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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

3) Utilidors The high water level in Central Florida makes it next to impossible to dig too deep without having a problem with water. Walt Disney did not want guests to see Cast Members traveling from one area of the park to another, thereby suspending their disbelief. The answer is quite clever, most of the Magic Kingdom is actually one ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

4) Be Our Guest Restaurant One of the most anticipated aspects of New Fantasyland was the addition of Be Our Guest Restaurant. This unique dining experience allows guests to dine inside Beast’s Castle. There are three rooms that are faithful recreations of the animated classic; The Grand Ballroom, The Castle Gallery, and The West Wing (complete with enchanted rose). When ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

5) Flags on Main Street When walking down Main Street, U.S.A., you may notice that there are American flags in several different locations. What you probably will not notice is that these flags do not have 50 stars on them. The reason is not because Disney is trying to go back in time, or that they are not patriotic. Flags ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

6) Kiss Goodnight Most guests think that Happily Ever After and Once Upon a Time signify the end of a day at the Magic Kingdom, but that isn’t true. In fact, there is still magic that happens half an hour after the park officially closes. It’s known as the Kiss Goodnight. It’s a three minute music and light show that ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

7) Mr. Toad Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride was one of the original attractions in the Magic Kingdom. It took guests on a crazy adventure through London and “nowhere in particular”. The ride had a very loyal following, and when it was announced that it was going to close there were protests. In 1998 the ride closed anyway, and it was ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

8) (Almost) Untouched Adventure  There have been many changes to the lands at the Magic Kingdom over the years, but one land has remained pretty close to the way that it was in the early days. Adventureland opened with three rides; Jungle Cruise, Swiss Family Treehouse, and Tropical Serenade. Pirates of the Caribbean was added two years later. Tropical Serenade ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

9) Paintbrushes If you know the classic story of Tom Sawyer, you most likely remember the scene where Tom didn’t want to paint the fence, so he decided to trick others into doing the work for him. You might also have heard that it is important to get to Tom Sawyer Island early, because of a homage to this classic ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

11) FSU It is fairly well known that the Disney Imagineers like to throw in little hidden gems that most guests will never notice. One fun hidden secret can be found on Splash Mountain. Keep your eyes open for the scene where the gophers drop down out of the ceiling, not too long before the five story plunge. One of ...

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14 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

12) Characters Having the chance to meet some favorite characters is part of the fun at any of the Walt Disney World theme parks, and at The Magic Kingdom you will have some great choices. There are two popular character dining experiences that you might want to make a reservation for. The Crystal Palace features a chance to meet Winnie ...

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