Did you know? Should you take the ferry or the monorail, always a tough call after you arrive at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC)? A bit of history, after determining that their two steamships were slow and couldn’t keep up with the number of guests at the Magic Kingdom park, WED Enterprises designed double-decker ferry boats modeled after the ones used on Staten Island. They named these the Magic Kingdom I and Magic Kingdom II, cleaver huh? They are better known today as the Admiral Joe Fowler (I) and Richard F Irvine (II). They would later add the Kingdom Queen, to be renamed General Joe Potter. Each of these boats can hold up to 650 guests and takes about 5 minutes to travel the 1 mile across the Seven Seas Lagoon. So next time you have the decision, head over to the ferry boats and enjoy the relaxing ride across the lagoon.