Would you stay in a Pirate or a Princess room?

It’s time for a showdown! What will you choose? Are you a swashbuckler or more of a royal guest? Is it pirates and cross bones that excite you, or the thought of spending the night in a room fit for a princess? Disney now offers these two amazing themed room for your pirate or princess. Let’s take a look!

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Located at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort you will find yourself searching for buried treasure and having dreams of sailing the high seas in their Pirate themed rooms. Climb aboard these ship shaped beds and imagine yourself searching for gold with Captain Jack Sparrow or Captain Hook! Each room comes with two double sized beds great for a family of three or four. The room décor makes you feel as though you have become one of the Pirates of the Caribbean! Even the curtain separating the bathroom from the rest of the room will remind you of a ship’s sail. Don’t forget the treasure chest drawers and the sitting area with a mighty compass on the table.

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The fun doesn’t end here! Be sure to check out the Fuentes Del Morro Pool for some water adventures, featuring two waterslides! There is also a shipwreck play area in this pirate’s play land. This resort and themed room is the perfect place to have your little pirate embark on their great sea adventure!


For a change of scenery, why not book a Royal Guest Room at the Southern themed Port Orleans Riverside. These newly remodeled rooms are fit for royalty of any age! Princess Tiana has taken the time and care to make these rooms perfect for her friends! The attention to detail is absolute perfection. There are pictures of the princesses goofing around, bed spreads boasting princess decorations, even a genie lamp sink faucet from Jasmine! When you take the time to look around this room, you will feel like the royalty Tiana expected you to be! One of the most breathtaking amenities in the royal guest room is the headboards that are located behind each of the two queen sized beds. When the lights go down you can hit a button and watch fireworks fly into the night sky on these magnificent headboard.



The royalty treatment does not have to stop there at Port Orleans Riverside! Why not take your princess on a magical horse –drawn carriage ride? And don’t forget to take a leisurely swim in the Ol’ Man Island pool, which hosts a swimming hole, a fishing hole, three bridges and a waterslide built right into the millworks.

Both Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and Port Orleans Riverside have offer a Pirate Adventure Cruise, for those who may like a little of both worlds. This kids only (ages 4-12) adventure includes sailing, pirate tales, treasure chests, snacks and a drink. Ships sail daily, weather permitting, from 9:30-11:30am. This is a great idea for those princesses who can be as gruff as a pirate at times, and those pirates who just need even more adventure!

So which room do you choose? I would love to help you pick. Contact me today for a FREE quote for these rooms or any other Disney Resort and let your adventure begin! Tracy@travelwiththemagic.com

Vacationing in Cabins – Disney Style

This past week I was lucky enough to take a tour of cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. I was absolutely amazed at the beauty of this resort and by how spacious cabins were. If you love the rustic outdoors, this resort is the place for you!

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The cabins were nestled back from the road, surrounded by trees, but close enough that you can pick up the bus from your nearest Disney bus stop. Each cabin had a small grill out front, perfect for some great outdoor eats. Enjoy your dinner on your own private patio equipped with a picnic table, or bring your own lawn chairs to set up.


At this resort you can take advantage of the Disney dining plan but also pick up some tasty food to cook up from one of two Trading Posts located at the resort. These trading posts are fully stocked with groceries and supplies to make your cabin experience a very comfortable one.

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Golf carts are available to rent so you can take them around the resort grounds and not have to worry about getting too tired for the parks! There are also bikes to rent, and even some nature trails along the way for a nice evening stroll. Don’t forget the main pool area for a nice cool dip after a long day! And there is also a whirl pool and multiple quiet pools located around the property.

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The cabins sleep up to six adults and are very roomy and comfortable. There is a full kitchen area in each cabin. The bedroom consisted of a queen size bed, bunk beds, and in the living room, a Murphy bed that when put back up blended so well into the wall I didn’t know it was even there!

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These cabins are great for families of any size and age. There are so many out door activities to do that these are perfect for the family who may want to take a break outside of a Disney park, but still get the same Disney feel right in their own back yard, literally!

