Disney Experiences from A–Z at Walt Disney World® Resort
May 7, 2021
Disney has incredible moments to offer all ages, fandoms and tastes. Whether it’s an awesome attraction, a delicious Disney-themed dish, a unique shop or beyond, there’s an unforgettable experience waiting for everyone at Walt Disney World® Resort. We’ve listed just some of the possibilities—one for each letter of the alphabet—to show off a selection of our favorites and help inspire your next getaway. When you’re ready to plan a visit, use your Disney® Visa® Credit Card to take advantage of special vacation financing, plus more perks we’ve described below, and check out some of these experiences for yourself!1
A: Animation Experience
Ever wonder what it’s like to be an illustrator? The Animation Experience at Conservation Station at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park shows how real-life wildlife inspired Disney and his animators to create some of the most beloved classics, and in a 25-minute class, artists of all ages can sketch a Disney animal of their own.
B: Biergarten Restaurant
Say “Guten Tag!” to Biergarten Restaurant, one of many signature international dining locations at EPCOT®’s World Showcase. Savor German feasts and drinks that bring Oktoberfest energy year-round. And when you use your Disney Visa Card at this and other select dining locations, you’ll save 10% most days.23
C: Coin Press Machines
Whether you’re a collector or looking for a unique keepsake to fit in your pocket, you can experience the timeless tradition of pressed coins at Disney. Coin press machines are available at locations throughout Disney parks to allow convenient access and an exciting map to cover if you want to visit them all!
D: The Dapper Dans
The barbershop quartet The Dapper Dans perform daily around Magic Kingdom® Park, and seeing them sing has become a classic Disney must-see. Check out the Dapper Dans’ entertainment schedule for up-to-date info and gather round for a capella versions of some timeless Disney tunes.
E: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
Fans of thrills, drops and close calls with mythical monsters are in for a sky-high delight with this fan-favorite attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain sends Guests on a speeding train that will go in any direction it can to escape the Yeti.
F: Frontera Cocina
Disney Springs® is full of dining adventures to appeal to any appetite. Foodies will find a full fiesta waiting with the contemporary takes on Mexican classics at Frontera Cocina, with delicious dishes ranging from Carne Asada Tacos to Morita-roasted Vegetables and beyond.
G: Goofy Cavalcade
With daily performances throughout Disney parks, entertainment is always en route! You won’t want to miss the funny festivities found in A Goofy Cavalcade at Magic Kingdom® Park, featuring Cast Members and Characters presenting upbeat songs and dances in colorful costumes.
H: Happy Birthday!
There are lots of enchanting ways to celebrate your birthday during your vacation. Start by visiting Guest Relations or any Front Desk location to request a complimentary button to wear on your special day. You’ll be sure to get warm wishes and share festive moments with Cast Members who see it. (Want to pick up a gift to celebrate the occasion? Save 10% on select merchandise purchases of $50 or more at select locations throughout Walt Disney World® Resort when you use your Disney Visa Card.24)
I: Ice Cream
For many visitors, no Disney vacation is complete without ice cream—and there’s always a new variety to try. At Magic Kingdom® Park, stop by Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies for a classic root beer float. Or visit Disney’s Beach Club Resort and check out the timeless Beaches & Cream Soda Shop for a specialty sundae. If you want to go international, try some gelato at the Italy pavilion in EPCOT®. And, of course, there’s always the most iconic ice cream of all: Mickey’s Premium Ice Cream Bar, found throughout the parks. Remember, you can redeem Disney Rewards Dollars toward these frozen treats and more!5
J: Jungle Cruise
This classic Magic Kingdom® Park attraction is so beloved that some Guests have the whole cruise memorized! Jungle Cruise draws adventurers of all ages to Adventureland for a whimsical and humorous look at a lush tropical landscape full of surprises.
K: Kilimanjaro Safaris
In this signature attraction, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park brings lovers of wildlife up close to exotic, free-roaming animals in an open-air ride through a savanna habitat. No two expeditions through Kilimanjaro Safaris are the same, so keep your camera close at hand for an unforgettable sighting.
Take home one-of-a-kind souvenirs from Savi’s Workshop at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Build your own customized lightsabers at this reservation-only experience that takes you inside the secret traditions of the Force with a guided step-by-step assembly.
