Why Neil Patrick Harris Bawled When He Took His Family To Disney World

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The Disney Parks in Orland and Southern California are some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and even famous actors aren't immune to their charms. In fact, Neil Patrick Harris recently revealed that he took a vacation with husband David Burtka and his kids to Disney World, and he had such a nice time while in the Magic Kingdom that he bawled uncontrollably. Don't take it from me, though, here's what he had to say about the trip:

I took a family vacation to Orlando with my husband and our two kids who were then maybe two or three. And we went on Peter Pan's Flight. But the first time we rode it, I just was with my family, at Disney, riding a ride, and I was just bawling. 'Cause I just thought it was an awesome thing. My parents took my brother and I there and so it was fun to relive that through and with their eyes.

Of all of the magical rides in all of the magical parks, Peter Pan's Flight is among the most magic-filled. Although it's neither high-octane or new, the ride takes you on a flying ship over London and then Neverland. It's such a popular ride that it has posted one of the longest wait times this decade, with a posted wait time of 300 minutes. The ride even has a whole enchanting room on the ride that makes you feel as if you are flying among the stars. Neil Patrick Harris wasn't specific about when he cried on Peter Pan's Flight, but if there's a segment of that ride that will make riders start to feel all of the feels, it's probably that one.

As Neil Patrick Harris told People, Disney World is a place his parents took him as a kid, and he was simply overjoyed that he was able to have the same experience as an adult with his own family. Clearly Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are big Disney fans, and even shared a photo a few months ago at Disney's California Adventure Park, which you can take a look at, below.

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Of course, Disney World looks very different these days. There are now four parks, and Disney's Animal Kingdom opened up Avatar's Pandora section last year. In addition, Hollywood Studios is also undergoing a major renovation that will add rides that are Pixar-themed, as well as a whole brand new Star Wars section, complete with a themed hotel. If you'd like to take a look at all of the events and attractions coming in 2018, you can check out our full guide. In the meantime, we'll let you know if NPH ever shares another big Disney memory.

Jessica Rawden
Managing Editor

Reality TV fan with a pinch of Disney fairy dust thrown in. Theme park junkie. If you’ve created a rom-com I’ve probably watched it.