While my wife was spending time with her sister and niece at the Bon Voyage Breakfast, my daughter and I headed into the Magic Kingdom for some exciting time in the parks. We hopped on the monorail for the short ride from The Grand Floridian to the Magic Kingdom. I really wish there was a way to make a walkway from The Grand Floridian to the Magic Kingdom like the walkway from The Contemporary but, alas, the water way where the Electrical Water Pageant floats are stored gets in the way. Still we were in the park before 8 am. However, we could not beat the end of the opening stage show and had to walk through the crowds to our first stop, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.
Yesterday at D23, the Parks Panel presentation took place and A LOT of new information was dropped. So much information that I have to break in down park by park and then what is going on outside the theme parks on the resort side. Let’s dive in head first.
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend one of the Pandora previews and got a first-hand look at what the Disney Imagineers have created inside Animal Kingdom. I will upfront with you…I have never seen Avatar the movie so I had no idea about the storyline, scenery, characters, etc. I went into this experience with no preconceived notions and, most importantly, no expectations mainly because I did not know what to expect.
Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Red Loop. Today we are exploring experiences that people tend to overlook at Disney.
If you started the loop from the beginning, you stopped by some wonderful attractions at EPCOT’s World Showcase. Now, let’s travel to the Magic Kingdom and more specifically to Liberty Square as we head inside the Hall of Presidents.
My next Disney trip is coming up in a few weeks (mid-May) thanks to a random day off in my child’s school calendar. It’s going to be a trip of many firsts for our family. A lot of the firsts are because we, typically, travel in the fall and not the spring. It will give me a chance to experience some new things and give me a chance to blog about some new things at Disney as well.