Gran Destino Tower at Coronado Springs

Gran Destino is the newly opened tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Despite being vastly different from the rest of Coronado Springs, the tower is still just considered to be part of the resort. This means it must be booked as a “Tower Room” though the Coronado Springs page. Upon arriving, the parking lot for the tower is off to the right of the building. … Continue reading Gran Destino Tower at Coronado Springs

Review: Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

Today we are going to take a look at one of Walt Disney World’s newest attractions: Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy. Located at the Sunset Showcase Theater back behind Rock N’ Roller Coaster, Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy is an 11 minute show based on (you guessed it) the Cars franchise. Back when all the closures started to occur at Hollywood Studios (The Backlot Tour, Streets of … Continue reading Review: Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

MNSSHP 2018: The Boo To You Parade (Viewed From The Hub)

In this post, we will continue with our coverage of the 2018 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. Previously, we looked at The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular here. While we absolutely love that show, the real main event of Halloween party for us is the Boo To You Parade. In our Why You Should Attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party post, we had this to … Continue reading MNSSHP 2018: The Boo To You Parade (Viewed From The Hub)

MNSSHP 2018: The Boo To You Parade (Viewed from Main Street USA)

In our last post, we took a look at the first showing of the Boo to You Parade, as viewed from the hub area here. For the second showing of the parade I figured I would, as usual, grab my favorite viewing location looking straight up Main Street from the Town Square area (see where the blue arrow is pointing below). Unfortunately, this area was … Continue reading MNSSHP 2018: The Boo To You Parade (Viewed from Main Street USA)

Review: Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood w/ Fireworks Viewing at Dahlia Lounge

We return to Disney’s Coronado Springs today to take a look at Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood; the new signature restaurant of Gran Destino Tower. We will also include a look at the adjacent Dahlia Lounge, which is essentially the bar area for the main restaurant. Both Toledo and Dahlia Lounge are located on the 16th (top) floor of the Tower. It’s obvious Disney … Continue reading Review: Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood w/ Fireworks Viewing at Dahlia Lounge

Dinner at Three Bridges Bar & Grill

Three Bridges Bar & Grill is the new restaurant located over the water of Lago Dorado at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The restaurant features and open air atmosphere with lounge style seating, similar to Geyser Point over at the Wilderness Lodge. The food is a casual take on Spanish-American cuisine, offering a slightly upscale take of a typical bar menu. The restaurant gets it’s name … Continue reading Dinner at Three Bridges Bar & Grill

Disney Character Warehouse Outlet Report: August 2019

We return to the Vineland premium outlets to see what kind of goodies we can find at the Disney Character Warehouse. As mentioned in our initial post on the outlets here, the Disney Character Warehouse contains merchandise recently pulled from the shelves inside the Disney parks. Most items here are marked down significantly from their original retail prices and you can find some really great … Continue reading Disney Character Warehouse Outlet Report: August 2019

Review: H20 Glow Nights at Typhoon Lagoon

We recently attended an H2O Glow Nights Party at Typhoon Lagoon water park. The event takes place every Thursday and Saturday night from May 30 – August 24. This is the 2nd year this party has been offered but it was a first time experience for us! Disney bills the party as the following: See the Water Park in a New Light During Disney H2O … Continue reading Review: H20 Glow Nights at Typhoon Lagoon

Review: Villains Unite the Night Stage Show

Villains: Unite the Night is a Magic Kingdom stage show performed exclusively at the Villains After Hours events. As mentioned in our full review of Villains After Hours here, the show is one of two pieces of entertainment added for the premium price over the standard After Hours event. In this post, we will take an in depth look at Disney’s newest castle stage show, … Continue reading Review: Villains Unite the Night Stage Show

Magic Kingdom Villains After Hours: Part 2

We left off Part 1 of our after hours experience just as the event was officially getting under way. As you may recall, we rode Big Thunder Mountain via fastpass immediately after watching Happily Ever After from the hub. Most likely due to downtime earlier in the day, the fastpass line was backed up to over a 15 minute wait, with us getting off the … Continue reading Magic Kingdom Villains After Hours: Part 2