Some Of The Vacation Spots Our Grandparents Could Visit No Longer Exist

Disney’s River Country

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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons

Disney’s River Country was the very first water park at Walt Disney World, though in recent decades it has earned an unfortunate distinction as a standing, albeit derelict and deteriorating, permanently closed attraction. It opened in 1976 but started to fall to pieces in the 90s before being shut down for routine maintenance in 2001.

In 2005, Disney said they’d never open the place again, and it is now overgrown with foliage and in really crappy condition. If you think it’s weird that Disney wouldn’t just outright demolish the place, you’re not alone. I