I can’t wait to get my family together and take a trip to the cabins. Have you stayed? I would love to book your cabin today. Please contact me, Tracy@travelwiththemagic.com and let’s get you to these rustic cabins right in the heart of Disney!

‘Ohana’s Best Friends Character Breakfast


‘Ohana, which means family, is one of my personal favorite restaurants. You really are treated like family there. You are even referred to as cousin. ‘Ohana is located at the Polynesian Resort which has a beautiful tropical oasis setting.


This character meal is a must do for all Lilo and Stitch fans. These lovable characters are also joined by Mickey and Pluto. Each character will spend some one-on-one time at each table. Make sure to bring along your autograph book and camera. This is a great opportunity to snap a keepsake photo. The kids will also enjoy parading around the restaurant in a conga line and playing games.

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Your waiter/waitress will initially bring you a basket of bread followed by a plate of fruit. You will forever be in love with the pineapple bread and cinnamon rolls. The main breakfast platter includes biscuits, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and potatoes. No Disney breakfast would be complete without Mickey waffles. The POG juice was really good also – orange, pineapple, and guava. Remember it is all you can eat so don’t hesitate to request seconds.


This is a character meal that is sure to not disappoint. It is a great way to start your day before heading to the parks.

I would love to help you plan your next magical vacation to Disney World. Contact me today for a no obligation quote.

Michelle Terry



Grand Floridian Resort – Royal Palm Club

I have many people ask me why I like to stay at the Grand Floridian Resort concierge level. I tell them it’s the service and convenience that concierge has to offer.

It’s nice to wake up early and get our breakfast quickly so we can get to the parks at opening time. The lounge is set up with many items to chose from. They have bagels, fruit, cereal, pastries, hot coffee, tea, etc. It’s so nice to be able to walk out of our room and go to the 4th floor quickly to get started on our day.

The concierge Cast Members are a big part of the reason why we come back time after time. They are delightful and willing to help you with all their effort. If you need to change a dining reservation or make a last minute one, they are there to help. They can help guide you to which park you would like to do for the day, or give you great suggestions on restaurants, entertainment or help plan out your day. If you have a question on any aspect of Disney World, they know the answer. These are cast members who love their job and do it well.

The afternoon tea is my most favorite time of the day. It’s a time to relax after visiting the parks in the morning and come back for a cup of tea and scones. I feel that I am transported back in time where elegance and old charm is surrounding me. The ambiance of the Grand Floridian helps immerse you in that time travel.

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As we wind down to the evening, the evening offerings are a delight. They change nightly and make a great appetizer before you head off to dinner. Also, the wine a beer offerings are very impressive.

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I must not forget desert. It’s a great way to end the evening with chocolate covered strawberries and mini deserts…and of course, the evening cordials to help you nod off to sweet dreams.

If you would love to book a trip to The Grand you can contact me at (800) 670-4312 x130 or Georgia@travelwiththemagic.com

Fun on the Water at Walt Disney World

Many people travel to Walt Disney World to experience pirates, flying elephants, spinning tea cups and, of course castles and princesses.  Did you know you could spend your whole vacation outside of the parks and still have plenty to do?

One of the non-theme park activities we’ve enjoyed during our visits is taking some time to rent a boat and explore one of the many waterways at Walt Disney World. Experienced boater or not, there’s something for everyone to enjoy with Disney’s fleet of boats.

Boat rentals are available at many of the resorts as well as the Downtown Disney Marketplace. You do not have to be a guest at the resort to rent a boat at that location.

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Resorts that have marinas include the following:

Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Contemporary Resort

Polynesian Resort

Wilderness Lodge Resort

Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

Caribbean Beach Resort

Port Orleans Resort

Coronado Springs Resort

Old Key West Resort

From arm powered, leg powered, wind powered to motorized ~ Disney has a boat for every speed. Please note not all boat types are available at all locations. Some rentals are also available by the hour and day. Please contact guest services at the resort to check availability.

Canoes and Kayaks are a peaceful way to explore inlets and bays. Available at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, Port Orleans and Caribbean Beach. $6.50 for 30 minutes.

Pedal Boats provide a relaxing ride along waterways at Caribbean Beach and Old Key West. $6.50 for 30 minutes.

