Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort, informally known as Walt Disney World or simply Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The resort opened on October 1, 1971 and is the most visited attraction in the world, with attendance of 52.5 million annually. It is owned by The Walt Disney Company through its division Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. The property covers 42,000 acres (16,997 ha; 66 sq mi), in which it houses 24 themed resorts, four theme parks, two water parks, and several additional recreational and entertainment venues. Magic Kingdom is the original theme park on the complex, and Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom opened throughout the 1980s and 1990s.

Designed to supplement Disneyland in Anaheim, California, which had opened in 1955, the complex was developed by Walt Disney in the 1960s, though he died in 1966 before construction on "The Florida Project" began. After extensive lobbying, the Government of Florida created the Reedy Creek Improvement District, a special government district that essentially gave The Walt Disney Company the standard powers and autonomy of an incorporated city. Original plans called for the inclusion of an "Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow", a planned city that would serve as a test bed for new innovations for city living.

Walt Disney World
Recent Uploads tagged waltdisneyworld

			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50525202931/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50525202931_be3104ac21_m.jpg" width="240" height="180" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>Inside the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50524479033/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50524479033_7d9687c059_m.jpg" width="180" height="240" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>Chewbacca in the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50525204876/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50525204876_ee3ff13bae_m.jpg" width="240" height="180" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>A X-34 landspeeder within Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/21652490@N06/">meeko_</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/21652490@N06/50524825821/" title="The Thinker"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50524825821_998ef9a3f6_m.jpg" width="240" height="180" alt="The Thinker" /></a></p>

<p>France, EPCOT</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50520910356/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50520910356_40e377dc41_m.jpg" width="240" height="180" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>Inside the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50520193518/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50520193518_0c502be74f_m.jpg" width="160" height="240" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>Inside the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/sthomasphotos/">Scott Thomas Photography</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/sthomasphotos/50518939258/" title="Bongo Pattern"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50518939258_ab340fa99d_m.jpg" width="240" height="160" alt="Bongo Pattern" /></a></p>

<p>Bongo (<i>Tragelaphus eurycerus</i>) photographed on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Africa at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida on Saturday, September 19, 2020.<br />
<br />
Bongos evolved striking black and white patterns to help them hide in the dense forests of Africa. The patterns worked so well the species was not discovered until the 1950s. I explore this on my AllEars blog this week at <a href="https://allears.net/2020/10/23/pattern-and-repetition-at-disneys-animal-kingdom/" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Pattern and Repetition at Disney’s Animal Kingdom</a>.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/jaredbeaney/">Jared Beaney</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jaredbeaney/50518882203/" title="French Fountain"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50518882203_2d45dfde1b_m.jpg" width="160" height="240" alt="French Fountain" /></a></p>

			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/jaredbeaney/">Jared Beaney</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jaredbeaney/50519779762/" title="Circle of Life"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50519779762_8c73c6597d_m.jpg" width="240" height="160" alt="Circle of Life" /></a></p>

			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/ddindy/">ddindy</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ddindy/50519541321/" title="Hello, Weekend"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50519541321_581ded05f0_m.jpg" width="208" height="240" alt="Hello, Weekend" /></a></p>

<p>Wendy greets the upcoming weekend with a smile and a wave.  Peter, however, obviously sees something frightening on the horizon.  My philosophy it to always enjoy the weekend and try not to think about what Monday holds in store.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/21652490@N06/">meeko_</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/21652490@N06/50516903193/" title="Pooh"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50516903193_9a09a2028a_m.jpg" width="180" height="240" alt="Pooh" /></a></p>

<p>Crystal Palace Porch, Magic Kingdom</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/disneyresort/">Disney Digitally</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/disneyresort/50516455337/" title="Megalomaniac"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50516455337_5211f67c4e_m.jpg" width="240" height="240" alt="Megalomaniac" /></a></p>

			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50514432003/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50514432003_5845c37cb6_m.jpg" width="240" height="141" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>A X-Wing fighter within the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50515146551/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50515146551_fbebc8fe53_m.jpg" width="180" height="240" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>The entrance to Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance within the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/21652490@N06/">meeko_</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/21652490@N06/50513486193/" title="Taffyta Muttonfudge"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50513486193_45f39527c4_m.jpg" width="240" height="180" alt="Taffyta Muttonfudge" /></a></p>

<p>Main Street Station, Magic Kingdom</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/jaredbeaney/">Jared Beaney</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jaredbeaney/50512827206/" title="To Infinity and Beyond"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50512827206_8004c46dbf_m.jpg" width="160" height="240" alt="To Infinity and Beyond" /></a></p>

			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/ddindy/">ddindy</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ddindy/50512781092/" title="Mummy SQUIRREL!"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50512781092_2c38a8197a_m.jpg" width="160" height="240" alt="Mummy SQUIRREL!" /></a></p>

<p>Something has caught the eye of this dog/god statue in the Well of Souls.  Perhaps someone threw in a mummified SQUIRREL! just to tease him.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/21652490@N06/">meeko_</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/21652490@N06/50510779071/" title="Oogie Boogie"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50510779071_bd669761e8_m.jpg" width="180" height="240" alt="Oogie Boogie" /></a></p>

<p>Jack's Nightmare Cavalcade, Magic Kingdom</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50509912708/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50509912708_06c6543fb3_m.jpg" width="240" height="160" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>A Resistance X-Wing within Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>			<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/people/fisherbray/">fisherbray</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/fisherbray/50510627236/" title="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50510627236_1e69a591f3_m.jpg" width="240" height="160" alt="Star Wars: Galaxy&#039;s Edge - Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios" /></a></p>

<p>An A-Wing within Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area of Disney's Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida. Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the park is virtually empty compared to normal park crowds.</p>
Sign On