What are you passionate about?

Discussion in 'Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies' started by HMGar, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. HMGar

    HMGar Mouseketeer

    Mar 1, 2009
    You are planning a Disney World trip. What is it about that trip that excites you the most? What are you getting giddy about?

    My top three are the parade at Magic Kingdom, pin trading, and walking down Main Street soaking up the atmosphere.
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  3. Peanut Giggleface

    Peanut Giggleface Embarrassing my children... just another service I

    Jan 24, 2010
    Oh yeah, walking down Main Street for the first time once you arrive is wonderful. It's like coming home. Love that feeling!!
  4. cbg1027

    cbg1027 Florida Girl

    Aug 21, 2009
    Doing all my favorite attractions, and the FOOD! :rotfl2:
  5. Goofey Drool

    Goofey Drool Mouseketeer

    Apr 29, 2007
    I just like the escape from the real world .... I know that sounds foolish because its just another tourist destination like any other in some ways. But Disney has a way of slightly losing yourself. You get picked up at the airport, taken to a resort in the park and for the duration of your stay you relax. No worry about meals or transportation -unless you are one who obsesses over the minucia of your vacation. We get the park hopper so we come and go as we please. Its about FUN and RELAXATION. Thats the appeal. When I think of a certain moment or place that I visualize, its in a pool back at the resort. The kids begging for a few more minutes to stay in the pool when its close to bedtime. :thumbsup2
  6. HarborBlvd

    HarborBlvd Mouseketeer

    Feb 7, 2010
    I just can't wait for that first walk through the tunnel to Main St. with that view of the castle. Be it at DL or WDW. It never gets old and always feels like the first time.

    When I'm at Disneyland, I can't wait to see Fantasmic. I was a little diappointed in the one at WDW, so if we see it, wonderful, but if not, my heart doesn't break. But we never miss it at Disneyland.
  7. Rosanne

    Rosanne DIS Veteran

    Jan 3, 2009
    I especially love the music. It gives me the chills in a good way.
  8. chelle050608

    chelle050608 Earning My Ears

    Mar 2, 2010
    1. Having some adults only time with my husband.

    2. Taking our best friend kyle with us for his first trip to the world.

    3.Eating at new places and old favorites like 50's prime time.
  9. PrincessBelle87

    PrincessBelle87 Earning My Ears

    Feb 18, 2009
    Experiencing a new resort (Boardwalk Villas this time!)

    Riding Expedition Everest!!! :love:

    Being on vaycay with my best friend forever!!! :cheer2:

    Oh also...the monorail...idk why I like it so much :confused3
  10. themilesfamily

    themilesfamily <font color=green>Wanna potty with Spongebob Squar

    Sep 16, 2007
    1) Trying out a new resort/hotel.
    2) Watching my DD's eyes light up when we arrive.
    3) Experiencing the "magic."
    4) Chatting with the wonderful CM's.
  11. KellyNY

    KellyNY DIS Veteran

    Aug 8, 2009
    Castle at night
    Riding train in MK
    Simply everything ;)
  12. PoohsFan1

    PoohsFan1 DIS Veteran

    Feb 19, 2007
    For me:
    - The escape from reality and being able to be a kid again
    - Walking down Main Street and listening to the awesome music
    - Stepping off of the plane at MCO and heading down towards the ME desk

    I asked my DH this same question and his response was:
    - The Food
    - The Rides
    - Escaping reality for a week (he loves not knowing what is going on in the "real" world while on vacation)
  13. HMGar

    HMGar Mouseketeer

    Mar 1, 2009
    Me too. I'm going to buy the disk this vacation that has all of those magical songs on it. I just love it.
  14. Redbudlover

    Redbudlover DIS Veteran

    Jul 21, 2005
    Me too exactly.:banana:
  15. Reto

    Reto Baloo's Best Buddy:-)

    Mar 8, 2009
    - Driving under the WDW archway sign
    - Boarding a MK bound Disney bus, hearing "We're on our way to the Magic Kingdom"
    - Being on Main Street, seeing that huge castle I always dream about
    - Stopping by the Partners statue and silently say "Thanks" to Walt for creating this magical place.
    - Seeing the parades
    - Talking to CMs
    - People-watching. Seeing kids having fun when they meet their idols, get a balloon or whatever.
    - Just hearing Mickey's voice
    - Browsing through the Emporium on Main Street or World of Disney at DTD
    - Getting some hugs and autographs of my favorite characters, Baloo, Tigger and Mickey that is.
    - Swimming in the resort pool. Summer only lasts for about 3 months in Switzerland, so it's fun to be at a warm place while it is winter here.
    - Seeing "Wishes" as many times as possible, right next to the Partners statue
    - Since I always travel in November, MVMCP is another must-do. The music, the snow falling on Main Street, the gorgeous castle lights, the characters in their christmas outfits... it was so great being a part of that.
  16. Mamu

    Mamu <a href="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/index.

    Feb 27, 2000
    My passion runs deep when it comes to Disney. None more so then when walking in MK with my GC. September will be a first time for GS Michael. (5) I can't wait. It will be a 1st for his brother Joseph too. (1)
  17. Cee

    Cee DIS Veteran

    Aug 8, 2006
    For me it isn't so much about the parks and attractions anymore. It's the overall feeling of just being there. The airport, ME, the resorts, the parks, the restaurants, DTD, the people, the CMs, the weather. It all factors in for me and I feel happy, relaxed and grateful. :cloud9:
  18. scdisneyguy

    scdisneyguy Mouseketeer

    Mar 21, 2006
    For me, it is 2 fold.

    It brings back a rush of memories of my childhood trips there even though much has changed.

    Also seeing my kids and nieces and nephews faces all thoughout the week.

    It will be my baby boy's first trip this year and even at 13 months he is a Mickey freak.

    Knowing the kids are all ultra-happy, there is no pricetag for that, that is why I never complain out resort prices or ticket prices, yeah it hurts the wallet but the moments and memories are worth way more to me than the money. :thumbsup2
  19. mama4

    mama4 DIS Veteran

    Feb 5, 2006
    I love everything about Disney. The parks, the rides, the resorts, the characters, the restaurants, the shops, the treats, the music. The overall feeling of just being there. I'm even passionate about the warm, fuzzy feeling you get when the decision is made that you are going to go. The way I feel on that morning we get up and pack all the kids in the minivan and set out for Disney. Ahhh... that is a feeling I crave! I know the happiness and excitement my family feels too...and that all factors in. It's a great feeling!
  20. disneygal29

    disneygal29 Mouseketeer

    Sep 18, 2008
    1) ToT
    2) Seeing Mickey and Minnie
    3) Watching the parades and waving to everyone
    4) Acting like a kid, running from ride to ride with my 17 year old daughter!! She hasn't been since she was six and she can't wait to ride all the "big" rides she missed last time!!:banana:

    What's not to love about Disney??!!:lovestruc
  21. Spoonful_Of_Sugar

    Spoonful_Of_Sugar Mouseketeer

    Feb 11, 2010
    For me I love meeting the characters.

    Next trip I am on a mission to meet Mary Poppins, I always seem to miss her.

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