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Magic Kingdom 101 – Complete Rundown of Rides

Tomorrowland Speedway

The oldest park at Walt Disney World is also home to the greatest rides that Disney has to offer. Split into six different lands, Magic Kingdom is quintessential Disney. It is what people think of when someone says Disney World. The following is a complete listing of rides that Magic Kingdom has to offer, as well as some insider tips ...

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Disney World’s Top 10 Thrilling Experiences

Soarin'

Typically the term ‘thrill rides’ describes extreme rollercoasters. But Walt Disney World doesn’t just use rollercoasters in order to thrill its guests (though this list has plenty of those). Disney creates immersive magical experiences within each park, many of them leaving you absolutely awe-inspired or breathless with exhilaration. Here are some of the best experiences Disney World offers that are ...

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Hollywood Studios 101 – Complete Rundown of 10 Attractions

Hollywood Studios

If you have been following the recent news, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is in a state of flux. The iconic (or, based on your perception, rightfully maligned) Sorcerer’s Hat is going to be taken down at the beginning of 2015. Many rides and attractions are being shuttered to make way for a renovation to the park – American Idol Experience closed ...

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Disney Height Requirements 101

Soarin'

There’s nothing worse than a child anticipating their very first time on a new Disney ride, only to find out at the entrance that he or she does not meet the height requirement. This happened to us when my daughter was four. We were just about to use our Soarin’ Fastpasses when the Cast Member at the entrance stopped us. ...

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Disney For Chickens – Walt Disney World for the Faint of Heart

Disney For Chickens

When people find out that I am a self-proclaimed Disney Fanatic, they often regale me with a list of their favorite Disney rides. These conversations often begin something like this: “Oh, wow! Don’t you just love Space Mountain!” or “Expedition Everest is awesome! I could ride it over and over again!” I always smile and nod approvingly, but in my ...

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14 Toddler-Friendly Attractions in Walt Disney World

Disney For Toddlers

Some people believe that toddlers aren’t old enough to appreciate a trip to Walt Disney World, but I think they’re just plain wrong. Disney has something to offer for all ages, and the toddlers in your group will absolutely LOVE a Disney vacation. Are there attractions that are appropriate for toddlers? ABSOLUTELY! Here’s our list of fourteen tried and true ...

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How To Tackle Animal Kingdom 101: Part 1: Rides and Attractions

Animal Kingdom

For guests who are less familiar with Animal Kingdom, here is a crash course in everything you need to know about what the park has to offer. First, we’ll take a look at the “meat” of the park- the rides and attractions, as well as a general touring strategy for the park. In part 2 of our article, we’ll conquer ...

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11 Supposedly ‘Kid-Friendly’ Attractions that May Actually Terrify Your Child

Little Mermaid

We’ve all either been witness to it or have experienced it firsthand with our little one. That unexpected scream of sheer terror emanating from a child during what was assumed to be an entertaining and light-hearted Disney attraction. The parent freezes, at a total loss, desperately searching for the nearest exit while silently calculating the number of years of psychiatric ...

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