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Why Adults Are Taking Trips to EPCOT

One of the top Disney Parks to visit is EPCOT when planning adults-only trips to Walt Disney World. This Disney Park offers so much for adults to enjoy that it shouldn’t be skipped.

We want to share with you why adults are planning trips to EPCOT as their adults-only vacation destination.

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One of the top reasons adults enjoy visiting EPCOT is because of all the festivals offered throughout the year. Each festival brings delicious food choices, great entertainment, and unique experiences.

The calendar year begins with the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. This festival focuses on the arts. Guests can enjoy fabulous culinary art and unique musical talents and see many Disney artists as they work and display their pieces.

During the spring, EPCOT becomes stunning with the International Flower and Garden Festival. This festival transforms EPCOT with gorgeous topiaries and flowers that make the Park stunning.

EPCOT’s International Food and Wine Festival focuses on food and drinks worldwide.  Finally, the festivals wrap up with EPCOT’s International Festival of the Holidays. This festival brings the holiday spirit into the Park with fabulous kitchens, the Candlelight Processional, and storytellers throughout the countries.

Adults appreciate the food booths where they can try various food and drinks flavored from around the world. Each festival’s unique entertainment is also extremely fun for adults to enjoy together as they travel around the World Showcase. When heading to EPCOT, always check to see what festival experiences are available, as they shouldn’t be missed.

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Amazing Food

If you are looking for good food with a lot of variety, EPCOT is the Disney Park to visit. Not only are there fantastic table service locations that adults will love, but there are also a handful of quick service options. EPCOT has options no matter what type of dining experience adults are looking for during their trip.

For an upscale dining experience, adults will enjoy an elegant meal at Le Cellier Steakhouse in the Canada Pavilion. Rose and Crown is a favorite of many adults. This dining location offers classic fish and chips in a family-friendly British pub. San Angel Inn over in Mexico provides a fantastic view of the indoor pyramid and Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros for another romantic atmosphere.

For a more casual experience, Guests can enjoy Italy’s Via Napoli or one of the tremendous quick-service locations such as Connections Eatry. The Space 220 Lounge is another fantastic option for adults. Here you can enjoy great views of space while having drinks and out-of-this-world food options.

When in the Walt Disney World area, adults like to head to EPCOT to experience all the fantastic food choices.

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EPCOT has been going through a major update over the last few years. With that update, new and exciting experiences have been brought to this Disney Park. Adults will enjoy the variety of different rides that can be enjoyed at EPCOT. From thrills to relaxation, EPCOT has it all.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is the newest ride at EPCOT. For those that are looking for thrills, this is going to be an outstanding experience. A reverse launch starts the ride, and the thrills continue.

Other top rides that thrill-seeking adults like in EPCOT are Test Track, Mission Space, and Soarin. For those that don’t care for thrills, there are still a handful of great rides to experience.

For those that want a more relaxing experience, Living with the Land, The Seas with Nemo & Friends, Spaceship Earth, and Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros will be top choices. Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and Frozen Ever After and fun rides bring these excellent movies to life for Guests.

No matter what type of ride fan they are, adults will find something to enjoy in EPCOT.

World Showcase Pavilions

Adults will find outstanding pavilions throughout EPCOT’s World Showcase in some of the most beautiful and unique areas in Walt Disney World. These pavilions genuinely work to bring the culture and beauty of each country to life through the shops, architecture, food, and more.

It is excellent to take in the small hidden features that aren’t typically seen when visiting. The gardens through Japan, Canada, and the UK pavilions are gorgeous. The special exhibits found in the American, China, and Morocco pavilion, to name a few, are so outstanding and unique to a Theme Park that adults will find them fascinating.



One of the top reasons why adults like EPCOT is because they can relax. This Disney Park is a great place to slow down and enjoy outstanding food and drinks while enjoying the magic. There are so many hidden areas where you can relax and enjoy the moment that adults enjoy being at EPCOT.

EPCOT is an accessible Park to visit and not feel like you have to rush to enjoy it. It allows you to stroll through the different countries in the World Showcase, listen to live performances, and enjoy the atmosphere.

From fantastic food to great rides, EPCOT is a top choice for those adult-only visits to EPCOT. There is so much to enjoy in this Disney Park for adults; because of this, they like to take time during their Disney vacations to visit EPCOT throughout the trip. Having time to enjoy the rides, relax, and take in the beauty of EPCOT appeals to adults. This is why adults are booking trips to EPCOT.

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Jennifer Retzlaff

Jennifer became a lifelong Disney fan during her first trip to Walt Disney World in 6th grade. From that moment, Disney became a big part of her life. She quickly started to introduce her love of Disney to her family with a Disney honeymoon and then family trips when her youngest was 18 months old. She loves the magic that Disney brings to people through theme parks, cruises, and adventures. As a teacher, she tries to bring Disney magic into her classroom to help kids believe that “If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” She is also part of the Magic Vacation Planner team as a personal travel advisor. With this team, she can now help others plan magical vacations. She loves bringing her love to Disney to readers with How to Disney.

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