Cape May Cafe – Seafood Buffet – Dinner Day 2

Plate from lower left (clockwise): red potatoes, peel-and-eat shrimp, paella, roasted root vegetables, and clams. We arrived for our reservation 15 minutes early at the Beach Club.  We sat in the lobby for only about 5 minutes before our buzzer went off and we were seated for dinner.  We had a later reservation of 8:00…

Day 2 – Fort Wilderness Cabins

After swimming and checking out of Pop Century, Day 1,  we headed to the Fort Wilderness Cabins.  This was a surprise for our children.  They have always wanted to stay in the cabins and after receiving a last-minute PIN code from Walt Disney World we switched our reservation from All-Star Music to the Fort Wilderness…

All-Star Movies Resort – updated 8-11-11

It has been six years since we have been to the All-Star Movies Resort (remember in Walt Disney World they are called resorts not hotels).  Since we were traveling not only with our two children, 8 and 11, but also my brother-in-law, sister-in-laws and my 93 year-old mother-in-law (on her first trip to Walt Disney…

Chef Mickey’s – Dinner

May 29, 2011 I booked Chef Mickey for our arrival night dinner as we were planning on arriving at Walt Disney World about 1:00 pm and were hoping our room would be ready for us to relax in a bit before we headed out to the parks. Magic Kingdom was open on this night until…

Pop Century Resort

Mickey Phone – 1970’s Building This was our first visit to the Pop Century Resort. We were pleasantly surprised by the cute themes for each section of the hotel. Each group of buildings – 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s each had their own themed sections with the quotes of each decade around the top…

Boma – Dinner

December 12, 2009 Boma was a very special evening for us. We put the kids in the Neverland Club at the Polynesian Resort. (They LOVE it there but that is another post.) We drove over to Animal Kingdom Lodge for dinner with just the grown-ups. We started our evening upstairs in the Victoria Falls Lounge….

Disney Speak

As you start to research your trip you will find tons of information and message boards about all things Disney.  Sometimes it seems like they speak in code.  Here are some of the more common terms or abbreviations you may see: ADRs – Advanced Dining Reservations.  Can be made up to 180 days in advance. …

Hotels at Walt Disney World – Step 3

Disney prides itself on having a hotel to fit any budget.  Remember that within these categories prices vary according to the time of year you vacation.  The prices quoted in any Disney literature are usually the rack rate and do not delineate seasons. The Value resorts are the cheapest in price and offer the least…