The Holidays Are Coming to Walt Disney World®

It is already September and that means the holidays are right around the corner. With Halloween, Thanksgiving and then Christmas, Disney is gearing up for a season like never before. Book your vacation with Global Resort Homes and check out all of our favorite activities for the whole family.

  1. Halloween: Dress up in your Prince, Princess, or Fairy Godmother costume and celebrate at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party has already begun and lasts through October 31st. Magic Kingdom turns into a land of candy, costumes and so much more on select nights. Bring all of your family to this kid-friendly event.

  2. Thanksgiving: Where do we even begin to celebrate Thanksgiving in a place that is filled with amazing food and entertainment. Head over to Epcot where you can have the traditional meal in the UK, Germany and of course the United States. If you’re looking for something less traditional, the other countries will be serving up a version of their own Thanksgiving with the regular restaurants open as well.

  3. Christmas: Christmas is one of Disney’s most beloved holiday’s with decor, Christmas trees and lights like no other! Filled with Holiday cheer, you won’t be able to walk anywhere without seeing beautiful Christmas trees decked out in lights. Walk through any park and feel the magic of Disney!

No matter which holiday you choose to celebrate in Florida, be sure you book with Global Resort Homes. Our private vacation homes will allow you to celebrate with your family no matter how big or small. With private pools, game rooms and more, so many of our homes are waiting for you to book them now. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. See you soon!

Spend Autumn at Walt Disney World!

Fall is right around the corner and that means Disney is getting ready for some of their famous events that take place every year. With a bounty of activities happening at each park, you will be able to plan your stay around all the festivities. Here are a few of our recommendations!

  1. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – Every year at Magic Kingdom, Mickey comes out to trick-or-treat around the whole park. With Halloween themed shows like a Hocus Pocus spectacular, there will be fun for everyone. Be sure to dress up in your favorite costumes and collect candy from all over the park.

  2. Food & Wine Festival – A personal favorite of Disney activities, the Food & Wine festival is where you can relax and enjoy all of what Disney has to offer. Experience cuisines from across the Globe right in the heart of Orlando. With new booths every year, Disney always has surprises for their guests.

  3. Disney After Hours – Join a limited amount of guests and enjoy Disney After Hours which is an incredible experience that shows you a new side of Disney. With over 25 attractions with little to no lines, you can experience Magic Kingdom like no other time. Be sure to purchase your tickets today!

With cooler temperatures, new activities and amazing food, Disney pulls out all the stops to create the perfect Fall evening. Now is your time to visit and the perfect time to book with Global Resort Homes. With gorgeous vacations homes, private pools and so much more, you are sure to have an incredible stay!  Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com.

Christmas In July at Disney?!

Would you believe it if I told you that Disney already has it’s holiday plans started? From the special events to the food, Disney has already started getting ready for the Holiday season in many ways. This means now is the perfect time to book your stay with Global so you can get in on all the action happening.

First, Disney has just released their dining packages for Candlelight Processional at Epcot. On select nights, you will be able to enjoy a delicious meal and reserved seating for one of the most beloved holiday concerts. With a 50 piece orchestra and holiday choir, there is nothing better. Each night, a celebrity reads the Christmas Story and this year some of our favorites will be attending. Stars like Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris will grace the stage with their presence. This is one of the best concerts so book your tickets today!

Disney is set to bring all the magic of the holiday season back starting November 8th. This leaves you a little over 4 months to pack your bags to visit all of your favorite parks. Some new attractions that will be decked out in the holiday spirit will be Alien Swirling Saucers which will play holiday music as you spin the day away. Disney Springs will have holiday discounts and so much more as you find the perfect gift for Christmas day.

Be sure to book your home with Global for the holiday season. Spend Christmas morning in your own vacation home right in the center of Orlando. With 9 bedroom homes to 2 bedroom apartments, there is everything for everyone no matter how large your family is. With private pools and so much more, there is no time to waste. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. See you in November!

