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 …
A team of more than 750 horticultural professionals at the 47-square-mile Walt Disney World Resort direct a landscape “show” that includes more than 7 million trees, shrubs and flowers that are part of the entertainment at the Vacation Kingdom.
Mexico is represented by one of Epcot’s dominant landmarks, a huge building like a Mayan or Aztec pyramid overlooking the eastern shore of World Showcase. Inside the Mexico pavilion, Walt Disney World visitors find a moonlit plaza surrounded by tile-roofed shops, one of Mexico City’s most famous restaurants and a memorable boat cruise down El Rio del Tiempo.
Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two
in the intimate setting of a private boat, or a huge dinner buffet
hosted by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, the restaurants at Disney’s
Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort
provide an atmosphere and menu to satisfy any appetite.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Walt Disney World guests are being treated to a new view of Mexico courtesy of Donald Duck and two of his longtime amigos. “Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros” debuts at Epcot’s Mexico pavilion (replacing “El Rio Del Tiempo”) with a storyline and film featuring Donald Duck, Jos
From the 15th floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, California Grill has been, literally and figuratively, at the top since its opening in May 1995.
It’s a ‘Toy de Force’ LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There’s an exciting way for Walt Disney World guests to choose their Star Wars destiny — be it Jedi or Sith — and live their adventure inspired by a galaxy far, far away. Located at the Once Upon a Toy store at Downtown Disney Marketplace …
In 2009, 34 organizations received $700,000 through Disney’s Helping Kids Shine Grants. To date, more than $10 million has been awarded to deserving non-profit agencies in Central Florida. Over the past 16 years, Walt Disney World Resort has raised more than $3.45 million for Junior Achievement of Central Florida. In 2009, Walt Disney …
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.,Oct. 11, 2006 - As part of the celebration, Disney christened their newly designed Disney Harvest truck. The truck delivers food to 48 agencies each week and feeds over 1,000 children in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. Last year the program served over 562,000 pounds of food. Excess prepared food from locations …