Pages

Florida 2013 Bucket List


There's a few things I'd like to do while out in Florida. Hopefully I'll tick them all off! I'll try!

  1. Get portrait drawn (about $35-40) in New Orleans Sq
  2. Go to 5 Guys burgers (off property) - In New York
  3. Do each ride at least once - all rides done but not necessarily all attractions.
  4. Photos with each of the fab 5 - Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, Pluto.
  5. Visit all Disney resort hotels - I did most, but not all!
  6. Try a dole whip - DONE
  7. See Festival of the Lion King. - DONE
  8. See fireworks at each park - Wishes, Illuminations, Fantasmic
  9. See each parade at each park (incl nighttime)
  10. See trolley show at MK - Saw a bit during traditions but not the full thing.
  11. See rope drop at MK  - DONE
  12. Meet Push: The Talking Trash Can - DONE
  13. Ride the monorail - DONE
  14. Ride the Ferry Boats- DONE
  15. Do Test Track in regular queue once - DONE
  16. Do Expedition Everest in regular queue once
  17. Ride Big Thunder Mountain during the fireworks - DONE
  18. Eat a turkey leg - I didn't realise these were so expensive!
  19. Try 50s Prime Time Cafe
  20. Draw at Animation Academy
  21. See each of the shows at least once at all parks (major shows) - All seen except Lights, Motors, Actions! but I've seen that in Paris. 
  22. Visit all pavilions at EPCOT and try something to eat from every country
  23. Do the same ride at least 3x in a row - DONE (Big Thunder Mountain)
  24. Go to at least 1 of the Disney water parks
  25. Go to DisneyQuest
  26. Admire paintings you'll never be able to afford at The Art of Disney 
  27. Get an exclusive pin and vinylmation (incl cast pins)
  28. Go to all four parks in one day, ride 3 rides in each, meet a character in each and eat something in each - I managed to get 3 parks done with a couple of rides but no characters.
  29. Get autographs from at least 1 character
  30. Do a character meal
  31. Use Cast Member discount for hotel - DONE
  32. Do one of the cast backstage tours (free or low cost)
  33. Visit Seaworld and ride all the rides there and see all the shows
  34. Go to Discovery Cove (free seaworld tickets included, $199 for florida residents)
  35. Visit both Universal Parks and Citywalk - DONE
  36. Get an Universal annual pass - DONE
  37. Go on a night out in Orlando
  38. Attend at least 3 cast member housing events - Two attended - welcome party and graduation event
  39. Play minigolf
  40. Get a Disney Dollar
  41. Get first time visit pin/button - DONE
  42. Get Mary Poppins to say supercali... backwards and record it
  43. See the Water Pageant on Seven Seas Lagoon - Seen partially on 29th June and 14th July.
  44. Get a Haircut at Barbershop on Main St. in Magic Kingdom
  45. Do a horse drawn carriage ride at Fort Wilderness resort or go horse riding!
  46. Eat a Kitchen Sink and finish it (as a group, not alone)
  47. Get a photo on an empty-ish Main Street USA.
  48. See a Dinner Show, such as Hoop de Doo musical review
  49. Keep my WDW name tag (couldnt at DLP)
  50. Collect all FASTPASSes
Items crossed out are partially completed, bolded are completed.


Bucket list items completed (29 out of 50)
Attractions bucket list:

In order to keep track of which attractions I have experienced I have found a list of all of them and will be ticking off how many I have completed throughout my program. "x1" next to an attraction means I have experienced it once, "x2" means twice, etc.


Magic Kingdom:
  • Parades: 
    • Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade x12
    • Main St Electric Parade x4
    • Move It, Shake It, Celebrate It x1
  • Astro Orbitor x1
  • The Barnstormer x2
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad x8
  • Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin x4
  • Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station x1
  • Cinderella Castle x1
  • Country Bear Jamboree x1
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant x4
  • Enchanted Tales with Belle x2
  • The Hall of Presidents x1
  • Haunted Mansion x6
  • It's a Small World x1
  • Jungle Cruise x2
  • Liberty Square Riverboat x1
  • Mad Tea Party x1
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin x2
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh x3
  • Mickey's Philharmagic (as a guest) x4
  • Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor x1
  • Peter Pan's Flight x3
  • Pirates of the Caribbean x3
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel x2
  • Sorcerer's of the Magic Kingdom x1
  • Space Mountain x7
  • Splash Mountain x5
  • Stitch's Great Escape! x1
  • Swiss Family Treehouse x1
  • Tom Sawyer Island x1
  • Tomorrowland Speedway x2
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover x5
  • Walt Disney World Railroad x2
  • Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress x3
  • Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room x1
(All attractions done)

