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Two Disney Kids Clubs Get Enhanced ProgrammingTwo Disney Kids Clubs Get Enhanced Programming
November 23, 2015
If you're the parent of a child who has experienced the kids or youth clubs on Disney Cruise Line ships, you probably know that the activities go well beyond simple crafts and movies. The young club-goers have their own extensive itineraries from which to choose, and the selections are so engaging that the kids often don't want to leave the clubs. But now, visitors to Walt Disney World won't have to set sail to experience the same award-winning programming.


Polynesian Hidden MickeysPolynesian Hidden Mickeys
November 23, 2015
Steve Barrett is back with Hidden Mickey images from Disney's Polynesian Village Resort


Thanksgiving Dining around the WorldThanksgiving Dining around the World
November 23, 2015
Walt Disney World Resort guests can indulge in a fresh take on an American tradition by enjoying their Thanksgiving feast Nov. 26, 2015 with a bounty of Disney tastes. With more than 30 different dining choices at Disney theme parks and resorts, families and friends can come together for a variety of Thanksgiving lunch and dinner offerings.


Themed Gingerbread Display Opens at BoardWalk ResortThemed Gingerbread Display Opens at BoardWalk Resort
November 19, 2015
The BoardWalk Resort's Holiday Gingerbread House opens at 5 p.m. on November 18. This year, the reimagined display is called "Ginger's Bread and Cookie Shoppe." Inspiration for the display came from concession stands that dotted the boardwalks of yesteryear, with architectural details reminiscent of seashore inns and bungalows and a color palette taken from Atlantic City saltwater taffy. Daily hours of operation with be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Gingerbread House hosts Ribbon CuttingGingerbread House hosts Ribbon Cutting
November 19, 2015
The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will host its 17th Annual Gingerbread House Opening Ceremony on November 19 at 10 a.m. in the main lobby. Immediately following the ribbon cutting, merchandise and treats will be available for purchase.


Cruise Line Kids Programming Coming to Disney WorldCruise Line Kids Programming Coming to Disney World
November 19, 2015
Beginning December 4, the Sandcastle Club at Disney's Beach Club Resort and Lilo's Playhouse at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort will offer new programming similar to that onboard Disney Cruise Line. Children left at these supervised children's activity centers that cater to kids 3 to 12 will now be able to participate in cooking activities, adventures in science, plus character interactions. In addition there will be the usual toys and games, dress up, crafts, storytelling and dancing, and dinner is included! Pricing is $55 per child from 4:30 to midnight. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations and more information.


Annual Meeting Announces DVC IncreasesAnnual Meeting Announces DVC Increases
November 19, 2015
The "Notice of 2015 Annual Meetings" for each Disney Vacation Club resort which includes budget figures for the coming year -- have been posted online by DVC. Annual increases range from 0.31 percent for owners of Disney's Vero Beach Resort to a 5.11 percent increase for owners of Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa.


Thanksgiving Recreation Events Now Available Thanksgiving Recreation Events Now Available
November 19, 2015
Recreation Calendars for the Walt Disney World-based Disney Vacation Club properties are now available for November 2015. As always, activities vary from resort-to-resort. Of note, Disney's Old Key West Resort and Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort are both hosting a full day of special events to entertain guests on Thanksgiving Day.


Old Key West 1 Bedroom Extensive Photo Gallery Old Key West 1 Bedroom Extensive Photo Gallery
November 18, 2015
All new photos of the Old Key West 1 Bedroom Villa


AllEarsNet TV: Trail's End Restaurant AllEarsNet TV: Trail's End Restaurant
November 13, 2015
Join Deb and her special guest Ron Belin as they review all three meals offered at the Trail's End restaurant in Ft. Wilderness.


Cabin Renovations Make ProgressCabin Renovations Make Progress
November 10, 2015
UPDATE: on the Fort Wilderness Cabin renovation. Loops 2200 and 2300 have been completed. At this time, the 2400 and 2600 loops are closed for renovation.


Fort Wilderness FAQ UPDATEDFort Wilderness FAQ UPDATED
November 07, 2015
We've updated the Ft. Wilderness FAQ!


Trail's End Breakfast Buffet Offerings VIDEOTrail's End Breakfast Buffet Offerings VIDEO
November 07, 2015
Check out what's for Breakfast at the Trail's End in Fort. Wilderness


Schedule Change for Electrical Water PageantSchedule Change for Electrical Water Pageant
November 06, 2015
The Electrical Water Pageant will start 30 minutes earlier on Thursdays and Fridays from November 12 to December 18. Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Beginning at 8:30pm Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Beginning at 8:45pm Disney's Wilderness Lodge Beginning at 9:00pm Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground Beginning at 9:15pm Disney's Contemporary Resort Beginning at 9:45pm - in instances when Wishes take place, the Pageant will begin shortly after its conclusion Magic Kingdom Park Beginning at 10:05pm - right outside the park entrance


Fort Wilderness Cabins Renovated - BLOGFort Wilderness Cabins Renovated - BLOG
November 03, 2015
We detail all the changes to the Fort WIlderness Cabins and include over 50 photos and a video tour!


Newly Renovated Ft. Wilderness Cabin PhotosNewly Renovated Ft. Wilderness Cabin Photos
November 02, 2015
The Cabins at Ft. Wilderness are undergoing a major rehab. Here are photos of one of the rehabbed cabins!


City Themed Hot Dogs Available at Gasparilla Island GrillCity Themed Hot Dogs Available at Gasparilla Island Grill
October 29, 2015
Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa recently introduced seven new gourmet hot dogs, each themed to a different city or region of the United States. A different dog is served every day, from the Cleveland (with French fries, coleslaw and hot sauce) on Sundays to the Chicago (a pickle spear, celery salt, tomatoes, whole sport peppers, chopped onions, green relish and mustard on a poppy seed bun) on Saturdays


Renovated Boardwalk Villa Studio PhotosRenovated Boardwalk Villa Studio Photos
October 28, 2015
Time for the Boardwalk Villas to undergo renovation. Here are photos of the new studio villas.


Sneak Peek at this weekend's Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic - VIDEOSneak Peek at this weekend's Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic - VIDEO
October 27, 2015
Here's a sneak peek at this weekend's Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic


Beach Club Renovated Room PhotosBeach Club Renovated Room Photos
October 23, 2015
Thanks to our readers for sending in photos of the new Beach Club rooms.