Category: Magic Kingdom

Learn some new jokes on the Jungle Cruise

I remember being an 11-year-old riding the Magic Kingdom’s “world famous” Jungle Cruise for the first time: was the skipper for real? What possessed him to spout off corny jokes the entire trip down the great rivers of the world? …

Join in the “Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!” Street Party

What I appreciate most about the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party is the way it encourages guests to work off that Dole Whip. (Or, less aggressively, join in the festivities.)

The first time I

Enjoy: The burger fixings bar at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe

MH pecos billsOur affinity for the Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Café lies in the extensive fixings bar ready and waiting to top that solidly good cheeseburger we order every time. The burger is a rather standard 1/3-lb. patty, but somehow

“Kill” Time in the Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue

Got some time to kill in line? Or are you just dying to join your 999 happy haunts in their ghostly retreat? If you dare, take a detour into the interactive graveyard queue of this classic attraction for some fun …

Pilot a rug on the Magic Carpets of Aladdin

Salaam and welcome to the Dumbo of Adventureland! Except this time, you’re piloting a magical rug and orbiting a particularly sought-after lamp around the marketplace of Agrabah.

Catch Mickey’s and Minnie’s 1928 debut in Steamboat Willie

We finally ended up popping into this rather obscure little attraction this past fall in order to escape throngs of families lining the streets for the evening parade. All we were searching for was a bare patch of ground to …

Hitch a ride on the Main Street Vehicles

Cruising down the Magic Kingdom’s main drag in one of the Main Street Vehicles  requires some departure from our usual traffic patterns. Like many families, when we enter the park in the morning we’re on a mission. Usually it’s to

Snow White’s Scary Adventures lives on at Disneyland

Nothing personal, Fairest One, but your namesake attraction was never on the top of our list during visits to the Magic Kingdom. “Bordering on frightening” is written in one of the margins of a trip journal (yes, we had toddlers

Trick-or-Treat throughout the Magic Kingdom

My suspicions were confirmed the first year we attended: if we had let the kids have their way, we would have been purchasing an additional suitcase to tote their haul of candy home from Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. I was