3 New Rides at 3 Different Disney Parks!

It is no secret that Disney is always looking to make new experiences for their guests. From Toy Story Land to Pandora, they are always coming up with something new. Here are a few of our favorite new additions that will get you coming back time and time again.

  1. Frozen Ever After: The new Frozen experience that is just under a year old is perfect for the family. As you enter an ancient Norwegian vessel, you will be taken on a ride through Arrendale. Elsa and Ana will guide you as you hear your favorite tunes from the show and see your favorite characters. Part of the Norway Pavilion at Epcot, you will be able to fully feel as though you traveled to the far away land.

  2. Avatar Flight of Passage: On the back of a mountain banshee, you will feel as though you are truly one of the Na’vi. Welcome to Pandora at Animal Kingdom where two worlds collide. This 3D ride takes you up and down mountains as you take in the incredible scenery. A must see as you are on your Na’vi journey.

  3. Miss Adventure Falls: The summer is hot, but your vacation does not have to be! Head over to Typhoon Lagoon and experience the new water coaster. Set up as a family raft ride, you and your crew will spin and splash as you hold on tight. Meet Miss Adventure’s sidekick who is always out hunting for treasure too!

4. BONUS: Global’s Private Pools: Almost every home with Global has it’s very own private pool. This means swimming all day long as you relax and enjoy the sun. Visit GlobalResortHomes.com to book your stay today!

Toy Story Land is Officially Open!

The wait is finally over! Toy Story Land has just opened at Hollywood Studios. With an opening day starting at 5am, Hollywood Studios was packed with people from all over the world who wanted their first glimpse at the magical new area. With toys bigger than you, new rides, and new restaurants, you will have to come see it for yourself.

This area is all about family and that starts at Slinky Dog Dash, a roller coaster for almost everyone in your party. With mild hills and fast speeds, Slinky will take you all around Andy’s backyard as if you were a toy size. Next, the new Alien Swirling Saucers are a huge success as you twist and turn as much (or as little) as you want to.

Grab some lunch or dinner to finish off the day at Woody’s Lunch Box. Featuring your favorite childhood snacks, this is a one of a kind restaurant here at Toy Story Land. The gourmet “pop-tarts” are rumored to be delicious!


Last but not least, finish off your day watching one of the amazing Toy Story movies in your very own Global vacation home. We have so many options to choose from for your perfect vacation. Having your own home on vacation gives everyone room to watch their favorite movies, so you do not have to choose between Toy Story 1, 2 or 3! Visit GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global today!

Spend your 4th of July at Disney!

There is no better way to celebrate independence day than at one of the Disney parks! Surrounded by celebrations, food, and fireworks, you have everything you need to have a great time. Here are our favorite spots to celebrate.

  1. Epcot: On July 4th, Epcot rolls out all the stops by putting on a special concert series throughout the day. Held in the American Gardens Theatre, Epcot is focused on bringing the magic of the 4th to Disney. Meet Mickey in a special meet and greet and then enjoy the “IllumiNations” fireworks show, with a special finale for one night only.

  2. Hollywood Studios: Get ready for a show like no other, “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular.” This one of a kind show is all about celebrating an american classic. With lasers, lights, fireworks and more, this 10pm show will be like no other. Celebrate the 4th by witnessing an ode to one of the greatest american pop culture movies of all time!

  3. Magic Kingdom: If you have ever been to Magic Kingdom, then you know nothing is more americana than Frontierland. With old-school style restaurants lining the streets, ice-cream at every corner, and a fireworks show spectacular, there is no better spot to celebrate July 4th like Magic Kingdom. Overlooking the castle, be sure to watch the fireworks show which will play for 2 nights!

Come to Orlando now and stay with Global Resort Homes for your 4th of July! Everything you need is right here. Global has you covered with our gorgeous vacation homes, made just for you. Visit GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global today!

Eat your way through the Disney Parks with sweet treats!

