The Muppets Present Great Moments In American History

The Muppets are taking over the Magic Kingdom. That’s right, the Muppet show has come to, of all places, Liberty Square where The Muppets Present… Great Moments in American History. It’s the history of America told in true Muppet style. Since it’s the Muppets, you know there will be a few “wokka wokkas” to go […]

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 […]

Bwana Bob’s

Bwana Bob’s (a souvenir cart in Adventureland) is our last stop at the Magic Kingdom before we leave the park. It’s a Family Tradition. Dad firmly believes that family traditions are important. Disney World traditions make for great vacations. When we visit Magic Kingdom, we always end our day in Adventureland. It’s one of our […]

Tortuga Tavern

El Pirata Y El Perico is now Tortuga Tavern as Adventureland continues its transformation into Pirates of the Caribbean-inspired land. In the movies, the tavern is a grayish place where all kinds of unappealing-looking pirate types gather and drink. This restaurant is a bit more refined and colorful but still retains the flavor of the […]

Cinderella’s Royal Table Reservations

Making Cinderella’s Royal Table reservations for your Disney World vacation is not easy. It’s going to take a little work on your part. Cindy’s is one of the smallest restaurants at Walt Disney World and one of the most coveted. So you have to do a little work if you want to dine there. The […]

The Chapeau

Cinderella Castle front angle, Magic Kingdom Park

The Chapeau is located on Main Street, USA, in the Magic Kingdom. It’s the best place in the Magic Kingdom to get Mickey or Minnie ears or any of the other silly hats that Disney is so famous for. The Chapeau Chapeau is a French word (duh) that means hat or other covering for the […]

Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade

Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade at Magic Kingdom Park

Note: Celebrate a Dream Come True has been replaced by Festival of Fantasy. Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade debuted in January of 2009 to coincide with Disney’s “what will you celebrate” advertising campaign. Parades and shows are the best things Disney does. This is no exception. The Parade This is the 3rd version of […]

Christmas Day at Magic Kingdom Park

Christmas Day at Magic Kingdom Park

On a typical Christmas day at the Magic Kingdom, the park will reach capacity before noon. If you still plan to visit the Magic Kingdom on Christmas day despite the crowd sizes, here’s what you should keep in mind: Don’t expect to ride a lot of attractions – pick a handful you absolutely have to […]

Disney World Monorail

The Disney World Monorail is a transportation marvel. Uncle Walt really has outdone himself. Please stand clear of the doors … Por favor manténganse alejado de las puertas … The best thing about the monorail is that it’s free. It’s part of Disney’s complimentary transportation system. When Disney first put the monorail in Disneyland it […]

Walt Disney World Secrets

Walt Disney World Resorts: Stay Onsite or Offsite?

There are so many Walt Disney World secrets that Dad could never even begin to write about them all – secrets about park operations and history, secrets about attractions and shows, even secrets about “pixie dust” (those special little moments that guest might experience with cast members). Dad knows lots of these secrets, and is […]