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Is Disney Springs Worth Going to? | Easily Explained

Disney World features some of the world's most popular theme parks, with such a great reputation, that guests fly from all over the world to be able to experience it.

Disney Springs however is not a theme park, but it is still Disney property.

So, is Disney Springs worth going to? In this page, we will explain.

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Is Disney Springs Worth Going to?

Disney Springs is absolutely worth going to if you're looking to have a more laid-back experience sightseeing, are looking for somewhere that you can sit down and eat both inside and outside, and want to walk around and explore different shops and boutique shops.

is disney springs worth going to

The best part of Disney Springs is that you're able to visit it without paying for anything.

You can visit without a park ticket, without a reservation, and even parking is free of charge.

How Long Does it Take to Walk Through Disney Springs?

Disney Springs is about 120 acres in size, which can sound intimidating to walk around, but a large part of the area is occupied by water. 

Due to this, it takes around 15-20 minutes to fully walk around Disney Springs.


Disney Springs is an old-fashioned district that is designed for guests of all ages to walk around and have unique experiences.

disney springs water front at night

There are shows, a theatre, a bowling alley, plenty of restaurants, the famous House of Blues, water tour and a train ride for the kiddos.

  • AMC Dine in Theatre
  • Aerophile - The World Leader in Balloon Flight
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Coca-Cola Polar Bear Photo Op Experience
  • The Edison Live Entertainment
  • Fall at Disney Springs
  • House of Blues Music Hall
  • Marketplace Carousel
  • Marketplace Train Express
  • Raglan Road Live Music
  • Splitsville Luxury Lanes
  • Vintage Amphicar
  • Waterview Park

Seeing the Magic Kingdom Fireworks

Although you won't be able to fully enjoy fireworks as you would up close at the Magic Kingdom park, you'll still be able to catch glimpses of the firework visual spectacle and sounds.

The best place to watch fireworks at Disney Springs is from the top floor of the restaurant Paddlefish as it is conveniently located right on the water.

Best Place to Eat

Our favorite place to eat is hands down, Wine Bar George. Not only do they feature delicious food options, but they also have unbelievable drinks.

wine bar george driniks

On top of that the staff is extremely friendly, and the environment has a very modern and luxurious feel to it.

wine bar george entrance

We visit Disney Springs constantly throughout the year, whether to just walk around, shop, or eat ice cream, but we never forget to stop by Wine Bar George!

This restaurant is extremely popular with both the locals and tourists, so you'll want to ensure that you make a reservation ahead of time.

wine bar george tables

You can make a reservation directly from their website where it will use the Open Table service.

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