Orlando July 19th Meet and Greet Pre-BeachBugs Gathering Part 2
The stops are numbered on the Map, #1 (GKTW) is at the bottom of the map and #7 (City Walk) is at the top.
8:30 Start at Super Wal-Mart @ 192 & Bass rd in Kissimmee (next to Medieval Times) Meet on the left side of the building adjacent to Bass Rd near the Tire & AutoCare center.
8:45 Turn RIGHT out of Wal-mart parking lot to GKTW village (1 mile) down Bass Rd behind Wal-Mart on the right hand side of Bass Rd. If you are late, just drive to the village, push the # on the keypad and ask them to let you in. Turn LEFT after the speed bump and look for the cars. (1 mile / 2 minutes).
#1 Give Kids the World 8:45-9:45 Meet the Kids, Pictures, Tour Village
9:45 Drive to Downtown Disney, leaving the village drive back to 192 (1 mile) turn LEFT and follow 192 past the Sam's Club (2.5 miles) turn RIGHT on 535. Follow 535 to the 535/536 split (2.1 miles) turn LEFT (D) on 536 follow signs to Downtown Disney (2.5 miles) turn RIGHT onto Lake Buena Vista Drive (0.7 miles) then LEFT (D) into Downtown Disney parking lot at first light and drive toward Planet Hollywood looking for space. (8.9 miles / 15 minutes)
#2 Downtown Disney 10:00 - 12:00 Meet, Greet, Shop downtown Disney
12:00 Turn RIGHT onto Lake Buena Vista Drive and drive straight until we reach the All-Stars Resort Parking lot (4.2 miles). There are NO turns, we will have to go through the security gate and the Herbie Hotel is the last Hotel in the group. We will probably cruise through the check-in area and along the side of the hotels for the tourist and park in the back by the Herbie or make a complete lap around the resort and park in the front if space permits. (4.2 miles / 10 minutes)
#3 Disney All-Star Resort (Herbie Hotel) 12:15 - 2:00 Lunch, play Herbie Hotel, Toy Story play area, water parks, etc.
Turn LEFT to exit Resort (2.4 miles) then turn RIGHT on World Drive. Follow World Drive out of Disney, Stop on I-4 overpass for Photo with Disney Electric pole (4.4 miles) in background (0.2 miles) Turn LEFT(D) on Celebration Blvd (2.2 miles) Turn RIGHT on Celebration Place (0.7 miles) Turn LEFT on Front Street (0.3 miles) Turn LEFT into parking lot after the Theater. (10.2 miles / 18 minutes).
#4 Celebration 2:20 - 3:00 Tour Celebration, Side Walk Sale, Tampa Bay Bucs, local shops, etc.
3:00 Turn RIGHT out of parking lot and cruise Front Street (0.3 miles) Turn RIGHT on Celebration Place (1 block) Turn RIGHT on Celebration Ave to leave town (1.4 miles) Turn RIGHT on 192 and immediately get in LEFT LANE to (0.4 miles) Turn LEFT(D) at next light onto I-Drive South (2.4 miles) Turn LEFT onto International Ave (0.2 miles) Turn RIGHT on World Center Drive (1 mile) Turn LEFT(D) on I-Drive (7.5 miles) Turn RIGHT on Point Plaza (0.4 miles) Turn LEFT(D) onto Universal Blvd just past the Peabody Hotel at FAO (1.9 miles) Turn RIGHT on I-Drive next to Wet-n-Wild and follow I-Drive to Sonic (0.8 miles) on the LEFT. (Driveway dip is steep, drive slow ) (15 miles / 31 minutes)
#5 Sonic Drive-In (5399 I-Drive (407) 352-0016 ) 3:45-4:15 Ice Cream, drinks
4:15 Turn RIGHT onto I-Drive and head back to Peabody (3.5 miles / 11 minutes)
#6 Peabody Hotel (Duck March) 5:00 (exactly) Watch duck match in the lobby, can go up to the R floor and see ducks in their penthouse.
5:30 Turn RIGHT onto I-Drive (1 block) Turn RIGHT on Point Plaza (0.4 miles) Turn LEFT(D) onto Universal Blvd and follow into US, follow signs to City Walk (3.3 miles / 10 minutes) Parking is FREE after 6pm.
#7 City Walk - Universal Studios - 6:00 until ??? Dinner, shops, nightclubs