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WDW Radio is the award-winning podcast dedicated to celebrating the magic of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Marvel, and Star Wars. Tune in and subscribe for Disney news, vacation planning, trivia, contests, history, interviews, as well as attraction, dining, and resort reviews. Hosted by Disney expert, author, and speaker Lou Mongello, this family-friendly show has been named Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years, and also features a blog, videos, LIVE broadcasts, welcoming community, and special events. It is also home to Lou Mongello's Walt Disney World Trivia Books, The Disney Interviews book, 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World," and Audio Guides to Walt Disney World. Learn more at http://WDWRadio.com

The WDW Radio Show - Your Walt Disney World Information Station Lou Mongello - Disney Expert, Host, Author, and Speaker

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 2.9K Ratings

WDW Radio is the award-winning podcast dedicated to celebrating the magic of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Marvel, and Star Wars. Tune in and subscribe for Disney news, vacation planning, trivia, contests, history, interviews, as well as attraction, dining, and resort reviews. Hosted by Disney expert, author, and speaker Lou Mongello, this family-friendly show has been named Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years, and also features a blog, videos, LIVE broadcasts, welcoming community, and special events. It is also home to Lou Mongello's Walt Disney World Trivia Books, The Disney Interviews book, 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World," and Audio Guides to Walt Disney World. Learn more at http://WDWRadio.com

    WDW Radio # 684 - Top Ten All-American Foods in Walt Disney World

    WDW Radio # 684 - Top Ten All-American Foods in Walt Disney World

    We’ll continue our patriotic journey through the parks with our list of the Top Ten All-American Foods in Walt Disney World. From individual items to specific locations, we’ll look at some of the delicious ways you can literally get a “taste of America” in the parks and resorts.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    WDW Radio # 683 - 10 Ways The Disney Parks Have Celebrated America

    WDW Radio # 683 - 10 Ways The Disney Parks Have Celebrated America

    Walt Disney’s love of America immediately made its way into the Disney parks, originating in Disneyland from the very beginning, and continuing to Walt Disney World and all of the parks around the world, and this week’s we’ll look at ten of the many ways the Disney Parks have celebrated America.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    WDW Radio # 682 - Listener Email: Monorail Crawl, DAK Snacks, Easter Eggs, Running, America, Yeti, and Marvel Primer

    WDW Radio # 682 - Listener Email: Monorail Crawl, DAK Snacks, Easter Eggs, Running, America, Yeti, and Marvel Primer

    I’ll open up the inbox again this week and answer your questions about everything from the best way to do the Monorail Crawl (Plus), DAK Snacks, 4 Parks in 5 Days, Galaxy’s Edge Easter Eggs, Running, America, the Yeti, and Your Marvel Primer.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    WDW Radio # 681 - Top Ten Things We Love About Fantasyland

    WDW Radio # 681 - Top Ten Things We Love About Fantasyland

    This week, we go back to where it all started, and share our Top Ten Things We Love About Fantasyland… where it’s much more than the attractions (or the cinnamon rolls). It’s about the history, the legacy, the magic… and Walt.

    • 56 min
    WDW Radio # 680 - Living Your Star Wars Story in the Disney Parks - Recorded LIVE at Star Wars Celebration

    WDW Radio # 680 - Living Your Star Wars Story in the Disney Parks - Recorded LIVE at Star Wars Celebration

    I was honored and excited to have been invited to record an episode of the show LIVE in front of a studio audience at Star Wars Celebration 2022 at the Anaheim Convention Center. And this week I’ll share that recording, we’l look at Living Your Star Wars Story in the Disney Parks… and beyond. We’ll look at the history of Star Wars in the parks, current opportunities, and how they may evolve into even more interactive, immersive, and personal experiences.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    WDW Radio # 679 - Three Bridges Live Review

    WDW Radio # 679 - Three Bridges Live Review

    Is this the Best Lounge in Walt Disney World? - Come with me to Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa del Lago at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for a live dining review of a resort lounge with an extensive, surprising, and eclectic menu that makes Three Bridges a true dining destination.

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

Jdusenberry ,

Welcome Distraction

I am not normally a fan of longer podcasts but this is by far one of my favorite podcast to listen to while walking in the morning. My favorite are the conversations Lou has with both current and former imagineers. There is so much that can be learned in applied no matter what you do, and I’m a pastor. I needed something like this to refocus me from the negativity, tension, and divisiveness of our politically charged culture. By the way, we are alumni of Give Kids the World and appreciate all you do for those families in one of the the most frightening times of their lives. Keep up the good work by keeping us focused on choosing the good.

kSchill15 ,

The Best Part of My Week!

I’ve been listening to WDW Radio for years - when I heard the episode on Beastly Kingdom, I was hooked. As a Disney Parks history geek myself, I love that Lou (and Beci? 😂) present great info on the Parks’ pasts, as well as keep you “in the know” on what’s new and exciting now. His interviews are always interesting and professional, and his positive outlook on all things (Disney and beyond) keep me excited for every new episode. As a mom of young kids, my time alone in the car is practically my sanctuary, and I’m always glad to spend it listening to WDW Radio.

AshleyMNewell ,

Best podcast out there.

Lou brings joy to every single show. I have been listening for years now and have loved every single episode. I am an elementary teacher living too far from Florida to be able to get to the parks very often, but Lou and all his amazing guests help bring the magic to me each week. I love how knowledgeable and engaging each episode is both for myself and my kids. I hope one day I can make it to a meet of the month or a running team event. Until then, Lou keep up the amazing work. Your passion and dedication haven’t gone unnoticed.

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