10 Things That Walt Disney World Fans Google

Let’s face it, a Walt Disney World vacation is a magical thing from the first glimpse of Cinderella Castle to the final “see you real soon.” While on vacation guests have an amazing time enjoying attractions, entertainment, dining, and shopping at the four theme parks, two water parks, Disney Resorts, and Disney Springs. Before guests go on a Disney vacation, they are super excited and spend their time planning and anticipating the fun that is to come. Post Disney vacation guests might find themselves in a bittersweet place both missing their vacation but remembering it fondly. Both before and after Disney vacations, guests might find themselves Googling some pretty odd things which make perfect sense to Disney fans. From weird information to things that will help them feel as though they are actually in the parks, Disney fans look up some strange stuff from time to time. Here are ten things that Disney fans Google!


10. Park Hours

Guests who are sitting at home either before or after their Disney vacations might find themselves looking up specific park hours. Guests can look up hours for that particular day out of curiosity or maybe look up park hours for a day that they will be in Walt Disney World so that they can more efficiently make plans ahead of time. Either way, plenty of Disney guests look up park hours!

9. Wait Times

Guests who are dreaming of a Walt Disney World vacation might often end up Googling wait times for attractions throughout the four parks. By learning how long the wait times are, guests can imagine just how crowded the parks are and accurately picture themselves wandering through walkways headed for their favorite attractions.

8. Attraction Details

Sometimes guests might have a random thought where they wonder what the fastest or tallest attraction in Walt Disney World is. By looking up specifics about various Disney attractions, guests end up learning about the history and mechanics behind the experiences and building a whole new appreciation for them. For the record: the fastest attraction in Walt Disney World is Test Track and the tallest is The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

7. Google Maps

Sometimes guests find themselves wondering just what the parks look like from above or where certain things are located in them. By Googling a map of the Walt Disney World property, guests can pull up beautiful aerial views of their favorite parks and attractions and enjoy them from a whole new vantage point. In addition, checking out the property from above gives guests an appreciation of its size and the size of many of the attraction’s massive show buildings.

6. Opening and Closing Dates

Occasionally guests might be missing an attraction which has been closed or find themselves wondering when a newer attraction opened its doors. A simply Google search can provide guests with plenty of information of past and current attractions including opening and closing dates. Looking up extinct attractions like this is a great way to remember the missing experiences like Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride and Snow White’s Scary Adventures.


5. Background Music

Guests who find themselves looking for a little Disney magic in their everyday lives often end up looking up Disney music to listen to. From music from specific attractions to background music, Disney fans can find lots of different options simply by running a quick Google search.

4. YouTube Videos

In addition to Disney music, guests can also check out YouTube to find some amazing videos which can make them feel as though they are really in the parks. From sitting in the front row on a favorite attraction to walking through the Magic Kingdom, there are plenty of amazing Disney videos that fans can find by Googling.

3. Other Guests’ Photos

A great way to get inspired for photography while in Walt Disney World or to simply notice some beautiful details that might have been overlooked before is by checking out other guests’ photos. Guests can google photos from Walt Disney World and also find an amazing community of fans who share their unique work and perspectives on Instagram.

2. What Time Is Happily Ever After?

No night is as magical as one that features a showing of Happily Ever After – Magic Kingdom’s Fireworks show. Guests who are looking forward to a Disney vacation or missing being in the parks can easily find themselves wondering what time Happily Ever After is that night and then end up watching a YouTube video or live broadcast of it!

1. The Best Times To Visit

A useful search that many guests run while planning any Walt Disney World vacation is when the best times to visit are. Some times of the year feature special events that guests might want to experience and other times might have very few crowds which might be what some guests are looking to enjoy. No matter what time is best for them, guests who look up what the best times to visit are are sure to find the perfect answers!

About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane first started visiting Walt Disney World when she was two years old, and despite spending most of that trip quarantined with the chicken pox she managed to fall in love with the place. Visiting WDW every year since, she especially loves learning all about the history and small details of the parks and eating/drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival each fall. When she's not in Disney, Caitlin lives in New York and spends her time counting down the days to her next trip.