Exciting theme parks, boating, and popular sights from Epcot® to Disney's Hollywood Studios®—explore Bay Lake, a family-friendly destination also known for its wildlife.

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Top Hotels in Bay Lake

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Walt Disney World Dolphin
4 out of 5
1500 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista
$125/night
Aug 12 - Aug 13
4.1/5Very Good! (10,092 reviews)

"Close to everything, nice clean room , kids friendly, great place"…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Walt Disney World Dolphin
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Walt Disney World Swan
4 out of 5
1200 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista
$125/night
Aug 15 - Aug 16
4.2/5Excellent! (3,989 reviews)

"No type of gift shop or place to get travel necessities. :("…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Walt Disney World Swan
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Disney's All-Star Sports Resort
3 out of 5
1701 W Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista
$108/night
Aug 20 - Aug 21
4.1/5Very Good! (4,065 reviews)

"Everything you can imagine is there for kids especially . Great place and accommodations great access to all parks shuttle service and to airport."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019

Disney's All-Star Sports Resort
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Disney's Art of Animation Resort
3 out of 5
1850 Animation Way, Lake Buena Vista
$161/night
Aug 11 - Aug 12
4.3/5Excellent! (2,200 reviews)

"This place is huge and it already feels like a little Disney world theme park."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

Disney's Art of Animation Resort
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
4 out of 5
2901 Osceola Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista
$288/night
Aug 13 - Aug 14
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,227 reviews)

"Amazing!!!!!! Must visit! Savannah room is so worth it!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
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Disney's Pop Century Resort
3 out of 5
1050 Century Dr, Lake Buena Vista
$137/night
Aug 4 - Aug 5
4.1/5Very Good! (4,849 reviews)

"It was my first time staying at Pop Century. I think the most important part was the Room/Bed/Bathroom ect. The pro's - The bed is extremely comfortable. Amazing mattress, sheets, pillows, very large Smart TV with lots of channels. Excellent air conditioning (as in July the humidity and temperature ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Disney's Pop Century Resort

Popular things to do in Bay Lake

Walt Disney World® area
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Walt Disney World® area

Discover why this fantasy land of theme parks, hotels and entertainment venues is the number one holiday destination on the planet.

Magic Kingdom® Park
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Magic Kingdom® Park

One of the most famous theme parks in the world offers a land of fun and fantasy at the foot of a fairytale castle.

Epcot®
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Epcot®

Design your own race car and take an international food safari at the theme park that celebrates human achievement.

Walt Disney World® Resort
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Walt Disney World® Resort

Enjoy the excitement at Walt Disney World® Resort and see why people love this theme park in Lake Buena Vista. Discover the top-notch restaurants and acclaimed theater scene in this walkable area.

SeaWorld® Orlando
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SeaWorld® Orlando

This marine theme park and zoo seamlessly blends education, entertainment and conservation.

Universal Studios Florida™
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Universal Studios Florida™

Movie sets and thrill rides combine to create this internationally acclaimed theme park.

Top activities in Bay Lake

Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Park Tickets
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Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Park Tickets

$125

Right now is a moment to capture. To crave. To savor together. Because now, more than ever, Walt Disney World® Resort has more to see, do, taste and experience than ever before. 4 Theme Parks. 2 Water Parks. 1 World.

Universal Orlando Theme Park Tickets
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Universal Orlando Theme Park Tickets

$154

Take a vacation beyond anything you’ve experienced before at Universal Orlando Resort. Three amazing theme parks provide thrills and adventure beyond your imagination.

SeaWorld Florida Theme Parks Tickets
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SeaWorld Florida Theme Parks Tickets

$68

Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando now open! Connect to the ocean at SeaWorld®, watching killer whales leap at the One Ocean® show, racing like a ray on Manta® the ride, entering the all-new thrilling, chilling adventure of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, and sharing an epic voyage with sea turtles at TurtleTrek®.

LEGOLAND® Florida Tickets
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LEGOLAND® Florida Tickets

$82

Immerse yourself in the playful and imaginative world of LEGO® at LEGOLAND® Florida. Dedicated to entertaining families with children between the ages of 2 and 12, this highly interactive theme park features more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions all geared towards the LEGO builder in you.

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium
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SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

$26

DIVE DEEP! SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium offers a wave of underwater adventures with sea creatures from around the world. Come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth.

Crayola Experience
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Crayola Experience

$23

Enter a world of color, imagination, and creativity at Crayola Experience at The Florida Mall in Orlando. Immerse yourself in the world of the beloved crayon company and learn all about their mission to make the world a more colorful place.

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