Day 10 – Disney’s Magic Kingdom During the Day Time

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OHHHH my word. Stop what you are doing, pick me up and carry me back to this day. 
 
On the 10th Day of Florida we visited the Magic Kingdom. I have to split this day into two posts because I took SO many photos and they were too good to cut out! So I’ve split it into the day time and the night time, as we stayed until 11pm to watch the electrical parade and the fire works. The evening was just so amazing that it deserves a separate post – this also means I get to drag out talking about this holiday a little longer!
 
I’m gutted that my Moves app was not tracking my steps, because I’m pretty sure we walked over 10 miles! I would love to know how many miles we waked on this holiday because we were basically on our feet most of the time!
 
We ate at Pinocchio Village Haus, which was a casual type cafe and I ate a chicken salad. For a change 😉
 
Don’t worry – we did go back to Magic Kingdom later in the week so some of the rides aren’t mentioned in this post as we did them on another day! 

The Rides at Magic Kingdom:

 
Splash Mountain.
This was a log flume ride which a big drop at the end. You went through the mountain and it was a rather creepy show of working farmers and animals. The drop wasn’t as bad as I had expected it to be! 
 
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.
This was a roller coaster that was a run away train/mine cart, it wasn’t massive and didn’t go upside down. Christine and I even got brave and put our arms in the air. Haha.
 
Dumbo The Flying Elephant.
This was a round about type ride where you could control the cart to go up and down in the elephant cart. It was similar to the Twirl ‘n’ Hurl at Universal Studios. 
 
Ariel’s Grotto.
Yay! Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat? I LOVE LITTLE MERMAID. Best best best. This was a ‘dark slow ride’ where you sat in a sea shell and went through different scenes from the Little Mermaid to the songs from the film. It was adorable. And slightly scary. 
 
Haunted Mansion.
We had to wait 40 minutes for this ride. I remember this being quite fun in Disney Land Paris and it started very similar, inside a lift that has ‘no doors’ and takes you into the mansion and it broke down at this point, so nobody was moving onto the ride but people were still coming into the lift. It was so hot and nobody seemed to be moving! My life flashed before my eyes and I was pretty sure that we were all going to get crushed together and die. Dramatic. We then finally got onto the ride and I did a smile as I realised there was hope yet. Not death for me. You sat in twos and were taking around various scary scenes with ‘ghosts’. It broke down a few more times while we were on it which took away the fun to be honest. 
 
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel.
Yay, I love Carrousels!  This was your run of the mill carrousel in the middle of fantasy land. Loved it! This really did make the theme park seem magical, especially with the Disney castle in the background!
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Day -1 – Bewley’s Hotel
Day 1 – The Flight
Day 3- Wet and Wild
Day 7 – Seaworld
Day 8 – Epcot
Day 9 – Applebee’s
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35 Comments

  1. Mª Pilar Domínguez
    June 29, 2014 / 9:45 am

    Beautiful pictures, Corinne! You spent wonderful days in Florida. I think I would have enjoyed very much Ariel´s Grotto because I love the Little Mermaid too. Kisses:)

  2. Rochelle and Natasha
    June 29, 2014 / 9:49 am

    This looks amazing! You forget how vast it is…10 miles! Ariel’s Grotto sounded great; not sure we’d be able to go in the haunted manison 🙂 Great photos; glad you had a lovely time.

    x Roch & Tash x
    http://www.next-route-style.blogspot.co.uk

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:08 pm

      Haha, it wasn’t scary at all, most frustrating than anything!

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:09 pm

      Thanks, it was so much fun and I’m so glad I managed to get so many pictures!

  3. Cristina Sánchez
    June 29, 2014 / 11:44 am

    Not going to lie, one of my dreams is to go to a Disney park, either Florida’s, Paris’ or Tokyo’s… or all those! I’m so glad you had a great time!!! <3

    http://www.definitelymycupoftea.com

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:10 pm

      I’ve been to Paris, Florida is SO much better and bigger. I would recommend going there over the Florida one! I’ve not been the one in Toyko or Cali though!

  4. Lucy
    June 29, 2014 / 1:59 pm

    Superb pictures when I visited it was with a group of all boys, how I wish I had gone with girls. These pictures look like you had so much fun. Can’t wait for part two Lucy x

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:12 pm

      Haha! That’s weird, but maybe an excuse to go back 😉

  5. Michael Macalos
    June 29, 2014 / 2:08 pm

    omg! i want to visit that place too!! ♥ ♥

    New style post on the blog sweetie!
    http://michaelmacalos.com

  6. Lyndsay FizzyPeaches
    June 29, 2014 / 6:14 pm

    aaah this looks and sounds amazing! I’m so jealous you went into Ariel’s Grotto – it’s my childhood dream!

    Lyndsay | Fizzy Peaches

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:12 pm

      It was amazing, but not as good as the Ariel show in Hollywood Studios!

  7. Marta
    June 29, 2014 / 6:36 pm

    Hello from Spain: I need to go to Florida. Great amusement park. I love your photos. Lots of fun. Keep in touch

  8. June 29, 2014 / 7:41 pm

    I am so so jealous! This is definitely on my Bucket List. My son would also love to go there! Thank you for sharing your photos

    Laura x x x

  9. June 29, 2014 / 8:00 pm

    I am literally so jealous of you right now! I havent been since I was 14 but it is my fav place in the world and I can’t wait to go again. Photos are fab! Glad you had a lovely day and holiday.
    Jen xxx
    http://jenjbboutique.blogspot.com

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:13 pm

      I’m jealous of myself when I think about it, it was so much fun and I would love to go back.

  10. Mia Marie
    June 29, 2014 / 10:20 pm

    I’ve visited it once when I was ten and it was incredible! The photos you took are amazing, brings back all the good memories
    xx
    Mia

    http://ssenescence.blogspot.com/

  11. Hannah Cornish
    June 29, 2014 / 10:56 pm

    Looks utterly mesmerising there! Would love to visit. One day hopefully 🙂

    Hannah xo | hannatalks

  12. Vanessa Billie-Jill-Jean
    June 29, 2014 / 11:52 pm

    Wow, so beautiful pictures. 😉
    To your question. My mother made the pictures of my hands… Lovely greets Nessa

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:15 pm

      Aww, she did a great job! I’ve tried to get my housemates to help me take pictures before but none of us have the patience haha..

  13. June 30, 2014 / 12:55 am

    Super spectacular! Cinderella’s castle looks so magical. I love the sweet treats they had for sale 😀

  14. June 30, 2014 / 4:42 am

    Fun happy pics.
    love this post.
    Enjoy!

  15. July 1, 2014 / 10:08 am

    I love reading abiout your holiday, I was to go SO BADLY!

  16. July 1, 2014 / 7:09 pm

    I want to be back in my happy place so much after all these pictures! They’re all so pretty! The little girl in the pink ear, love how shes giggling and you guys posing!

    So annoying when Haunted Mansion keeps breaking down, it ruins it so much!

    Sarah 🙂
    Saloca in Wonderland

    • Corinne
      July 1, 2014 / 10:16 pm

      Yeah, it does ruin it! Grrr! I wonder if I would have liked it if it had actually worked!

  17. July 2, 2014 / 3:00 pm

    Oh I miss Florida. It’s been about 15yrs since I last visited.

  18. sgrmse.
    July 14, 2014 / 10:22 am

    these photos are STUNNING!!! what make is your camera? (:

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