12 foot sailboats are available at Caribbean Beach Resort and the Wilderness Lodge and 13 foot catamarans are available at the Grand Floridian. Prices range from $20-25 per hour.

Sea Racers are the most popular way to explore the water, especially the Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon area in front of the Magic Kingdom. These speedy little boats hold up to 2 guests. You must be at least 12 years old and 5 feet tall to drive. Younger guests may ride as a passenger. Available at select marinas. $32 for 30 minutes.

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Boston Whalers hold up to 6 passengers. Guests must be 18 years or older to drive. Available at select marinas. $45 for 30 minutes.

Sun Tracker Pontoon Boats are the largest rentals available. These hold up to 10 guests and drivers must be 18 years or older. Available at select marinas. $45 for 30 minutes.

Disney’s water patrol has a large presence on the waterways to ensure the safety of all guests.

If you book a Magic Your Way package you will receive a coupon for a discount on boat rentals in your final documents package.

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So next time you are at Walt Disney World take some time away from the parks for a leisurely float down a river or a quick zip across Seven Seas Lagoon. It’s one of the many ways to enjoy your Walt Disney World vacation outside of the theme parks!

My name is Susan Heidenrich and I would love to help your family plan their next Disney vacation. I am a Disney Destination Specialist with Travel with the Magic and my concierge trip planning services are complementary. You can contact me at SusanH@travelwiththemagic.com or follow me on facebook for news, tips, tricks and specials related to Disney Destinations and the Disney Cruise Line.

Port Orleans Resort – Sassagoula River Boats

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Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts sits on the Sassagoula River. The Sassagoula River is a 2 ½ mile river that connects Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts, Old Key West Resort and Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa to Downtown Disney. Each resort has their own boat system to take passengers to and from Downtown Disney. On our vacation in April, we stayed in a preferred room at Port Orleans Riverside. It was a quick walk to the boat dock. We waited a few minutes to board a boat and were on our way to Downtown Disney to do some shopping. It was about a 20 minute boat ride from Port Orleans Riverside to Downtown Disney. The boat from Port Orleans Riverside stops at Port Orleans French Quarter first before arriving at Downtown Disney.

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When we arrived at Downtown Disney, the boat docked right near the Rainforest Café Restaurant and Cap’n Jack’s Restaurant. The boats run from 10am – 11:30pm. If you miss the last boat, the bus systems run till 2am. It there is bad weather, they will stop running the boats.

While at Downtown Disney, you will see other boats. You can tell the difference by the flags that are flown on the front of the boats. The yellow flag is for the boats that go to and from Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts. The other color flags are: red, blue and green. The red flags are for the boats that take you from the marketplace to the west side (near Cirque de Soleil). I would suggest taking the boat one night so you can see the lights at Downtown Disney. The blue flag boats depart the Pleasure Island dock to Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa. The green flag boats also depart the Pleasure Island dock and take you to Disney’s Old Key West Resort.

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If you would like to sit back, relax and enjoy a cruise down the Sassagoula River, contact me at: Karen@travelwiththemagic.com or my facebook page.

Disney World Resorts for a Family of 5


Do you have a family of 5? If so, then this article is for you. Traveling with a party of more than 4 does require a bit of extra planning when visiting Disney World. Thankfully, you do have options and there are options for every budget too. I hope this list is helpful in helping you choose the Disney Resort that is right for your family. (This list does NOT include the properties that are Deluxe Villas or Disney Vacation Club properties such as Saratoga Springs, the Boardwalk Villas, Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary Resort and others).

First up are the Deluxe properties. Nearly all of the Deluxe properties have the ability to sleep 5 to a room. From the Grand Floridian to the Animal Kingdom Lodge, there are deluxe properties in a variety of different themes and pricing. The properties are: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Beach Club Resort, BoardWalk Inn, Contemporary Resort, Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Wilderness Lodge and the Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.. Most of the Deluxe properties have rooms with a day bed or a suite configuration to sleep a family of 5. (Wilderness Lodge and Animal Kingdom Lodge have some rooms with bunk beds too). The Deluxe properties are located in close proximity to parks. The BoardWalk area resorts are within walking distance to Epcot or Hollywood Studios. The monorail resorts are located a hop, skip and a jump away from the Magic Kingdom! These resorts offer more recreation options such as boat rentals, a gym, a pool waterslide and more. They also have multiple restaurants (table service and quick service) on property (with the exception of the BoardWalk Inn which has the entire BoardWalk area at its feet). These resorts are generally more expensive properties. But oftentimes if there is a room rate discount available, these resorts can provide a wonderful option for larger families.


