|Selfie at Magic Kingdom|
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October 1, 1971 the world changed for the better. Walt Disney opened the Magic Kingdom providing families from around the world a theme park experience like no other. It blows my mind to think Disney World is only a couple years older than me.
I've been obsessed with Mickey Mouse for as long as I can remember. My second birthday was nothing but Mickey. My family made its first trek to Magic Kingdom when I was in kindergarten. I don't remember much from that trip, but we did take a followup vacation there about four years later that I remember well.
|Honeymoon with Pooh|
When I was a freshman in high school we spent Christmas break in Florida and an entire day at Epcot. I got a Pluto t-shirt as a souvenier. Other than that as a teenager I found the park boring. Ten years later, my wife and I honeymooned at Disney. And as parents, my wife and I (along with my folks) have returned on three separate occasions.
The most recent trip was in October 2014. Here's a highlight reel and blog about that trip.
We are headed back in Spring 2016. The high school marching band that my son is a member of will be marching at Magic Kingdom during spring break. I can't wait to return, even if for a day or two. Believe me when I tell you the Disney "magic" (although pricey) is a real thing.