Disney’s Hollywood Studios: The Music of Pixar Live!

The Music of Pixar LIVE!

The Music of Pixar LIVE!

The Music of Pixar LIVE!

The Music of Pixar LIVE!

Come enjoy “The Music of Pixar Live! – A Symphony of Characters” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the Walt Disney World Resort! This is a temporary show, only lasting until August 27th, so you don’t want to miss it. The performance consists of music, animation and characters from the beloved Pixar films featuring fun character moments and brilliant animated scenes on huge video screens. Also, a full orchestra performs music from the soundtracks from the films such as fan-favorites “Up,” Toy Story,” and even “Finding Dory!” That’s just a few on the list however, so be prepared for everything Pixar. As soon as you reach the theater you’ll be thrown into the Pixar world, greeted by Green Army Men from “Toy Story.” This is one funny performance as well and it’s fantastic for the entire family. Show times vary so you’ll want to call the Walt Disney World Resort beforehand to make sure you and your family or friends don’t miss it and fit it into your day perfectly. Thinking about visiting Orlando this summer with your friends or family and need help planning your next trip? Global is here to help! Go to our website or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

Disney Springs Welcomes More Food Trucks!

Springs Street Eats

Springs Street Eats

If you have ever had the opportunity to travel to Disney Springs, you know the food scene is top of the line. Starting June 3, Disney will introduce Springs Street Eats which is an all new food truck rally where you can try food trucks from all around Florida.

Happening on the West Side near Cirque du Soleil, food trucks will outline the walkways selling all types of food. Fantasy Fare and World Showcase of Flavors (two of the Springs staples) will be participating but so will many more food trucks. “900 Degreez Pizza” will be there which cooks your gourmet pizza in 90 seconds. “The London Fish & Chippy” will also be there selling their famous fish and chips. If you’re wanting to try something even more indulgent, try “Caketeer” which is a gourmet cupcakes and custom cake truck.

If you’re looking for a restaurant to sit down at, do not worry! Disney has plenty of options for you. Try Bongos which is a cuban restaurant featuring authentic cuisine. The Boathouse and Hanger Bar are also great themed restaurants that are one of a kind to Disney. Whatever you choose, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes. Just minutes from the Springs, you are guaranteed to hit all of these amazing restaurants at the Springs. Visit our website or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global today!

Ace Cafe Now Open in Downtown Orlando!

Ace Cafe Orlando

Ace Cafe Orlando

If you have ever traveled abroad to London, you know the Ace Cafe is a popular restaurant and entertainment space for many. Orlando is happy to announce that the owners have decided to expand across the pond and open the first ever Ace Cafe in the heart of Orlando. Spanning 3 acres, live music stages and more, this will be the perfect night out for you and your family on your Florida vacay.

The authentic food is something to get excited about. An eclectic menu of Bangers N’ Mash, Toad in a Hole and famous Ace creations will have you coming back time and time again. While you’re enjoying delicious grub the live music will keep you entertained. With new shows on their main-stage every night, there will be someone new every time you go.

Ace Cafe is really centered around family! Daily activities are subject to change but include Kids Car Shows, free activities in the car park and much more. Opening at 7AM and closing hours before the following night, Ace Cafe has entertainment all day long.

Ace Cafe is another authentic Orlando tradition that you can take part in when you visit. From Disney World, Universal and to the new Ace Cafe, Orlando offers everything for everyone. Book your stay at Global in your very own Vacation home for your next trip. Call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global!

Epcot: O Canada!

The Canada Pavilion

The Canada Pavilion

Let’s face it, there are crowds at the Walt Disney World Resort. But something cool to know is one of my favorite hidden gems located in Epcot! If you visit the Canada Pavilion you’ll find a hidden 14-minute Circle-Vision 360° film that showcases the beauty of Canada. This inspiring panoramic show stars the comedian Martin Short as your guide. He’ll show you all around his homeland from Horseshoe Falls, the other part of Niagara Fall, to New Brunswick’s beautiful Bay of Fundy. My favorite part is seeing the quaint little towns such as Moose Jaw and Medicine Hat. All in all, you are definitely going to see Canada in a new way. Like I said before the Canada Pavilion is just a good way to recoup after battling the crowds in The World Showcase in Epcot. Don’t forget to grab a Canadian beer when visiting too! Thinking about visiting the Walt Disney World resort with your friends or family and need help planning your next trip? Global is here to help! Go to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

Disney Springs: The Polite Pig

The Polite Pig

The Polite Pig

Make sure to bring your appetite when you visit Disney Springs in the Walt Disney World Resort. The Polite Pig is an all-new family-friendly restaurant located near the Town Center fountain featuring modern barbecue with Florida-inspired cuisine and lots to choose from on tap. They also have an huge selection of whiskies. The menu is full of a variety of appetizers including sandwiches and salads. For the main dish enjoy chicken, pork or fish prepared on the smoker with fresh market sides. Don’t forget about desert! Made daily, grab a slice of cake or pie made from locally sourced ingredients. Have kids with you? No worries! The kids menu has some great choices from a grilled cheese to chicken tenders. You will not be disappointed! Thinking about coming to Orlando with your family or friends and need help planning your next trip to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort? Global is here to help! Visit us at GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

Disney’s Family Magic Tour

The Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom

Have you heard about Disney’s Family Magic Tour at the Walt Disney World Resort? If not, listen up! This is a 2-hour guided scavenger hunt where you and your family collects a series of clues. It makes for one unforgettable magical adventure. You’ll have to solve perplexing riddles on this interactive quest and you never know who you’re going to meet during the adventure. Your guide will not steer your family wrong. This guided tour takes place in the Magic Kingdom park and along the way you’ll pick up clue after clue. Book beforehand, but same-day bookings are available on a walk-up basis only. This is a great activity for families that have already been to the Magic Kingdom and would like to see the park in an all new way! Are you coming to sunny Orlando with your family and need help planning your next trip to the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort? We are here to help! Go to our website GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

The Dream Of Volcano Bay To Soon Become A Reality!

