Top 10 Photo Ops at Walt Disney World

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Capture those memories from your Walt Disney World vacation by snapping some pictures at prime locations around the resort! The attractions, themed rides, and even some of the restaurants around the property are perfect picture-taking destinations and you won't have to pay a premium price with a photographer to take your shot! Map out your day to include a few of the best photo ops on the property so you can take some great pictures of yourself and the family enjoying a classic Disney vacation.

Here are ten of the best places to take photos at Walt Disney World:

#1: Cinderella's Rose Garden

One of the most popular photo destinations on the property, the rose garden is the picture-perfect background for a group family photo. You might need to wait a while for your turn in line but it's one photo op you won't want to miss!

#2: Casey's Corner, Main Street USA

Head to the Magic Kingdom to catch the afternoon parade and make your way to Casey's Corner to capture a few pictures of your traveling party in front of the floats as they trek around the castle. The floats will be a great backdrop for the photo.

#3: The Haunted Mansion

The façade of this spooky mansion is a great background for a group or single photo. The front of the attraction can get fairly crowded so plan to be here during parade times if you don't want to spend too long waiting for a clear area.

#4: The Gardens at Epcot's Canada Pavilion

The architecture and landscaping of the Canada Pavilion are one of the most detailed at Epcot. You'll find lots of photo opportunities in front of the well-manicured gardens located at the end of the Canada tour.

#5: Japan Pavilion at Epcot

The beautiful Japanese architectural landmark in front of the Japan Pavilion facing the lake is a prime photo op venue - especially at sunset or right before the fireworks show when the buildings are all lit up.

#6: The Tree of Life at the Animal Kingdom

This iconic landmark at the Animal Kingdom an serve as a backdrop for a family photo. Head over to the bridge that connects Harambe Village to Discovery Island so you can get the whole tree in the picture.

#7: Waterfall at the end of the Animal Kingdom Safari

If you're enjoying the safari experience at the Animal Kingdom, don't miss the chance to take a picture in front of the waterfall at the end of the tour. This area can get very crowded but it will be worth the wait!

#8: Sorcerer's Hat at Disney's Hollywood Studios

The iconic hat from the Disney movie, "Sorcerer's Apprentice" makes a great backdrop for a family photo or for any Mickey fan. This area looks even better at night so make sure you capture a photo or two here when you're in this park after sunset.

#9: With Disney Princesses

Mom and daughters can have their picture taken with one of the Disney Princesses making their rounds at Cinderella's Royal Table restaurant at the Magic Kingdom and other destinations around the park. Keep your eyes peeled for Princess Jasmine, Cinderella, Belle, and Snow White walking around the park for that unforgettable photo!

#10: Tower of Terror at Disney's Hollywood Studios

This is another iconic attraction at Walt Disney World that serves as a unique background for your family photo. Just make sure to stand far enough away from the actual tower as possible so that you can get the entire building in the picture. Night shots in front of the tower are also worth the visit later in the day!