2 Men and The Mouse Episode 53: Romance in Walt Disney World

This week on 2 Men and The Mouse, we're celebrating Valentine's Day with a very special E-Ticket attraction! Kevin and Pete are recounting the most magical romantic locations in all of Walt Disney World, and providing tips for couples everywhere in regards to where they can find true romance withing the walls of Walt Disney World. Plus, the 2 Men each share their respective engagement stories, detailing how they proposed to their wived in front of Cinderella Castle. All this plus news on the Richard Petty Driving Experience, The Tree of Life, The Magic Kingdom Hub and....The Gilmore Girls????

SHOW NOTES

NEWS: Brought to You by Dave Weichert of Magical Travel

 

WORLD WIDE NEWS

Disney Providing Cast Members with Measels Mumps Rabella Vaccines

-          Advice from Florida Health Department

-          “While there have been no confirmed measles cased in Florida residents, we have seen confirmed cases in visitors, some of who were evaluated by Florida healthcare Providers but not tested or diagnosed.”

-          Happened in DL

Richard Petty Driving Experience Closing

-          Parking

-          Rumored second entrance to MK

-          Late June

-          Since 1997

-          Parking at TTC issue since New Fantasyland

 

MAGIC KINGDOM NEWS

Big Thunder Mtn. Railroad Refurb Pushed Back

-          Originally March 4-7 now April 27-May 1

Permits Filed for Adventureland Veranda Restaurant

-          Rumored for some years, opened opening day ceased operations in 1994

-          Currently used for characters

-          No plans announced yet

Tomorrowland Arcade Permanantly Closed

-          Feb 9 was final day

-          Located Outside Space Mtn

-          Speculated to be in response to Florida law banning internet cafes which can also be applied to video game arcades that dispense prizes behind the decision

-          More prize dispensing locations are expected to close.

Some Hub walls are Down

-          Lovely bridge

-          New Gardens

 

DAK NEWS

Tree of Life gets new roots and Animal Carvings

-          Goats, Deer

-          Part of central hub walkway expansion.

-          Gardens reduced for more walkway space

-          Roots separate guests from remains of the garden

 

E-Ticket Attraction: Romance in Walt Disney World

Wishes, the Definition of Disney Romance

Wishes, the Definition of Disney Romance

Romantic Locations:

DAK: Finding Nemo the Musical, Eateries

DHS: Sci Fi Dine In, Fantasmic, Great Movie Ride

EPCOT: World Showcase Eateries, Fountains, Illuminations

MK: Cinderella Castle, Fantasyland, Night Time Activities, Cinderella's Royal Table, Crystal Palace, Wishes

Outside the Parks: Hore Drawn Carriage, California Grill, Ohana, Victoria and Alberts, Hammock on the Beach, Tandem Bike Ride