Theme & Water Parks
Walt Disney World Resort is home to four theme parks situated across 27,000 acres of property.
All Parks offer a host of incredible attractions, entertainment, and other experiences,
and each boasts its own unique theme and storyline into which Guests become immersed.
Walt Disney World's original theme park where fantasy becomes reality.
Here, you leave the world of today and enter the worlds of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy with classic attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean, Big Thunder Mountain, "it's a small world", Space Mountain, Tomorrowland Speedway, and more. Meet your favorite characters in personal Meet-and-Greet interactions and dine at the Park's many quick-service options or signature dining locations like Be Our Guest Restaurant.
Each night, Happily Ever After brings stories of adventure, ambition, and romance to life as Cinderella Castle bursts into life with a fantastic projection display while fireworks adorn the skies above.
Walt Disney World's second oldest theme park where reality becomes fantastic.
Journey into imaginative, futuristic places throughout Future World or travel around the globe in a single day throughout World Showcase. In Future World, attractions like Spaceship Earth, Living with the Land, Soarin', and Test Track teach educational and inspiring stories about our world and the prospect of a brighter tomorrow in authentic Disney fashion. World Showcase is home to eleven nation pavilions – Canada, Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, America, Japan, Morocco, France, and United Kingdom – where Guests can delight in authentic international cuisine and enjoy unique cultural entertainment experiences.
Each night, World Showcase Lagoon explodes in a mesmerizing pyrotechnic show that teaches us about the importance of harmony in our journey throughout time. And during the Fall of 2021, the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be ongoing. This festival offers small plates and drinks from counties around the world, the "Eat to the Beat" concert series featuring celebrity artists, live culinary demonstrations, and much more.
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Walt Disney World's third theme park where Guests can step right into the middle of their favorite cinematic stories like Toy Story and Star Wars.
This Park is home to Toy Story Land, where Guests shrink down to toy-scale and venture around Andy's backyard. Or they can travel to a galaxy far, far away while visiting Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu throughout the Park's newest land, Galaxy's Edge. Other popular attractions include The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Rock 'n' Roller Coaster – Starring Aerosmith, Muppet Vision 3-D, Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, and more.
Each night, Fantasmic! brings silver-screen Disney classics to life in an incredible live performance featuring mesmerizing water, laser, and pyrotechnic effects.
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World's fourth and newest theme park where Guests celebrate mankind's indelible bond with nature.
Here, Guests become one with nature while going on safari throughout Africa, trekking through forbidden mountain terrain in Asia, or discovering incredible new flora and fauna around the world of Pandora. This Park is home to the iconic Tree of Life and some of Disney's newest and most popular attractions like Avatar: Flight of Passage, Na'vi River Journey, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Expedition Everest, and more.
Conclude your day's trek by celebrating the magic of nature as the Tree of Life explodes into life periodically throughout the evening, each time telling encouraging tales about the natural world.
Disney Water Parks
Two water parks are also available in addition to the four theme parks. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are accessible for separate, but lesser admission cost. Typically, one of the two water parks closes seasonally for refurbishment and may be unavailable during this time of year. Check online or use the My Disney Experience mobile app for the latest operating hours.
Theme Park Transportation
Parking at the theme parks is complimentary for Guests staying at a Disney resort hotel and available for a flat daily rate for all other Guests. A paid parking permit is valid at every theme park for the entire day purchased. Alternatively, all Disney resort hotels offer bus transportation at no cost.
Some resorts have alternate transportation methods for accessing the parks. You can use select resort's access to the Parks rather than pay the standard parking fee to park at the theme park.
Resorts with access to Magic Kingdom besides buses include Disney's Contemporary Resort (walking path, ferry boat, and monorail), Disney's Wilderness Lodge (ferry boat), Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground (ferry boat), Disney's Grand Floridian (ferry boat/monorail), and Disney's Polynesian Village (ferry boat/monorail).
Resorts with access to Epcot and Hollywood Studios besides buses include Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts (walking path/ferry boat) and Boardwalk Resort (walking path/ferry boat). Epcot and Hollywood Studios are also accessible from Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, Art of Animation Resort, Pop Century Resort, and Riviera Resort via Disney Skyliner.
Animal Kingdom is only accessible by bus from all resorts; there are no other complimentary transportation options available to/from this theme park.