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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Overall Rating: 5/5 Food Rating: 5/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Park: Magic Kingdom Cost: The cost varies based on the date (the closer to Halloween, the more expensive), but is around $85-$120 Dates: Select weeks from August to Halloween Times: From 7:00pm to midnight, although guests are allowed in as early as 4:00pm Overview: Mickey's Not So… Continue reading Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

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

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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

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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

MK Food Reviews

Columbia Harbour House

Ratings: Food: 3/5 Atmosphere: 3/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 3/5 Location: Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Liberty Square Link to Menu: Lunch and Dinner Menu Price Range: $ Atmosphere: The theme of Columbia Harbour House is coastal New England. Carved woodwork and fishing gear capture this perfectly. You feel as if you could be in a lighthouse… Continue reading Columbia Harbour House

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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

MK Ride Reviews

Space Mountain

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 5/5 Fast Pass: Recommended during the busiest parts of the day (11:00 AM-7:00 PM). Park: Magic Kingdom Land: Tomorrowland Background: Space Mountain was one of the opening day attractions at Disney World. Most people are familiar with Space Mountain, but what they might not know is that was one… Continue reading Space Mountain

Deluxe Resorts

Contempo Cafe

Ratings:Food: 4/5Atmosphere: 5/5Experience: 4/5 Overall: 4/5 Location Hotel: ContemporaryClosest Park: Magic KingdomPrice Range: $Link to Menu: Contempo Cafe Lunch MenuAtmosphere: The atmosphere of the Contempo Cafe is, you guessed it, Contemporary! The look of the whole place is very appealing and definitely tells you what resort you’re in. There is plenty of seating, and once… Continue reading Contempo Cafe