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    How big is the World Showcase?

    Just a quick question: who big around is the World Showcase? Isn't it a mile? Thanks for your help!


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    I think its a mile, but I could be wrong. At least it felt like a mile when I walked it last march.

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    The 'official' distance around the World Showcase promenade is approx. 1.2 miles, or 2 km.
    But, Jason should be along any time now to dispute that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by dzneynut
    The 'official' distance around the World Showcase promenade is approx. 1.2 miles, or 2 km.
    But, Jason should be along any time now to dispute that!
    Ouch...what was that?



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    I was close

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    1.2 miles around the lake

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    Tracy, I wasn't being critical. I agree with Jason. I thought it was common knowledge that Jason disagrees with Disney over this particular piece of information.
    He's got a running feud with the Disney Archives because he disagrees with some of the information that's been disseminated as fact, with apparently nothing but their word to back it up.
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    I had my GPS with me during the last trip to WDW, but we didn't walk around the entire showcase. Otherwise I could tell you within 8 to 16 feet the circumfrence of the showcase.

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    I have no clue what the official distance would be... BUT I can say when I begin drinking at Mexico I'm pretty SH*T faced by the time I hit Canada!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dzneynut
    The 'official' distance around the World Showcase promenade is approx. 1.2 miles, or 2 km.
    But, Jason should be along any time now to dispute that!

    Ok here I am. Thanks James!

    Well where to begin on this one...

    1.0 miles according to me and my walking around the WS with a GPS
    1.1 miles according to the 2000-2001 disneyworld.com website.
    1.2 miles according to the Disney Archives
    1.3 miles according to Disney Historian Jim Korkis.


    Any other questions on this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dzney4lyf
    I have no clue what the official distance would be... BUT I can say when I begin drinking at Mexico I'm pretty SH*T faced by the time I hit Canada!!!
    Are you referring to the drinks around the world? My pals & I are going down for a "girls trip" in April! We were talking about doing this... I'm not sure I'd make it past Italy!
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    I love drinking around the world... I can throw them back with the best of them.... Then there's my BF... He's a light weight!! Maybe I can leave him in in Norway riding Malestorm in circles!! hahaha

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    I read 1.3 miles recently. I think I read it in Anita Answers column over at all ears net.

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