the Official Blog of the Unofficial Guides

  • UGbanner2017_Disneyland

    Disneyland Magic Morning Tips

    Disneyland Magic Morning: How to Get the Most out of this Perk Today Guy Selga, Jr., coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland, shares his tips about Disneyland’s Magic Mornings with us. Disneyland Magic Morning is a perk for Disneyland guests who purchase tickets in advance at disneyland.com. These tickets allow you to enter Disneyland Park on select days 1 hour

  • UG_banner_WDWwithKIDS-2018

    Adventureland

    A Quick Romp Around Adventureland Adventureland is really a great land for families with young kids, and it is possible for the entire family to enjoy all attractions that are offered. None of the rides are too scary or wild—and who doesn’t like Captain Jack Sparrow? The Swiss Family Treehouse is perfect for children to let off some steam, and I really

  • UGbanner2017_UniversalOrlando

    Skull Island: Reign of Kong

    Seth Kubersky, author of the Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando, shares with us his review of Skull Island: Reign of Kong Skull Island: Reign of Kong is both an attraction and an entire “island” unto itself, located between Toon Lagoon’s Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls and the Thunder Falls Terrace restaurant in Jurassic Park. This attraction isn’t exactly based on the

  • UG_banner_WDW2018

    The Studios for Star Wars Fans

    Star Wars Fans will not be bored at Disney’s Hollywood Studios With the opening date for the 14-acre Star Wars Land set for a time far, far away, let’s look at what there is to do at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for the avid Star Wars fan right now. Start your day with Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, Disney’s first modern motion simulator

  • UG_banner_Washington2016

    The Phillips Collection

    The Phillips Collection: Home of Amazing Works by Modern Masters Duncan Phillips began displaying his collected art in his family’s Dupont Circle home in 1921, even while the family still resided there. The original 1897 Georgian Revival house still makes up part of the museum on the corner of 21st and Q Streets, although the Phillips family moved out in 1930 to accommodate the ever-growing