Fantasyland

Fantasyland Introduction

by josh on May 15, 2010

Fantasyland, themed like Cinderella Castle’s Courtyard, is the northernmost land at the Magic Kingdom.  It serves to separate Tomorrowland from Liberty Square as guests walk around the back of Magic Kingdom.  Fantasyland is a favorite of many visitors, especially young kids, because most of the attractions are geared towards the younger set.  You won’t find any thrill rides in Fantasyland, though the Barnstormer is a roller coaster of sorts.  Instead, many of the attractions fall into the “dark ride” category.  According to Wikipedia, “A dark ride is an indoor amusement ride where riders in guided vehicles travel through specially lit scenes that typically contain animation, sound, music, and special effects.”  Peter Pan’s Flight, “it’s a small world,” and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh are all Fantasyland dark rides.  Dumbo the Flying Elephant is a traditional hub and spoke attraction that nearly every child that visits the Park insists on riding.  In addition, you’ll find Prince Charming Regal Carousel and Mad Tea Party.  As the name insinuates, the Regal Carousel is indeed a carousel.  Mad Tea Party is the famous spinning teacup ride.  Mickey’s PhilharMagic, an excellent 4D theater show, rounds out the attraction choices.

Several of Fantasyland’s rides boast some of the longest waits at the Magic Kingdom, despite not being billed as “headlining attractions.”  Peter Pan’s Flight often has the longest wait of any Magic Kingdom attraction.  FASTPASS return times are almost always further out than Space Mountain or Splash Mountain.  Winnie the Pooh’s wait time is often just slightly shorter.  This is due to the fact that many Fantasyland rides have small capacities and inefficient loading and unloading procedures.

If you’re interested in riding Dumbo, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, and Peter Pan’s Flight, you may want to strongly consider heading there first thing in the morning.  Wait times for all three will be 20+ minutes after 10am and may hit 40+ minutes by 11:30am.  The waits at Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and other headlining attractions see waits that build slower because capacities are so much higher.  If you can’t visit these three before 9:30am, plan to FASTPASS Peter Pan’s Flight as soon as possible.  You’ll also need to rely on FASTPASS at Winnie the Pooh and possibly Dumbo.  Wait times do decrease after 9pm, during Main Street Electrical Parade and/or Wishes, and in the final 90 minutes of evening Extra Magic Hours.  If Magic Kingdom is open past 11pm, visit then because wait times are shorter.  “it’s a small world,” Prince Charming Regal Carousel, and Mickey’s PhilharMagic have much higher capacities and shorter waits.  Still, it’s a small world can hit 20 to 30 minutes in the afternoon when Magic Kingdom is busy.

Cinderella’s Royal Table is Fantasyland’s table service restaurant.  It’s expensive and costs two table service credits on the Disney Dining Plan, but it may be worth it if your budget allows.    Pinocchio Village Haus is Fantasyland’s main counter service location, serving Flatbread Pizzas, Salads, and Pasta.  The food is higher quality than most other Magic Kingdom quick services and portion sizes are on the large side.  The menu is also somewhat unique.  You won’t find Chicken Parmigiana or a Caprese Flatbread at most other quick service locations on property.  There are about six different shops in Fantasyland, including the ever-popular Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

Must Visit: Mickey’s PhilharMagic (in the afternoon or whenever you need a break from walking), Peter Pan’s Flight (with FASTPASS or during evening Extra Magic Hours if necessary)

Visit With Kids: Barnstormer, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Prince Charming Regal Carousel, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Visit if Time Allows: it’s a small world, Mad Tea Party

FASTPASS Available: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Peter Pan’s Flight.  FASTPASSes are not available for Mickey’s PhilharMagic directly, but they often print with Winnie the Pooh FASTPASSes.

Morning Extra Magic Hours: Dumbo the Flying Elephant, it’s a small world, Mad Tea Party, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Mickey’s PhilharMagic, Peter Pan’s Flight, Prince Charming Regal Carousel

Evening Extra Magic Hours: Same as Morning above

Although several of these attractions are listed as “visit if time allows,” I would still make every effort to visit them.  If you only have time for one of them, you should probably visit it’s a small world.  It’s a classic attraction that usually has a shorter wait.  When short on time, you’ll have to make some tough decisions.  Every group is different and you’ll want to read over the specific reviews to figure out which rides sounds more appealing than others.

