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  • A bronze statue of Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney stands proudly near
Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney
World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

    Magic Kingdom Fact Sheet

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Magic Kingdom, the first Walt Disney World Resort theme park, debuted in 1971 – 16 years after Walt Disney’s first park, Disneyland, opened in Anaheim, Calif.  Magic Kingdom’s blue- and gold-turreted, 18-tower icon, Cinderella Castle, rises 189 feet above the park’s 142 acres. Attractions Similar to Disneyland Park, the park […]

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  • EPCOT'S SHINING ICON - Spaceship Earth is the visual and thematic centerpiece of Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

    Epcot Fact Sheet

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Epcot, the second Walt Disney World Resort theme park, opened Oct. 1, 1982 — 11 years after the Magic Kingdom debuted. The 305-acre park, identified by its iconic Spaceship Earth geodesic sphere, features two distinct areas. Future World is a showcase of discovery filled with new ideas and technology, plus […]

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  • WHAT BIG EARS YOU HAVE!:  One of the iconic structures at Walt Disney World Resort is the "Earffel Tower," which stands tall at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park.  If the giant, mouse-eared structure had a hat, the size would be a whopping 342 & 3/4ths.

    Disney’s Hollywood Studios Fact Sheet

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney’s Hollywood Studios debuted on May 1, 1989 at Walt Disney World Resort to immerse  guests in the glamour of show business 365 days a year with thrilling attractions Broadway-style shows, world-class entertainment and television and radio production facilities. Attractions The park is divided into seven themed lands of attractions: […]

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  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Tree of Life

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Fact Sheet

    The fourth Walt Disney World theme park celebrates one amazing adventure after another with wild animals, exciting attractions, lavish stage shows and lovable characters! Highlights include a runaway train adventure, an authentic African safari, a whirling white-water raft ride, a thrilling race back in time to prehistoric worlds, and two Broadway-style musical stage shows based […]

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  • Walt Disney World Resort's Holiday Services department spends 365
days a year preparing for the holiday season.

    Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World Resort

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Miles of garland, glitter, twinkling lights and ribbon transform Walt Disney World Resort into a winter wonderland during the holiday season.  Here’s a sample of what guests will experience throughout the Vacation Kingdom: 1,300 decorated trees throughout Walt Disney World Resort A wreath 25 feet in diameter adorning the Cirque du […]

    Fact Sheets, Holidays, Walt Disney World Resort

  • STATISTICS  
Walt Disney World Resort is a contiguous, nearly 40-square-mile, world-class entertainment and recreation center featuring four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom); two water adventure parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon); 35 resort hotels (25 owned and operated by Walt Disney World, includes seven Disney Vacation Club resort properties); 63 holes of golf on four courses; two full-service spas; Disney's Wedding Pavilion; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; and Downtown Disney, an entertainment-shopping-dining complex.  Walt Disney World Resort is also included in vacation packages ofDisney Cruise Line.
Located at Lake Buena Vista, Fla., 20 miles southwest of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort opened Oct. 1, 1971.  Open daily, year-round.

    Walt Disney World in Brief

    STATISTICS   Walt Disney World Resort is a contiguous, nearly 40-square-mile, world-class entertainment and recreation destination featuring four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom); two water parks (Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon); 36 resort hotels (26 owned and operated by Walt Disney World, includes eight Disney Vacation Club […]

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  • Characters in Flight Lifts Off

    Downtown Disney Fact Sheet

    The Downtown Disney area is an exciting metropolis of restaurants, theaters and merchandise shops incorporating the Marketplace, Pleasure Island and the West Side. Location:  The 120-acre area borders the south shore of Village Lake at the intersection of Buena Vista Drive and Hotel Plaza Boulevard in the east-central portion of Walt Disney World Resort.  Downtown […]

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  • The spires of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom are part of
the view for guests who stay at Disney's Contemporary Resort.

    Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Fact Sheet

    Magic Kingdom Area Disney’s Contemporary Resort – 655 rooms and suites and a concierge floor in a 14-story deluxe resort. Dining options include California Grill, The Wave…of American Flavors, Contempo Café and Chef Mickey’s, three lounges, two snack bars and room service.  Recreational amenities include water skiing, boat rentals, jogging, volleyball, parasailing, playground and two swimming […]

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  • Delivering the Magic

    Delivering the Magic

    Who can forget Walt Disney’s famous words, “You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world…but it requires people to make the dream a reality.” From the instant a Guest starts planning their Walt Disney World Resort vacation to the moment they begin their return home, the focus is on […]

    Cast Members, Fact Sheets, Walt Disney World Resort

  • Sharing the Magic

    Sharing the Magic

    As a company with nearly 70,000 Disney Cast Members who live and work in Central Florida, Walt Disney World Resort is committed to investing in its local community. Disney is focused on improving the quality of life in Central Florida, with a special interest in helping children and families. Disney contributes to the local community […]

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