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*Updated 5/25* 2013 Rennovations at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

One of the wonderful things about Walt Disney World Resorts is the close attention paid to every detail, including regular wear and tear. In order to keep the guest experience fresh and maintain the high standards of quality regular refurbishments are scheduled to occur. Recently we've talked about the bedding changes coming to the DVC Villas and the furnishing and design updates completed in the rest of the resort, here's a look at what else is going on.

2014 DVC Wilderness Lodge Point Charts Released


With the New Year being just a few days away, DVC Members with Wilderness Lodge as their "Home" resort are only a month away from the 11 month booking window for January 2014 vacations. It's time to pull up the chart and start looking ahead to see just how you'll be spending your points for a 2014 DVC Vacation!

Bedding Changes Coming for DVC Villas

News from the 2013 DVC Condo Owners Association Meeting says that Disney will be eliminating the heavy bedspreads found in most resorts to bring bed linens at the Villas in line with the rising industry standard of triple sheeting.

New Furnishings and Design Elements at Wilderness Lodge

Today we're happy to share with you some pictures of the 2012 Refurbishments made to Disney's Wilderness Lodge! The new style elements create a warm feeling reminiscent of Indian Trade Blankets of days gone by. The deeper red, white and black colors of the lobby add to the feeling of the Pacific Northwest.

DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2012

It's been about six years since I've been able to make it down to Disney for Christmas and I had no idea how much that there really is going on! It's a good thing that I'm prepared with the "DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2012." Are you headed to Walt Disney World for the Holidays? Then don't leave home without downloading a copy of your own.

Wilderness Lodge Deck's the Halls wilth Holiday Cheer

It's that time of year again when the Wilderness Lodge decks it's halls with wonderful North Woods Christmas finery. It may just be the Walt Disney World Resort with the most holiday spirit of all. This past week our friends over at AllEars.net put up a new video showcasing all the beautiful 2012 decorations adorned with red poinsettias, rustic ornaments, twinkling lights and moose antlers.

Merchandise and Mail Order from the Wilderness Lodge Mercantile

No matter how many times I visit the Wilderness Lodge I always stop into the Mercantile to see what's new. By far this is one of my favorite Resort gift shops with a huge selection of both standard Disney Gear as well as specialized resort themed swag. I only needed to pop my head in the door to see that there were some fantastic new find that I could share with you.

Deck Your Room For A Disney Christmas

In 2011 the readers of Walt Disney World for Grown Ups voted the Wilderness Lodge the best resort to spend your winter holiday in, and we couldn’t agree more! Christmas time here is even more magical because of the Northwoods inspired décor in rustic hues of red and green upon piney boughs. You may even forget that you’re in sunny Florida and wonder where the snow is!

Menu Changes at the Whispering Canyon Cafe

Looks like our favorite spot to gather with friends and family is changing up their menu again. The Whispering Canyon Cafe recently revealed a menu redo, that's got people talking. Love it or heat it there's one thing for sure and that's that the Disney experience will always be growing and changing.

The Grand Fireplace at Wilderness Lodge

One of the most impressive features at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has got to be the towering 82-foot tall stone lobby fireplace. This unique piece of Americana is a tribute to the brilliance of design by a woman names Mary Colter, who pioneered the “National Park Rustic” style that you can find throughout the Wilderness Lodge. Mary is well known for her work on behalf of the Fred Harvey Company deigning the beautiful Bright Angel Lodge at the Grand Canyon.

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