In honor of Walt Disney World's 42nd birthday, 42 things we've loved about Disney World
Written by Robert Niles
Published: October 1, 2013 at 2:10 PM
In honor of Walt Disney World's 42nd birthday today, here are 42 things (past and present) we've loved about Disney World.
The Mary Blair Grand Canyon Concourse mural
Riding in the front of the monorail
Mickey towel art on your bed
Renting a boat at Dixie Landings and sailing to Downtown Disney and back
Roasting s'mores and watching a movie at Fort Wilderness
Trying on silly hats
Chocolate-covered frozen bananas
Watching the second nighttime parade in the Magic Kingdom and riding rides during the first
Canoeing around the Rivers of America
The last raft of the day from Tom Sawyer Island
A Citrus Swirl cone
A Dole Whip float
A chicken and waffle sandwich from Sleepy Hollow
The Adventureland egg roll dog
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich from Aunt Polly's
Sitting upstairs at the Columbia Harbor House
The goat trick
The Diamond Horseshoe Jamboree
The Country Bear Christmas Special
The tributes to 20K in the Little Mermaid queue
The Grey Stuff
Getting stuck on Buzz Lightyear
The music in Impressions de France
The first notes of Rhapsody in Blue in the original IllumiNations
The Disney All-American College Orchestra at Epcot
Using a live video call for the first time in your life to make a lunch reservation at Epcot
Choosing between space, desert, or sea?
Believing in hydrolators
Topiaries shaped like characters
The jumping fountains at the Imagination pavilion
Spaceship Earth in twilight
Thursday night cast member specials at Pleasure Island
Drawing your own Disney character at the Animation Academy
Mickey ice cream bars
The Cinderella mosaic
When the Yeti worked
Fireworks, every night of the year
You're invited to keep the list growing, in the comments.
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