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Incredicoaster, Secrets Revealed!

We have exciting news Disney just released about the newest thrill-ride at Disney California Adventure 


By The NumbersThe Incredicoaster is the fastest attraction at the Disneyland Resort!The Incredicoaster zooms across more than 6,000 feet of track – almost 1 1/8 miles – making it the longest coaster in California.As their vehicles prepare to launch, guests on the Incredicoaster experience a water effect. It’s the speedy Dash running across the water, setting up the storyline of the race to catch his little brother, Jack-Jack.Mrs. Incredible, a.k.a. Elastigirl stretches herself 53 feet from head to toe as she tries to grab baby Jack-Jack.It took eight people to haul the Mr. Incredible figure up the coaster track to his final position on the Incredicoasterl.The super elusive baby Jack-Jack appears 19 times throughout the attraction.Music for the Incredicoaster was created by Academy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino, who also scored the music for “The Incredibles” and “Incredibles 2” films. He also wrote original music, inspired by “The Incredibles,” for the queue area.Artist Teddy Newton worked with Walt Disney Imagineers to create a mural for the Incredicoaster load area, the artwork on a wall of Jack-Jack Cookie Num Nums kiosk, and the arch at the entry of Incredibles Park, one of four neighborhoods in Pixar Pier. These designs feature a bold, abstract, hyper-colored style to contrast with the monotones of the mid-century modern architecture in the rest of the neighborhood. Newton was a character designer on “The Incredibles.”


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Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate's Life For Me!


Long before the hit film franchise featuring Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean was a world famous attraction at Disneyland. Since it opened in March of 1967, the attraction has consistently been one of the most popular ones in the park. With the major rehab under way in New Orleans Square we thought it would be a great time to tle some tales!

 A walk-through.

The initial plan was to create a walk-through wax museum where guests could get up close and personal with pirates throughout history. When Disney's "it’s a small world" and Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln animatronics were hugely successful at the 1964 World's Fair, elements of each were incorporated into the ride and the museum idea was improved.

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DLR UPdate 29


Here, we endeavour to provide the latest information to help you plan the best possible trip to the Disneyland Resort!



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New Coach Collection - "A Dark Fairy Tale"

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Coach has introduced a new special-edition collection where "“the road to Happily Ever After takes a turn and shadows steal the spotlight.”

"A Dark Fairy Tale" collection is full of villainous violets, roguish ruby reds,  and ominous olive. This dark collection features two of Disney’s classics fairy tales: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Sleeping Beauty. Poison apples and woodland creatures give Coach's new collection a dark retro style. The collection includes a variety of hoodies, jackets, and tees, as well as Coach’s signature handbags and small leather goods.

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WDW UPdate 26

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It’s Disney Elite's weekly UPdate to ensure your trip to Walt Disney World is that magical vacation you've been dreaming of! We have provided the most up-to-date information for events at all the Parks, as well as any closures or refurbishments to be aware of during your visit. 

If you want additional help planning your vacation, visit the My Disney Experience website to create your dream vacation with a day-to-day planning guide. Don't forget to download the free mobile app to use on the go while at the parks. Use this Magical app to check the wait-times for all the attractions, make dining reservations, get your Fast Passes, and more! There is an interactive map to help guide you through the Parks. Please remember to visit Walt Disney World's website for the latest updates as your vacation approaches. Share your vacation plans with us or ask questions you may have on our discussion boards here at Disney Elite!

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