Destination Relaxation: Disney World & The Magic Kingdom

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Children of all ages (and adults, too) will be enchanted, delighted and entertained when they enter the World of Walt Disney. Who among us doesn't remember the anticipation we felt as a child while waiting for the Wonderful World of Disney movie to begin on many a Sunday evening? Times have changed, but the magic of Disney has not.

With all the different attractions, theme parks, restaurants and resorts, Disney has provided everything you need for a relaxing vacation. There are a wide range of places to stay to fit everyone's budget and if you stay at a Disney Resort you won't even need a rental car to visit all of the attractions.

Not Just for Kids!

Disney World Spa
After a day spent at the parks, schedule a spa treatment to help soothe aching muscles and tired feet at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Enjoy a classic Swedish, Sports, customized Aromatherapy Massage or a nurturing Mother To Be Massage. Couples Massage, Reflexology and Shiatsu treatments are also available.

Depending on your child's age, you can hire an in room babysitter or schedule your child to participate in supervised activities while you relax and rejuvenate, or take in the fabulous nightlife and entertainment.

Shopping, Entertainment & Fine Dining

Step back in time to a 1940's Atlantic coastal village and spend the day shopping on Disney's Boardwalk, featuring the best in shopping, fine dining and entertainment.

In addition to the fabulous entertainment you'll find scattered throughout the theme parks, take in the nightlife at Pleasure Island. Spend an evening at the Pleasure Island Jazz Company, Comedy Warehouse or Mannequins Dance Palace, to name a few.
Disney's Boardwalk

Disney World Theme Parks

With four unique and fascinating theme parks, you'll want to spend at least a day at each. Below are some helpful tips to help you enjoy your visit. Please click the links above for details about each park and its attractions.

The Magic Kingdom (Open 9:00AM-7:00, 8:00 or 9:00PM)
Epcot (Open 9:00AM-7:00PM)
Hollywood Studios (Open 9:00AM-7:00 or 7:30PM)
Disney's Animal Kingdom (Open 9:00 AM-5:00PM)

Park hours can vary. Please check hours before visiting the park.

Disney's Space Mountain

Helpful Tips for the Parks

Popular Ride Locations

Space Mountain
Astro Orbiter
ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter

Peter Pan's Flight
Mad Tea Party
Dumbo the Flying Elephant

Liberty Square
The Haunted Mansion
The Hall of Presidents

Splash Mountain
Big Thunder Mountain
Country Bear Jamboree

Jungle Cruise
Pirates of the Caribbean
Swiss Family Treehouse
Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Disney World Map
This is just a partial listing of some of the many rides and attractions at the Magic Kingdom. You'll also want to check out the parade on Main Streeet during the day and the Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks and SpectroMagic Parade at night for a truly fantastic light show.

Your favorite Disney characters can be found throughout the park at many different locations.

Where to Stay

Whether you're looking for a luxurious hotel or a place to park the RV, you'll find something to suit every budget and preference at the Disney World Resorts. For your convenience, we've listed them here according to budget. All resorts have pools, and on site restaurants starting with the Moderately Priced Resorts. Click the links for detailed resort descriptions, pricing and reservation information on the Walt Disney World website.

Value Resorts
Disney's All-Star Movies Resort
Disney's All-Star Music Resort
Disney's All-Star Sports Resort
Deluxe Resorts
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney's Beach Club Resort
Disney's BoardWalk Inn
Disney's Contemporary Resort
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney's Polynesian Resort
Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Disney's Yacht Club Resort
Home Away from Home
NEW! Disney's Beach Club Villas
The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Disney's BoardWalk Villas
Disney's Old Key West Resort
Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Other Deluxe Resorts
Walt Disney World Dolphin
Walt Disney World Swan

Travel Suggestions

Stay at a Disney Resort and take the monorail or shuttlebus to the various parks. Unless you plan on venturing outside of the theme parks, you'll save the expense of a rental car.

Disney's Splash Mountain
Enjoy your stay!