Liberty Square is Disney’s version of old time America. This old fashion square is a distinct replica of the colonial era. Not only is this landmark historical, it’s functional. There are many shops and stores to meander about. Many people find there way here and many people love it so much they find there way back every year! Liberty square houses many different attractions such as, Rivers of America, Hunted Mansion, and the Hall of the Presidents. As you walk through the streets and admire the brick covered buildings you begin to realize how authentic this place really is. Walt Disney was a true American man and his dreams and values are very apparent thru-out this historic land. Liberty square is the best place in Disney to absorb true American history. The days of Paul revere may be long gone but you can still witness what it was like when the past was the present.
Haunted Mansion: the Haunted Mansion is Liberty Square's prime attraction. Settled in the northern western corner of Liberty Square, the Haunted Mansion is a must see in Magic Kingdom. This multi-million dollar ride boosts millions of visitors yearly. The most famous part of this ride are the ghosts. Hop on one of the doom buggies and get a glimpse of the inside of the possessed mansion. One thing to remember is to avoid the hitch hiking ghosts. Watch as ghosts appear to be dancing in the ballroom and listen to the sounds of the dead as the place comes alive!
Liberty Square Riverboat: On this 17 minute cruise you will explore the “Rivers of America”. Not only is this ride relaxing, it’s very informational too. You will cruise about 0.5 miles around Tom Sawyer Island. The steamboat, called the Liberty Belle, departs all through out the day. Giving tours day and night, this steam powered paddle wheel boat has a lot to offer. Some evenings a band will be playing on the boat to help you unwind from the hustle and bustle of the Magic Kingdom streets.
Hall of Presidents: Inside of this museum-like ride, you will get up close and personal with all of the past American presidents. You can watch as animatronic versions of our presidents sing and tell stores of our turbulent American past. There is a video that plays at the beginning of the ride. This video is a story of United States history and tells of heroics that made America what it is today. All of America’s accomplishments are noted in this 24 minute film. The film is topped off with a speech from our current president George W. Bush. Even if history is not your slice of pie, you will still find pieces of American history that will thrill you!
Liberty Tree Tavern: Here at the Liberty Tree Tavern you can experience the feel of fine dining for an excellent price. You get all the benefits of a nice restaurant but the laid back atmosphere of a New England Eatery. When you and your family have had a long day at the Magic Kingdom, the Liberty Tree Tavern is the perfect place for a replenishing meal. They even offer all you can eat character dining after 4pm on most days.
Columbian Harbor House: This classic old time eatery has all of your favorites. You can grab a fried fish sandwich or even an oak grilled burger. Also on the menu are fish and chicken baskets, thick homemade chili, clam chowder, and many more of your favorites. This is a counter service station.
Sleepy Hollow: This is the spot to grab a quick bite. If you’re starving, but you don’t feel like sitting down and waiting for a meal, Sleepy Hollow is the place to be. You can choose from a selection of fruit cobblers, cappuccinos, and an array of snacks.
Heritage House: This store has everything from the revolution era. You can find Flags, T-shirts and lots of historic replicas. Here you can also find metal plates that were made by real modern day blacksmiths. This store has several little trinkets to take home and show off!
Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe: When you visit Central Florida you may not instantly think of Christmas, but at this one of a kind shop in Liberty Square you and your whole family will treasure. Christmas may only come once a year, but here at the Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe the Christmas cheer never fades!
Liberty Square Portrait Gallery: Have a silhouette drawing made of you and your family. This is a neat experience that is far from the norm. Most visitors get an 8”X11” but you can get a life size silhouette portrait sent to your house so it will be there when you arrive at your home!
Yankee Trader: This shop takes a different approach on retail. Here you can find very unique kitchen utensils. The quality ranges from high end kitchenware to affordable pots and pans. The Yankee Trader has lots of useful creations that you could only expect from Disney.