the Official Blog of the Unofficial Guides

  • UG_banner_LasVegas2016

    Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas

    Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil  has taken Las Vegas by frontal assault. As of 2015, there are eight Cirque du Soleil productions playing Las Vegas showrooms. First to open was Mystère at TI, followed some years later by “O” at the Bellagio. The third show to premier was Zumanity at New York–New York, with KÀ at the

  • UG_ColorCompanion3ed_banner

    Color Companion to Walt Disney World – The Unofficial Guide

    The Color Companion to Walt Disney World – The Unofficial Guide with more than 600 full-color images proves that a picture is worth 1,000 words!  It is a unique visual guide that lets readers see how wet they’ll get on Splash Mountain®, what the crowd conditions are at different times of day in Fantasyland®, and how the parks are decked

  • The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids

    Walt Disney World Christmas Celebrations

    Walt Disney World Christmas Celebrations at The Magic Kingdom The Magic Kingdom is home to a stunning display of holiday decorations, a tree-lighting ceremony on Main Street, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade on select days, concerts, Yuletide street performances, and much more. Walt Disney World Christmas Celebrations are a wonderful experience for adults but especially exciting for children. There

  • Universal VS Disney banner

    Universal Versus Disney

    Universal VS. Disney Universal Versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks’ Greatest Rivalry is the latest addition to The Unofficial Guide Series. Written by Sam Gennawey, one of the most prolific historian of Walt Disney Company and theme parks currently writing, the Universal versus Disney book explains how Universal has finally gained the momentum to mount a serious challenge to the Walt Disney Company.

  • UG_banner_Washington2016

    Mount Vernon Estate

    Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens If you have only a few days in our nation’s capital you may not have time to visit Mount Vernon. However if you have a spare day we recommend this historical site. Touring takes nearly a whole day. The 30-acre plantation includes a four-acre colonial-style farm site where visitors can view costumed interpreters using 18th-century