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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

1.  The Key Under the Mat, Muppet Vision 3-D, Disney’s Hollywood Studios My number 1 find is back at Hollywood Studios in Muppet Vision 3-D.  Really the entire queue or waiting area of this attraction is filled with tributes, inside jokes, and funny props so take your time waiting for the next show to walk around (as much as you ...

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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

2.  Mr. Toad in the Pet Cemetery, Haunted Mansion, Magic Kingdom As you exit the Haunted Mansion look up on the hill to your left, there is a pet cemetery there.  At the very top of the hill is a tribute to Mr. Toad.  Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride was an opening day attraction in Fantasyland that was a fun dark ...

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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

4.  The Well at Indiana Jones, Disney’s Hollywood Studios We are back over to the Studios for number 5.  As you approach the Indiana Jones stunt show you will see a well over to the left as you face the entrance.  There is a sign posted that says “Do Not Pull The Rope.”  Just this one time, break the rule.

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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

5.  The Path around the Tree of Life, Animal Kingdom Over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom it is hard not to be amazed by the intricate carvings of the animals in the trunk of the Tree of Life.  They are all interwoven together so beautifully. But, did you know you can get a closer look?  Many people do, and if you ...

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Top Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

6.  Crates at Disney’s Hollywood Studios What vintage Hollywood movie studio would be complete without wooden crates that were used to transport the props?  There are plenty in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and many of them have tributes on them to classic movies.  Check the addresses.  One is being sent to Scarlett O’Hara at Tara Plantation, one is on its way ...

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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

7.  The Windows on Main Street USA, Magic Kingdom This is one of those obvious ones—everyone sees the windows on Main Street as long as they are looking up.  Some guests may think the names and occupations on the windows are fictional, but they are actually tributes to Imagineers and other important figures in the Walt Disney Company.  You will ...

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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

8 The Ring at Haunted Mansion, Magic Kingdom This one has an interesting back story.  For years there was a “ring” in the pavement near the exit of the attraction that was in reality the sawed off end of a metal post in the ground from a queue that used to be there.  Guests noticed it and created a legend ...

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Top 8 Secret Finds at Walt Disney World

The parks at Walt Disney World are covered with secrets left by the Imagineers as tributes, inside jokes, or just fun things for guests to “discover” as they tour the parks.  To me this is what sets Disney parks apart from other theme parks; there are so many details that give you much more to enjoy than just dashing from ...

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My Top 10 Favorite Walt Disney World Restaurants

1. Via Napoli, Epcot’s Italy This is my family’s #1 favorite restaurant. We’ve been known to eat at Via Napoli multiple times on a trip. I feel like it has several things going for it: delectable food, prompt & courteous service, a good value, and a fun atmosphere. The pizza is unique because the ingredients are imported from Italy and ...

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