10-20 Minutes Drive
The Walt Disney World Resort covers a vast 47 square mile area, just south of Orlando
The Disney World Resort offers offers a wide range of activities, including:
4 Main Theme Parks:
Magic Kingdom – The original Disney park, this is where Mickey and his friends hang out. With the beautiful Cinderella Castle at its heart the park has themed ‘lands’ where you can discover a fun ride, a unique shopping experience or a Disney character at every turn. Tinkerbell starts proceedings after dark for ‘Wishes’, a breathtaking firework specatacular.
Epcot – Disneys ‘Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow’ is dominated by the iconic geosphere (or big ball to you and me). With attractions based on Science and Technology this is the most interesting of Disneys parks. Take a trip around the world in the ‘World Showcase’ to experience the sights, sounds and tastes from around the world. Evening time also brings the stunning ‘Illuminations’ firework show.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – With a behind the scenes look at the magic of Hollywood, this park offers a fun day for everyone from the youngest members of the family, with Playhouse Disney and Ariel, to the oldest at the ‘Great Movie Ride’. Thrill seekers will be happy with the ‘Tower of Terror’ and ‘Rock n Rollercoaster’. Be sure to stay for ‘Fantasmic’ a spectacular nighttime show.
and Animal Kingdom – ‘Natazu’ is the motto here and Disney cleverly offer animal viewing in as natural a setting as possible. With a little Disney magic, the thrilling Expedition Everest, Kali River Rapids and shows including Nemo and The Lion King.
2 Water Parks:
Typhoon Lagoon – the main feature of Typhoon Lagoon is the huge surf wave in the central pool, ride it if you dare! Other attractions at this tropical themed park include wateslides and a shark reef.
and Blizzard Beach – themed around the unlikely idea of a Snowstorm in central Florida, this park is perfect for the whole family, with plenty to keep everyone happy all day.
Plus Golf Courses, Leisure Activities and Downtown Disney – a huge entertainment area with themed Restaurants, Shopping, Entertainment, a Cinema Complex, Bowling and Cirque Du Soleil.