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!

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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!

The Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom is Back!

The Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom has always been a crowd favorite. Setting sail on the river to see elephants, crocs and so much more should be on your Magic Kingdom agenda. This holiday season, the Jungle Cruise is turned into the Jingle Cruise, a combination of wildlife and of course, your favorite holiday tunes. This special ride combines all of your favorite parts of the Jungle Cruise with the magic of Disney. The very merry decor is seen in every aspect of the cruise. There is nothing better to get you in the spirit of the holiday’s than the Jingle Cruise!

There is so much more happening all around Magic Kingdom that you have to check out while you’re there!  Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration, A Frozen Holiday Wish and Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade is set to be the best yet. Each of these incredible events is themed to put you in the holiday spirit. Listen to Anna and Elsa sing the night away as the fireworks spectacular begin. See Mickey and Minnie as Santa and Mrs. Clause in the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade!

This holiday season is the perfect time to spend it with family and friends in sunny central Florida. Not only is there Disney, but Universal, SeaWorld and Busch Gardens also have their own celebrations too! There is so much to do and no better place to spend it. Global Resort Homes has all of your accommodations covered with 2 bedroom apartments to 9 bedroom houses. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Halloween is over which means Christmas is on its way!

The cobwebs have cleared, the zombies have gone back to sleep and the witches have flown off for the year. This can only mean one thing and that is that Christmas is coming! Here in central Florida, Christmas feels a little more like summer with its warm weather and flowing palm trees. This means that it is time to book your Christmas vacation with Global Resort Homes. Here are a few festivities of the Christmas season that you cannot miss!

  1. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party- Starting November 9th, this party is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. This party will be featuring parades and firework spectaculars, Mickey and santa, and so much more. Joyful music will fill main street and some of your favorite attractions will take on a holiday theme. Book your tickets today!

  2. Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter- Experience Hogwarts like never before at Universal this holiday season. Diagon Alley will turn snowy and Hogsmeade will be filled with garland. Special holiday songs, foods and much more will all be available. Fill yourself with the holiday spirit by visiting the Wizarding World.

  3. Seaworld’s Christmas Celebration- Do not miss celebrating the holidays with Santa in the Wild Arctic. See Clyde and Seamore in “A countdown to Christmas” where they’ll invite you to participate in their fun-filled holiday celebration. Lastly, you have to stop by “Shamu Christmas Miracles” where a special show featuring the famous whale will show you tricks like never before.

Now is the time to start booking your dream Christmas vacation! Global Resort Homes has so many options from 9 bedroom homes to 2 bedroom apartments. The perfect place to spend the holidays is right here in Central Florida. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Holiday food you can’t miss at Disney World!

The holidays are almost here at Disney World and now is your time to book your stay so you can experience all of what Disney has to offer during this special time. The holidays would not be complete without the delicious food that Disney puts out year after year. This year, Disney is set to introduce some new specialty foods but also bring back some of our favorites.

First, you have to check out the Grand Floridian Gingerbread House. An entire house, set inside the lobby of the famed hotel is made completely out of gingerbread and royal icing. Although you can’t take a bite directly from the roof, you can purchase them! These sweet treats will keep you fueled for your busy day checking out the rest of the decorations.

Starting late November, Epcot will begin putting out its specialty drinks in their native countries. Grab yourself a glass of Hot Salted Caramel or the “Dutch Grasshopper” in Germany. They’ll also have holiday favorites like a Thanksgiving feast and so much more throughout the park. Epcot is also host to the Candlelight Processional where you can hear your favorite Christmas tunes from some of Disney’s most gifted cast members.

The Tortuga Tavern has recently started serving up delicious “Cookies & Cream Churros.” These fried pieces of heaven are cream-filled and then served with a side of chocolate dipping sauce. Whatever you choose to eat, we’re sure it will be great!

There is no better time at Disney than celebrating with family and friends. Global Resort Homes has your accommodations covered with 2 bedroom apartments to 9 bedroom houses. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

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