California Grill Lounge Review

This post reviews our experience at the California Grill Lounge, which is really just an area in the middle of the restaurant with a different style of tables and chairs that doesn’t require reservations. Like California Grill itself, the lounge is a Signature Restaurant participating in the Disney Dining Plan. It also accepts the Tables

Art of Animation v. Fort Wilderness

In the current tier system of Walt Disney World hotels, there are two resorts that don’t really fit: Art of Animation Family Suites and the Fort Wilderness Campground Cabins. This post offers a head-to-head smackdown between the “island of misfit resorts.” This continues our Walt Disney World hotel comparison series of posts with an unlikely match-up

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Review

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is a Moderate Resort hotel at Walt Disney World with a tropical theme. This review has been substantially updated with numerous new photos and thoughts concerning the new rooms and other changes at the resort based on our recent stay here. Suffice to say, a lot has changed at Caribbean Beach Resort,

Coronado Springs Hotel Tower Expansion!

Walt Disney World has just announced another hotel expansion, this time adding a 15-story tower to Coronado Springs Resort that will add 500 rooms, including suites and concierge-level services. Additionally, the resort will also refurbish its current resort rooms, transforming its landscape with floating gardens and an island that connects the resort through a series

Gondola Skyway Coming to Walt Disney World?

Permits have been filed for structures at Walt Disney World that suggest a gondola system could be added to service Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Caribbean Beach Resort, and Art of Animation. This story comes thanks to the sleuths on the WDWMagic forums, particularly @danlb_2000 who uncovered the permits and @P_Radden who put together a map (please go there to see both; they