MK Ride Reviews

Tomorrowland Speedway

Griffin Guide Rating: 2/5 Scary Scale Rating: 1/5 Fast Pass: Fast Pass needed during peak times Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Tomorrowland Background: This iconic race car attraction has had three names since the park opened in 1971. It was originally sponsored by Goodyear and called the Grand Prix Raceway. In 1994 the name was changed… Continue reading Tomorrowland Speedway

Disney Springs

The Edison

Ratings: Food: 5/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 5/5 Overall: 5/5 Location: Disney Springs Link to Menu: Lunch Menu Price Range: $$ Atmosphere: The Edison has SUCH a cool atmosphere! Its themed as a 1920's speakeasy, with many cool steampunk elements. You'll walk in and immediately see a giant clock made out of iron and gold detailing.… Continue reading The Edison

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Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt

Park: Epcot Cost: $6.99 plus tax Mission: To find where each famous portrait is hidden in each country around the world at Epcot. Description: To get started with the scavenger hunt you have to go to one of the many Disney gift shops selling the maps. They will have a sign in front of the store signaling… Continue reading Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt

MK Food Reviews

Be Our Guest

Ratings: Food: 3/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 4/5 Location: Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Fantasyland Link to Menu: Breakfast Menu Price Range: $$-$$$$ (quick service during breakfast and lunch, table service for dinner) Atmosphere: Be Our Guest restaurant is set in Beast's castle. The walkway to the castle is a bridge flanked by gargoyles. There… Continue reading Be Our Guest

MK Ride Reviews

Haunted Mansion

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 4/5 Fast Pass: Recommended during the day, during/after the fireworks the lines are pretty manageable and you shouldn't need one Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Liberty Square Background: The Haunted Mansion in Walt Disney World was one of the park's opening attractions. When planning the Disney World version, Imagineers decided… Continue reading Haunted Mansion

Value Resorts

Pop Century Resort

Ratings: Transportation Rating: 5/5 Food Rating: 3/5 Room Rating: 4/5 Overall Rating: 4:5 Location: Hotel Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Resort Area Hotel Class: Value Transportation: Magical Express to/from MCO airport Buses to/from the Parks and Disney Springs Food: Quick Service food court offerings, with easy grab and go food and decent prepared food.… Continue reading Pop Century Resort

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Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom

Location: Magic Kingdom Price: FREE!!! Background: Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom is a card game. To get the free cards, you’ll need to go to the fire station on Main Street U.S.A. Inside they will give each member of your party a free pack of cards, teach you the basics of how to use the… Continue reading Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom

Value Resorts

All Star Resorts

Ratings: Transportation Rating: 5/5 Food Rating: 3/5 Room Rating: 4/5 Overall Rating: 4/5 Location: Hotel Location: Animal Kingdom Resort Area Hotel Class: Value Transportation: Disney's Magical Express (complimentary buses to and from and airport) and complimentary buses to and from the Parks and Disney Springs. You board the buses at the front of the resort… Continue reading All Star Resorts

DAK Food Reviews


Ratings: Food: 3/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 4/5 Location: Park: Animal Kingdom Land: Dinoland Link to Menu: Lunch and Dinner Menu Price Range: $ Atmosphere: Restaurantosaurus has one of the coolest atmospheres of the restaurants at Disney! The theming of the place is that the archeology students from the Dino Institute (Dinosaur ride) live… Continue reading Restaurantosaurus

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Winter Summerland Miniature Golf

Atmosphere: 4/5 Difficulty: 3/5 Experience: 5/5 Overall: 4/5 Location: Next to the Blizzard Beach parking lot. Background: The design of Winter Summerland is a unique take on miniature golf courses. Disney does this by combining two polar opposites into one experience. Coming in you have two courses, Winter or Summer. Summer is more popular and more crowded, but Winter… Continue reading Winter Summerland Miniature Golf