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Every week, The Gold Key Adventurers Society meets to discuss recent travel news, share tips and trip reports, and general discussion about our favorite topics- travel and theme parks. Come for the useful travel knowledge, stay for the globe trotting jackassery.

The hosts of The Gold Key Adventurers Society are veteran travel planners with Key to the World Travel, a full service travel agency specializing in trips to Disney and Universal theme park resorts, cruising, and destinations around the world. Their goal is to inspire you to pursue the travel life with stories about the weird, wonderful, thrilling and awe inspiring destinations that make them want to pack their bags and book a flight.

The Gold Key Adventurers Society:Exploring the Worlds of Travel, Disney, and Theme Parks The Gold Key Adventurers Society

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Every week, The Gold Key Adventurers Society meets to discuss recent travel news, share tips and trip reports, and general discussion about our favorite topics- travel and theme parks. Come for the useful travel knowledge, stay for the globe trotting jackassery.

The hosts of The Gold Key Adventurers Society are veteran travel planners with Key to the World Travel, a full service travel agency specializing in trips to Disney and Universal theme park resorts, cruising, and destinations around the world. Their goal is to inspire you to pursue the travel life with stories about the weird, wonderful, thrilling and awe inspiring destinations that make them want to pack their bags and book a flight.

    Theme Park News and Caveman Poems

    Theme Park News and Caveman Poems

    Extra, extra, read all about it! We have a whole bunch of theme park news to catch up on, plus the gang gets primordially silly with a game of Poetry for Neanderthals. Stop the presses and look out for wooly mammoths, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society! 
    Don’t forget, Dan still needs help planning his to-do list for his trip to Walt Disney World next week. Submit your suggestions for snacks to eat, sights to see, or silly challenges to complete on our Facebook, Twitter, or contact us through our website!

    Links:
    Everything You Need To Know About The Disney Cruise Line Wishhttp://bit.ly/DisneyWishDetails 
    Disney College Program Returning to Walt Disney World Summer 2021http://bit.ly/WDWCPReturnsTPP 
    Disney’s Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Detailshttp://bit.ly/GalacticStarcruiseDetails 
    Jungle Cruise Changes going live http://bit.ly/WDWJungleCruiseChangesLive 
    WDW and Orange County keeping COVID health and safety precautions in place despite Gov DeSantis’ orderhttp://bit.ly/WDWKeepingCOVIDSafetyMeasures 
    Universal Studios Hollywood Now Allowing Fully Vaccinated Visitors from Out of Statehttp://bit.ly/UniversalHollywoodOutOfState 
    T Rex Photo Op Returns to Islands of Adventurehttp://bit.ly/IoAtrexPhotoOp 
    Universal Orlando announces May Reopening for Sapphire Falls Resorthttp://bit.ly/UORSapphireFallsReopening
     
    As always, a huge thank you to our sponsor, Key to the World Travel. For all your travel needs, Key to the World's expert travel advisors are standing by. Make sure you tell them the Gold Key Adventurers sent you!
    Thanks to Outer Vibe for the use of their song Hoka Hey off of the album Hoka Hey as the intro and outro of our show. For tour dates, merch, music and more, check them out at www.outervibe.com.
    Don’t forget to  subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss a single week of adventure. While you're at it, how about leaving us a rating and review?
    Word of mouth is the best way for us to grow our society of intrepid adventurers-if you have a friend or two who might enjoy our particular brand of adventure and silliness, send them our way.
    The Gold Key Adventurers Society is always looking for new members! Find all our episodes, links and info at https://www.goldkeyadventurers.com
    Show The Gold Key Adventurers some love by buying the hosts a coffee (or two or ten?) at https://bit.ly/KofiDonateToGKAS
    Remember, life is short and the world is wide. So go have an adventure!

    Experience Walt Disney World Like A Local

    Experience Walt Disney World Like A Local

    We’re living la vida local, as we help you find ways to take it slow and get a deeper experience at Walt Disney World. But first travel news, including Disneyland’s opening, summer travel to Europe, and Hungary’s festival of masked monsters! Stock up on boysenberries and hop on the People Mover, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society!

    A Tour of Walt Disney World's Main Street USA

    A Tour of Walt Disney World's Main Street USA

    Hot dog! We’re walking right down the middle of Main Street USA, and you’re coming with us. But first travel news, including Knott’s Berry Farm opening soon, NPH teaches us how to be human, and Zach is back with the Disney history lesson! Grab your boater and hop on the trolley, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society!
     
