EPCOT and other
Florida Attractions


EPCOT is an acronym for "Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow" and opened in 1982 as the second Walt Disney World Resort theme park.

It is twice the size of Magic Kingdom at nearly 300 acres and has two sections, Future World and World Showcase.

Future World is a spectacular showcase of innovation and state-o-the-art technological advancements.

The 26 attractions showcase the land, the seas, communication, imagination, energy, technology and motion. EPCOT also offers "Kidcot" activity centers in each pavilion.

The first major attraction in Future World is EPCOT’s signature 180-foot geodesic sphere, “Spaceship Earth”. Guests board a slow, circling, indoor train and ride past a series of panoramic scenes depicting the march of time, technology and creativity from cavemen through the late 20th century.

“The Seas with Nemo & Friends” Pavilion is home to one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. “The Living Seas” is designed to appear as the deep-sea research station Sea Base Alpha and features incredible marine life and bright coral structures. Other attractions in this pavilion are “DiveQuest”, “Turtle Talk with Crush” and “The Seas with Nemo & Friends”, an indoor attraction in which guests ride in "clam-mobiles" through an underwater adventure to find Nemo.

Other major attractions include ”Soarin”, a 3-D free-flying adventure over California’s beautiful landscape and “Mission: SPACE”, an interactive simulation flight to Mars that includes blast-off and landing. “Test Track” allows guests to test cars at high-breaking speeds and different forces of nature.

The World Showcase at EPCOT Center is a real life world village that captures the diverse cultures of the world living together in harmony. Guests can travel the globe in one place and experience the food, crafts, music, entertainment and culture of eleven different countries. Cast members in EPCOT Center are also fluent in a variety of languages visible on their name tags.

Parking is available at all Disney Theme Parks for an additional fee. Once the parking fee is paid for one park, it is good for all the other parks for that entire day. Annual Pass Holders and Disney Resort Guests receive complimentary parking. Visit Walt Disney World Vacation Packages to start planning your trip.

For more information on this Florida theme park, please contact:

Disney's EPCOT
1200 EPCOT Resort Blvd.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Fun Spot

Fun Spot has two family amusement parks located in the Orlando area that are open year-round. Both parks offer free parking and admission.

Fun Spot Action Park is located just off of International Drive and features a 10,000 square-foot arcade, four different Go-Kart tracks and over a dozen carnival rides. Attractions include bumper cars and boats, “Scrambler”, “Paratrooper” and “Revolver” Ferris wheel. Kiddie rides include a carousel, swings, tea cups and “Frog Hopper”.

For more information on this Florida theme park, please contact:

Fun Spot Action Park
5551 Del Verde Way
Orlando, FL 32819
407- 363 -3867

Fun Spot USA is located next to Old Town Entertainment Center and features a laser tag arena, bumper cars and five different Go-Kart tracks. Other attractions include the 300-foot “SkyCoaster” ride and an indoor 18-hole miniature golf course.

For more information, please contact:

Fun Spot USA
5720 West Highway 192
Kissimmee FL 34746

Gatorland and Gator Gully Splash Park

Gatorland and Gator Gully Splash Park is a 110-acre wildlife theme park located in Central Florida near the Florida Everglades.

Founded in 1949, this privately owned park is internationally known as the "Alligator Capital of the World" and is home to thousands of alligators and crocodiles.

This unique Florida theme park is considered to be a protected habitat and nature conservatory and features several animal habitats, educational programs and a small water playground.

Attractions include a breeding marsh with boardwalk and observation tower, ”Allie's Barnyard” petting zoo and the “Very Merry Aviary”. Guests can also enjoy the “Gator Wrestlin” and “Gator Jumparoo” reptile shows or take a train ride around the park on the “Express Railroad”.

Gator Gully Splash Park is a small quarter-acre water playground located within Gatorland. It features several animal exhibits along with interactive water features, splash pools and fountains.

For more information on this Florida theme park, please contact:

Gatorland and Gator Gully Splash Park
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32837

Hialeah Aquatic Centers

The city of Hialeah offers three water parks that are open year-round with varying operating hours.

Bucky Dent Aquatic Center is a small water park located within Bucky Dent Park that features a zero-entry community pool with two slides as well as an activity pool.

For more information, please contact:

Bucky Dent Aquatic Center
2250 W. 60 St.
Hialeah, FL. 33016

McDonald Aquatic Center is a small water park located within McDonald Park that features a lazy river, wave pool and interactive water sprayground.

For more information, please contact:

McDonald Aquatic Center
7505 W. 12th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012

Milander Aquatic Center is a small water park located within Milander Park that features a community pool with water slides. It also includes an activity pool and interactive water sprayground.

For more information, please contact:

Milander Aquatic Center
4800 Palm Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012

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