Best and Worst of Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World: Whats the best and worst of Walt Dinsey World?
From Javi BadilloWhat do you consider to be the best and worst of Walt Disney World? Which is the best park? Which is the worst park? What are the best rides? What are the worst rides? What are the best theme lands? What are the worst themed lands? What are the best shows? What are the worst shows? Whats the best hotel? What is the worst hotel? Wheres the best place to eat? Whats the worst place to eat?
Posted August 1, 2010 at 6:37 AM
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From Nick MarkhamBest Theme Park: Disney Hollywood Studios
Posted August 1, 2010 at 7:08 AM
Worst Theme Park: Magic Kingdom
Best Roller Coaster: Expedition Everest
Best Live Show: Fantasmic!
Best 3D Show: Mickey's Phillhar Magic
There is my list so far!
From David L.Nick, DHS? really?
Posted August 1, 2010 at 1:11 PM
Best Theme park: Epcot
Best Ride: Everest
Best 3d show: Philar Magic
Best Hotel: Port Orleans Riverside
Best Show: Finding Nemo
Best Land: Future World(ok, so, that's like a bunch of minilands put together... so i'll pick Wor... oh, yeah, that's one too. I'll pick Sunset Boulevard)
Best Restaurant: Le Celier(or however you spell it)
From Formula 40Best Park: Magic Kingdom
Posted August 1, 2010 at 3:06 PM
Worst Park: Disney's Hollywood Studios
Best Dark Ride: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Best Roller Coaster: Expedition Everest
Best Live Show: Illuminations: Reflections of Earth (Even though it's fireworks, it's still a live show)
Best 3D/4D/Animated Show: Mickey's PhilharMagic
Best Land: World Showcase
From Nick MarkhamDavid, EPCOT is nice and all, but having 3 worth while rides does not cut it. It is a beautiful park, but it needs more rides. I also find it hard to rate a park without one coaster the best in anything.
Posted August 1, 2010 at 3:52 PM
Also, Port Orleans better than Wilderness Lodge AND Grand Floridian?
From Jay GlennBest- Animal Kingdom
Posted August 1, 2010 at 5:42 PM
Worst- I like them all, but my least my favorite is Epcot
Best Ride- DINOSAUR
Best Live Action Show- Fantasmic!
Best 3-D show- Captain EO
Best Hotel- Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas- Jambo House
Best restaurant- Teppan Edo
Best Store- Design a Tee
From David L.I just like the feel of epcot. However i will argue that it has at least 7 worthwhile attractions(plus many smaller fun attractions and 100s of places to explore) depending what your considering.(I personally love SPaceship earth and think it's on par with the Haunted mansion and Pirates of the caribbean but i'm sure others think otherwise). Like i said, I've only been to port orleans riverside and pop century... If it was based on what ive seen, then i would say the polonesian because i love it's atmosphere but the flordian comes in a close second.
Posted August 1, 2010 at 6:54 PM
From David L.Also Nick, why do you like DHS so much? i can see how toy story, TOT, the Great Movie ride, Fantasmic, and rock 'n roller coaster are amazing but the rest of the park is only decent.
Posted August 1, 2010 at 6:58 PM
From Nick MarkhamThe reason I like DHS so much is the same reason I loved USF and USH so much: my love for the film industry comes even before roller coasters and theme parks!
Posted August 1, 2010 at 7:28 PM
And really, there is know correct answer as to which is the best park at WDW, everyone has different things they are looking for, and in this case, you were going more for atmosphere than quantity of attractions.
From Katie WhiteBest Park- Magic Kingdom with Hollywood Studios close behind.
Posted August 1, 2010 at 7:43 PM
Worst Park- Epcot
Best Ride- Toy Story Mania
Best Coaster-Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (If looking for thrill) Space Mountain other wise.
Best Water Ride(in theme parks NOT water parks)- Splash Mountain
Best Theme Land- Frontierland and Tomorrowland
Best Show-Monster Inc., Laugh Floor
Best 3D/4D Show-Mickey's PhilharMagic
Best Action Show- Fantasmic
Best Hotel- Port Orleans Riverside, or Polynesian Resort
With Dining- I alot of the resteraunts are good in my opinion, so I cannot say. I have never eaten at a bad resteraunt in WDW.
From Anthony MurphyBest- EPCOT
Posted August 1, 2010 at 7:45 PM
Worst- I too like the all, but I would say DHS
Best Ride- Tower of Terror
Best Live Action Show- Indy Stunt
Best 3-D show- Its Tough to Be a Bug
Best Hotel- Disney's Animal Kingdom
Best restaurant- Le Celliler
Best Store- World of Disney
Best Fireworks- Illuminations
Best Land- Japan
Best Roller Coaster- Rockin Roller Coaster
From Tony DudaBest Patrons - EPCOT
Posted August 2, 2010 at 10:33 AM
Worst Patrons - Magic Kingdom
From Scott BHa ha. Formula 40, why did you have to pick on the Barmstormer? I have a 3 year old daughter at home that would disagree with that.
