During our day at epcot, we ended up doing the world showcase twice, once walking around and the second time on a Segway tour.
The Segway tour was our first time around. For $99 each we had a 2 hour session on a Segway. We chose an early time and therefore got into epcot before the park even opened which was brilliant. We got to wonder around and take some great pictures with just us in the park! Our tour began at 8.30am and there were only 6 of us in the group. We had about 45 mins of videos, practises sessions, and tutoring and then we were off. Our little group got to tour the world showcase just by ourselves. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and stopped at numerous points to advise us of interesting facts and figures. We then went around all the countries, in and out all the shops and walkways. It was one of the highlights of the day and if you are fit and able and have the money, then I would definitely urge you to do the Segway tour as it was brilliant!!!
After finishing the tour and visiting some of the main park attractions, we then walked around the world showcase at a more leisurely pace. We went in every country, every ride, opened every door and visited every shop! There is absolutely loads to do. A few things I can recommend are;
1/ have a margherita in Mexico. They are brilliant!
2/ if you like crowds and noise the little bar in Mexico (la Casa del tequila just as you go in on the right hand side) is a real laugh.
3/ the little Mexican ride is a good way to get out the heat for a bit.
4/ definitely visit the Chinese warrior exhibition, very interesting.
5/Germany has some fantastic beers on offer
6/ Italy is very peaceful and you can get some great pictures there.
7/ the performances outside the Japanese wooden temple are fantastic
8/ watching people pick a pearl in Japan is good fun.
9/ the American adventure is a good 20mins out of the sun and a good performance
10/ the perfumeries in France are beautiful
It definitely more geared towards adults, however kids will also enjoy it. The best advise i can give is to just slowly walk around and visit everything as there really is so much to see and do!
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