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    Crazy Touring Plan - All Parks, No Entry

    So, I have a solo day to start off our next trip. My wife has a Conference on Monday, 6/21. I have my own conference on Tuesday/Wednesday, and we are staying at PO-French Quarter from the 23rd to the 26th after our conference is over.

    I had the option of spending a short day in the park(s) that Monday by myself, but I need to be at a conference function early evening that day. I heard a podcast that inspired me to make a Touring Plan to get the "essence" of WDW without actually entering the parks. My thoughts:

    Park early (or get a ride) at the TTC.
    Walk to the Poly and get breakfast at Kona.
    Take the Ferry over to the MK in time for park opening. Watch the "Good Morning" show (from outside the park) and take in the atmosphere.
    Take Monorail over to TTC, then take the Monorail over to Epcot.
    Hang out to take in the atmosphere, listen to park entrance music, do some people watching.
    Grab a bus over to the studios. Soak in that atmosphere, study some structures, watch some more people.
    Stroll along the river to the Beach Club. Hit Beaches and Creme for Lunch and/or snack.
    Grab a bus at the Boardwalk to the AK.
    Have a mid-afternoon cocktail at the Rainforest Cafe.
    Take the bus over to the TTC. Time for my conference session at 4pm.

    Stupid idea? Crazy idea? Great idea? A little bit of all three?

    Have any suggestions? Roadblocks? Better ideas?
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    Re: Crazy Touring Plan - All Parks, No Entry

    It actually sounds fun and depressing. Looking at all those entrances and not going in would be torture for me. Well the cocktail sounded good.

    I've had the same circumstance with conferences in Orlando. My family plays and I pay for a multi-day and only go in a few hours in the evening to join them. (then we stayed another week for me).

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    Re: Crazy Touring Plan - All Parks, No Entry

    Yeah, one other option is to take the boat over to Ft. Wilderness and hang out for a while.
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    Re: Crazy Touring Plan - All Parks, No Entry

    It never occurred to me to do that. I could wander there for hours.

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    Re: Crazy Touring Plan - All Parks, No Entry

    I agree with HauntedGabe. It's like giving an ice cream cone to a kid and telling him not to eat it. LOL.
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    Re: Crazy Touring Plan - All Parks, No Entry

    You guys are right (of course). I just bought an Annual Pass, so it's no longer an issue!
    Have you seen my dad? Would you page him for me?


    Next Family trip = April 16 - April 23, 2011, staying in an All Star Vacation Home!

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