M: Magic Shot
Adorable photos make perfect souvenirs, and Cardmembers have access to exclusive Disney and Star Wars Magic Shots with complimentary digital downloads. Strike a pose at private locations at EPCOT® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and we’ll digitally enhance your photos to include Disney Characters right next to you!26
Whether it’s a special occasion or a romantic date night, you deserve to treat yourself to fine dining. Take dinner to the next level at Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, with its incredible views and acclaimed steak and seafood menu. As an added perk: Cardmembers can save 10% most days when they dine here with the Disney Visa Card.23
O: Oak Trail Golf Course
Guests of all ages can enjoy a game of golf at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course, offering fun activities for all experience levels. Try the 9-hole walking course, or there’s an entire course dedicated to FootGolf, a game of precision that combines golf and soccer for a twist.
P: Pin Trading
Collectible Disney pins are beloved by generations of Guests and trading them has become a tradition. Walt Disney World® Resort has designated pin trading stations at every park and Resort where up to two pins at a time can be traded contact-free. If you’re just getting started or you want the widest variety possible, we recommend starting at Disney Pin Traders in Disney Springs®.
Q: The Queen’s Table
Anyone for a spot of tea? Shopping through EPCOT®’s World Showcase can bring you exciting exports from around the globe, like the fine tea sets found in The Queen’s Table, in the United Kingdom Pavilion. These authentic items are so impressive, even coffee lovers may find themselves switching over to Earl Grey.
R: Resort Hotels
When you take a vacation to Walt Disney World® Resort, there are so many reasons to stay on-site at a Disney Resort, it could be an A-to-Z list itself! From the colorful fun at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort to the zebras you just might see from your view at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, there are surprises around every corner. You might even catch a glimpse of familiar Disney friends palling around.
S: Star Tours – The Adventures Continues
Before Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge took fans up close to the galaxy far, far away, this beloved attraction was the original way to blast off into the Star Wars universe in Disney parks. Head to Tomorrowland to take your seat on Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, a flight simulator with 3D video featuring familiar faces and legendary landscapes.
T: Toothpaste Wall
With every detail of Disney parks lovingly designed and carefully crafted, there’s a photo opportunity everywhere you look—even in unexpected places. Disney fans can take advantage of colorful walls to use as backdrops for their vacation photos, including the one nicknamed the Toothpaste Wall next to The Seas with Nemo and Friends in EPCOT®.
U: Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid
For Princess fans or anyone looking for a sing-along for all ages, Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid offers a colorful and sensational attraction at Magic Kingdom® Park. Guests can relive Ariel’s adventures from the ocean to the land and leave with classic songs in their heart.
V: Vintage Amphicar Tour
From the iconic monorail to the convenient shuttles, there are plenty of ways to get around Walt Disney World® Resort. But for a truly unforgettable ride, take a 20-minute tour around Disney Springs® in a 1960s-era Amphicar that starts on the land at The BOATHOUSE and cruises right into Lake Buena Vista!
W: Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse
The Partners Statue at Magic Kingdom® Park is positioned in front of Cinderella Castle, making it a treasured addition to Guests’ vacation photos. This statue is dedicated to the man who made it all possible and the joy he felt as he watched Guests experiencing his parks.
Show off your Rebel spirit with a picture in front of the X-Wing “parked” at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. And while you’re exploring Batuu, why not try some blue milk, stop by the local cantina or design your own droid?
Y: YeSake Kiosk
If you’re looking for quick service with plenty of tasty and out-of-the-ordinary options, check out YeSake Kiosk in Disney Springs®. The poke bowls and Japanese-style fried chicken are inspired by street food that anyone would love to sink their teeth into, while adults can enjoy the unique taste of sake slushies.
Z: Zip Lining
Have some frosty fun at Ski Patrol Training Camp at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, a summer camp-inspired play area complete with the “T-Bar,” a zip line that ends with a splash in 8.5-foot-deep water. You can also coast on inner tubes, do a downhill body slide and more.
And these are just 26 of the possibilities at Walt Disney World® Resort! Now that you’ve got some ideas, you can start thinking about bringing those dreams to life. Learn more about special vacation financing and other perks with your Disney Visa Card and book an amazing getaway.1
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