Last WDW trip was less than a year ago, in April, but the Festival of the Arts, combined with the 13-month AP promotion, led to another one sooner than I expected.
This trip came together really suddenly–around a month out from the trip dates–but looking at my plans, I’m getting really excited.
Drive down on Friday, looking to arrive right around 3:00 to check into Boardwalk Inn. Then Friendship Boat over to HS. During the last trip, Symphony in the Stars was running, which we thought was great, but now Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular has arrived, and we’re not missing that.
Those steps during EMH aren’t set in stone, obviously. The plan is just to ride Toy Story and Star Tours as much as we can. Hopefully the bulk of the evening EMH crowd is hammering Tower of Terror and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster.
No rush to be first at the tapstiles at the International Gateway on Saturday. As long as we’re walking up by 9:00, we’re fine. Epcot was the park we missed the most at during the previous trip: Soarin’ was closed and we didn’t see any of the films in World Showcase. Gonna make up for that.
Impressions de France is gonna be a tight squeeze between O Canada and the lunch reservation, but if we miss it, we can catch it Sunday. Also, TP has a duration of 0 minutes for the Disney on Broadway concert right now, so it has use at the 8:15 American Adventure, but we’re actually going to the 9:00. Should be fun being in that huge, mostly-empty auditorium while most people are Illuminating.
If we’re not tired enough to go straight to the hotel at 9:30, maybe Abracadabar! Then again, might be too full from Teppan Edo, Biergarten, sipping chocolate, and who knows what else, to even have a drink.
Earlier morning on Sunday, with 7:30 breakfast at Trattoria al Forno. Looks like it will be gray and rainy. We’ll be making more of an effort to get to the tapstiles early, as we’re going to try to Rope Drop Frozen, which wasn’t open yet last spring.
The rain will probably take Test Track out of the equation, but no biggie. Mission: Space is the better ride in my book anyway. After this last TP, it’s back out the International Gateway to wreck the Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream, then hit the road for home.