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Epcot Adult Tour

Hang glide over a mountain, blast off into space, then journey to Mexico for a tequila flight and a "moonlit" dinner. Even if the adventures are faux fun, there's so much to soak up here that you'll want to return later to catch up on whatever you missed.

A Ticket to Ride

If you're aiming for high adventure, Fastpass is your ticket to Mission: SPACE or Soarin', especially during peak season. With a Fastpass return appointment safely pocketed, you can make tracks for Test Track or head back to Innoventions and design the wildest bobsled, roller-coaster, or jet ride ever—then board a robotic simulator for the total-immersion experience.

Use your Fastpass as soon as you can, then get another while you're in Future World so you don't waste time in a long line. Look for more interactive challenges in the Advanced Training Lab at the end of your Mission: SPACE ride and in the Spaceship Earth postride show by Siemens.

World Travel

You can be in Canada one minute and England the next, once you cross from Future World to the World Showcase. Authentic replicas of famous landmarks like Venice's Piazza San Marco or Norway's 13th-century stave church will grab you. Once inside, you can practice your Italian, French, Spanish—Norwegian, even—with representatives of those countries.

You can also eat your way around the globe from a biergarten in Germany to a French bistro, and beyond. The Margherita pizza delivers the flavor of Italy at Via Napoli. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco as you watch passersby in the courtyard, or buy a wine-tasting pass for two tastes at each wine shop in Italy, Germany, and France. You'll find silk (or washable poly) kimonos in Japan's Mitsukoshi store, hefty beer steins at Die Weihnachts Ecke in Germany, and belly-dancing garb and finger cymbals at Morocco.

Applause and a Toast

Too many people miss the great daily live acts around the park, so take time to check your Times Guide and choose a performance or two. Top acts include the Voices of Liberty and the Spirit of America Fife & Drum Corps at the American Adventure, Mo'Rockin's brand of Arabic fusion rock at Morocco, the kilt-wearing Off Kilter Canadian-and-Celtic rock band at Canada, and the British Revolution at United Kingdom. The park's comedy troupes are a hoot, and the Matsuriza drummers at Japan are mesmerizing.

Before you venture to the edge of the lagoon for the fireworks-filled closing show, IllumiNations, check out one of Epcot's great watering holes. Cava del Tequila in Mexico serves 90 tequila choices, tequila flights, and specialty margaritas, including unexpected flavors like jalapeño and cucumber. The Rose & Crown pub in the United Kingdom is Epcot's most boisterous spot, where the Hat Lady takes requests for piano numbers—and it's standing-room-only at the bar. Cheers! Salud! Prosit! And take a bus or taxi back to your resort.

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