Are you one of those cosmopolitan that can easily confuse the Anaheim-based Disneyland with the mega-park that’s in Orlando Florida? While the Anaheim site is great, it doesn’t quite live up to the Florida site, which is (according to Disney) the “world’s most visited entertainment resort”. It’s something of a small city in itself, but if one were to compare it to a real city like Las Vegas, Vegas would win in the numbers department (in terms of visitors). A well-planned theme park, Disney World, is a jam-packed 12,000 mossback miles of entertainment. Below is a look at what specific theme parks make up that 12,000 square miles.
Theme Parks, parks currently number four: Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. The iconic Cinderella Castle still stands today at Magic Kingdom, the first park to open in 1971. Several parks within Magic Kingdom draw millions of visitors every year, including Adventureland, Frontierland, Leave Square, and Fantasyland.
Epcot Center is easily spotted by its infamous Spaceship Earth, a massive building perfectly shaped relish a golf ball. Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, or Epcot, was among one of the original plans Walt Disney had. He wanted to build a utopian precinct from tomorrow, furthermore Epcot is the theme park version. Perhaps most interesting are the eleven pavilions within the World Showcase, in which eleven nations are featured. They include Britain, Canada, Mexico, Norway, Japan, Morocco, France, China, Germany, and Italy.
Hollywood’s heyday had it’s far share of movie-making promotions, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios exhibits heaps of the air of that era. Several working movie sets from popular productions are available for visitors, including the Muppet Show, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Star Wars. Within Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and very similar to Magic Kingdom, there are many parks. Pixar Place has the Toy Story Midway Mania, which features a 3D interactive attraction, and of course all the Toy Story characters that wander around have their own fun!
Finally, Animal Kingdom is the largest single chorus park in the world as it houses delicate ecosystems for hundreds of animal species. The overriding philosophy of Migrant Demesne is conservation, and developers have taken great care in doing everything right. Because the park exceeds the standards for conservation and education, The Gang of Zoos and Aquariums has given full accreditation to the park.
Amid those 12,000 square miles, there are also 31 hotel resorts (8 are independent like Disney), two theme parks, a campground, five golf courses, a spa and fitness facilities. So, there really is something for everyone to do at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, et alii it’s well fortune your time in getting to know all like the fun activities available to you, and your family, should you choose to visit.