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Old 03-13-11, 09:42 AM   #1
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What to do in Disney World?

I'm leaving for a short vacation to Disney World (in Florida) tomorrow! I'm excited, because it'll be the first time I've gone since I was 10. The only thing is - I don't know what to do there. I arrive Monday late afternoon and leave Thursday at around noon. So in reality I only have 2 full days there. I was thinking of dedicating each of those days to one park.

Does anyone who has gone recently/goes often have any suggestions? Any favorite parks, places to avoid, etc? From what little I can remember the last time I went, one night we went to Downtown Disney. Would that be any good for the first day, where I only have the night to do things? I also read about a water park, and it seems like good water park temperature all next week (low 80s), but that might just be to my winter-hardened northern body. Is the water park good, and would it likely be open at that temperature?
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Old 03-14-11, 05:45 AM   #2
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Disneyworld is quite huge, if you had a week you might still not have time to see it all. If you like food and shopping, Epcot is a great place, with tastes from around the world. The Magic Kingdom is the heart of Disney, so you can't miss that. The Disney/MGM studio has the newest rides, like the "Tower of Terror", and the "Rock'n Rollercoaster". You shouldn't miss either of these. Downtown Disney is a cool place to spend the evening, it's a more adult atmosphere than the rest of Disney. I haven't visited Typhoon Lagoon (the water park) so I don't have any info to share.

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Hang out at Epcot and eat there.
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Drop the kids off at the Animal Kingdom, go to the water park and watch the MILFs.
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Be at the Magic Kingdom when it opens in the morning.
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Disneyworld is quite huge, if you had a week you might still not have time to see it all. If you like food and shopping, Epcot is a great place, with tastes from around the world. The Magic Kingdom is the heart of Disney, so you can't miss that. The Disney/MGM studio has the newest rides, like the "Tower of Terror", and the "Rock'n Rollercoaster". You shouldn't miss either of these. Downtown Disney is a cool place to spend the evening, it's a more adult atmosphere than the rest of Disney. I haven't visited Typhoon Lagoon (the water park) so I don't have any info to share.



Have fun!

Aren't those about 5-6 years old?? I remember they were new the last time I went.
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I hear there are guide plans that will maximize the amount of stuff you can see by minimizing wait times.
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It's very easy to spend an entire day at Epcot center.
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Ask about the the Backstage Magic Tour.
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Downtown Disney: Raglan Road Irish Pub. The food is decent, but the Guinness is outstanding.
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It's very easy to spend an entire day at Epcot center.
And very easy to get sick for the rest of the entire day when you do the "Spaceship Earth" ride. I was queasy after being talked into that ride that has only one purpose . . . to get you sick.
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And very easy to get sick for the rest of the entire day when you do the "Spaceship Earth" ride. I was queasy after being talked into that ride that has only one purpose . . . to get you sick.
That ride actually had barf bags. There are 2 different versions/tickets of it. One made my wife queasy. The other made her VERY QUEASY. I didn't see much point in the less queasy version.

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And very easy to get sick for the rest of the entire day when you do the "Spaceship Earth" ride. I was queasy after being talked into that ride that has only one purpose . . . to get you sick.
How in the world can one get sick in such a slow paced ride? Or are you talking about the one that replaced horizons.
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How in the world can one get sick in such a slow paced ride? Or are you talking about the one that replaced horizons.
It has to do with all the spinning/twisting/hurling the capsule does in relation to what you are seeing on the monitor planted 3 inches from your face. Oh yeah, you WILL get sick. I recommend Willmw's answer; just go for the version that advertises you will get sick. The sissy version is for, well, sissies.
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Be prepared to be shocked and disgusted by the 6, 7, and 8 year old kids being pushed in strollers.
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Be prepared to be shocked and disgusted by the 6, 7, and 8 year old kids being pushed in strollers.
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Heck,I needed to be pushed home in a stroller after last Sat.night on vacation.
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