aside Gronda Morin Takes A Travel Break From Trump-World At Disney’s Epcot Park May 22-23

Image result for cartoon maxine going to disney

I will be taking a 2 day Trumpitis break from my computer and blogging to enjoy some fantasy. I’m tired of dealing with the real world..

I live in Florida within an hour 1/2 hour drive to the Disney Parks in Orlando, FL. I found out through the grapevine that the Epcot Park had extended its famous “International Flower and Garden Festival” though May.

Roger Rabbit in the 1980s-themed area of Disney's Pop Century Resort
POP CENTURY RESORT

1960s-themed area of Disney's Pop Century Resort, lit up at night

Giant foosball table and Mickey Mouse icon at Disney's Pop Century Resort

Classic Hall and timeline wall displays at Disney's Pop Century Resort

While it looked like there might be a day with just a little rain, I and a friend took a risk by heading out to Orlando. We were in luck. Not only was the heat bearable with an overcast sky, there wasn’t even a raindrop to be seen.

Since I hate driving in the evening, we stayed overnight at a Disney property, Pop Century Resort, so that we could take advantage of bus travel to and from the parks. This resort is affordable (Under $150.00). The basic rooms are clean and well appointed with items like a refrigerator, coffee pot, ironing board. The resort is huge. Older tourists like myself always ask, which buildings are closest to the bus stops? In this case, the answer is building 5 or building 10.

Image result for map of epcot
EPCOT MAP

Here are samplings of the fabulous garden displays…

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Image result for photos of gardens epcot

Related image

Image result for photo of Epcots International villages

Image result for photo of Epcots International villages

Evening Fireworks, “Illuminations

Image result for photos of fireworks at epcot

 

Image result for photos of fireworks at epcot

Image result for spaceship earth ride epcotEach visitor is allowed a 2 fast passes per day which means a visit or doesn’t have to wait hours in line. (The hotel concierge helped with this task.)

Two Old Ladies’ Favorite Rides and Attractions:

Image result for spaceship earth ride epcot
SPACESHIP EARTH RIDE through time (NEAR ENTANCE)

Image result for photos spaceship earthride

Related image

Image result for photos spaceship earthride

SORRIN RIDE (LAND):

Related image

MISSION SPACE RIDE /FOR THOSE OLDER ADVENTURERS/ SIMULATE SPACESHIP RIDE (AT FUTURE WORLD)

Image result for photos mission space ride

After these 3 rides, we head north with a stop at Disney Pixar Short Film show…)If you are traveling with little one, don’t miss the “Living Seas” showcase.)

Image result for PHOTOS OF PIXAR SHORT FILMS AT DISNEY

Image result for PHOTOS OF PIXAR SHORT FILMS AT DISNEY

Image result for PHOTOS OF PIXAR SHORT FILMS AT DISNEY

Image result for PHOTOS OF PIXAR SHORT FILMS AT DISNEY
THE FEAST

Image result for map of epcot

Then we leisurely head over to the World Showcase of countries where we van view displays, LIVE shows and movies while shopping and sampling the foods from the different countries’ locations. We do our best to spend time at each country but if time is short, we never miss visiting Mexico, China, Italy, USA, France and Canada.

Frozen Ever After may be the hottest ride at Disney World, but it is possible to ride without spending hours in line. Tons of tips for a shorter wait.
RIDE FOR FROZEN IS LOCATED AT NORWAY (VERY POPULAR)

5 comments

Comment

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.