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Old 10-09-2013, 07:08 AM   #1
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Default Will We Survive?: trip report

Who: Sherry (me), Kenneth, Jaime (my sister), Buzz, and Dakota

When: October 9 - October 13

Where: Pop Century and Best Friends Pet Resort

It's us again! This trip will not involve Disney parks. We will be going to Universal Studios, including one night of the Halloween Horror Nights event. You might be wondering why we're staying at Pop, if we're not doing Disney. One reason is because Buzz and Dakota will be boarding at Best Friends - we want to be close, to visit with them. Another reason is because we enjoy being on Disney property. There are several places on property that we want to eat at. We were too late to book a room using points, and there was a fall special to get into Pop Century pretty cheap - so, we took it! The downside will be the sleeping situation. I read that there are two double beds in the rooms. Kenneth and I are used to sleeping in a king bed at home. Considering that the pups sleep with us at home, and try to push us out of bed, maybe we normally get about as much room as a double anyways.

We hit the road at about 4:00 this morning, to avoid rush hour traffic heading towards Atlanta. We stopped at Krispy Kreme for doughnuts and McDonalds for coffee.

So, the question is: Will we survive the horrors at Universal? And will we survive four nights at Pop Century? Stay tuned to find out!
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:06 AM   #2
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I like to mix the Universal Studios and Disney but I'm not sure I could stay at Disney and only do Universal parks. I think I would have to drop in to the MK at least half a day if I was there.
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I like to mix the Universal Studios and Disney but I'm not sure I could stay at Disney and only do Universal parks. I think I would have to drop in to the MK at least half a day if I was there.

Maybe even two half days!
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Oh I'm looking forward to hearing about Universal Horror nights. I feel blasphemes about speaking out against Tim Hortons being Canadian and all, but McDonalds has really good coffee.
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I like to mix the Universal Studios and Disney but I'm not sure I could stay at Disney and only do Universal parks. I think I would have to drop in to the MK at least half a day if I was there.
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Maybe even two half days!
Our annual pass for Disney expired in September, but our Universal pass is still good. It's okay, though - we got four trips out of our Disney pass! We just got back from Disney about a month ago.

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Oh I'm looking forward to hearing about Universal Horror nights. I feel blasphemes about speaking out against Tim Hortons being Canadian and all, but McDonalds has really good coffee.
Their coffee is pretty good - I got the pumpkin spice latte. I think I would have preferred a mocha, after tasting the pumpkin.
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:13 AM   #6
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Safe travels!! Have fun!
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:59 AM   #8
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Here's how the pups handle the long ride to Florida:



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Sheery and family are back with more fun. I love reading your TRs. Hope you ave a safe trip down and have a great Disney / US trip. Looking forward to it.
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I am soooo signing up for this TR!!

Have a safe trip!
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