Posted August 2, 2010 at 12:33 PM
I feel like so much of Disney is for different groups. Like when I was younger, I may have been less inclined to like Epcot. But now I love it (I mean where else can you walk around a Disney Park with a maragarita in your hand?)
Favorite Waterpark: Blizzard Beach
Best Value: Hanging Out at Downtown Disney
Best Coffee and Pastry: Main Street Bakery
Best Elevator: Tower of Terror
Best Use of Smell: Soarin' Over California
Best Up and Down and Up Ride: Dumbo
Worst obstacle to get to something boring: Conservation Station. "Man, you have to board a train to get to this thing....it must be awesome!" And it isn't.
Worst Conversation to have with your child because of a ride: Spalsh Mountain. Okay this hasn't happened to me yet, but I am prepared for the day when I have to explain who those guys are in Splash Mountain and why you can't watch their movie.
Best Ride in a fake car: Test Track
Best case for requesting the old management back: The Enchanted Tiki Room
Best "I have never been on that and am not even sure what it is": Swiss Family Treehouse
From Katie WhiteThe transit is great on hot days though. Partial air conditioner in the buildings and rest your feet.
Posted August 2, 2010 at 12:32 PM
From Scott BI agree Katie. They should change the name to The Tomorrowland Give Your Feet a Break Authority
Posted August 2, 2010 at 12:39 PM
From Montana MartzallFavorite Park- Hollywood Studios
Posted August 2, 2010 at 2:07 PM
Least favorite Park- Magic Kingdom
Best Downtown Disney Attraction- Cirque De Sol
Best Ride- Rockin Roller coaster
Best Coaster-Rock 'n' Roller Coaster with Everest a close second.
Best Theme Land- World Showcase
Best Show- Finding Nemo Musical
Best 3D/4D Show-Mickey's PhilharMagic
Best Action Show- Indiana Jones but I didn't get to see the Extreme Stunt show so...
Best Hotel- Animal Kingdom with Wilderness Lodge a close second
Best Dining- I love the wings at Flame Tree but I did work there but over all Sunshine Seasons
Best Street Parade- Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade
From Katie WhiteHaha Scott.
Posted August 2, 2010 at 2:30 PM
From Tim WIll give it a try...
Posted August 2, 2010 at 4:31 PM
Best Park: Magic Kingdom
Best Dry Ride: Tower of Terror
Best Coaster: Expedition Everest
Best Water Ride: Splash Mountain
Best Themed Land: Soon to be Fantasyland
Best Live Show: Finding Nemo the Musical
Best 3D/4D: Philharmagic
Best Movie: One Man's Dream
Best Hotel: Animal Kingdom Lodge
Best Park Dining: 50's Prime Time Cafe
Best Hotel Dining: Olivia's Cafe at old Key West
Best Street Parade: SpectroMagic
From Will ChilcoteBest Park: Magic Kingdom;
Posted August 2, 2010 at 5:06 PM
Worst Park: Epcot (All of the Disney parks are good.)
Best Ride: Tower of Terror or Kilimanjaro Safaris
Best Show: Mickey's PhilharMagic or IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth or Fantasmic!
Best Disney Dining: The Buffet at Animal Kingdom Lodge
From Christine GallaugherBest Park: DHS
Posted August 16, 2010 at 8:38 AM
-the theme is the most consistent and entertaining, and it has the best rides, and mix of shows and good eats! The little touches make it: the street performers are hilarious!
Worst Park: Animal Kingdom
-tight, crammed, and hot...with few benefits. It's mostly a glorified zoo which, having grown up with the Columbus Zoo next door, doesn't do it for me. The Dinosaur ride is good once, and the coaster is pretty good too, but that's it!
Best Coaster: Rockin' Roller Coaster
Best Ride: Tower of Terror
Best Show: Beauty and the Beast
Best 3/4-D: Phillarmagic
Best Interactive Experience: Spaceship Earth
Best Hotel: Yacht Club
Best Dining: Teppan Edo
Best Virtual Reality: Soarin'
Best Day to hit the parks: Thursday
-no idea why, but it's been the least crowded day in my personal experience
From Bob MillerBEST PARK epcot or Hollywood studios
Posted August 19, 2010 at 2:51 PM
Worst park Magic Kingdom
Best Ride Tower of Terror
worst ride it's a small world
bEST THING OVERALL the theming on some of the rides
WORST THING OVERALL assinging rows and putting single riders in every seat on Test Track RNR Coaster and Expedition Everset. It's not magical when you have some stranger sitting next to you
From Tim WI'm finding it hard to believe all these people when they say MK is the worst park. It has great rides and the classic dark rides Disney became famous for.
Posted August 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM
From Nick Markham^^Bob, do you understand that it is the point of Single Rider lines to fill every car up. It does not look good to have half empty cars.
