Day 5 MK (last park day)
Originally we were RD’ing this day but given the night before, how much we did on our other MK day, and how tiring full days are, we decided to sleep in.
Our first FP was for 7DMT at 9:10 and we ended up there a bit later than our grace period (around 10:20). I was worried about the anytime FP situation scanning in to 7DMT since we were in that unknown grace period. The day before our anytime FP were all listed. When they got pushed to the next day there were only 2 listed. However, it seemed they were all there since we kept using them and they didn’t disappear. They also included 7DMT. Basically I felt like we scored some weird never ending everything FP. I’m still convinced there may have been some weird technical glitch.
Now for the downside, 7DMT destroyed DH’s vertigo. The first pic on the ride he’s happy. By that second pic he looks green. While he tried to recover, DD6 and I did standby for Tea Cups (5-10 min). We then all went on our next FP for Peter Pan @ 10:40 and then lunch at Pecos Bill around 11. DH ordered the lettuce tacos for his keto diet and he thought they were solid. DD6 inhaled her tacos. At this point it was apparent he was not doing better and he decided to head back for rest and to try out his vertigo exercises. We parted ways and DD6 and I tore through the park.
The look of vertigo…But look at DD6 behind!
We did our 3rd FP for BTMR then grabbed a 4th for Pirates. This time we knew the rain was coming again so stroller got prepped and I had our rain jackets. We came out of Pirates to a massive thunderstorm that lasted about 10 min. We then swam(!) our way to Tomorrowland. We did a 5th FP for Buzz. I won. Then went on the PeopleMover which we both loved. We were hoping for the caramel Mickey pretzel but they didn’t have them anymore at Lunching Pad so we grabbed a shake from Auntie Galaxy’s which was terrible and got thrown out. We then did a 7th FP for SM which DD6 LOVED. We never went on Astro Orbiter due to lines plus we decided to go old school and head to Dumbo. So we grabbed an 8th FP for Dumbo. DD6 requested Barnstormer despite my protests. I grabbed a 9th for Barnstormer which she enjoyed mostly due to Goofy’s broken signs. We then did a 10th FP for Pooh. Then used one of our Anytime FP for 7DMT. We grabbed an 11th FP for Splash (about 4:30) and DH was able to rejoin us around this time.
I love how thrilled she looks
I grabbed another Dole Whip - this time a float. I found that version superior due to melting issues with the cups. While in line two young women were talking about all the waiting they were doing. I tried sharing a bit of liner knowledge. I got met with “maybe I’ll look in to that later.” I think they thought I was trying to sell them something or had two heads….
On to 12th FP for Pirates and a 13th for Magic Carpets. While in line I was grabbing our next FP and the lady ahead of me overheard me talking to DD6. They started asking questions. They were almost there - they knew how to get more FPs - they just didn’t know they could modify to earlier times. So I shared that with them and they went off to Pirates as we headed to dinner at Skipper Canteen.
So Skipper Canteen. It has potential and had things that worked with DH’s diet. But everything was a let down. It’s not someplace we can recommend. It was now nearing 8 so we decided to head over to Tomorrowland to end the night there. We crossed the hub which was already so full and crazy busy. I had FP’s for Buzz but DD6 really wanted SM so we headed there and used our Anytime FP for that. DH did pretty well.
We watched HEA over by the rocks right next to Terrace on the Tomorrowland side. I had seen that in someone’s report before and thought it was a great spot. No CM’s came by to kick us out (reports were abound about that) But I honestly don’t know why they would. There were only a small handful of people and they had the dessert area roped off well. The fireworks were on our side so a bit loud but good view. The castle was visible from the side. You miss the full front view but it was fine with us. The best part was Tinkerbell flying above us and waving to us. That was an unexpected treat. We chatted with a Canadian family that had just arrived and shared a bit about the modify trick with them. Hopefully they will have an extra nice time with it.
After it was over we headed for another anytime FP for SM. DH sat that one out. DD6 and I then headed for 1 last ride - 7DMT while DH rode Buzz - both with Anytime FP. It did seem that right after we got on the 7DMT FP line that they opened it up to stand by as well on our side.
Waiting for SM like a warrior…
We caught the Kiss Goodnight on our way out. We decided to walk to the Contemporary and took a Lyft back. It did take about 15 min to arrive but it was much more mellow of a trip this way.
-7DMT and vertigo do not mix well. All that swaying is bad news.
-MK really has limited good food
-Dole Whips really are good
-stay in your land after 8
-HEA angled views are totally fine for most people