Walt Disney World Vacation

Walt Disney World Vacation Travel

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Walt Disney World, Florida!

It's the most magical vacation destination in the world. The Walt Disney World Resort is the place where worries disappear, fun reigns supreme and dreams coming true are the everyday. Four Theme Parks, two Water Parks, themed Resort Hotels, two nighttime entertainment districts, and a state-of-the-art sports complex immerse you in a world filled with exhilarating excitement, fantastical thrills and whimsical wonder.

Meet the world-famous Disney Characters. Ride a magic carpet through Agrabah. Get right in the middle of your favorite toons with outlandish, in-your-face 3-D. Plunge 52 feet down a waterfall. Travel through time, space and under the sea. Golf from dawn until dusk on the courses the pros play. Water-ski on private, pristine lakes. Be dazzled by spectacular, world-class entertainment. Savor delectable dining at award-winning restaurants. The possibilities are virtually endless.

With over 47 square miles of fun and something for everyone, it's no wonder the Walt Disney World Resort is the vacation of dreams. And come true they do...just like magic.

Save Money on the Ultimate Park Hopper Ticket before you leave home! You save money with Disney's Dream Maker package because the cost of the Ultimate Park Hopper Ticket is lower when it's purchased before arriving at the Walt Disney World Resort. Receive admission from check-in until the end of the day of check-out to the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Downtown Disney Pleasure Island, DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park and Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex (valid only on event days; some events require separate admission charge), with the freedom to visit multiple parks and attraction on the same day.

Hotel Recommendations

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Representing an African wildlife reserve in the heart of the majestic African landscape, this deluxe resort has many rooms with balconies overlooking one of three savannas inhabited by grazing animals. 2 full-service restaurants, a lounge, swimming pool, children's pool, arcade, health club and gift shop showcase the beauty and grandeur of Africa.

Disney's Beach Club Resort - Situated on a sparkling 25-acre lake near Disney-MGM Studios and just a short stroll from Epcot, this deluxe resort offers all the splendor of a New England seaside resort. Enjoy a variety of dining options, recreational opportunities, and a mini water park that's sure to be a splash for the entire family!

Disney's Boardwalk Inn - Located at Disney's Boardwalk, along the shores of Crescent Lake, this "seaside" inn features shingled roofs, private courtyards and New England-style garden. Epcot and the Disney-MGM Studios are nearby, while a leisurely stroll along the Boardwalk provides dining, shopping and entertainment that are sure to delight.

Disney's Contemporary Resort - Rising majestically above the nearby Magic Kingdom Park, this resort features a monorail concourse right inside the lobby. Recreation includes a sand beach, fitness center, marina and an expansive pool area with a water slide. Dining includes Chef Mickey's Restaurant and the award-winning California Grill Restaurant.

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa - Lavish decor, immaculate grounds, and gracious service pamper you with uncompromising style. Monorail service from this luxurious hotel provides direct access to the Magic Kingdom Park. Recreational opportunities included two heated swimming pools, a full-service spa and health club, five restaurants, four lounges and 24-hour room service.

Disney's Polynesian Resort - Palm-lined pathways, a white sand beach and a nightly Polynesian luau invoke the feel of an island paradise. Monorail service provides access to the Magic Kingdom Park. Recreation includes two heated swimming pools, a sparkling beach, and a unique children's program, and three restaurants.

Disney's Wilderness Lodge - A luxurious lakeside lodge, inspired by the great American National Parks, includes a massive lobby fireplace and an amazing geyser faithfully shooting water 12 stories high every hour. Recreation includes heated pool with waterfall, sand beach, boat and bike rentals, and Artist Point Restaurant featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine.

Disney's Yacht Club Resort - The sister property of Disney's Beach Club Resort, this deluxe property is situated on a sparkling 25-acre lake near Disney-MGM Studios and just a short stroll from Epcot. Enjoy all the splendor of a New England seaside resort and a variety of dining options and recreational opportunities.

Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort - Five brightly-colored "island" villages surround a sparkling 45-acre lake. Recreation includes a themed pool with a water slide, sand beaches, a marina, bike rentals and a nature trail. With a lively shopping bazaar, food court and table service dining, you can experience all of the fun and flair of the Caribbean at an affordable price.

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Reminiscent of Mexico and the American Southwest, this resort offers guest rooms in a relaxing desert-style setting. Nuevo Latino Cuisine is available at the Maya Grill restaurant and the Pepper Market food court. Recreational facilities include a state-of-the-art health club, swimming pool themed to a modern archaeological "dig," bicycle and boat rentals.

Disney's Port Orleans Resort French Quarter - Two distinct areas combine to give Disney's Port Orleans Resort a special Cajun flair. Relax in the Big Easy atmosphere as intricate railings, cobblestone streets and courtyards of flowers capture the romance and spirit of New Orleans French Quarter. Dine on Creole delicacies, plunge in Doubloon Lagoon and relish the Mardi Gras festive fun.

Disney's Port Orleans Resort Riverside - Two distinct areas combine to give Disney's Port Orleans Resort a special Cajun flair. Return to the elegant and charming days of riverboats and Mark Twain. Courtly pillars, grand staircases and splendid gardens blend with Mississippi-style waterways and Southern hospitality.

Disney's All-Star Movies Resort - Disney's All-Star Movies Resort features icons from your favorite Disney movies - 101 Dalmations, The Mighty Ducks and Fantasia.

Disney's All-Star Music Resort - Disney's All-Star Music Resort features pools shaped like a guitar and a piano, and its five music-themed hotel areas are adorned with a huge juke box and giant instruments.

Disney's All-Star Sports Resort - Disney's All-Star Sports Resort, a have for sports fans, consists of five sports-themed hotel areas - baseball,football, basketball, tennis and surfing.

