Hungry? Check Out These “Contemporary Resort” Dining Options

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Walt Disney World offers a huge variety of dining options, from snack stands to full 5 course meals with wine pairings and everything in between! Figuring out where to eat can be a difficult decision, and there are a lot of factors to consider. Disney's Contemporary Resort offers many delicious dining choices, and it's just a short monorail ride away from the Magic Kingdom, making it the perfect place to go for a meal and a chance to relax and unwind after a long day of rides and fun at … [Read more...]


Former Disney Castmember Accused of Stealing From Guests

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A former Disney castmember is accused of stealing money from guests and transferring it to her own account.  Aurillely Bentancourt was a front desk castmember at the Disney's Contemporary Resort when detectives say she funneled customer's over payments and fraudulent charges into her bank account.Detectives said she took over-payments guests made on rooms and refunded the credit to her own credit card.  She also issued room credits to guests who she said had complained about their room to … [Read more...]


Disney World Refurbishment Schedule December 2012

Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for December 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website. CurrentHoney I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure (Hollywood Studios) closed through 11/16/12 for refurbishment. Studio Backlot Tour (Hollywood Studios) closed through 11/16/12 for refurbishment. American Film … [Read more...]


Gingerbread Holiday Displays at Walt Disney World

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For those of you that have had the pleasure of visiting Disney World at the holidays then you know exactly what I am talking about...one of my favorite things is the Gingerbread Holiday Displays at Disney World!If you have not had the pleasure yet of Disney during the holidays, put it on the bucket list, this trip will be well worth it, if only for the Gingerbread Holiday Displays (though I promise there is a lot more to Walt Disney World's holiday celebration!) So, a brief overview to … [Read more...]


Is Disney’s Wilderness Lodge the Right Resort For You?

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When you arrive at Walt Disney World and approach Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort for the first time it's difficult to believe that you are in central Florida as opposed to a beautiful woodland setting in the far northern part of the United States. The setting itself is gorgeous and it is matched by the beauty and splendor of the resort. It is one of Walt Disney World's best themed resorts and a favorite of thousands of regular visitors, in fact, many visitors to this resort simply will not … [Read more...]


Disney World Refurbishment Schedule November 2012

Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for November 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available here. CurrentCountry Bear Jamboree (Magic Kingdom) closed through … [Read more...]


Monorail Happy Hour – An Adult Escape!

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For those of you who have been to Walt Disney World before, you know that around 2 pm, the Magic Kingdom gets super crowded, the sun gets super hot, and the complaining/meltdowns/tantrums begin - and we aren't just talking kid meltdowns, I have witnessed many adult ones too! It's hot, crowded, you're tired, and you just need a break.My suggestion? Hop on the monorail and head over to the three monorail resorts for some rest, relaxation, and some adult beverages!Start your tour at The … [Read more...]


Disney World Refurbishment Schedule November 2012

Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for November 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available here. CurrentCountry Bear Jamboree (Magic Kingdom) closed through … [Read more...]


Top 10 Free or Cheap things to do outside of Disney World

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Many people think that Disney World is just the 4 parks, but there are many things to do outside of the parks that do not cost a lot and some are even free !Here is a list of a few of my recommendations of some free or cheap things to do outside of the parks, in no certain order.1) Visiting the many Disney resorts. Disney has over 20 resorts and each of them has a different theme, You can make a day of just going around and checking out all the different resorts. They are all beautifully … [Read more...]


Disney World Refurbishment Schedule October 2012

Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for June 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website. CurrentSurfboard Bay Pool (All-Star Sports Resort) closed through 9/28/12. The Grand Slam Pool will remain open. Hurricane Hanna’s (Yacht & Beach Club) closed through 9/29/12 for refurbishment. Country Bear Jamboree … [Read more...]