Value Resorts Offer Way More Eye Candy
Welcome to the next stop on Magical Blogorail Orange. Today we are reviewing the value resorts at Walt Disney World.
It is common to think of the value resorts only in terms of money. How much can I save by staying at one? But we might also think of them in terms of fun for families. How kid-friendly are they? Or we might choose one based on location. How close is it to my favorite theme park? All of these reasons for staying at a value resort are valid!
But you just know they aren’t the reasons I’m going to promote! No, I love the value resorts because I honestly feel they have a higher level of theming than both the moderate and deluxe resorts. Visit the Coronado Springs or Polynesian resorts and you’ll come away with a few dozen photographs. Visit a value resort, like the Art of Animation (pictured above) and you can potentially come away with literally hundreds of amazing shots!
Pop Century Resort
Each value resort has a theme worthy of a photo essay! So let’s break them down:
All-Star Music – Music styles include: Calypso; Rock; Country; Broadway; and Jazz
All-Star Sports – Duh! But seriously, the sports represented are: Surfing; Baseball; Basketball; Tennis; and American Football
All-Star Movies – Expect to see giant representations of: 101 Dalmatians; Toy Story; Fantasia; The Mighty Ducks; and Herbie, The Love Bug
Pop Century Resort – Featuring pop cultural icons such as the: Yo-Yo, Mickey Phone (pictured above), Big Wheels, and too many more to list here!
Art of Animation – Four mega-themes: Cars; Little Mermaid; Finding Nemo; and Lion King
Of these five resorts, I’d say the best for theming are the Pop Century and Art of Animation. This is not to say the other resorts don’t yield magnificent photo opportunities, especially if music, sports, or movies are your thing. But Disney seems to have added so much more to the last two value resorts.
All-Star Music Resort
Karen and I stay almost exclusively at value resorts, even though we don’t have children, and could save up to stay at more expensive lodgings. But just walking through the themed walkways of each section of a value resort almost makes our vacations!
So when you’re looking to book your next on-site resort, don’t forget to consider the most themed resorts of all: Disney’s All-Star and Value Resorts!
Here is the map of our Magical Blogorail Orange | Walt Disney World Value Resort Reviews Loop:
- 1st Stop – Dad for Disney | Drawing a New Value Resort – Inside Art of Animation
- 2nd Stop – Frontierland Station | Experience The Nostalgia of Pop Century
- 3rd Stop – Bibbidi Bobbidi Booze | Why You Shouldn’t Rule Out A Value Resort For Your Disney Vacation
- 4th Stop – Adventure in the Great Wide Somewhere | Let’s Go To The Movies!
- 5th Stop – Cool Nouns by Lee Beatens | (you are here)