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Old 02-12-2014, 12:11 AM   #21
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Old 02-12-2014, 09:15 AM   #22
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Not likely I'll ever visit a Disney park again, but if I did it would be Epcot.

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Old 02-12-2014, 09:36 AM   #23
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I agree with the majority of the responses and recommend Epcot. The attractions are geared more towards adults than kids and it has many science type attractions. I really enjoyed "living with the land" a ride that takes you through a working greenhouse. Soarin is also a must do if you are visiting Epcot. When done with the attractions a short walk will take you to the different countries where you can grab a beer in Germany and a slice of pie in Italy and people watch.

If it were my choice I would do the park instead of lounging poolside (sitting still is just not my cup of tea). Shoot you could probably do both, if you arrived at the park at gate opening you could still see the park and get back to the pool just in time for happy hour!!

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Do you not enjoy amusement park rides because they are mainly for thrill seekers? You know, fast with sharp turns and huge drops. Disney does not have many rides like that. Most rides are slow moving through elaborate sets that can be quite entertaining so don't write off all rides from the get go.
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Thanks for all your comments. I've decided on two things so far: one is that I won't buy a ticket ahead of time but do so at the hotel (or gate) once there--that is, decide whether to go or not to go then depending on how I feel, weather, etc. Second is to go to Epcot if I do opt for a theme park. Again, thanks for all the helpful feedback!
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I love going to WDW with our family and Epcot is fun for adults. It's a great park for wandering around and seeing all the nooks and crannies. It's very relaxing and beautiful. You can buy tickets at the hotel or the entrance. I was there last September with my daughter and 5 grandchildren. Even if you don't ride anything, they have lots of almost spontaneous sidewalk shows from different countries singing, doing acrobatics, or other things. You won't feel funny being alone. Good luck!
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Old 02-25-2014, 06:51 PM   #27
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If there was a ride to go on at Epcot, it would be Soarin'. It's amazing. You might have to wait in line for awhile, but it's so unusual and impressive. It's like riding a hang glider in front of a synchronized IMAX screen. Not scary, just very fun.
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Just chiming in to +1 the recommendations for Epcot. Definitely our favorite part of the trip.
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Old 02-26-2014, 04:07 PM   #29
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Heh. Different tastes. I visited Disney for the first time last year and found Epcot the most boring part of the trip.

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Something to consider is Discovery Cove, about 15 minutes away, if you're not absolutely set on Disney.

It is between $180 to $200 to get into, but it's all inclusive, food, alcohol, parking, snorkels. I haven't tried the alcohol, but the food and snacks are good. they have breakfast until 11 something then switch to a different menu for the rest of the day. We go through the main food line at least 10 times when we go!

Then you get two week unlimited admission tickets to Sea World and Aquatica for before or after your day at Discovery Cove, so you could go to those parks for free on the other extra day you have. We usually do both in one day.
the included theme park tickets will satiate you
I think you just planned my next Orlando area vacation. I have wanted to see Discovery Cove for a very long time; but, the $200/day price always bothered me. I did not realize this was all inclusive and did not know about the two week Sea World / Aquatica passes. This makes the whole thing seem much more reasonable to me.

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