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Next are the Moderate Resorts. This list includes Port Orleans – Riverside and the Cabins at Fort Wilderness. Port Orleans – Riverside has rooms with a small murphy bed to accommodate a party of 5. The Cabins can sleep 6 with a double bed and bunk beds in the bedroom and a Murphy bed in the living area. Both of these resorts offer some great features not found in the value resorts. Port Orleans has bus transportation to all parks and boat transportation to Downtown Disney. You can share amenities at its sister resort – Port Orleans French Quarter, giving you access to 2 pools, 1 table service restaurant and 2 food courts! Fort Wilderness is almost an experience of its own. There is boat transportation to the Magic Kingdom and bus transportation to all other parks. There are 2 restaurants, 2 dinner shows and snack bars available. Fort Wilderness is also home to horseback riding, bike rentals and more. AND it is the only pet friendly resort on property.

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Cabins at Fort Wilderness

The last resorts with rooms for families of up to 6 people are the Value Resorts – the family suites at All-Star Music and Art of Animation. The family suites at All-Star Music have a bedroom, 2 bathrooms, a mini-kitchenette and a sleeper sofa and sleeper chair. The family suites at Art of Animation are set up slightly differently with a bedroom, 2 bathrooms, a mini-kitchenette and a sleeper sofa and a table that turns into a bed (Murphy bed style). Both of these resorts provide bus transportation to all parks. Also, no table service restaurant is available on property. But they both have great quick service food courts. The suites at All-Star Music are located in the first two buildings on either side of the guitar shaped pool, giving you quick access to the main building and the bus stops. There are two pools – the main guitar shaped family pool and the piano shaped quiet pool as well as a kiddie pool near the guitar pool. There is also a playground available. The suites at Art of Animation are themed – Cars, Finding Nemo or Lion King. The Finding Nemo wing has the main attraction pool but there is also a pool in the Cars wing, the Little Mermaid wing and a play area in the Lion King wing. There is also a splash area near the Finding Nemo pool.


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So just because you have a larger family doesn’t mean that staying on property at Disney World is impossible! I’d love to help you and your family find the best resort for you. Please email me at Amy@TravelwiththeMagic.com or you can find me on Facebook. You can also call me at 1-800-670-4312, ext 129. I can’t wait to plan your family’s MAGICAL vacation!

California Grill-A great place for WISHES!

California Grill is a top spot for foodies at Walt Disney World. Perched atop the Contemporary Resort, this Signature Dining experience provides breathtaking views of the Magic Kingdom and Seven Seas Lagoon. And the food? Don’t even get me started on the food…because this is not a restaurant review. But, I will tell you the food is fantastic. It’s fresh, its tasty, its one of a kind recipes prepared by some of the best chefs in the world. And the sushi is to die for.

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But, like I said, this is not a restaurant review. This is a plea for you to experience one of the most magical (and romantic) evenings at Walt Disney World. California Grill is a great date place or family place. If you decide to dine here, take my advice and tell your travel agent you would like to dine during the fireworks. We will do our best to get you in so that you can experience the Magic Kingdom Fireworks show, Wishes, from the top of Walt Disney World. Whether you eat before, during, or after the fireworks, you want to be there at this time!


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Your server will let you know before you order when the fireworks will be and when you can go to the observation deck. You will be able to let them know if you prefer to go ahead and get your food or wait until the show is over. You may even time it just right and come back to your table to find your dessert waiting for you.

About 10 minutes before the show starts the lights will dim and you can make your way to the outside observation deck with unobstructed views of Cinderella’s castle. The music from the show is piped in so you don’t miss a thing. The ambiance is really magical, even watching from afar. I promise this will be the highlight of your trip!

