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Jen's Disney Bucket List


My first visit to a Disney theme park was when I was just one year old, and I met Mickey for the very first time. Since then I've visited the Disneyland Resort more times than I can remember, Walt Disney World Resort a few times, and Tokyo Disney Resort one magical time. I've also taken a great mother-daughter Disney cruise.

 Below is my Disney Bucket List, what I feel are the top Disney-related things to do all over the world. I have personally done all of the items except those indicated with a *. If you have any suggestions, I'd love to hear them. I hope this list helps you plan your next dream-come-true Disney adventure!

Jen (California, USA)

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Visit a Disney theme park at Christmas time

Visit a Disney theme park on your birthday

Parasail above Walt Disney World

*Explore every Disney theme park...
Disneyland Resort in California (Disneyland; Disney California Adventure)
Walt Disney World Resort in Florida (Magic Kingdom; Epcot; Hollywood Studios; Animal Kingdom)
Tokyo Disney Resort (Tokyo Disneyland; Tokyo DisneySea)
*Disneyland Resort Paris (Disneyland; Walt Disney Studios)
*Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (Hong Kong Disneyland)
*Shanghai Disney Resort (Shanghai Disneyland)

Go on a Disney cruise (Disney Magic, *Disney Wonder, *Disney Dream, *Disney Fantasy, *Disney Wish)

*Have a family reunion at a Disney resort

*Go on an Adventures by Disney vacation

*Spend the night at one of the Signature Suites at the Disneyland Hotel in California: Adventureland, Fairy Tale, Big Thunder, Mickey Mouse Penthouse, or Pirates of the Caribbean

*Stay at Aulani, the Disney Resort & Spa on O'ahu, Hawaii

Go to a Christmas party at a Disney theme park
(eg. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom in Florida)

Dress up in costume and go to an after-hours trick-or-treating party (eg. Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland in California; Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom in Florida)

See a movie at Disney's El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, California

Watch celebrities arrive on the red carpet at a Disney movie premiere

Take someone on their first visit to a Disney theme park

Celebrate New Year's Eve at a Disney theme park

Stay at a Disney Resort hotel

Splash at a Disney water park at Walt Disney World in Florida (Blizzard Beach; Typhoon Lagoon)

Be one of the first people to enter Disneyland or the Magic Kingdom at the daily rope drop

Find a Hidden Mickey without any hints

*Play miniature golf at Walt Disney World (Fantasia Gardens; Winter Summerland)

*Visit the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, California

*Take a behind-the-scenes tour at a Disney park

Disney Bucket List Adventures that Require Some Pixie Dust (i.e. experiences that money can't buy):

*Voice a character in a Disney animated movie or a theme park ride

Be in a parade or show at a Disney theme park

*Spend a night in the Cinderella Castle Suite in the Magic Kingdom

*Spend a night in the Disneyland Dream Suite in Disneyland

*Be a Jungle Cruise skipper for a boat full of people

*Visit the Cinderella Castle Suite in the Magic Kingdom

Dine at Disneyland's Club 33

Tour the Disneyland Dream Suite in Disneyland

Attend a Disney movie premiere

Visit Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California

Go to a private party at a Disney theme park

Ride in the nose cone of a monorail


Jen is also known as J.W. Lynne, a best selling author of eleven novels. Click on any of the titles below to see the book on Amazon!

THE UNKNOWN: Eight kids learn the shocking reason why they were kidnapped.

ABOVE THE SKY: A girl lives in a world where touching her soulmate is forbidden.

: A teen is locked in a bunker to take a simulated trip to the moon.

KID DOCS: An experimental program turns kids into doctors.

WILD ANIMAL SCHOOL: A girl falls in love with a boy at an exotic animal ranch.

WHAT HE DIDN'T TELL ME: A traumatized girl meets a boy with a horrible secret.

IF I TELL: A teen wonders if her father is a serial killer.

Besides reading books and dreaming up stories to write, Jen's favorite activities are singing along to musical theater soundtracks and hiking in California's beautiful parks.

**Jen's books are available on Kindle Unlimited.**