Friday, July 20, 2012

Part Three: Disney World Trip Report

Check out Parts One and Two here and here!

So..uhh...remember that wonderful Disney World trip I went on? And the awesome trip report I was writing for it? Well, I certainly remember it, but unfortunately I have not been doing very well at keeping up with the report. With Girls Camp and some work problems, my life has been a little hectic the past month or so. But here I am...with PART THREE!!!

This was our second full day and we were finally heading to The Magic Kingdom! For those who don't know, Magic Kingdom is essentially the Disneyland of Walt Disney World. I was so excited to see the differences and enjoy the park. I had set up a breakfast for us at The Crystal Palace inside of the park for before it even opened! Awesome, right? I would definitely recommend booking an early morning breakfast reservation for one of the restaurants so you can get in before the park opens.

Check it out!! Hardly anyone in the background!!
Because we got in early, we were able to take some SWEET shots on Main St. before there were really any crowds. I was so glad we were able to do this!
Getting ready for my delicious breakfast buffet at the Crystal Palace.
Check out the adorable Mickey head confetti on the table!
I had told them it was a celebration of my graduation, so there was adorable confetti on the table and I got a delicious cupcake too! The one downside? This breakfast is a character meal...with the characters from Winnie the Pooh. NOT my favorite. In fact, I pretty much hate the Winnie the Pooh movies/characters/stories.. so this was a bit awkward. We laughed and joked as we tried to dodge the characters coming around as much as possible. Ben did get ambushed by Tigger at one point though..I wish I had gotten a picture of his face! Too funny!

After breakfast we spent our day hitting all of our favorite rides...Peter Pan, Haunted Mansion, Splash Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, etc.

After going on all of our favorite rides, we staked out a PRIMO spot to watch the fireworks and were lucky enough to get a pretty good view of the Main Street Electrical Parade! It was so fun to watch that and was very nostalgic feeling for me!

Pete's Dragon!!
If you know me at all, you know how much I LOVE LOVE LOVE fireworks. And the show at Magic Kingdom did not disappoint. It was a wonderful show, and a really great ending to an already fantastic day!

Our next day was filled with some more dragons, beer, and witches...can you guess?? You'll just have to wait for Part Four!!

Also!! I'm planning on doing a full analysis of the trip as the final installment. It'll include how I think WDW compares to the original, my Best-Of's for the trip, what I thought went well, and what I might have done differently! You'll definitely want to watch for it!