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Epcot Ride Reviews

Spaceship Earth

Griffin Guide Rating: 5/5 Scary Scale: 1/5 Fast Pass: Not recommended most of the year, however it may be necessary during VERY busy times such as holidays.   Park: Epcot Land: Future World   Background: Spaceship Earth is housed in the large golf ball like structure and is Epcot's "icon" attraction. This means that it… Continue reading Spaceship Earth

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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… 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

Disney Springs

The Edison

Food: 5/5 Atmosphere: 5/5 Experience: 5/5 Overall: 5/5 Location: Disney Springs Link to Menu: Lunch Menu Price Range: $$ Atmosphere: The Edison has SUCH a cool atmosphere! Its themed as a 1920's speakeasy, with many cool steampunk elements. You'll walk in and immediately see a giant clock made out of iron and gold detailing. You… Continue reading The Edison

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Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt

Park: Epcot Cost: $6.99 plus tax Mission: To find where each famous portrait is hidden in each country around the world at Epcot. Description: To get started with the scavenger hunt you have to go to one of the many Disney gift shops selling the maps. They will have a sign in front of the store signaling… Continue reading Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt

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

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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