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Prince Charming Regal Carousel

by josh on May 15, 2010

Prince Regal Carousel

Opened: October 1, 1971, Renamed Prince Charming Regal Carousel from Cinderella’s Golden Carousel on May 25, 2010.

Location: In the middle of Fantasyland

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: No

Type: Carousel

Similar To: A carousel

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Zero

What to Expect: Prince Charming Regal Carousel is a Disney themed carousel, complete with 90 horses that are all uniquely painted.  The horses slowly rotate around in a circle, moving up and down while Disney music plays in the background.  The Philadelphia Toboggan Company built the carousel in 1917 and it originally operated at Electric Park in Detroit.  Walt Disney discovered the carousel in 1967 and restored it for use in the Magic Kingdom.  Make sure to look up at the canopy over the ride and you will see 18 scenes that tell the story of Cinderella.

When To Go: Visit in the late morning, afternoon, or evening.  Unless Magic Kingdom is swamped, you shouldn’t have to wait much longer than it takes for the next ride to load.

Expect to Wait: 10 minutes or less.

Length: 2 minutes

Rating: 7/10

The Best Picture Opportunity:  If you’re planning to take a photograph of your child (or parent, friend, etc.) while riding, instruct them to sit on one of the outside horses for the best opportunity.  You can still get a picture if they’re riding on one of the interior horses, but it obviously won’t be as clear.

Commentary:  Prince Charming Regal Carousel is certainly one of the best carousels in the country and a favorite among youngsters.   You’ll know whether you want to ride it just by looking at it, so there really aren’t any surprises.  Ride if it looks like fun or enjoy its beauty from afar if you don’t have the time or don’t want to wait in line.

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Dumbo the Flying Elephant

by josh on May 15, 2010

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

Opened: October 1, 1971.  Opened in its new location in the Storybook Circus section on March 12, 2012.  A second spinner is expected to come online in July 2012.

Location: In the Storybook Circus section of Fantasyland behind Mad Tea Party.

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: Yes, FASTPASSes are currently being distributed at Mickey’s PhilharMagic along with FASTPASSes for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.  Return times are almost always 40 minutes in the future.

Type: Carousel

Similar To: TriceraTop Spin, The Magic Carpets of Aladdin

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Very low.  Dumbo does spin and go up in the air, but only the most frightened of heights will be bothered.  If heights are a problem, you can keep your elephant low to the ground.

What to Expect: Dumbo the Flying Elephant is a hub and spoke midway style ride with a central hub and 16 Dumbo-themed vehicles that spin slowly counter-clockwise.  Each Dumbo holds two people (or potentially three very squished people) that can control whether the vehicle travels up or down with a control stick.

Riders in the standby line will have the option to enter a Dumbo themed playground while they wait or bypass the playground and continue in line.  For those opting to enter the playground, a cast member will give you a pager.  The kids, ages two through nine, play in the playground while you wait the ten to fifteen minutes for the buzzer to go off.  Once the buzzer goes off, the group exits the playground and re-enters the regular queue.  The playground holds 150 people.

FASTPASS riders proceed immediately through the line and don’t have the option to enter the playground.

When To Go: For many years, Dumbo was a “must do” immediately after Magic Kingdom opened because of its low capacity and healthy popularity.  Now that Dumbo has added a second spinner, effectively doubling capacity, it’s no longer necessary to head to Dumbo first.  If you’re interested in spending time in the playground, visit sometime between 10:30am – 12pm or later in the evening to find short waits.  For those riding wishing to bypass the playground, any time before 11am or after 8pm should result in short waits.  Because FASTPASSes are available all day with return times just 40 minutes in the future, it’s also viable to collect FASTPASSes in the late afternoon.

Expect to Wait: Peak wait times during peak crowds have been in the 30 to 40 minute range around 1pm – 3pm.  Before 11am, expect to wait less than ten minutes.  Add ten to fifteen minutes to the wait if you plan to experience the playground.  With FASTPASS, total wait/ride time should be less than ten minutes.

