The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

One of the crown jewels of Disney World resorts was opened in June 1988, right next to the Magic Kingdom… The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Right off the bat, the magnificent lobby could take your breath away at how beautiful it is, how sweeping it is, and how… well, grand it is, from seeing several floors all the way to the live piano music playing in the lobby (and if it’s Christmas time, the smell of the live size gingerbread house will almost put you to sleep…)

Once you get past the lobby, and check into your rooms, be it in the main building or out by the water or overlooking a garden, and even some rooms allowing you to see fireworks from the window, you can dine with Alice, Mary Poppins, Pooh, Tigger, and Mad Hatter for breakfast, or Cinderella, Prince Charming and more for dinner… or have a family dinner at Grand Floridian Cafe… or fine dining at Citrico’s or Narcoosee’s… take a boat out from the marina… enjoy the pool… hit the beach… all before taking the boat over to Magic Kingdom!