Posted August 19, 2010 at 6:08 PM
What would be the point of single rider lines if they just use them like a normal line. If you have a row of four and a three person group in that row, you put in a single rider. You can't actually be that uncomfortable as most single riders are actually very friendly (cough...usually me...cough)
From Tim WI usually don't face the fill-in seat problem unless we ride Test Track. With families in mind, Disney has utilized using pretty standard 2 person or 4 person vehicles. I will admit that I am a bit uncofortable when a stranger takes a seat next to me for the next approximate 3-5 mins. But some of these people are nice, as long as they introduce themselves. Last trip on test track, a little boy about 7 or 8 was the fill in for our car, with a family that tried to avoid the hour wait. We felt so bad, and tried to make the kid feel somewhat comfortable. It's probably just as akward for them as the family surrounding them. Soarin' is just impossible not to be sitting next to someone you don't know unless your in the midst of your group. But in other words, it does work to have to single rider lines to fill in that 1 empty space on test track that our family always has.
Posted August 19, 2010 at 6:55 PM
From Bob MillerI know it's just that at Six Flags Great America on Rajun Cajun which is similiar to Primeval Whirl they have a single rider line but the ride ops give the normal line people the OPTION to have a single rider. If they say no then no single rider. I can understand parks not wanting to have 2 or 3 empty seats on a 4 row ride but on two row rides unless the wait time is 90 mins or over than it should be an option
Posted August 19, 2010 at 7:31 PM
From Anthony MurphyRagin Cajun has horrible loading speed. It makes Primevil Whirl look like Space Mountain!
Posted August 19, 2010 at 9:03 PM
Anyhow, I really think its hard to defend the "worst" park at WDW since they are all very good. I would say, with sadness, that AK would get that vote for me, but thats because I HATED it when it opened. Its now one of my favorites, but I am bias on that!
From Bradley KeithBest: The amazing enviorment and attractions.
Posted August 20, 2010 at 2:42 PM
Worst: Outdated and not enough big thrill rides.
From TH CreativeBest Park: Magic Kingdom (Home to the Jungle Cruise).
Posted August 20, 2010 at 4:42 PM
Worst Post: Nick Markham
Best Animal: Hippo.
Best Seat on the Jungle Cruise: Port Side/Stern
Best guy who ran up the pole because he was being attacked by a rhino: The guy on top.
Best snake related punchline: "No, plastic."
Best One-Liner at Unload, "Spend four years getting a degree in musical theatre and here's where I end up? Stay in school kids." NOTE: That joke was tossed out BEFORE Weird Al wrote "Skipper Dan" (A YouTube clip confirms it).
Best Hippo: Charger off the starboard bow.
From Bill MasonI just spent 6 days at Walt Disney World and by far the worst thing I saw was Sounds
Posted February 5, 2011 at 7:08 PM
Dangerous with Drew Carey. It was embarrassing how bad it was. Drew should be ashamed to be involved in this one.
The best thing I saw was the Kilimanjaro Safari ride at Animal Kingdom. Very well done and a memory of a lifetime for me.
I also liked Monsters Inc Laughing Floor which was very well done and involved the audience.
From Sylvain ComeauBest rides: Haunted Mansion, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Big Thunder, Tower of Terror, Toy Story Mania, Dinosaur, Everest, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Mission: Space, Soarin'.
Posted February 6, 2011 at 1:16 AM
Honorable mentions: Pirates, Jungle Cruise, Rock n' Roller Coaster, Winnie the Pooh, Peter Pan, Buzz Lightyear.
Best shows/3D movies: Mickey's PhilharMagic, Fantasmic! Indiana Jones, Festival of the Lion King, The American Adventure, Country Bears Jamboree, Carousel of Progress, It's Tough to be a bug. Honorable mention: The Muppets 3D, Little Mermaid.
The worst attractions are Tiki Room Under New Management, Stitch's Great Escape, the Backlot Tour, and Sounds Dangerous.
Everything else in the parks is probably of interest to the average person, depending on taste. In other words, check them out at least once, to see if you like 'em.
From Samantha McCraeI'll give this a go, but I can only comment on the things that I've experienced :)
Posted February 7, 2011 at 8:02 AM
Best Park - Hollywood Studios
Best Ride - Tower of Terror
Best Rollercoaster - Expedition Everest
Best Show - Finding Nemo: The Musical
Best 3/4-D Show - Muppet Vision 3D
aaaand I think thats me :)
From Joshua CounsilBest Park: Epcot
Posted February 7, 2011 at 2:07 PM
Worst Park: Magic Kingdom
Best Live Shows: Cirque du Soleil - La Nouba and Fantasmic!
Best Places to Have a Drink: Adventurer's Club (R.I.P.) and Raglan Road
Best Restaurants: California Grill and Jiko
Best Thrill Ride: Tower of Terror
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