HS Ride Reviews

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Griffin Guide Rating: 4/5 Scary Scale: 5/5 Fast Pass: Recommended Park: Hollywood Studios Land: Sunset Boulevard Background: The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, or Tower of Terror for short, was opened in 1994 at Hollywood Studios. It is a dark ride with themes tying into The Twilight Zone television series. It takes place in the… Continue reading The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

DAK Food Reviews, Epcot Food Reviews, HS Food Reviews, MK Food Reviews

Classic Disney Street Food

Atmosphere: Disney Street Food is a classic novelty. Going to a street cart is a special experience at Disney that brings back memories of childhood! Street carts selling delicious food really add to the ambiance of the parks and Disney wouldn’t be the same without them. Sometimes the food items are sold in really cute… Continue reading Classic Disney Street Food

MK Ride Reviews

Pirates of the Caribbean

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 3/5 Fast Pass: Yes during peak times, otherwise not needed Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Adventureland Background: When Magic Kingdom first opened Pirates of the Caribbean was not among the first rides. The Imagineers though because Florida was so close to the Caribbean, guests wouldn’t want this Disneyland favorite. Guests… Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean

Disney Springs

Earl of Sandwich

Ratings: Food: 4/5 Atmosphere: 2/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 3.5/5 Location: Disney Springs Marketplace Link to Menu: Earl of Sandwich Menu Price Range: $ Atmosphere: The atmosphere at Earl of Sandwich is decent, but extremely chaotic. The line is practically always out the door. You walk in and are directly in the queue. To the left… Continue reading Earl of Sandwich

DAK Ride Reviews

Avatar Flight of Passage

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Stars Scary Scale: 3/5 Fast Pass: DEFINITELY Recommended, however if you can't get one, the ride is worth the wait! Background: This ride is in the middle of Pandora, the fictional land from James Cameron's movie Avatar. In the movie, the Na'vi people ride these things called Banshees, which are winged creatures that fly. On… Continue reading Avatar Flight of Passage

Disney Springs

D-Luxe Burger

Ratings: Atmosphere: 5/5 Food: 5/5 Experience: 5/5 Overall: 5/5 Location: Disney Springs Town Center Price Range: $ Link to Menu: D-Luxe Burger Lunch and Dinner Menu Atmosphere: From the front, D-Luxe Burger looks like a quaint and small restaurant, but once you get inside you it opens up into a wonder for all of your… Continue reading D-Luxe Burger

DIY Projects

DIY Pin Boards

Pin Trading! You may have heard of it before but what really is it? Well it is a very fun way to get small souvenirs, interact with cast members, and an all around fun family activity. Now for the specifics: Disney sells collectible pins in thousands of different shapes, sizes and themes. You can purchase… Continue reading DIY Pin Boards

Epcot Ride Reviews

Living with the Land

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 1/5 Fast Pass: Recommended only during peak season Park: Epcot Land: Future World Background: Living with the Land features raft style boats. It was called "Listen to the Land" when it originally opened in 1982 and was sponsored by Kraft. Today it is sponsored by Chiquita Brands International. Ride… Continue reading Living with the Land

DAK Food Reviews

Satu’li Canteen

Ratings: Food: 4/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 4/5 Location: Park: Animal Kingdom Land: Pandora Price Range: $ Link to Menu: Satu’li Canteen Atmosphere: Satu'li Canteen is a huge restaurant in Animal Kingdoms land of Pandora. It offers a large covered outdoor seating area with even more seating available inside. When you walk up to… Continue reading Satu’li Canteen

HS Ride Reviews

Muppet Vision 3D

Griffin Guide Rating: 4/5 Scary Scale: 1/5 Fast Pass: Not needed. The ride is highly underrated so it doesn't typically have a lot of people in it. The longest wait we anticipate is 10-15 minutes at the most (while you wait for the next show to start) Background: Muppet Vision 3D takes you to the… Continue reading Muppet Vision 3D