Downtown Disney

October 20, 2011 Posted by Tyler Cruz
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I wasn’t originally planning on visiting Downtown Disney, but our trip to Orlando was quite long, so there was certainly enough time to check it out.

I had pictured Downtown Disney to be similar to what Main Street in Magic Kingdom is like – basically a plethora of Disney retail stores lined along one long street… but was pleasantly surprised to be proven wrong.

First off, Downtown Disney doesn’t require a ticket or pass to enter, which is nice. While it starts off with a lot of small Disney stores in a marketplace type setting, it quickly opens up to more of a traditional Disney park-type setting, with much larger buildings and sights to see.

Downtown Disney is actually extremely small when compared to other Disney parks, but it’s still worth visiting. It had a lot better restaurants than the other Disney locations – we had a really nice authentic Cuban meal there. I couldn’t decide between Cuban or Fulton’s Crab House.

Here’s a video of some of what Downtown Disney has to offer:

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And here are some photos:

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A sea serpent made out of Lego, by the Lego store.

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This is "Jenny" from Forrest Gump!

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I have more videos and photos from my trip coming up.

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Posted: October 20th, 2011 under Personal  

12 Responses to “Downtown Disney”

  1. used tires says:

    Enjoyed watching that video in HD. It reminds me a lot of Merlion park in Singapore where I was recently. Can’t believe there was no entry fee though. I guess maybe the restaurants foot the entry fee to ensure more customers to their establishments.

    -Jean

  2. Jasmine says:

    Downtown Disney looks great. A good place to visit indeed… I wish I was there now. :)

  3. Kelli says:

    Never been, but on my to do list!

  4. Stunning photos, you must have a fun and nice holiday trip

  5. Jasmine says:

    I can’t help but coming back to this post to just look at the beautiful pictures. I want to fly to Disney too!…

  6. wonderful sights. Downtown Disney is an amazing place. I would love to be there.

  7. How is the food at FULTON’S CRAB HOUSE?

  8. Cheap PS3 says:

    Wow, these pictures are awesome. I’m glad you had fun. I’m definitely visiting there some time!

  9. That backdrop looks amazing, quite real too

  10. That is really cool. I have never been to downtown disney but went all over the parks when I was little with my grandfather.

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