The phased reopening of Walt Disney World begins on May 20th in a slow fashion. It will start with just a few third-party operators opening their doors at Disney Springs. We’re still a few days away, but already a couple dining locations have decided to… Read More »Disney Springs dining locations we know will open May 20
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While it’s true that all of Disney’s theme parks, resorts, and Disney Springs locations have shut-down, as have most of the the third party operators on property, there is one Disney property where you can find a dose of pixie dust… the Walt Disney World… Read More »Walt Disney World Golf courses remain open to guests
Trendy active lifestyle brand lululemon is bringing is lines of lifestyle and athletic apparel for yoga, running, and fitness enthusiasts to Disney Springs in 2020. The store offers clothing for both men and women along with accessories to support the lifestyle. The announcement was made… Read More »lululemon Opening location at Disney Springs
If you’ve spent any time in Chicago you’ve probably heard of Portillo’s. What began as Dick Portillo’s “The Dog House” hot dog stand in 1963, has grown into a restaurant chain with more than 60 locations across several stages. The company has announced it will… Read More »Popular Chicago Hot Dog Diner Portillo’s coming to Disney World area
We have an update to one of the big stories of 2018, the closure of the Crossroads shopping center. There’s a huge construction project currently remaking the I-4 freeway from near Universal Studios to points eastward. Florida’s Department of Transportation (FDOT) had announced that the… Read More »Disney World adjacent shopping center Crossroads gets 18 month life-extension
If you’ve driven the I4 freeway recently then you know that traffic along the tourist corridor (basically from Davenport to Sand Lake Road) can be miserable at times. There is a long term plan to fix this from Florida’s department of transportation – it’s the… Read More »I4 upgrades will ease traffic but close Crossroads at Lake Buena Vista shopping center
Facebook has released the top places honeymooning couples check into. Like others celebrating a big event, newlyweds share the moment on Facebook and then check in at their honeymoon destination of choice. Facebook crunched the numbers and then compiled the top honeymoon places for couples who married in 2014. Lake Buena Vista (aka Walt Disney World) clicks in at number 10.
Walt Disney World offers an enchanting playground for honeymooners with its fun-filled theme parks, world-class dining and Broadway-style entertainment. Frankly, I’m a little surprised it isn’t higher on the list.
The complete list of top destinations in the US for honeymooners is below the jump:
Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney is in the middle of transforming into a larger complex to be called Disney Springs. The first area to open will be called “The Landing” and that’s where the majority of construction is taking place right now. However there are lots of other projects in and around the site.
The first of two parking garages is getting closer to being finished with some decoration going up on one side and access ramps appearing and the first signs of the off ramp from the I-4 Freeway also appearing. There’s also a lot of construction on the roads leading into and out of the area too.
Here’s the latest video with a look around the shopping and dining area construction
For those who can’t watch video, there is a huge gallery of photos below the jump: