Disney World Family Vacations

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Families Will Love

  • Perfect vacation paradise for families
  • People of all ages can play and learn together
  • Theme parks, water parks & endless entertainment

Disney World Family Vacations Overview

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Brothers Walt and Roy Disney put the "family" in family-friendly travel before it was trendy, opening California's Disneyland in 1955 and then slowly buying up pieces of central Florida land in the sixties. Their goal? To develop Walt's vision of a vacation paradise, a "happy place" where people of all ages can play and learn together. Unfortunately, Walt passed away before his dream was realized; however, his older brother Roy brought Walt's dream to fruition with the opening of Magic Kingdom in 1971. And the vision has grown exponentially from there.

Today, Disney World includes four theme parks, two water parks, more than three dozen resort hotels, 81 holes of golf and two full-service spas, plus the ESPN Wide World of Sports and Downtown Disney -- an outdoor mall of a place with entertainment and dining.

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Brothers Walt and Roy Disney put the "family" in family-friendly travel before it was trendy, opening California's Disneyland in 1955 and then slowly buying up pieces of central Florida land in the sixties. Their goal? To develop Walt's vision of a vacation paradise, a "happy place" where people of all ages can play and learn together. Unfortunately, Walt passed away before his dream was realized; however, his older brother Roy brought Walt's dream to fruition with the opening of Magic Kingdom in 1971. And the vision has grown exponentially from there.

Today, Disney World includes four theme parks, two water parks, more than three dozen resort hotels, 81 holes of golf and two full-service spas, plus the ESPN Wide World of Sports and Downtown Disney -- an outdoor mall of a place with entertainment and dining.

And it doesn't stop there. The "World" continues to reinvent itself offering new attractions, and new ways to experience the parks, like zipping around Epcot by Segway. This quick guide will focus on what's new and fabulous as well as recommendations for old favorites.

Fun Facts: Disney World is not such a small world -- at roughly 40-square-miles, it is about the size of San Francisco or two Manhattan islands. And it's a hungry world too. Each year guests drink and eat more than 75 million Cokes, 10 million hamburgers, and 6 million hot dogs.

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dilettante

03/11/2014

great fun for all ages

My 2 year old loved it even though she couldn't ride many rides. Long lines to meet the princesses were the only real downside. Other than that we love the parade, the shows, the food. ... My 2 year old loved it even though she couldn't ride many rides. Long lines to meet the princesses were the only real downside. Other than that we love the parade, the shows, the food. Read More Read Less

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