• Sara Solberg

20 Reasons to Start Planning Your Disney Vacation

Disney destinations are some of the best vacation destinations in the world! The parks and cruise ships are full of magic and fun! They're also always being updated and expanded to offer more attractions and experiences. Recently there have been many new and amazing announcements made about the Disney destinations! These announcements are just some of the reasons to start planning your next Disney vacation.

1. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge-The official name of the Star Wars lands being added to both Disneyland and Hollywood Studios is Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Both lands will allow guests to visit a remote trading port on the edge of wild space, where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life – and where guests will find themselves in the middle of the action. The lands will feature 2 major attractions that will offer guests a chance to immerse themselves in the Star Wars universe like never before! Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is set to open in both parks sometime in 2019.

2. Art of Marvel Hotel, Hotel New York, coming to Disneyland Paris-Disney's Hotel New York at Disneyland Paris is being "reImagined" into a new Marvel-themed wonderland. Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek said of this hotel, “I’m thrilled to announce that Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will transport our guests to the action-packed, inspiring world of Super Heroes including Iron Man, The Avengers, and Spider Man among others!”

3. Tron Attraction coming to Magic Kingdom- Disney's highest-rated attraction at Shanghai Disneyland is coming to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida! The TRON Lightcycle Power Run attraction at Shanghai Disneyland is a coaster-style attraction where riders board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles. It offers access into the energy, lights and excitement of TRON’s high-tech universe and is one of the most thrilling adventures at any Disney park. This new Tron attraction will sit in an entirely new area right next to Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom Park and is set to open in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary celebration in 2021.

4. New Beauty & the Beast show coming to Disney Cruise Line-A tale as old as time is coming to the Walt Disney Theatre on the Disney Dream! “Beauty and the Beast” aboard the Disney Dream will bring the timeless fable to life like never before, featuring a style of theater that interlaces classic storytelling elements with cutting-edge technology, to create a unique, theatrical experience in the 1,340-seat Walt Disney Theatre. “Beauty and the Beast” will debut during the Disney Dream voyage departing Nov. 6, 2017.

5. Mickey Mouse Attraction coming to Hollywood Studios- Disney's first Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, is coming to Hollywood Studios! With this attraction you’ll step through the movie screen and join Mickey and his friends like never before. You'll be put inside the wacky and unpredictable world of a Mickey Mouse Cartoon Short where you’re the star and anything can happen!