Mickey and Mommy

Reviews & tips for traveling to Walt Disney World with young kids

Month: June 2018

Attraction Reaction: Astro Orbiter

Astro Orbiter

Located high above Tomorrowland in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, you will find the Astro Orbiter.  As someone who grew up going to Disney, this was one of the few rides I had never tried, so I was excited to get to experience it for the first time with my preschooler.

On the Astro Orbiter you fly in a rocket ship in a circle around planets, and you have the ability to move your rocket ship higher or lower.  You definitely feel a bit of the whip as you go around, but you are rewarded with incredible views of Cinderella Castle and the rest of the park.

There is no height restriction for this ride, and FastPass+ is not available.

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Food Review: Restaurant Marrakesh

Restaurant Marrakesh

Since Tangierine Cafe in Epcot’s Morocco pavilion in the World Showcase has long been a family favorite counter service stop, I have been wanting to try the country’s table service restaurant, Restaurant Marrakesh, for some time.

Tucked at the very back of the pavilion, Restaurant Marrakesh seems to be one of the most overlooked restaurants at Epcot, but I think it’s also one of the best.  I’m not sure if it’s because it’s out of sight or because the food may seem too “exotic” (it’s not!), but it truly is a hidden gem.

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