3:00 am Woke up
4:00 am Transportation to Philly Airport
7:00 am Plane to Orlando
9:30 Arrived at Orlando
10:00 Happy Limo to Wilderness Lodge
10:45 Arrived at Wilderness lodge, Room was ready 4135
View from room.
11:30 am Lunch at Roaring Fork. Order was wrong. Food was was sub par.
Stroller rental from Kingdom strollers was delievered along with order from gaeden grocerer. Ordered a $20 box fan and realized we did not need it. Room was very cool and had ceiling fan. But at least we had some white noise from it.
We explored the Lodge and picked up some souveniers.
Kids went to the pool for a while.
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5:20 pm Had resv at Whispering Canyon . Food and service was great.
After dinner took the boat for a loop around the lake.
Then roasted some marshmellows on the beach.
The retired for the evening, going to make rope drop on day 2.
Total walkling miles for the day = 7.46
Temp 91 for the high. No rain.
6:00 am Wake up
7:30 am Bus to Magic Kingdom, very little wait for bus.
7:45 am Arrived at MK
8:40 Welcome show. Everyone should see this at least once.
9:10 Breakfast at Crystal Palace. Always a great experience. DDP TS Credit
10:40 am Caught Main Street Trolley Show - always good.
10:45 Caught stage show.
11:20 Fast Pass Space Mountain. Probably in the minority, I like roller coasters but did not like this one. Being in the dark and being jerked around was not fun. The couple in front of seemed to enjoy it though, lol.
11:30 Face Painting for the kids.
11:40 Tomorrowland Speedway.
11:50 Caught Dance Party Parade
12:00 Boat back to Wilderness Lodge for rest. ( Might be in the minority, but after trying to mid day break this time, we did not do it again. Seems we walked more and found it better to take mid day breaks in the park )
12:15 Arrived at the lodge.
Did not eat lunch, still full from CP
Kids did not take naps. Explored Lodge some more.
4:00 Boat back to MK
4:15 Arrived at MK
4:25 Tinker Bell Meet & Greet. Great experience.
4:55 Caught a little of the Casey’s Corner pianist.
5:10 Dinner at Plaza Restaurant. Paid cash.
6:50 Fast Pass SM.
7:15 Fast Pass BTMRR
8:00 Country Bear Jamboree. Nice Show.,
8:40 Jungle Cruise. Always fun.
9:00 Aladdins Magic Carpets. Kids Fav.
9:30 Boat Back to Lodge.
9:50 Arrived at Lodge
11:30 Lights out.
Crowd level predicted 3 Actual 7
88 degrees high
walked 13.73 miles
Day 3 Epcot
7:00 Wake up
8:25 Bus to Epcot
8:50 Arrived at Epcot. Bag check took 20 minutes
9:15 Spaceship Earth.
10:00 FP Soarin. GREAT!!
10:55 Turtle Talk with Crush. Great Show
11:40 Mexico Pavillion.
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11:50 Gran Fiesta Tour
12:05 Lunch Akershaus. DDP TS
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Morroco - Kids got Tattoos
Liberty singers were Amazing
4:45 Saw British Revolution. Excellent.
5:30 Dinner at Rose and Crown. DDP TS. Food and Service Excellent
7:30 Bus Back to Lodge
8:10 Arrived at Lodge. Bus takes a little more time than other parks.
9:30 lights out - long day.
Crowd level predicted 4 Actual 5
91 degrees high - Bought 3 fan misters, well worth the price. Also used cooling towels.
Walked 6.85 miles, but it seemed more than that lol.
Day 4 Hollywood Studios
8:00 Wake up
9:17 Bus to Hollywood Studios
9:24 Arrived at HS
10:00 Monsters inc meet and great. Love the signs.
11:15 FP Stars Tours. Fantastic Ride. DS 4 was scared, but he loves roller coasters.
12:22 Lunch at Hollywood and Vine. DDP TS. Recieved Fantasmic passes. Very nice interaction, Service and food was average.
