Disney’s Grand Floridian to get a walkway to Magic Kingdom

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Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is about to get an extra touch of magic as the deluxe resort is officially getting a walkway that will allow guests to walk from the hotel directly to Magic Kingdom.

The permit for the new construction was filed only a week ago on July 5 and reveals the news of the new walkway under the Site/Facility section of the document, stating: “Grand Floridian to MK Walkway.” Besides this new permit listing, not much else is known about the walkway or if Disney will make an official announcement of its future construction.

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
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Although, how exciting would it be to be able to walk from the Victorian resort to the most magical place on the planet? After all, the monorail can become packed at times!

According to Google Maps, the lavish resort sits a little under a mile from the theme park. And if guests were allowed to walk around the lake and up to the park’s main turnstiles, instead of having to take a boat or the Monorail, the travel time might end up being much less.

Frequent park visitors know that both the Monorail and the boats can experience long wait times at the beginning and end of the day, making the travel time from the resort to the park quite long. However, with this new walkway, guests could bypass all of this.

Google Map of resorts
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One walkway that is always nice to travel along is from the back of Epcot’s World Showcase to Disney’s Beach, Yacht Club Resorts and the Boardwalk Resort. For those not familiar with the walkway, it begins at Epcot’s International Gateway entrance and then goes all the way to the back entrance of these Disney Resorts. And if you’re up for a little bit longer walk, you can also continue along the pathway and reach Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

If you are curious about staying at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa or any of the other resorts listed in this article, we suggest you contact our preferred travel agent partner Academy Travel! They can not only book you a reservation for this experience but they can also offer you expert advice and a no-obligation quote on a dream vacation. Academy Travel provides their services at no extra cost to you and you can click here to get a no-obligation quote and discuss your vacation with a Vacation Planners at Academy Travel.

What are your thoughts on Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa getting a walkway to Magic Kingdom? Let us know in the comments below!

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    Judy irwin

    Please send me a free DVD and vacation planner.

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      Kurt Schmidt

      Judy you will need to contact Disney directly for that which you can do here – https://www.disneyplanning.com/?sourcecode=20696

      Once you are ready to take that trip or if you have questions we recommend reaching out to Academy Travel here – https://insidethemagic.net/vacation-planning/. The experts at Academy Travel know Disney Parks well booking more trips than any other travel agency in the world and best of all it doesn’t cost you anything extra to take advantage of their advice and service.

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    Steve

    How will the walkway overpass the canal that the light pageant uses between GF and MK?

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    Ray

    Fantastic.A welcome and past due addition.Thanks!!

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