Disney World is massive with Theme Parks, Resorts and more. Today read 7 Outrageous Disney World Facts you may not have known. This includes just how big Walt Disney World Resort is!
1. Main St USA
When guests are walking towards Cinderella’s Castle on Main St USA, the excitement hides the fact that guests are actually gradually walking uphill towards the castle. Main St USA is actually an incline towards the castle and a decline on the way out. The easy walk out leaves guests with a good impression of the park.
2. Walt Disney World Resort Size
To say Walt Disney World Resort is big is an understatement. All that encompasses Disney World covers 40 square miles! This is equivalent to the size of San Francisco, California.
3. Largest United States Employer
Walt Disney World Resort is the largest (single-site) employer in the USA. Although, the employers are not called so, instead refered to as Cast Members. This fact does not come as a surprise, since Walt Disney Word Resort is so huge as we just learned. Therefore a vast number (more than 700,000) of Cast Members are needed to keep everything going.
4. Largest Theme Park
It may surprise some to learn the largest theme park at Disney World is not Magic Kingdom. Animal Kingdom is actually Disney World’s largest park, in part thanks to Kilimanjaro Safaris contributing 100 acres (this is Disney World’s largest attraction). In total, Animal Kingdom park covers 500 acres. Epcot comes in 2nd at 300 acres.
What better place to get married for a Disney fan than at Disney World?! There are 3 pricing categories for Disney wedding venues. These include the Memories, Escape and Wishes Collections. Each include different venue options and more. Get married or renew your vows at one of the Disney beaches, in front of the Tree of Life and more!
Believe it or not, Disney World has a special vacuum cleaner for human ashes. Although it is illegal to spread ashes of loved ones on Disney World property, it is known to be done. Haunted Mansion is a popular target. Disney World has a special code for cleaning up ashes, known as HEPA cleanup with the use of an ultrafine vacuum cleaner.
7. Opening Day Cost
When Magic Kingdom opened in 1971, cost of admission was $3.50 for adults. Today it starts at $109.00.
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