Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

The most anticipated new land opening in Disney Parks history, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is nothing short of incredible! Guests are completely immersed in the world of Star Wars™, even without the main attraction, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, not quite open yet; however, rest assured there is plenty to see and do right now. Wander to your heart’s content on the remote planet of Batuu, a landscape of towering mountains and weathered buildings, smugglers, and bounty hunters, all surrounded by the sights, the sounds, the smells, and taste of Black Spire Outpost.

  • Chewbacca is always a hit in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

    Chewbacca is always a hit in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

  • Rise of the Resistance attraction

    Rise of the Resistance attraction

  • Rise of the Resistance attraction

    Rise of the Resistance attraction

  • Rise of the Resistance attraction

    Rise of the Resistance attraction

  • Rise of the Resistance attraction

    Rise of the Resistance attraction

  • Millennium Falcon

    Millennium Falcon

  • Millennium Falcon after dark when it's the most spectacular

    Millennium Falcon after dark when it's the most spectacular

  • Millennium Falcon attraction

    Millennium Falcon attraction

  • Pretty stunning scenery

    Pretty stunning scenery

  • Be on the lookout for stormtroopers

    Be on the lookout for stormtroopers

  • It's pure fantasy

    It's pure fantasy

  • A-wing Starfighter

    A-wing Starfighter

  • Blue Milk stand

    Blue Milk stand

  • Droid Depot

    Droid Depot

  • Lightsabers galore

    Lightsabers galore

  • Plenty of fun creatures to bring home with you

    Plenty of fun creatures to bring home with you

  • Stop in for a wild drink at Oga's Cantina

    Stop in for a wild drink at Oga's Cantina


= Cara's Favorite

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run

I guarantee you’ll be struck speechless and at a standstill as you round the corner and come to a screeching halt at the first glimpse of the most magnificent attraction setting yet in a Disney park, the massive Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run, particularly mind-boggling after dark. It truly is a sight to behold!

Thankfully the long queue is entertaining as the line wraps around the 110-foot Millennium Falcon itself and through the “warehouse”. The best views of the Falcon at the end of the line from above, again particularly impressive at night. After being prepped with the background story of your flight from Hondo Ohnaka, one of Disney’s best Audio-Animatronic figures ever, you’ll enter The Chess Room, the perfect place to snap a few photos.

Here you’ll receive your assignment: pilot, gunner, or engineer (two of each per flight for a total of 6 riders). If you are in luck, you’ll be a pilot allowing a seat at the front of the cockpit with an unobstructed view. I was an engineer at the rear and was overly distracted by those sitting in front of me. While the ride is more like a super hyped-up, interactive version of Star Tours, the setting is magnificent and well worth any wait you may have to experience.

Minimum height: 38 inches. Not recommended for expectant mothers, those with back, heart, or neck problems, or those prone to motion sickness.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Get ready for an attraction unlike anything you’ve ever experienced! Deep in the forest outside Black Spire Outpost, the Resistance is gathering recruits for a secret mission, one with unexpected twists and turns. Move through a series of adventures until you reach the final surprise when your transport is captured by a First Order Star Destroyer filled with legions of stormtroopers—and even Kylo Ren! But don’t worry… a covert team of Resistance fighters—including Rey and BB-8—arrives to aid in your to escape. Absolutely the most amazing experience yet in a Disney park!

Minimum height: 40 inches. Not recommended for expectant mothers, those with back, heart, or neck problems, or those prone to motion sickness.

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