The Magic Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. The first park built at the resort, it opened on October 1, 1971. The park saw an estimated 17 million visitors in 2008, making it the most visited theme park in the world.
Designed and built by WED Enterprises (now known as Walt Disney Imagineering), the park's layout and attractions are similar to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
The Magic Kingdom started it all at Disney World, opening on October 1st,1971. This is the place where everyone is a kid again and the imagination reigns supreme. The folks at Disney excel at storytelling and this place is an example of some of their finest work. The level of detail that went into each land and attraction, assures the visitors that they can successfully escape reality and enjoy their day in this very special place. … more
What? That is blasphemy! How can you say that? Before you riot against me and boycott the site let me explain... One thing I have learned over the years from being a parent and from having a very strong willed little princess is how to keep the peace. We joke all the time and actually found a shirt that says "Irish Temper Italian Attitude". That about sums up our little one :) So when planning our Disney vacations I have learned one valuable lesson that if your a parent it would be wise … more
We love Walt Disney World for attractions, resorts, restaurants, characters and more. But for many of us who return time after time, there is always something a little less travelled at the "World" enhancing the overall Disney experience and drawing us back. This story is about some of the lesser known or frequented Disney magic that makes our vacations truly special or unique, and which takes us off the beaten path at Walt Disney World. Today we take a walk down Main Street, … more
Back to the Future: The New "Old" Mickey Mouse Watches at Walt Disney World Main Street Watches We returned this weekend from our trip to Walt Disney World. I have about 1500 photographs and two dozen videos to index, sort and prepare for use in stories for the "A World View" blog. But one set of pictures are of a new Disney Parks product line recently introduced at D23 and which arrived at Walt Disney World for display and sale … more