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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 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.

Spa Services at Sturdy Branches Massage & Fitness Center

There's nothing quite as nice as taking time out on vacation to relax and pamper yourself. When you're staying at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, the Sturdy Branches Massage & Fitness Center has a fantastic selection of spa services to help you do just that. Run by Niki Bryan Spas, Sturdy Branches is open for spa services from 8:00am until 8:00pm. Check out this fantastic list of offerings designed to relax and transform.

Things You Might Not Know Wilderness Lodge Video

The Disney Parks Blog recently highlighted a fun video that tells the tale of our favorite resort titled "What You Might Not Know About Disney's Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World Resort".

Tasty Treats at the Territory Lounge

There's a great new post today up from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, with a brand new review of one of our favorites, the Wilderness Lodge's Territory Lounge. The review details not only the style and decor of the lounge but highlights the fantastic menu that they're serving up!

Yellowstone Presidential Suite at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Have you ever wanted a peek inside the Yellowstone Presidential Suite at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge? This 1000 square foot masterpiece is truly a masterpiece of elegant rustic style with every inch designed to spoil the guest and delight the senses. Come take a look.

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