Our Rock-n-Rollin’ Disney Vacation – Check-Out and Final Thoughts

Discussion in 'Completed Trip Reports' started by Tiger Fan, Jan 27, 2001.

  1. Tiger Fan

    Tiger Fan <font color=deeppink>Survivor<br><font color=teal>

    May 21, 2000
    Cast of Characters:

    Lisa , me – 31
    Lynn, partner – 37
    Emily, daughter – 3
    Leah, sister – 20

    Emily and I went swimming first thing. It was getting colder today so it was a short swim and we had to check out as well. We checked the express folder and all was in order so no need to stop by the front desk.

    This trip turned out to be just what we expected. It was a wonderful celebration and by far more relaxed than our June trip. I think in June we had felt so rushed to accomplish since we had not been in so long and it was Emily’s first trip that we just went crazy. This time we were more leisurely and accomplished so much more. I know January off season was a big help as well. The crowds however on Sunday and Monday (MLK day) were certainly close to what June felt like. The rest of the week was much better.

    We loved staying on-site. Even though we didn’t use the buses that often the other perks, e-night and early entry are wonderful. We will still use our timeshare trades in the summers when we go (it’s just too good of a deal to pass up), but will always love our chances to stay on-site.

    As for restaurants, we always love Crystal Palace and Chef Mickey’s now we have to add Cinderella’s Royal Table and Chefs de France. Even if we don’t always eat dinner in France, I think we will at least have dessert each time – try the “chocolate puffs”.

    Favorite rides: Rock-n-Roller Coaster of course for the big girls, for Emily – Barnstormer and Splash Mountain seem to be in a tie.

    Thanks for taking time to read. I will be reading others as we plan for our June trip. Our family thinks we are nuts for going what will be 3 times in 13 months, I feel like we still need to find a way to the DIS Convention!!

  2. snuggles

    snuggles <font color=blue>A good day with short lines...wha

    Aug 18, 1999
    Thanks for posting such a great report. I sure understand about family thinking you are nuts...I have a family like that too. Now to figure out a way to the convention.....

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  4. Taryn

    Taryn VMK Spooky Pirate Yeti Girl of Doom

    Mar 8, 2000
    Thanks very much for the report!

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  5. master yoda

    master yoda Earning My Ears

    Jan 10, 2001
    What a great report,from one clemson person to another. Congratulations on a well fought battle with chemo. We too went three times in a year and going again!! We found alot of usefull information in your report. Thanks!
  6. TeresaNJ

    TeresaNJ Full time stay at home crafter!

    Sep 13, 1999
    Really enjoyed reading your report, Lisa. And no, you're not crazy going three times in a year, it's something all us DIS'ers dream of doing. Congratulations on your chemo being over, and I wish you many happy, healthy years to come.

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  7. Credit Man

    Credit Man <font color=teal>Love the shark reef<br><font colo

    Feb 18, 2000
    Enjoyed your reports, especially the daily tips.
    Thanks for posting.
  8. Marla Hellwig

    Marla Hellwig I'm not lost, it's called creative exploring

    Mar 25, 2000
    Sounds like you all had a great Disney time. Thanks for posting!
  9. Annie'sMom

    Annie'sMom Earning My Ears

    Aug 18, 1999
    I know what you mean about family thinking you're crazy. It's my opinion that when it comes to WDW, either you "get it" or you don't. If you don't, no explanation will ever be enough. So glad you enjoyed your trip. Thanks for sharing!

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