    Links:
    Knott’s Berry Farm announces reopening dates for 100th anniversary http://bit.ly/KnottsReopenDates 
    Neil Patrick Harris presents “How to be human again”, etiquette tutorial videos to guide travelers as they re-emerge into the worldhttp://bit.ly/NPHTravelEtiquette 
     Weird Festivals International, Food Fights Part 3:La Batalla del Vinohttp://bit.ly/WeirdFestWineFight 
    France to ease travel restrictions starting Summer 2021, hopefully leading the way to more destinations in Europe opening up to vaccinated travelershttp://bit.ly/FranceEasesTravelRestrictions 
    Main Street USA Wikipedia Entryhttp://bit.ly/MSUSAWiki 
    10 Secrets about MSUSA the average guest doesn’t knowhttp://bit.ly/MSUSA10Secrets 
    For The Love of Main Street USAhttp://bit.ly/LoveOfMSUSA 
    Main Street USA Then and Now:History, Planning, and Inspirationhttp://bit.ly/MSUSAThenAndNow
     
    As always, a huge thank you to our sponsor, Key to the World Travel. For all your travel needs, Key to the World's expert travel advisors are standing by. Make sure you tell them the Gold Key Adventurers sent you!
    Thanks to Outer Vibe for the use of their song Hoka Hey off of the album Hoka Hey as the intro and outro of our show. For tour dates, merch, music and more, check them out at www.outervibe.com.
    Don’t forget to  subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss a single week of adventure. While you're at it, how about leaving us a rating and review?
    Word of mouth is the best way for us to grow our society of intrepid adventurers-if you have a friend or two who might enjoy our particular brand of adventure and silliness, send them our way.
    The Gold Key Adventurers Society is always looking for new members! Find all our episodes, links and info at https://www.goldkeyadventurers.com
    Show The Gold Key Adventurers some love by buying the hosts a coffee (or two or ten?) at https://bit.ly/KofiDonateToGKAS
    Remember, life is short and the world is wide. So go have an adventure!

    Name That Tune, Disney Theme Parks Edition

    Name That Tune, Disney Theme Parks Edition

    Turn on, tune in, and get ready to test your earballs as we play a game of name that tune, theme park style. But first, travel news, including a new happy haunt at Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion, wasting away again in Times Square, and another festival featuring an epic food fight. Grab a q tip and plug in your headphones, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society!
     
    Links:
    Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion got a refurb just in time for reopening, via Theme Park Professorhttp://bit.ly/DLHauntedMansionRefurb 
    Wasting away again in the new Margaritaville Times Square Resorthttp://bit.ly/MargaritavilleTimesSquare
    Disney announces new Disney Look guidelines as part of new Inclusivity key to their business operations. http://bit.ly/DisneyInclusivity 
    Weird Festivals, International Edition:La Tomatina, courtesy of Atlas Obscurahttp://bit.ly/LaTomatineAO 
    Get Paid Up to 200 Euros to Visit Malta This Summer, via Travel+Leisurehttp://bit.ly/GetPaidToVisitMalta 
    As always, a huge thank you to our sponsor, Key to the World Travel. For all your travel needs, Key to the World's expert travel advisors are standing by. Make sure you tell them the Gold Key Adventurers sent you!
    Thanks to Outer Vibe for the use of their song Hoka Hey off of the album Hoka Hey as the intro and outro of our show. For tour dates, merch, music and more, check them out at www.outervibe.com.
    Don’t forget to  subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss a single week of adventure. While you're at it, how about leaving us a rating and review?
    Word of mouth is the best way for us to grow our society of intrepid adventurers-if you have a friend or two who might enjoy our particular brand of adventure and silliness, send them our way.
    The Gold Key Adventurers Society is always looking for new members! Find all our episodes, links and info at https://www.goldkeyadventurers.com
    Show The Gold Key Adventurers some love by buying the hosts a coffee (or two or ten?) at https://bit.ly/KofiDonateToGKAS
    Remember, life is short and the world is wide. So go have an adventure!

    Spring Break 2021

    Spring Break 2021

     Cowabunga! We’re ready for some fun in the sun as we discuss America’s greatest invention, Spring Break! But first travel news, including Avengers Campus opening at Disneyland, a waterpark in Thailand themed to your favorite Columbia Pictures movies, and Zach manages to make his Disney history segment all about Taylor Swift! Grab your boogie board and don’t forget your sunscreen, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society!
    Links:
    Avengers Campus Opening Date Announced, courtesy of Theme Park Professorhttp://bit.ly/AvengersCampusOpening 
    Mears Announces Mears Connect, A Paid Replacement for Disney’s Magical Express. From Theme Park Professorhttp://bit.ly/MearsConnectTPP 
    Columbia Pictures Aquaverse Water Theme Park to Open In Thailand, October 2021http://bit.ly/ColumbiaAquaverse 
    Yosemite National Park to Re-Implement Reservations System for Summer 2021http://bit.ly/YosemiteReservationsSummer 
    Strange Festival, International Edition:Battle of the Oranges, Ivrea Italy. Courtesy of Atlas Obscurahttp://bit.ly/OrangeBattleAO 
    Disney Files Patent for Retractable Lightsaber. Via SaberSourcing.comhttp://bit.ly/RetractableLightsaberPatent 
     
