11 Fun Facts About Walt Disney World Resorts

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Let's Recap!

1. Tons of Light - Upon entering the lobby of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, guests are greeted with a stunning, Victorian-style setting featuring ceilings that soar several stories into the air.
2. Surf’s Up - Years ago it was actually possible to see—and surf—giant waves near the shores of the Polynesian Resort.
3. Largest Replanted Tree - Two sister trees removed from the site of Animal Kingdom found new homes on Ol’ Man Island and Port Orleans Riverside—the largest trees to be replanted thus far in history.
4. Massive Mural - The mural inside the Contemporary Resort was designed by Mary Blair, the same artist who worked on the it’s a small world attraction.
5. A Bunch of 2s - Coronado Springs is home to the largest conference center at a moderate level resort covering 220,000 square feet.
6. Major Sugar Buzz - Did you know that it would take more than 20 million cans of cola to top off the Coke cups at Disney’s All Star Resort?
7. Exclusive Parade - Each year guests of the Port Orleans Resort are treated to a special parade in celebration of Mardi Gras.
8. 90s Era TV Set - Some may remember the Hulk Hogan television series, “Thunder in Paradise”.
9. Goodbye, Beatles - The world-famous band, The Beatles, officially broke up at the Polynesian Resort.
10. Rolling Out the Carpet - Disney’s Art of Animation Resort covers 87 acres, one of the largest resort complexes on Disney property.
11. Recycled Theming - The newly recreated Boulder Ridge Cove pool at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort was themed to resemble an abandoned rock quarry with various mining elements included to add to the motif.

By Melissa

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