So today is Wednesday which means it is One Wish Wednesday but since I am kind of a few days off from being on vacation, I am going to meld my OWW and my day 4 memories of our recent WDW trip by saying that my wish this week is that I could turn the time back to Sunday so I could once again spend a day with Sister and Mom walking around a Disney park while still fresh in the post race excitement from the Half the day before!
Day 4 of our trip was our only true full day that we could spend at a park. We chose to go to Disney Hollywood Studios because it has the best rides and is top 1 or 2 for Mom, Sister and me as far as park preference goes. We didn’t get a super early start on the day because we were all a bit tired from race day and the SUPER early wake up call involved but we did make it to the park by about 10am or so.
Our first mission was of course Tower of Terror! We grabbed a FastPass and then got in line to wait. It was supposed to be about a 40 minute wait but I think we only waited close to 25 maybe? Mom was initially not going to go on but we talked her into it and I think she ended up being glad! Since we had grabbed Fast Passes, we were actually able to go right back on within 5-10 minutes! And by the time that ride was over, the stand by wait was 10 minutes so Sister and I went again! We ended up going 3 times in about 40 minutes which was awesome! I could have gone another 3 times if I could have avoided watching that stupid Twilight Zone movie they show you in that little room… that really drives me nuts!
After we had our Tower of Terror fill, we were in time for the 12:45 Beauty and the Beast show so we decided to go to that so we could sit down and rest for a bit. The show was really good and I am pretty sure it was one of Mom’s top things from vacation
After the show, we walked to find some lunch and kill some time until our Rock n Roller Coaster Fast Passes were ready. We ended up at the Studio Catering Co. where Sister and I shared a very delicious pressed turkey sandwich on a Ener-g bun and a Greek salad. Delicious and much healthier than other options we could have gone with! Again Disney impressed us all with their awesome handling of food allergies!
After that, it was time for our FastPass so Sister and I walked to do that while Mom went to stake out our best ever seats for the afternoon parade!
When we went to Disney in 2004, you could say I was a bit obsessed with all things Disney and therefore read everything I could about making your trip the most enjoyable and also read about all the secret “best spots” for things. Once again, our spot did not disappoint! I must say this parade was not nearly as good as the one they had in 2004. The floats back then were so much more elaborate and the music was way better! The floats this time were very boring and the music was one refrain sung over and over and over and over and over………
After the parade, we walked over to watch the Muppet 3-D movie. I don’t recall ever doing this before and it was kind of cute! You’ve gotta love a dose of Kermie and Gonzo!
By the time this movie was over, we were all pretty spent. We ended up walking around a little more but then decided to just call it a day and head back to the hotel to rest. We printed our plane boarding tickets for Monday and then headed to our favorite, Sweet Tomatoes, for dinner once again! I am going to miss this place!!! We then walked around Downtown Disney a bit more and got one last round of donuts and some souvenirs from the World of Disney. Then we just kind of hung out in the room for awhile before heading to bed. It was another fun day in Disney although Sister and I were feeling a bit of pain every time we say down and stood back up. Getting into the TOT seats was ROUGH! One more day to recap and then our Magical vacation will be at a close
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