Length: 90 seconds

Rating: 5/10 for most adults, 10/10 for preschool age children

Commentary: Dumbo’s new location in the Storybook Circus section of Fantasyland is much more pleasant than its previous location near the Carousel.  Dumbo now flys over water with great views of the Fantasyland Expansion and Storybook Circus.  Add to that much shorter waits with twice the capacity and the ability to use FASTPASS, and there’s really no reason to skip Dumbo due to excessive wait times.

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it’s a small world

by josh on May 15, 2010

it’s a small world

Opened: October 1, 1971

Location: Fantasyland across from Peter Pan’s Flight

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: No

Type: Dark ride

Similar To: Living with the Land with dolls instead of plants

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Zero, but you may lose your sanity depending on your tolerance for repetitious songs.

What to Expect: The queue for “it’s a small world” is covered and mostly indoors, but there isn’t a lot to see or do while in line.  Once you make it to the front of the line, you will board a slow-moving boat that seats about 20 people.  The boat will take you through a number of scenes featuring about 300 audio-animatronic dolls dressed up in costumes from over 100 nations.  Each of the dolls sings the “it’s a small world” theme song non-stop throughout the ride while dancing to the tune.

Where to Sit: Most of the action occurs off to the sides of the boat and above your head.  Sitting in the front row offers the best view of what’s ahead, but it isn’t necessarily worth requesting it.

When To Go: This is another good ride to visit in the afternoon or while you’re waiting for a FASTPASS time to become due for another Fantasyland ride.  Riding this along with seeing Mickey’s PhilharMagic in the afternoon should give you a nice break from the heat and crowds.  Lines should also be nonexistent in the late evening and during evening Extra Magic Hours, which is an even better time to visit if you don’t get a chance to ride in the afternoon or don’t require a break

Expect to Wait: Waits are rarely longer than 25 minutes and should be ten minutes before 11am or after 8pm.  When the overall crowd level is an eight or above, afternoon waits can hit 35 minutes.  When the overall crowd level is high, avoid riding between 11am – 7pm when lines are longest.  When the overall crowd level is a five or below and Magic Kingdom is recommended, you shouldn’t run into a line longer than 15 minutes.

Length: 11 minutes

Rating: 5/10

Commentary: This is another Disney ride that has been kept mostly the same since it opened more than 40 years ago.  It will be popular with kids and adults that appreciate classic Disney attractions, but won’t be enjoyed much by people who are looking for the latest in technology and thrills.  It’s a perfectly pleasant ride and a nice relaxing break, but the repetitious song is famous for becoming annoying long before the ride ends.  Even worse, chances are good that you’ll have to sit and wait for a few minutes to unload from your boat due to backups at the end of the ride, so you’ll have to sit and listen to the song even when there’s nothing to look at.  All in all, I would recommend “it’s a small world” because it is one of those classic Disney attractions.  Just be aware that it will take at least 20 minutes to experience and you may have other priorities with limited time in Magic Kingdom.

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Mad Tea Party

by josh on May 15, 2010

Mad Tea Party

Opened: October 1, 1971

Location: Fantasyland in between Tomorrowland Indy Speedway in Tomorrowland and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh in Fantasyland

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: No

Type: Spinning tea cup

Similar To: Unique

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Low.  This ride isn’t scary, but it’s liable to make people prone to motion sickness extremely uncomfortable.  Even people that don’t normally have problems with motion may be slightly uncomfortable, especially if you choose to spin your individual tea cup.  My recommendation would be to skip the Tea Party if you have serious motion sickness issues and make sure everyone riding in the same cup is on the same page as far as spinning the individual cup.  If you don’t want to spin fast then don’t get in the same cup as a child who wants to spin as fast as they can.  Neither of you will have any fun.

What to Expect: The queue for Mad Tea Party is mostly covered, but it’s still  hot in the summer months because it doesn’t block the sun out from the sides.  Once you make it to the front of the line you will be placed in an oversized tea cup that seats 2-4 people, depending on the size of the individuals.  The cups spin mildly no matter what, but there is a turntable in the middle of the ride that can be turned to spin the individual tea cup even faster.  There isn’t much more to it than that.

