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Old 12-07-2012, 11:00 AM   #91
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Just wanted to say "yay!" I booked the tour for my 10 year old son and myself on Sunday Dec 16th at 1:15. I told him all the details and he was really excited about it. I think it was the coco and the cookie that won him over
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:07 PM   #92
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Well, we were underwhelmed with the tour. We've taken many, mostly at WDW.
The talk was too scripted, the walking too fast..............we spent 15 minutes in DCA.
The mug was a nice surprise, loved the seating for the parade and the pin though.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:14 PM   #93
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Well, we were underwhelmed with the tour. We've taken many, mostly at WDW.
The talk was too scripted, the walking too fast..............we spent 15 minutes in DCA.
The mug was a nice surprise, loved the seating for the parade and the pin though.
At least you got to see the parade. Ours was canceled due to rain.

It was a decent tour, nothing I'd ever find necessary to do again. But I did enjoy the mug of hot chocolate, the gingerbread cookie, samples, and the pin.

EDIT: I should mention I enjoyed the tour overall, but the torrential downpour we found ourselves in was a bit brutal at times, haha. Plus losing out on seeing the Christmas parade was a pretty big bummer... but we figure we'll just have to make another trip around Christmas time to catch it another time.

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Old 12-07-2012, 08:24 PM   #94
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sorry you missed the parade. It was a lot of fun.

We don't find it necessary to do again either. I do want to do the Halloween time one sometime now.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:26 PM   #95
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Sorry you were underwhelmed. The Walk in walt's Footsteps tour is not to be missed. It was amazing.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:33 PM   #96
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We've done that one.........before Walt's apartment was added and it was really good.

We go in Oct, so hope to do the haunted holiday one then.....we'll see.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:07 PM   #97
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We did the tour on the 1st and found it underwhelming. My almost 7 year old didn't like it at all. The parade seats however were amazing and the joy on my girls faces then made it very worth it. Would I do it again, probably not.

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Old 12-07-2012, 09:23 PM   #98
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Well, we were underwhelmed with the tour. We've taken many, mostly at WDW.
The talk was too scripted, the walking too fast..............we spent 15 minutes in DCA.
The mug was a nice surprise, loved the seating for the parade and the pin though.
We weren't impressed either. We didn't think the walk over to DCA was even worth the bother. Yes , the parade seats are great & the mug was a nice surprise. But we agree that tours are much better @ WDW. The holiday your @ WDW takes you behind the scenes to the warehouse. DH asked our guide where all the trees & decorations are stored. Answer: oh, some warehouse I guess. But she admitted she really didn't know for sure.

Getting on Small World & HM without waiting was great. So book for that & the parade seats. Don't expect any real secrets or behind the scenes info if you book this.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:07 AM   #99
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Well I called in on the podcast and basically said the same thing ...Sherry had not heard anything negative so I'm glad it wasn't just me thinking that.... Not that I'm glad it was underwhelming for people actually that sucks but at least I know it wasn't just me that felt it

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Old 12-09-2012, 11:39 PM   #100
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We really liked it! It was worth every penny to my family.
We did it on Dec 1 10:30 tour. Guide was Alyssa. She was great.
Loved all the info, and how special you felt following her around. The treats were very nice, the front of the line VERY helpful for our short 2 day trip, and our seats for the parade- priceless! It was very busy that day and the crowds were very large for the parade. Our seats were literally front row where the parade came out by IASW and we really felt like VIPs.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:51 AM   #101
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How many families or people overall are on the same tour as your family would you say?
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:27 AM   #102
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How many families or people overall are on the same tour as your family would you say?
We did the tour on Christmas day and there were 3 groups...I think each group had 12 - 15 in their group...
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