The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World: Over 600 Secrets of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disneys Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom by Susan VenessSure, its the Happiest Place on Earth, but how much do the 45 million-plus people who visit the Disney World theme parks annually really know about it? From where to find all the hidden Mickeys to the truth behind Madame Leotas ring at the Haunted Mansion, learn all about the hidden magic that permeates these fabulous resorts in this tell-all handbook. Readers also get the insiders take on:
The smell of home-baked cookies on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom
The Fountain of World Friendship in Epcot that contains water from rivers and oceans around the globe
Walt Disneys opening day speech tapped out in Morse Code in Frontierland
The eco-friendly benches (recycled milk jugs) in the Animal Kingdom
Two versions of The Great Movie Ride at Disneys Hollywood Studios
Complete with secret tips from Disneys Imagineers, this book is the perfect in-park companion for Disney World fans.
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Even if you're a Disney freak, chances are you'll learn a thing or two from Vaness, who has been writing Disney guidebooks since Her trivia book asks multiple choice questions like, "What was the original nickname given to Walt Disney World? Here are some more little-known facts from the book about Walt Disney World Yes, that's the one in Florida :. A military veteran takes part in a flag-lowering ceremony every day at 5 p. Main Street U. If you hang out in the library for a few minutes after the Enchanted Tales with Belle show ends, the crew will explain some of their technical tricks, like bringing the character of Lumiere to life. Fantasyland's concert hall assigns music performances based on puns; i.
If you where in Liberty Square, you can't see Fantasyland because of trees, buildings, and distractions like the water wheel. The noise keeps you from looking to your left and seeing the other lands even the pavement changes to match the new [mood] land. Small pipes shoot the trash through the utilidors under the Magic Kingdom at 60 mph.
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There is a system of tunnels underneath the Magic Kingdom called Utilidors, plenty of hidden Mickeys throughout the property, and the windows lining Main Street are insider dedications to those who made Walt Disney World possible. From little-known facts about your favorite rides to construction secrets, and more, here is a bit of insider knowledge straight from house of mouse:. Have you heard the one about Magic Kingdom piping in the scent of freshly baked cookies onto Main Street? Riders are screaming like crazy throughout drop sequence, but what you hear from the ground is primarily pre-recorded. Cast members who audition for this part are said to need major upper body strength—turns out, they really do have to fly!
The Imagineers have put a lot of effort into making Disney World a magical place to explore. Here are some of the well thought out details, hidden magic and little known secrets of the Magic Kingdom Epcot is a well thought out park, full of overlooked details and attractions that most guests will never experience. Did you know there is a way to stay at the nicest resorts in Disney World and not spend all your money? This is the biggest money saving secret we know.