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10 Closed Walt Disney World Attractions That We Miss

9) Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Magic Kingdom (1971-1998) This dark ride was based on Disney’s 1949 release of The Wind in the Willows. It was unique in that it operated on two separate tracks, which offered Guests two separate experiences within the attraction. It was a little edgy in that it depicted a trip to Hell within the ride. On ...

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10 Closed Walt Disney World Attractions That We Miss

10) Snow White’s Scary Adventure, Magic Kingdom (1971-2012) This attraction was a dark ride that took Guests through the story of Snow White and her loyal Seven Dwarfs. The original version of the ride used ride vehicles that could seat four Guests each. It took Guests through the fairy tale story by putting them in the role of Snow White. ...

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10 Closed Walt Disney World Attractions That We Miss

We diehard Disney fans are exactly that—Disney fans, no matter what. We love the films. We love the music. We love Walt. We love the parks, and each of us has a favorite one at Walt Disney World. We love the rides and attractions—even the ones that aren’t our favorites, simply because the attractions are part of the Disney parks. ...

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12 Items That Must Be on Your Walt Disney World Bucket List

1. Find Mickey. You’re going to Disney World, and it just wouldn’t be right to visit the Walt Disney World Resort and not see the famous M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! You can find him in many places and in many ways. Throughout each of the four theme parks, Walt Disney Imagineers have hidden Mickey heads in the architecture, in the paint, in ...

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12 Items That Must Be on Your Walt Disney World Bucket List

2. Do Walt’s classics. Because Walt Disney Imagineers are always planning, developing, building, remodeling and upgrading inside the four theme parks, the resort hotels and Disney Springs, the fun at the Walt Disney Resort is always growing exponentially as well. And though Disney remains the leader in cutting-edge, state-of-the-art theme park entertainment, if you miss the classic attractions that have ...

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12 Items That Must Be on Your Walt Disney World Bucket List

3. Savor a Dole Whip at Aloha Isle. This one should be on your bucket list repeatedly, especially if you visit Disney in the summer months. If you have never tried a Dole Whip, you’re really missing out. Disney World fans have been crazy about the Dole Whip since it first became available in 1986. A Dole Whip looks a ...

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12 Items That Must Be on Your Walt Disney World Bucket List

5. Eat lunch at Prime Time Café. This item on the bucket list comes with a warning; eat lunch at Prime Time Café, but only if you intend to eat your veggies and keep your elbows off the table. That’s because meals at the PrimeTime Café, are served by waitstaff who expect you to call them “Aunt” or another family ...

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12 Items That Must Be on Your Walt Disney World Bucket List

6. Resort hop at Christmastime. Resort hopping is a timeless bucket list item at Walt Disney World. Resort hopping is going from Disney Resort to Disney Resort, visiting as many resort hotels as possible and taking in the architecture, décor and themes, as well as lunch, dinner and snack offerings at the resorts. Resort hopping is fun any time of ...

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12 Items That Must Be on Your Walt Disney World Bucket List

7. Ride the balloon at Disney Springs. Have you ever wanted to fly in a hot air balloon, but the thought of no tether took you too far out of your comfort zone? Disney has just the bucket list item for you. At Disney Springs, you can enjoy the Characters in Flight attraction. Board the largest hand-painted helium balloon in ...

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