Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) is a destination with something for everyone. Located at Walt Disney World in Orlando, it is walking distance from Old Key West Resort and Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, both part of the Disney Vacation Club Resorts Collection. Features world-class cuisine, shopping at flagship stores and nightly live entertainment at multiple stages and venues. We have put together a list of everything Disney Springs has to offer for family vacation, groups, date nights and nightlife at Disney Springs.
The Hall of Presidents has given Walt Disney World guests a unique look at those who have held the highest office in the United States. Combining Disney's famous audio animatronics with pieces of film, viewers get to witness speeches given by some of the most famous men in history.
While on your next "magical" vacation in Walt Disney World, take some time out for yourself to visit the spa, salon, or fitness center at your favorite Disney Resort.
Sitting in the middle of Disney's Bay Lake is an underdeveloped, overgrown, and abandoned island that really doesn't look like much from a distance. But actually, this little island holds a ton of history, a lot of memories, and even a little Disney magic!
Every day at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, you can step back in time and experience a traditional British-style afternoon tea.
Escape to the serene setting of the Garden View Lounge and treat yourself to the tea experience daily from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Located on the first floor of the lobby of this Disney Vacation Club resort, afternoon tea is the perfect getaway for a Mother/Daughter Date, a Girl's Day Out, a relaxing respite for couples, or a personal break from the hustle and bustle of being at the Disney parks all day. To add to the ambiance, each day at 3 p.m., live music starts to drift throughout the tea room provided by a professional piano performer or the delightfully-distinguished Disney Band.
***UPDATED May 18, 2015***
A long time ago (actually, it started in 1997), in a galaxy, far, far away (well, at Hollywood Studios in Florida) thousands of Star Wars fanatics from across the world came to Disney World for the most exciting event of the year: Star Wars Weekends! (Cue the dramatic Star Wars theme music here). This year, many come dressed as their favorite characters, get pumped up to meet their personal heroes (or villains) at celebrity meet and greets, and get to hang out with other hard-core fans from all over the world. The weekend also features parades, trivia contests, and even dance parties!
Spring is here yet again. This means slightly warmer temps, but definitely nothing like the sweltering summer weather up ahead. It is certainly the perfect time to get out there and enjoy one of the great American pastimes: golf. Even though it is technically a game, a lot of people play for relaxation and the social side of it. Golfing is definitely something a lot of DVC members partake in when they aren’t visiting the parks or aren’t lounging around at their resorts. All four Disney courses, the Magnolia, the Palm, Lake Buena Vista, and Osprey Trail, definitely offer the Disney experience you are looking for, but with a little friendly competition mixed in.