Epcot:
  • Advanced Training Lab x1
  • The American Adventure x1
  • Bijutsu-kan Gallery
  • Captain EO x1
  • The Circle of Life x2
  • Disney Phineas and Ferb: Agent P's World Showcase Adventure x1
  • Ellen's Energy Adventure x3
  • Gallery of Arts and History
  • Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros x2
  • House of the Whispering Willows x1
  • ImageWorks - the "What If" Labs x1
  • Impressions de France x1
  • Innoventions West x3
  • Innoventions East x2
  • Journey into Imagination with Figment x2
  • Leave A Legacy x1
  • Living with the Land x2
  • Maelstrom x2
  • Mexico Folk Art Gallery
  • Mission: SPACE x4
  • O Canada! (film) x1
  • Reflections of China x1
  • SeaBase x1
  • The Seas with Nemo and Friends x3
  • Soarin' x4
  • Spaceship Earth (Epcot) x5
  • The Spirit of Norway x1
  • Stave Church Gallery
  • Test Track x6
  • Turtle Talk with Crush x2
(25/29 attractions done)

Disney's Hollywood Studios:
  • The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame x1
  • American Film Institute Showcase x1
  • The American Idol Experience x1
  • Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage x1
  • Disney Junior
  • Fantasmic! x2
  • The Great Movie Ride x2
  • Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! z1
  • Jedi Training Academy - Seen x1
  • Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
  • The Magic of Disney Animation x2
  • Muppet*Vision 3D x1
  • Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith x3
  • Star Tours: The Adventures Continue x4
  • Studio Backlot Tour x2
  • Toy Story Midway Mania x2
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror x1
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid x1
  • Walt Disney: One Man's Dream x2
(17/19 attractions done)

Animal Kingdom:
  • Affection Section x1
  • Conservation Station x1
  • Cretaceous Trail x1
  • Dinosaur x3
  • Discovery Island Trails
  • Expedition Everest x5
  • Finding Nemo the Musical x1
  • Habitat Habit! x1
  • It's Tough to be a Bug x1
  • Kali River Rapids x2
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris x3
  • Maharajah Jungle Trek x1
  • Mickey's Jammin Jungle Parade x1
  • The Oasis
  • Pangani Forest Exploration Trail x1
  • Primeval Whirl x2
  • TriceraTop Spin x1
  • Wildlife Express Train x2
(All attractions done)

Downtown Disney (Disney Springs): 
  • House of Blues
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • DisneyQuest
    • Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for Buccaneer Gold
    • Virtual Jungle Cruise
    • Animation Academy
    • Cyberspace Mountain
    • Aladdin's Magic Carpet Ride
    • Mighty Ducks Pinball Slam!
    • Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters
    • Ride the Comix
    • Invasion! An ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter


FASTPASSES collected - ALL
Magic Kingdom:
  • The Barnstormer Featuring the Great Goofini - YES
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad - YES
  • Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin - YES
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant - YES
  • Jungle Cruise - YES
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic -YES
  • Peter Pan's Flight - YES
  • Space Mountain - YES
  • Splash Mountain - YES
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh - YES
  • Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid - YES

Epcot:
  • Maelstrom - YES
  • Mission: SPACE - YES
  • Soarin' - YES
  • Test Track - YES

Disney's Hollywood Studios:
  • Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith - YES
  • Star Tours: The Adventures Continue - YES
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror - YES
  • Toy Story Midway Mania! - YES
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid (Offers Fastpass Seasonally) - YES

Disney's Animal Kingdom:
  • Dinosaur - YES
  • Kali River Rapids - YES
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris - YES
  • Expedition Everest - YES
  • Primeval Whirl - YES
Resorts Visited:


Value Disney World Hotels:
  • All Star Movies Resort
  • All Star Music Resort - YES
  • All Star Sports Resort
  • Art of Animation Resort - YES
  • Pop Century Resort - YES 

Moderate Disney World Resorts:
  • Caribbean Beach - YES
  • Coronado Springs
  • Port Orleans Riverside
  • Port Orleans French Quarter

Deluxe Disney Hotels:
  • Animal Kingdom Lodge - YES
  • Beach Club Resort - YES
  • Boardwalk Inn - YES
  • Contemporary Resort - YES
  • Grand Floridian Resort - YES
  • Polynesian Resort - YES
  • Wilderness Lodge - YES
  • Yacht Club Resort - YES
  • Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin (not Disney operated) - YES

Disney Deluxe Villas:
  • Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas - YES
  • Bay Lake Tower
  • Beach Club Villas - YES
  • Boardwalk Villas - YES
  • Old Key West Resort
  • Treehouse Villas
  • Wilderness Lodge Villas
  • Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa
Home Away From Home:
  • Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground - YES

Next post: February Update