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Contemporary Resort at Christmas

As our tour of Walt Disney World hotels at Christmas-time continues, we continue in the Magic Kingdom area. At Contemporary Resort, we’ll take a look at the Cinderella Castle gingerbread display, outdoor icon tree, and holiday decorations at the hotel. (Updated November 5, 2019.) This continues as we attempt to expand upon our Free Self-Guided Walt

The History of EPCOT Center

Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center opened on October 1, 1982. This page takes a look at the history of EPCOT Center, featuring photos of many extinct attractions, and more. While EPCOT Center opened in 1982, its history goes back much further. EPCOT (which stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) was a personal vision of Walt

Before Sunrise in Magic Kingdom

Last week, we set out for Magic Kingdom shortly before 6 a.m. for morning Extra Magic Hours. After breezing through bag check and the turnstiles, a small group of dedicated Walt Disney World guests waited in front of the floral Mickey to enter and beat the hordes of spring breakers that would later descend upon

Grand Floridian at Christmas

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the next stop in the Magic Kingdom area on our tour of Walt Disney World hotels at Christmas. In this post, we’ll take a look at the iconic gingerbread house, the resort’s towering icon tree, and the other elegant decorations at WDW’s flagship resort. A visit to the Grand

Animal Kingdom Lodge at Christmas

The next stop in our Christmas-time hotel tour takes us to Animal Kingdom Lodge, a resort few guests will visit, at least if they aren’t staying there. That’s a shame, as it’s arguably the best resort at Walt Disney World. This continues as we attempt to expand upon our Free Self-Guided Walt Disney World Yuletide Resort

BoardWalk Inn at Christmas

Our holiday walk around Walt Disney World’s Epcot-area resorts continues with BoardWalk Inn. This picks up after a short walk around Crescent Lake following our evening visits to Yacht Club and Beach Club for Christmas. We’re going to start picking up the pace of these individual hotel posts since Christmas isn’t getting any further away and

Beach Club Resort at Christmas

The next Walt Disney World hotel stop on our stroll around Crescent Lake is Beach Club. This follows our visit to Yacht Club, and continues as we attempt to expand upon our Free Self-Guided Walt Disney World Yuletide Resort Tour with a series of individual resort posts because why not?! If you don’t have Annual Passes, that