Disney’s BoardWalk Villas – Impressions Continued

Disney's BoardWalk Villas Studio ADA Roll-In Shower

Last time we wrote about the good and the challenging things about our studio villa at Disney's BoardWalk Villas located a very short walk from Epcot at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This time I want to complete the impressions of our studio villa BoardWalk Villas ADA Bathroom Needs Work My oldest daughter uses a walker and a wheelchair so we were able to obtain an ADA room. Sadly, I have to be direct: does Disney think that people who use a wheel chair or walkers do not need … [Read more...]

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas – Initial Impressions

Disney's Boardwalk

As mentioned in an earlier post about this year's vacation to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida we are staying during week 1 at Disney's BoardWalk Villas. While this is a Deluxe Resort inside Walt Disney World, I selected this location for several reasons, including: Incredible convenience; it is within walking distance to Epcot theme park on the one side and Disney's Hollywood Studio's on the other As is the case with any Disney resort inside Walt Disney World, one does not need a … [Read more...]

Disney Boardwalk Villas Here We Come

Mickey Mouse Picture

It was almost two years ago when one of my daughters and myself spend a week at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. You can read about some of our experiences including the Walt Disney World buses, Disney Dining Plan, Walt Disney World Disney Deluxe Resorts and so on on our Disney page.   On-Line Check-in At Disney World Resorts This year I am trying something new; this year I am trying the on-line check-in. I have heard mixed reviews on it. When I did it a few minutes … [Read more...]

More on Disney World Resort Companion Washrooms

Mickey Mouse Picture

You go on vacation to leave your worries behind. You go on a vacation to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida to have a magical time with some sprinkles of Pixie Dust. Of course, there are some reality checks you cannot escape; realities like special needs or the impact disabilities of family members may have on their and your activities. According to Wikipedea: "Americans with disabilities comprise one of the largest minority groups in the United States. According to the Disability … [Read more...]

Planning A Disney World Vacation

Disney World Beauty and the Beast

Planning a Disney World vacation for you and your family should be a fun activity. After all, you are soon to be in the happiest place on earth, right? ;) We are going on vacation to Walt Disney World next year, so when should we start planning? Now. It is never too soon to start planning any vacation; there is always something new to learn. For our upcoming Disney World Florida vacation, there are three resources I am using. Walt Disney World Web Site One site of course to use … [Read more...]

Insufficient Family / Companion Washrooms at Disney World Resorts

DisneyWorld Mickey and Minnie

We, my special needs adult daughter and I, are planning our second father / daughter trip to Walt Disney World next year. Yes, when you have a special needs family member you need to plan well in advance. Our family has had a lot, and I do mean A LOT, of great experiences and memories at Disney World as well as Disneyland. Yet, this one surprised me. Family / Companion Washrooms Inside Disney World Parks The Disney World Buses are wonderful; each one it seems has the ability to … [Read more...]

Orlando Time Share Owners – Heads Up

DisneyWorld Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show

This article could also have been titled 'Disney Vacation Club (DVC) changes the rules' or 'why Disney Vacation Club went exclusive with RCI'. We wrote a few articles about our experience staying at Old Key West in Walt Disney World last year including our exeriences with the relatively new Disney Dining Plan, the buses in Walt Disney World, as well as accessibility for people with special needs in Walt Disney World. If you are a hard core time share owner then you are already aware of … [Read more...]

Recent Walt Disney World Trip – Disability Access Experience

DisneyWorld Old Key West Bathroom for Wheelchair

The past two articles in this short series has seen us write about, with pictures, our recent trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida ... or more technically correct in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. We first wrote about our experiences with the Disney buses used in Walt Disney World. We then wrote about our experience with the Disney Dining Plan. As we head into the summery holiday season, including today Memorial Day in the United States, we thought we would write about our … [Read more...]

Recent Walt Disney World Trip – Disney Dining Plan

GardenGrocer.com Bill

Last time we wrote about our experiences with the Disney World buses from having stayed inside Walt Disney World at one of their resort accommodations for the first time. Today we thought we would write about the Disney Dining Plan. This is another benefit of staying at one of the Walt Disney World resorts (we stayed for one week at Disney's Old Key West resort). You are able to purchase one of 4 different types of meal plans if you stay on site. You can read about them here at the … [Read more...]

Recent Walt Disney World Trip – Disney Buses

DisneyWorld Mickey and Minnie

The week of May 2nd saw me take my oldest daughter, who is in her early 20's, to Walt Disney World in Florida. It was our first time staying inside Disney World at one of the themed resorts. It was our first time for just her and I. Our oldest daughter has special needs. In spite of a bit of trepidation on my part, both of us had a wonderful time. I thought I would spend the next few days taking, if you will permit me, a vacation ;) from our usual type of articles and write about … [Read more...]

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