I once read an article about the challenge of riding 10 Magic Kingdom rides/attractions before 10am. It can be done according to the person who wrote it, and I don’t doubt for a moment that it’s true. The majority of our trips to Disney have been somewhat commando-style, with detailed plans organized by extra magic hours and park layout. So our last trip we challenged ourselves to do all 4 parks in one day. (So you don’t think we are totally crazy, we did not have the kids with us on this trip.) Our idea wasn’t to do as much as possible at each park, but just to do our favorites and enjoy a few special things that each park has to offer.
Magic Kingdom is the only of the four Disney World Parks served by all three Disney transportation options: bus, monorail, and boat. These methods of transportation deliver you to the front gates below the Walt Disney World Railroad Station, which alone is majestic and grand. But to walk under the railroad to the top of the Main Street, U.S.A. and gaze past the shops and restaurants, you behold the epitome of magic, Cinderella’s Castle. Magic Kingdom may not hold my interest like Epcot or Animal Kingdom does, but my heart skips a beat every time I first lay eyes on the castle. [Read more…]