Everything in ‘Walt Disney World Resort’

  • Fun with Little Ones on Dumbo the Flying Elephant

    Walt Disney World Resort for Families with Preschoolers: Fun with Little Ones

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – From first words to first steps to the first day of school, there are so many special “firsts” for families with little ones to experience. Here are some Disney highlights for guests traveling with little ones that are sure to add to the many “firsts” in their preschoolers’ lives: Resorts […]

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  • WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR: Trails left by space shuttle Discovery are seen April 5, 2010 over Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The pre-dawn launch with the crew of STS-131 occurred at 6:21 a.m. EDT in nearby Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    12 Quiet Corners of Walt Disney World Theme Parks Let Guests Relax, Meditate, Smell the Roses

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – You can take a safari ride on the wild side across an African savanna, battle space aliens with a laser gun, “hang glide” over Yosemite National Park and narrowly escape Darth Vader’s wrath — all during action-packed visits to Walt Disney World theme parks. And if you need a place […]

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  • A PIRATE'S JOURNEY -- Donning pirate garb, kids venture on foot and by sea in search of buried treasure during Disney

    Extra-Special “Kid Stuff” at Walt Disney World Resort

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Extra-special adventures await toddlers, preschoolers, preteens and teens alike at Walt Disney World Resort. Kids can sing along with Chip ‘n’ Dale around a campfire, stay up all night playing video games or splash around at a water park — all without ever leaving Walt Disney World Resort. Even that […]

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  • Walt Disney “Wheels” – Resort Steers Guests to High-Octane, Gear-Spinning Good Times

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Gear-spinning good times get rolling at Walt Disney World Resort, where car lovers can experience auto-themed attractions and shows, climb behind the wheel for a high-octane thrill ride and even settle back for a meal in a setting reminiscent of a time when families watched motion pictures from a cozy […]

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  • The charm and flavor of the 1930s Mid-Atlantic coast is recaptured at Disney's BoardWalk, a waterfront village combining an exciting entertainment district with Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Disney's BoardWalk Villas.

    For a Different Pace, Head on Down to Disney’s BoardWalk

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney’s BoardWalk revives and energizes the mid-Atlantic waterfront villages of the 1940s.  As Walt Disney World Resort guests walk along the lively waterfront promenade, they can stroll into the shops and enjoy the unusual vendors, or dine at one of three restaurants or experience entertainment found nowhere else, like the […]

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  • Happiest Celebration on Earth!

    Walt Disney World Resort World History Digest

    MILESTONES Early 1960s After Disneyland opens in 1955, Walt Disney is approached many times to build another park.  Offers of free land come from inside and outside the United States.  Disney begins developing attractions for the 1964 New York World’s Fair:  General Electric’s “Carousel of Progress,” Ford’s Magic Skyway,” Pepsi-Cola’s “It’s a Small World” and […]

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  • Fun Facts: Best Friends Pet Care Resort

     A Tail-Wagging Welcome: Pluto welcomes dogs, cats, pot-bellied pigs and pocket pets such as hamsters and guinea pigs to the 27,000-square-foot Best Friends Pet Care Resort at Walt Disney World Resort. Lap of Luxury: Up to 270 dogs of all breeds and sizes can curl up comfortably in standard and luxury indoor-outdoor suites.  The truly pampered pooch may […]

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  • Audiences engage in live, unrehearsed conversations with Crush, the
animated sea turtle from the Disney presentation of Pixar's
"Finding Nemo."

    Immersive Experiences Starring YOU at Walt Disney World Resort

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Whether hula dancing, singing, learning the wily tricks of Caribbean pirates or Star Wars Jedi, Walt Disney World Resort guests discover a realm of magic and enchantment where they are not only dazzled and entertained, but may also have a chance to be part of the show. Here’s a rundown […]

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  • Audio-Animatronics Timeline

      Early 1950s Walt Disney purchases a mechanical bird while vacationing in Europe. The souvenir becomes the inspiration for Audio-Animatronics technology. 1951 Work begins on “Project Little Man.”  Roger Broggie and Wathel Rogers, pioneers in Audio-Animatronicstechnology, create a miniature figure that is programmed with cams, cables and tubes to mimic tap-dancing routines performed by the […]

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  • Walt Disney World Fun Facts

    It’s Not a Small World, After All . . . Covering nearly 39 square miles, Walt Disney World Resort is about the size of San Francisco or two Manhattan islands. Of the nearly 25,000 acres, a third is designated as a wilderness preserve. A Cast of Thousands . . . more than 58,000 to be more precise. That’s how […]

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