Krakatau Aqua Coaster

Krakatau Aqua Coaster

With an open date set for June, all eyes have been on the development of Volcano Bay. Questions of new line technology, huge waterslides and beautiful scenery are all coming to fruition in the first sneak peeks of the park. Located close to the hub of all theme parks, this water park is sure to change the game.

Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay

Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay

The new TapuTapu wristband is sure to peak your interest by letting you virtually skip all of the lines. Included with admission, this lets you check yourself into all of the lines without having to actually wait allowing you to maximize your time at Volcano Bay.

The major showstopper of this theme park will be the huge volcano. Easily spotted from the main roads of Orlando, you will feel transported to a new land. With a 125 feet plummeting water slide going through the middle, this slide is for the dare-devils. Not to mention you will be experiencing all of this through a “trap door”.

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Animal Kingdom: Caring For Giants

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

For all you animal lovers out there I know the perfect experience for you! “Caring for Giants” at the Animal Kingdom gives guests a closer look at the majestic African elephants. You’ll also get to find out what it takes to care for them. This attraction is great for the entire family. During this hour experience, you’ll meet with animal specialists who provide for the care and wellness of the African elephants in the park. They’ll tell you about their day-to-day responsibilities as they provide cool information about the elephants. You may even get to see a baby elephant! Plus, there will be stories of Disney’s conservation efforts dedicated to the preservation of wild populations throughout Africa. Your family and/or friends will be able to observe the elephants from just 80 to 100 feet away. This is the closest encounter with the elephants in the park at the Walt Disney World Resort! Here’s more details:

  • Pricing: $30 per person
  • Times: Daily from 10 AM and 4:30 PM
  • Reservations: Call  (407) 939-7529

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Disney Springs: Marketplace Carousel

Disney Springs Marketplace Carousel

Disney Springs Marketplace Carousel

Located at the Disney Springs Marketplace in the Walt Disney World Resort, the Marketplace Carousel will be sure to attract the little ones in your family. This attraction is a one of a kind charming Venetian carousel. It has lavishly hand-painted murals from 20 different Disney Springs Marketplace scenes by Disney artisans from Italy! At night this beautiful Carousel lights up with over 570 miniature light bulbs. It surely is a feast for the senses. When walking around Disney Springs be sure to make time for this in the day or night! Thinking about coming to Orlando with your little ones and need help planning your next trip to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort? Our team is here to help! Visit us at GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

Magic Kingdom: “Happily Ever After” Fireworks and Projection

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Prepare yourself for the newest, most beautiful fireworks show in the history of Magic Kingdom in the Walt Disney World Resort. This 18 minute attraction features moments from classic Disney films such as “Aladdin” and “The Little Mermaid” to the more modern movies such as “Moana” and “Zootopia.” The Cinderella Castle, center of it all, becomes a part of the spectacle itself. Amazing projections bring heartfelt Disney stories to life on and around the iconic castle. You’ll also see Quasimodo from “Hunchback of Notre Dame” swings from the turrets. My favorite part has to be when Woody and his pals from “Toy Story” remake the castle entirely out of toys! And there is just so much more to enjoy during this show. It is an awesome combination of fireworks and projections, much like the spectacle “Wishes.” Are you coming to sunny Orlando with your family and need help planning your next trip to the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort? We are here to help! Go to our website GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

Epcot: Frozen Ever After

Frozen Ever After

Frozen Ever After

Queen Elsa's Palace

Queen Elsa’s Palace

Are you a fan of the hit movie “Frozen”? If you answered “yes” then you have got to check out the “Frozen Ever After” attraction in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot in the Walt Disney World Resort. This new ride is one of the more popular attractions located in the World Showcase, and for good reason! This is a great update to Norway! So is your family ready to hoist the sails in Arendelle aboard a rustic Norwegian vessel? You’ll set out into the wondrous wintery world of Frozen! The ride starts on the docks of Arendelle, as seen in the movie. After finding a seat aboard your vessel you’ll be transported right into the frozen willow forest. And it gets even better when you get to the icy blue world of the North Mountain where Queen Elsa is in her wintery palace! Keep your eyes peeled for all your Frozen friends, especially Olaf! And of course, the ride includes the great music from the movie! Thinking about visiting the Walt Disney World resort with your friends or family and need help planning your next trip? Global is here to help! Go to our GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

Disney Springs: Food Trucks

Disney Food Trucks

Disney Food Trucks

When you think Walt Disney World you probably don’t think Food Trucks, but the Walt Walt Disney World Resort seems to have it all! Situated in Westside in Disney Springs you can get a taste of some great grab and go street food. There are a few food trucks to choose from and after you grab a bite have a seat by the water or enjoy some live music, scheduled throughout the day/night. There are three distinctive food trucks so there’s something for just about everyone in the family. The lineup changes, but often includes:

Spring’s Street Tacos – A spot for flavorful South of the Border food. The menu typically has five different tacos as well as a combo. You can also order chips with guacamole and/or salsa.

Fantasy Fare – This food truck includes fan favorites found at Walt Disney theme parks all around the world!

World Showcase of Flavors – Here you can get sandwiches inspired by the cuisine featured at the Global Marketplaces during the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. This one is my favorite!

Keep in mind these food trucks are… trucks! So at times they will be elsewhere. Disney food truck locations, menus and operating hours are subject to change without notice, however there’s always plenty of great street fare to choose from! Visiting us in sunny Orlando with your family and need help planning your next trip to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort? Our team is here to help! Go to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your next trip with us!

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