The "World" sets amid 30,000 acres — approximately 7,000 acres of it developed into four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney/MGM Studios & Animal Kingdom — a sports complex, resort hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and activities.
If you are planning a trip to Walt Disney World, this is where you need to start. Disney World is a great place, but it can also be overwhelming trying to decide where to stay, what to see, or even what can you afford. Here we'll give you the information, so you can make informed choices.
First, let's look at some frequently asked questions about Disney World:
When is the best time to go? If you are planning to visit Disney World on vacation, one of the hardest things to do is choose when to visit. While special events and promotions may have some influence on theme park attendance; historically, Disney World's highest theme park attendances tend to be influenced by certain holidays. These month-by-month guides to Disney World will give you an insight into when are the best times of the year to visit. Or, you may prefer to plan your vacation around one of these popular Disney World events:
- Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - March thru May
- Disney's Star Wars Weekends - May & June
- Epcot International Food & Wine Festival - October & November
- Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party - September & October
- Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party - November & December
- Holidays Around the World and Candlelight Processional at Epcot - November & December
- Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights - November & December
What is Disney World's weather like? Disney World is located in Central Florida which boasts lots of sunshine and mild to very warm temperatures throughout the year. During the summer expect to experience very high temperatures during the day with a good chance of short-lived thunderstorms each afternoon. Disney World's monthly average temperatures and rainfall.
When is hurricane season? The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30, with the highest storm probability is from August through October. While there is a chance your vacation might be interrupted by a hurricane, if you're truly concerned consider travel insurance or asking for a hurricane guarantee.