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Remember you can make advanced dining reservations 180 days ahead of time. Please note that California Grill is currently closed for a refurbishment. The web is a buzz with excitement for the updated décor and the updated menu. Their famous sushi chef has retired but she left a protégé behind who is preparing new ideas even as we speak! And the other chefs are updating favorite dishes as they also create brand new recipes to debut when they open back up in late Summer. A specific re-opening date has not yet been announced but be sure to sign up for the Travel with the Magic Newsletter to stay up to date on all the latest news-Including the California Grill refurbishment.

I would love to help you plan your next Disney Vacation and especially a magical experience like watching Wishes from the California Grill. Contact me today for a free quote or to answer your questions! See ya real soon, Aleshia aleshia@travelwiththemagic.com

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Which Disney BoardWalk Resort is right for you?

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Thinking of staying in one of Disney’s lovely BoardWalk Resorts? Not sure which one is best for your particular needs? Here is a list of some pros and cons for each resort that I hope you’ll find helpful when making your decision. In addition to the resorts mentioned below there is also Disney’s Beach Club Villas as well as Disney’s BoardWalk Villas. Swan and Dolphin resorts are also located along the BoardWalk but they are not Disney owned. In order to simplify things, I am only focusing on Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and Disney’s Boardwalk Inn for now.

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Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Disney’s Beach Club Resort features a refined yet casual New England-style beach theme. This resort is slightly less formal when comparing it to Disney’s Yacht Club and Disney’s BoardWalk Inn yet it’s still upscale and lovely. The colors are calming with muted shades of blue, yellow, cream and green.


  • Located at Epcot’s back door, International Gateway entrance, this makes it a quick and easy stroll to the park. In addition to walking, there are Friendship boats you can take as well but walking will probably get you there quicker.
  • Quick Service: Beach Club Marketplace is located in Disney’s Beach Club Resort for limited quick service dining options. If grabbing a coffee with your refillable mug is important to you each morning, it’s easier to get to in comparison to the other BoardWalk resorts. You can also get limited quick service items at Hurricane Hannah’s by Stormalong Bay for lunch, hours are 11AM-6PM.
  • Table Service: Table service restaurants featured are Cape May Cafe which is a character buffet with Minnie and friends for breakfast and a New England Clam Bake without characters for dinner. Also located at Disney’s Beach Club is the casual and yummy Beaches and Cream where advanced dining reservations are not needed.
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort has Stormalong Bay which is an amazing pool that has a sand bottom featuring a lazy river, 3 whirlpool spas, kiddie pool with slide, huge zero entry wading pool and the Flying Jib water slide.
  • Sandcastle Club, which is a kid’s activity center for children ages 3-12 years is located inside Disney’s Beach Club.
  • Views offered are lagoon/pool, standard and garden view. Some lagoon views are available where you can see Tower of Terror including a few fireworks from Fantasmic.

Things to Consider

  • Located slightly further from Disney’s Hollywood Studios if walking.
  • Quick service options are located in a small store, Beach Club Marketplace, and are very limited, especially if you are used to large Disney food courts like many other Disney resorts have. There is very limited seating which is available in the hallway or inside the Solarium off lobby.
  • Half of the balconies are standing only, very small, no chairs.
  • Stormalong Bay while wonderful is very large and spread out which can be a challenge to keep up with family members.
  • Resort shares buses with other BoardWalk resorts. I recommend driving a car if you have one onsite. If you need to take a bus, allow ample time to get to Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
  • If you have a car onsite, there will be quite a walk from the parking lot to your room. I recommend using Disney’s valet service which is $15 per day + tip.

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Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is decorated more formally after a New England Yacht Club. It features nautical details, lovely wood trim, touches of brass and fabrics in rich colors such as red, blue and yellow. Some say Disney’s Yacht Club is more refined and better for adults traveling without children but I believe it’s still very family friendly as it is Disney after all!


