Category: Magic Kingdom

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

MH july fourth epcotFor years I claimed I would have nothing to do with Walt Disney World — or anything in Florida, for that matter — during the month of July. I have never been one to have a high tolerance for heat,

Who Does It Better: Tarzan or the Swiss Family?

I count myself a fan of dozens of Disney films made before my time. I have yet, however, gotten around to watching Swiss Family Robinson – though the 1960 movie’s plot, particularly the construction of a giant treehouse rigged with

Take five at the new Tangled rest area

In the picture at left, my kids are gazing up at the remains of the old Skyway to Tomorrowland. The shot was captured purposefully; I knew by my next visit to the Magic Kingdom, the chalet would be gone.

Enjoy: Flatbreads for lunch at Pinocchio Village Haus

For years, I paid no mind to the Pinocchio Village Haus counter-service restaurant in the Magic Kingdom unless we were sailing under its window into the It’s a Small World attraction. So I was genuinely surprised to stumble half-starved into

Disney Classic: Space Mountain

Hurtling through the dark void of Space Mountain was one of those classic defining moments of childhood.

The sound and smell of the rails, the “space-y” music in the queue, those flashing launch tunnels and the near total darkness all

“My 1st Haircut” at Harmony Barber Shop

MH harmony barbershopI remember being mildly emotional when each of my little ones had their first haircut. Emotional because the fresh look seemed to instantly age them, not because I particularly cared for the salon that had performed the service. I’d imagine

Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid in New Fantasyland!
Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid in New Fantasyland!

We are super eager to explore the Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland on our upcoming trip to Walt Disney World! The teaser concept art for Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid looks especially gorgeous. We’ve experienced the attraction

Watch Wishes Nighttime Spectacular from Disney’s Polynesian Resort beach
Watch Wishes Nighttime Spectacular from Disney’s Polynesian Resort beach

MH wishes from polynesianI’ve long wanted to both start and finish my Disney day at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. To wake up merely a monorail’s ride away from the Magic Kingdom; to head to bed after catching Wishes Nighttime Spectacular from the white

Wish #141 – Attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!
Wish #141 – Attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

MnsshpHalloween is set to be extra special this year! While weÔÇÖre down at Walt Disney World this fall celebrating our youngest pumpkinÔÇÖs second birthday, the whole family will attend MickeyÔÇÖs Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for the very first time! ErinÔÇÖs actual