The Simple Guide to Disney Planning

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Disney Springs used to be called Downtown Disney and it’s changed a lot with its recent makeover and expansion. The architecture, lightscape and soundscape has elevated it to a whole new level. It’s free to visit and is especially vibrant in the evenings when live music fills every corner.

Home to shops, restaurants, live entertainment, and more, the 120 acres is organized by 4 neighborhoods:

  • The Landing
  • The Marketplace
  • West Side
  • Town Center

Dining ranges from casual food trucks, to bustling eateries to signature dining, and features 5 James Beard-award winning chefs:

  • Morimoto Asia
  • Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming Kitchen
  • Rick Bayless’ Frontera Cocina
  • Tony Mantuano’s Terralina
  • Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill
  • Jose Andres’ Jaleo Spanish restaurant
  • The largest Disney gift shop World of Disney is also located here – and offers 20% off for Disney Visa® card holders.

It’s easy to get to by car with ample, free parking. Free Disney buses (and boats) transit between Disney resorts and Disney Springs. This also makes it possible to use it as a hub to go from one resort to another (if you have some time to kill).

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