Disneyworld has endless ways to stay entertained and the Disney parks are just one of them. There is also a separate up-scale area called Disney Springs that is great for shopping, dining and entertainment for the whole family. In Disneyland, this is called Downtown Disney. Here are all the best parts of Disney Springs:
There are several large chain stores to shop at, but also many stores with merchandise that is unique to Disney Springs. The World of Disney store is the perfect place to pick up souvenirs from your trip for the whole family. It is the largest Disney store worldwide, and was recently redesigned to fit the new Springs aesthetic.
Become a part of the adventure in a virtual reality universe including Star Wars Secrets of the Empire and Ralph Breaks VR attractions. This is the perfect entertainment to get the whole family involved. The attractions are located at The VOID in Marketplace.
The best place to enjoy a sweet treat after a long day at the parks is the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop in the Marketplace. It features sundaes and other treats created with Ghirardelli chocolate.
Disney Springs has two small ride attractions, geared towards small children, and a tethered balloon. There is a small carousel, and a train. The Aerophile balloon is located in the West Side. It allows guests the perfect view of all of Walt Disney World.
There are endless dining options in Disney Springs from international cuisine to burgers and pizza. There are BBQ restaurants, breakfast places and recipes from celebrity chefs. Dining is part of the Disney Springs experience!
It’s free! Admission and parking at Disney Springs are both free of charge.