Walt Disney World Theme Park in Orlando, Florida is big! It’s so massive it’s divided into 4 superb parks- Epcot, Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. You will get tickets to go to one particular theme park or you’ll be able to select Park Hopper tickets that can will let you go to a number of parks on the identical day. Our youngsters are 12 and 14 and we allow them to select which park they needed to go to on our day journey and so they selected Walt Disney World Epcot. They’d beforehand been to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and cherished it however they at all times wish to attempt new issues. After our household journey to Walt Disney World Epcot the place we spent about 12 hours exploring, I might sum it up by saying that Epcot is loads like a visit around the globe with some enjoyable rides included!

Disclosure: I used to be offered two complimentary Media Passes with a purpose to assist facilitate our go to.

What To Count on At Walt Disney World Epcot

Epcot is fairly big and it could actually maintain you busy exploring all day lengthy however it’s doable to really feel such as you did most issues in someday if maintain transferring. I recommend you make use of the Disney App as a result of it permits you to see a map with wait instances as a way to keep away from lengthy traces. Three FastPass+ choices had been included with our tickets so we used these to plan forward and reserve instances for the preferred rides we selected with lengthy traces (Soarin’, Mission: SPACE, The Seas with Nemo & Buddies). I used to be pleasantly stunned and most wait instances had been pretty low.

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Based on Magic Insiders, “The space from Epcot’s gates to the again of the park is just below 1 mile and takes about quarter-hour to stroll…Don’t be fooled though- Epcot is definitely the biggest park when it comes to guest-accessible areas. The walkable visitor areas at Epcot completely dwarf the walkable visitor areas in each different park.” My husband clocked us in at about 18,000 steps for the day with over 9 miles traveled!

Whenever you enter Walt Disney World Epcot, you enter an space divided into Future World West and Future World East. This space has the large Disney World Epcot Rides that allow you to discover the land, sea, outerspace, and even the longer term! There are a couple of exceptions, just like the Frozen Ever After trip, which can be situated within the international locations space.

As you’ll be able to see on an Epcot map, the World Showcase international locations space is situated in a circle round a physique of water and behind the Future World. Though you’ll be able to’t go to all the world in a single journey to Walt Disney World Epcot, they do have 11 international locations represented and it’s an incredible feeling to be surrounded by the sights of Venice, Italy one second and strolling via Japan the following. Every nation has an attraction the place you’ll be able to study extra concerning the nation in a enjoyable approach along with typical meals, structure, buying, and funky cultural experiences to absorb just like the Japanese Taiko drum present.

Disney World Epcot Rides

We began off Walt Disney World Epcot with the rides. We needed to verify we skilled all the pieces Epcot Future World needed to provide together with the most important Disney World Epcot Rides, then we went on to journey across the international locations.

Spaceship Earth

This trip offers you a glimpse into our historical past on Earth to date and into the longer term.

Epcot Soarin’

My daughter and I cherished this and I might say don’t miss it. You’re feeling like you might be flying and it is likely one of the extra thrilling rides to me.


Epcot Take a look at Observe

The lengthy line might be prevented both via the FastPass+ choice or by getting within the particular person vacationers lane. In case your youngsters are sufficiently old to trip alone it’s a massive time saver and this selection saved us about 35 minutes of ready! Whereas in line, you cross a spot with computer systems the place you customise your automobile. Don’t skip this- it is a vital a part of the enjoyable. This one is a racing good time, particularly for older youngsters and adults.

Epcot Dwelling with the Land

Not a thrill seeker trip however so fascinating and academic. I cherished it.

the seas with nemo & friends

The Seas with Nemo & Buddies Spaceship Earth

After you get off the trip, you get to discover the actually cool aquariums. The aquariums stole the present!

Turtle Discuss with Crush

This one is aimed toward little youngsters. We realized this too late however all of us nonetheless loved it anyway as a result of it was so cool how interactive the present appeared to be despite the fact that it was digital.

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Mission: SPACE Orange

This was a gaggle favourite. It was a lot enjoyable that my husband and son did it once more earlier than we left the park! They love thrill rides.

Mission: SPACE Inexperienced

My daughter and I did the Inexperienced on the finish of the day after doing the Orange within the morning. It was a brilliant cool mission too and just a bit much less intense than the Orange, which was excellent after consuming meals.

Frozen Ever After

This Disney Epcot Trip is situated in Norway as an alternative of Future World like a lot of the rides. We missed this massive attraction as a result of the road was too lengthy and we didn’t really feel like ready that a lot being that my kids are on the older facet.

Disney World Epcot International locations

Walt Disney World Epcot has numerous cool rides however to be trustworthy, this park is definitely centered on the superb likelihood to expertise 11 international locations in someday. In the event you proceed clockwise across the Epcot World Showcase, as we did, you’ll encounter the international locations listed within the order beneath.

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We cherished the First Nations paintings within the Canada Pavilion at Epcot World Showcase in addition to the O Canada! present in Circle-Imaginative and prescient 360° movie that includes Martin Brief.

United Kingdom

The UK Epcot could be very genuine feeling and it’s possible you’ll get pleasure from this listing of 12 issues you’ll love concerning the UK Pavilion.


France was very properly carried out and we cherished the Circle-Imaginative and prescient 360° movie. It’s humorous however I seen French talking households in France and at first I believed why would they arrive to this nation after they understand it so properly already. Then I noticed that they had been in all probability giving their kids a sneak peak of France. And I guess it made them really feel a bit of like being residence too as a result of Walt Disney World Ecpot actually focuses on the small print and it does seize the sensation of being within the nation.

Epcot Morocco


This was my son’s favourite and mine too. Each of us have by no means been so we loved studying a couple of new nation and we cherished the structure and tile work. We ate right here on the Tangerine Cafe and we each actually loved our meals.

Japan Epcot


This was my daughter’s favourite. She has an obsession with Japan and Japanese things- it is perhaps as a result of she visited Japan with us when she was a toddler. In Epcot’s Japan, she cherished the Japanese structure, gardens, statues, meals, and drum present however she may have spent all day in retailers! She chosen a tea set as her memento for the journey.

The American Journey

To be trustworthy, my youngsters had been captivated by the Guardians of the Galaxy – Superior Combine Stay! present situated within the World Showcase American Gardens Theater.

Italy in Epcot


As somebody who has had the great fortune to go to Venice twice, I can say I felt such deja vu when strolling into Epcot’s Italy. The children love their gelato too!


There are many cool issues to do in Epcot’s Germany – you’ll be able to see extra right here.

Epcot China


This was one other one in all my favourite Epcot international locations. Simply gorgeous particulars and it made me wish to discover China in actual life much more.

Norway Epcot


The residing roofs blew me away and my son cherished all of the Viking particulars.

Mexico Epcot


Epcot’s Mexico is tremendous cool and as once you enter the constructing you go into a night themed market with so many cool Mexican merchandise. There may be additionally a enjoyable boat ride- particularly cool for youthful youngsters however I nonetheless loved it!

Then on the best way again out you’ll be able to catch extra Future World Epcot Points of interest and/or head over to get pleasure from fireworks over the water as we did.

Walt Disney World Epcot is full of enjoyable rides, points of interest, and cultural experiences. In the event you haven’t gotten to journey a lot exterior the nation, it’s a should is introduce you to the joy. Even if in case you have traveled overseas loads, you’ll nonetheless adore it as a result of acquainted international locations make you are feeling like you might be visiting an previous pal. We cherished our household journey to Disney World Epcot and made numerous nice reminiscences!