Tag Archives: Disney Resorts

Holiday Decor at Wilderness Lodge

One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is to head over to the different resorts and check out the holiday decor.  Wilderness Lodge has one of the most beautiful Christmas trees.  It is just so grand and the atmosphere of the resort just makes you feel like you are somewhere up North. Sometimes you can park at the resort and let them know that you are just coming to look at the holiday decor, but when Continue Reading

Holiday Decor at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

As I’ve said before, one of my favorite things to do during the holidays at Walt Disney World is to resort hop to see all the beautiful holiday decorations.  Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is one of my favorites. Stepping into the resort, it’s absolutely stunning. So elegant.  When you walk in you see the grand Christmas tree front and center in the main lobby. The Victorian style tre Continue Reading

Holiday Decor at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

This past weekend we hopped on the monorail to visit some of the resorts and check out the holiday decor.  Sometimes people are looking for something cheap and fun to do while visiting Walt Disney World.  Visiting the resorts to see the holiday decor is a top on my family’s list.  Yes we are local, but when family comes to visit and they aren’t quite into the parks as much as we are, visiting the res Continue Reading

Swan & Dolphin Resort Tower – Update

Earlier this year we reported an expected expansion at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Now we have more details about the planned third tower. Currently, the resort has 2,270 guest rooms, numerous restaurants, a spa, and 331,000 of meeting space. The new tower, set to be built on the current tennis courts next to the Swan, will add 349 guest rooms on 14 stories and meeting space of more than 2 Continue Reading

Digital Key Feature in My Disney Experience App Expands to Additional Disney Resort Hotels

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Avery Maehrer Over the last several months, we have been hearing great feedback from guests using the many recently launched vacation tools in the My Disney Experience app – from shopping for merchandise and mobile ordering food to checking into your hotel on the go and viewing bus times to the parks. One of these exciting new features is that the app can now turn your Continue Reading

Pixar Play Zone Opens at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Re-post for those who missed it! ~M We were at the media preview for the all new Pixar Play Zone yesterday, before its grand opening at the Contemporary Resort! I was able to get more information on this, courtesy of Tony at Disney Parks. Check out my video below then read more about this fun new area from the Disney Parks Blog. It looks like it’s going to be a great time for the kids! Enjoy! ~Michele From t Continue Reading

5 Activities To Do Outside the Parks

Repost By Guest Blogger Traci Taylor Have you ever wondered what you could do on the days you might not have a park ticket?  How about a day of swimming and wandering around your hotel?  Here are 5 things that you can do if you just don’t want to spend the money on one more day at the theme parks. 1.  View the Electrical Water Pageant – No this isn’t the Main Street Electrical Parade, but it was inspired Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Take a Closer Look at the Beautiful Gingerbread House at Disney’s Grand Floridian!

One of the best parts about Christmas time at Disney World, is exploring the various resorts and checking out their beautiful Christmas decorations. The Grand Floridian not only has a larger than life Christmas tree, but an amazing gingerbread house that gets a lot of attention from guests. The day before Thanksgiving, we went to the Grand Floridian to look around, and got this close up video of the lovely ginger Continue Reading

Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas ~ A Fabulous Disney Good Neighbor Hotel

Often times, we have readers ask our opinion regarding hotels and resorts that are near Walt Disney World, but not necessarily right on Disney property. Well, we have an excellent suggestion for those Disney-goers! The Sheraton Vistana Resort is right on the other side of Disney Springs, and is absolutely lovely. The resort is less than 5 minutes from Disney World, and is a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel. We had the o Continue Reading

In Search of the (Sometimes!) Elusive Towel Animals

Here’s a guest blog all the way from the UK, courtesy of Claire Adams! Enjoy! My husband and I are due to fly out to Florida from the UK in a little less than two weeks. Aside from the extensive planning I always do (obsessively, some might say) we’ve now started with the ‘what are we looking forward to most’ discussions that take place about ten times a day. One of the things I absolutely love about s Continue Reading