Visiting Disney in October
Kids of all ages will enjoy "mickey's not so scary halloween party". Enjoy tricking or treating at Disney.
Dress up in your favorite costume and collect delicious candy throughout Magic Kingdom park. You’ll soon discover all the boo-tiful ways that the spirits of the season have transformed the park into a happy haunted hallows! Many favorite Disney Characters are dressed in Halloween costumes, too. This Halloween, join Mickey and his friends at the Magic Kingdom for 23 nights of "not so scary" fun at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. There will be Halloween fireworks and a specially themed parade. Take advantage of your chance to meet the villains -- one of the few times they are out to meet & greet and sign autographs
Stay at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Experience the famous Disney hotels located in the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort: the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, is a deluxe Disney hotel and your gateway to Central Florida's illustrious theme parks and attractions.
The posh guest rooms have been recently redesigned to include sophisticated décor and popular Heavenly Beds® to comfortably whisk guests away to a good night's rest after a full day of exploring Orlando's premier attractions.
Staying on-site at the Swan and Dolphin enjoy many special Disney benefits (available exclusively for guests staying at Walt Disney World hotels) including:
The Swan and Dolphin are located in between Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™ and close to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park. Discover our magical surroundings, superior service, luxurious facilities. Also enjoy the new Mandara Spa, 17 spectacular restaurants and lounges, five pools, a white sand beach, two health clubs, tennis, and nearby golf.
Extra magic hours benefit
Each day one of the four Disney Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to an extra two hours after regular closing for you to enjoy select attractions. (ValidTheme Park ticket and Disney Resort ID required for each adult).
This benefit is exclusive to Disney Resort guests only. Lines for the most popular attractions are drastically shorter allowing you to enjoy more of your favorite rides!
Complimentary Disney Transportation
Even if you have a car at your disposal, it is much faster and much more convenient to use Disney's complimentary scheduled transportation available only to Disney Resort guests. Take a leisurely cruise on Disney’s Friendship Launch to Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™ or take a Disney shuttle bus to all other areas and Disney resorts within Walt Disney World® Resort. The buses and Friendship launch start running one hour prior to the parks opening each morning and arrive at our hotel every 15 – 20 minutes so you can come and go as you please with very little wait time.The water taxis and buses transport guests right to the entrance of the parks. No additional shuttles are required and no walking through massive parking lots.
Make Dining Reservations in Advance
All of the Disney park restaurants as well as resort restaurants can often fill up quickly and have a long wait time if you do not have a reservation. Having a reserved seating time will save you a lot more time for fun in the parks! Disney dining reservations open 90 days in advance, so be sure to mark your calendar for special seatings you require. Call 407-WDW-DINE to book.
Purchase your Park Tickets in Advance
It is not unusual to find long lines right the entrance to the parks as many people have not purchased their tickets in advance. As a guest of our resort, you can purchase your tickets in the hotel lobbies or online before you head out in the morning.