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Walt Disney World has been called the "The Most Magical Place on Earth." We'd certainly agree, but planning a trip to Disney World, especially for the first time, can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many things to see, places to eat, shows to see and so many rides to do. That's the reason we created this guide. In the following pages and other menu options you see above, you'll find a complete guide to Walt Disney World including very specific information that you can only find on this site.
Walt Disney World
The Walt Disney World Resort is located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida near Orlando, and is the flagship of Disney's worldwide theme park empire. This resort attracts visitors from around the globe. It is a truly unique resort and is the most popular destination for families in the world. In addition to the thrilling theme park rides, the resort affords guests the opportunity to explore human innovation, relax and recuperate, enjoy the golf courses and take advantage of the many beaches and spas. It really is an entire world where children and adults can have fun together. There is something for everyone!
The centerpieces of Walt Disney World Resort are the 4 concept parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Then you have Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach; which are the two very popular water parks. Downtown Disney and Disney's Boardwalk, offer intensive buying, dining and entertainment choices.
Most site visitors will uncover more than adequate amount of things to do here. There are so many activities inside the resort like golf, tennis, boating, race car driving, spas, clubs, backstage tours, sporting occasions, etc.
Walt Disney World Resort Map
We have maps of the Walt Disney World Resort including road maps available below. We've also added a Google Maps feature to the site which allows you to quickly look around the entire resort. If you are unfamiliar with Google Maps, it's amazing technology that you might be interested in looking at especially with very interesting locations like Walt Disney World.
We have the web's largest collection of Disney World Videos located at this link: Walt Disney World Videos
When you are trying to decide where to eat at Walt Disney World, it might be more difficult than you think. With more than 100 restaurants operating within Walt Disney World, there are options for everything from quick counter service meals that can help you stay on a budget to high-priced cuisine that would please even the toughtest of food critic. There are 26 full service restaurants in the theme parks alone. Check back soon as we are currently redoing our dining guide which includes information on everything related to Disney Dining. You can already find the most updated dining menus located in the respective theme park guides for all Walt Disney World Restaurants at the bottom of this guide.
Based on the original Disneyland in California, this is first and most popular park of the complex. You can see this with the park having over 17 million visitors annually. This is the park people think of first when they think of Walt Disney World, a place where adventure meets fantasy and history meets the future. The Magic Kingdom has the most kid friendly and where you will find the classic rides beloved by kids of all ages.
Sort of "permanent World's Fair", Epcot is dedicated to both international culture and technological innovation. World Showcase will take you to eleven different countries in one afternoon. You will learn about their culture, architecture, people, etc. Future World will give you insight to human achievements and show us how we can use our imaginations, teach us conservation, and more. Not far from Epcot is Disney's Boardwalk, a collection of restaurants, gift shops, and nightlife that is themed with the 1920's Eastern Seaboard boardwalk.
This park represents the "Hollywood that never was". The attractions here are all based on movies and television. You'll find a nice variety of live shows and attractions based on Disney, Pixar, and Lucasfilm productions. The ESPN Wide World of Sports complex is also nearby.
Animal Kingdom has the feeling of a zoo and a theme park. Animal Kingdom is a very unique park with live animal exhibits along with amusement rides.
Downtown Disney has numerous shops, nightclubs, restaurants, and unique entertainment. Downtown Disney Marketplace has several shopping and eating establishments and is geared towards family. The West Side is home to AMC Theatres, House of Blues, and the exclusive Cirque du Soleil show La Nouba.
Walt Disney World ResortsThere is such a wide range of full service resorts on Walt Disney World property to choose from that you may just overwhelm you! Disney offers shopping, dining, activities, pools, etc. along with their great lodging for you to pick from. Click the following link for a complete listing of Walt Disney World Resorts.
Walt Disney World Resort has four 18 hole golf courses. Their names are the Palm, the Magnolia, Lake Buena Vista and Osprey Ridge. Each golf course ranks from 4 stars to 4 1/2 stars. There is also a nine-hole walking course called Oak Trail. This course is designed for younger generation.
Fantasia Gardens and Winter Summerland are the miniature golf courses within Walt Disney Resort property. Each one contains two separate 18 hole courses for a grand total of 4 courses.
Other Things to Do at Walt Disney World
The Walt Disney World Speedway
The Walt Disney World Speedway, aka "Mickyard", is a true speedway that allows guests to have a very unique racing experience.
Want a fun place to go for shopping, dining and entertaiment - head to BoardWalk.ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
This is a 220-acre sports facility that host about 300 amateur and professional events each year.
We have divided the Walt Disney World restaurants up by location. They are also available as lists in the various theme parks menus.
Magic Kingdom Restaurants
Animal Kingdom Restaurants
Hollywood Studios Restaurants
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