As we kick off the Boulder Ridge review series, we’re rebroadcasting a show with legendary Disney historian Jim Korkis about the history and backstories of one of my home resorts: Wilderness Lodge. Jim is a former cast member at Disney in numerous roles. At one time, Jim led tour groups for Disney at Wilderness Lodge. In part one, Jim covers the history of the resort from the original concept of Cypress Point Lodge to what became Wilderness Lodge. Episode 205
What is there to do at Disney Vacation Club’s Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa? These VGF owners have nothing but glowing things to share. A LOT! Chad chats with Sam Schapman, Ron Schammert, and Jacki Schammert to scoop on all VGF activities. If you missed the previous mDVCPoints episodes on VGC, visit https://mydvcpoints.com/vgf to catch up on our content. Episode 203.
PSA: Do not listen to this episode hungry. It’s time for the Grand Floridian dining review show. Chad chats and chews with Sam Schapmann, My DVC Points first-timers Pamela Schapmann and Christy Gerken, and DVC Resale Market’s Scotty Kauffman. We’ll cover everything you want to know about dining at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, from quick-service options to the finest dining at Walt Disney World. Episode 202
The grandest of DVC episodes starts here! Join a panel of experts to dive deep into Disney Vacation Club’s Villas at the Grand Floridian room types. From studios to the grand villas, we’ll talk about the views, the new DVC building at Big Pine Key, the value of our points, and tips for owning at the Grand Flo. Listen all the way to the end of this episode for some great tips on which rooms to request for your next Grand Floridian DVC stay. Special shout out to DVC News for their in-depth guide to all things DVC. Episode 201
Commonly vaunted by Disney as its “flagship resort,” and “crown jewel” of the DVC Disney World resort collection … join Chad and his guests, Emily Hicks and Sam Schapmann, as they reminisce on the history of one of Disney World’s most storied resorts — The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. We explore the history of the resort all the way through the DVC addition and secondary offering of DVC points when they converted the Big Pine Key building to DVC.