Visiting the Beaches at Walt Disney World

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I'm sitting here in wintry Pennsylvania, dreaming of warmer weather, sunshine, and sand between my toes!  My family plans a week-long summer vacation to the Jersey shore each June, and I'm also hoping to make a trip to Disney's Hilton Head Island resort this spring.  But, what about Walt Disney World?  Are there beaches to visit there?The answer is "absolutely!"  There are actually several beaches on Disney property.  If you're dreaming of some sand between your toes too, here are some … [Read more...]





Cruising The Waters Of The World

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My favorite thing to do at Walt Disney World outside the parks, and now my son's favorite, was always renting one of the little two-person boats for a cruise in one of the property's many waterways. The "water mice" of my childhood have been replaced by Sea Raycers designed specially for Disney by Sea Ray. These little 10 foot beauties zip along powered by a 9.9 horsepower outboard engine and are tremendous fun!You need not be a resort guest to rent a boat, so you can pick and choose where … [Read more...]





Disney Confidential – Coming Soon Brand New Vacation Club Property

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Here there guys and gals Anonymouse here. Miss me?Before I start my Gossip Column today I wanted to ask all of you to stop by and LIKE my Facebook page. I notice all the other writers here on Chip and Co have like 1000 fans. Don’t ask me how Chip has almost 8000? But if you like my news stories and want to hear  more gossip be sure to add me as a friend. Click here to check it out.Now onto today's Gossip! No today's article is not about Grand Floridian Expansion which I called earlier … [Read more...]





Disney’s Wilderness Lodge: Cooking the Old-Fashioned Way

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Down-home cooking reflecting the spirit of the American pioneer tempts modern-day appetites at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.Mealtime traditions of the grand lodges of the late 1800s are captured, from the types of food and cooking methods to the dining-room ambiance of the lodge’s restaurants: chefs slow-smoking meats and serving up fresh fruit cobbler for dessert; high, wood-beamed ceilings, and dormers framing views of waterfalls, tall pines and Bay Lake.Dining options at the 728-room … [Read more...]





H2O! FUN FACTS: ‘Count’ on Having a Waterful Time at Walt Disney World Resort

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Even its hometown suggests a beautiful place of water. And Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista does not disappoint:There are more than 850 acres of lakes featuring nearly 130,000 feet of shoreline. And that’s just on “the surface”: Beneath the surface of the seven largest lakes are a combined 3.122 billion gallons of water.There are 66 miles of canals. Water parks. One of the world’s largest enclosed marine environments. Theme park attractions featuring water. Recreation in, … [Read more...]