Disney World Closures and Refurbishments

Cinderella Castle front angle, Magic Kingdom Park

Disney World is a massive property, with four theme parks, two water parks, a shopping and dining complex, and numerous hotels. With that in mind, there are constant updates and changes happening behind-the-scenes at the Most Magical Place on Earth. When you’re visiting, you may want to prepare for different Disney World closures, scheduled for […]

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Staying in one of the Disney World hotels can take a good vacation and turn it into a GREAT vacation. It seems like there is a little bit of extra Magic built into the walls of each room. No, I’m not kidding… The hotels at Walt Disney World range from Simple to extravagant. There really […]

Walt Disney World Hotels: Should You Stay Onsite or Offsite?

Walt Disney World Resorts: Stay Onsite or Offsite?

Who should stay at a hotel inside Disney World? Good question. Not everyone needs to stay with the Mouse. In fact some of you definitely shouldn’t stay in a Disney hotel. Choosing a hotel for your magical vacation is the most important choice you’ll make. It’s the place where you’ll spend the most time. There […]

Convention at Walt Disney World

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World

A Convention at Walt Disney World, what a novel concept. If your company decides on Orlando for it’s next get together, you have Dad’s congratulations and condolences. Orlando and Disney World are developing into a top business destination. Disney has been working for years on their convention facilities. They, along with Orlando, are becoming a […]

Walt Disney World Discount Hotels

The Disney World Value Resorts are the cheapest hotels at Walt Disney World, but they come with some really nice perks. Of course we’re talking about the Value Resorts. These are the cheapest, but also some of the most interesting hotels at Disney World. Disney World Value Resorts Disney calls these hotels Value Resorts. These […]

Victoria and Albert’s

Victoria and Albert’s is the best restaurant at Walt Disney World (or at least the most expensive). This is not your normal theme park hamburger joint. it’s a high-class, high-priced dining experience. From the time you walk in the door and are greeted by Victoria and Albert (your servers) until 2 hours or more later, […]

Christmas in Walt Disney World Hotels

Christmas in Walt Disney World Hotels, Grand Floridian gingerbread house

Dad loves doing Christmas in the Disney World Hotels. One of the first things we do every time we visit at Christmas is to hop on the monorail and check out the decorations in the monorail hotels. All of the hotels at WDW get all dressed up for Christmas. There are some amazing displays. Each […]

Disney’s Beach Club Villas

Disney's Beach Club Villas, Disney Vacation Club signage

Disney’s Beach Club Villas are the newest addition to the Disney Beach/Yacht Club Resort area. This Disney Vacation Club Resort is very convenient to EPCOT, Disney Hollywood Studios and the Boardwalk area. Located along Crescent Lake across the water from Disney’s BoardWalk and within walking distance to EPCOT and Disney Hollywood Studios, these villas are […]

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 […]

Animal Kingdom Villas: Jambo House and Kidani Village

Animal Kingdom Villas, Kidani Village

The Animal Kingdom Villas is part of the Animal Kingdom Lodge complex. The villas are part of the Disney Vacation Club, the condo rental portion of Disney World. These are the Vacation Club rooms with the best view (except for maybe the Bay Lake Towers). Like the Animal Kingdom Lodge, the villas have their own […]