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The Magic Kingdom
Construction on the Magic Kingdom, which
is considered to be Florida’s most famous theme park and
also the most visited theme park in the world, began in
1967. The park was to be built with a design similar to
California’s Disneyland, which a few improvements. It’s
said that Walt Disney caught sight of a Frontierland
cowboy walking through Disneyland’s Tomorrowland and
wanted to make sure that the magic wouldn’t be ruined in
Florida’s park. In order for cast members to move
between the park areas without disrupting the various
themes, tunnels were constructed at ground level and
dirt was used to cover them, hiding them underground.
These tunnels were called Utilidors, or utility
Magic Kingdom’s Cinderella Castle
can be seen from just about any point in Magic Kingdom.
At sunset, it is illuminated by Vari-Lite lighting
fixtures surrounding the castle, producing a colorful
16.7 million colors. Popular belief suggests that the
castle can be taken apart if threatened by a hurricane.
This is entirely false; the castle is, in fact, designed
to easily withstand 110-mph winds and can handle most
The castle is surrounded by a
moat; unlike Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle,
however, the drawbridge cannot be lifted. It has
twenty-seven towers, a restaurant, a suite [used as a
prize in Disney giveaways], and access to the Utilidors.
It also has an office, originally designed to be a suite
for Walt Disney and his family before his death.
Magic Kingdom is by far the top
favorite Disney park, and for good reason. This is where
the princesses dwell– Belle, Cinderella, Ariel, Jasmine,
Aurora, Pocahontas, Snow White, and Mulan. It is broken
down into seven sections, and each one is a small world
all its own. Within each “world” are many different
attractions, all having to do with the theme of that
world. There are a total of forty-eight attractions in
The Magic Kingdom consist of the following areas:
Mickey's Toontown Fair
Our Disney Travel package
offers you wonder, fantasy and plenty of pixie dust at
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom®. Fly through
Neverland, go yo-hoing with a band of pirates, and much,
much more in Magic Kingdom's seven enchanted lands.
Exciting adventures and timeless fairy tale classics are
just a smile away on a Disney vacation. With more that
40 magical attractions, there's something for everyone.
It's no wonder that Disney World's Magic Kingdom® is the
most beloved Disney Theme Park!
Tune in to Mickey's PhilharMagic- an outrageous,
all-new, in-your-face 3D extravaganza featuring the
largest cast of Disney animated characters ever
assembled, giving fun a whole new dimension to your
Disney vacation, Orlando. Or rocket through a roller
coaster adventure into the darkest part of the universe
on Space Mountain®. Maybe you'd rather pilot your own
cruiser to save the galaxy in Buzz Lightyear's Space
Ranger Spin! If the supernatural is more your thing,
giggle with grim-grinning ghosts on a chilling,
thrilling — and not-so-scary — romp through the Haunted
Mansion. Soak up a five-story drop into Brer Rabbit's
Laughin' Place at Splash Mountain®. You can even see
where the Big Cheese himself lives — and Minnie, too —
at Mickey's Toontown® Fair. And, don't forget to take to
the air over Agrabah on the Magic Carpets of Aladdin.
Just be sure to watch out for those spitting camels!
Watch the magic get brighter at night with SpectroMagic
– a dazzling parade of light, color and sound. And
listen to the “oohs” and “ahhs” grow louder with the
all-new Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams
fireworks spectacular. It will touch your heart with a
“story in the sky” you'll cherish forever.
Magic Kingdom is definitely the park to go to if you
like parades- every week there is a giant parade with
all of the Disney characters, including characters from
Fantasia, such as the alligator and ballerina hippo.
This is also a very good park for smaller children,
though there are plenty of attractions for older kids
and adults as well. And you can meet many of the Disney
characters here; Cinderella might be near her castle, or
perhaps you might find Snow White wandering through the
streets. Mickey and Minnie are sure to be found here, as
well as other favorite characters- Chip and Dale, Mulan,
Jasmine and Aladdin, and more.
It's the one — and only — place where once upon a time
is now, and make-believe is as real as today.
Call us now and ask for our
Disney world packages for a memorable family vacation which is also easy on the pocket.