  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort connects to Disney’s Beach Club Resort. It’s not too far to walk from one to the other and use both amenities, although it is a bit maze like.
  • Slightly closer walk to Disney’s Hollywood Studios compared to Disney’s Beach Club Resort.
  • Quick Service: You can get limited quick service items at Hurricane Hannah’s by Stormalong Bay for lunch, hours are 11AM-6PM.
  • Table Service: There is Signature dining restaurant onsite, Yachtsman Steakhouse as well as a table service restaurant, Captain’s Grille.
  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort features a convention center.
  • Most rooms have a full size balcony.
  • Resort has Stormalong Bay which is an amazing pool that has a sand bottom featuring a lazy river, 3 whirlpool spas, kiddie pool with slide, huge zero entry wading pool and the Flying Jib water slide.
  • Views available are lagoon/pool, standard and garden. There are a few rooms that offer IllumiNations fireworks views but they are very limited and cannot be guaranteed. Keep in mind IllumiNations fireworks are shot off the water so they are low.

Things to Consider

  • Located slightly further from Epcot if walking.
  • Quick Service: There is no quick service restaurant located inside Disney’s Yacht Club. You will need to walk to Disney’s Beach Club or BoardWalk Bakery if you want to use your refillable mug for coffee. There is a small nook off the lobby that features specialty coffee but it will not be covered on the Disney dining plan and you cannot use your refillable mug. There are also very limited pastries available as well but no hot options.
  • Stormalong Bay while wonderful is very large and spread out which can be a challenge to keep up with family members.
  • Resort shares buses with other BoardWalk resorts. I recommend driving a car if you have one onsite. If you need to take a bus, allow ample time to get to Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
  • If you have a car onsite, there will be quite a walk from the parking lot to your room. I recommend using Disney’s valet service which is $15 per day + tip.

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Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn features the charm of turn-of-the-century Atlantic City.  Don’t be fooled by the whimsical, carnival details as it definitely has an upscale, formal feel to this lovely resort.


  • Located next to restaurants, clubs and shops along the BoardWalk.
  • Complimentary nightly entertainment can be found along the BoardWalk featuring magicians, jugglers and midway games which is fun for all ages.
  • It is located closest to Disney’s Hollywood Studios (approximately one mile). There are also Friendship boats you can use should you choose not to walk. If you miss a boat from Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, it’s an easy walk to Swan/Dolphin where you can board a Friendship boat as well. It’s also located close to Epcot.
  • Luna Park is the main pool featuring a 200 ft water slide as well as a kiddie pool and whirlpool spa. There are also two quiet pools onsite.
  • There is a 20,000 square foot conference center.
  • Most rooms have a full size balcony.
  • This is a great resort for all ages but particularly for adults traveling without children since you can visit restaurants, bars and dance clubs conveniently.
  • Views available are standard or water view. There are some rooms that offer views of Spaceship Earth, France’s Eiffel Tower and IllumiNations fireworks views but they are limited and cannot be guaranteed. Keep in mind IllumiNations fireworks are shot off the water so they are low.

Things to Consider

  • There are no restaurants located inside Disney’s BoardWalk Inn. You’ll need to walk to the BoardWalk restaurants. If you want to use your refillable mug for coffee in the morning, you’ll need to to go Boardwalk Bakery or the Bellevue Lounge. Seashore Sweets and Leaping Horse Libations offer refills for lunch/dinner. If you want a Signature restaurant there is Flying Fish Cafe and you can find table service restaurants such as Kouzzina, Big River Grille and Brewing Works and ESPN Club. There are also limited options available at Leaping Horse Libations (main pool), the Bellevue Lounge and carts along the Boardwalk.
  • There are long hallways if you are located at the end of one of the wings. You have to go through lobby in order to have access to BoardWalk.
  • The BoardWalk is pretty lively so noise may be an issue.
  • Resort shares buses with other BoardWalk resorts. I recommend driving a car if you have one onsite. If you need to take a bus, allow ample time to get to Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
  • If you have a car onsite, there will be quite a walk from the parking lot to your room. I recommend using Disney’s valet service which is $15 per day + tip.

Each of the Disney BoardWalk resorts are lovely. They each have similarities yet they are all unique in their own way. I highly recommend giving the BoardWalk area a try. I think you’ll be happy you did.

Feel free to contact me at corby@travelwiththemagic.com. I’d love to help you choose the one that is perfect for YOU!