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8/4/2017 10:29 PM
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So I went to Walt Disney World from July 10-15, and me and my friends all brought our girlfriends. We stayed at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort.

Day 1: Epcot/Cape May Cafe/Garden Grill

So on the first day, we went to Epcot after our breakfast at Cape May Cafe, which is a buffet-style restaurant with traditional breakfast foods such as Mickey Waffles, Eggs, Biscuits, Bacon, Sausage, Cereal, etc., and you get to meet Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.




After breakfast, we headed over to Epcot and met with Daisy when we entered (We always like to do this first since she leaves for the day in the late afternoon).


Then, we rode Spaceship Earth, and went to use our 9:30 fastpass for Frozen Ever After (We like to do everything in World Showcase first, due to it getting crowded in the evening). First, though, we did the Epcot Character Spot, met with Pluto at the entrance to World Showcase, and mingled with Donald on the way to Norway. At the character spot, they used to have Donald Duck and Pluto, but they renovated it, and now there's just Mickey, Minnie, and Goofy.








After the Frozen ride, we met with several Disney characters on our journey, including some Disney princesses. This time we managed to find Aurora in France. Sadly, Eeyore was not greeting with Tigger and Pooh, but we met him later in the week at the Crystal Palace. In the past, we've seen Mr. Smee at the International Gateway, as well as Pinocchio.









After eating lunch at the France Pavillion at World Showcase, we went back to Future World to ride Test Track, and on the way, we did the Disney Visa character thing, since we're a member of Disney Visa. At this character spot, you never know who you're going to get, exceot you do know that the characters that rotate are Mickey Mouse and friends, and you'll get two of each, unless you are lucky like us. This time, we got Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, and Goofy. Donald used to be here a long time ago, but Daisy was never known to be here, or at the regular Character Spot. This character meet 'n' greet was fun. We got to take lots of pictures, get our autographs signed by the characters, and do a little show with them. Tod


Then, we did Journey into Imagination with Figment, The Seas with Nemo and Friends, Living with the Land, and we used our last fastpass for Soarin'. After that, it was time for our 6:30 reservation at Garden Grill, which is a family-style restaurant, in which they bring a large skillet of food items to choose from, and I must say there is quite a variety. We got a lot of good food to pick from, such as ham, turkey, chicken, mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, green beans, carrots, lettuce, and more. And they even gave us a tray of desserts to pick from, such as strawberry shortcake, chocolate cupcakes, lemon pie, etc. We also got to meet Chip, Dale, Pluto, and Mickey.





After dinner, we left for the night, because a Cast Member told us if you don't plan on seeing the fireworks, then it would be best to leave before they start, because it gets REALLY CROWDED when the show is over, and since we were riding the monorail, she said if we stayed for the show and left when it ended, that we would be waiting 5 or 6 turns until it was our time to get on.

So overall, Day 1 was fun, and we will be coming back in the future in 2021 for the 50th Anniversary of WDW and maybe sometime before that.

Day 2 will come either as a separate post, or on this post. Stay tuned.
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Also idk how the photo thing works, so if someone could show me, that would be great.
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8/5/2017 12:18 PM
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DAY 2: Hollywood Studios/Trattoria al Forno/Akershus

On Day 2, we went to Disney's Hollywood Studios, and we also went to the Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast before that.






Afterwards, we went to Hollywood Studios and mingled with Donald and Daisy before our fastpasses for Rock n Roller Coaster and Tower or Terror.


After our 9:30 fastpass for Rock N Roller Coaster, we rode Star Tours and Tower of Terror (they were short waits). Then, we headed to Toy Story Midway Mania, and met more characters.






After we rode everything we wanted to and met the characters, we were done with DHS, as it doesn't take long to explore. Then we went over to Epcot for our dinner reservations at Akershus.





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8/5/2017 5:37 PM
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DAY 3: Animal Kingdom/Tusker House/Cinderella's Royal Table

So on Day 3, we went to Animal Kingdom, and had breakfast at the Tusker House.






After breakfast, we went to ride Expedition Everest and Pandora: The World of Avatar. Then, we met with some characters, rode Kiliminjaro Safaris, saw Festival of the Lion King, and we were done after that, since we hadn't planned on doing much else except meeting a few characters.





Then, later, we rode some rides in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom and had dinner at Cinderella's Royal Table. This time at Cinderella's Royal Table, we were treated to Rapunzel instead of Jasmine (Jasmine wasn't at Akershus either)




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