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Amazingly Beautiful & Almost Secret Spots Around Walt Disney World

You know that moment when you stumble upon a hidden and empty Disney World alcove and you look around you, realizing with certainty that you are the first and only one to have ever stepped foot onto those grounds? You sit down, close your eyes in giddy delight, and vow to never, ever tell another soul about your secret Disney ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful and Almost Secret Spots Around Disney World

Animal Kingdom Lodge Patio

9. Animal Kingdom Lodge Covered Patio Hidden layers and levels abound in the carnivorous layout of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Exploring this resort will reward you with the discovery of several “hidden” nooks available to lounge in, some even offering a wonderful view of the savannah and the grazing African safari animals. My “secret” spot is found at the back ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful and Almost Secret Spots Around Disney World

6. United Kingdom Pavilion Gardens, Epcot There is a lovely English garden with beautiful flora and a hedge maze located behind the buildings and shops at the United Kingdom Pavilion in Epcot. During select hours of the day, a cover band can be found playing chart-topping British retro hits of the ‘60s on a small stage off to the garden’s ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful and Almost Secret Spots Around Disney World

Belle Bue Lounge

3. Boardwalk’s Belle Vue Lounge Balcony This is one of those locations that you would swear nobody knows about. I’ve never had to share this space with other people (other than my husband and/or friends) and have many a time enjoyed a drink or two while looking over the Boardwalk’s beautiful and meticulously landscaped courtyard. This often overlooked lounge which ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful and Almost Secret Spots Around Disney World

Castle and a well

You know that moment when you stumble upon a hidden and empty Disney World alcove and you look around you, realizing with certainty that you are the first and only one to have ever stepped foot onto those grounds? You sit down, close your eyes in giddy delight, and vow to never, ever tell another soul about your secret Disney ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful “Secret” Spots Around Disney World

Walkway

5. Magic Kingdom Walkway Connecting Storybook Circus to Space Mountain It’s often all too easy to follow right along with the crowds of park goers, taking the most obvious, wide open routes set before you to get from point A to point B. Heeding the poetic words of Robert Frost we’d learn, however, that taking the road less traveled sometimes ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful “Secret” Spots Around Disney World

You know that moment when you stumble upon a hidden and empty Disney World alcove and you look around you, realizing with certainty that you are the first and only one to have ever stepped foot onto those grounds? You sit down, close your eyes in giddy delight, and vow to never, ever tell another soul about your secret Disney ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful “Secret” Spots Around Disney World

Sky Way Bridge

1. Contemporary Resort Grand Concourse Balcony/Bay Lake Tower Sky Way Bridge There’s a lot going on at this 4th floor Contemporary Resort hotspot from food to shopping to a fun arcade. With the addition of Bay Lake Tower in 2009, a bridge was built to connect the two resorts along with an outdoor patio/balcony on the north end of the ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful “Secret” Spots Around Disney World

Aunt Polly's Gazebo

2. Tom Sawyer Island-Aunt Polly’s Gazebo, Magic Kingdom Tom Sawyer Island is a rustic hideaway that can oftentimes feel uninhabited. Getting “lost” amongst the dark caves, exploring the forts, and navigating the playgrounds remains a wonderfully vivid childhood memory for me. Despite the passing of time, much of Tom Sawyer Island remains untouched and unchanged, allowing for the nostalgia to ...

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10 Amazingly Beautiful “Secret” Spots Around Disney World

Belle Bue Lounge

3. Boardwalk’s Belle Vue Lounge Balcony This is one of those locations that you would swear nobody knows about. I’ve never had to share this space with other people (other than my husband and/or friends) and have many a time enjoyed a drink or two while looking over the Boardwalk’s beautiful and meticulously landscaped courtyard. This often overlooked lounge which ...

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