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

MK Food Reviews

Be Our Guest

Food: 3/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 4/5 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 are several… Continue reading Be Our Guest

Value Resorts

Pop Century Resort

Transportation Rating: 5/5 Food Rating: 3/5 Room Rating: 4/5 Overall Rating: 4:5 Hotel Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Resort Area Hotel Class: Value Transportation: Magical Express to/from MCO airport Buses to/from the Parks and Disney Springs Food: Quick Service food court offerings, with easy grab and go food and decent prepared food. This is… Continue reading Pop Century Resort

Value Resorts

All Star Resorts

Transportation Rating: 5/5 Food Rating: 3/5 Room Rating: 4/5 Overall Rating: 4/5 Hotel Location: Animal Kingdom Resort Area Hotel Class: Value Transportation: Disney's Magical Express (complimentary buses to and from and airport) and complimentary buses to and from the Parks and Disney Springs. You board the buses at the front of the resort and it… Continue reading All Star Resorts

MK Food Reviews

Columbia Harbour House

Food: 3/5 Atmosphere: 3/5 Experience: 4/5 Overall: 3/5 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 or aboard… Continue reading Columbia Harbour House

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… Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean

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