100 Things to do at Disney World without a Park Ticket

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100 things to do at Walt Disney World outside of the parks, no way!  There are hundreds of things to do inside Walt Disney World theme parks, but did you know the Resorts and Disney Springs have really so much to offer to? You spend a week not going to Theme Parks and still not do it all.


From Free to paid experiences there is so much to see and do!

Here are 100 things to do at Walt Disney World  outside of the parks!

1. Horse Back Riding at Fort Wilderness Campground (ages 9 and up)

2. Pony Rides at Fort Wilderness Campground

3. Chip and Dales Campfire Singalong at Fort Wilderness Campground

4. Hoop De Doo Musical Review

5. Rent a Canoe or Kayak at Fort Wilderness

6. Enjoy the Archery Experience at Fort Wilderness

7. Take a Horse Drawn Wagon ride at Fort Wilderness

Find out more about Activities at Disney’s Fort Wilderness here 

8. Explore Wilderness Lodge and dine at Geyser Point right on the water (walk up only)

9. Dine with Snow White and the Evil Queen at Artist Point

10. Ask for Extra Ketchup at Whispering Canyon Cafe

11. Rent a Bike and go for a ride, or go for a jog at Various resorts like Wilderness Lodge, Saratoga Springs

12. Movies Under the Stars Available at Various Resorts

13. Monorail Crawl to Visit the Monorail Resorts

14. Step into WinterSummerland and play miniature golf

15. Fantasia Miniature Golf

16. Pirates and Pals Fireworks Cruise Disney’s Contemporary Resort

17. Dine at the top at California Grill

18. Dine with the Fab 5 at Chef Mickey’s

19. Luau at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

20. Have Breakfast with Mickey, Pluto, Lilo and Stitch at Ohana

21. Grab a Dole Whip at Disney’s Polynesian Resort and Village

22. Have a sip at Trader Sams

23. Watch the Magic Kingdom Fireworks form the Polynesian Beach

24. Rent Jet Boats at the Dock at Polynesian, Grand Floridian or Contemporary

25. Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Disney’s Grand Floridian

26. Eat Mickey Waffles at Disney’s Grand Floridian Cafe

See My review of the Grand Floridian Cafe Breakfast here

Mickey Waffle Disney's Grand Floridian Cafe

27. Visit the Enchanted Rose at Disney’s Grand Floridian

28. Have a Fairytale dinner with Cinderella and Prince Charming at 1900 Park Fare

29. Have a Supercalifragilistic time at breakfast with Mary Poppins, Alice, Pooh and Tigger at 1900 Park Fare

30. Visit Senses Day Spa

31. Perfectly Princess Tea Party

32. Have an Adult Make Over at Ivy Trellis

33. Visit the Bippity Boppity Boutique at Disney’s Grand Floridian or Disney Springs

34. Play Golf at one of the State of the Art Golf Courses

35. Go Fishing on a Dockside or Fishing Excursion- Various resorts

36. Play in the Arcade at Your Resort

37. Make a Mickey Tie Dye Shirt – Various resorts

38. Sunrise Yoga – Various Resorts

39. High Way in the Sky Dine Around

40. Take the Monorail to Epcot and Back

41. Send the kids to Pirates Adventure Cruise (ages 4-12) and have a date night

42. Take a Speciality Cruise

43. Run the Beignets 5K Sunday’s at Port Orleans French Quarter

44. Get Mickey Shaped Beignets  at Port Orleans French Quarter

See more  Where to Find Mickey Beignets at Walt Disney World here 

Mickey Beignets Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter

45. Enjoy Jazz Music Evenings Thursday – Sunday at Scat Cats Club Port Orleans French Quarter

46. Visit Yee Haw Bob at River Roost at Port Orleans Riverside

47. Sense of Africa at Animal Kingdom Lodge

48. Wyanma Safari – Animal Kingdom Lodge

49. Wilderness Back Trail Adventures – Animal Kingdom Lodge

50. Dine with an Animal Specialist – Animal Kingdom Lodge

51. Jiko Wine Tasting – Animal Kingdom Lodge

52. Enjoy Breakfast at Boma – Animal Kingdom Lodge

53. Explore Animal Kingdom Lodge and see the Animals

54. Get bread service at Sanna

Find more info about all the special happenings at Animal Kingdom Lodge here 

55. Go to Jellyrolls and enjoy this dueling piano bar

56.  Visit Abracadabra Bar on the Board Walk

57. Stop by Ample Hills  Creamery at the Boardwalk for an ice cream sampler ( one coming to Disney Springs Soon! )

58. Take a stroll on the Boardwalk

59. Dine with Ariel,  Rapunzel , Flynn and Eric at Bon Voyage

60. Rent a pontoon Boat at the Yacht Club

61. Get a fresh cut steak and dine at Yachtsmen’s Steakhouse

62. Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast at Cape May Cafe

63. Rent Surey Bikes on the Boardwalk

64. Stop for a Sundae or Malt at Beaches and Cream

65. Visit the ESPN Club to watch the game

66. Go on a wall crawl and find all the fun walls outside of the parks

67. Take the Boats from Disney Springs to Old Key West

68. Enjoy a meal at Olivia’s at Old Key West

69. Enjoy a meal at the Turf Club at Saratoga Springs on the Patio  with views of the Golf Course and Disney Springs

70. Take the kids to enjoy an adorable playground at Disney’s Saratoga Springs

Playground Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort

71. Take pictures with the different Character Statues at All Star Movies

72. Play and Explore at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

73. Ride the Disney Skyliner

See 6 Tips for Riding with kids here

Disney's Skyliner

74. 15th floor Lounge at Disney’s Grand Destino Tower

75. Take a Wine and Design Class Various Resorts see schedule for details

76. Have Breakfast with Mickey, Minnie and Goofy at the Four Seasons Orlando on Disney Property

77. Shop till you drop at Disney Springs with stores like Zara, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley and more

78. NBA Experience at Disney Springs

79. See Cirq De Soleil at Disney Springs  (new show opening  in March 2020)

80. Amphicar ride at the Boathouse Disney Springs

81. Play at the LEGO Store

82. Brunch at Wine Bar George Disney Springs

83. Have a photo shoot at the photo studio in Disney Springs

84. Take a special class at Amorette’s Disney Springs

85. See a Movie at AMC Disney Springs

86. Aerophile (Balloon ride) at Disney Springs

87. Visit numerous Happy Hours at Disney Springs

88. Go up to the top of the Coca-Cola store and enjoy beautiful views and try something fun at the Beverage Bar

89. Grab a fun and fancy milkshake at Wolf Gang Puck Orlando

90. The Void – Disney Springs

91. Go on a Hunt for Hidden Mickey’s

92. Get the Ultimate Chocolate Chip cookie from Polite Pig – get there early they go fast

93. Grab Sprinkles Cupcakes

94. Go Bowling at Splitsville

95. See a show at House of Blues Orlando

96. Eat fried Chicken and Donuts at Chef Art Smiths Homecoming

97. Shop at the World’s Largest Disney Store World of Disney

98. Enjoy S’mores at your Resort – Varies by location but most all moderate and deluxe resorts have this. Check listing at resort  for time

99. See the Electric Water Parade from the Polynesian Beach or Grand Floridian

100. Enjoy your resort Pool! They have so much to offer and lots of entertainment like Bingo and other games by the pool

So there you have it, 100 Things to Do at Walt Disney World outside of the Park. So tell me what is your favorite thing to fo outside of the park?

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