It sounded crazy when I first heard of it. Visit all four Walt Disney World theme parks in a single day? I had stumbled upon a Disney Four Parks Challenge video on YouTube sometime in October. As usual, that one video lead to another … and another. I soon realized that visiting four parks in one day was not just NOT crazy, it actually looked like a lot of fun!
My mom’s birthday was coming up on Thanksgiving day and I decided this would be the perfect surprise gift for her, just a little something in return for all those years she took us kids to Walt Disney World.
walked 13.5 miles
12 hours 45 minutes inside parks
4 food stops (2 meals, 2 snacks)
1 gift shop
7 FastPasses used
Monday, November 28, 2016
2021 Disney Trip Must-Have’s!
It seems that no two guests tackle the Four Parks Challenge alike. Some aim to ride the top three or five popular attractions in each park. Others do a ride, snack, pin trade, and character meeting (or any combination) at each park. Our goal was simply to enjoy our favorite attractions and capture the essence of each park, keeping it stress-free and rules-free.
Since the trip was Mom’s birthday gift, we just did what Mom wanted to do! Our only required activity in each park was taking our photo in front of each park’s signature landmark. Our stress-free strategy totally worked and we had a thoroughly enjoyable day! Sure, our feet were a little sore at the end of the day, but no more than a regular one-park Disney day. We enjoyed the entire day and made memories to last a lifetime.
left to Animal Kingdom to catch the bus to Hollywood Studios
arrived at HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS
Great Movie Ride (FP+)
Star Tours (FP+)
lunch at PizzeRizzo
MuppetVision 3D (FP+)
left Hollywood Studios to walk to EPCOT via the Boardwalk resort area
arrived at EPCOT‘s International Gateway entrance
Impressions de France
snack at Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie
Voices of Liberty singing Christmas carols
The American Adventure
shop at Mouse Gear
Journey Into Imagination with Figment
Soarin’ Around the World (FP+)
dinner at Sunshine Seasons
left EPCOT to ride monorail to the Magic Kingdom
arrived at the MAGIC KINGDOM
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin (FP+)
Carousel of Progress
photo at Cinderella Castle
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (FP+)
snack at Storybook Treats
It’s A Small World (FP+)
left Magic Kingdom and board bus to hotel
arrived at All-Star Music Resort
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By Traci|2021-01-21T11:43:14-05:00January 16, 2017|Disney|
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