When there are several members of the family, it can make choosing a destination even more difficult, especially where there are people of various ages and with different interests. The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is a perfect choice for families, because there is something to interest guests of every age and interest. Below are just a few of the reasons why the Disney Resort is one of the best choices in the United States for your next family vacation.
Would you rather stay at a beach front resort, a log cabin, a rustic wilderness retreat or a southwest style lodge? When you choose a Disney vacation, you have all of those options and more. You could choose the Animal Kingdom Lodge, where you’ll be in the midst of an African styled wildlife preserve where all manner of animals, including zebras, antelope and Ankole cattle roam free.
The Wilderness Lodge provides the feel of a turn of the century lodge such as would have been found in the Western US national parks at that time. Prefer a beach? Consider Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort where you will have access to a private bay with white sandy beaches, watercraft usage, and more.
There are deluxe resort hotels, moderate resorts and lower priced value hotels. With more than two dozen hotels, cabins, and a campground there are accommodations to suit every visitor to Disney World Resort.
How you plan to spend your time is another big consideration when choosing the spot for your next vacation. Happily, Disney World Resorts can please a variety of people with a wide range of interests. You enjoy our famous theme parks, but some people might enjoy leisure time that is bit more leisurely. Below are a few options for how you can spend time while at Disney World Resorts. Some of these activities are found inside one of the resorts four theme parks, while others are found at various hotel properties within the resort.
- Golf at world renowned golf courses
- Go on a safari
- Hike through nature trails
- Enjoy dinner in a five-star restaurant
- Learn to draw
- Go dancing
- Do some catch and release fishing
- Visit a movie set
- Swim – in the sea or a pool
- Relax in a hot tub
- Get in a workout at a well-equipped fitness center
- See a show
- Watch a fireworks display
- Enjoy a massage or facial at a luxurious, heavenly spa
- Take one of the interesting tours of the ‘behind the scenes’ areas of the parks
- Other special experiences are available – you are only limited by your imagination and your budget
The list goes on and on, but it is easy to see that there is something to interest everyone. Babysitting services are easy to find, so you will be able to partake in some much-needed adults-only time while the kids enjoy fun activities with caring staff members.
For all of the various reasons to visit Disney World Resort, the parks are certainly a big draw. There are four theme parks in the resort.
Magic Kingdom Park
Watch your little princess’ face light up when she sees Cinderella’s Castle for the first time. The whole family will enjoy rubbing elbows with all of your favorite Disney characters, riding on exciting rides, and watching a variety of shows. There is something for everyone at this classic Disney theme park.
A visit to Epcot is like a trip around the world. The World Showcase is a highlight of this theme park. You will be able to visit pavilions of 11 nations where you can enjoy the sights, sounds, and delicious tastes of each. Kid stations, live performers, and artifacts and fabulous food can be found in each pavilion.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park
More than 1500 animals roam in environments made to emulate their natural habitats in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Enjoy a safari, up-close animal encounters, or learn about animals that are no longer with us in the DinoLand exhibit. Kids can learn what it takes to unearth a bone at the dig site, an amazing replica of an archaeological dig sites. You can see the fruit of such labor by visiting Dino-Sue, a replica of the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex that has ever been found.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
The magic of the movies is brought to life in a number of interesting attractions, rides, and shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Step onto the set of American Idol in the American Idol Experience. See real props and costumes from some of your favorite movies, and learn how stunts are made to look like the real thing in action movies.
Beyond The Parks
There are also two water parks, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach, where you can cool off on a hot day – and enjoy water rides that range from mild and relaxing to those that give you a wild and thrilling adventure.
After park hours when the theme parks are closed you can enjoy Disney Springs. This special area offers an amazing array of dining, merchandise, and entertainment experiences. Book tickets for the Cirque du Soleil La Nouba show and be ready to see dazzling circus artistry. Make dining reservations at Fulton’s Crab House or Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant.
Sports fans can visit the EPSN Wide World Of Sports to see everything from amateur athletic competitions to professional baseball spring training.
Another great reason for a Walt Disney World Resort vacation is that there are options to suit every budget. You can stay at a luxury hotel, such as the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. However, if you are working with a smaller budget, there are plenty of lower-priced options as well at the value resort properties.
Choosing all-inclusive vacation packages are one way to save both time and money. You choose the type of hotel (deluxe, moderate or value), and other details and you will be able to pay one price for your entire vacation including:
- Park tickets
*Dining plan packages are available, and there are many options available. Some include all meals as well as snacks; others include one or two meals a day. Be sure to read the details of your package carefully, so that you will know how many meals are included.
Another great thing about an all-inclusive vacation package is that it is much easier to budget than if you were to purchase everything separately. You will be able to make monthly payments on your vacation, making it easier than ever to afford the Walt Disney World Resort vacation of your dreams.
When you contact Disney reservations, either online or on the phone, be sure to ask about special offers and discounts – sometimes you can get a real deal. And they really to make your vacation planning simple.
Fun for All Ages
As mentioned above, Disney World has something for everyone. There is no need to flip a coin to decide which age group gets to choose this year’s vacation. Disney World includes something for everyone.
Book your Walt Disney World Resort vacation today. Your entire family will return with memories that will last a lifetime.