Throughout all the Disney Parks, there is plenty of food to be shared. From magical dinners to decadent desserts, Disney is always rolling out new food for us to try. Recently, the chef’s for Disney have been creating sweets all around the parks so we can try something new everywhere we go.

  1. Plaza Ice Cream Parlor – Located at Magic Kingdom, the Doughnut Sundae is a must try here. Piled high with toppings like whipped cream, peanut butter, and milk chocolate, this dessert is perfect for sharing.

  2. Refreshment Port – Located at Epcot, this stand is serving up the infamous “cro-nut,” which is the cross between a doughnut and croissant. Rolled in cinnamon sugar or glaze, it is the perfect midday “pick-me-up.”

  3. Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ – This new Disney Springs establishment will be open for brunch. Enjoy the classic breakfast combos as well as a few crazy ones like the “Housemade Bacon and Pecan Doughnuts.” Book your reservation today to try the tasty treats!

  4. Ample Hills Creamery – This Brooklyn based ice-cream company made its way to the streets of the Boardwalk. Serving up classic flavors like vanilla and chocolate is just the beginning. Try their famous butter cake ice cream or even their homemade peppermint patty.

Eating your way through the parks can be one of the best ways to see everything! Each time you munch on a sweet treat, you get to take a break and enjoy the sights and sounds of Disney. When you come to Orlando, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes. By staying with Global, your very own home away from home is right in Orlando. All of Globals homes come with all the amenities of your own house with the luxuries of vacation. Visit GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Coming Fall 2019

If you have followed this blog for a while now, then you know we’re excited about the new Star Wars attractions opening at Walt Disney World. Officially announced as opening in Fall 2019, this part of Hollywood Studios will transport you into a totally new world.

Recently announced, you will be able to explore the planet of Batuu. This planet, a remote outpost that was once bustling with intergalactic trade now sits in the middle of Hollywood studios where you will find yourself in the middle of two worlds. Here, you’ll be able to control the Millenium Falcon or witness a battle between the “First Order and the Resistance.”

Speaking of the Millenium Falcon, Disney will put you right in the cockpit where you’ll be tasked with completing a mission. Not only that, but around here you’ll meet all of your favorite characters like BB-8 and Chewbacca.

If you do not want to wait until 2019 to experience all of the Star Wars fun, Disney has incredible opportunities for you to do so now, too! At Launch Bay, you can meet so many incredible characters today. On Star Tours, you can catch a glimpse of Batuu while riding on the Starspeeder 1000.

Today is the day that you and your family come to Orlando to become fully immersed in all the Star Wars action. At Global Resort Homes you can stay for the week, being sure to experience everything this galaxy has to offer. Visit GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

Toy Story Land is almost here June 30th, 2018!

Disney has finally given us a date of June 30th for the opening of Toy Story Land right at Hollywood Studios in Orlando. This new attraction, which spans many acres has new rides and restaurants like never before. We’re looking forward to it, all here in sunny Florida. Book your stay with Global Resort Homes now so you can be the first to experience the new magic that Disney has to offer. We’re looking forward to the…

  1. Slinky Dog Dash: Perfectly suitable for almost everyone in your crew, Slinky Dog Dash takes us on a rollercoaster with our favorite toy pup. Coiling and curving up hills and twists, your family is sure to have fun on this ride.

  2. Alien Swirling Saucers: Think “teacups” but better! This updated ride sets you in motion as you twist and twirl with the little aliens of Toy Story. Beginning this summer, you’ll blast off to a new world where aliens rule!

  3. Woody’s Lunch Box: Opening for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Woody’s lunch box is serving up treats like never before. A fresh menu featuring classic American food, as well as some tasty new combos, will have you coming back for more.

As you can see, Toy Story Land is going to be like no other with its rides, attractions and more. That being said, you must be the first to try all of this so book with Global Resort Homes today! Global specializes in vacation homes which means you and your family can enjoy a 9 bedroom home or a 2 bedroom condo with everything in between! Head over to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

International Flower & Garden Festival to Return to Epcot!

