With the rumors out there about a new hotel that would have an entrance to EPCOT it got us thinking about other ideas for resorts that have an entrance to one of the parks. We have a discussion about what theme these resorts might have and where they could be located with a special entrance to one of the parks. We go through each park and figure out just about every possible location that a new hotel could go. What kinds of hotels would you build with an entrance to the parks and where would you put it?

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Today we try to answer the question…Why is Disney World so spread out? The answer is more complicated than you might think. It spans several decades and involves a lot of different people. We try to break this question down by going back to the beginning of Walt Disney World’s history and work our way to present day.

In the early plans for Walt Disney World there were plans for 5 resorts. Only 2 of these original resorts were built (The Polynesian and the Contemporary) What ever happened to the other 3 resorts and why were they never built? The other resorts that were planned were the Asian resort, the Venetian resort, and the Persian resort. Jon and I talk about these resorts and examine their proposed locations. Do you wish that any of these resorts were ever built?

Here is an article that we sourced for this episode.

 

Today Jon and I talk about our favorite music from Walt Disney World. We list our favorite music by attraction and by area. We list our favorite music from the resorts as well. We had a lot of fun with this episode so we added in some honorable mentions in addition to our favorites. Take a listen and let us know what is your favorite music from Walt Disney World.

On this episode of Traveling with the Mouse Podcast we talk about resorts! We start off by talking about when we think the new Star Wars hotel will open and how much we think it will cost per night. Then we talk a little about the upcoming Riviera resort. The discussion then moves to the resorts at Walt Disney World that one or both of us have stayed in the past. We move through the list Alphabetically.

Show notes:

Resorts list (Alphabetical order)

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

(Video mentioned about Caribbean Beach)

https://youtu.be/WixabHaNLMc
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort