10 Insane Details in the Avatar Flight of Passage Queue

The Avatar Flight of Passage queue may be the longest, most elaborate queue in theme park history. In an industry that includes an entire campus visit to Hogwarts, that’s saying something. If complete, total immersion is your high-water mark for theme park design, then the Avatar Flight of Passage queue will breach your sandbag barricade and send a tidal […]

How Pandora Will Affect the WDW47 Challenge

There’s been a ton of interest in our WDW47 Challenge lately (Every Disney Ride in a Single Operating Day). If you’re not familiar with it, you can read all about it here. Today we want to address and clarify all the questions we’ve been getting lately about how Pandora will be treated for purposes of […]

You Won’t Believe How Long It Takes to Open a New Land

Yesterday, Disney announced the opening date for Pandora: The World of Avatar and the target opening year for Star Wars Land at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. We at Parkeology have only one question… Shane Shane was raised on a steady diet of EPCOT Center and Kenner action figures. Parkeology is the happy result. […]

Animal Kingdom: We Got Next – The Quiet Transformation

In 2007, Disney announced a massive makeover of the ailing Disney’s California Adventure park, located on Disney property in California. The fan community rejoiced. We religiously followed every phase of the project, from the demolition of the Whoopie Goldberg theater, to the removal of the Hub Cap icon, to the eradication of the giant lines […]