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Disney's Boardwalk Review

Why We Love Disney’s Boardwalk

I (fortunately, and fortunately) married right into a household of Disney-World-goers shut to fifteen years in the past and have principally stayed at one resort: Disney’s Boardwalk Resort. However why?? Right here’s a fast Boardwalk overview and why we preserve coming again.

01. With the ability to use the Worldwide Gateway

Staying on the Boardwalk or any of the Crescent Lake resorts means you’re capable of stroll to the again entrance of EPCOT referred to as the Worldwide Gateway.

This places you steps away from “France”, dwelling to Remy’s Ratatouille Journey — the experience with the longest waits in EPCOT, making it a simple experience to hit throughout Early Entry or as your first Lightning Lane of the day.

One other bonus of utilizing the Worldwide Gateway is sneaking out proper after the nighttime fireworks present, avoiding a crowded bus or Skyliner station.

International Gateway EPCOT


The buses in Disney World are great…typically.

Different instances it may possibly take as much as an hour simply to get to your vacation spot. And even when it is great, you continue to should collapse your stroller and if in case you have a sleeping child…nicely, you get the concept.

Staying on the Boardwalk means we are able to stroll or take a ship experience to EPCOT or Hollywood Studios. That’s half the parks that I don’t should take the bus for!

Right here’s one other bus-dodger: with the ability to stroll to the Skyliner station, connecting to the Riviera Resort and different resorts.


On the Boardwalk you’ll discover Trattoria al Forno, the very best (in my view) Italian meals on property.

Pre 2020, there was a personality meal breakfast referred to as “Bon Voyage Journey Breakfast” with Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Ariel, and Prince Eric.

It was a 2 min stroll from our room and main factors for the truth that it’s the one character breakfast the place you’ll be able to meet princes. Hoping this comes again very quickly!

You may additionally stroll throughout to my niece’s favourite spot, Cape Might Cafe on the Seashore Membership to have breakfast with Minnie and her pals of their cute seashore gear.

Boardwalk Resort Pool

04. We are able to hire DVC Factors

Because the Boardwalk is a resort with a piece for Disney Trip Membership members, meaning we are able to hire factors from these homeowners once they’re not utilizing them.

When the celebrities align we are able to save a LOT of cash by renting factors vs. reserving by way of Disney.

The very first thing I do after we’re trying to ebook one other journey is head to the Confirmed Reservations tab beneath DVC Rental Store to see if there are any dates round after we wish to go.

05. The Boardwalk at Night time

Once I requested my husband what he beloved in regards to the Boardwalk (due to course I texted him about this), he mentioned: “Night time-time festivities just like the jugglers + magicians. The lights! And I like once they present films on the garden.”

He’s proper, guys.

Bear in mind: even when you don’t keep on the Boardwalk, you’ll be able to all the time come and hang around on the boards without charge.

So seize a slice of pizza, let the children run across the inexperienced — or seize a drink from AbracaBAR — and see what we’re speaking about.

Disney's Boardwalk Review

Disney’s Boardwalk Evaluate: Why We Maintain Coming Again

I can’t give a Boardwalk Evaluate with out itemizing the issues I don’t like:

  1. No splash pad
    Just about each deluxe resort in Disney World has a primary pool with a enjoyable slide and a splash pad for youthful youngsters, however not on the Boardwalk. It drives me loopy!
  2. Wants simpler meals choices
    The Boardwalk Deli has some fairly okay sandwiches (the tomato soup is REALLY good), and there’s a pizza window, positive. However man…I want there was a simple spot to seize some hen fingies.

There’s a lot magic on the Boardwalk, and my NJ-shore coronary heart has turn into connected to it over time.

Even when we don’t keep right here, we love staying within the EPCOT resort space itself, which incorporates: Seashore + Yacht Membership, Swan, Dolphin + the brand new Swan Reserve.

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