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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is the gateway to Central Florida’s greatest theme parks and attractions. The resort is located in between Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™ and nearby Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park. The property has five swimming pools, including a grotto with waterfalls and a water slide, a white sand beach, tennis courts, jogging trails, two health clubs, the Mandara Spa, and so much more! The hotel includes more than 329,000 square feet of meeting space. All ODTUG Kscope18 sessions will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin.
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
*The special ODTUG Kscope18 rate of $219 per night for Sunday, June 10, 2018 through Thursday, June 14, 2018 is good through Friday, May 4, 2018.
*Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin cancellation policy is 45 days prior to arrival. If you cancel within 45 days of arrival, you will be charged a fee equal to one night rate plus tax.
From the Airport (MCO)
Mears Transportation Group - 407-423-5566
Swan and Dolphin round trip rate: $37 per adult, $28 per child
Located on the A-Side of the Terminal,
on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at Commercial Lane parking spaces: A19-A21
Located on the B-Side of the Terminal,
on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at Commercial Lane parking spaces: B27-B29
Located on the A-Side of the Terminal,
on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at Commercial Lane parking spaces: A5-A8 and A22-A25
Located on the B-Side of the Terminal,
on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at Commercial Lane parking spaces: B5-B8 and B30-B34
- Ace Metro/Luxury Cab - 407-855-1111
- Diamond Cab Company - 407-523-3333
- Quick Cab - 407-447-1444
- Star Taxi - 407-857-9999
- Town & Country Transport - 407-828-3035
- Mears Taxi Yellow/City Cab - 407-422-2222
All Transportation Network Companies (ride sharing providers such as Uber and Lyft) may pick-up passengers on the Arrivals curb (Level 2).
All Transportation Network Companies (ride sharing providers such as Uber and Lyft) may drop passengers on the Departures curb (Level 3).
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is an Epcot® resort hotel. Guests of the resort enjoy complimentary scheduled transportation throughout the entire Walt Disney World® Resort so that you can come and go at your convenience.
A comfortable water taxi offers access from the Disney resorts' dock, running approximately every 20 – 25 minutes to and from Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™. Or you can take a leisurely stroll along a series of walkways that will also lead you to the entrance of these two theme parks.
Disney resort shuttle buses arrive at the main entrance of the Disney hotels approximately every 20 - 25 minutes to transport guests to Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, Disney Springs® area, and Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.
Things to do in Orlando
Orlando, a city in central Florida, is home to more than a dozen of the best theme parks in the country. But that’s not all! Orlando also has museums, historical sites, and so much more.
Magic Kingdom® Park at Walt Disney World® Resort is a theme park in Florida where storybook fantasy comes to life. Here, elephants fly, teacups dance, and every day ends happily ever after. Guests find classic Disney tales and characters coming to life around every corner in a perfect wonderland for kids of all ages. Favorite attractions include Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Thunder Mountain Railroad, and classic Disney attractions like the Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean.
This park takes guests on a magical journey through a world of animals both real and fantastic, where the lion is mighty, but imagination is king. Popular show and attractions include Kilimanjaro Safaris, a wild ride through an African savanna; Kali River Rapids, a challenging whitewater thrill ride; and the high-energy Festival of the Lion King show.
Epcot® unites the wonder of imagination with the wonders of the world. There are two amazing worlds. In one, high tech meets big fun; in the other, you'll travel through 11 great nations in a celebration of one-of-a-kind performances and outstanding cuisine. Here, guests buckle up for a ride on Test Track, or enjoy Captain EO, the classic 3-D film musical starring Michael Jackson and a cast of intergalactic characters. At night, the spectacular IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth fills the night in a grand finale of lasers and incredible fireworks.
Disney's Hollywood Studios® is the place to find favorite film and television stars and get in on all the action. Thrilling attractions take guests from the top of a haunted hotel to the ultimate Rock 'n' Roll road trip. Spectacular Broadway-style shows like Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage, bring memorable Disney characters to life. Step into the action with new attractions, like the American Idol Experience, that might put you center stage and under the spotlight.
Guests can plunge into a world of themed water fun. Challenge Summit Plummet. Snorkel with sharks in Shark Reef. Zoom down side-by-side racing slides. Or, float leisurely down a meandering river. For thrills or just chilling out, a day in a Walt Disney World® water park is watery fun for one of the most popular theme parks in Florida.
At the world's premier movie- and TV-based theme park you'll experience the magic and excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™; join the battle on TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D; be transformed into a minion on the 3D ride Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™; and crash through Krustyland on The Simpsons Ride™. Plus, don't miss Universal's Superstar Parade™, featuring characters from Nickelodeon®, the hit comedy Hop, and Despicable Me. In the evening, head to the lagoon for the new nighttime show, Universal's Cinematic Spectacular – 100 Years of Movie Memories™, narrated by actor Morgan Freeman.
Immerse yourself in wonder at SeaWorld® Orlando, where the aquatic world comes alive like no place else. Climb aboard and ride the mighty Manta®. Experience the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring Shamu® show One Ocean®. Share an epic voyage with sea turtles on the 3D, 360-degree TurtleTrek®. And there’s nothing cooler than to see the world through the eyes of a penguin in the thrilling, chilling adventure of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®. Guests can also enjoy the all-new Clyde and Seamore’s Sea Lion High, a show full of adventure, fun, and big personalities, where laughter and education go hand-in-hand.
Built for kids 2-12, LEGOLAND® Florida is a multi-day vacation destination in Winter Haven, Florida, just 45 minutes from Orlando and Tampa, that includes an interactive, 150-acre theme park with more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions; a famous botanical garden; and LEGOLAND Water Park®.
Busch Gardens® in Tampa, Florida is famous for its thrill rides, like the new Cobra's Curse and Falcon's Fury attractions, but it's also a great place to encounter animals of all kinds. The Serengeti Safari, an exclusive park experience, puts you up close and personal with extraordinary animals.
Museums and Cultural Attractions
The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden in Winter Park, Florida is dedicated to preserving the works of Czech sculptor Albin Polasek, celebrating representational art and exhibiting regional and international artists.
At Modernism Museum Mount Dora, we look forward to bringing you several exhibitions that illustrate how the DNA of Wharton Esherick, “Dean of American Craftsmen”, intertwines through the various works of generations of artists who followed him. Wharton is credited as being one of the most influential artists of Modernism and the American Studio Arts Movement. Moving forward, one exhibit at a time, a series of truly unique objects by such esteemed artists as George Nakashima, Sam Maloof, Arthur Espenet Carpenter, and Albert Paley will demonstrate their influences, similarities and differences, all while giving credence to their individual styles.
History meets nature at the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek Regional Park! Step back in time as you tour the fully-restored dwellings of some of Osceola County’s earliest settlers, furnished to depict lifestyles in the late 19th century. Visit our Seminole Settlement to see how Florida’s natives lived off the land. Explore our hiking, biking, and paddling trails to get in touch with Florida’s nature on the headwaters of the Everglades.
Designated in 1981, Lake Cherokee Historic District contains approximately 160 historic structures, primarily residences dating back to the 1870’s. The district boundaries are East-West Expressway on the north, Orange Avenue on the west, Cherokee Drive and Gore Street on the south, and Summerlin Avenue on the east. This area is primarily residential. Building activity began in the 1870s when the Lake was known as Lake Minnie. The eclectic Shingle/Neoclassical style Peleg Peckham - Dr. Phillips House (1893) on North Lucerne Circle East is representative of historical architecture of the City.