For the 25th anniversary, Epcot is set to to roll out the most beautiful and breathtaking sculptures than ever before. Including interactive playgrounds, entertainment and more, you are sure to have an incredible time, exploring all around Epcot. Here are a few of our favorite events that you must check out!

  1. Outdoor Kitchens: Would Epcot be Epcot if food, fun and wine weren’t served? I didn’t think so! With 15 kitchens, Epcot will be serving up different cuisine from each country. A few favorites that we have heard were the best are “The Berry Basket,” “The Smokehouse,” and “The Honey Bee-Stro.” Each kitchen offers something fresh, new, and delicious!

  2. Garden Rocks Concert Series: Each night, Epcot is set to open its doors to a new artist. From Rick Springfield to Lonestar, we get to hear our favorite songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. With different rock lineups, you’ll get to gear up for a night of fun.

  3. Epcot Tours: With so many events going on, Epcot is offering tours of their multiple events and forums. Get the inside scoop on showcases like “Gardens of the World” and “The Royal Tea Garden Tour.” To book your tour, contact Call 407-WDW-TOUR.

  4. Epcot Gardens: This year, the festivals 25th year anniversary, is set to have some of the most breathtaking pieces. Curated for everyone, there are sculptures for even the little ones in your family. Join in on the “The Imagination of Play” or the “How To Garden” class which adults and kids alike can both enjoy.

When you come and visit, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes. Here at Global, we have everything you can want! Full kitchens, multiple bedrooms and private pools are only the start. With all homes having a main clubhouse, you are never more than a few miles from entertainment. Head over to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

 

Gear Up for a Summer of Fun at Disney!


This summer, Disney is set to release new experiences, new restaurants and new rides like never before. During the D23 Expo in 2017, Disney geared up for a year of change and imagineering. Here are our favorite happenings coming in summer 2018- book your stay with Global so you can participate in all of them!

  1. All Things Super! : Starting May 25th, Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom will be taken over by all of our favorite superheros. These pixar characters will be doing meet and greets all day! Meet Mr. Incredible, Frozone or even Edna Mode.

  2. UP! A Great Bird Adventure : April 22nd, the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be celebrated with an all new show. Featuring Russ, Dug and a few more of our characters, we’ll watch them as they travel and discover new species of birds from all around the globe.

  3. Disney H20 Glow Party Nights Begin at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon : Starting June 21st through August 11th, from 8pm-11pm, Typhoon Lagoon will be transforming into a totally new park. On select night, “Toy Story” characters will host special events around the park. Food and drinks will of course be available too.

These events are set to make your summer the best ever. On your vacation here, stay with Global Resort Homes and enjoy the gorgeous vacation homes that we have to offer. From 2 bedroom condos, to 9 bedroom homes, we have it all! Head over to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

Disney’s Toy Story Land to open on June 30th!

If you tuned into the Oscars, you may have noticed a short teaser trailer hinting at the new Toy Story Land coming to Walt Disney World®. We are excited to announce that Toy Story Land is set to open on June 30th, 2018. This new part of the famous Hollywood Studios will feature rides and more like never before.

When entering Toy Story Land, you will shrink to the size of a toy as you join in on all the fun that our favorite characters have. With all our favorite movie locations coming to life, you will be able to ride “Slinky Dog Dash” which is named after our favorite pet-character. Here, you’ll ride Andy’s creation alongside Jessie. Grab a slice of Pizza from Pizza Planet and ride the “Alien Swirling Saucers.”

There will also be new dining options when it comes to the new land of toys. Visit “Woody’s Lunchbox” to try some movie-themed food. If that’s not what you’re craving, try the other delicious lunch spots at Hollywood Studios like Hollywood & Vine.

Book your summer vacation with Global Resort Homes now so you can be here for the opening of Toy Story Land. With so much going on at Disney, now is the perfect time to visit and stay with Global Resort Homes.  From 9 bedroom homes to 2 bedrooms apartments, and everything in between, we have everything you need!  Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

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