Seven Seas Lagoon

Seven Seas Lagoon is the man-made body of water between the Transportation and Ticket Center and the Magic Kingdom. It is connected to Disney World Bay Lake. It’s the lake that you cross on the ferry. The Grand Floridian, the Polynesian Resort and the Contemporary Resort all have big beaches on the Seven Seas Lagoon […]

The Wave

The Wave closed in 2021 to make way for Steakhouse 71. Located within the Contemporary Resort, The Wave offers a casual American dining experience for the family. This trendy restaurant that features casual dining replaced an old favorite at the Contemporary, the Concourse Steakhouse as the all-day, casual dining option in the Contemporary Resort. As […]

Chef Mickey’s

Chef Mickey’s Restaurant is a great place to see Mickey and friends and have a surprisingly good meal. This is a great place for a family gathering. The restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner and hosts character meals with Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Pluto, Donald and more. (Characters change without notice.) During busier times of […]

California Grill

California Grill at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Sometimes, a Perfect Vacation isn’t complete without a truly memorable dining experience – something not meant for every day.  If you’re looking for a restaurant that captures the elegance of a fine dining experience, the freshest ingredients prepared in the most inspired ways, and views so spectacular they must have been created by Imagineers – […]

Bay Lake Tower – Disney Vacation Club Villas

Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort

Bay Lake Tower, has to be one of the coolest of the Disney Vacation Club resorts. Just look at it. It’s just cool. This resort takes the place of the aging North Garden Wing of Disney’s Contemporary Resort. It’s located just a little behind the Contemporary (that’s the hotel that the monorail runs through). From […]

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort, exterior building and monorail

Almost everyone who goes to Walt Disney World has been in the Contemporary Resort. That’s because the monorail runs right through the middle of it. It’s the coolest thing in the world to see the monorail disappear into the hotel and appear a few minutes later out the other end. The Contemporary is a special […]