Chapter 6, Disney World, Travel Guide
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Magic Kingdom

April 2012: It’s not a stretch to say the Magic Kingdom is Orlando to most of the world. It was the first theme park and remains the best, at least judged by visitor counts. Of all the parks, the Magic Kingdom successfully comes close to true fantasy. Mature adults know, academically, that computers and a […] Read more...

Chapter 6, Disney World, Tips: Save money – beat crowds, Travel Guide
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Magic Kingdom survival guide

April 2012: Orlando has seven major theme parks plus nearby Legoland and Busch Gardens, but everyone goes to the Magic Kingdom at least once. Consequently, the hours tend to be longer, as do the lines. No one wants to over-analyze a trip and time a visit with a stopwatch – well, almost no one – […] Read more...

Chapter 6, Disney World, Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide
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Scare Guide: Magic Kingdom

Some rides scare children, either because of the movement or the scenes along the way. Magic Kingdom rides are listed clockwise here as “None” (not scary to the typical five-year old), “Some” (scary to a sensitive five-year-old) and “Lots” (bad choice for all five-year olds due to movement or scenes). Many faster rides have height […] Read more...

Chapter 6, Disney World, Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide
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Movement Guide: Magic Kingdom

Scared of the coasters? You can’t always tell from the front of the ride. Magic Kingdom rides are listed here clockwise as “None” (slow, even movement or none at all), “Some” (not a coaster, but a hill or other jerky movement) and “Lots” (a coaster or its equivalent). Further explanation is given if necessary. Main […] Read more...