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About Me & My Family

Three little girls run amuck in this house, so there are days when we just HAVE to get out and get going somewhere. We love zoos, parks, beaches, and traveling around to visit friends and family. We enjoy finding awesome deals for places that are kid friendly. Taking our three girls with us as we travel around the country is by far our most favorite thing to do.
Our Family's Travel Personality
adventurous, curious, relaxed, energetic, easy_going, artsy
We Just Got Back From
Sunny San Diego
Our Favorite Vacation Spot
San Francisco
A Place We'd Love To Visit
France!!
Favorite Vacation Memory
After a long day of sledding and climbing through the hills in Lake Tahoe, our family sat in front of the fireplace in our hotel and roasted marshmallows. The soft glow on my girl's faces, mixed with their hazy, tired eyes made the warmth of the fire mean so much more.
Worst Travel Moment With My Kids:
Not realizing how crowded the city bus would be with my girls in San Francisco!! We had to make 4 connections and fold and collapse the stroller at each stop. It was back-breaking, frustrating and a LONG DAY!
Websites I Like:
www.inspiredtoaction.com

Rides that utilize Fastpass at the Magic Kingdom

In case you aren't familiar, FASTPASS is a completely free service that gets you and your family on the rides much faster!!

The FASTPASS ticket basically holds your place in line for a major attraction, while your party enjoys other activities in the Magic Kingdom.

Disney staff are INCREDIBLY helpful. If you don't understand the system, don't skip out, just ask them and they will give you PLENTY of helpful information and tools.

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Tomorrowland Lake Buena Vista, Florida


reviewed on: March 08 2013

"Thrill rides at Disney's Magic Kingdom"
Likely the most exciting ride at the Magic Kingdom, Space Mountain is a rollercoaster in the dark.  It is set in outerspace and comes equipped with an energetic soundtrack that blares from the speakers behind you.  
If you have brave little ones, be sure to ride this ride.  
*Fastpass is available and can save you a VERY long wait.  I always fastpass this ride.

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Frontierland Lake Buena Vista, Florida


reviewed on: March 08 2013

"Best log ride. Ever."
This log ride is the best I have ever been on.  Instead of just taking you up a hill and back down, Disney of course themes the ride beautifully and you are immersed in the story of Brer Rabbit.  Even the line walks you through the beginning of the story (you miss this in the fastpass line) so that you can read about the story while waiting for the ride.  
The back is my favorite spot for kids as they get to sit next to you and huddle close.  The drop is pretty intense, but older kids will love it.  You will get pretty wet, so be prepared.
*Fastpass is available during peak times.

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Frontierland Lake Buena Vista, Florida


reviewed on: March 08 2013

"One of our family's favorites"
I have such fond memories of riding this as a child and now taking my own kids on as well.
The line times tend to be a bit tricky, but there is a fastpass available that gets you on the ride in about 5-10 minutes.  
Since there aren't too many "thrill" rides at the Magic Kingdom, this one is one of the favorites for a bolder type of child.  My 5-year-old likes the feature that lets her ride in between two adults in the car; she feels extra secure that way!
Disney does such a great job theming this ride; it is a complete package!

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Lake Buena Vista, Florida


reviewed on: March 08 2013

"Best of Fantasyland"
In case the extremely long line didn't inform you, this ride is pretty fantastic.
Last time I went here first thing when we arrived and there was still a 20 minute wait!  
The ride is so magical!!  When you begin soaring over a sleepy London-town below you, you truly feel caught up and lost in the dreams of childhood.  
Arrive early- don't miss this one!

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Tomorrowland Lake Buena Vista, Florida



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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Lake Buena Vista, Florida


reviewed on: March 08 2013

"nostalgic disney"
The jungle cruise was one of the original Disneyland rides that opened in 1955.  This Magic Kingdom version takes guests on a jungle safari cruise through deep thick greenery and lush tropical foliage.  Your boat captain entertains the adults with jokes and sarcasm that goes completely over the little one's heads, and the kids are entertained looking at the moving animals throughout the ride.  The animatromics on the animals are a bit dated, but my kids are often fooled by their realism.
Very small little ones might be afraid of some of the animals that pop out of the water like the crocodiles and the piranhas that spray water.  A keen parental eye can see these coming and let kids know in advance before they jump.  The captain also shoots his pop gun off a few times during the ride and it might make your little baby cry, so again, be prepared.
We always ride the Jungle Cruise because the line is usually very short (and moves quickly), the shaded lush greenery and cool water provides a heat relief, and I enjoy riding a ride with such long history.  

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Fantasyland Lake Buena Vista, Florida


reviewed on: March 08 2013

"Great for the little ones"
This ride can intrigue even the youngest of park visitors as the colors are so bold and vibrant.  It is nice and cool inside and offers a heat relief and foot rest for weary walkers!
The line is typically fairly short and moves quickly so don't be frustrated by any wait.  

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Fantasyland Lake Buena Vista, Florida