10 Reasons Walt Disney World Is The Perfect Vacation Destination!

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When many people picture a Walt Disney World vacation, they might only think of a place for kids or a place where long lines and high temperatures are the main feature. This is totally not true! Disney fans know that a vacation at Walt Disney World can be one of the most magical experiences ever and love visiting time and time again to enjoy the magic. Guests on a Disney vacation can enjoy attractions, dining locations, shopping, Disney Resorts, and live entertainment making for an amazing time. In fact, guests who visit Walt Disney World almost always end up returning after learning several reasons why it is the perfect vacation destination! From unforgettable memories to unique experiences, here are ten reasons why Walt Disney World is the prefect vacation destination!


10. There’s Something For Everyone

One of the things that makes Walt Disney World the perfect vacation destination is that there is something for every single guest to love and enjoy. Guests who are looking to experience fine dining can indulge in full service dining locations like California Grill and Le Cellier Steakhouse for unique menus and delicious offerings. Those who are looking to relax can head to spas or spend their days lounging by the pool. Those who are looking to spend time with family can find attractions and experiences for everyone to enjoy together. Finally, those who are looking to let loose can find lots of options for nightlife, especially at Disney Springs. With so many different experiences to have and enjoy, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Walt Disney World.

9. Amazing Resorts

Guests are smart to stay on property at a Disney Resort which allows them to be close to the magic at all times. The best thing about Disney Resorts is that there are over twenty of them and that they are broken down into three different price categories. This allows guests to be able to find the perfect Disney Resort for them while still feeling like they have plenty of options.

8. Classic Attractions

Walt Disney World is full of amazing attractions, but there are some which are classics in the truest sense. These attractions sometimes tend to be overlooked by guests, but experiencing them helps make a Disney vacation amazing! Some classic attractions to not skip are Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover, the Country Bear Jamboree, Impressions de France, the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros, Muppet Vision 3D, the Maharajah Jungle Trek, and the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail.

7. Live Entertainment

Walt Disney World is an amazing vacation destination for guests who enjoy watching live entertainment. Walt Disney World is home to an amazing live performance which retells the classic story of the Disney animated film The Lion King. The Festival of the Lion King can be found in the Harambe Theater in Disney’s Animal Kingdom and combines aerial ballet, fire dancing, acrobatics, music, and familiar faces to make for an incredible show.

6. Wonderful Restaurants

Many guests might think that the theme parks of Walt Disney World only feature chicken fingers, burgers, and fries but they could not be more wrong! Walt Disney World is a foodie’s dream with countless dining options ranging from quick service to fine dining. Guests can enjoy authentic cuisine from around the world in Epcot’s World Showcase, dine in Victorian elegance at Victoria & Albert’s, and dine while meeting characters at restaurants like The Garden Grill Restaurant, Cinderella’s Royal Table, and Chef Mickey’s.


5. Plenty Of Relaxation

While enjoying the four Disney Parks is a lot of fun, Walt Disney World is also home to plenty of relaxation! Guests can visit spas at both Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort, lounge poolside at any of the amazing pools featured in each Disney Resort, and relax in comfort in guest rooms at Disney Resorts.

4. Fireworks

Everyone loves fireworks, and Walt Disney World knows how to put on an amazing fireworks show. Guests in the Magic Kingdom can enjoy Happily Ever After where the sky over Cinderella Castle comes to life with fireworks, Disney music, familiar characters, and a flight by Tinkerbell. Epcot is home to Epcot Forever which combines fireworks, pyrotechnics, laser lights, dancing water, and beautiful music. Fantasmic! can be seen on select nights in Disney’s Hollywood Studios and brings guests into Mickey’s imagination for a battle between good and evil featuring fireworks, pyrotechnics, live acting, special effects, and projected animation. In addition to Fantasmic!, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Fireworks display is also presented at Hollywood Studios. Walt Disney World is host to many special events and parties which feature exclusive fireworks shows for guests to enjoy.

3. Thrilling Attractions

Guests who visit Walt Disney World in search of thrilling attractions will not be disappointed! Space Mountain blasts guests into outer space in near darkness, Avatar Flight of Passage truly makes you feel like you are flying on the back of a banshee, Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run allows you to ride the “fastest hunk of junk” in the galaxy, Mission: SPACE launches guests on a thrilling adventure to space, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror invites guests into the Hollywood Tower Hotel to surrender to an evil elevator, The Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith rockets guests across Downtown Los Angeles and through several inversions to get them to a concert on time, and Expedition Everest puts guests face to face with the fabled Yeti.

2. Unique Shopping

Those who are looking to bring unique souvenirs and keepsakes home are sure to find the perfect gifts and items in Walt Disney World. With plenty of unique shopping locations including the World of Disney, which is the largest Disney Store in the world, guests are sure to find the perfect item for everyone on their list.

1. Lasting Memories

Perhaps the biggest reason that Walt Disney World is the perfect vacation destination is that guests make memories to last a lifetime while there! From enjoy attractions and entertainment to shopping and sitting down in unique restaurants, guests form many memories that will be sure to keep them smiling for years to come.

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.