Under-Appreciated Attractions

Our Under-Appreciated Attractions at Epcot

Under-Appreciated Attractions

Under-Appreciated Attractions at Epcot

Last week, we shared our most under-appreciated attractions at the Magic Kingdom. Today we continue that look by taking a look at our most under-appreciated attractions at Epcot. Later this week we’ll look at Disney’s Animal Kingdom as well as Disney’s Hollywood Studios with our lists for those parks.

Under-Appreciated Attractions

For Sophie her choice for Epcot as her most under-appreciated attraction is The Seas with Nemo and Friends. This attraction is a great one for many reasons:

  1. First, it is never busy so you don’t need to use a FastPass for it.
  2. On a hot summer day, coming into this pavilion is great to beat the heat.
  3. It’s a nice, slow ride and brings back memories from the movie, and it feels faster than it is.
  4. Also, after your trip, you can enjoy looking at the other sites in the pavilion!
Under-Appreciated Attractions

Cindy chose another attraction that doesn’t have much of a need for a FastPass — Journey into Imagination with Figment! For years, we didn’t really have anything to do with this attraction; for whatever reason, it just wasn’t on our radar when we would go to Epcot. One year, though, we corrected that oversight, and it was like we had seen it for the first time, and it became an instant classic for us. Like Nemo, it doesn’t need a FastPass, it’s often a walk right on type of ride, it’s imaginative, fun, and just a blast for our whole family. Check it out again if you’ve been missing it your past few trips!

under-appreciated attractions

My choice for under-appreciated attraction at Epcot is the singing group Voices of Liberty! Always a wonderful pre-show concert, the Voices of Liberty can be seen at the American Adventure pavilion in the World Showcase. They can be seen and heard before the showing of the American Adventure movie. The a capella music style, patriotic songs, and period costumes, like we see above, really makes this an under-appreciated attraction in my mind.

Where do these attractions stack up with your choices for under-appreciated attractions at Epcot? Let us know in the comments, and thanks for stopping by!

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American Adventure

MB Blue – American Adventure Music!

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Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Blue. Enjoy the ride as we discuss the music at the Disney Parks.

American Adventure

The Voices of Liberty is an Acapella group that plays at the American Adventure.

Music.  Known to soothe the savage beast, music is a part of our nature, part of our culture.  At Walt Disney World, so much of the story is enhanced through the use of music that, in many ways, just hearing a song instantly takes us back to the moment we first experienced it.  In today’s post, I’m taking a look at how the music of the American Adventure draws you in, capturing your heart, your mind, and your spirit, and reminds you of how our great country was formed over the years.

The beauty of the Voices of Liberty is that they sing incredible Americana songs from days gone by, and they do it with such a charm, grace, and excellence that they are known the world over.  We thoroughly enjoy listening to them perform before the American Adventure show begins.

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Voices of Liberty, performing before the American Adventure show.

After each performance, you are welcome to say hi to the members of the group, and even get your picture taken with one of them, like Sophie did a few years back.

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One of the members of Voices of Liberty posing with Sophie.

The Voices of Liberty are a refreshing change from some of the music that you can here on the radio — I enjoy them so much that I even found an album on iTunes of theirs that I purchased and am listening to in the car!  It has such great songs as The Star Spangled Banner, Battle Hymn of the Republic, The Penny / My Country ‘Tis of Thee, and my favorite, Golden Dream.  In fact, I like Golden Dream and The Penny / My Country ‘Tis of Thee so much that here are two YouTube videos I found of Voices of Liberty performing those songs.  I hope you enjoy them!

The music of the American Adventure — in particular, the music of Voices of Liberty — shares so much of what made our country great.  My prayer is that our leaders in Washington, from both sides of the isle, would read this, hear the wonderful music, and remember why they got into politics to begin with, and in doing so, work together to bring our country back to what is once was.

Thank you for joining me today. Your next stop on the Magical Blogorail Loop is my great friend Jenn from Disney Babies Blog.

Here is the map of our Magical Blogorail should you happen to have to make a stop along the way and want to reboard:

1st Stop ~ My Dreams of Disney
2nd Stop ~ Disney Babies Blog
3rd Stop ~ Rolling with the Magic
4th Stop ~ Frontierland Station
Final Stop ~ My Pixie Dust Diary

Voices of Liberty

75 Days: Voices of Liberty

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Voices of Liberty – our choice for #Day75 in our #DisneyWorldCountdown.

Hello everyone, and welcome to #Day75 in our #DisneyWorldCountdown!  Today we are taking a look at what I believe to be one of the most under-appreciated singing shows in all of Walt Disney World — the incredible harmonic sounds of the Voices of Liberty.

This incredible singing group sings a Capella — that is, singing without any instruments at all.  They are brilliant in their ability to do this, and the songs they sing — songs about the American experience — truly bring a patriotic feeling to the main entrance to the American Adventure show.  The Voices of Liberty have also been seen at Disneyland, but they are primarily to be found at Epcot’s World Showcase in the American Adventure pavilion.

For those of you that may not have seen them — or perhaps more appropriately, heard them — here is a YouTube video I found of their rendition of “Let Freedom Ring” — it’s very well done, and well worth the time to listen to it.  I hope you enjoy it!

In addition, the Voices of Liberty also sing Christmas songs during the Christmas season at Epcot, here is one video of their singing of “Joy to the World”

To close us out this day, here are two more pictures of the Voices of Liberty — including one shot after their performance when one of them took a picture with Sophie. Thank you for stopping by today, and I urge you — if you have not heard the Voices of Liberty before, make time the next time you are at Epcot to listen to them. It is absolutely stunning, and you will not be sorry when you hear them!

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One of the singers from the A Capella group Voices of Liberty poses with Sophie

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The Voices of Liberty as they perform before the American Adventure show at Epcot.