Polynesian Resort and Ferry Dock Construction

The Disney Vacation Club (DVC) construction continues at the Polynesian Resort and the new Ferry Docks look to be complete at both the Ticket and Transportation Center (TTC) and the Magic Kingdom.   The new Ferry Docks will allow for 2 Ferry’s to be docked at the same time increasing overall capacity.    This will […]

Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Grand Floridian

Did You Know Today’s TIGGERIFIC TUESDAY TRIVIA on the Grand Floridian On Thursday we check into the Grand Floridian to celebrate our 15 year Wedding Anniversary.   So this week I thought I would offer up a couple interesting facts about the resort.   The resort opened in June of 1988 with the name of Grand Floridian Beach […]

Disney’s Grand Floridian Celebrates 25 Years

It was on this day 25 years ago the Grand Floridian opened its doors.   Sitting on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon and themed after Victorian era beach resorts of the 19th and 20th century, this resort boasts 867 elegant rooms.     Currently under construction is the addition of 147 villas which will be the […]

Hidden Mickey Monday: Old Key West Resort

Today’s Hidden Mickey Monday is from the Old Key West Resort Slide.   Old Key West was originally called Disney’s Vacation Club Resort and was the first Disney Vacation Club Timeshare Resort.   The resort is styled after a Key West theme and rooms are the largest of any of the Timeshare resorts.   The pool itself is […]

Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Did you know: Disney’s Polynesian Resort was one of only 2 hotels on property when Disney World opened in 1971. Both the Polynesian and Contemporary Hotels had their rooms constructed off site in a modular fashion and they were just slid or stacked into steel frames. This was done to help speed up the construction […]

Rate Resort: Caribbean Beach Resort (Pirate Rooms)

Opened: April 1988 Level: Moderate Theme: Tropical Islands (Caribbean) Arrrrre you a Pirate? Or a land lubber??? If thee be a Pirate then read on. Welcome home to Caribbean Beach Resort and the Pirate Themed Rooms. The Caribbean Beach Resort is a moderately priced resort at Walt Disney World with 2,112 rooms all circling a 45 […]

Royal Rooms at Port Orleans Resort

 Today the Disney Parks Blog reported that the Royal Guest Rooms officially open at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort    As many of you know this is one of our favorite moderate resorts at Disney World and this just adds to the overall appeal of this resort.   These new rooms feature firework headboards and royal fixtures.   […]

Rate Resort: Animal Kingdom Lodge (Jamba House)

Opened: April 2001  Level:  Deluxe  Theme:  African Village We just returned from a wonderful stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.  We reserved an Arusha Savanna view room and were upgraded to Kilimanjaro Club at check in which was a nice surprise.   The Club included access to the Kilimanjaro Club lounge where they had breakfast and […]