Disney's Pop Century Resort - From yo-yo's, tinkertoys and computer games, to beatniks, bobby-soxers, and cell phones, you can discover how people lived, played and celebrated in the 20th century. Larger-than-life "time capsules" - filled with memorabilia, artifacts, dances, crazes and fads - allow you to live in and experience the wonder of the last century.

Disney's Boardwalk Villas - The waterfront has never been quite so charming. Located within walking distance to Epcot and a boat ride to Disney-MGM Studios, the Villas recapture all the fun, excitement and timeless appeal of the coastal villages of the 1940s with all the shops, vendors and glittering excitement of the nearby Boardwalk.

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort - These cozy six-person cabins are reminiscent of the log homes from pioneer days past, but with that special Disney touch. The interiors, sprinkled with richly-colored wilderness accents, offer a fully-equipped kitchen, full bathroom, air conditioning, daily housekeeping, TV, VCR, dining room seating for six, plus an outdoor picnic table and grill.

The Villas At Disney's Wilderness Lodge - Themed to the old west national park region, this resort combines the benefits of Disney's "home-away-from-home" style accommodations with the amenities of a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel. Guests can relax and enjoy two heated pools, the Sturdy Branches Healthy Club and all the amenities of Disney's Wilderness Lodge, located right next door.

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa - From its colorful Victorian architecture to the historic influence of horse facing, this idyllic lakeside community recaptures the heyday of upstate New York country retreats of the late-1800's. Rolling hills, fragrant gardens and gurgling springs combine to relax, reconnect and rejuvenate the spirit.

Disney's Old Key West Resort - The flavor of the Florida Keys comes alive in a friendly setting filled with tropical plants and lazy palms. Studio, one- and two-bedroom villas provide the perfect place for an enchanted vacation. Spacious living areas, private balconies, beautiful views, fully-equipped kitchens and kitchenettes...everything to feel right at home.

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort - Located between Epcot and the Disney-MGM Studios, the Walt Disney World Dolphin offers a vast array of resort activities. Enjoy tennis, swimming and more and all the magic and excitement of Walt Disney World just minutes from your door. Kids under 9 eat free with a paying adult.

Walt Disney World Swan Resort - Set next to Epcot and the Disney-MGM Studios, the Walt Disney World Swan provides free water taxi service to both attractions. Enjoy free motorcoach service to all other Walt Disney World Resort areas. Kids under 9 eat free with each paying adult.

Downtown Disney Area

Experience all of the excitement and privileges of a Walt Disney World Resort at a Downtown Disney Area hotel. Ready to venture outside of your hotel? Downtown Disney has three delightful areas with more than 70 shops, restaurants, and clubs.

At Downtown Disney Marketplace, a glimmering lake provides a picturesque setting for shopping, casual dining, and recreation. Magical shops include World of Disney, the world's largest Disney Character merchandise emporium; LEGO Imagination Center, and more. And after all of that browsing, you'll be hungry for dinner at Fulton's Crab House or at Rainforest Cafe. Visit Wolfgang Puck Express or Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop for something quick but yummy.

Downtown Disney Pleasure Island where one ticket allows unlimited visits to many unique clubs: BET Soundstage Club, for R&B and hip-hop music; Mannequins Dance Palace, a new look and new attitude energizes this dance club that comes complete with a revolving dance floor; Pleasure Island Jazz Company, for smooth jazz; Comedy Warehouse, where improv comedy may cause sides to ache from laughing and more!

Haven't hooked you yet? Entertainment is first-rate at Downtown Disney West Side. Live it up at La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil, a blend of circus, art and theater, or try DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park to create your own adventures with state-of-the-art games. Dan Aykroyd's House of Blues, the ultimate cool concert venue, or Virgin Megastore, featuring 300 CD listening stations, round out the West Side's top-notch amusements. Or, just kick back at AMC Pleasure Island 24 Theatres Complex for fine film presentation in an Art Deco setting.

Hotel Recommendations

The Hilton In The Walt Disney World Resort Area - The Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort Area is located in Downtown Disney Area, which features the Walt Disney World Marketplace, Pleasure Island, and West Side. At the hotel, enjoy room service, a mini-bar in the room, and more.

Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa - An official Downtown Disney Resort, the Wyndham Palace is just miles from the Walt Disney World Theme Parks. Enjoy golf on five championship Walt Disney World golf courses, relax at the European-style spa and fitness center, and play and swim on Recreation Island. Kids love the Sunday Disney character breakfast.

Doubletree Guest Suites In The Walt Disney World Resort Area - Stay at the only all-suite, full-service hotel in the Walt Disney World Resort Area. Ideal for families, the spacious two-room suites are located right in the Downtown Disney Resort Area - in walking distance to shopping, dining and nightlife.

Grosvenor Resort In The Walt Disney World Resort Area - The Grosvenor Resort offers easy access to the Disney fun, plus great things to do right on site. Special features include Disney Character Breakfasts three times a week and Murderwatch Mystery Dinner Theatre every Saturday evening. There are also extensive recreational facilities, plus recently renovated guest rooms packed with amenities.

Hotel Royal Plaza In The Walt Disney World Resort Area - The Hotel Royal Plaza is a full-service hotel located just a short stroll from Downtown Disney Marketplace. The hotel offers comfortably appointed spacious rooms, with amenities and one of the best locations for all your vacation dreams.

Holiday Inn In The Walt Disney World Resort Area - Enjoy all the wonder of this Official Downtown Disney Resort Hotel, the only Holiday Inn located in the Downtown Disney Resort Area. Within walking distance to the Downtown Disney Marketplace, Pleasure Island, and West Side.