picturesque Rivers of America is the land of frontier America --
the old west with its boardwalks, brass-railed saloon and forest
forts. The tallest peak in the Magic Kingdom, Splash Mountain,
features a log-flume ride with one of the world's longest flume
drops -- a five-story, 47-degree descent reaching speeds of
nearly 40 mph.
The attraction plunges
guests into the Disney classic, "Song of the South." Big Thunder
Mountain Railroad takes guests for a wild ride on a runaway mine train.
Young frontiersmen may also try their hand in Frontierland Shooting Gallery
where fast-moving targets abound. Here, too, is the zaniest troupe of
singing bears ever assembled, in the Country Bear Jamboree.
old-time music with a foot-stompin' beat. Just across the river is Tom
Sawyer Island where Injun Joe's Cave, the Magnetic Mystery Mine and old
Fort Sam Clemens await exploration. Visitors reach the island by log