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20 Things at Walt Disney World You Haven’t Tried Yet

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20 Things at Walt Disney World You Haven’t Tried Yet

Just when you think you have discovered it all, there is something different to explore. Approximately 48 million people visit Walt Disney World Resorts annually.

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That being said, many of these individuals have experienced the basics - they feel that they have had a complete and successful trip because they rode on the most popular rides and took a photo with Mickey Mouse. However, the truth is that there is so much more to do and even more to explore.

Gourmet Cake Cups at the Cheshire Café in Magic Kingdom

You can’t leave Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland without trying the Gourmet Cake Cups at Cheshire Café. There have actually been days when these delicious treats have completely sold out. Along with their delicious cake cups, they also serve fruit, muffins, cereal and refreshing beverages.

A behind the scenes tour

Behind the scenes is not just for Disney’s actors; there are actually tours specifically designed for you. Go on a Backstage Magic tour for behind-the-scenes access to Walt Disney World attractions or take Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour to explore the world of steam trains on an educational and fun experience.

See the IllumiNations: Reflections on Earth

Located in Epcot is this thrilling show that celebrates the spirit of humanity. It is a 12-minute show with spectacular firework displays, and is great for children of all ages.

Lunch at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Other than the fact that this restaurant offers delicious food, the ambience is also incredible. Next time you are there, ask your waiter or waitress for “the grey stuff.” They will bring you the secret item on the menu.

 

Have a character meal

Make your trip a memorable one not only for yourself, but for your children as well. Visit Cinderella’s Royal Table; it’s home to three Character Meals. Cinderella will greet and take photos with you upon arrival, then you will join her for your meal.

The International Food and Wine Festival

Head to Disney World, then make your way over to Epcot for an incredible celebration at the International Food and Wine Festival. This year the festival is taking place from September 14-November 14.

Watch Fantasmic! in Disney Hollywood Studios

Don’t leave the park too early, you must see Fantasmic! – one of the most popular shows featured in Disney. This is the magical world of Mickey Mouse, full of exciting music, glowing items, fireworks and awesome effects.

 

Ride the monorail

If you have been to Disney you may have used the monorail as a way to get from one side of the park to the other. However, it is also an incredible way to see the park. The monorail does a figure-8 loop around the park and offers incredible views of the attractions.

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The safari at Animal Kingdom

If you haven’t ridden off on a Kilimanjaro Safari, you must try it on your next trip. You will hop in an open-air vehicle and explore the African savanna and unique animals. This is a slow ride and is great for children of all ages.

See the Three Mountains in Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom is home to three different mountain-themed attractions – Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and Splash Mountain. Space Mountain is a space-themed indoor roller coaster. It takes place in the dark. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a train-themed roller coaster. You will feel like you are aboard a runaway train. And Splash Mountain is a log flume ride that features three drops (DisneyWorld).

Main Street Bakery in Magic Kingdom

Next time you’re hungry for a snack, visit the Main Street Bakery. Choose from a variety of beverages, including a selection of Starbucks coffee, and grab a delicious pastry item to curb your hunger.

Hop on a Segway

Next time you visit Walt Disney World, make sure you stay at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. Hop on a Segway and explore the resort on a Segway® X2. Only adults are allowed to participate on this adventure.

Take a trail ride on a horse

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort offers the Tri-Circle-D Ranch for your enjoyment. Kids can go on pony rides, guest’s 9-years old and up can experience Horseback Trail Rides, and everyone can enjoy a wagon and carriage ride together.

 

Visit the Haunted Mansion

Located in Magic Kingdom Park, Liberty Square is the spooky Haunted Mansion. Embark on a scary tour through a haunted estate, home to ghouls, ghosts and supernatural surprises. While you are inside, climb aboard a Doom Buggy for a journey through a labyrinth of haunted chambers.

The Main Street Electrical Parade

Even if you already left the park for the day, go back to Magic Kingdom Park to watch the Main Street Electrical Parade. It is a 20-minute parade with spinning, flowing and gliding floats filled with tons of Disney characters and dancers.

Visit The Tree of Life

Many people go to Disney for the attractions and forget to explore iconic areas of the park. If you have not visited The Tree of Life, make sure you do on your next trip to Disney. Go inside and watch the It’s Tough to be a Bug! show. It’s a short 3D movie with added physical effects.

Disney Pin Trading

Disney Pin Trading is a unique and exciting experience that allows Disney guests to trade Disney pins with cast members and other guests. This is a great way to bring home the magic, create memories and make new friends.

Take a dive in The Seas

Located in Epcot is the famous aquarium in “The Seas.” It is home to more than 6,000 sea creatures and is considered one of the biggest man made ocean environments in the world. But the best part about this aquarium; you can go on a scuba diving experience and explore incredible marine life and coral.

Jungle Cruise

You can’t leave Magic Kingdom without experiencing the Jungle Cruise. It’s a scenic boat tour of the most exotic and thrilling rivers across Africa, Asia and South America. Experience the Amazon in South Africa, the African Congo and tons of wildlife. This is a slow ride and is suitable for guests of all ages.

Ride the Rock n’ Roller Coaster in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Okay, so the line is long, which is probably why you haven’t tried it yet. But the truth is that the Rock n’ Roller Coaster is definitely worth the wait. You will race through the dark freeways of Los Angeles, in an awesome super-stretch limo while rockin’ to tunes of Aerosmith.

20 Things at Walt Disney World You Haven’t Tried Yet