Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is probably one of the most recognizable theme parks in the world, and easily one of the most popular vacation destinations for families.
The Disney Park is full of classic, quintessential Disney attractions, such as the Haunted Mansion, Jungle Cruise, Big Thunder Mountain, “it’s a small world,” Pirates of the Caribbean, and Dumbo the Flying Elephant.
Dumbo the Flying Elephant is such a classic attraction that it’s been replicated in two more spots in Magic Kingdom: Tomorrowland and Adventureland.
But unfortunately, one of these rides may be living on borrowed time.
In Tomorrowland lies the Astro Orbiter, an attraction consisting of little rockets that spin in a circle, with Guests controlling how high or low they go.
In Adventureland lies the Magic Carpets of Aladdin, an incredibly similar attraction in which Guests ride on a flying carpet instead of a rocket.
However, the magic carpet must come to an end sometime.
At Disney Dining, we’re constantly checking the My Disney Experience app, only to find that this attraction has been experiencing temporary closures nearly every day for weeks.
In fact, according to WDW Stats, the Magic Carpets of Aladdin was in the top ten list of attractions according to technical difficulties.
With so many temporary closures and technical difficulties, it’s no secret that the Magic Carpets of Aladdin may be more trouble than it’s worth to continue operating. But until the attraction finally closes, the flying carpets will still be there for Guests to enjoy-interruptions and all!