Magic Kingdom

Top 5 Tips for Disney Bag Check

Every guest who visits the Disney parks with any type of bag must go through bag check before entering the gate. In order to try to help make the process a little easier for you, here are some helpful hints to save you some time and trouble. Tip #1: Don’t fight it! If you are carrying any bag, whether a small camera…
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Thursday Thrills: Space Mountain

Many years ago, when my sister and I visited the Magic Kingdom, we always started the day with rope drop. Yes, even as teens we would be at the park as soon as it opened, make a mad dash to the rope, wait patiently for rope drop, and then book it straight to Space Mountain. I can still hear us:…
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A Frozen Holiday Wish Returns Tonight

The immensely popular holiday stage show, “A Frozen Holiday WIsh,” returns to the Magic Kingdom tonight. The 10-minute show starring favorite Frozen characters Anna, Elsa, Olaf and Kristoff will kick off the castle dream lights display. This display is made from 200,000 LED lights which illuminate Cinderella Castle each night throughout the holiday season. Show times on regular park days…
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My Favorite Magic Kingdom Table-Service: Cinderella's Royal Table

Welcome to those of you joining me from Days in the Park and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the final stop on our Magical Blogorail. My favorite table-service dining location inside the Magic Kingdom is, and always will be, Cinderella’s Royal Table. To me, CRT is the quintessential Disney dining experience and I am so happy that…
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A Hug Among Disney Friends: Pat and Bob

To me the human element is such an important part of my travels to Disney or anywhere else. Our lives are all woven together in one way or another. Taking the time to pay attention and to soak it all in is something that has taken me years to cultivate. I often spotlight someone I have met in the parks,…
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Two Favorite Places on Main Street USA

I asked my DH what I should write about today. We ended up on the topic of food — no stretch of the imagination. He suggested I write about our favorite place on Main Street USA. I said yes, Main Street Bakery and see said no, Plaza Ice Cream Parlor. So, welcome to my post on our two favorite places on…
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Wednesday with Walt: A Big Kid

Many people had nice comments to say about Walt Disney after the news of his passing hit the mainstream. Eric Sevareid, a television journalist, remembered him in such a way that I feel is absolutely on target. He said, “Walt Disney seemed to know that while there is very little grown-up in a child, there is a lot of child…
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A Hug Among Disney Friends: Client Spotlight – Jeff and Amy Clark

To me the human element is such an important part of my travels to Disney or anywhere else. Our lives are all woven together in one way or another. Taking the time to pay attention and to soak it all in is so important. I like to use my Thursday posts to spotlight someone I have met in the parks…
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What is Tom Sawyer Island?

Have you ever been to Tom Sawyer Island inside the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World? I am often asked by clients just what Tom Sawyer Island is, so I thought I would share some pictures with you today of what can be found across the Rivers of America. Tom Sawyer Island is a lushly-landscaped outdoor playground in Frontierland where…
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Keys to the Kingdom Tour

Have you taken any of the tours offered at Walt Disney World? I have taken the Keys to the Kingdom Tour at the Magic Kingdom. I thoroughly enjoyed it and found it to be well worth the time and the money. This particular tour takes you behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom, including the famous utilidors (the first level of the…
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