Journey of Water, Inspired By Moana (A Resorts Gal Guide)

Journey of Water, Inspired By Moana (A Resorts Gal Guide)

Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana, is a beautifully landscaped walking trail in the World Nature section of Epcot. One of the newest attractions at Walt Disney World, the self-guided walking path teaches guests how water cycles the earth and its importance. We visited Epcot during the initial preview of Moana’s Journey of Water in…

Meet Pluto at Donald’s Dino-Bash at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Meet Pluto at Donald’s Dino-Bash at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This article discusses Pluto’s meet-and-greet, which is part of Donald’s Dino-Bash in Dinoland USA at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Pluto returned to this location in early 2024. Update: During our most recent visits to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Pocahontas, Meeko, and Pluto have all returned to character cruises throughout the day. We are unsure why these meet-and-greets…

Disney’s Pop Century vs. Art of Animation (Which One is the Best?)

Disney’s Pop Century vs. Art of Animation (Which One is the Best?)

When deciding between Disney’s Art of Animation vs Disney’s Pop Century Resort, the answer is not always clear-cut. Both resorts have tremendous theming, amenities, and similar locations. But which one will work best for your vacation? Below, we’ll take a side-by-side comparison approach to help you figure it out. Upfront, both resorts fall under the…

Everything Pop Review (The Food Court at Disney’s Pop Century Resort)

Everything Pop Review (The Food Court at Disney’s Pop Century Resort)

This article reviews Everything Pop, the food court at Disney’s Pop Century Resort. Below, we’ll preview the menu, items we’ve tried, and photos of everything available during our last stay. Everything Pop Dining and Shopping is the food court and gift shop at Disney’s Pop Century Resort. Everything Pop sits off Classic Hall, the resort’s…

The Gift Shop at Disney’s Pop Century (Hours, Merchandise, and More!)

The Gift Shop at Disney’s Pop Century (Hours, Merchandise, and More!)

Pop Century has a combined gift shop and food court called Everything Pop Shopping and Dining. For this article, we’ll focus on the gift shop portion of Everything Pop. We’ll preview the hours, location, and merchandise available on our last visit. You’ll find the Everything Pop gift shop off the resort’s lobby, Classic Hall. The…

Christmas at Disney’s All-Star Resorts (The Holiday Decor at Movies, Music, and Sports)

Christmas at Disney’s All-Star Resorts (The Holiday Decor at Movies, Music, and Sports)

Our final stop for Christmas this holiday season is at Disney’s All-Star Resorts. Each of the All-Star Resorts has a floor-to-ceiling Christmas tree in its lobby. Those trees are decorated with the colors and theming that represent the resort. Additionally, the resorts have holiday wreaths with matching colors and decorations. A few of the wreaths…

Christmas at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter

Christmas at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter

Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts (Riverside and French Quarter) are uniquely decorated for the Christmas holidays. French Quarter offers a Mardi-Gras-inspired look with vibrant purples, golds, and greens, while Riverside has traditional decorations that lend more elegant than extravagant. Below, we’ll preview a few photos of both resort’s holiday decorations. While I don’t necessarily think these…

Christmas at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground (Photos)

Christmas at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground (Photos)

We recently stopped by Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground to check out the holiday decorations at The Settlement. If you are visiting Fort Wilderness by boat, it will dock at this end of the resort. The Settlement is home to Pioneer Hall, where the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is held, Trail’s End, Crockett’s Tavern, and…

Renderings of the New Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness (A Disney Vacation Club Project)

Renderings of the New Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness (A Disney Vacation Club Project)

Changes at Disney’s Fort Wilderness are imminent. Earlier this year, Disney announced a proposal that will bring over 350 new cabins to the resort, replacing existing cabins. The entity will be The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness, A Disney Vacation Club Resort. This new property is projected to open in the summer of 2024. It…

Need Budget-Friendly Accommodations? We’ve Ranked All 5 Disney Value Resorts

Need Budget-Friendly Accommodations? We’ve Ranked All 5 Disney Value Resorts

Value resorts are the cheapest Walt Disney World Hotels. They are fun but not fancy and considered cute more than lovely. That’s okay, though. Value resorts offer something that moderate and deluxe resorts don’t–a lower price for a hotel on Disney’s property. So, if you’re on a restricted budget or don’t feel like you’ll spend…

The Best Disney Resort Quick Services in 2024 (We’ve Eaten at Them All!)

The Best Disney Resort Quick Services in 2024 (We’ve Eaten at Them All!)

With so many quick-service restaurants at Disney World, picking the best one is daunting. We’ve eaten at nearly every quick-service restaurant at the Disney Resorts in the last year alone. Unfortunately, some of our former favorites have not been great, while other restaurants have significantly improved their menus. Suffice it to say that things have…

The Entire List of Disney World Running Trails (Where to Jog During Your Vacation)

The Entire List of Disney World Running Trails (Where to Jog During Your Vacation)

If you’re hoping to get a few runs in during your Walt Disney World vacation, you’re in luck. Several running trails are available among the Walt Disney World Resorts. Most of these routes are scenic and make for a pleasant change of pace if you’re accustomed to running a regular trail back home. Below, we’ll…