The Pool at Disney's BoardWalk Inn
  • On Feb 22, 2022
    Jennifer from CT Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi!! We’re only 5 days away from our vacation!! We’re DVC members and staying at the Boardwalk Villas! Since is our first time staying there during Phased Reopening, what are the must do’s at the resort, but also along the Boardwalk?

    Hey there, Jennifer! Welcome back to planDisney and Welcome Home, neighbor! I'm so excited to see you here with another oh-so-fun question! Chatting about Disney Vacation Club Resorts is my favorite!

    Eeeek! In just days, you'll be arriving at Disney's BoardWalk Villas, ready to begin your magical adventure at The Most Magical Place on Earth! I am SO excited for you! I could go on and on (and on and on) about everything that I love about BoardWalk Villas, including the theming, the lively vibe, the endless list of nearby restaurants, Luna Park Pool (my favorite waterslide!), and the fun Resort activities. This is one of my Home Resorts and has been my most visited home away from home since Walt Disney World Resort's reopening, so, you have come to the right place, and I'm thrilled to answer this question for you today! 

    My first list of BoardWalk must-dos revolves around the rumbly in my tumbly, and this list is ENDLESS, so, here are my favorites. Our first stop is always AbracadaBar, and if you enjoy a cocktail, I must recommend the Pepper's Ghost, a delicious libation unique to this very unique lounge. Secondly, dinner and breakfast at Trattoria al Forno are both a must for my family on every trip. I daydream about the Poached Eggs with creamy Polenta for breakfast and the garlic bread and Lasagna al Forno for dinner. Mmmm. Next, don't miss BoardWalk Bakery! It's the perfect place to grab the Everything Everything Sandwich for breakfast, Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup for lunch, and the oh-so-yummy Key Lime Tart for dessert. Lastly, did you hear that Flying Fish is re-open?! This signature dining experience is fabulous and has been excitedly welcomed back with open arms. 

    When we aren't snacking, one of our favorite things to do is rent surrey bikes from the BoardWalk or rent bikes from the Ferris W. Eahlers Community Hall and cruise the BoardWalk and around Crescent Lake. This is such a fun way to explore the Resort and surrounding area! While having a blast on the BoardWalk, be sure to stop and play the BoardWalk games! One of my favorite Disney memories is from last fall when my daughter jumped up and down with utter joy after winning a big prize.  

    My best advice is to spend time strolling up and down the BoardWalk during the day and at night and enjoy the entertainment and everything it has to offer to find your own favorites. With the return of BoardWalk Joe's Marvelous Margaritas (one of my favorite little spots), The To-Go Cart, Jellyrolls, and the Atlantic Dance Hall Thursday through Sunday nights, the BoardWalk is full of life and Disney magic again! There is SO much to do, see and taste here; you are sure to have the best time!

    Jennifer, I'm wishing you the most magical upcoming vacation! Stop by any time to chat about DVC Resorts or anything you may have a question about!

    I hope to see ya real soon,
    Mandy
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Meet the Panelist: Mandy, Louisiana

I'm Mandy - Louisiana girl, wife, Mommy and lover of all things Disney. Walt Disney World Resort is my family's happy place, and our vacations are equal parts rope-drop thrilling and poolside chilling. For us, the best things in life aren't things at all, and we believe in investing in experiences and making magical memories together. Our Disney Vacation Club Membership has been our investment into a lifetime of unforgettable family fun. It's our key to the magic, and I can't wait to help you unlock yours! Learn More About Mandy

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