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Tyler is a lawyer living in South Florida who visits Disney World at least once a month. He enjoys re-living classic Disney experiences and discovering new things about the parks when he visits. Friends and family always ask him to plan their trip for maximum Disney magic!

Character Meals 101 – The Who, What, Where, When, and Why!

Character Meal

Walt Disney World is replete with different dining options for guests — a refreshing Dole Whip from Aloha Isle in Adventureland, popcorn or pretzels from any number of snack carts, a burger and fries from a counter service restaurant, or a delicious meal at a table service restaurant. Disney takes it a step further by adding characters to certain meals at ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Lodge

1. Theming Wilderness Lodge has consistently been chosen as one of the resorts with the best theming. This point is driven home by any guests who has taken five minutes to enjoy the expansive and open main lobby. Rising six stories tall, guests can look upon the hallways above them, appreciate authentic totem poles, and a massive stone fireplace.  There is even ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Territory Lounge

2. Lounge One of the best “hole in the wall” lounges on property also calls Wilderness Lodge home. Located near the entrance to Artist Point, guests will find the Territory Lounge where they can relax after a long day in the parks and enjoy a variety of beer and cocktails, as well as enjoy a fabulous menu of small bar bites.  ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

4. Transportation Wilderness Lodge is located near enough to the Magic Kingdom that guests have their own dedicated transportation system to get them there. One of Disney’s fabulous boats will transport guests back and forth all day long.  This is a great perk of staying at the Wilderness Lodge and also allows guests to appreciate unique and forgotten views of the ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Lodge

5. Views The Wilderness Lodge offers stunning views of Bay Lake, the surrounding woods, or, if you’re lucky enough, the Magic Kingdom!  Some of these vies will make guests feel like they are secluded in a forest at a true lodge, while others will draw your imagination into realms of adventure and fantasy!  Obviously, the views get better the higher ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Roaring Fork

3. Restaurants Wilderness Lodge is home to an array of restaurants seeking to please any palette. Guests needing a meal quickly should stop by Roaring Forks Café – Wilderness Lodge’s quick service restaurant. Guests that have a little bit more time and enjoy having their fill of food are encouraged to have a meal at the Whispering Canyon Café – this restaurant ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

fort wilderness cabins

6. DVC Cabins A recent addition to the Wilderness Lodge are the Cooper Creek Cabins that are built on the shores of Bay Lake.  While staying in one of these cabins may be expensive, the cabins are artfully designed, offer fantastic amenities, and even better views!  Guests needing more space than a standard room, but not to the level of ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Wagon Ride

8. Walking Path Located near the entrance for the main drive to the Wilderness Lodge is a walking path that connects the Wilderness Lodge to the Fort Wilderness Campgrounds.  The path is less than a mile long, but it offers a great opportunity for guests to walk, relax, and even workout.  What guests will love the most about the path ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Pool

7. Pool The Wilderness Lodge has a great pool that overlooks Bay Lake and invites guest to both relax and have fun in a great setting!  The Cooper Creek Springs Pool is surrounded on three sides by the sprawling and massive lodge itself and bordered on the fourth side by Bay Lake.  Guests can relax, splash around, or take a ...

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8 Reasons to Splurge on a Stay at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

One of our favorite parts of planning at Disney trip is figuring out what resort to stay at.  However, choosing among the various Disney resorts can be difficult and there is a lot to consider in trying to pick the right one.  If you find yourself having that problem, here are eight reasons why you should splurge for a stay ...

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