Where to Sit: It doesn’t matter which Tea Cup you choose.  Have the heavier guests sit on one side to spin either faster.

When To Go: Mad Tea Party doesn’t see excessive wait times, even if it loads slowly.  Visit after the major Fantasyland/Tomorrow priorities.  Wait times usually don’t hit 15 minutes until after 11am.  If you can’t visit before 11am, try again after 8pm when wait times decrease again.  During the 3pm Parade is another good time to visit.  Avoid between 12pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm if possible because wait times will be longest during those stretches.

Expect to Wait: Wait times are usually 15 minutes or less before 11am.  In the afternoon, 20 to 25 minute waits are possible.  After 9pm, waits are usually down to the 15 minute or less range again.

Length: 90 seconds

Rating: 5/10

Commentary: This is another midway-style carnival ride with a Disney theme.  It’s mildly fun, but certainly won’t make or break most vacations.  If you can ride with a short wait and don’t mind a little spinning then it’s a go.  If the line is long or you don’t enjoy spinning then you’re probably better off skipping.  The late evening and Extra Magic Hours are your best bets.

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Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

by josh on May 15, 2010

Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Opened: June 4, 1999

Location: Fantasyland on the end closest to Tomorrowland

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: Yes.  FASTPASSes are distributed to the right of Mickey’s PhilharMagic instead of next to the attraction.  Return times are usually 40 to 60 minutes in the future, making it a relatively low priority.

Type: Dark ride

Similar To: Peter Pan’s Flight, Snow White’s Scary Adventures

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Very low.  It is at times dark and blustery, but there’s nothing here intended to be scary.

What to Expect: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is similar to other Fantasyland dark rides like (the now defunct) Snow White’s Scary Adventures and Peter Pan’s Flight, only the theme is obviously based on Winnie the Pooh.  Riders board slow moving four-person “hunny pot” vehicles that move slowly through several scenes featuring Winnie, Eeyore, Piglet, Tigger, Owl and other characters from the series.  This is a lighthearted ride with some neat special effects, especially the scene with Tigger.

Where to Sit: With two rows of two to three people each, it doesn’t really matter.  Riders sitting in front will have a better view of what’s ahead, but most of the action is off to the sides with doors in between the various rooms.

When To Go: Visit early in the morning, late in the evening, or with FASTPASS.  I recommend getting here no mater than 9:35am to experience waits of ten minutes or less.  By 10am, wait times are often 20 minutes and only go higher.  Waits decrease in the evening after families leave or head to Main Street for the Fireworks and Parade.  If Magic Kingdom is open after 10pm, plan to visit then if you can’t get there early or use FASTPASS.

Expect to Wait: Expect waits slightly shorter than Peter Pan’s Flight, but still in the 40 minute range by lunch and 50+ minutes in the afternoon, unless the Magic Kingdom is less crowded than usual.

Length: 3 minutes

Rating: 6/10

Pooh’s Hunny Hunt: Pooh’s Hunny Hunt opened at Tokyo Disneyland on September 4, 2000.  It is the only ride in the world to use a “trackless” local positioning system to move ride vehicles.  With a rumored budget of over 130 million dollars, Pooh’s Hunny Hunt is one of Disney’s most expensive rides and is only found in Japan.  Hopefully a similar ride will be built in the United States soon.  Read all about it here.

Commentary: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is superior to Snow White’s Scary Adventures in almost every way, but it is still not particularly exciting or engaging for most adults.  The ride is definitely cute, but it isn’t worth waiting a long time for unless you have kids that will particularly enjoy it.  There’s nothing scary about the ride and most youngsters thoroughly enjoy it.  Adult riders who have an affinity for Winnie the Pooh will enjoy it as well.  Expect long lines in the afternoon, so use a FASTPASS or return late into the evening if you can’t make it before 9:30am.

