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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

4. It’s a Small World and dessert at Pinocchio Village Haus No matter how old you are, it’s not a trip to Magic Kingdom without riding It’s a Small World. Sit back and relax on this slowly-moving boat ride and enjoy the air-conditioning. If it’s still raining when you disembark, head next door to Pinocchio Village Haus and relax with ...

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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

5. People-watch at Columbia Harbour House. If you’re in Liberty Square when the rain starts falling, duck into Columbia Harbour House and have a piece of peach cobbler. Or maybe Boston cream pie is more your style. Either way, grab your dessert and head upstairs to the second floor of this quick-service restaurant. Get a table by one of the ...

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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

6. Trade pins. A Florida rain shower gives Guests a great excuse to trade pins. Official Disney pin trading is a growing phenomenon at Disney World. Guests can trade pins with Cast Members as well as other parkgoers. If you find yourself with a little time on your hands because of the rain, take a few minutes to trade pins ...

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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

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7. Sing with the birdies at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. The Enchanted Tiki Room is one of the classic attractions at Magic Kingdom and boasts a long history of wowing Guests. Over 225 audio-animatronic birds, flowers, plants, tiki gods and totem poles delight Guests with happy tunes that you’ll quickly catch on to and want to sing along to. ...

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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

Carousel of Progress

8. Take a spin on Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress. Step into the Carousel of Progress and watch the progression of technology over the 20th century. This stage show takes place in four acts—each one a different decade of the last century. Watch as audio-animatronic robots bring to life the story of a family and the changes they go through ...

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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

9. Take in Mickey’s Philharmagic. The magic of Disney animation, the wonder of 3D glasses and special theater effects combine to present Mickey’s Philharmagic—a 12-minute 3D movie that follows Donald Duck and his silly antics after he gets his hands on Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Apprentice hat. Scenes from beloved Disney films are shown in 3D as special effects are used to ...

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The Top 10 Rainy Day Experiences at Magic Kingdom

10. Meet royalty at Princess Fairytale Hall. When it’s wet outside, you can stay dry and meet Disney royalty at the same time! On one side of the beautiful Princess Fairytale Hall in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom, you can greet Cinderella and Elena of Avalor, pose for pictures and have these fair ladies sign your autograph book. On the other ...

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14 Rookie Mistakes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

There are two types of people who visit Disney World—Disney World pros and Disney World rookies. Rookies are the ones who haven’t been to the parks before, but any rookie can become a pro thanks to the magic of Disney! Rookies do often have misconceptions about rides and parks at Disney World. Other rookies simply don’t know about certain things ...

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14 Rookie Mistakes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

1. Rookies don’t see For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along. Rookies think you’ve got to be totally sold out for Frozen in order to enjoy this sing-along, but pros know that you don’t have to be obsessed with the feature film to enjoy and appreciate the humor and community sing you’ll experience when you step into the ...

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14 Rookie Mistakes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

2. Rookies skip Walt Disney Presents. Some Disney World rookies skip this impressive exhibit, thinking it will be a boring museum-style presentation of Walt’s life. But Disney World pros know that this exhibit tells the story of Walt Disney from his childhood to present-day, where we couldn’t imagine a world without Disney. For Walt fans, this attraction is a hallowed ...

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