Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wdwrideguide/Episode_120-_Prince_Charming_Regal_Carousel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.4MB) | EmbedWe have spent the past two episodes talking about The Tomorrowland Speedway and The Country Bear Jamboree.  Both the opening day ride and show at the Magic Kingdom have rich histories.  However, neither one can boast a history that goes as far back as today’s ride.  We are going all the way back to 1917 for this jewel!  Not only is it literally the oldest ride in the park, it has major significance in the Disney story.  I’m very excited to tell you all about it so let’s get started with our… Know before you go essential facts: The ride is located in the Magic Kingdom Fastpass+ is NOT offered The fright factor is 0 out of 5 There is no height requirement Guests must transfer to a wheelchair Children under age 7 must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older The ride is 2 minutes long The ride opened on October 1, 1971. Those are the facts.  Now its time to dream! A dream is a wish your heart makes, and there is no doubt that Walt Disney’s heart wished to create magic for kids of all ages.  Walt’s dream was born out of a wish to share in the fun he watched his daughters having when we would take them to the park.  When asked about where the idea for Disneyland originated here is what he said: “Well, it came about when my daughters were very young and Saturday was always Daddy’s day with the two daughters. So we’d start out and try to go...

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