Category: Disney Destinations

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

Swim with Nemo & Friends at The Seas

MH seas with nemo & friendsI have a soft spot for the ride-through attraction at The Seas with Nemo and Friends Pavilion. It was just about the first ride my firstborn experienced on his first trip to Walt Disney World – and to continue

Disney Classic: Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!

The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! attraction is feeling especially classic to me as I post this. I owe that to this photo (above) from a trip in 1992, and for two reasons: 1) the 25-year-old picture is the most

Complete a Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card collection

MH sorcerers of the magic kingdomI am by no means an expert when it comes to the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom role-playing game at Walt Disney World. So please correct me if I get some of these details wrong when I attempt to describe

Wishful Thinking: Early rides on Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel
Wishful Thinking: Early rides on Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel

Before Prince Charming supposedly needed space to entertain his subjects with his newfangled carrousel, this antique merry-go-round was named for Cinderella. It’s a beautiful, painstakingly restored spinner bought by the Walt Disney Company in 1967 for inclusion in the Magic

“Dream Along with Mickey” on the Castle Stage

Dream Along with Mickey that we could find some shade in which to enjoy this upbeat show backdropped by Cinderella Castle? The thought crossed my mind as we stood in the heat of a late October afternoon. The people who

Disney Classic: Storybook Land Canal Boats
Disney Classic: Storybook Land Canal Boats

Once you’ve navigated the belly of Monstro the whale, it’s smooth sailing on the Storybook Land Canal Boats. Eleven diminutive scenes lifted from classic Disney animated features make up a miniature gardener’s dream. Not having a green thumb myself,

Disney Classic: Spaceship Earth

It’s the beacon of Epcot, the icon of what became of Walt Disney’s vision for a “community of the future” and the capsule in which, long ago, my husband believed the entire theme park was contained. I’m speaking, of course,

Character Series: Meet Woody & Jessie from “Toy Story”

Got fans of the Toy Story series in your family? We’ve had four little fans ourselves over the years, but only once – out of many trips – have we been in the right place at the right time to