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Mickey’s PhilharMagic

by josh on May 15, 2010

Mickey’s PhilharMagic

Opened: October 3, 2003

Location: Fantasyland

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: Mickey’s PhilharMagic no longer has dedicated FASTPASS machines.  Instead, the machines located outside the attraction distribute FASTPASSes for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Dumbo.  Often, when you collect a FASTPASS for Winnie the Pooh, a “Bonus FASTPASS” will be distributed alongside it with an immediate return time.  However, PhilharMagic shows virtually never fill up to capacity and FASTPASS isn’t necessary.

Type: 3D Theater show

Similar To: Muppet Vision 3D

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Low.  The 3D effects may disturb the very young, but there’s nothing in here that’s supposed to frighten.  If they do, try taking the 3D glasses off.

What to Expect: Mickey’s PhilharMagic takes place in a large, comfortable, air-conditioned theater that seats about 500 people.  The enormous screen in the front of the theatre measures about 150-feet across and was the largest of its kind when it was constructed (there’s now a similar show at Hong Kong Disneyland).  This is Disney’s newest 3D show and by far their most clever and entertaining.  There are also several “4D” effects throughout the show to make it an even more immersive experience.  As you might expect, Mickey’s PhilharMagic stars Mickey Mouse with special appearances by Donald, Ariel, Aladdin, Simba, Lumiere and many other classic Disney characters.  Unlike It’s Tough to be a Bug or Honey, there is nothing here that should scare youngsters.

When To Go: Visit in the late afternoon or whenever you need a break from the crowds and heat.  This is one of the most relaxing attractions at the Magic Kingdom so take advantage of it.

Expect to Wait: Mickey’s PhilharMagic is overlooked by many who assume it’s just another “kiddie Fantasyland ride.”  Coupled with the fact that it seats about 500 people per show, you rarely need to wait any longer than it takes for the next show to begin.

Where to Sit: This is another show where Disney cast members will try to get guests to continue to the end of their rows.  Because shows are usually 25 to 50% full, they usually aren’t quite as emphatic as other shows.  Let 15 to 25 people in front of you in a row at least halfway back from the screen.  This will put you close to the center and allow an easy view of the entire screen.

Exit: Exiting the theater is easy.  Simply continue walking to the doors at the end of your row.  You’ll exit with Peter Pan’s Flight to your left and it’s a small world in front of you.

Length: 12 minutes

Rating: 10/10

A Lot of Talent Went Into This One: Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice, who wrote the lyrics for Aladdin and The Lion King returned to arrange the music for Mickey’s PhilharMagic with the help of composer Alan Menken, who has won Oscars for his work on The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas.  Original animators were used to pen the scenes whenever possible.

Commentary: Hands down, this is the best 3D show at Disney World and one of the most overlooked attractions at the Magic Kingdom.  It’s a delightful show and one that all visitors should enjoy.  Although the novelty of 3D has waned a bit with the emergence of so many 3D films, Mickey’s PhilharMagic is still an amazing achievement and succeeds because of the quality of the writing, music, and animation.  This is a must-do attraction, so make sure you don’t overlook it like so many other people.

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Peter Pan’s Flight

by josh on May 15, 2010

Peter Pan’s Flight

Opened: October 3, 1971

Location: Fantasyland across from it’s a small world.

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: Yes and you’ll want one unless you’re riding before 9:30am or after 11pm.  FASTPASS return times are often further out than any other attraction, meaning they also run out first.  With Dumbo offering FASTPASS, return times are usually on par with Space Mountain and Splash Mountain in the summer.  Plan to collect FASTPASSes as soon as possible as it’s a top three FASTPASS priority.

Type: Dark ride

Similar To: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Requirements: None

Scary Factor: Zero

What to Expect: The queue for Peter Pan’s Flight offers little entertainment and moves extremely slowly.  Once you finally make to the front of the line, you will board a slow moving vehicle themed like a pirate galleon that seats two to three people in a single row.  The best effect this ride offers is the sense that you’re actually flying through Peter Pan’s world because the vehicles are suspended from the ceiling.  The galleon will take you through several scenes from the Peter Pan story and features animatronic versions of Peter, along with Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, and the Lost Boys.

