By Melissa Bretzius & Jen Zinno, Vacation Specialists with Mickey Adventures.
One of the questions we get most often is whether it is worth it to go to Epcot with young kids. Our quick answer is a resounding “YES!” Many think that this park is geared more towards older kids and adults, but our kids have loved it for many years. Although there are a few thrill rides geared towards older kids, there are a lot of fun things for kids of all ages.
Epcot is split into two sections – Future World and World Showcase. World Showcase is the back of the park and generally opens two hours after Future World, which is where most guests will enter. Future World is split in several different pavilions, each with its own theme and rides, and almost all of them have things for young children to do.
EPCOT is an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow (or as my kids prefer, Every Person Comes Out Tired!) Walt’s vision for this was not a park, but an actually community as you will learn from riding the Tomorrowland Transit Authority in the Magic Kingdom, where you can see his original model for Epcot!
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