Well, it’s going to be hard to top Amy’s! But I’ll share my picks anyway…
Touch – I love the feel of the ‘baby’ plush animals, such as Tigger. So soft! The World of Disney shop in Downtown Disney has plenty! So does Hundred Acre Goods (gift shop following the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction.)
Sight – The Opening Show at the Magic Kingdom! It just builds great excitement to your day! First the Mayor appears and gives his Welcome, then the Main Street dancers come out to sing, then the train comes chugging down the track carrying Mickey and all of his friends. They all get out, Mickey Welcomes everyone and a countdown occurs concluding with fireworks, streamers and confetti! It’s a sight sure to put a smile on anyone’s face – even Grumpy!
Smell – Soarin’ affects 4 of the senses – sight, sound, smell and touch (if you count the feeling the movements and wind). The smells on this ride are my favorite! The orange mist as you fly over the orange groves, and the pine scent as you soar over the forests. Hint: Be sure to ride this earlier in the day if you want to smell the different scents. As the day goes on, the ‘smells’ tend to blend together.
Taste – Any sandwich with homemade chips from Olivia’s Cafe at Old Key West Resort. You might say I’m crazy for suggesting a sandwich – the Turkey Club to be exact. But I hadn’t eaten a sandwich in over 3 years due to being on a gluten-free diet for Celiac disease. The sandwich (served on a gluten-free bun) was fabulous! It tasted ‘normal’ – as many GF breads have a dry texture – this one did not! And the homemade chips were excellent too! Olivia’s Cafe was very accommodating, not crowded, and excellent food!
Sound – I can’t pick just one – so I’m going to cheat and share two. First, the Walt Disney World Railroad train. The “toot” always makes me happy realizing “I’m finally here!” Second, the screams of the Splash Mountain riders that are taking the huge plunge! It makes me laugh, and just builds my excitement even more to ride it.
Well, we’ve each shared with you our Five Favorite Senses at Walt Disney World. Care to share yours with us? Feel free to comment below OR write your own blog post on your Five Favorite Senses, then come back here and leave us your link!