Epcot is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort. The park is dedicated to international culture and technological innovation. The second park built at the resort, it opened on October 1, 1982 and was named EPCOT Center until 1994.
In 2008, Epcot hosted approximately 10.93 million guests, ranking it the third most visited theme park in the United States, and sixth most visited in the world.
I first visited Epcot in 1984. Ever since that day it has been my favorite Disney World theme park. What initially captured my interest was the attention given to Science and Technology. What has kept my interest is the ever growing palette of attractions, cultures, festivals, live entertainment, and restaurants. Future World and the World Showcase Epcot may not fit Walt Disney’s original vision for an Experimental … more