Everything in ‘Walt Disney World Resort’

  • Amidst a Mediterranean village set, a professional stunt driver takes flight during a performance of "Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show."

    From Test Track to Tomorrowland – Walt Disney “Wheels” Attractions Roll out the Fun for Vacation Kingdom Guests

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Gear-spinning good times roll 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 car […]

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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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    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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  • Fast Facts: Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings

    Traditionally recognized as a top-ranked wedding and honeymoon destination, Walt Disney World Resort currently hosts more than 1,000 couples tying the knot each year. Beyond Disney’s Wedding Pavilion, nuptials at Walt Disney World Resort also take place in outdoor garden settings, gazebos and courtyards, as well as indoor resort locations. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & […]

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  • Couples enjoy picturesque beauty along the beaches of Disney's
Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Disney’s Escape Wedding Collection Made Just For Two to Say ‘I Do!’

    Couples looking to put an extra touch of magic and romance into their wedding vows can make that dream come true at Walt Disney World Resort. Disney’s Intimate Weddings package is ideal for lovebirds looking to stage a simple but memorable wedding or vow renewal. The special getaway includes: onsite wedding coordination, officiant services, flowers for the bride and groom, solo musician during the ceremony and cake cutting, Disney wedding certificate, four-hour limousine service, wedding cake and champagne toast.

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  • Walt Disney World Resort Landscape Facts

    Total acreage of Walt Disney World Resort: 25,000 That’s equal to 40 square miles, or twice the size of Manhattan island. Total acreage devoted to maintained landscapes and gardens: 4,200 The gardens of Walt Disney World Resort represent everything from a dry desert to a tropicalrain forest. Number of roses planted in the landscape: Nearly […]

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