Your guide to Disney's hidden treasures--including Fantasyland and Storybook Circus secrets!
Whether this is your first or fiftieth visit, you'd be surprised at how much you miss during your trip to Walt Disney World. From where to find hidden Imagineer signatures to the secrets behind the carriage numbers in the Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak play area, learn all about the hidden magic that permeates these fabulous resorts in this tell-all handbook. You will also get the insider's take on:
The Disney family coat of arms standing guard at the entrance to Cinderella Castle
The surprise song that plays in the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train queue area
The mysterious concentric circles in the Temple of Heaven in Epcot's China pavilion
The lipstick stain on the champagne glass sitting on the table in the Tower of Terror
Complete with a whole new section on the Fantasyland and Storybook Circus expansion, The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World, 2nd Edition will inspire you to relive the magic year after year!
Susan Veness is an international travel writer, researcher, online content provider, and itinerary planner specializing in Florida, Disney, Orlando’s theme parks, and cruising. She is the author of four books in The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World series, and coauthor of The Brit Guide to Orlando and the biography Defying Expectations. She has been visiting Walt Disney World since it opened in 1971 and, with a home just minutes from the Mouse, she continues to tour the parks on a regular basis.
"I'm a frequent visitor to the parks by I'm impressed by the facts author Susan Veness finds that I've never heard of. You can take this as your guide and walk-through the parks learning about all the Hidden Magic that you only needed to know about to see." --The Disney blog
"I've always been a Hidden Mickey fan, but this book took it to the next level. We were prepared to find all the cool hidden features of the ride--making it that much better. If you are planning a trip to Walt Disney World--this book is a must have. Trust me." --R We There Yet? Mom
"It's full of intriguing trivia...but more importantly for Budget Travelers, if there's anyone who can tell you what's worth your time and money, it's Veness. Read on for hush-hush must-do's, must-sees, and insider tips on how to save cash while maximizing fun." --BudgetTravel.com
"The book is a gold mine of interesting tidbits about all four parks, all done in an easy-to-read, flowing writing style.... [An] immensely fascinating book." --Staten Island Advance