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Things To Do At Disney World

Dorathy Gass

There is nothing quite like the magical experience a Disney World vacation can offer you and your family. It truly is the trip of a lifetime for parents and children alike. With over 43 square miles to cover, you may not even have enough time to do and see everything this amazing destination has to offer. So, if you are thinking about travelling to Disney World for your next family vacation, below is an overview of activities that need to be plugged into your itinerary.

The Magic Kingdom: One of four theme parks, the Magic Kingdom was the first one built within Disney World, and opened in 1971. A traditional must-see area of this resort, it is divided into five lands (Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, and Adventureland), and contains classic attractions and rides that the entire family can enjoy. Space Mountain still tends to be one of the most popular roller coasters for this theme park, however other attractions include: Splash Mountain, The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Haunted Mansion.

Parades: If you are travelling to Disney World, one thing you will not want to miss are the evening parades that take place; which more often than not, are accompanied by a an incredible fireworks display. Watch your favourite Disney characters strut their stuff, along with fun music, and amazingly crafted floats. Make sure to check with the Disney World information center or their website before heading out; as times, and themes of parades do vary.

Character Experience: Has your little one ever dreamed about meeting their favourite Disney Princess, hero, or character? That dream can become a reality as Disney World offers its guests the experience of a lifetime; the opportunity to share a meal with a Disney character of your choice. Planning is key with this one, as reservations are needed for this specific activity.

Live Shows: Entertainment is the cornerstone of the Disney philosophy, and this is exactly what they provide when guests attend one of the many live shows that are available at the Disney World resort. Whether you decide to attend a family-friendly concert, or a stage production that spotlights your favourite Disney characters; going to live show will surely offer some amazing memories for each and every member of your family.

Fun For Adults: If you have the pleasure of going to Disney World with some babysitters (i.e. grandparents), or perhaps travelling without the kids – there is plenty of adult-focused activities that are offered. Enjoy a nice dinner out (and away from the kids) at Narcoosee’s, California Grille, or Le Cellier, before heading out a Cirque du Soleil show. The Epcot theme park also showcases, “Drinking Around The World”, where adults over the age of 21 can enjoy a drink at each Epcot World Showcase pavilion, from different parts of the world. After enjoying some nightlife, wake up in the morning and get pampered with a variety of spa treatments available at certain hotels located in Disney World. The opportunities are really endless for adults to enjoy their Disney World vacation as well; this destination is not necessarily all about the kids … but certainly for the kids at heart.