Model Train & Christmas Village Arrive at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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The model train and Christmas village have returned to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort for another year of festive cheer. The village is in a fenced-off area in one corner of the lobby. It includes multiple levels of snow-capped mountains, with the train going in a circle around the base. The train takes hour-long breaks and … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 11/17/22 (40th Anniversary Ears, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Spirit Jersey, BoardWalk Inn Gingerbread Display, & More)

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Good morning from a cool day at EPCOT! We have a lot of ground to cover so let’s get started! When we first pulled up to the park entrance, we noticed some of the flags that are usually out at the entrance sign are missing for now. Snow White Beautiful Florals pin is the next … Read more

2022 Holiday Decorations Arrive at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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Cast Members have decked the halls of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort for the 2022 holiday season with decorations and Christmas trees. Decorations begin on the road to the resort, with garland wrapped around lampposts. The garland is decorated with white flowers and colorful ornaments. There are also blue and gold ribbons within the garland. Upon … Read more

PHOTOS: The 22nd Annual Gingerbread Carousel Themed to Disney Princesses Debuts at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

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It’s that time of the year when not only are the Disney theme parks decorated for the holidays but so are the resort hotels. Every Disney hotel receives decorations specially themed to their resorts, and many of them also include gingerbread-themed displays. One of the most famous and popular is the Victorian gingerbread house at … Read more

Work About to Begin on Second Stormalong Bay Bridge at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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As part of the major refurbishment of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, the walking bridges at Stormalong Bay are being refurbished. The bridges closed in March. In April, walls, scaffolding, and tarps completely surrounded one bridge. This bridge remains blocked from view as work continues. Construction walls are now going up next to the second bridge, … Read more

New Neighborhood Directional Signage, More Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise, Disney’s Yacht Club Construction, & More: EPCOT Photo Report 4/7/22

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Good morning from EPCOT! It’s a little gloomy today, and we’re hoping to make our rounds before the oncoming rain, so let’s get started! We started our day with a ride on the Monorail, where we got to see more markings added on the ground at Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. A new 50th … Read more

Easter Blueberry Macaroons, Lemon Crinkle Cookies, and Fudge Trio Now Available at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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Disney’s Yacht Club Resort has three Easter treats available in The Market at Ale & Compass, perfect for filling up a basket. The Market has bags of lemon crinkle cookies, an Easter fudge trio, and robin’s egg blueberry macaroons. Lemon Crinkle Cookies – $5.19 One bag of lemon crinkle cookies includes three cookies. Each cookie is … Read more

Interior Painting Continues During Refurbishment of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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While exterior painting has been completed, work continues inside and out on the lengthy refurbishment of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. Just outside The Market, crew members were painting around these windows. Orange cones and poles keep guests away, and blue tarps beneath the painters protect the window sills. Outside the entrance to the resort, some … Read more

Baby Yoda, Orange Bird, ‘Mulan,’ and More Decorated Easter Eggs on Display at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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Disney’s Yacht Club Resort has several chocolate eggs on display for the Easter season. The display can be found in the resort’s lobby. An egg decorated with “Luca”-inspired designs is at the center of the display. There is a Baby Yoda egg, with Grogu inside his pod-shaped pram, holding a blue cookie. Small Mickey and … Read more

Exterior Painting Completed, Stormalong Bay Bridges Closed for Refurbishment at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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When we recently checked in on Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, several areas were undergoing refurbishment. Now, work on interior and exterior locations at the resort appears to be complete. When we stopped by Disney’s Yacht Club Resort at the end of February, workers on cherry pickers and resort room balconies were repainting the resort’s exterior. … Read more

Floors Completed, Work Continues on Exterior of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is undergoing a lengthy refurbishment, both inside and out. Let’s check on the resort exterior. Crew members on scaffolding and in cherry pickers were working on the exterior overlooking the pool. Some crew members were working on balconies. On the ground, they were painting the pillars of this gazebo-like corner of … Read more

Interactive TVs Coming Soon to Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

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New smart TVs are slowly being introduced in Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms. These interactive television systems have a more personalized and easy-to-use experience that welcomes guests to the room, offers access to complimentary content, connects to streaming content, and more. The TVs will soon be available at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. … Read more

REVIEW: Simple but Delicious Breakfast Buffet Returns to Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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Good morning from Walt Disney World! The breakfast buffet returned to Ale & Compass Restaurant this morning at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, and we swung by to start our day with a (hopefully) delicious meal. Ale & Compass Interior Ale & Compass reopened for breakfast back in August 2020, but the buffet has not been … Read more

PHOTOS: Scaffolding Up as Exterior Refurbishment Continues at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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The exterior of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is being refurbished, including repainting in some areas. Scaffolding is now up next to the towers of the resort. A cherry-picker construction vehicle was also parked behind fencing next to the pool. The scaffolding extends to the top of each tower. The interior lobby of Yacht Club was … Read more

Monorail Yellow Returns From Refurbishment, 50th Anniversary Luxe Minnie Ear Headband, Journey of Water Construction, & More: EPCOT & Disney’s Hollywood Studios Photo Report 12/14/21

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Seasons greetings from a foggy Walt Disney World! We are hopping around quite a bit today, so let’s get started! Our first stop of the day is at the Transportation and Ticket Center where Monorail Yellow has returned from refurbishment with a refreshed look. After a quick spin on the Resort Monorail, we made our … Read more

PHOTOS: Painting Underway at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

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The exterior of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is now being refurbished and will be under refurbishment until the spring of next year. We checked out the resort this morning to see what was being worked on. First, there was construction on the road leading to the resort. A sign outside the resort entrance warned guests … Read more