Royal Sommerhus

Royal Sommerhus

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wdwrideguide/Episode_110-_Royal_Sommerhus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.5MB) | EmbedEach week we add another ride, show, or experience from Walt Disney World to our audio library.  Last week we celebrated Summer Snow Day aboard the boat ride Frozen Ever After.  This week we are staying in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot, and discovering an experience unlike any we have talked about on the podcast to date.  While I love me a good Disney ride or show, there is another magical way to experience the parks.  I’m talking about Character Meet’n’Greets!  This is your chance to come face to face and interact with some of your favorite Disney characters.  Trust me, these encounters can be some of the most memorable moments from a trip to Walt Disney World. The Magic Kingdom is usually the first park that comes to mind when thinking about Disney characters.  While there are a lot of incredible character experiences at this park, it is not the only one with a wide range of characters.  Epcot may surprise you when it comes to its international mix of characters available.  Of course, none are more famous than the sisters from Arendelle.  Today we are going to tell you where to find Anna & Elsa!  Let’s get started with our… Know Before You Go Essential Facts The Royal Sommerhus is located in Epcot, in the Norway pavilion There is no height requirement Fastpass + is NOT available The fright factor is 1 out of 5 Guests may remain in a wheelchair/ECV The character experience opened on June 21, 2016. Those are the facts, now onto the fun! The...
Frozen Ever After

Frozen Ever After

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wdwrideguide/Episode_109-_Frozen_Ever_After.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (9.2MB) | EmbedToday’s ride is one I have been waiting for almost a year to ride.  I’m so happy to say that I had the opportunity on my recent Disney vacation to finally set sail to Arendelle.  That’s right, we got to celebrate Summer Snow Day with Anna, Elsa, and the rest of the crew as we took a boat ride on Frozen Ever After.  I’m about as excited as Anna on Coronation Day so let’s get this podcast started with our… Know Before You Go Essential Facts The ride is located in Epcot, in the Norway pavilion There is no height requirement Fastpass + is offered, and highly recommended The fright factor is 2 out of 5 Guests must transfer from a wheelchair/ECV Rider Switch is offered The ride is just over 5 minutes long The ride opened on June 21, 2016. Those are the facts, now onto the fun Frozen Ever After is a charming boat ride that brings Frozen fans closer than ever to their favorite characters.  The ride is classic Disney dark ride meets high tech modern day animatronics.  The wintery land is brought to life in some amazing ways and this is a ride you don’t want to miss.  Today we are going to talk about the story, the ride, and how to add it to your next Disney vacation. The ride takes you into the fictional kingdom of Arendelle, where you have arrived just in time for “Summer Snow Day.”  Elsa has used her magically frosty fingers to blanket the kingdom in snow, during the middle...
A Pirate’s Adventure – Treasures of the Seven Seas

A Pirate’s Adventure – Treasures of the Seven Seas

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wdwrideguide/Episode_108-_A_Pirates_Adventure_Treasures_of_the_seven_Seas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.0MB) | EmbedOne of our favorite experiences from our recent trip to Walt Disney World was an interactive game in Adventureland called A Pirate’s Adventure – Treasures of the Seven Seas.  We had never taken the time to discover what this little adventure was all about until this trip.  We knew from our Disney Cruise that our nephew James, loved the interactive game offered on the Disney Cruise Line.  So, before we went to WDW I started looking at the various games offered in the parks.  I read up on the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom,  Agent P’s Adventure in Epcot, and A Pirate’s Adventure in Adventureland.  For reasons we will discuss in just a moment, I decided the Pirate’s Adventure seemed like the best option for this trip.  However, I had no idea it would be as big of a hit as it turned out to be.  I’m so excited to tell you all about it today, so let’s get started with our… Know before you go essential facts: The adventure is located in the Magic Kingdom Fastpass+ is NOT offered The fright factor is 1 out of 5 Guests may remain in a wheelchair Handheld captioning is available There are 5 missions available Each mission takes about 20 minutes to complete, and there is no time limit on completing the missions The adventure opened on May 31, 2013 Those are the facts.  Now time for the fun! If it be adventure ye be lookin’ for, you’ve come to the right place!  A Pirate’s Adventure – Treasures of the Seven Seas...
Daily Recap – Day 5 Magic Kingdom

Daily Recap – Day 5 Magic Kingdom

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wdwrideguide/Daily_Recap_Magic_Kingdom_Day_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.9MB) | EmbedToday is our final daily recap episode and we are back at the Magic Kingdom!  We saved the best for last and had a magical day at Walt Disney World.  In this episode we talk about an overlooked treasure known as A Pirates Adventure ~ Treasure of the Seven Seas, and how we scored seven FP+ rides in one day!  Here is the touring plan from our final day: Peter Pan’s Flight Big Thunder Mountain Railroad A Pirate’s Adventure~Treasure of the Seven Seas Pirates of the Caribbean Mickey’s PhilharMagic Lunch – Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe Break Splash Mountain/Haunted Mansion Tomorrowland Speedway/Space Mountain Dinner – Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe/Sleepy Hollow Carousel of Progress Mad Tea Party/Dumbo the Flying Elephant Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Jungle Cruise Splash Mountain The Haunted...
Daily Recap – Day 4 Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Daily Recap – Day 4 Disney’s Hollywood Studios

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wdwrideguide/Daily_Recap_Hollywood_Studios.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (15.3MB) | EmbedDay 4 of our family trip took us to my favorite park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios!  We had a great time watching Disney Jr. Live on Stage for the first time and capped off the day with Fantasmic!  There were a lot of shows in between, but we could have used a few more rides for the little ones.  Check out the podcast for all the details!  Here was our touring plan for the day: Star Wars Launch Bay Disney Junior – Live on Stage! Voyage of The Little Mermaid Muppet Vision 3D Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Lunch – Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano Break For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! Toy Story Mania! Dinner – ABC Commissary Twilight Zone Tower of Terror...

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