What makes Walt Disney World Magical? by Dad Inquiring minds want to know Time to turn the tables and let Dad ask a question. I'd love to hear what you think. Comments for Apr 09, 2013 walt disney world magical by: Anonymous All the creativeness their is on the characters and the massive castle. Nov 13, 2012 What Magic is to me. by: Jessi What I believe makes Walt Disney World so magical is the detail that is put into the the parks, the dedication Walt Disney put into the park, even if he was not there for the opening of WDW itself. The smile it puts on children's faces. To see the look on a little girls face when she meets her favorite princess, her hero, the character she looks up to and aspires to be when she grows up. When they look up to the sky during the Wishes Nighttime Spectacular and get lost the the extraordinary phenomenon that Disney World puts on every night to make their guests feel warmth and love,especially if you're a parent looking at your family's face when you, (initially setting aside the fact you just spent $500 on this vacation) that your family is happy and in 'awe' over the way these attractions, shows, and characters make them feel. How everything makes you feel like a 5 year old child running around like Peter Pan with no care in the world. that is what Walt Disney World is about. it is truly " Walt's sand box" Because that is our place to play. Jul 26, 2012 little girl's smile by: Angie To me, what makes WDW so magical is the look on my little girl's face as she sees the castle for the first time! Or the look of wonder as the Fairy Godmother greets her outside and shows her Cinderella's fountain. Or the way she twisted her skirt in her hands so nervously when she met Prince Caspian at DHS. Or the way she hugs Mickey like she will never let him go. It brings tears to my eyes just thinking about it! There truly is no other place like Walt Disney World! May 04, 2011 Magical everything! by: Kim I completely agree with Christina. It's been magical place for me up through my adult years. You get a feeling when you enter the parks of happiness, that everything is right with the world. Now that I am a mom, I get to experience double the magic, not only how I feel but seeing how it makes my daughter feel. I love when you walk into the park you are completely shut off from the outside world.. you can't even see or hear the buses letting people off outside. I love standing on the outside of the Magic Kingdom knowing that they have designed it in such a way that you can't see Cinderella's castle until you pass under the railroad station. What can I say, it really is the happiest place on earth and I can't wait to go back in August! May 03, 2011 It's everything and more. by: Christina R. What makes Disney so magical is, well, everything. In no other place in the world, definitely not another generic theme park, is every single detail so meticulously planned. I'm reading so many books about the hidden magic of Disney, and all of the little hidden mickeys, like the way they only come out when the sun hits it in just the right spot, it's just so perfect. Every ride is wonderful and unique in its own way. I don't remember what I was watching, but they were interviewing one of the imagineers and they pointed out because Walt did not start with the typical theme park idea (rollercoaster, bumper cars, ferris wheel, etc.), he succeeded immediately by setting himself apart from everyone else. And it's true. California Adventure, which did more or less start off with those rides, still needs plenty of money pumped into it to keep popular while the others just usher the guests in. Disney World is truly a world on its own. You escape all the outside troubles and leave everything you thought you knew behind. Belief in 6 feet tall mice is suspended. You know adults line up as much as kids do for autographs. Everyone wants a balloon. Can you ask for much more than that? Disney World welcomes everyone of all shapes, sizes, and walks of life and they all love it. How many parks go out of their way to make seats especially for the handicapped on the rides? Or plus sized "Pooh sized" guests? Walt wanted to make a park that everyone, yes, EVERYONE could enjoy at the same time and he succeeded with flying colors. May 02, 2011 smiles by: G's Mom What makes Disney World special to me is how my family and I seem to just smile from start of the day till the end. Moments that make us realize to stop and smell the roses (or Boardwalk bakery)! Thanks dad for all you do. Love the site! Return to Ask Dad.