Category Archives: Resorts

Recap~ River Country Resort On the Horizon

If you ever ride the boats across Bay lake from Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort or Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, you can’t miss the eyesore that once was the popular water park, River Country. Since it’s close in 2001, Disney has let the property deteriorate, not even draining the pool until 2016. According to the Orlando Sentinel, that’s all about to change!  With construction set to begin in 2019, the

Take a Tour Around the One Bedroom Villa and Disney’s Grand Floridian!

Re-posting for those who missed it! Have you ever wondered what the Villas may look like at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort? I know I was always curious!  For my birthday in February, my family and I stayed overnight inside one of these beautiful rooms, and we shot a little walk through video to show our readers.  The footage is a pinch dark for the first few seconds, but after that it’s clear and bea

The Resorts That Never Were

Hands down, Disney has some of the best resorts around. From the Grand Floridian to the All Star Resorts, no detail is overlooked and no expense is spared to ensure the best accommodations are available to guests staying on property. When Walt Disney World opened in 1971, there were only two resorts on property: the Contemporary and the Polynesian Village Resort (Ft. Wilderness was also an option for those that wan

WDW Hotel Facts

Walt Disney World is a massive property, sitting on more than 27,000 acres of land in central Florida. Besides the 6 parks, a portion of that land is occupied by the resorts that house millions of people each year. If you’ve ever tried to make a reservation for a resort stay, you know that it can be difficult depending on the time of the year. Have you ever wondered how many rooms there are on Disney property? On

Message for Disney Resort Guests Regarding Hurricane Irma

I’ve been sent some info regarding guests staying at Disney resorts during the weekend, and wanted to share. People have been getting notes under their doors to their hotel room, and here’s what it says~ While you are staying with us, we are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma. As the weather approaches we would like to share some helpful tips for your visit. ~We anticipate resort dining locations may e

A Look Inside Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge with Imagineer Mitch Miorelli

  From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Amanda Adler   Copper Creek Villas & Cabins, the newest Disney Vacation Club Resort, is scheduled to open at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge on July 17 (not offered in all states). This rustically elegant vacation getaway, which is currently under construction, will offer a variety of accommodation types all themed to the Pacific Northwest, using natural eleme

Pay To Park At The Disney Resorts??

From TMSM Reporter Susanne Kain There are some rumors swirling around that Disney is testing paid parking at some of their resorts. As you know, TMSM doesn’t deal in rumors, so we went straight to the source and asked. According to Disney, ‘there has not been any type of pilot program announced concerning Guests having to pay for parking at the resorts. As of right now, parking is still complimentary.’ When