Grand Floridian Walkway to Magic Kingdom Now Open

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Sometimes it is the little things in life that can bring joy. For more years than I can count, I’ve been excited about the idea of the finishing of the walkway from Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel to Magic Kingdom. On nights when the parks are packed, having the option to walk to the Grand Floridian and then on to the Polynesian and to the Transportation and Ticket Center sounds like a much better plan than waiting in huge crowds for a monorail or ferry boat. Finally, that day has become a reality.

Although this path would be far less desirable during summer months, due to a lack of shade, there is good lighting for nighttime walking. And for fans of the currently on hiatus Electric Water Pageant, there is a pivoting bridge to allow the boats for this mainstay to still head into Seven Seas Lagoon.

At a leisurely stroll, the walk from Grand Floridian to Magic Kingdom takes about 10-15 minutes.

Electric Water Pageant floats

Would you make use of this new walkway? Let us know what you think in the comments.

Julia Mascardo

Freelance writer and editor, living the dream in Central Florida with my husband, cats, and totally awesome homeschooled ten-year-old daughter.

3 thoughts on “Grand Floridian Walkway to Magic Kingdom Now Open

  • November 23, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    Would definitely use if it’s not at the end of a marathon day or during summertime heat.

  • November 24, 2020 at 11:56 am

    We are a Poly Family, and I will use these every night. What a great amenity.

  • November 24, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    Even better will be a sunrise jog around Seven Seas Lagoon from the Poly to the Contemporary and back.

    Beats the view on the ol’ treadmill!


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