2:25 Then to my favorite - ToT
2:45 Next to my wifes favorite - Beauty and the Beast
3:30 FP RnR My new favorite coaster.
3:50 Muppet Vision. Loved this show.
5:20 Dinner at sci fi. Paid cash. Loved it. DS 4 was scared again of the monsters on the screen.
After dinner TP went down the tubes with wait times. We just walked around the park and enjoyed the park.
Wife and I thought Fantasmic might be too much for DS because of his reaction to Star Tours and Sci Fi we decided to spread some Disney Magic by finding a family of 4 to give our preferred seating to Fantasmic to.
They were very grateful and said they were trying all day to see if they could get some because friends of theirs were there and wanted to sit with them.
7:00 Meet and Greet Sourcerer Mickey, 30 min wait.
7:45 Bus back to lodge
8:10 Arrived at lodge.
9:30 Watched the Electric Water Parade from the beach at resort. Great Viewing. Kids watched ending of the Little Mermaid at the beach movie screen.
11:00 lights out
Crowd level predicted 4 Actual 9
91 degree high
walked 7.22 miles
Day 5 MK and Halloween Party
9:00 Wake up
10:45 Boat to MK
11:00 Arrived Mk
Shopped until lunch ressie
12:35 Lunch BOG DDP CS
3:00 Peter Pan’s Flight
3:45 Festival of Fantasy Parade
4:00 Liberty Square River Boat
4:30 Got our tickets for party in Adventureland.
5:05 FP 7DMT
6:15 Tea Cups
6:20 Winnie the Pooh
Lots of Candy now
7:20 Splash Mountain twice - walk on
7:40 BTMRR 5 min wait
9:30 (not exactly sure of the time ) Around the area of IASW - Fireworks were amazing, going off all over the place. Also noticed that Disney waters the roofs of all the surrounding areas during the fireworks.
10:30 Caught parade in front of the train station, good viewing spot.
11:55 Boat back to lodge
12:20 Arrived at lodge
1:15 Lights out
90 degrees high
Crowd Level predicted 2 Actual 4
Walked 11.01 miles
Day 6 Animal Kingdom
( Note: When planning this day ahead of time it seemed to make sense, lol. We were very tired after 5 days so our plans went out the window for this day. We had Res for Tusker House and decided we could not miss out on that, but every other plan I had for this day went out the window, but we still had an amazing day. )
9:30 Wake up
10:30 Bus to Animal Kingdom
11:15 Arrived ( Longest bus ride from Wilderness Lodge )
12:15 Watched a great show before lunch.
12:35 Tusker House, paid cash. The first photo will show how hot and tired our kids were. Food was very good and service was excellent.
After Tusker House, it was so hot at AK, we took bus back to lodge so we could go to Downtown Disney, excuse me “Disney Springs”.
Arrived at DS around 4 and stayed about 2 hours.
Back to lodge and ate at Roaring Forks again. Order was right but took long time and food was just average.
Misc pics of the day.
Surprized my wife with Beauty and the Beast figurines.
11:00 Lights out
Crowd level predicted 4 Actual 6
91 degree high
Walked 7 miles
Day 7 Resort Day - 1900 Park Fare - Hoop De Doo
Day started at 9:00
Went by boat to Mk then Boat to Grand Floridian
10:10 Brunch at 1900 Park Fair. Excellent Characters, Food, and Atmosphere. We liked it better than Crystal Palace.
Then went to Polynesian by boat and then Contempory by Monorail.
Then by boat back to Wilderness Lodge for a little rest and then back on boat to Fort Wilderness for Hoop De Doo.
When we booked Hoop de doo we could only get catagory 3 seating, but when checking in for it, we recieved some Disney Magic and were upgraded to cat 2!
Hoop De Doo was great. Great Show, Food and service!!
Have to share this pic I took in the bathroom. Draw your own conclustion.
Back to lodge for rest, long day tomorrow.
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