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The Top 12 Walt Disney World Attractions for Kids

8) Kilimanjaro Safaris Guests who’ve ever wanted to take their kids to see animals of all kinds—but are looking for something more spectacular than the zoo—will appreciate this fascinating attraction. The adventure begins when Guests board an open-air safari truck that’s big enough to carry 32 safari enthusiasts out to the Harambe Wildlife Preserve where more than 30 different species ...

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The Top 12 Walt Disney World Attractions for Kids

5) Big Thunder Mountain Kids love this runaway mine train and the rugged terrain through which it weaves and winds. Some parts of the ride are bumpy, and some parts of the ride are in the dark. The thrill of small drops, the mountains and a supposedly haunted mining town make this coaster fun for every member of the family. ...

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The Top 12 Walt Disney World Attractions for Kids

9) Princess Fairy Tale Hall Guests with little girls in their traveling parties won’t want to miss this attraction. Guests can meet four different princesses—Cinderella, Elena of Avalor, Rapunzel and Tiana. This attraction functions as two attractions under one proverbial roof. Because of this, Guests must stand in one queue to meet Cinderella and Elena of Avalor and then proceed ...

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The Top 12 Walt Disney World Attractions for Kids

6) Pirates of the Caribbean This dark ride is nine minutes in duration, and a lot of fun for pirates, pirates-in-training and all their swash-buckling friends. Guests travel over the high seas in boats, but before Guests reach the loading area, they weave their way through the queue, which was created to resemble an old Spanish fortress. At the beginning ...

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The Top 12 Walt Disney World Attractions for Kids

10) Enchanted Tales with Belle This interactive attraction will have kids wondering, “How did they do that?” At the beginning of the attraction, Guests are welcomed into Maurice’s cottage and workshop where they can explore, look around at tools Maurice uses to work on his inventions and even see pictures of his daughter, Belle. Then, before their very eyes, Guests ...

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The Top 12 Walt Disney World Attractions for Kids

Disney doesn’t like to do anything half-way, and at Disney World, helping families create a dream vacation tailor-made for them is what they do best. If you and your family visited the parks at Walt Disney World every summer, you would be able to look back on each of your Disney vacations as unique. No two trips would be the ...

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11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

1. The world would be very different without Walt’s influence. Again, who would want to imagine a world without Walt Disney and his influence? It might not be a small world without him, but it would definitely be a very different world. Imagine traveling to central Florida and instead of seeing signs for Disney World, you see swampland and marshes. ...

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11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

2. He is not in cryogenic suspension. In November of 1966, Walt Disney was diagnosed with lung cancer. Only a few weeks later, he died at the age of 65 on December 15, 1966. Immediately rumors began to circulate that Walt’s body was frozen with a new technology called cryo-suspension. At the time, some scientists began to believe that it ...

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11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

3. He holds the record for Oscars. Walt Disney died in 1966, but he still holds the record for winning the most individual Academy Awards and for the most individual nominations. During his lifetime, he won 22 Oscars, and he was nominated for 59. The wins and nominations were associated with a short Walt worked on, titled “Flowers and Trees,” ...

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11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

4. He lived with feelings of guilt and sadness. In early 1938 after the success of the Snow White film, Walt and his brother Roy were determined to bless their parents with a home in North Hollywood close to the Disney Studios. But only months after moving into the house, Walt’s mother began to notice fumes in the house related ...

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