When To Go: Visit before 9:30am, after 11pm (when possible), or use FASTPASS.  Most days, waits will be 30+ minutes by 10am and continue to be 30 to 60 minutes long for most oft he day.

Expect to Wait: It’s not uncommon for Peter Pan’s Flight to have the longest wait at the Magic Kingdom, despite not being a major attraction.  This is due to Peter Pan’s popularity and the fact that each vehicle only holds two people.  Expect lines to exceed 60 minutes by lunch, even during slow seasons.  If you visit first thing in the morning, you’ll be on and off in under ten minutes.

Length: 2 minutes 30 seconds

Rating: 7/10

Commentary: This is a tough one to rate because it’s an excellent attraction for young children and anyone else who will appreciate a bit of “Disney magic.”  On the other hand, it will do nothing for the die-hard thrill seekers or those who don’t appreciate a slow moving ride with dated animatronics.  The theme is excellent and the ride is fun, but don’t expect a roller coaster or thrills because you won’t find them here.  It’s not uncommon to overhear riders saying “Wow, I can’t believe I waited an hour for that.”  This may be the most overrated ride at Disney World, but families and those with young kids willlove it.  Peter Pan’s Flight, like most rides, is best if you don’t have to wait long for it.  Be sure to get a FASTPASS or return at the end of the night if you aren’t here before 9:30am in the morning.

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Barnstormer

by josh on May 9, 2010

Opened: Barnstormer originally opened on October 1, 1996 as part of Mickey’s Toontown Fair.  It was re-imagined as The Barnstormer Featuring the Great Goofini as part of the Storybook Circus section of Fantasyland on March 12, 2012.

Location: Mickey’s Toontown Fair

Extra Magic Hours: Morning, Evening

FASTPASS: Not currently, though it’s set up for it.

Type: Roller coaster

Similar To: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Requirements: Must be 35” or taller to ride

Scary Factor: Low.  The Barnstormer has a top speed of 20 miles per hours and a maximum height of about 30 feet, making it the tamest roller coaster at Disney World.  It’s designed specifically for the younger set and they should have a good idea if they want to ride it by watching the ride a few times.

What to Expect: Riders board roller coaster cars themed like Goofy’s stunt plane.  The seats are fairly compact, but should have enough room for an adult and one child, depending on size.  Taller guests, especially those with back or neck problems, may want to skip because the back of the car is very short and lacks proper support for anyone over four or five feet tall.  The coaster cars are also low to the ground, which may make it difficult for people with mobility problems to get in and out of the vehicle.  If your kids are okay riding alone then you may just want to watch.  The track is fairly tame with only minor drops and a couple moderately tight turns.  While part of the queue is partially covered using themed umbrellas, it can get very hot in the summer, particularly in the extended queue.  Also, the ride lasts only 59 seconds.  About half of that time is spent on the initial lift and the slowdown back to the loading area, making the Barnstormer the shortest ride at Disney World.

When To Go: Visit before 11am or in the last hour of operation to find the shortest waits.

Expect to Wait: Before 11am, waits are usually less than ten minutes.  It’s not uncommon to walk right on at 10:30am, even in peak summer crowds.  Between 12pm – 5pm, waits are usually in the 15 to 30 minute range with its limited capacity.

Where to Sit: Request the front row for the best views.  Because the seat backs are so low and most riders are short, views from the back aren’t much worse.  It’s rare that someone requests a row.

Length: Less than one minute.  Seriously.

Rating: 5/10

Commentary: This is a tough one to rate with just one number.   It’s entirely skippable for most adults due to its short duration and general lack of theming.  The new queue is much better, but the ride itself lacks a cohesive theme and the track layout is exactly the same as when it officially sat in Toontown Fair.  For youngsters, Barnstormer may provide the courage they need to ride some of Disney World’s more intense attractions, so you may want to visit this and Thunder Mountain early on in your vacation.  While it’s only a minute long, it is a very fun minute for most kids under the age of ten.  Visit before 11am and you can be on and off in ten minutes, which makes it worth most people’s time.  You don’t want to wait 20+ minutes for it though, especially because it’s so short.

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