Hey, y’all! It’s time to go to a bunch of Walt Disney World Resort motels to see What’s New (and what’s cool!)! We’re hitting up six resorts, so depart your carry-on with baggage providers and placed on some sunscreen– it’s time to go exploring!
What’s New at Disney’s Artwork of Animation Resort
We’re beginning at Artwork of Animation, the place you’ll discover the Skyliner Station which is able to service AoA and Pop Century Resorts when the brand new gondola transportation system begins carrying company this fall. Building continues on the station itself, however we’re making a pit cease. Yeah, it’s a rest room break. 😉 You’ll discover the brand new Skyliner Station loos on the Artwork of Animation finish of Technology Hole Bridge.
And with all these ubiquitous building fences, you may assume we couldn’t get a great shot of how issues are progressing, however we’re not above shoving a cellphone by means of a spot, so…
Test it out! The outside construction appears to be in good condition, and varieties are down and prepared for concrete walkways. We’ll regulate these colours to see if the colour scheme stays blue and yellow, however we in any other case love the sail-like form of the overhang. Perhaps it’s purported to seem like a web page turning, much like exterior decor at Artwork of Animation?
There seems additionally to be a water fountain (can we get a bottle refiller station, please?!) and signage, too! It’s enjoyable to see issues coming collectively!
Building doesn’t cease on the Skyliner Station, although, as a part of Artwork of Animation’s foyer is presently closed for building. We’re instructed they’re engaged on the flooring (and we hope they’ll preserve the colourful tile!). Be aware that the primary entrance is closed, so company and guests are being directed to make use of the facet entrance that’s near the bus stops (and behind these giant animation items you may see from the car parking zone).
Discover that about half the foyer is blocked off as work progresses behind that huge ‘ol barrier.
They’ve tried to spiffy it up with some animation art work, however, you understand, black plastic simply isn’t working with the decor.
Phrase is that when one part is full, work will progress to the following part of the foyer and, lastly, by means of the Ink & Paint Store. Solid members inform us the work is predicted to proceed by means of September.
Contained in the reward store, there are many H2O+ merchandise for buy, and the Want Granted promo (complimentary reward with buy of $60+ of H2O merchandise) remains to be being marketed.
We noticed Toy Story four merchandise at a few resorts on this go to, together with Artwork of Animation. Click on right here to see extra data about merch at Walt Disney World!
Friends at Artwork of Animation can take part in Mickey Tie-Dye for a small charge. Signage is up within the foyer to promote this providing. (We all know it’s not new, however we needed to replace for company heading to the resort!)
Animation Drawing Lessons are additionally occurring twice a day — however the location has moved whereas the foyer work is underway. Friends can now get their artwork on within the Resort Airline Verify-In Room.
What’s New at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Pop Century Resort’s All the pieces Pop meals court docket has delineated an Specific Lane for these company paying with money and credit score solely.
The pastry case has a number of irresistible cupcakes. The Birthday Sundae Cupcake is right here, in addition to a Cookies ‘n’ Cream. A few choices are pre-packaged in to-go containers, which is useful in case you’re in search of a bedtime snack. 😉
For Mom’s Day, Pop had a Strawberry Lemon Cupcake full with sugar daisy.
The outdated Millennial Pink cupcake design stays right here (see it from a yr in the past!) — and it’s guava-flavored!
Americana merch is having a heyday, and we noticed this Glow Necklace within the All the pieces Pop reward store.
As for resort facilities, company can be a part of a “family-friendly portray class” at Portray with a Pop! It’s not a brand new providing, however it’s a enjoyable one we needed you to find out about.
What’s New at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo Home was fairly quiet on our go to! We discovered this lovely Sunshine Cupcake at Mara, the resort’s fast service spot. Learn our overview right here!
Friends have been additionally having some wet day enjoyable within the foyer creating art work with rubbings of animal shapes!
Good job, kiddos!
What’s New at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort
There was wet day enjoyable at Saratoga Springs Resort, too. Video games have been arrange on this low desk within the foyer, and forged members have been available (free from lifeguard responsibility!) to play, too!
We love the identify of the portray class at Saratoga Springs: Win, Paint, Present! (Try that hashtag to see some people’ art work!)
Then there’s this resort-specific exercise: Purple Martin Nest Checks! Individuals get a Potion Purple beverage totally free!
Featured Cupcakes at Artist’s Palette are nonetheless Orange Fowl and Aladdin!
And within the store at Saratoga Springs, company can choose up Disney’s Riviera Resort gear, together with some new-to-us jackets and cellphone circumstances.
We additionally noticed Mickey and Minnie rain gear! See what different enjoyable, new rain gear got here out just lately!
What’s New at Disney’s Port Orleans — French Quarter
At Port Orleans French Quarter, we stated “hey, y’all” to Steve! He’s in regards to the friendliest particular person this facet of the Mississippi Delta, so in case you’re visiting the French Quarter, don’t overlook to say hello!
French Quarter additionally had this huge, organized pin buying and selling board. What satisfying rows they’ve created. Tiana, we’re there, woman!
Princess and the Frog followers, take a look at this enjoyable Trivia Board! We’re seeing these at numerous resorts, they usually’re a enjoyable technique to take a look at your Disney data!
For resort-specific enjoyable, the Bathe of Flowers Scavenger Hunt at French Quarter appears like a blast! Use hints on this listing to search out hidden flowers in public locations all through the resort. Then flip in your sheet for a prize! We discovered Dumbo — however we’re not saying the place! 😉
Enjoyable portray alternatives on the Port Orleans resorts, too!
What’s New at Disney’s Port Orleans — Riverside
Ooh, extra pin board enjoyable! This one captures the alphabetic enjoyable that’s “PO.”
And extra foyer enjoyable at Riverside, too! However not simply enjoyable: Enjoyable & Video games!
Along with coloration pages that includes characters, the resort additionally had some floor-sized Snakes & Ladders!
Riverside-specific artwork alternative is Dockside Drawing in River Roost Lounge. A lot artwork, so little trip time, y’all!
And if you wish to nama-stay slightly calmer on trip, be a part of Poolside Yoga at Riverside’s Ol’ Man Island. This free occasion has area for 20!
After which use your new-found zen to scoop up some extra Toy Story four merch! 😉
And in case it wasn’t abundantly clear, our resort day was… wet. However that’s okay: you may drop a waterfall of money cash on some ponchos and umbrellas, obtainable behind every register at Fulton’s Normal Retailer!
Splish, splash, we had a blast visiting these resorts, even with the rain! Thanks for leaping in puddles with us — and keep tuned for our subsequent (hopefully dry and sunny) What’s New at Walt Disney World!
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