Tom Sawyer Island

Tom Sawyer Island is one place in Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom that doesn’t feel like the rest of Walt Disney World. Tom Sawyer Island is a sprawling, rustic playground placed right in the middle of the Rivers of America. This is a great place for kids to burn off some steam–I mean, assuming they […]

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe

Pecos Bill was a fictional Wild West cowboy probably invented around 1916. Yep, old Bill is a tall tale (hence the name). For years this Frontierland restaurant was the home of the “Mile Long Fixin’s Bar”, which was a good reason to eat here. There used to be cheese, grilled onions, and all kinds of […]

Frontierland

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Magic Kingdom Park

Frontierland paints a Disney picture of America’s westward expansion. This is a great place to see America in the “wild west” days. You can even pick up an old western rifle and try your hand at hitting some pretty neat targets. Yeee Haaw! Some of Disney’s best attractions are here. Check them out … Frontierland […]

Splash Mountain

NOTE: In summer 2024, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will officially open, replacing the previous Splash mountain. Splash Mountain is one of the Magic Kingdom’s busiest attractions. There’s a reason for that. Uncle Walt’s boys have taken a good story and made it better. In 1946, Disney released Song of the South, a story about a rabbit […]

Country Bear Jamboree

Country Bear Jamboree front exterior building

The Country Bear Jamboree is a long running Magic Kingdom classic. It was one of the last projects Uncle Walt worked on before his death. The original plan for the bears was to headline a Disney ski resort in California, but the plan never developed. The bears were then shipped to the Florida Project where […]

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Magic Kingdom Park

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, BTMRR for those who love acronyms, is the fastest ride in the west, pardners. Yee haw! Come on y’all, jump on and take a ride. Warning: This is a rough roller coaster, probably one of the roughest of all the Walt Disney World roller coasters. But it is also one of […]