How 1 Guy Rode All 48 Rides at Walt Disney World in a Single Calendar Day

Marty King
Aug 30, 2018 · 22 min read

The refurbishment controversy of 2018

July 2: The Parkeology guys break every one’s heart

The short section about all the other awesome challengers

July 25: Most teams went Hollywood Studios→Magic Kingdom→Animal Kingdom→Epcot→Magic Kingdom

The much, much longer section about me

0.7 seconds before my hat and sunglasses flew off and died
Ready to go at Hollywood Studios
First ride tweet, generated with app written by monorailcoral
Alien Swirling Saucers and Toy Story Mania with KTP
Waiting for, then riding, Rock ’N’ Roller Coaster, but without Aerosmith
Fire truck at capacity, and on the next MSV
Dumbo, Barnstormer, Little Mermaid, and Teacups
Pirates of the Caribbean, FP1, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
12 minutes between the train I just missed and the train I rode, ugh.
Carrousel, Peter Pan, Small World, and Haunted Mansion, plus the first tap/grab/modify Fastpass
PeopleMover, the FP that saved the day, Tomorrowland Speedway
Bruise, Poohs, and Snooze: Space Mountain, Winnie the Pooh, and the Carousel of Progress
Na’vi River Journey, Wildlife Express Train
Kilimanjaro Safari, Rhinos, and a FP I would never use
A Frozen FP, Living With the Land, Figment, and Nemo. Not pictured: a terrible photo in Soarin.
Literally no one in the Single Rider line for Test Track
Dogs in Frozen, Ducks in Mexico, but no Pigs in (Mission) Space
[Placeholder for obligatory “Thank the Phoenicians” joke]
Primeval Whirl (not as bad as everyone says!), Triceratops Spin
Reposting Dinosaur while on Triceratops Spin: always use timestamps on your photos!
Left: How has it been only 9 minutes since Triceratops Spin? Right: I hold on while Kayla, as promised, is not scared.
Ghosts from Haunted Mansion join me on Kali River
In line for FOP with Reagan
Animal Kingdom complete!
Feel free to sing along

VikkiMouse321 in the Wall Street Journal!

TL; DR: 1 Day, 48 Rides

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