Nearby Business Trip, Go Solo?

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Nearby Business Trip, Go Solo?

We haven't been to Disney World in quite some time. There's a chance (unclear how likely) that I'll wind up in Tampa on business in the near future, but DW will not be with me. She thinks I should jaunt over for a day or two since we haven't been able to make time, but I don't think it's worth it. What do you think?

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I would if I could. And you should too. Smile

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Absolutely! I love being in the parks by myself. And you can always bring DW a swell souvenir Smile Besides, you'll get to see the Mickey Power Tower. Always worth a trip!

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I was down there for a job interview once and only had half a day so I spent it at DTD, would have hit a park otherwise, it's very nice on your own.

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How long is the drive from Tampa, does anyone know?

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Is it about an hour?

If I were you I'd at least head to DTD if you're apprehensive about going to the parks. I don't see anything wrong with going to one of the parks by yourself though.

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DTD is an easy option, but I'm not sure I'd go out of my way just to go to DTD. I'd probably need to ride at least SOMETHING. laugh

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dsoup wrote:
DTD is an easy option, but I'm not sure I'd go out of my way just to go to DTD. I'd probably need to ride at least SOMETHING. laugh

If you need something to ride at DTD you really should try the Characters in Flight tethered air balloon, it is a really fantastic ride and well worth the price to ride it, the view is GREAT. Wife and I went up at night and then HAD to go again the next day in the daylight to compare and loved it both times. The wife is not the greatest daredevil when it comes to heights, but she absolutely loved it and we have gone a few more times on subsequent trips.

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Pegosaurus wrote:
Is it about an hour?

If I were you I'd at least head to DTD if you're apprehensive about going to the parks. I don't see anything wrong with going to one of the parks by yourself though.

Yes, about an hour...70 miles or so. WDW is much farther away from Orlando proper (southwest) than people think.

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Yes yes yes..i couldnt be at close and NOT go.

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I'd go for it cdub! awesome Like VL said, Characters in Flight is a great treat!. Scrappy & I have done it several times and loved it. Scrappy is the same way with hieghts but had no problem with this ride. If its breezy though it wont go up.

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Or pop into Disney Quest, pay an exorbitant amount of money, and ride the virtual stuff there! awesome

Seriously, though, I wouldn't be able to stay away either!

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Yes! And then get DW a nice surprise gift or treat from the park to show how much you were thinking of her the whole time! mickey

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mrhub wrote:
I'd go for it cdub! awesome Like VL said, Characters in Flight is a great treat!. Scrappy & I have done it several times and loved it. Scrappy is the same way with hieghts but had no problem with this ride. If its breezy though it wont go up.

I am so anxious to try Characters In Flight....i want to do it so bad.

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When in doubt, go to Disney!

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dsoup wrote:
When in doubt, go to Disney!

Hey, that would be a GREAT bumper sticker!! mickey mickey

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JeffC wrote:
dsoup wrote:
When in doubt, go to Disney!

Hey, that would be a GREAT bumper sticker!! mickey mickey

Love it!

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JeffC wrote:
dsoup wrote:
When in doubt, go to Disney!

Hey, that would be a GREAT bumper sticker!! mickey mickey

Hahaha that is great!

Speaking of bumper stickers..I saw one today that said "Officer..I was speeding because I have to poop". Ew..

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We have a spammer.

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Tony wrote:
We have a spammer.

He is a persistent little &%*#$, He was removed yesterday and he is back today.He'll be gone again before you know it.

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