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Walt Disney World Resort
Ultimate Summer Vacation at Walt Disney World 2024
April 5, 2024

Summer vacation means more family time and more fun than ever because we have all the details and deals for your Walt Disney World trip. Every theme park in Disney World will be full of magic and new adventures—and we want to help make your dreams come true.

Your summer Walt Disney World Resort vacation package booked with Get Away Today includes: We suggest at least 4 park days so you can experience each of the 4 main Disney parks (Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Each one has a distinctive feel, incredible attractions and unique entertainment options all summer long.

Plus, when you stay on property at a Disney Resort hotel, you’ll enjoy so many perks, including their amazing pools, complimentary transportation and on site amenities. We’ll talk more about our favorite property pools later on, but first let’s kick off the summer with the highlights you won’t want to miss!

Summer Break at Magic Kingdom

Get ready to join the biggest party in The Big Easy when Tiana’s Bayou Adventure opens at Magic Kingdom this summer! We have all the information you need to ride the new attraction here.

This is certain to make a huge splash and we can’t wait to see all the new details and new critter friends that await us down in New Orleans.

Night shows and staying out late is one of our favorite ways to spend those warm summer nights. At Magic Kingdom you can watch fireworks and projections over Cinderella Castle during Happily Ever After all summer long.

Summer Fun in Action at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, get into your feelings with Joy from Disney Pixar’s Inside Out 2. She’s headed to Pixar Plaza starting June 10, where she joins other Pixar friends.

And while you’re in Pixar Plaza there will be even more ways to celebrate summer and the stories of Pixar – from character greetings to delicious snacks and sips to merchandise.

And don’t forget to make time for a Galaxy Far, Far Away. It doesn’t take long to travel to Batuu when you’re at Hollywood Studios. Once you arrive you’ll want to do some of our favorite, Star Wars experiences:
  • Create a custom lightsaber at Savi's Workshop
  • Enjoy a meal at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo - no reservations required
  • Build a droid at Droid Depot
We recommend purchasing Disney Genie+ on the My Disney Experience app so you can spend less time in line for the best rides around the resort.

Out of this World at EPCOT this Summer

Everyone will be talking about Bruno from June 10 through September 6, 2024 because a new summer sing-along featuring the beloved songs and story of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” will bring a party to EPCOT.

The new limited-time show, “¡Celebración Encanto!” runs several times throughout the day and will not only invite you and your family to sing along with some of your favorite songs, but you’ll also spot Mirabel and Bruno on the newly opened CommuniCore Plaza stage.

If you’re looking to meet the main Mouse himself, look out for the new character greeting location with Mickey & Friends! The location showcases a beautiful mural of all things EPCOT past and present, a geometric exterior design inspired by Spaceship Earth, and of course, the perfect spot to meet Mickey Mouse and his pals.

Throughout the day you’ll want to make time (and room in your dining schedule) for these EPCOT favorites:

Summer Rules at Animal Kingdom

Get ready to roar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park where the celebration for the 30th anniversary of Disney Animation’s “The Lion King” will prowl throughout the entire park from June 10 through September 6, 2024.

You’ll get to see the iconic Disney’s Animal Kingdom stage show, Festival of The Lion King and visit Rafiki’s Planet Watch where you can once again meet Timon and Rafiki.

More fun awaits at Animal Kingdom—it’s a great way to enjoy the summer season:
  • Avatar Flight of Passage
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris

Disney Water Parks and Best Hotel Pools

Cooling down is essential and there’s no better way to watch your worries float away than at a Walt Disney World water park or one of our favorite hotel pools. Spending a day at the pool is always a good idea whether you’re swimming, sunbathing or enjoying an ice cream by the water—you’ll be able to skip those long lines by taking a pool break during the hotter afternoons.

Disney Springs This Summer

During your break days or arrival day be sure to look to the night sky above at Disney Springs. Drones take flight above Lake Buena Vista with “Disney Dreams That Soar,” an all new summertime experience for everyone.

Disney stories celebrating the joy of flight with state-of-the-art drones choreographed to create designs in the sky and paired with a catchy musical score and memorable movie quotes. “Disney Dreams That Soar” will run nightly from May 24 through September 2, 2024 at Disney Springs each night this time of year.

Are you ready to book your summer Disney vacation? Our agents are standing by to help answer any questions you might have. Call us at 855 GET AWAY or book online with all our same perks and savings right here.

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