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Disney's Hollywood Studios to Epcot

Enjoy Crescent Lake between two Walt Disney World theme parks
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is a perfect tour for when you don't want to pay for a park ticket, but still want to enjoy a day at Walt Disney World. You can... more »

Tips:  Park at Disney's Boardwalk Inn's self-parking area—tell the attendant you're there to visit the boardwalk and it's free. Afternoon to ... more »

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Points of Interest

Park here and make Disney's Boardwalk Inn resort your first stop. Themed to capture the feel of the '20s and '30s Eastern Seaboard, this resort has plenty of displays and interesting decor to look at.

Once outside on the boardwalk area, there are midway games to play for prizes. After 7pm on weekends, there are also boardwalk buskers, live... More

Located at Disney's Boardwalk, this restaurant will be a hit with sports fans. Enjoy a meal while watching the games on more than 100 TVs throughout the place. There are even TVs in the bathroom, so you don't miss a moment.

Kids will enjoy the sports-themed arcade games; occasionally the network films live from here.

On big game days, expect... More

Stop for a treat at the resort's Beaches and Cream restaurant, themed after a classic 1950s soda shop.

Cool down with a root beer float or grab the gang and attempt to defeat the Kitchen Sink, a concoction made with eight scoops of ice cream served with all the toppings in the house and a whole can of whipped cream. It's also covered in cherries... More

Next door to Disney's Beach Club is Disney's Yacht Club, and it's here that you'll find Bayside Marina.

Rent pontoon and canopy boats for a gentle cruise around Crescent Lake or take turns on a rental sea raycer (miniature powerboat), which go a little faster.

On Wednesday mornings, kids ages 4-10 can climb aboard the Albatross Treasure Cruise. ... More

There are two sides to Disney's Fantasia Gardens, both offering 18 holes of fun.

The entire theme is from Disney's classic "Fantasia" film, and offers dancing hippos and and xylophone stairs, along with the requisite sand traps and water hazards.

To get here, take the free water shuttle to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and walk ... More

If this tour takes you into the early evening, it's possible you may be able to take in the fireworks presentation from Epcot's popular "Illuminations" show for free.

The eastern end of the boardwalk area and the pedestrian bridge that crosses over the lake to Disney's Beach Club Resort are the best viewing areas to take in the nightly show that... More