11 Reasons Walt Disney World Is The Perfect Vacation Destination!

It’s no secret that Walt Disney World is a magical vacation destination that hundreds of thousands of guests choose to visit every year. The amazing location is home to four theme parks, two water parks, Disney Springs shopping and entertainment mecca, and over two dozen unique Disney Resorts. With so much to see and enjoy throughout all of Walt Disney World, part of what makes each vacation amazing is the fact that there is something for every guest to enjoy! From thrilling and classic attractions to decadent dining locations and relaxation at its finest, Walt Disney World has the perfect experience for every member of the family, making it the popular vacation destination it is today. While there are plenty of ways to enjoy Walt Disney World, guests might not know about some of the amazing experiences waiting there for them to help make each trip absolutely magical. Here are eleven reasons why Disney is the perfect vacation destination for every guest!


1. Disney Resorts —

Scattered throughout Walt Disney World are over two dozen Disney Resorts that each boast their own unique theme. Since no two Disney Resorts are alike, there is sure to be the one option that is perfect for each guest. The Disney Resorts are broken down into three price categories with Deluxe being the most expensive, Value having the best deals, and Moderate falling somewhere in the middle. Each Disney Resort, regardless of price option, has its own décor, amenities, recreation, transportation, dining, shopping, entertainment, and more. With so much to love at each location, guests are sure to have one Disney Resort that is perfect for them.

2. Amazing Dining Options —

No two guests have the same palette so it is a good thing that Walt Disney World is home to hundreds of dining locations ranging from snack carts and quick service to fine dining and character meals. Like the Disney Resorts, each restaurant in Walt Disney World features its own unique theme and décor which pairs perfectly with diverse and delicious menu options. Guests who spend time dining in Walt Disney World can enjoy everything from iconic Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bars and hamburgers to seven course fine dining experiences in a signature restaurant and authentic meals from around the world.

3. Thrilling Attractions —

Some guests who visit Walt Disney World are thrill junkies and love to spend their time enjoying the amazing attractions that feature big thrills throughout the four theme parks. The Magic Kingdom is home to its own mountain range that is composed of four attractions that bring guests everywhere from space to the Wild West. Epcot is home to Soarin’ Around the World and Mission: SPACE which bring guests on high flying adventures as well as Test Track Presented by Chevrolet that whips guests around a SIM track. Big thrills can be found in Disney’s Hollywood Studios on The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, Millennium Falcon, and Rise of the Resistance. Over in Disney’s Animal Kingdom jump on Avatar Flight of Passage, Expedition Everest, and Dinosaur for thrills.


4. Classic Attractions —

While Walt Disney World is home to plenty of thrilling attractions to keep the adrenaline junkies satisfied, there are also countless classic attractions that the entire family can enjoy together. Guests who spend time in the parks absolutely love to enjoy classics like It’s A Small World, Peter Pan’s Flight, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Spaceship Earth, Toy Story Mania, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and many more together each day. These classic attractions might not be as thrilling or popular as others, but they are all amazing in their own ways and beloved by many guests.

5. Recreation —

Walt Disney World is filled with plenty of opportunities for guests to enjoy unique and wonderful recreation suited for any pace. Guests can rent speedboats and paddleboats at Disney Resorts situated along bodies of water, enjoy a peaceful horse drawn carriage ride through Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter and Riverside Resorts, swim in the countless elaborate pools at each Disney Resort, enjoy running trails, catch a movie, or try out a round of mini golf. With so many options to choose from, there are countless ways to enjoy the unique recreation offered in Walt Disney World.

6. Disney Springs —

One of the most popular locations in Walt Disney World is Disney Springs- the perfect location for guests looking to enjoy dining, shopping, entertainment, nightlife, and more. The massive location is home to dozens of unique eateries offering up everything from classic Southern options to traditional Mexican as well as nightlife spots featuring elaborate and delicious drink options. Disney Springs is also home to plenty of shopping locations including some that are exclusive to the location and offer merchandise guests can’t find anywhere else. With constant entertainment and lots of wonderful places to enjoy, guests are sure to love Disney Springs.

7. Character Experiences —

Many guests who visit Walt Disney World love to meet characters! While some guests enjoy meeting every character they can, others might enjoy just seeking out Mickey himself or another favorite. Thankfully, guests can enjoy any level of character interaction they would like thanks to specific character meet and greets, special events, entertainment, and character meals.

8. Entertainment —

Walt Disney World is home to some of the best entertainment in the world including live stage shows, parades, nighttime spectaculars, and more. Some of the best entertainment options for guests to enjoy are the Festival of Fantasy Parade in the Magic Kingdom each afternoon and The Festival of the Lion King and Finding Nemo – The Musical which are both located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Special nighttime entertainment that also can’t be missed includes Happily Ever After in the Magic Kingdom, Epcot Forever in Epcot, Fantasmic! and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and the Tree of Life Awakenings in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

9. Shopping —

In addition to the amazing locations found in Disney Springs, there are countless places for guests to shop until they drop in Walt Disney World. Each theme park, water park, and Disney Resort is home to unique shopping locations that offer up exclusive merchandise featuring everything from clothing and toys to accessories and houseware. Some of the most popular shopping locations that feature unique items are the various stores found throughout the World Showcase Pavilions in Epcot.

10. Spas —

Guests who are looking to relax in Walt Disney World can choose from two amazing spas that are sure to help them unwind and fully enjoy their vacation. Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort offers up facials, massages, body treatments, and nail options in an opulent Victorian setting. Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort also offers up similar options in a turn of the century setting designed to whisk guests away to the charms of upstate New York. Both spas offer up the perfect services to help any guests relax while enjoying their vacation.

11. Memories —

One of the best reasons why Walt Disney World is the prefect vacation destination is that each trip is sure to create memories to last a lifetime! Guests who enjoy time in the location experience attractions, entertainment, shopping, dining, recreation, relaxation, character interactions, and much more to create the perfect vacation experience that is sure to leave lasting memories for the whole family to enjoy 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.