Category: Resorts

Things to Do on Walt Disney World Vacations without Going to the Parks

Believe it or not, it is possible to have an amazing Disney Vacation without going to the parks. Walt Disney World is a MASSIVE city, and there is plenty to do outside of the parks. Here is my list of favorite non-park activities, many of them FREE. Visit the Resorts Each Disney Resort has plenty

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Resort Rundown: Boardwalk Inn and Villas

We stayed at Boardwalk Villas on our last trip to Walt Disney World, a new resort for us. It was lovely, peaceful, and a new type of experience that we fully enjoyed. So let’s get into it! Like all Deluxe-level resorts at Walt Disney World, there is the Boardwalk Inn and the Boardwalk Villas, which

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Ale & Compass Restaurant

On our trip this month, we tried to do new things that we had never done before, and this lead to us having brunch at Ale & Compass. It’s safe to say, this is now one of our favorites! Located at the Yacht Club, this restaurant is BEAUTIFUL. Since we stayed at the Boardwalk, it

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Should You Do A Split Stay?

Well first of all, what is a split stay? A split stay is staying at two (or more) different hotels in one vacation. It is quite popular at Walt Disney World, but is it right for you? There are a lot of different reasons for doing a split stay. I’m here to explain the pros

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Holidays are Coming! Walt Disney World’s Winter Holiday Announcements!

It is halfway to the holidays and Walt Disney World has already released little sneak peaks of what they will be offering for 2021. Let’s check it out! Disney Very Merriest After Hours November 8-December 21, 2021, Magic Kingdom Park will host Holiday After Hours, instead of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Disney is doing

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Resort Rundown: Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Today, let’s take a look at one of the two original Walt Disney World Resort hotels: the Polynesian. This resort, themed after the South Pacific, is located right across the lagoon from the Magic Kingdom, which is accessible via monorail, boat, or walkway. It offers EXQUISITE views of Cinderella Castle and the Magic Kingdom’s fireworks

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How Will I Know? Choosing the Right Walt Disney World Resort for You!

There are 25+ hotels at Walt Disney World, so how do you know which resort is right for you and your family? Starting with the basics, the hotels generally fall into 3 categories: Value, Moderate, and Deluxe. There are also Deluxe Villas, which are generally DVC properties, and the Campgrounds. As you might imagine, the

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Resort Rundown: Coronado Springs Resort

Let’s talk the Moderate resort with the Deluxe feel: Coronado Springs! This beautiful resort, themed American Southwest/Northern Mexico, is located between Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. Coronado Springs opened on August 1, 1997, and is massive. There are nearly 2,000 rooms and suites in 3 villages surrounding the 15-acre lake called Lago Dorado. With the

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Best Lounges of Walt Disney World

You know about bars, you know about restaurants, but what do you know about the LOUNGES of Disney? Many offer delicious food from neighboring restaurants in a cheaper, smaller version with a themed atmosphere and good drinks. Let’s examine them! Nomad Lounge Up first, we head to Animal Kingdom, for what is probably the best

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Tips for Fireworks Viewing

Everyone is excited that fireworks are back!! I know that I cannot WAIT to see them in person again. First things first, they’re gonna be packed. We went nearly 500 days without them, and people are happy to embrace some shred of normalcy returning. Not to mention there will be TWO new fireworks shows beginning

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