    Ever since 1960, when the novel and film  Where The Boys Are became  a smash hit and convinced a generation of frat boys that bands of attractive coeds were roaming the beaches of Florida looking for romance, Americans have been flocking to beach resorts during their Easter vacation for what has come to be known as Spring Break. What followed was a shifting pattern of yearly migrations, as locals in the most popular beach towns got fed up with the marauding hordes of festive college kids and chased them to the next unfortunate stretch of sand.  When the collegiate crowd leaves town, the more welcome wave of family travelers always follows in their wake, and Spring Break has become a major yearly travel event, not only in beach resort towns of America’s Atlantic coast, but nationwide and even increasingly internationally. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite Spring Break travel memories!
     
    As always, a huge thank you to our sponsor, Key to the World Travel. For all your travel needs, Key to the World's expert travel advisors are standing by. Make sure you tell them the Gold Key Adventurers sent you!
    Thanks to Outer Vibe for the use of their song Hoka Hey off of the album Hoka Hey as the intro and outro of our show. For tour dates, merch, music and more, check them out at www.outervibe.com.
    Don’t forget to  subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss a single week of adventure. While you're at it, how about leaving us a rating and review?
    Word of mouth is the best way for us to grow our society of intrepid adventurers-if you have a friend or two who might enjoy our particular brand of adventure and silliness, send them our way.
    The Gold Key Adventurers Society is always looking for new members! Find all our episodes, links and info at https://www.goldkeyadventurers.com
    Show The Gold Key Adventurers some love by buying the hosts a coffee (or two or ten?) at https://bit.ly/KofiDonateToGKAS
    Remember, life is short and the world is wide. So go have an adventure!

    Theme Park Fixer Uppers, Round 2

    Theme Park Fixer Uppers, Round 2

     Fire in the hole! Once again, we’re making the tough theme park decisions so you don’t have to, with another round of Keep It, Fix It, or Burn It To The Ground! But first travel news, including exciting potential growth at Disneyland, more Disney Cruise Line news than you can shake a ship at, and wrapping up women’s history month with 2 more legendary ladies of Disney Imagineering. Put on your hard hat and grab the TNT, it’s time to hit the trail with the Gold Key Adventurers Society!
     
    Links:
    Disney Releases Proposal For Potential Expansion of Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and Downtown Disneyhttp://bit.ly/DLExpansionProposal
    Disney Cruise Line Announces Summer 2021 “Cruise To Nowhere” Itineraries around the United Kingdom
    http://bit.ly/DCLSummer2021UK 
    Walt Disney World Testing Facial Recognition Technology To Replace Touchpoints at Magic Kingdom Entrancehttp://bit.ly/MKFacialRecognition 
    Disney Cruise Line Announces Itineraries for 2022, Including Exciting New Destinations and Ports Around The Worldhttp://bit.ly/DCLNewItineraries2022 
     
    As always, a huge thank you to our sponsor, Key to the World Travel. For all your travel needs, Key to the World's expert travel advisors are standing by. Make sure you tell them the Gold Key Adventurers sent you!
    Thanks to Outer Vibe for the use of their song Hoka Hey off of the album Hoka Hey as the intro and outro of our show. For tour dates, merch, music and more, check them out at www.outervibe.com.
    Don’t forget to  subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss a single week of adventure. While you're at it, how about leaving us a rating and review?
    Word of mouth is the best way for us to grow our society of intrepid adventurers-if you have a friend or two who might enjoy our particular brand of adventure and silliness, send them our way.
    The Gold Key Adventurers Society is always looking for new members! Find all our episodes, links and info at https://www.goldkeyadventurers.com
    Show The Gold Key Adventurers some love by buying the hosts a coffee (or two or ten?) at https://bit.ly/KofiDonateToGKAS
    Remember, life is short and the world is wide. So go have an adventure!

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

eokeefe1 ,

My New Favorite Podcast!

I love listening to this podcast in the car and on my daily walks. These folks are hilarious and keep me up to date on travel and theme park news. Thanks for the laughs and updates Gold Key Adventurers Society!

smccarty84 ,

So good!

Just found this podcast and I’m so glad I did! It makes me want to go off and travel to all these destinations. Check it out if you like to travel or want to one day!

jsig84 ,

Really fun and engaging!

Entertaining, informative and well-produced...Keep up the great work! Travel will return and when it does I’ll be looking to you guys for advice on where to go!

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