What are the best things to do at Disney and Universal, other than visiting theme parks?
Written by Robert Niles
When the parks get crowded, experienced Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando visitors know that they can find much more to do at those resorts than just go to their theme parks.
Whenever I visit Disney World, I love to get a boat and drive around the waterways between Port Orleans and Downtown Disney. Maybe it's the old Tom Sawyer Island raft driver in me, but I could happily spend an entire day doing nothing but riding and driving watercraft around the Walt Disney World Resort.
Other visitors like to supplement their theme park visits with rounds of golf, fine dining at resort hotels, or -- going in the other direction -- gathering around a campfire for a roasted s'mores dessert. Last week, I asked Theme Park Insider's Twitter followers for their recommendations on what to do at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando resorts, other than visiting the parks. Here are some of their responses:
What's your favorite thing to outside of visiting the parks when you go to Orlando? Please share your secret tips, in the comments.
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