney World Resort The official WDW website

WDW Resort Calendar – The official WDW calendar of events and park hours

WDWMagic.com Disney news, information and discussion

WDW News Today – Daily updates on Disney news and information

Food

AllEars.Net Menus for all restaurants with frequent updates

The Disney Food Blog In depth food write-ups for Disney restaurants at the parks and hotels

Disneyland Official Site The official DLR website restaurant listings

Eater/Disney Comprehensive overview of eating and drinking at Disney World for adults

Walt Disney World Resort/Dining The official WDW website restaurant listings

History and Vintage Sites

Daveland Extensive Vintage Photo library + information

Lost Epcot Epcot history

Theme Park Tourist / Lost Legends The in-depth stories behind lost attractions

Walt Dated World WDW Attractions that no longer exist

Yesterland WDW Attractions that no longer exist

Favorite Disney Facebook Groups

Disneyland CALIFORNIA Resort – Past, Present and Future

EVERYTHING Disney Theme Parks

A Secret group of Disney’s magical theme park Cast Members & Guests

I’m So Disney…

Dizney World Junkies

Diehard Dizney Nuts

DISboards on facebook!

Vintage Disneyland

The Original Disney Photography

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading


Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service 
by The Disney Institute with Theodore Kinni
Publisher: Disney Editions, June 1, 2003 (paperback); November 8, 2011 (hardcover)
Hardcover: 224 pages
Paperback: 208 pages

Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless
by Ken Pellman and Lynn Barron
Publisher: Synergy Books Publishing; 1st edition (July 21, 2015)
Paperback: 458 pages

Designing Disney 
by John Hench, with Peggy Van Pelt, Frank Gehry (Introduction), Martin A. Sklar (Foreword)
Publisher: Disney Editions, January 6, 2009 (first published October 2003)
Paperback: 160 pages

Discovering The Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide
by Joshua C. Shaffer
Publisher: AuthorHouse (September 24, 2010)
Paperback: 220 pages

The Disney Mountains: Imagineering At Its Peak
by Jason Surrell
Publisher: Disney Editions (September 11, 2007)
Paperback: 128 pages

The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World
by Susan Veness
Publisher: Adams Media, June 18, 2009 (paperback); 2013 (hardcover)
Hardcover: 256 pages
Paperback: 256 pages

The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921–1968 
by Daniel Kothenschulte, John Lasseter, Russell Merritt, Charles Solomon, Dr. Robin Allan, Didier Ghez , J. B. Kaufman, Katja Lüthge, Brian Sibley, Leonard Maltin, Mindy Johnson , Dave Smith, Andreas Platthaus
Publisher: Taschen America (October 15, 2016)
Hardcover: 620 pages

Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look At Making the Magic Real
by The Imagineers
Published by Disney Editions, May 18, 2010 (first published November 15, 1996)
Hardcover: 192 pages
Paperback: 200 pages

Walt Disney’s Disneyland
by Chris Nichols
Publisher: TASCHEN (September 12, 2018)
Hardcover: 328 pages

Goods & Services

Frogg Toggs® Cooling Products The best wearable cooling accessories we’ve found

Happy Limo Our favorite limo service when we’re visiting WDW

Osprey – Our favorite line of packs for everyday Disney-wear

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